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Some of the top 10 most influential musical artists of all time

Musical Legends have transformed genres, generations and cultures. Counting down the top 10 most influential artists who have left an undeniable mark on music history.

Number 10.  Elvis Presley-  The king of rock and roll blending styles and breaking barriers. 


 Number 9,  Bob Dylan-  Poetic lyrics, folk, rock and social activism. 


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 Number 8,   Michael Jackson- Pop icon, dance phenomenon and music video pioneer. 


Number 7,  The Beatles-  Revolutionizing songwriting and experimentation with a cultural impact


 number 6,  Aretha Franklin-  Queen of soul, powerful vocals and a voice of empowerment. . 


Number 5,  Jimi Hendrix-  Electric guitar innovator, blues rock fusion and psychedelic soundscapes. 


 Number 4,  Louis Armstrong-  Jazz Ambassador, charismatic performer and iconic trumpeter. 


 number 3, The Rolling Stones-  Enduring rock legacy, blues infused anthems and cultural relevance. 


 number 2,  Stevie Wonder-  Soulful visionary genre that defied fusion and timeless classics. 


 number 1,  Mozart-  Classical music, titans operatic masterpieces and enduring artistic influence. 


 These musical giants reshape the music landscape, inspiring generations of artists and fans leaving a lasting imprint on the world’s musical heritage. 

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Megan M Baugher
Megan M Baugher, Student Writer

Megan Baugher is a Student in the Blended Virtual Program.  It is her 4th year in the program.  She enjoys listening to music, writing and being outside in nature and taking pictures.  She enjoys watching Ghost Adventures and also likes to watch lots of YouTube and taking long walks around her neighborhood . 

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