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26. Swans
Formed: 1982 in New York, Ne
Disbanded: 1997
Active: '80s, '90s, 2010s Major
Styles: American Underground, Noise-Rock, Art Rock Major
Members: Michael Gira, Norman Westberg, Jarboe, Algis Kizys, Ted Parsons Representative
Albums: "Feel Good Now", "Soundtracks for the Blind", "Die T r Ist Zu" Representative
Songs: "New Mind", "Cop", "Time Is Money (Bastard)"
27. Steven Wilson
Steven Wilson
Born: November 3, 1967 in Kingston-upon-Thames, London, England
Active: '90s, 2000s, 2010s Major
Styles: Alternative/Indie Rock, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock, Indie Rock
Instrument: Producer, Guitar Representative
Albums: "The Raven That Refused to Sing and Other Stories", "Get All You Deserve", "Drive Home"
28. Stevie Ray Vaughan
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Born: October 3, 1954 in Dallas, Te
Died: August 27, 1990 in East Troy, Wi
Active: '70s, '80s, '90s Major
Styles: Modern Electric Texas Blues, Texas Blues, Electric Texas Blues
Instrument: Guitar (Electric), Guitar Representative
Albums: "In Step", "Greatest Hits", "Texas Flood/Couldn't Stand the Weather" Representative
Songs: "Pride and Joy", "Texas Flood", "Cold Shot"
29. Sade
Formed: 1983 in England
Active: '80s-2010s Major
Styles: Sophisti-Pop, Adult Contemporary, Adult Contemporary R&B Representative
Albums: "The Ultimate Collection", "Diamond Life", "The Best of Sade" Representative
Songs: "Smooth Operator", "The Sweetest Taboo", "Paradise"
30. Simple Minds
Simple Minds
Formed: 1978 in Glasgow, ScotlaNo
Active: '70s-2010s Major
Styles: New Wave, Alternative Pop/Rock, Punk/New Wave Major
Members: Jim Kerr, Charlie Burchill, Brian McGee, Mick MacNeil, Mark Taylor, Mel Gaynor Representative
Albums: "Once Upon a Time", "X5", "New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84)" Representative
Songs: "Don't You (Forget About Me)", "Alive and Kicking", "Promised You a Miracle"
31. Smokie
Formed: 1966
Disbanded: 1980
Active: '60s-2010s Major
Styles: Contemporary Pop/Rock, AM Pop, Euro-Rock Major
Members: Mike Chapman, Alan Silson, Terry Utley, Nicky Chinn , Chris Norman, Peter Spencer Representative
Albums: "18 Greatest Hits", "Story of Smokie", "The Best of Smokie" Representative
Songs: "Living Next Door to Alice", "If You Think You Know How to Love Me", "Lay Back in the Arms of Someone"
32. Simon & Garfunkel
Simon & Garfunkel
Formed: 1964 in New York, Ne
Disbanded: 1970
Active: '50s-2000s Major
Styles: Folk-Rock, Singer/Songwriter, AM Pop Major
Members: Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel Representative
Albums: "Bridge Over Troubled Water", "Bookends", "Collected Works" Representative
Songs: "Bridge Over Troubled Water", "The Sound of Silence", "The Boxer"
33. Soft Machine
Soft Machine
Formed: 1966 in Canterbury, Kent, England
Disbanded: 1977
Active: '60s, '70s, '80s Major
Styles: Art Rock, Canterbury Scene, Jazz-Rock Major
Members: Mike Ratledge, Robert Wyatt, Kevin Ayers, Allan Holdsworth, Daevid Allen, John Marshall Representative
Albums: "Vols. 1 & 2", "Triple Echo", "Noisette" Representative
Songs: "Save Yourself", "Hope for Happiness", "Facelift"
34. Sun Ra
Sun Ra
Born: May 22, 1914 in Birmingham, Al
Died: May 30, 1993 in Birmingham, Al
Active: '40s-'90s Major
Styles: Experimental Big Band, Avant-Garde Jazz, Free Jazz
Instrument: Piano Representative
Albums: "Angels & Demons at Play/The Nubians of Plutonia", "Reflections in Blue", "Sunrise in Different Dimensions" Representative
Songs: "Enlightenment", "Space Is the Place", "We Travel the Spaceways"
35. Stevie Nicks
Stevie Nicks
Born: May 26, 1948 in Phoenix, Ar
Active: '60s-2010s Major
Styles: Contemporary Pop/Rock, Soft Rock, Album Rock
Instrument: Vocals Representative
"Timespace: The Best of Stevie Nicks", "Bella Donna", "Crystal
Visions: The Very Best of Stevie Nicks" Representative
Songs: "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around", "Edge of Seventeen", "Talk to Me"
36. Skeletonwitch
Formed: in Athens, Oh
Active: 2000s Major
Styles: Heavy Metal, Death Metal, Black Metal Major
Members: Nate Garnette, Chance Garnette Representative
Albums: "Forever Abomination", "Serpents Unleashed", "Breathing the Fire"
37. Smashing Pumpkins
Smashing Pumpkins
Formed: 1988 in Chicago, Il
Active: '80s-2010s Major
Styles: Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Indie Rock Major
Members: Billy Corgan, Mike Byrne, Jeff Schroeder, Nicole Fiorentino, D'Arcy, Jimmy Chamberlin Representative
