4000. The Beatles – Dear Prudence

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  1. As we reach 4000 links on the chain, here’s a little hint that there’s still thousands of potential links, and TONS of artists who haven’t even featured yet, including, and of course not limited to:

    The Action, Bryan Adams, Barry Adamson, Adele, The Ad-Libs, The Adult Net, The Adventures Of Stevie V, After The Fire, Age Of Chance, Air Supply, Allman Brothers Band, Marc Almond, Alphaville, Altern-8, Alt-J, Amazulu, The Amboy Dukes, The Amps, Brett Anderson, Andrews Sisters, Andrew WK, Horace Andy, The Angels, Animotion, Ann-Margret, Antony & The Johnsons, Apache Indian, Apollo 440, Tasmin Archer, Joan Armatrading, Asian Dub Foundation, The Assembly, Aswad, The Au-Pairs, Au Revoir Simone, The Average White Band, Kevin Ayers

    Babes In Toyland, Baby D, Babylon Zoo, Bad Lieutenant, Baccara, Joan Baez, Anita Baker, Laverne Baker, Yvonne Baker, Hank Ballard, The Balloon Farm, Band Of Skulls, Bang Bang Machine, Barenaked Ladies, The Barracudas, Syd Barrett, Dave Bartholomew, Bass-O-Matic, The Baytovens, Beastie Boys & Santigold, Beatmasters, Beats International, The Belle Stars, Belouis Some, Bentley Rhythm Ace, The Bible, Biffy Clyro, The Big Bopper, Big Brother & The Holding Company, Barry Biggs, The Big Pink, The Birds, Frank Black, Black Box, The Blackbyrds, Black Slate, Blind Faith, Bloc Party, Blonde Bomber, Blood Sweat & Tears, Kurtis Blow, Blue Boy, Blue Mink, The Blue Orchids, Blues Magoos, The Blues Project, Blue Rondos, The Bobbettes, Bob B. Soxx & The Bluejeans, The Bodines, The Bodysnatchers, Bogshed, Gary US Bonds, Betty Boo, The Boomtown Rats, Ken Boothe, Bob Brady & The Con-Chords, Jackie Brenston, Edie Brickell & The New Bohemians, Big Bill Broonzy, Chuck Brown, Maxine Brown, Sam Brown, Tom Browne, Dave Brubeck, The Bucketheads, Bud & Kathy, Buffalo Tom, Jake Bugg, The Johnny Burnette Trio, The Butterflies, The Buzz, David Byrne, David Byrne & St Vincent

    The Cadets, The Cadillacs, Susan Cadogan, Cab Calloway, The Capitols, Captain Sensible, Belinda Carlisle, Kim Carnes, James Carter & The Prisoners, Cast, Catherine Wheel, C & C Music Factory, Chad & Jeremy, Gene Chandler, Bruce Channel, The Chantays, The Chantels, The Charlatans (US), Charles & Eddie, Chubby Checker, Eagle-Eye Cherry, Chickory Tip, The Chic-Lets, The Chips, The Chocolate Watchband, The Choir, The Chords, The Chordettes, Suzi Chunk, Gabriella Cilmi, City Boy, Chris Clark, Johnny Clarke, Tony Clarke, Classix Nouveaux, Client, George Clinton, Close Lobsters, Willie Cobbs, Jarvis Cocker, The Colourfield, Bootsy Collins, Glenda Collins, The Communards, The Concretes, The Connells, The Cookies, Gaz Coombes, Julian Covey & The Machine, Randy Crawford, Crazy Horse, Credit To The Nation, Crocodiles, Arthur ‘Big Boy’ Crudup, CSS, The Cuban Boys, Cud, Cult Hero

    Dale & Grace, Terence Trent D’Arby, Rev. Gary Davis, DB Boulevard, Death Cab For Cutie, Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich, Ronnie Dee (aka Dawson), The Delcos, The Delfonics, The Del Fuegos, The Delmonas, The Del-Vetts, The Del Vikings, Denise & Company, Department S, Sugar Pie DeSanto, Jackie DeShannon, The Detroit Cobras, Howard Devoto, Sheila B. Devotion, Neil Diamond, The Dickies, Digital Underground, Kenny Dino, Dirty Pretty Things, The Distractions, Tanya Donelly, The Donnas, Eliza Doolittle, The Dots, Carl Douglas, The Dovells, The Dramatics, Errol Dunkley, Champion Jack Dupree, Jacques Dutronc

