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  1. Scott JoplinUrban blues

          

  2. The Four TopsMotown

          

  3. Sister Rosetta TharpeGospel singer, writer, and guitarist. Popular styles not accepted by her religious followers

          

  4. Billie HolidayRhythm and Blues, most successful R&B group of 40s

          

  5. Ornette ColemanBig Band/Swing

          

  6. The Cotton ClubMotown

          

  7. Golden Gate QuartetFunk, had various funk groups, synthesizers, bass playing

          

  8. Thelonius MonkPhilly Int. music writer

          

  9. Lamon DozierMotown song writer

          

  10. Duke EllingtonFunk, had various funk groups, synthesizers, bass playing

          

  11. Dave Porter and Isaac HayesMotown

          

  12. Brian and Eddie HollandMotown song writers

          

  13. Thomas D. RiceRhythm and Blues, most successful R&B group of 40s

          

  14. Sam CookeSoul

          

  15. Charlie ParkerBebop, soloist whose playing was often fast and angular, with varying moods

          

  16. Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" MortonRhythm and blues

          

  17. Earth, Wind, and FireFunk

          

  18. Leon HuffPhilly Int. music writer

          

  19. Lighnin' HopkinsRural blues

          

  20. Mahalia JacksonMotown

          

  21. "Ma" RaineyRhythm and blues

          

  22. Willie Mae Ford SmithGospel

          

  23. Dizzy GillespieRhythm and Blues, lead to Rock and Roll, he merged R&B with gospel

          

  24. Sam and DaveStax artist

          

  25. Diana Ross and the SupremesMotown

          

  26. Otis ReddingStax artist

          

  27. Afrika BambataHip-hop, DJ who was an innovator in the drum machine and synthesizers

          

  28. Koko TaylorPhilly Int. lyrics writer

          

  29. The O'JaysMotown

          

  30. Ray CharlesRhythm and Blues, lead to Rock and Roll, he merged R&B with gospel

          

  31. Blind Lemon JeffersonRural blues, most influential

          

  32. W. Herbert BrewsterBig Band/Swing Kansas City piano player of Bennie Moten Band

          

  33. Kenny GamblePhilly Int. lyrics writer

          

  34. Jimi HendrixFunk

          

  35. Joseph "King" OliverClassic blues

          

  36. Harold Marvin and the Blue NotesPhilly Int. artist

          

  37. Chuck BerryEarly rock and roll

          

  38. John ColtraneFree jazz, started as a rhythm and blues sax player and worked in a variety of styles

          

  39. Berry GordyEarly rock and roll

          

  40. James CottonUrban blues

          

  41. William Grant StillAfrican-American composer in the European tradition

          

  42. The TemptationsMotown

          

  43. Smokey Robinson and the MiraclesMotown

          

  44. The Jackson 5Motown

          

  45. George ClintonBig Band/Swing composer and bandleader. "Jungle Music"

          

  46. Willie Mae "Big Mama" ThortonRhythm and blues

          

  47. Shirley CaesarBebop, soloist whose playing was often fast and angular, with varying moods

          

  48. Sallie MartinGospel

          

  49. Charles MingusAvant garde jazz, bassist and composer who didn't write his music down

          

  50. Louis ArmstrongNew Orleans jazz, expert trumpet player and created scat singing

          

  51. Gladys Knight and the PipsMotown

          

  52. DJ Kool HercSoul

          

  53. Chess RecordsUrban blues recording company in Chicago

          

  54. Mamie SmithClassic blues, "Crazy Blues" caused spread of blues

          

  55. Ben E. KingFounder of Motown Records, Motown music

          

  56. MFSBPhilly Int. artist

          

  57. LeadbellyRural blues

          

  58. Marvin GayeStax artist

          

  59. Sidney BechetGospel, set up most of her songs with a sermonette

          

  60. James BrownSoul

          

  61. Benny GoodmanBig Band/Swing

          

  62. Bert WilliamsGospel, considered one of the great voices of gospel music. Influenced later soul singers

          

  63. Teddy PendergastBig Band/Swing

          

  64. Lester YoungBig Band/Swing

          

  65. Charles A. TindleyPhiladelphia minister and composer widely accepted by the black community. Hymns are often embellished with moans, slides and blue notes

          

  66. Soul StirrersUrban blues

          

  67. Smokey RobinsonMotown

          

  68. Louis JordanNew Orleans jazz, expert trumpet player and created scat singing

          

  69. Count BasieBig Band/Swing Kansas City piano player of Bennie Moten Band

          

  70. Max RoachSoul

          

  71. Wilson PickettMotown song writer

          

  72. Grandmaster FlashBig Band/Swing

          

  73. Bud PowellBebop

          

  74. Thomas A. Dorsey"Father of Gospel Music", composer of over 1000 songs. Blues pianist in Atlanta

          

  75. Howlin' WolfUrban blues

          

  76. Bessie SmithClassic blues, "Crazy Blues" caused spread of blues

          

  77. "Fats" DominoRural blues

          

  78. Bo DiddleyRural blues

          

  79. Stevie WonderGospel

          

  80. B.B. KingStax artist

          

  81. Muddy WatersUrban blues, recorded with Chess Records. Direct influence on rock and roll

          

  82. Charley PattonBebop, soloist whose playing was often fast and angular, with varying moods

          

  83. Clara Ward SingersBig Band/Swing

          

  84. Ella FitzgeraldBebop, rich powerful voice, use of scat singing

          

  85. Sly and the Family StoneFunk

          

  86. Francis Johnson19th century instrumental music

          

  87. James ClevelandUrban blues

          

  88. Kirk FranklinGospel, one of the most successful recent gospel musicians, used popular music with a religious message

          

  89. Marion WilliamsGospel, considered one of the great voices of gospel music. Influenced later soul singers

          

  90. Edward "Son" HouseNew Orleans jazz

          

  91. Dorothy Love CoatesMotown

          

  92. Robert Johnson19th century instrumental music

          

  93. Little RichardNew Orleans jazz

          

  94. Buddy GuyUrban blues

          

  95. Aretha FranklinSoul

          

  96. Booker T. and the MGsStax artist

          

  97. Coleman HawkinsBig Band/Swing

          

  98. Rev. Richard AllenMost influential early AA religious leader, African Methodist Episcopal Church

          

  99. The Funk BrothersMotown

          

  100. Miles DavisCool Jazz and later "Bitches Brew" started Jazz/Rock Fusion. Trumpet