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American bands, musicians, and singers.

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The 3 Pieces, 3PM, The 5th Dimension, 5uu’s, 7th Wonder, The 8th Day, The 9th Creation, The 13th Floor, 21st Century, 24-Carat Black, 94 East, 100 Proof Aged in Soul, 100% Pure Poison, The 360 Degree Music Experience, 707, 805, 1619 Bad Ass Band, 1994

A-440, A=440, A Euphonious Wail, A Taste of Honey, A Thinking Plague, Abattoir, Abel, Ace Spectrum, AD, ADC Band, The Advancement, The Aerovons, Affirmation, Afrique, After All, Afterbach, Afterglow, Agent Steel, Ahmad Jamal, Air, Airplay, Al Di Meola, Al Foster, Al Green, Al Hudson & The Partners, Al Jarreau, Al Johnson, Al Williams Quintet Plus One, Al Wilson, Albatross, Albert Ayler, Albert Heath, Alcatrazz, Alex Brown, Alexander O’Neal, Alfonzo, Alice Clark, Alice Coltrane, Alkana, Allee Willis, Allen Toussaint, Alliance, Allies, The Allman Brothers Band, Alphonse Mouzon, Alphonso Johnson, Alshia, Alton McClain & Destiny, Amazing Rhythm Aces, The Ambassadors, Ambiance, Ambrosia, America, American Flyer, American Noise, American Tears, Amii Stewart, Amnesty, Amulet, Anacostia, André Cymone, Andrew Gold, Andrew Hill, Andy Bey, Andy Pratt, Angel, Angela Bofill, Anglo-Saxon Brown, Animotion, Anita Baker, Anita Ward, Ann Peebles, Ann Sexton, Annihilator, Another Roadside Attraction, Anthony Davis, Antique, Aorta, Appaloosa, The Appletree Theatre, Arc Angel, Archie Bell & The Drells, Archie Shepp, Aretha Franklin, Ariel, Arnie Lawrence, Ars Nova, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Art Ensemble of Chicago, Art Farmer, Art Webb, Arthur, Arthur Jones, The Artistics, Artport, Ashbury, Ashford & Simpson, Asia, Assemblage, The Association, Astrë, The Atlanta Disco Band, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Atlantic Starr, Atlantis Philharmonic, Atmospheres, Attila, Attitudes, Aura, Auracle, Aurora, Aurora Borealis, Aurra, Autograph, Automatic Man, Aviary, The Awakening, Axe, Azar Lawrence, Aztec Two-Step, AztecaTOP

The B-52’s, B-H-Y, B.T. Express, Baby Grand, Baby Huey, Babylon, Baird Hersey and the Year of the Ear, Balance, Ballin’jack, Baltimora, Band of Thieves, Band X, Bang, Bangor Flying Circus, The Bar-Kays, Barbara & Ernie, Barbara Acklin, Barbara Mason, Barbra Streisand, The Bards, Barnaby Bye, Barry & Glodean, Barry Manilow, Barry Miles, Barry White, Bayeté Umbra Zindiko, Bazuka, The Beach Boys, Bear, The Beckies, Ben Sidran, Benitez and Nebula, Bennie Maupin, Berlin, Bernard Purdie, Bernard Wright, Bernie Worrell, Bert Sommer, The Best of Both Worlds, Bethlehem Asylum, Bette Midler, Betty Davis, Betty Wright, Bettye Crutcher, Bettye Lavette, Bill Brandon, Bill Champlin, Bill Connors, Bill Evans, Bill Quateman, Bill Summers and Summers Heat, Bill Watrous, Bill Withers, Billy Brooks, Billy Cobham, Billy Harper, Billy Joel, Billy Paul, Billy Preston, Billy Squier, Birdsongs of the Mesozoic, Birtha, Birthright, Blac Dog, Black Heart, Black Heat, Black Ice, Black Ivory, Black Merda, Black Nasty, Black Renaissance, Black Smoke, The Blackbyrds, Blair, Blondie, Blood Sweat & Tears, Bloodrock, Bloodstone, Bloontz, Blue Condition, Blue Magic, Blue Mitchell, Blue Öyster Cult, Blues Image, Bo Kirkland & Ruth Davis, Boatz, Bob Berg, Bob James, Bob Welch, Bobbi Humphrey, Bobby Bland, Bobby Boyd Congress, Bobby Broom, Bobby Caldwell, Bobby Glenn, Bobby Hutcherson, Bobby Lyle, Bobby Thurston, Bobby Williams, Bobby Womack, Bobbye Hall, Boffalongo, Bohannon, Bonnie Raitt, Boomerang, Boones Farm, Bootsy’s Rubber Band, Booty People, Boscoe, Boston, The Boston Tea Party, Bottom & Co., Bourgeois Tagg, Boz Scaggs, Brainstorm, Brass Construction, Brass Fever, Bread, Breakwater, The Brecker Brothers, Brett Smiley, Brick, Brides of Funkenstein, Brock Walsh, Brocas Helm, Bronin Hogman Band, The Brooklyn Bronx & Queens Band, Brother to Brother, The Brothers Johnson, Bruce Cameron Jazz Ensemble, Bruce Ditmas, Bruce Fisher, Bubble Puppy, Buccaneer, Buckingham & Nicks, Buddy Miles, Buddy Rich, Bull Angus, Bunky Green, Bunny Sigler, The Buoys, Burton Inc., Buster Williams, Byron Morris & UnityTOP

