In a musical world full of stars and up-and-comers, when all it takes is a viral video to rocket you from bedroom wanna-be to stadium demigod, it’s easy to forget about the people who made it big before the age of YouTube and instant communication. Many of the artists have become household names, legends like Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Paul McCartney, Rev Run, Madonna, but what about the legends that never garnered such name recognition?
Every year we lose some legends, and when that “People We’ve Lost” slideshow runs every year at the Grammys, nearly 75% of those artists are completely unknown to a lot of viewers. The people that laid the foundation for the contents of our music libraries don’t always get the credit they deserve. The least we can do is try to appreciate the work of these veterans while they’re still alive.
Here are 10 Living Music Legends You Should Know.
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