66 Musicians Who Played Themselves On “The Simpsons”

After 24 seasons, it’d be easier to list who HASN’T been on the show. It’s still unclear whether or not Michael Jackson counts, though.

1. Tony Bennett

 

Season 2, Episode 5: “Dancin’ Homer”

2. Ringo Starr

 

Season 2, Episode 18: “Brush With Greatness”

3. Aerosmith

 

Season 3, Episode 10 “Flaming Moe’s”

4. Sting

 

Season 3, Episode 13 “Radio Bart”

5. Spinal Tap

 

Season 3, Episode 22 “The Otto Show”

6. Tom Jones

 

Season 4, Episode 7 “Tom Jones”

7. Linda Ronstadt

 

Season 4, Episode 9 “Mr. Plow”

8. Barry White

 

Season 4, Episode 20 “Whacking Day”

9. David Crosby

 

Season 4, Episode 21 “Marge in Chains”

10. Red Hot Chili Peppers

 

Season 4, Episode 22 “Krusty Gets Kancelled”

11. Bette Midler

 

Season 4, Episode 22 “Krusty Gets Kancelled”

12. George Harrison

 

Season 5, Episode 1 “Homer’s Barbershop Quartet”

13. The Ramones

 

Season 5, Episode 4 “Rosebud”

14. James Brown

 

Season 5, Episode 7 “Bart’s Inner Child”

15. Robert Goulet

 

Season 5, Episode 10 “$pringfield (Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Legalized Gambling)”

16. James Taylor

 

Season 5, Episode 15 “Deep Space Homer”

17. Tito Puente

 

Season 6, Episode 25 “Who Shot Mr. Burns?”

18. Paul McCartney

 

Season 7, Episode 5 “Lisa the Vegetarian”

19. Paul Anka

 

Season 7, Episode 6 “Treehouse of Horror VI”

20. Smashing Pumpkins

 

Season 7, Episode 24 “Homerpalooza”

21. Sonic Youth

 

Season 7, Episode 24 “Homerpalooza”

22. Peter Frampton

 

Season 7, Episode 24 “Homerpalooza”

23. U2

 

Season 9, Episode 22 “Trash of the Titans”

24. The Moody Blues

 

Season 10, Episode 10 “Viva Ned Flanders”

25. Cyndi Lauper

 

Season 10, Episode 11 “Wild Barts Can’t Be Broken”

26. Dolly Parton

 

Season 10, Episode 12 “Sunday, Cruddy Sunday”

27. Elton John

 

Season 10, Episode 14 “I’m With Cupid”

28. NRBQ

 

Season 11, Episode 8 “Take My Wife, Sleaze”

29. Britney Spears

 

Season 11, Episode 12 “The Mansion Family”

30. Bachman Turner Overdrive

 

Season 11, Episode 13 “Saddlesore Galactica”

31. Shawn Colvin

 

Season 11, Episode 14 “Alone Again, Natura-Diddily”

32. Kid Rock and Joe C.

 

Season 11, Episode 19 “Kill the Alligator and Run”

33. The Who

 

Season 12, Episode 2 “A Tale of Two Springfields”

34. N’Sync

 

Season 12, Episode 14 “New Kids on the Blecch”

35. R.E.M.

 

Season 13, Episode 3 “Homer the Moe”

36. Phish

 

Season 13, Episode 16 “Weekend at Burnsie’s”

37. Tom Petty

 

Season 4, Episode 2 “How I Spent My Strummer Vacation”

38. Elvis Costello

 

Season 4, Episode 2 “How I Spent My Strummer Vacation”

39. Lenny Kravitz

 

Season 4, Episode 2 “How I Spent My Strummer Vacation”

40. Mick Jagger & Keith Richards

 

Season 14, Episode 2 “How I Spent My Strummer Vacation”

41. Brian Setzer

 

Season 4, Episode 2 “How I Spent My Strummer Vacation”

42. Little Richard

 

Season 14, Episode 7 “Special Edna”

43. Blink-182

 

Season 14, Episode 11 “Barting Over”

44. “Weird” Al Yankovic

 

Season 14, Episode 17 “Three Gays of the Condo”

45. David Byrne

 

Season 14, Episode 18 “Dude, Where’s My Ranch?”

46. Jackson Browne

 

Season 14, Episode 20 “Brake My Wife, Please”

47. Brave Combo

 

Season 15, Episode 15 “Co-Dependent’s Day”

48. 50 Cent

 

Season 16, Episode 9 “Pranksta Rap”

49. Fantasia

 

Season 16, Episode 18 “A Star is Torn”

50. Mandy Moore

 

Season 17, Episode 22 “Marge and Homer Turn a Couple Play”

51. Metallica

 

Season 18, Episode 1 “The Mook, the Chef, the Wife and Her Homer”

52. The White Stripes

 

Season 18, Episode 2 “Jazzy and the Pussycats”

53. Ludacris

 

Season 18, Episode 22 “You Kent Always Say What You Want”

54. Lionel Richie

 

Season 19, Episode 1 “He Loves to Fly and He D’ohs”

55. Plácido Domingo

 

Season 19, Episode 2 “Homer of Seville”

56. The Dixie Chicks

 

Season 19, Episode 16 “Papa Don’t Leech”

57. Coldplay

 

Season 21, Episode 11 “Million Dollar Maybe”

58. Kara DioGuardi & Randy Jackson

 

Season 21, Episode 23 “Judge Me Tender”

59. The Flight of the Conchords

 

Season 22, Episode 1 “Elementary School Musical”

60. Katy Perry

 

Season 22, Episode 8 “The Fight Before Christmas”

61. Ted Nugent

 

Season 23, Episode 10 “Politically Inept With Homer Simpson”

62. Lady Gaga

 

Season 23, Episode 22: “Lisa Goes Gaga”

63. The Decemberists

 

Season 24, Episode 7 “The Day the Earth Stood Cool”

64. Sonny Rollins

 

Season 24, Episode 19 “Whiskey Business”

65. Justin Bieber

 

Season 24, Episode 20 “The Fabulous Faker”

66. Sigur Rós

 

Season 24, Episode 21 “The Saga of Carl Carlson”

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