Top 10 Native American Rock Stars
Documentary ‘Rumble’ profiles influential musicians with indigenous roots
The documentary Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World — now streaming on Amazon, Google Play, Vudu and YouTube — makes a strong argument that a handful of Native Americans made an oversize contribution to the invention of rock ‘n’ roll.
The ethnicity of these musicians was often missing from their press bios, mirroring a cultural trend that sought to homogenize indigenous cultures within art and music.
Rumble profiles several dozen musicians with native heritage, but here’s a rundown of 10 of the most influential.