20 Music Royals

20 Music RoyalsThose born into royalty will eventually rule, regardless of their individual merits. In music, talent, drive and a little luck cause the cream to rise to the top. Some of these 20 artists were born with an appropriate honorific, some were christened along the way, but all have earned their place in music royalty—these artists rule.

Albert King
The Amboy Dukes
B.B. King
Carole King
Count Basie
Duke Ellington
Duke Robillard
Earl Poole Ball
Earl King
Earl Scruggs

Gladys Knight
King Crimson
King Oliver
Kings of Leon
The Kingsmen
Ronnie Earl
Sir Douglas Quintet
Steve Earle

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