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Oct 21 2010
1 Jerry Lee Lewis, (born 1935) 5098
2 Liberace, (1919–1987) Played 8 to the bar,invented boogie woogie 16 to the bar 4126
3 Little Richard, (born 1932) 4015
4 Jools Holland, British Musician and TV presenter (born 1958) 2423
5 Leon Russell 2353
6 Ike Turner, (1931–2007), record producer, guitarist, piano player 1969
7 Fats Domino, (born 1928), cut some boogie pieces in the 50's, e.g. Hey La Bas, Whole Lotta Loving, Fats' Frenzy 1950
8 Dr. John (Mac Rebennack, born 1940), New Orleans blues and boogie woogie pianist and composer of Boxcar Boogie among others 1876
9 Oscar Peterson, (1925–2007), modern jazz player, performed duo piano version of "Honky Tonk Train Blues" with Keith Emerson. 1086
10 Big Joe Turner, (1911–1985), boogie woogie singer, partnered with Pete Johnson 474
11 Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen, known for Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar 361
12 Professor Longhair, (Henry "Roy" Byrd, 1918–1980), "Tipitina", "Mardi Gras in New Orleans" 332
13 Pinetop Perkins (born 1913), Ike Turner's teacher 208
14 Memphis Slim (1915–1988), real name John Chapman; published as Peter Chapman 191
15 Winifred Atwell (1914–1983) British pianist, from Trinidad 145
16 Wayne Federman (born 1959), originated "Liver Lips Boogie" 141
17 Bill Payne, piano player for Little Feat 133
18 Clarence Williams (1898–1965), mostly played in other styles but put some of the first examples of boogie woogie on record 128
19 Otis Spann, (1930–1970), Delta blues and boogie player, toured solo and with Muddy Waters. 128
20 Marcia Ball, (1949- ) 124
21 Champion Jack Dupree (1908–1992), boxer, classic New Orleans blues player 117
22 James Booker, (1939–1983), Eccentric and Flamboyant Piano Player from New Orleans 106
23 Albert Ammons, (1907–1949) father of bebop tenorman Gene Ammons 105
24 Piano Red (1911–1985), brother of Speckled Red 94
25 Harry Gibson "The Hipster" (1915–1991) 79
26 Meade Lux Lewis, (1905–1964) his "Honky Tonk Train Blues" was an early 1930 hit in the style 78
27 Pete Johnson, (1904–1967) Big Joe Turner's piano partner, "Roll 'Em Pete" is named for him. 75
28 Roosevelt Sykes (1906–1983) 74
29 Silvan Zingg, Switzerland. 69
30 Clarence "Pine Top" Smith (1904–1929), "Pine Top's Boogie Woogie" in 1929 was the first boogie woogie hit and popularized the name for the style 68
31 Frankie Ford (b. 1939), who performed Sea Cruise with Huey "Piano" Smith accompanying on the piano 64
32 Axel Zwingenberger, (born 1955) German pianist and composer, role model for many younger players all over Europe, also known as photographer of steam locomotives 50
33 Cow Cow Davenport (1894–1945) 50
34 Jimmy Yancey (1898–1951), a subtle and soulful musician, also a groundskeeper for the Chicago White Sox (base-ball club). 50
35 Freddie Slack (1910–1965) did the original version of "Beat Me Daddy, Eight To The Bar" in 1940s 43
36 Blind John Davis (1913–1985) 42
37 Michael Kaeshammer, (1977 or 1978-), a Canadian pianist, vocalist, and arranger. 42
38 Big Maceo Merriweather (1905–1953), composer of "Chicago Breakdown" 39
39 Gene Taylor (born 1952) Boogie pianist who has played with Canned Heat, Blasters, Fried Bourbon etc. 36
40 Eden Brent, boogie-woogie player and vocalist who learned from the late great Boogaloo Ames 36
41 Neville Dickie 34
42 Robert Wells - Considered by many to be Sweden's best pianist. Composed songs for the Olympic Games 2008 in Beijing, as well as being the only invited pianist from the West World. He became famous in Sweden after he took part in "SÃ¥ Ska Det LÃ¥ta", and nowadays more famous for the concert tours with his self-composed songs. The concert tour is called "Rhapsody in Rock". 33