Albums: "Siamese Dream", "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness", "Earphoria" Representative
Songs: "Cherub Rock", "Disarm", "Today"
38. Saint Vitus
Saint Vitus
Formed: in Los Angeles, Ca
Active: '80s, '90s Major
Styles: Doom Metal, Heavy Metal, Stoner Metal Major
Members: Armando Acosta, Mark Adams, Scott Reagers, David Chandler, Dave Chandler Representative
Albums: "Live", "Heavier Than Thou", "Born Too Late" Representative
Songs: "Look Behind You", "Clear Windowpane", "Born Too Late"
39. Spyro Gyra
Spyro Gyra
Formed: 1974 in Buffalo, Ne
Active: '70s-2000s Major
Styles: Crossover Jazz, Jazz-Pop, Smooth Jazz Major
Members: Jay Beckenstein, Tom Schuman, Jeremy Wall, Dave Samuels, Bonny B., Julio Fernandez Representative
Albums: "Breakout", "Incognito", "Dreams Beyond Control" Representative
Songs: "Breakfast at Igor's", "Old San Juan", "Harbor Nights"
40. Steven Halpern
Steven Halpern
Active: '70s-2000s Major
Styles: Spiritual, Space, Meditation/Relaxation
Instrument: Synthesizer Representative
Albums: "Spectrum Suite", "Connections", "Among
Friends: Collection, Vol. 1" Representative
Songs: "Toward the One", "Dawn", "Moment's Pause"
41. Sweet
Formed: 1968 in London, England
Disbanded: 1982
Active: '70s, '80s, '90s Major
Styles: Hard Rock Major
Members: Steve Priest, Andy Scott, Mick Tucker, Brian Connolly, Frank Torpey Representative
Albums: "Sweet
16: It's...It's...Sweet's Hits", "Complete A & B
Sides: Hit Singles",
"Action: The Sweet Anthology" Representative
Songs: "Ballroom Blitz", "Blockbuster", "Fox on the Run"
42. Sparks
Formed: 1970 in Los Angeles, Ca
Active: '70s-2010s Major
Styles: New Wave, Punk/New Wave, Dance-Rock Major
Members: Ron Mael, Russell Mael Representative
Albums: "A Woofer in Tweeter's Clothing", "Kimono My House", "Two Originals of Sparks" Representative
Songs: "Amateur Hour", "This Town Ain't Big Enough for Both of Us", "Cool Places"
43. The S.O.S. Band
The S.O.S. Band
Formed: 1977 in Atlanta, Ge
Disbanded: 1989
Active: '70s-2010s Major
Styles: Contemporary R&B, Funk, Quiet Storm Major
Members: Bruno Speight, Jason Bryant, Mary Davis, Abdul Ra'oof Representative
Albums: "Icon", "Greatest Hits", "The Best of the S.O.S. Band"
44. Stanley Clarke
Stanley Clarke
Born: June 30, 1951 in Philadelphia, Pe
Active: '60s-2010s Major
Styles: Fusion, Jazz-Funk, Post-Bop
Instrument: Bass Representative
Albums: "Journey to Love", "Live at the Greek", "The Bass-ic Collection" Representative
Songs: "School Days", "Quiet Afternoon", "Heaven Sent You"
45. Sam Cooke
Sam Cooke
Born: January 22, 1931 in Clarksdale, Mi
Died: December 11, 1964 in Los Angeles, Ca
Active: '50s, '60s Major
Styles: Soul, Early R&B, Black Gospel
Instrument: Vocals Representative
Albums: "The Man and His Music", "Greatest Hits", "The Man Who Invented Soul" Representative
Songs: "You Send Me", "Chain Gang", "Wonderful World"
46. Sarah Vaughan
Sarah Vaughan
Born: March 27, 1924 in Newark, Ne
Died: April 3, 1990 in Los Angeles, Ca
Active: '40s-'80s Major
Styles: Vocal Jazz, Traditional Pop, Bop
Instrument: Vocals Representative
"Complete: Live in Japan", "The Complete Sarah Vaughan on Mercury, Vol. 1", "The Complete Sarah Vaughan on Mercury" Representative
Songs: "Lover Man", "Summertime", "Misty"
47. Stacey Kent
Stacey Kent
Born: March 27, 1965 in South Orange, Ne
Active: '90s, 2000s, 2010s Major
Styles: Standards, Vocal Jazz
Instrument: Vocals Representative
Albums: "Breakfast on the Morning Tram", "Let Yourself
Go: Celebrating Fred Astaire", "Love Is...The Tender Trap"
48. Sigur R s
Sigur R s
Formed: 1994 01 zz in Iceland
Active: '90s, 2000s, 2010s Major
Styles: Post-Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Experimental Rock Major
Members: Georg Holm, J nsi, Agust Representative
Albums: "Angels of the Universe", "Inni", "Von" Representative
Songs: "Svefn-G-Englar", "Ny Batteri", "Inn M r Syngur Vitleysingur"
49. Stephen Stills
Stephen Stills
Born: January 3, 1945 in Dallas, Te
Active: '60s-2010s Major
Styles: Folk-Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Psychedelic
Instrument: Vocals, Guitar Representative
Albums: "Super Session", "Carry On", "Pieces" Representative
Songs: "Love the One You're With", "Love the One You're With", "Change Partners"
50. The Stranglers
The Stranglers
Formed: 1974
Active: '70s-2010s Major
Styles: British Punk, Punk, Punk/New Wave Major
Members: Dave Greenfield, Jet Black, J.J. Burnel, Hugh Cornwell Representative
Albums: "Aural Sculpture", "The Hit Men 1977-1991", "No More Heroes" Representative
Songs: "Golden Brown", "No More Heroes", "Peaches"