C. J. & Co., Cal Tjader, Caldera, Calender, Cameo, Cameron, Candi Staton, Cane and Able, Cannata, Captain Beefheart, Captain & Tennille, Captain Beyond, Carl Sherlock Holmes, Carla Bley, Carlos Santana, Carly Simon, Carmen, Carmen Lundy, Carol Douglas, Carol Woods, Carole Bayer Sager, Carole King, Carolyn Crawford, Carolyn Franklin, Carolyne Mas, Carpenters, The Cars, Carter Jefferson, Cartoon, Catalyst, Cathedral, Cathexis, Cecil McBee, Cedar Walton, Cee Farlow, Celia Yancey, Cesar Ascarrunz, Chainsaw JazzChairmen of the Board, Chaka Khan, Chakra, Chalis, Chamaeleon Church, Change, Changó, Chanson, Charles Earland, Charles Hilton Brown, Charles Mingus, Charles Sullivan, Charles Tolliver, Charles Tyler, Charlie & The Pep Boys, Charlie Rouse, Chase, Chelsea Beige, Cherrelle, Cherry People, Cheryl Dilcher, Cheryl Lynn, Chester Thompson, The Chi-Lites, Chic, Chicago, Chicago Gangsters, Chick Corea, Chico Hamilton, Child’s Play, Chocolate Milk, Chocolateclay, Christopher Cross, Chrysalis, Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers, The City, City Limits, Clarence “Fuzzy” Haskins, Clarence Carter, Clareon, Claudia Lennear, Cleveland Eaton, Clifford Brown, Climax, Coalition, Cobra, Cock Robin, Cold Blood, Cold Fire, Colours, Comateens, Commodores, The Common People, Compost, Con Funk Shun, Continuum, Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose, Corpus, Cory, The Counts, Courtial, Coven, Crack, Crack the Sky, Craig Mirijanian, Crane, Creation, Craig Peyton Group, Creative Source, Cristina, Crosby Stills & Nash, Crown Heights Affair, Crumbacher, The Crusaders, Crystal Circus, Crystal Winds, The Cult, Curlew, Curtis Mayfield, Cybotron, Cymande, Cyndi LauperTOP

D. Beaver, D Train, D.J. Rogers, Dakila, Dakota, The Damnation of Adam Blessing, Dan Fogelberg, Dan Hartman, Dan Siegel, Dane Donohue, Danny O’Keefe, Dark Day, Daryl Hall, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Dave Valentin, David Ackles, David Batteau, David Forman, David Friedman, David Friesen, David Newman, David Oliver, David Roberts, David Ruffin, David Sancious, David Werner, Dayton, Dazz Band, The Dead Kennedys, Dean Friedman, Death Angel, Debra Laws, DECO, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Dee Dee Sharp, Dee Dee Warwick, Dee Edwards, Defunkt, The Delfonics, Demian, Demon Fuzz, Deniece Williams, Denise LaSalle, Dennis Wilson, Detective, Detroit Emeralds, The Detroit Jazz Composers Ltd., Device, Devo, Dexter Wansel, Dial M, Diana Ross, Dianne Brooks, Dianne Reeves, Dick Schory, Diga Rhythm Band, Dio, Dionne Warwick, Dixie Dregs, Dizzy Gillespie, Djam Karet, Doctor Nerve, Dokken, Don “Sugarcane” Harris, Don Cherry, Don Covay, Don Ellis, Don Henley, Don Mock, Don Pullen, Don Sebesky, Donald Austin, Donald Byrd, Donald Fagen, Donna McGhee, Donna Summer, Donna Washington, Donnie Iris, Donny Hathaway, The Doors, Dorian, Dorothy Moore, Dorothy Carter, Double Exposure, Doug Carn, Doug Hammond, Doug Lucas, Dragonwyck, Drama, The Dramatics, Dream Theater, Dreamboy, Dreams, Dry Jack, Dryewater, The Dukes, Dunn & Bruce Street, Dust, The Dynamic Superiors, DynastyTOP

