Statistics for Rolling Stone's Top 100 Musical Artists/Bands

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Answer Stats

RankArtist% Correct
1The Beatles
97%
4The Rolling Stones
91%
35Michael Jackson
81%
3Elvis Presley
80%
49Elton John
76%
14Led Zeppelin
75%
30Nirvana
72%
52Queen
72%
2Bob Dylan
70%
51Pink Floyd
67%
36Madonna
65%
72AC/DC
64%
9Aretha Franklin
64%
6Jimi Hendrix
64%
61Metallica
63%
29The Who
63%
39David Bowie
58%
38John Lennon
57%
27Prince
57%
12The Beach Boys
57%
41The Doors
55%
22U2
55%
85Black Sabbath
53%
92Guns N' Roses
53%
28The Clash
51%
23Bruce Springsteen
50%
83Eminem
50%
55Eric Clapton
50%
5Chuck Berry
49%
75Eagles
49%
15Stevie Wonder
49%
59Aerosmith
48%
60The Sex Pistols
47%
31Johnny Cash
46%
18Marvin Gaye
45%
46Janis Joplin
44%
70The Police
44%
66Al Green
43%
67Cream
43%
7James Brown
43%
65The Kinks
43%
40Simon and Garfunkel
42%
10Ray Charles
41%
26The Ramones
41%
86Tupac Shakur
41%
11Bob Marley
40%
34Neil Young
39%
88Jay-Z
38%
8Little Richard
38%
96Diana Ross and the Supremes
37%
73Radiohead
37%
63Tina Turner
36%
21Otis Redding
33%
97R.E.M
33%
13Buddy Holly
32%
47Patti Smith
31%
19The Velvet Underground
31%
84James Taylor
29%
91Tom Petty
29%
56Dr.Dre
28%
24Jerry Lee Lewis
28%
90Carlos Santana
27%
82Creedence Clearwater Revival
27%
95Lynyrd Skynyrd
27%
16Sam Cooke
27%
68The Temptations
27%
42Van Morrison
27%
77Beastie Boys
26%
48Run-DMC
26%
100Talking Heads
26%
50The Band
26%
62Joni Mitchell
25%
37Roy Orbison
25%
45The Byrds
25%
57Grateful Dead
23%
44Public Enemy
22%
80Elvis Costello
21%
25Fats Domino
21%
32Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
20%
89The Yardbirds
20%
53The Allman Brothers Band
19%
79The Four Tops
19%
74Hank Williams
18%
17Muddy Waters
18%
33The Everly Brothers
18%
71Frank Zappa
17%
43Sly and the Family Stone
17%
78The Stooges
16%
20Bo Diddley
14%
99Carl Perkins
13%
98Curtis Mayfield
12%
69Jackie Wilson
12%
94Nine Inch Nails
11%
81The Drifters
10%
54Howlin' Wolf
9%
76The Shirelles
9%
64Phil Spector
8%
93Booker T. and the MGs
7%
58Parliament Funkadelic
7%
87Gram Parsons
5%

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