When we think of Massachusetts, we think of a plethora of aspects including our beautiful landscapes and leaf peeping opportunities. We are also known for our colleges and universities. The Bay State has the highest percentage of residents with a college degree in the nation. We are Dunkin' fans, we're known for our New England clam chowder and boy do we love our Red Sox.

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In addition to all of the wonderful aspects noted above, a number of successful musical acts have come out of the Bay State. I have chosen 25 musical acts to focus on this time around with plans to release a part II list in the future. So, let's take a gander at these successful musical acts from our beloved state:

These 25 Successful Musical Acts are From Massachusetts

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