Eagles, Eardance, Earl Klugh, Earth Opera, Earth Wind & Fire, Earthquire, Earthstar, Earwacks, East Bay Rhythm, East Coast, East Harlem Bus Stop, Easter Island, Ebonee Webb, Ebony Rhythm Funk Campaign, The Ebonys, Ecstasy Passion & Pain, Eddie Floyd, Eddie Harris, Eddie Hazel, Eddie Henderson, Eddie Holman, Eddie Kendricks, Eddie Russ, Edna Wright, The Edwards Generation, Edwin Birdsong, Edwin Starr, Eighties Ladies, Eleanore Mills, The Electric Flag, Electromagnets, Elephant’s Memory, Eleventh House, The Eliminators, Ellen Shipley, Elliott Fisher, Eloise Laws, The Emotions, Enchantment, England Dan & John Ford Coley, The Ensemble Al-Salaam, Eric Andersen, Eric Carmen, Eric Dolphy, Eric Dunbar, Eric Gale, Eric Johnson, Eric Kloss, Eric Tagg, Erma Franklin, Ernie Hines, The Escorts, Eskimo, Essra Mohawk, Esther Phillips, Esther Satterfield, Esther Williams, Eternity’s Children, Ethos, Etta James, Eugene McDaniels, Euphoria, Evelyn “Champagne” King, Executive Suite, Exit 9, Experience Unlimited, Experimental Products, ExpressoTOP

Face Dancer, Face to Face, The Facts of Life, Fairchild, Fal Frett, The Fallen Angels, Family Circle, Fandango, Fanny, Fantastic Four, Fantasy, Fat Larry’s Band, Fat Water, The Fatback Band, Fats Theus, Faze-O, Felt, Fern Kinney, Fever Tree, Fibonaccis, Fifty Foot Hose, The Final Solution, Finis Henderson, Fiona, Fire Fox, Fireballet, Firefall, First Choice, First Cosins Jazz Ensemble, Flame, Flight, The Flirtations, The Floaters, Floating Opera, The Flock, Flotsam and Jetsam, Fly by Night, Flying Island, Folly’s Pool, Fontella Bass, Fonzi Thornton, Force of Nature, Ford Theatre, Foreigner, Forever Einstein, Formula 1, Forty-Seven Times Its Own Weight, Fotomaker, The Four Seasons, Four Tops, Foxy, Frank Foster, Frank Lowe, Frank Pisani, Frank Stallone, Frank Strazzeri, Frank Walton, Frank Zappa, Franke and the Knockouts, Frannie Golde, Fred Wesley and The Horny Horns, Fred Wesley and the J.B.’s, Freda Payne, Freddie Hubbard, Freddie Jackson, Freddie Robinson, Frederick Knight, The Free Design, Free Life, The Freeborne, French TV, The Friends of Distinction, Fresh Start, The Frost, Full Circle, Full Moon, Full Moon, Funk Deluxe, Funk Factory, Funk Inc., Funkadelic, Fuse, Fuse One, The Futures, The Fuzz, FyterTOP

Galdston & Thom, Games, Gamma, Gang’s Back, Gandalf, The Gap Band, Garnet Mimms, Gary Bartz, Gary Burton, Gary Myrick, Gary Ogan, Gary Toms Empire, Gary Wilson, Gary Wright, Gas Mask, Gaston, Gayle Adams, Gene Dunlap, Gene Harris, Gene Page, General Caine, General Crook, General Johnson, Genesis, Genre, Geoffrey Chandler, George Adams, George Benson, George Clinton, George Duke, George Freeman, George McCrae, George-Edwards, Giant Crab, Giants, Gil Scott-Heron, Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Glass Harp, The Glass House, Glenn Jones, Gloria Barnes, Gloria Gaynor, Gloria Scott, Godmoma, Goliath, Good God, Goodthunder, Googie and Tom Coppola, The Gordian Knot, Gordon Michaels, Gordon Parks, GQ, Graham Central Station, Granicus, Grant Green, Graphic, Greg Guidry, Greg Perry, Greg Phillinganes, Gregory James Edition, Grey & Hanks, Grey Matter, Griffin, Grinderswitch, The Grodeck Whipperjenny, Groundstar, Group 87, Grover Washington Jr., Gulliver, Gwen Guthrie, Gwen McCrae, GypsyTOP

