List of Backing Groups

A backing group is a band or musical ensemble supporting a singer or another group. They are often only associated with their principal act(s), but can go on to success alone.


This is an incomplete list, which may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries.
Act Backing group(s) Note
Herb Alpert The Tijuana Brass
Buddy Holly The Crickets
Elvis Presley The Jordanaires
Bob Dylan The Band
Roger Waters The Bleeding Heart Band
Neil Young Crazy Horse
Prince The Revolution
James Brown The J.B.'s
Elvis Costello The Attractions
Bruce Springsteen The E Street Band

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