My favorite bands… 578 of them, anyway. I also have this in .xlsx format (geekgeekgeekgeek)


Still a working list–but this is what I want to rattle off when people ask me what kind of music I like. I collect discographies. It’s a disease.

Adam & The Ants
Air Supply
Al Green
Albeniz
Alfredo Catalani
Ali
Alice Cooper
Allegri
Andrea Bocelli
The Andrews Sisters
The Angels
The Animals
Ann D’Andrea
Antony & The Johnsons
Aphex Twin
The Arcade Fire
The Archies
Aretha Franklin
Arnaud
Arrested Development
Arthur Crudup
Atmosphere
Autamata
B.B. King
B.Cook
Bach
The Band
Barbecue Bob
The Beach Boys
The Beastie Boys
The Beatles
Bedrocks
Bee Gees
The Bees And The Honey
Beethoven
Belle & Sebastian
Belly
Ben Folds Five
Ben Harper
Berlioz
Bessie Smith
Biggie Smalls
Billie Anthony
Billie Holiday
Billy Idol
Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas
Billy May
Billy Paul
Bing Crosby
Bizet
Björk
Black Street
Blind Lemon Jefferson
Blind Melon
The Blow
Bo Diddley
Bob & Doug McKenzie (W/Geddy Lee)
Bob Dylan
Bob Marley
Bobbie Gentry
Bobby Darin
Bobby Leecan & Robert Cooksey
Bobby Vee
Bobby Vinton
Bobettes
Boccherini
Bon Jovi
Bonnie Tyler
The Bonzo Dog Band
Brahms
Bread
Bright Eyes
Broken Science Scene
Brother Iz
Bruce Chanel
Buck Owens
Buddy Guy & Junior Wells
Buddy Holly
Buddy Knox
Budgie
Buena Vista Social Club
Buffalo Springfield
Buggles
Built To Spill
Burl Ives
Busta Rhymes
The Byrds
Cab Calloway
Camille Saint-Saëns
Canned Heat
The Cars
Casey Bill Weldon
Cat Power
Cat Stevens
CCR
Charles Gounod
Charley Lincoln
Chopin
The Chords
Christoph Gluck
Clarke
Classics IV
Colder
Common
Communiqué
Concrete Blonde
The Concretes
Connie Francis
Copland
The Cranberries
The Crew Cuts
The Crickets
Cross Canadian Ragweed
Crowded House
The Cure
Curley Weaver
Curtis Mayfield
Cyndi Lauper
Cypress Hill
Danzig
David Bowie
David Jack
David Lee Roth
De La Soul
Dead Kennedys
The Dead Milkmen
Dean Martin
Debussy
Deep Purple
Deftones
Del Shannon
Delibes
Deliverance
The Dell Vikings
Denza
Departure Lounge
Depeche Mode
Des O’Connor
Dethklok
Di Capua
Diana Ross & The Supremes
Diane Renay
Didn’t Planet
Dion & The Belmonts
Dios
Dire Straights
DJ Kool
DMX
Doctor Clayton
Dolly Parton
Don McLean
Donavon Frankenreiter
Donna Summers
Donovan
The Doors
Dr. John
Dropkick Murphys
Dubliners
Dukas
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra
Dusty Springfield
Dvorak
Easy-E
Echo & the Bunnymen
Edith Piaf
Elbow
The Electric Prunes
Elgar
Ella Fitzgerald
Elliott Smith
Elton John
Elvis Presley
Etta James
Eve Boswell
Evening
The Exciters
The Fall Of Troy
Fats Domino
Fats Waller
Fiona Apple
Flaming Lips
Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwoods
Flogging Molly
Flower Pot Men
Flynn Adam Atkins
Foghat
For Love Not Lisa
Four Knights
Four Preps
Four Tops
Frank Black
Frank Black & The Catholics
Frank Sinatra
Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers
Frankie Vaughan
Frausdots
Freddie & The Dreamers
Freestylers
French Kicks
Fucik
Fugees
Gardel
Geggy Tah
Gene Vincent
George Baker Selection
Georges Bizet
Gerry & The Pacemakers
Gershwin
Geto Boys
Ghost Blazer
Giacomo Puccini
Giazotto
Gigi Parker & The Lonelies
Ginny Arnell
Gioachino Rossini
Giuseppe Verdi
Gladys Knight & Pips
Grandmaster Flash
The Grass Roots
Grateful Dead
Grieg
Gruber
The Guess Who
Guns N’ Roses
Handel
Haydn
Helmet
Holst
Howlin’ Wolf
Ice Cube
Ice T
Iggy Pop
Inez & Charlie Foxx
J.D. Short
J.T. Smith
Jackie Wilson
jah cure
James
James Brown
James McMurtry
James Taylor
James Wee Willie Wayne
Jane’s Addiction
Jane Siberry
Janis Ian
Janis Joplin
Jeff Beck
Jefferson Airplane
Jenkins
Jerry Lee Lewis
Jesus And Mary Chain
Jethro Tull
Jill Day
Jim Croce
Jim Dale
Jimi Hendrix
Jimmi Gordon
Jimmy Parkinson
Jimmy Rodgers
Jimmy Witherspoon
Joe Cocker
Joe South
Joe Tex
Joey Dee & The Starlighters
John Barry
John Denver
John Fred & His Playboy Band
John Lee ‘Sonny Boy’ Williamson
John Lee Hooker
John Lennon
John Prine
johnnie taylor
Johnnie Temple
Johnny Cash
Johnny Dankworth
Johnny Kidd & The Pirates
Johnny Nash
Johnny Tillotson
Joplin
Journey
K’s Choice
Kenni Woods
Kenny Lynch
Khachaturian
Kim Carnes