Hadley Caliman, Hal Galper, Hamilton Streetcar, Hammer, Hampton Grease Band, Hands, Hank Crawford, Happy the Man, Harlem Underground Band, Harlequin Mass, Harold Alexander, Harold Land, Harold McKinney, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, Harold Vick, Harold Wheeler Consort, Harriet Schock, Harry Chapin, Harry Nilsson, Harry Partch, The Harvey Averne Barrio Band, Harvey Mason, Haystacks Balboa, Haze, Head East, The Headhunters, The Heath Brothers, Heart, Heat, Heatwave, Heaven & Earth, Heliocentric, Help, Henry Franklin, Henry Gaffney, Herb Alpert, Herbie Hancock, Herbie Mann, Hi-Gloss, High Fashion, High Voltage, Hillary Blaze, Hiroshima, Hodges James & Smith, Holding Pattern, The Holy Mackerel, Hotel, The Hook, The Hooters, The Hoovers, Hot Flash, Horace Silver, Horace Tapscott, Horacee Arnold, Hot, Hot Chocolate, Hounds, Houston Person, Howard Tate, However, HSAS, Hubert Eaves, Hubert Laws, Hues Corporation, Hugh BrodieTOP

I-Level, I-Ten, Ice, Icon, Id, Ides of March, Idris Muhammad, Iggy Pop, Ike White, Iltar, Impact, The Impressions, I.N.D., The Independents, Industry, Inez Foxx, Ingram, Inner Dialogue, Inner Life, Inner Vision, Innersections, The Insect Trust, Inserts, Instant Funk, Irma Thomas, Iron Butterfly, Isaac Hayes, Isis, The Isley Brothers, It’s a Beautiful Day, Ivan Boogaloo Joe Jones, Ixt AduxTOP

J. J. Johnson, J.J. Cale, J.R. Bailey, Jack Ashford, Jack DeJohnette, Jack Hammond, Jack McDuff, Jackson 5ive, Jackson Sisters, Jacksons, Jaco Pastorius, Jade, Jaisun, Jam Factory, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, James Brown, James Chance, James Gang, James Gilstrap, James Ingram, James Mason, James Newton Howard, James Taylor, James Vincent, James Wells, James Williams, Jammers, Jane Getz, Janet Jackson, Janet Lawson Quintet, Janis Siegel, Jasmine, Jasper Wrath, Jay Ferguson, JD Emmanual, Jean Carne, Jeff Lorber Fusion, Jeff Phelps, Jeffrey Osborne, Jellyroll, Jeremy Steig, Jerry Butler, Jerry Goodman, Jewel, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmie Spheeris, Jimmy Castor Bunch, Jimmy Jackson, Jimmy McGriff, Jimmy Owens, Jimmy Ponder, Jimmy Smith, Jimmy Webb, Joanne Grauer, Joanne Vent, Jobriath, Jocelyn Brown, Joe Beck, Joe Chambers, Joe Farrell, Joe Henderson, Joe Simon, Joe Thomas, Joe Vitale, Joe Walsh, Joe Lynn Turner, John Abercrombie, John Betsch Society, John Blair, John Coltrane, John Edwards, John Handy, John KaSandra, John Klemmer, John Lee & Gerry Brown, John Macey, John O’Banion, John Scofield, John Thomas & Lifeforce, John Valenti, John Wagner Coalition, Johnnie Taylor, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Johnny Bristol, Johnny Gill, Johnny Hammond, Johnny Heartsman and Circles, Johnny Pate, Jon Faddis, Jones Girls, Jonzun Crew, Joseph Williams, Journey, Jr. Walker & the All Stars, Ju Ju, Ju-Par Universal Orchestra, Judee Sill, Judy Anton, Judy Roberts, Juice Newton, Juicy, Julian Priester Pepo Mtoto, JungleTOP

Kansas, Karla Bonoff, Karma, Kashif, Kashmere Stage Band, Kasim Sulton, Kathe Green, The Kay-Gees, KC & The Sunshine Band, Keith Carradine, Keith Green, Keith Jarrett, Keith Sweat, Kellee Patterson, Ken Watson, Keni Burke, Kenny Barron, Kenny Loggins, Kenny Rankin, Khaliq Al-rouf & Salaam, Kilimanjaro, King’s X, Kim Carnes, Kim Tolliver, Kimberley Briggs, King Hannibal, Kinsman Dazz, Kitty & The Haywoods, Kleeer, Klimax, Klique, Kool & The Gang, Kurtis Blow, KwickTOP