    The Earlies, Clint Eastwood & General Saint, Duane Eddy, Edison Lighthouse, The Egg, Eighth Wonder, The Eldorados, Electrelane, Yvonne Elliman, Alton Ellis, Embrace, Billy Emerson, Brian Eno & David Byrne, Preston Epps, Mary Epworth & The Jubilee Band, Eurythmics, Betty Everett, The Exciters, The Express

    Fall Out Boy, The Farmers Boys, Charlie Feathers, The Feeling, The Fendermen, Fiction Factory, Fine Young Cannibals, The Fireman, The Firm, First Class, The Five Keys, The Five Satins, Flash And The Pan, The Flatmates, Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs, Flowered Up, The Flowerpot Men, The Flys, John Fogerty, The Folkes Brothers, The Fondettes, Eddie Fontaine, Frankie Ford, Kim Fowley, Fragma, Connie Francis, The Frank And Walters, Frantique, Elizabeth Fraser, The Fratellis, The Fray, Freddie & The Dreamers, Freeez, Bobby Freeman, Doug E. Fresh, Max Frost & The Troopers, Fugazi, Nelly Furtado, Futureheads, The Future Sound Of London, Fuzzbox

    Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Cecil Gant, Boris Gardiner, Marvin Gaye And Kim Weston, General Public, Gerry & The Pacemakers, Gigolo Aunts, Jimmy Gilmer & The Fireballs, Piney Gir, Girls, Girls At Our Best, Gary Glitter, The Glitter Band, The Godfathers, The Gods, Andrew Gold, The Golden Toadstools, The Golliwogs, The Good The Bad & The Queen, Goo Goo Dolls, Lesley Gore, Gotye & Kimbra, Grace, Davy Graham, Grand Funk Railroad, Grand Prees, The Grass Roots, Nanci Griffith, Grinderman, Grinderswitch, The Groupies, Guitar Slim, Woody Guthrie

    Luke Haines, Albert Hammond, The Handsome Family, Ed Harcourt, Hard Fi, Slim Harpo, Rolf Harris, Wynonie Harris, Ren Harvieu, Charlotte Hatherley, Dale Hawkins, Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks, Richard Hawley & The Death Ramps, Heatwave, Bobby Hebb, Clarence ‘Frogman’ Henry, The Heptones, Patrick Hernandez, Nick Heyward, Hipsway, Robyn Hitchcock, Suzi Jane Hokom, Billie Holliday, Holly & The Italians, John Holt, The Hombres, The Honeybus, The Honeys, Hooded Fang, Mary Hopkin, Lightnin Hopkins, Hot Chocolate, Hothouse Flowers, Son House, Howler, HP Lovecraft, Husker Du, Brian Hyland

    I Am Kloot, Janis Ian, Icehouse, The Idle Race, Idlewild, The Ikettes, Imagination, Natalie Imbruglia, I Ludicrous, I Monster, Luther Ingram, Inner City, INXS, Chris Isaac, It Bites, Ivan

    Terry Jacks, Bull Moose Jackson, Chad Jackson, Millie Jackson, Wanda Jackson, The Jackson Sisters, The Jags, Jagwar Ma, Jan & Arnie, The Janitors, Bert Jansch, Jay & The Americans, The Jaynetts, The Jellybeans, Jem, The Jesters, Joe & Ann, Little Willie John, Johnny And The Self Abusers, John’s Children, Robert Johnson, Jon, Jim Jones Revue, Jimmy Jones, Joe Jones & His Orchestra, Tom Jones, Louis Jordan, The June Brides, Bill Justis

    Katrina & The Waves, Janet Kay, Eddie Kendricks, Chris Kenner, Kenny, Albert King, B.B. King, King Creosote, King Kurt, Kippington Lodge, Kitty Daisy & Lewis, The Knickerbockers, Jean Knight, Frankie Knuckles, The Koobas, The Kooks, Kosheen

