March 15, 1998 in Nation/World

The Top 100

 
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A list of the top 100 artists in rock ‘n’ roll history as voted on by musicians whose videos have appeared on the cable network VH1:

1. The Beatles

2. The Rolling Stones

3. Jimi Hendrix

4. Led Zeppelin

5. Bob Dylan

6. James Brown

7. David Bowie

8. Elvis Presley

9. The Who

10. The Police

11. Stevie Wonder

12. Ray Charles

13. The Beach Boys

14. Marvin Gaye

15. Eric Clapton

16. John Lennon

17. Elton John

18. Prince

19. Pink Floyd

20. The Doors

21. Aretha Franklin

22. Fleetwood Mac

23. The Eagles

24. Bob Marley

25. Van Morrison

26. Chuck Berry

27. Bruce Springsteen

28. Sly & the Family Stone

29. U2

30. Neil Young

31. The Clash

32. Joni Mitchell

33. Queen

34. Buddy Holly

35. Otis Redding

36. Little Richard

37. Al Green

38. Elvis Costello

39. Miles Davis

40. Michael Jackson

41. Janis Joplin

42. Nirvana

43. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

44. The Jackson Five

45. Crosby, Stills & Nash

46. The Sex Pistols

47. Creedence Clearwater Revival

48. Van Halen

49. Roy Orbison

50. R.E.M.

51. B.B. King

52. Cream

53. Peter Gabriel

54. The Grateful Dead

55. The Byrds

56. The Kinks

57. Steely Dan

58. Sam Cooke

59. Bo Diddley

60. Earth, Wind & Fire

61. Smokey Robinson

62. Paul McCartney

63. Sting

64. Frank Zappa

65. James Taylor

66. Talking Heads

67. Kiss

68. The Allman Brothers

69. Pretenders

70. Stevie Ray Vaughan

71. Rod Stewart

72. Simon & Garfunkel

73. Muddy Waters

74. The Velvet Underground

75. Curtis Mayfield

76. The Bee Gees

77. John Coltrane

78. Billy Joel

79. Aerosmith

80. Tina Turner

81. The Band

82. Devo

83. Iggy Pop

84. T. Rex

85. Carole King

86. Madonna

87. Santana

88. Ramones

89. Johnny Cash

90. Tom Waits

91. Gladys Knight & the Pips

92. The Temptations

93. The Four Tops

94. Diana Ross & the Supremes

95. Robert Johnson

96. Lynyrd Skynyrd

97. Fats Domino

98. Traffic

99. Parliament/Funkadelic

100. Paul Simon

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