L.A. Express, Labelle, Lady Flash, Lafayette Afro Rock Band, Lakeside, Lalomie Washburn, Lamarca, Lamont Dozier, LaMont Johnson, Landress / Hart Group, Larry Coryell, Larry Ridley, Larry T. and the Family, Larry Willis, Larry Young, Larsen-Feiten Band, Last Poets, Latimore, Laura Allan, Laura Branigan, Laura Nyro, Lauren Wood, Laurie and The Sighs, Law, Le Roux, Lea Roberts, Lee Garrett, Lee Morgan, Lee Ritenour, The Left Banke, Legend, Legs Diamond, Lenny White, Lenny Williams, Leo’s Sunshipp, Leon Haywood, Leon Patillo, Leon Spencer, Leon Thomas, Leon Ware, Leon’s Creation, Leroy Hutson, Leroy Vinnegar, Les DeMerle, Les McCann, The Leslie Drayton Orchestra, Leslie Uggams, LeVert, Lifestyle, Lift, Light Year, Lightmen Plus One, Lightnin’ Rod, Lillo Thomas, Linda Clifford, Linda Perhacs, Linda Ronstadt, Linda Tillery, Lindsey Buckingham, Lion, Lionel Hampton, Lips, Listening, Little Beaver, Little Feat, The Load, Locust, Logg, Loggins & Messina, Loleatta Holloway, Lon Moshe, Lonnie Liston Smith, Lonnie Smith, Lori Lieberman, Lou Bond, Lou Courtney, Lou Pride, Lou Ragland, Lou Rawls, The Lounge Lizards, Love Craft, Love Unlimited, Love Unlimited Orchestra, Lowrell, L.T.D., LTG Exchange, Luther Thomas & Dizzazz, Luther Vandross, Lyman Woodard Organization, Lyn Collins, Lynyrd SkynyrdTOP

MacArthur, Maceo Parker, Mad Cliff, Made in USA, Madhouse, Madonna, Madura, Maelstrom, Magnum, Magnum Force, The Mahavishnu Orchestra, The Main Ingredient, Main Street, Majic Ship, Major Arcana, Mal Waldron, Mallard, Malo, Malone & Barnes and Spontaneous Simplicity, Mama Lion, Mammatapee, Manchild, Mandrake Memorial, Mandré, Mandrill, The Manhattan Transfer, The Manhattans, Manilla Road, Manowar, Marcy Levy, Marianus, Margie Joseph, Margo Guryan, Marie Queenie Lyons, Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr., Marilyn Scott, The Mark & Clark Band, Mark Colby, Mark Eric, Mark Henley, Mark Johnson, Mark Nauseef, Mark Sherman, Marlena Shaw, Mars Everywhere, Marsha Hunt, Marshall Crenshaw, The Marshall Tucker Band, Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, Marva Whitney, Marvin “Hannibal” Peterson, Marvin Gaye, Marvin Holmes, Mary McCreary, Mary Wilson, Mass Production, Massacre, Master Cylinder, Mastermind, Material, Matrix, Matrix, Maxayn, Maxi, Maxine Weldon, Maxx Traxx, Mazarati, Maze, McCoy Tyner, McFadden & Whitehead, McLuhen, Meat Loaf, Megadeth, Melba Moore, Melissa Manchester, The Memphis Horns, Merry Clayton, Metal Church, Metallica, The Meters, MFSB, Micah, Michael Bass, Michael Boothman, Michael Farneti, Michael Fennelly, Michael Franks, Michael Garrison, Michael Henderson, Michael Jackson, Michael McDonald, Michael Perlitch, Michael White, Michael Wycoff, Michelle Phillips, Midnight Movers, Midnight Star, Mighty Fire, Mighty Ryeders, Mike Elliot, Mike Longo, Mike Mainieri, Mike Mandel, Mike Santiago & Entity, Mike Warren & Survival Kit, Miles Davis, The Millenium, Millie Jackson, Milton Hamilton Crystalized, Milton Wright, Mind & Matter, Mingo Lewis, Ministry, Minnie Riperton, Minority Band, The Miracles, Mirthrandir, Missing Persons, Mo McGuire, The Modulations, Moe Koffman, Mofoya, Molkie Cole, Moment of Truth, The Moments, Momentum, Monk Higgins, Monk Montgomery, Montage, The Montclairs, Montrose, Moondog, Moonlyte, Moonpie, Morgan, Morly Grey, Mosaic, Moses, Mossy Davidson, The Motels, Mother Freedom Band, Mother Mallard’s Portable Masterpiece Co., Mother Night, Mother’s Finest, The Motor Totemist Guild, The Movies, Mr. Mister, Mtume, The Muffins, Muscle Shoals Horns, Music Emporium, Musica Orbis, Musique, Mutiny, MX-80 Sound, The Mysterious Flying Orchestra, Mystic MerlinTOP

