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The Frog Holler

September – Musical Birthday Notes

1. Conway Twitty (Harold Jenkins)– early pop turned country singer/songwriter/musician – inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame posthumously in 1999 – multiple hits including – Hello Darlin’ – Don’t Take It Away – Slow Hand – (1933-1993)
1. Charlie Worsham – country singer/songwriter/musician – native of Jackson, MS – 1985
1. Joe Trohman – pop-alt rock singer/songwriter/musician/composer/producer – Fall Out Boy – The Damned Things – With Knives – 1984
1. Gloria Estefan – singer/songwriter/musician – Miami Sound Machine – 1957
1. Steve Goetzman – drummer – rock-pop/country group – Exile – hits include – Kiss You All Over – Woke Up In Love – 1950
1. Angaleena Pressley – country singer/songwriter – founding member of – The Pistol Annies – 1976
1. Ricky Horror – metal rhythm guitarist – Motionless In White – 1988
1. Babydaddy (Scott Hoffman) – glam-rocker multi-instrumentalist/lyricist/backing vocals – Scissor Sisters – 1976
1. Bianca Ryan – pop singer/songwriter/musician/actress – 1st winner of NBC’s America’s Got Talent – 1994
1. Barry Gibb – pop-disco singer/songwriter/musician/producer – The Bee Gees – solo – 1946
1. Dann Hume – alt-rock/pop singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/producer – Evermore – 1987
1. J.D. Fortune – vocals/guitar – INXS – 1973
1. Greg Errico – drummer/producer – Sly & The Family Stone – 1946
1. Archie Bell – singer/songwriter – Archie Bell & The Drells – hits include – Tighten Up – 1944
1. Omar Rodriguez-Lopez – multi-instrumentalist/songwriter/producer/writer/actor – bands include -The Mars Volta – Antemasque – Bosnian Rainbows – 1975
1. Bruce Foxton – bassist/guitarist/vocalist – best known for work with – The Jam – 1955
1. Tommy Evans – R&B singer – The Drifters – (1927-1984)
1. Katie Webster – swamp boogie pianist/singer – (1936-1999)
1. Art Pepper – jazz saxophonist/clarinetist – (1925-1982)
1. Boxcar Willie (Lecil Travis Martin) – hobo-country singer/songwriter – (1931-1999)
1. Marshall Lytle – rockabilly-rock bassist/songwriter – member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – Bill Haley & His Comets – The Jodimars – (1933-2013)
2. Spencer Smith – drummer – formerly with – Panic! At The Disco – 1987
2. Matthew Wentworth – guitarist/singer – Our Last Night – 1988
2. Jake Bundrick – drummer/singer – Mayday Parade – 1983
2. Syleena Johnson – R&B singer – 1976
2. Steve Porcaro – keyboardist/songwriter/producer – an original member of Toto – 1957
2. Paul Deakin – drummer – The Mavericks – 1959
2. Fritz McIntyre – keyboardist/songwriter/vocals – Simply Red – 1956
2. Jerome Stanley “Jerry” Augustyniak – drummer – 10,000 Maniacs – 1958
2. Mik Kaminski – violin/keyboards – ELO – 1951
2. Cedric “K-Ci” Hailey – R&B – soul singer – Jodeci – 1969
2. Phil Lipscomb – bassist – Taproot – 1976
2. Dino Cazares – industrial metal musician/songwriter – Fear Factory – Divine Heresy – Asesino – 1966
2. Esther Oosterbeek – part of the pop/dance all girl band – The Dolly Dots – 1959
2. John Zorn – avant-garde multi-instrumentalist/composer/arranger/producer – 1953
2. Richard Coughlan – drummer – progressive rock band – Caravan – (1947-2013)
2. Marty Grebb – multi-instrumentalist/producer/arranger – The Buckinghams – Chad & Jeremy – 1945
2. Rosalind “Roz” Ashford-Holmes – R&B – soul singer – Martha and the Vandellas – 1943
2. Joe Simon – Grammy winning soul – R&B singer – 1943
2. Jimmy Clanton – R&B – swamp pop singer from Baton Rouge, LA – best known for hit – Just A Dream – 1938
2. Sam Goodwn – soul/R&B singer – best known for work with – The Impressions – 1934
2. Billy Preston – singer/songwriter/musician/producer – hits include – Nothing From Nothing – Will It Go Round In Circles – (1946-2006)
2. Tom Glazer – folk singer/songwriter – (1914-2003)
2. Tony Thompson – R&B singer – Hi-Five – (1975-2007)
2. Robert Lee Dickey (stage name Bobby Purify)– part of R&B singing duo with cousin – James Lee Purify – best known for hit – I’m Your Puppet – (1939-2011)
2. Booker T. Laury – blues-boogie woogie pianist/singer – (1914-1995)
3. Al Jardine – guitarist/signer/songwriter – The Beach Boys – 1942
3. Donald “Don” Brewer – drummer/co-lead singer/songwriter – Grand Funk railroad – 1948
3. Perry Bamonte – guitarist/bassist – The Cure – Love Amongst Ruin – 1960
3. Steve Jones, singer/guitarist – punk rock group – The Sex Pistols – 1955
3. Eric Bell – guitarist/songwriter – founding member of – Thin Lizzy – 1947
3. George Biondo – bassist/songwriter/backing vocals – Steppenwolf – 1945
3. Doug Pinnick – bassist/singer/songwriter – Kings X – solo – 1950
3. Vaden “Danger” Todd Lewis – singer/guitarist – Toadies – 1965
3. Mike Harrison – vocals/keyboards – Spooky Tooth – The V.I.P.’s – Art – Hamburg Blues Band – 1945