    Ladyhawke, The Lafayettes, Lianne La Havas, Major Lance, Joya Landis, Landscape, K.D. Lang, Leadbelly, The Leaves, Brenda Lee, Dee C. Lee, Peggy Lee, Leftfield/Lydon, Tobi Legend, Julian Lennon, Ketty Lester, Barbara Lewis, Bobby Lewis, Donna Lewis, Philamore Lincoln, Lionrock, The Litter, Little Anthony & The Imperials, Little Barrie, Little Esther, Little Peggy March, Little Walter, The Lively Ones, Living Colour, Dandy Livingstone, Kenny Loggins, Lord Creator, Lord Tanamo, Los Bravos, Darlene Love, Monie Love, The Love Affair, The Loves, Love Sculpture, Luniz, The Lurkers, Luxuria, Lyme & Cybelle, Linda Lyndell, The Lyrics(1), The Lyrics(2)

    McCarthy, Jimmy McCracklin, Anne McCue, Eugene McGuinness, Barry McGuire, Maria McKee, Don McLean, McLusky, Gerard McMann, Ralph McTell, Madder Rose, The Maisonettes, The Magicians, Magic Mushrooms, The Magnetic Fields, Barry Mann, Mantronix, Mariachi El Bronx, The Marketts, Damian Marley, Ziggy Marley, Marmalade, Maroon 5, Janis Martin, Kay Martin & Her Bodyguards, Willie Mason, Cerys Matthews, Maxi Priest, Imelda May, The Mekons, Melanie, Mel & Tim, The Melodians, Melody’s Echo Chamber, Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes, Melys, Memphis Minnie, Men At Work, Menswear, Mental As Anything, Natalie Merchant, The Merseybeats/The Merseys, The Meters, Michael & The Messengers, Mickey & Sylvia, Microdisney, The Mighty Diamonds, The Mighty Lemon Drops, The Milkshakes, Frankie Miller, Wayne Fontana/The Mindbenders, Kylie Minogue, Sugar Minott, The Mission, The Misunderstood, Willie Mitchell, The Mixtures, Hank Mizell, Mobiles, Moby Grape, Modern Eon, Mogwai, The Mohawks, Janelle Monae, Monsoon, Chris Montez, Morcheeba, Bob Mould, Mouse And The Traps, Alison Moyet, Mull Historical Society, Junior Murvin, The Music Machine, Mylo, The Mystery Jets

    Johnny Nash, Nina Nastasia, The Nazz, Ned’s Atomic Dustbin, Ricky Nelson, Sandy Nelson, Willie Nelson, The Nerves, Nervous Norvus, NEU!, New Age Steppers, New Model Army, New Musik, New York City, Nick Nicely, Nickleback, Nive Nielsen, The Nightcrawlers, No Doubt, Jim Noir, The Noisettes, Northern Uproar, Freddie Notes & The Rudies, N.W.A.

    Ocean Colour Scene, Oceanic, Hazel O’Connor, Odyssey, Olive, Big Danny Oliver, Yoko Ono, Opus III, Orange Bicycle, The Ordinary Boys, The Orfuns, The Originals, The Orioles, Joan Osborne, Johnny Osbourne, Os Mutantes, The Other Half, The Other Two, The Johnny Otis Show, John Otway, The Outcasts

    Jennifer Paige, The Pale Fountains, Pale Saints, Vanessa Paradis, The Paragons, The Paris Sisters, Bobby Parker, Eddie Parker, Junior Parker, Dean Parrish, The Partridge Family, The Passage, The Pastels, Charley Patton, Patty & The Emblems, Billy Paul, Les Paul & Mary Ford, Johnny Paycheck, The Peanut Butter Conspiracy, Penetration, The Penguins, People’s Choice, The Percells, Pere Ubu, Peter Paul & Mary, The Phantom, Pharcyde, PhD, The Phenomenal Handclap Band, Phil Phillips & The Twilights, Pigbag, Gene Pitney, Planet Funk, Robert Plant, The Playboys, P.M. Dawn, Poco, The Popguns, Positive Force, Lloyd Price, Louis Prima, John Prine, The Prisonaires, The Prisoners, The Proclaimers, Propellerheads w/Shirley Bassey, Chuck Prophet


    Racey, Jimmy Radcliffe, Rage Against The Machine, The Raincoats, Ram Jam, Joey Ramone, Randy & The Rainbows, The Rapture, The Raveonettes, Razorlight, The Real Thing, The Records, Helen Reddy, Red Guitars, Jimmy Reed, Django Reinhardt, The Remains, Renaissance, Reparata & The Delrons, The Replacements, Republica, Johnny Restivo, The Revels, Gruff Rhys, The Ribbons, Damien Rice, The Rich Kids, Billy Lee Riley, The Rivieras, The Rivingtons, BA Robertson, The Robins, Ann Robinson, Roscoe Robinson, The Rockin’ Rebels, Rockpile, Tommy Roe, Jimmy Rogers, Chan Romero, Rose Of Avalanche, Rose Royce, Rosie & The Originals, The Routers, Royksopp, The Rubinoos, Ruby & The Romantics, Bruce Ruffin, Kate Rusby, Otis Rush, Patrice Rushen, The Rutles, Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels

