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This fascinating interactive graphic might make you feel a little bit better about your music career if you’ve been plugging away for years without landing a big hit.

Sure, sometimes artists come out of the gates swinging (Chuck Berry, The Kinks, etc.), but legendary acts like P-Funk and Velvet Underground NEVER had a top-10 song in the US or UK.

How long did it take for other legendary artists to top the charts? Which influential bands never had hits? Check it out! (Courtesy of Gocompare.com).



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