Music of Ohio
|Music of the United States|
|History (Timeline and Samples)|
|Before 1940: Synthesis of Sources|
|1940s and 50s: Invention of Popular Music|
|1960s and 70s: Creation of a Counterculture|
|1980s to the present: Diversification of Styles|
|Native American music (Inuit music>Inuit and Hawaiian)|
|Latin (Tejano and Puerto Rican)|
|Other immigrants (Jewish, European, South and East Asian, modern African, Middle-Eastern and Cajun and Creole)|
|AL - AK - AR - CA - CO - CT - DC - DE - FL - GA - GU - HI - ID - IL - IN - IA - KS - KY - LA - ME - MD - MA - MI - MN - MP - MS - MO - MT - NC - ND - NE - NV - NH - NJ - NM - NY - OH - OK - OR - PA - PR - RI - SC - SD - TN - TX - UT - VT - VA - VI - WA - WV - WI - WY|
The most famous musicians from Ohio are probably Marilyn Manson, Dean Martin and Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders is also from Ohio. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is in Cleveland, Ohio. Other artists include Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Albert Ayler, The Raspberries, Antietam, Ohio Players, Roger Troutman, Frank Yankovic, Kathleen Battle, James Gang, Bone Thugs n Harmony, Nine Inch Nails, Macy Gray, Devo, The Mills Brothers, The O'Jays, Roy Rogers, Doris Day, Tracy Chapman, The Black Keys and Guided by Voices.
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2 Punk rock
Central Ohio was home to a wide variety of garage bands from the 1960s, including The Myrchents, who appeared on the influential Nuggets compilation series. The Choir later added
singer Eric Carmen and became The Raspberries, pioneers of power pop in
the early 1970s.
Ohio is known for a wide variety of punk rock icons from Akron, Cleveland and Cincinnati, primarily; these include Dead Boys, Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders, Pere Ubu, Rachel Sweet, Pagans and Devo. Dayton spawned cult favorite hardcore punk band Toxic Reasons as well.