Great Bands With Family Members

There are many bands throughout music history that feature family members playing together. Here are some notable examples:

The Jackson 5 – With brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon, and the legendary Michael Jackson, they dominated the charts with hits like “I Want You Back,” “ABC,” and “I’ll Be There,” showcasing their unparalleled talent and infectious energy.

The Beach Boys – Brothers Brian, Carl, and Dennis Wilson, cousin Mike Love, and friend Al Jardine, shaped the landscape of American pop music with harmonious gems such as “Good Vibrations,” “Surfin’ USA,” and “California Girls,” epitomizing the California surf sound.

The Bee Gees – Brothers Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb, known for their distinctive falsetto harmonies, created disco anthems like “Stayin’ Alive,” “Night Fever,” and “How Deep Is Your Love,” becoming synonymous with the disco era and achieving global fame.

Oasis – Sibling rivalry and rock stardom collided with brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher, whose band Oasis delivered iconic Britpop hits like “Wonderwall,” “Don’t Look Back in Anger,” and “Champagne Supernova,” defining a generation of British music.

Kings of Leon – The Followill brothers – Caleb, Nathan, and Jared – along with cousin Matthew, infused Southern rock with indie sensibilities, achieving massive success with tracks like “Sex on Fire,” “Use Somebody,” and “Closer,” showcasing their raw energy and introspective lyrics.

Heart – Sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson fronted this rock powerhouse, belting out hits such as “Barracuda,” “Alone,” and “Crazy on You,” with their powerful vocals and dynamic performances leaving an indelible mark on the rock landscape.

The Allman Brothers Band – Brothers Duane and Gregg Allman, along with a lineup of talented musicians, pioneered Southern rock with epic tracks like “Ramblin’ Man,” “Jessica,” and “Whipping Post,” showcasing their virtuosity and improvisational prowess.

The Everly Brothers – Don and Phil Everly mesmerized audiences with their impeccable harmonies and timeless hits like “Wake Up Little Susie,” “Bye Bye Love,” and “All I Have to Do Is Dream,” influencing generations of artists with their signature sound.

AC/DC – Brothers Angus and Malcolm Young, along with their electrifying performances and hard-hitting rock anthems like “Back in Black,” “Highway to Hell,” and “Thunderstruck,” cemented their status as one of the greatest rock bands of all time.

Van Halen – Brothers Eddie and Alex Van Halen, along with vocalist David Lee Roth and later Sammy Hagar, unleashed guitar-driven hits such as “Jump,” “Panama,” and “Runnin’ with the Devil,” revolutionizing the rock scene with their virtuosity and energy.

The Pointer Sisters – Siblings Bonnie, June, Anita, and Ruth Pointer, with their infectious blend of R&B, funk, and pop, delivered hits like “I’m So Excited,” “Jump (For My Love),” and “Automatic,” captivating audiences with their dynamic performances.

The Osmonds – Brothers Donny, Jimmy, Merrill, Jay, and Alan Osmond, with their wholesome image and catchy tunes like “One Bad Apple,” “Crazy Horses,” and “Love Me for a Reason,” charmed audiences worldwide, becoming teen idols of the 1970s.

The Kinks – Brothers Ray and Dave Davies, known for their distinctively British sound and biting social commentary, crafted hits such as “You Really Got Me,” “Lola,” and “Waterloo Sunset,” leaving an indelible mark on the British Invasion and rock music.

The Neville Brothers – Brothers Art, Charles, Aaron, and Cyril Neville, with their eclectic blend of funk, R&B, and jazz, produced soulful classics like “Yellow Moon,” “Sister Rosa,” and “Bird on a Wire,” showcasing their musical versatility and familial chemistry.

Devo – Brothers Mark and Bob Mothersbaugh, along with brothers Gerald and Bob Casale, pioneered new wave and synth-pop with quirky hits such as “Whip It,” “Girl U Want,” and “Freedom of Choice,” challenging conventions with their avant-garde aesthetic.

The Band Perry – Siblings Kimberly, Reid, and Neil Perry, blending country with pop-rock influences, scored hits like “If I Die Young,” “Better Dig Two,” and “Done,” with their infectious energy and catchy hooks winning over audiences worldwide.

The Corrs – Siblings Andrea, Sharon, Caroline, and Jim Corr, with their fusion of traditional Irish music and contemporary pop, produced hits like “Breathless,” “Runaway,” and “So Young,” captivating listeners with their lush harmonies and infectious melodies.

The Isley Brothers – Brothers Ronald, Rudolph, and O’Kelly Isley, with their dynamic vocals and genre-spanning hits like “Shout,” “Twist and Shout,” and “It’s Your Thing,” were pioneers of R&B, soul, and funk, influencing generations of artists.