Steven Van Zandt Names Rock Music’s Most Underrated Artist

In a recent tweet, E Street Band’s Steven Van Zandt engaged in a chat with his fans, where he shared his opinion on the rock scene’s most underrated musicians.

The E Street Group guitarist Steven Van Zandt occasionally makes statements about rock music and personalities on Twitter. He often shares his thoughts on the “firsts” and “best” in the rock world, random songs or bands/people, and the general state of rock music.

For example, in a previous chat with fans on Twitter, Steven claimed that the first hard rock song was “You Really Got Me” by the kinks. In the same conversation, he also rejected the argument that black sabbath invented the hard rock sound, arguing that Sabbath was the predecessor of heavy metal.

Steven recently shared a tweet with which he once again named one of the biggest names in rock music, this time, the most underrated artist of the genre. According to Steve, Eddie Cochranknown for his inspirational legends like jimi hendrixis rock music’s most underrated musician.

In the same conversation, the guitarist also commented on Buddy Holly, responding to a user who said he would name him the most underrated figure in the genre. Steven disagreed, saying that Holly is already known all over the world and is a member of the “elite five-artist club” whose songs have been covered by the Beatles and the Rolling Stones.

Stevie’s comment on Eddie read:

“He can be most underrated artist of all the rock genre.

A fan replied:

“I often thought of Buddy Holly as that.”

Here is what the guitarist wrote:

“No, Buddy has always been universally recognized as a legend. Plus, being one of the most elite clubs of the five artists covered by both the Beatles and the Stones.

You can check out the tweets below.