N.C.C.U., Nancy Priddy, Nancy Wilson, Naomi Lewis, Narada Michael Walden, Nat Adderley, Natalie Cole, Nathan Davis, Natural Essence, The Natural Four, Natural Life, The Nazty, Nazz, Ndikho Xaba & the Natives, Ndugu & The Chocolate Jam Co., Neatherworld, Ned Doheny, The Neon Philharmonic, Neuron, The New Age, New Birth, New England, New York City, New York City Band, New York Mary, The New York Rock & Roll Ensemble, Newban, Nick Nack, Night Ranger, The Nights, Nik Raicevic, Nikki Giovanni, Nile Rodgers, Nite City, The Nite-Liters, Niteflyte, Nitzinger, Noel Pointer, Nolan Porter, Nómo, Nona Hendryx, Norma Jean, Norma Jenkins, Norman Connors, Norman Feels, North Star, The Notations, November Group, Novo Combo, The Nuns, Nutron, NytroTOP

O.V. Wright, O.W.L., O’Bryan, O’Donel Levy, The O’Jays, Oasis, Obatala, Ocean, October, October Country, Odyssey, Odyssey 5, Ohio Players, Oingo Boingo, Ol’ Paint, Oliver, Oliver Nelson, Ollie Baba, Omen, Omni, One Way, Oneness of Juju, Oran “Juice” Jones, Orchestra Luna, Oregon, The Originals, Ornette Coleman, Orpheus, Osiris, Other Music, Otis Clay, Our Daughters Wedding, Overkill, OzoneTOP

P-Funk All Stars, Pablo Cruise, Pages, Pamela Polland, Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra, Panaché, Paris, The Parker Brothers, Parlet, Parliament, Pat Benatar, Pat Lundy, Pat Martino, Pat Metheny, Pat Rebillot, Patrice Rushen, Patterson Twins, Patti Austin, Patti LaBelle, Pattie Brooks, Paul Davis, Paul Horn, Paul Jackson, Paul Kelly, Paul Parrish, Paul Winter Consort, Pavlov’s Dog, The Pazant Brothers, Peaches & Herb, Pee Wee Ellis, Pentwater, People’s Choice, Pere Ubu, The Perfect Circle, The Persuaders, The Persuasions, Pete Fine, Peter Ivers, Phantasia, Pharaohs, Pharoah Sanders, Phase, Phil Keaggy, Phil Ranelin, Philip Bailey, Phillip Upchurch, Phillips / MacLeod, Phluph, Phoebe Snow, Photoglo, Phyllis Hyman, The Piano Choir, Pidgeon, The Pied Piper of Funkingham, Pink Section, Piranha, Planet P, Player, Pleasure, Plunky & the Oneness of Juju, The Pointer Sisters, Poison, Polestar 1, Pollution, The Politicians, Polyphony, Polyrock, Popcorn Wylie, Positive Force, Pousette-Dart Band, Power of Attorney, Pre, Prentice & Tuttle, The Presidents, Prince, Prince Charles & The City Beat Band, Private Lightning, Private Lines, Projections, Propinquity, Proteus, Providence, Purple Image, Puzzle, The PyramidsTOP

Quarterflash, Quartet Music, Quazar, Queensrÿche, Quill, Quincy Jones, QuintessenceTOP

