If you can't figure out this band is number one, then you have no business taking this quiz.?
At least you know something about music. We can now move forward.
The King of Pop. Enough said.?
R.I.P. Michael. Despite all of your personal problems, you and your talent will be missed.
The greatest pure rock band of all time. They wrote the greatest riffs and some song about a staircase. ?
Named, supposedly, by Keith Moon, who said the band would go over like a lead zeppelin. Needless to say, they did not.
I don't know about you, but I certainly get enough satisfaction from Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and the rest of the band. ?
Hopefully, this quiz won't take you as long as the Stones have been making music.
The greatest American folk singer of all time, and the most politically active artist on this list, except perhaps John Lennon. ?
Bob Dylan is proof that you don't have to sing really good to be a superstar. Back in the day, all you needed was a few chords and rebellious ideas. Now all you need are some synthesizers and good back-up dancers.
Nobody has ever came up with a convincing argument that he is NOT the greatest guitarist of all time.?
Why do all of the most talented people in the world have to kill themselves with their addictions?
This artist is formerly known for his song 'Kiss'. ?
Yes, I know that he's still known for that, but it was necessary for the clue. I'll probably still get complaints in the comments section though.
I guarantee that you've heard of this guy. I guarantee you've felt his influence. At the very least, you saw him in Forrest Gump. ?
Thank you. Thank you very much for sticking around and trying to finish this quiz.
From what I understand, this man is the greatest soul singer of all time. But I'm white, so what do I know about soul??
I've never listened to James Brown, so I'll spare you a bad joke. Just wait until the next one though.
The only artist on this particular list without eyesight. ?
Signed, Sealed, Delivered, the second half of this quiz is yours. I know that was corny, but something had to go in this column.
He didn't shoot the sherriff. Instead, he pioneered reggae music and cool dreadlocks.?
In case you don't feel like counting, we're on number 12 now.
This artist's biggest hits include 'Changes' and 'Space Oddity'. I saved my snarky comments for the next column.?
David Bowie is also the only artist on this list to ever judge a walkoff.
This is the band that wrote an entire album about a deaf, dumb, and blind kid who plays a mean pinball. They had some pretty good songs before and after that too. ?
If anyone cares to know, this is my personal favorite artist. Of course none of you care. Moving on.
The most influential band of the 90's. Basically synonomous with grunge.?
Personally, I like Pearl Jam, but I guess only one band is allowed to write 'Smells Like Teen Spirit.'
I'm picking up 'Good Vibrations' from this band, who i would like to listen to for an 'Endless Summer.' Hopefully, somebody understood those hints.?
Do you agree, like me, that these guys don't belong in the top 20? Do you think that they do? Then please post your opinions in the comments section. After all, what's a good music list without arguments.
All female pop artists are measured up to her. And no, I'm not talking about Britney Spears or Lady Gaga.?
Ladies, I'm sure that some of you are upset there is only one woman in the top 20 artists of all time. I share your sympathies to an extent. Now please don't shoot the messenger.
The creators of one of the weirdest rock songs of all time, combining slow ballad, opera, stadium rock, and Freddie Mercury.?
Another artist bites the dust. Only three more to go.
This band is not just another brick in the wall. They're the 18th greatest band of all time, so they must be a really large brick.?
Might have had the most experimental stage act of all time. Except perhaps Parliament Funkadelic. Yeah, I guess they can't top that,
The gods of stadium rock, and the creators of 'The Joshua Tree', still one of the greatest albums of all time.?
Don't worry, you only have to put up with my humor for one more artist.
One of soul's great artists, Also, tragically, the only artist to be killed by his father.?
You finally finished the quiz, and now know the 20 greatest artists of all time according to VH1. Feel free to disagree. I do too.