    Sagittarius, Saloon, Santigold, Santo & Johnny, Peter Sarstedt, Dan Sartain, Sash!, The Scaffold, Scars, School Of Seven Bells, Jack Scott, Screaming Trees, Seal, The Seeds, Pete Seeger, The Seekers, Semisonic, Taja Sevelle, Shack, Shadows Of Knight, Shakespear’s Sister, Shannon, Helen Shapiro, Feargal Sharkey, Sharpe & Numan, She, Sandi Sheldon, Sheriff & The Ravels, Pluto Shervington, The She Trinity, The Shirelles, The Shop Assistants, Frank Sidebottom, The Sid Presley Experience, The Silhouettes, Nina Simone, Joyce Sims, Sister Nancy, Sixpence None The Richer, Macy Skipper, Sleater Kinney, Sleigh Bells, The Slickers, Sly & Robbie, Huey ‘Piano’ Smith & The Clowns, Warren Smith, Snap!, Sniff & The Tears, Soft Machine, Soho, Soul Searchers, The Source & Candi Staton, Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, The Sparkles, Tommy Sparks, Phil Spector, Chris Spedding, Spiller, The Statler Brothers, Billy Stewart, The Stingrays, Stock Aitken & Waterman, Angie Stone, Angus & Julia Stone, Stone Temple Pilots, The Storey Sisters, The Strangeloves, Streetband, The Students, Stump, The Stylistics, The Subways, Subway Sect, Sugar & The Spices, Suicide, Summer Camp, The Supernaturals, The Surfaris, Swervedriver, Symarip, The Syndicats, Syreeta

    Talulah Gosh, Tarheel Slim, James Taylor Quartet, Johnnie Taylor, Koko Taylor, Vince Taylor, The Teddy Bears, Teddy & His Patches, The Teen Queens, Ten Benson, Tammi Terrell, Terrorvision, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, That Petrol Emotion, Them Crooked Vultures, The Third Bardo, Third World, Irma Thomas, Carla Thomas, Chris Thomas King, Jamo Thomas, Timmy Thomas, Tracey Thorn, Big Mama Thornton, The Three Johns, Throwing Muses, Tanita Tikaram, Johnny Tillotson, Tilly And The Wall, Time Zone, Tin Machine, Tintern Abbey, The Titans, Emiliana Torrini, Peter Tosh, The Tourists, Toy, The Toy Dolls, The Toys, Transvision Vamp, The Traveling Wilburys, The Tremeloes, Doris Troy, Andrea True, Tunng, The Turbines, Turin Brakes, Frank Turner, Tina Turner, Big Joe Turner, Twinkle, Kip Tyler, The Tymes

    Tracy Ullman, Ultra Nate, The Undisputed Truth, Unit 4+2, Unkle, Unrelated Segments, The Untouchables, Phil Upchurch

    The Vagrants, Richie Valens, The Valentine Brothers, Bobby Vee, Laura Veirs, Tom Verlaine, Veronica Falls, Karen Verros, The Very Things, The Vibes, Village People, Bobby Vinton, The Viscounts, Voice Of The Beehive

    The Wailers, Gary Walker & The Rain, T.Bone Walker, Wallace Collection, Fats Waller, Billy Ward & The Dominoes, Warpaint, Dinah Washington, Bert Weedon, Eric Weissberg, Keith West, Kim Weston, We The People, What Four, Barry White, Bukka White, White Plains, Jane Wiedlin, Wilco, Larry Williams, Sonny Boy Williamson, Delroy Wilson, Jonathan Wilson, Mari Wilson, Alex Winston, Steve Winwood, The Woodentops, Link Wray, Charles Wright

    X-Press 2 & David Byrne

    Young Disciples, Young Rascals

    Zager & Evans, Zap Pow, Zero 7, Zodiac Mindwarp & The Love Reaction, Zoe

    nb. These are intended as helpful suggestions only – there’s no guarantee any tracks by any of them will get picked. But I think some of them might have a good chance. Good luck.

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