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100 Greatest 'Live' Music Artists

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Criteria: Based upon reputation within music circles at their peak and their consistency at maintaining that high performance level over time, the impact of their live performances on their career and influence on the evolution of live shows.

Edited By: Sampson
Last Updated: 11-09-2010

100 Greatest Live Rock Artists
  1. James Brown
  2. Bruce Springsteen
  3. Elvis Presley
  4. The Who
  5. Otis Redding
  6. Ike & Tina Turner
  7. The Rolling Stones
  8. Solomon Burke
  9. Michael Jackson
10. Parliament/Funkadelic
11. Bo Diddley
12. Sam & Dave
13. Queen
14. Led Zeppelin
15. Jackie Wilson
16. The Grateful Dead
17. Little Richard
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Fats Domino
20. AC/DC
21. Sam Cooke
22. The Allman Brothers Band
23. U2
24. Big Jay McNeely
25. Jerry Lee Lewis
26. Prince
27. Pearl Jam
28. Van Halen
29. The Temptations
30. Elton John
31. Bill Haley & The Comets
32. Bob Marley
33. Cream
34. Janis Joplin
35. Billy Joel
36. Janet Jackson
37. The Dominoes
38. The Cadillacs
39. Pink Floyd
40. The Isley Brothers
41. Screamin' Jay Hawkins
42. Alice Cooper
43. Jefferson Airplane
44. Chuck Berry
45. The Roots
46. Kiss
47. Iggy & The Stooges
48. The Treniers
49. Metallica
50. The Beach Boys
51. Bob Dylan
52. Joe Tex
53. Run-D.M.C.
54. Phish
55. Earth, Wind & Fire
56. The Ramones
57. The MC5
58. Madonna
59. The Doors
60. Sly & The Family Stone
61. Rush
62. Public Enemy
63. The Johnny Otis Show
64. Quicksilver Messenger Service
65. The Supremes
66. Aerosmith
67. Stevie Wonder
68. Wynonie Harris
69. Deep Purple
70. Red Hot Chili Peppers
71. Ruth Brown
72. Neil Young
73. Sugar Pie DeSanto
74. Dick Dale
75. Ray Charles
76. Black Sabbath
77. Santana
78. Rufus Thomas
79. Kanye West
80. Johnny "Guitar" Watson
81. Iron Maiden
82. Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five
83. Rage Against The Machine
84. Gene Vincent & The Blue Caps
85. Nirvana
86. N.W.A
87. Sonny Til & The Orioles
88. Digital Underground
89. Judas Priest
90. Yes
91. Isaac Hayes
92. Talking Heads
93. Wu-Tang Clan
94. Van Morrison
95. Professor Longhair
96. Etta James
97. David Bowie
98. The Staple Singers
99. The Sonics
100. The Vibrations

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Live at Leeds - The Who

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