Ra Can Row, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, The Rainbow Press, Ralph MacDonald, Ram, Ram Jam, Ramatam, Ramon Morris, RAMP, Ramsey Lewis, The Rance Allen Group, Randy Crawford, Randy Vanwarmer, Rantz, Rare Gems, Rare Silk, Rasa, Rascal Reporters, The Rascals, Rashied Ali, The Raspberries, Rasputin’s Stash, Rastus, Ratt, Raven, Raw Soul Express, Ray Bryant, Ray Kennedy, Ray Parker Jr., Raydio, Ready for the World, Realm, Rebbie Jackson, The Reddings, The Reds, The Reflections, Reggie Lucas, Relayer, Ren Woods, René & Angela, René McLean, REO Speedwagon, The Residents, Resurrection Band, Retta Young, Return to Forever, Reuben Wilson, Reverie, Rhys Chatham, Rhythm Heritage, Rhythm Machine, The Rhythm Makers, Rhyze, Richard “Groove” Holmes, Richard Evans, Richard Hell & the Voidoids, Richard Tee, Richard Twice, Rick Derringer, Rick James, Rick Mason and Rare Feelings, Rickie Boger, Rickie Lee Jones, Riff Raff, The Rimshots, Rinder & Lewis, Ripple, Rita Jean Bodine, Robb Kunkel, Robben Ford, Robbie Dupree, Robby Krieger, Robert Byrne, Robert Hazard, Robert John, Robert Lamm, Robert Watson, Roberta Flack, Roberta Kelly, Roberts Owen, Robin Kenyatta, Rocket, Rockie Robbins, Roderick Falconer, Rodney Franklin, Rodriguez, Roger and the Human Body, Roger Glenn, Roger Powell, Roger Voudouris, Roland Haynes, Roland Prince, Romeo Void, Ronald Shannon Jackson & the Decoding Society, Ronnie Foster, Ronnie Laws, Ronnie McNeir, Ronnie Montrose, Rose Banks, Rose Royce, Rosetta Hightower, Rosie Vela, Rotary Connection, The Round Robin Monopoly, Roy Ayers, Roy Haynes, Roy Porter Sound Machine, Rozetta, Rubber Rodeo, Ruby Andrews, Ruby Starr, Rudolph Johnson, Rudy Copeland, Rudy Perrone, Rufus, Rupert Holmes, Russia, Ruth BrownTOP

S.O.S. Band, S.O.U.L., S.S.O., Sadane, Sagittarius, Salsoul Orchestra, Sam Dees, Sam Rivers, Sam Sanders, Sandra Wright, Santana, Sapo, Sapphire, Sarah Dash, Satchitananda, Savatage, Scandal, Scarlet Rivera, Schon & Hammer, Scott Key, Scott Wilk + The Walls, The Screamers, Sea Level, Seawind, Second Coming, The Section, Seven Seas, Shadow, Shadowfax, Shalamar, Shamek Farrah, Shamrock, Shandi Sinnamon, Sharon Redd, Shaun Harris, Sheila E., Sheila Landis, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Shirley Brown, The Shirts, Shock, Shooting Star, Shot in the Dark, Shotgun, Shuggie Otis, Side Effect, Silk, Simon & Garfunkel, Sine, Sir Joe Quarterman & Free Soul, Sister Sledge, Skafish, Skip Mahoney and The Casuals, Skull Snaps, Sky, Sky King, Skyeros, Skyy, Slave, Slayer, Sleepy Hollow, Sly & The Family Stone, Smoke, Smoked Sugar, Smokey Robinson, Snakegrinder, Snopek, Solar Plexus, The Softones, Solomon Burke, Solstice, Sonny Criss, Sonny Fortune, Sonny Phillips, Sonny Rollins, Sonny Sharrock, Sons and Daughters of Lite, Sons of Champlin, The Soul Children, Soul Liberation, The Soul Searchers, Soul Survivors, Sound Experience, Sounds of the City Experience, South Shore Commission, Southern Energy Ensemble, The Southside Movement, Space Opera, Spaceark, Spaces, Spanky Wilson, Sparks, Speedway Blvd, Spice, Spider, Spiders Webb, The Spinners, Spirit, The Spirit of Atlanta, Splendor, Spunk, Spyro Gyra, Spy, Spys, SRC, SSQ, Stairsteps, Stan Bush, Stanley Clarke, Stanley Cowell, Stanley Turrentine, Stanton Davis’ Ghetto Mysticism, The Staple Singers, Starbuck, Starcastle, Starcrost, Stardrive, Starfire, Stark Naked, The Stark Reality, Starpoint, Starship Orchestra, Starvue, Steam Heat, Steel, Steely Dan, Steps Ahead, Stephanie Mills, Stephen Bishop, Stephen Dees, Steppenwolf, Steve Arrington’s Hall of Fame, Steve Grossman, Steve Khan, Steve Kuhn, Steve Marcus, Steve Miller Band, Steve Parks, Steve Reich, Steve Reid, Steve Roach, Stevie Nicks, Stevie Wonder, Stone Alliance, Stone Circus, The Stooges, Stories, Storm, Strange, Stray Dog, Streetdancer, Streets, The Strikers, Strongbow, Strutt, Stu Gardner, Stuff, The Stylistics, Styx, Su Tissue, Suburban Lawns, The Suburbs, Sugarhill Gang, Sun, Sun Ra, Sunblind Lion, Sunday’s Child, Sunrise, Sunrize, Sunshine People, Sunship, The Supremes, Surprise, Survivor, Susan Phillips, Suzanne Vega, Suzi Lane, Swamp Dogg, Swampgas, Sweet Charles, Sweet Sensation, Switch, Swollen Monkeys, Syl Johnson, The Sylvers, Sylvester, Sylvia Robinson, Sylvia Smith, Sylvia Striplin, Synergy, Syreeta, The SystemTOP