The King Brothers
Kings of Leon
The Kingston Trio
The Kinks
The Knack
Koko Taylor
Laura Branigan
Led Zeppelin
Léo Delibes
Leon Redbone
Leonard Cohen
Leontovych
Les Paul
Lesley Gore
Lil Johnson
Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz
Linda Ronstadt
Liszt
Little Anthony & The Imperials
Little Eva
Little Milton
Little Walter
Live
Los Ninos
Lou Busch
Lou Reed
Louis Armstrong
Louis Jordan
Louis Prima
Louis XIV
Lowell Fulson
Ludacris
Ludwig van Beethoven
Lulu
Luniz
Lynard Skynard
Ma Rainey
Machines Of Loving Graces
The Mamas And Papas
Mando Diao
Manfred Mann
Mano Negra
Manu Chao
Maria Callas
Marianne Faithfull
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
Marty Robbins
Marvin Gaye
Marvin Hamlisch
Mary Wells
Massive Attack
Mazzy Star
MC Lyte
McLusky
Medicine
Memphis Jug Band
Memphis Minnie
Mendelsson
Method Man
Michael Holliday
Michael Jackson
Mick Harvey
Mike Jones
Miles Davis
Millie Small
Mint Royale
Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels
Mobb Deep
Moby
Modest Mouse
Mojo Nixon
The Monkees
Morphine
Morrissey
Mos Def
Mouret
Mouse On Mars
Mouskouri
Mozart
Muddy Waters
Murphy Lee
Musical Youth
Mussorgsky
My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult
Mystical
nas
The Nashville Teens
Neil Young
Nelly
Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra
Nena
Nick Cave
Nick Drake
Nina Simone
Nine Inch Nails
Nirvana
Noir Desir
Notorious B.I.G.
Nu-Luvs
NWA
Offenbach
Old Dirty Bastard
Oliver
Orff
Otis Day
Otis Redding
Otis Rush
Outkast
Pachelbel
Paganini
The Palace Brothers
Pantera
The Paramounts
The Paris Sisters
Parliament
Patsy Cline
Patti Smith
Paul Simon
Pavarotti
Pavement
Pearl Jam
Penthouse Players Clique
Peter & Gordon
Phish
The Pietasters
Pink Floyd
Pitty Sing
The Pixies
PJ Harvey
Placebo
Plácido Domingo
Platters
The Pogues
Ponchielli
Portishead
PP Arnold
Presidents of the United States
The Pretenders
Primal Scream
Primative Radio Gods
Primus
Prince
Priscilla Mitchell
Prodigy
Prokofiev
Public Enemy
Puccini
Pulp
Queen
Rachmaninov
Radiohead
Rage Against The Machine
Rahzel
Ram Jam
Ramones
Randy Newman
Ravel
Ray Charles
Ray Price
Russian Red Army Choir
Red Hot Chili Peppers
REO Speedwagon
Richie Valens
Rick James
Rick Nelson & Stone Canyon Band
Right Said Fred
Rimsky-Korsakov
Ringo Starr
Robert Johnson
Rolf Harris
The Rolling Stones
Rollins Band
Ronnie Hilton
The Rooftop Singers
Rosas
Rossini
Rota
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
The Royalettes
Ruby Murray
Run DMC
Rush
Rusted Root
Saint-Saens
Sam & Dave
Sam Cooke
Sam Hopkins
Sammy Davis Jr
Sarah Vaughan
Satie
Schubert
Schumann
The Secrets
The Seekers
The Shadows
Shane Fenton & The Fentones
The Shangri-Las
Shirelles
Shirley Bassey
Simon and Garfunkel
Skee Lo
Sloppy Seconds
Sly and the Family Stone
Sly Fox
Small Faces
Smashing Pumpkins
The Smiths
Smokey Robinson
SNAP
Sonic Youth
Sonny Boy Williamson
Sousa
South Central Cartel
Spencer Davis Group
Spice 1
Spoon
Squirrel Nut Zippers
The Standells
The Statler Brothers
Steve Winwood
Stevie Wonder
Stone Temple Pilots
Strauss
The Stylistics
Sunny Day Real Estate
Super Tramp
Suppe
T-Rex
T.I.
Taco
Tarrega
Tartini
Tchaikovsky
Temptations
Tesla
They Might Be Giants
Tom Lehrer
Tom Petty
Tom Tom Club
Tom Waits
Tommy Bruce & The Bruisers
Tommy James & The Shondells
Tony Bennett
Too short
Tool
Tori Amos
Trick Daddy
Tricky
Tupac
Turbonegro
The Turtles
Ugly Duckling
Unknown Hinson
Van Morrison
Vangelis
The Velvet Underground
Verdi
Villa Lobos
Violent Femmes
Vipers Skiffle Group
Vivaldi
Wagner
Waldenteufel
Wanda Jackson
Warren Zevon
Waterboys
Waymon Henry
WC
Webber
Ween
White Hassle
White Stripes
The Who
Williams
Willie Dixon
Willie Mabon
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wu-Tang Clan
Wyclef Jean
The Yardbirds
Zucchero
ZZ Top

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2 Responses to My favorite bands… 578 of them, anyway. I also have this in .xlsx format (geekgeekgeekgeek)

  1. sparky says:

    uh, Adam & the Ants, then Air Supply?! sweet chocolate christ! i can’t bear to look further down the list

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