43 Little Willie Littlefield (born 1931) 30
44 Mitch Woods (born 1951), modern day boogie woogie, jazz and jump blues pianist 29
45 Camille Howard, American pianist and singer 28
46 Cripple Clarence Lofton 27
47 Sammy Price (1908–1992) 26
48 Speckled Red (1892–1973), recorded "The Dirty Dozens" 25
49 Dorothy Donegan (1922–1998) 22
50 Hersal Thomas (c.1909-1926) 21
51 Tuts Washington (1907–1984), mentor to many generations of New Orleans pianists 17
52 Bob Hall 16
53 Robert Shaw (1908–1985), barrelhouse pianist, recorded "The Ma Grinder" 15
54 Bob Seeley (born c. 1930) 15
55 Deanna Bogart, (1960- ), boogie, blues, country, pop; keyboard & saxophone player 14
56 Big Joe Duskin (1921–2007) 14
57 Willie Hall, known as Drive'em Down, model and mentor to many New Orleans players 14
58 Vince Weber (1953-), German Boogie / Blues musician 13
59 Boogie Woogie Red - (October 18, 1925 – 1985) Born in Rayville, Louisiana as Vernon Harrison, Red was a boogie-woogie and piano blues pianist on the Detroit blues scene who recorded two albums for Blind Pig Records that are now out of print. He also recorded and performed frequently with John Lee Hooker. 12
60 Joe Krown, a blues/R&B pianist/organist based in New Orleans. 11
61 Bob Baldori (born 1943), also known as "Boogie Bob", is an American rock, blues, and boogie musician and attorney. 10
62 Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne (born 1944), American born, Canada resident pianist, who combines boogie woogie with blues and R&B 10
63 George W. Thomas (1885 - c.1930) 10
64 Romeo Nelson (1902–1974) 9
65 Ross Petot 7
66 John Tennison (AKA Nonjohn) (born 1968) 6
67 Nico Brina, (born 1969), Boogie Woogie Power, Rock'n'Roll Show, Blues Feeling [link] 5
68 Montana Taylor (1902–1974) 5
69 Georgia Tom Dorsey (1899–1993) < 5
70 Huey "Piano" Smith (born 1934), "Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu", also accompanist on Frankie Ford's "Sea Cruise" < 5
71 Ron Adkins, (born 1949) Diversified blues including boogie-woogie. < 5
72 Charlie Norman, Swedish piano player, most known for his boogie-woogie music. < 5
73 Jean-Pierre Bertrand, (1955- ), boogie, blues piano. The most known in France and one of the best in Europe < 5
74 Lasse E. Jensen, (1991-), DK < 5
75 Monboisse Yvon, French pianist < 5
76 Doug Norton, (born 1970), gospel musician, writer, and engineer; grew up in Louisiana and influenced strongly by Jimmy Swaggart, Jerry Lee Lewis, and others; performs and writes most material in a boogie/blues based style. < 5
77 David Vest, (born 1943), piano player/singer, worked with Paul deLay, Jimmy Nelson & Northwest Pianorama [link] < 5
78 Renaud Patigny, The leading boogie specialist in Belgium. < 5
79 Anke Angel, Deutsch pianist. < 5
80 Keito Saito,(born 1978), Japanese pianist, piano duo "Les Frères" < 5
81 The Andrews Sisters, known for Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar & Boogie-woogie Bugle Boy < 5
82 Rockin Dave Taylor (UK) < 5
83 Ulf Sandström (born 1964), Swedish pianist and member of jump4joy < 5
84 Jean-Paul Amouroux, French pianist and composer. Probably the best in France and one of the best in Europe. < 5
85 Edan Serge Gillen < 5
86 Doña Oxford, LA-based musician, student of Johnnie Johnson < 5
87 Omar Sharriff (AKA Dave Alexander) (born March 10, 1938), Boogie Woogie, Blues, and Jazz Pianist, Vocalist, and Songwriter < 5
88 Cajun Boot < 5
89 Rob Rio < 5

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