T. Life, T. S. Monk, Taka Boom, Talking Heads, Tami Lynn, Tamiko Jones, Tane Cain, Tapaztry, Tarika Blue, Tasha Thomas, Táta Vega, Tavares, Ted Coleman Band, Ted Curson, Teddy Pendergrass, Teena Marie, Television, The Temprees, The Temptations, Ten Wheel Drive, Terea, Terence Trent D’Arby, Teri DeSario, Terry Callier, Thelma Houston, Thelonious Monk, Thesda, They Might Be Giants, This Oneness, Thomas & Richard Frost, Thomas Buck-Nasty, The Three Degrees, Thunder, Thunder and Roses, Thunderpussy, Til Tuesday, Tim Eyermann, Tim Moore, Timeless Legend, Tin Huey, Tina Britt, Tina Turner, Tip of the Iceberg, Todd Rundgren, Tom Brock, Tom Browne, Tom Grant, Tom Harrell, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Tom Scott, Tommie Young, Tommy Stewart, Tomorrow’s Edition, Tomorrows People, The Tone Dogs, Tony Aiken & Future 2000, Tony MacAlpine, Tony Sciuto, Tony Williams, The Tony Williams Lifetime, Topper, Toro, Toto, Totty, Touch, Touch, Tourniquet, Tower of Power, The Trammps, Travis Biggs, Trees, Trilark, Trillion, The Troll, Tropea, The True Reflection, True Sounds of Liberty, Truth and Janey, The Tubes, Tuxedomoon, The Tymes, Tyrone Davis, Tyrone WashingtonTOP

U Totem, Ullanda, The Ultimates, Uncle Chapin, Uncle Louie, The Undisputed Truth, The United States of America, The Units, Universal Robot Band, Universal Togetherness Band, Universe, Universe City, Unlimited Touch, The Unspoken Word, Upryzing, Urgent, Ursa Major, UtopiaTOP

The V.S.O.P. Quintet, Valerie Carter, Valerie Simpson, Valhalla, Van Halen, Van Stephenson, Vanilla Fudge, Vector, Velvert Turner Group, Velveteen, Vernon Burch, Vesta Williams, The Vibrations, Vic Caesar, Vicious Rumors, Victor Bailey, Victor Peraino’s Kingdom Come, Viola Crayola, Viola Wills, Violent Femmes, Vital Information, Vitamin E, Vivian Reed, The Voices of East Harlem, VyperTOP

Wah Wah Watson, Wall of Voodoo, Wallace Roney, Walter “Junie” Morrison, Walter Becker, Walter Egan, Walter Jackson, Wanda Robinson, WAR, Wardell Piper, Warlord, Washington Jamb Band, Watchtower, Water & Power, The Waters, Watsonian Institute, Wax, Wayne Henderson, Wayne Shorter, Wazmo Nariz, Weapons of Peace, Weather Report, Webster Lewis, Wee, Wehrmacht, Weldon Irvine, Wendell Harrison, Wendy Waldman, West Coast Revival, West Wing, Westfauster, Wham, The Whatnauts, Whiplash, The Whispers, White Heat, White Lion, White Summer, White Wing, Whitney Houston, Wiggy Bits, Wild Cherry, Wild Dogs, The Wild Magnolias, The Wild Tchoupitoulas, William Bell, William Bootsy Collins, William DeVaughn, William S. Fischer, William Stuckey, Willie Hutch, Willie Wright, Willis Jackson, Wilson Pickett, Windjammer, Windows, Winger, Winterhawk, Womack & Womack, Wood Brass & Steel, Woody Shaw, Wynd ChymesTOP

X, Xavier, Xex

Y Kant Tori Read, Yarbrough & Peoples, Year One, Yellow Sunshine, Yellowjackets, Yezda Urfa, Young & Company, The Younghearts, Yusef Lateef, Yvonne Fair

Zalmac, Zapp, Zazu, Zebra, Zephyr, Zerfas, Zinc, Zinga, Zolar X, Zoldar & Clark, Zot, ZulemaTOP