3. Jennifer Paige – pop singer/songwriter – best known for hit – Crush – 1973
3. OMI – urban-pop singer/songwriter – 1986
3. Jonathan Segel – songwriter/composer/multi-instrumentalist – Camper Van Beethoven – Sparklehorse – Eugene Chadbourne – Dieselhed – 1963
3. Redfoo – rapper/record producer/dancer – half of the duo – LMFAO – 1975
3. Jason “Cone” McCaslin – punk rock bassist/songwriter/producer – Sum 41 – 1980
3. B.G. (Baby Gangsta or B Gizzle) – New Orleans gangsta-rap/hip-hop – 1980
3. Tomo Milicevic – multi-instrumentalist – best known as guitarist for – 30 Seconds To Mars – 1979
3. Aaron “The A-Train” Smith – well known Nashville based drummer/percussionist – 1950
3. Cocoa Tea – reggae singer/songwriter – 1959
3. Jesse Quinn – multi-instrumentalist – best know as the bassist for pop-rock group – Keane – 1981
3. Valfar – metal musician/singer – Windir – (1978-2004)
3. Memphis Slim (John Len Chatman) blues singer/pianist/composer – best known for – Everyday I Have The Blues – (1915-1988)
3. Tompall Glaser – outlaw country music singer – Tompall & The Glaser Brothers – (1933-2013)
3. Hank Thompson – honky-tonk/western swing/country singer – Country Music Hall of Fame 1989 – best known for- The Wild Side Of Life – (1925-2007)
3. Freddie King – blues guitarist/singer – best known for – Hideaway – Have You Ever Loved A Woman – (1934-1976)
4. Beyonce Knowles – singer/songwriter/producer/actress/dancer – Destiny’s Child – solo – 1981
4. Tom Gossin – country singer/guitarist – Glorianna – hits include – Wild At Heart – Kissed You Goodnight – 1981
4. Kim Thayil – multi-instrumentalist – best know as guitarist for – Soundgarden – 1960
4. Martin Chambers – drummer/vocals – The Pretenders – 1952
4. Danny Worsnop – metal singer – We Are Harlot – I See Stars – solo – 1990
4. James Bay – indie-rock singer/songwriter/guitarist – best known for – Hold Back The River – 1990
4. Avery Storm – pop singer/songwriter – 1981
4. Blaire Hanks – country singer – songs include – Show You Off – I’m Buyin’ – 1992
4. Noel Haggard – country singer – son of country legend Merle Haggard – 1963
4. Dan Miller – pop singer – with the boy band – O-Town – 1980
4. Mark Ronson – electronic/funk/hip-hop singer/songwriter/musician – 1975
4. Merald “Bubba” Knight Jr. – R&B singer – best known for work with – Gladys Knight & The Pips – 1996 inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1942
4. Lacey Sturm (Mosley) – singer/songwriter/musician – Flyleaf – 1981
4. Lucie Silvas – pop/R&B singer/songwriter/musician – 1977
4. Carmit Bachar – singer/showgirl/model/actress/dancer – Pussycat Dolls – LadyStation – 1974
4. Nona Gaye – singer/model/actress – daughter of Marvin Gaye – 1974
4. Igor Cavalera Jr. – bass/backing vocals – metal group – SoulFly – 1970
4. George Hurley – drummer – Minutemen – Firehose – 1958
4. Blackie Lawless (Steven Edward Duren) – singer/songwriter/musician – metal group – W.A.S.P. – 1956
4. Greg Elmore – drummer – rock group – Quicksilver Messenger Service – 1946
4. Gene Parsons – multi-instrumentalist/songwriter – best known as drummer for – The Byrds – also played with The Flying Burrito Brothers – Parsons Green – Nashville West – credited with creating the B-bender along with Clarence White – 1944
4. Gary Duncan (Gary Ray Grubb) – guitarist – Quicksilver Messenger Service – The Brogues – 1946
4. David Liebman – jazz saxophonist/flautist – 2010 received NEA Jazz Masters Lifetime Achievement Award – 1946
4. Danny Gatton – rockabilly/jazz guitarist – (1945-1994)
4. Jordan “Jerry” Ragavoy – songwriter/producer – best known for the song – Time Is On My Side – made popular by The Rolling Stones – (1930-2011)
5. Freddie Mercury – rock singer/songwriter/musician/producer – Queen – (1946-1991)
5. Al Stewart – pop/folk/rock singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Year Of The Cat – Time Passages – 1945
5. Will Hunt – drummer – Evanescence – Black Label Society – Dark New Day – 1971
5. Loudon Wainwright III – Grammy winning singer/songwriter/musician – mixes humor with music – best known for – Dead Skunk In The Middle Of The Road – 1946
5. Jamie Oldaker – drummer – played for Bob Seger – Eric Clapton – Ace Frehley– joined the country rock group – The Tractors – best known for – Baby Likes To Rock It – 1951
5. Dweezil Zappa – rock musician/singer – son of Frank Zappa – 1969
5. Brad Wilk – rock drummer/vocals – Rage Against The Machine – Audioslave -1968
5. Jared Warth – bassist for metalcore band – Blessthefall – 1986
5. Terry Ellis – R&B-pop singer – EnVogue – 1963
5. Trey Hill – guitarist/singer/songwriter – 1984
5. Roine Stolt – multi-instrumentalist/songwriter/composer/vocals – Kaipa – The Flower Kings – 1956
5. Pauli Carmen – R&B singer – Champaign – 1953
5. David “Clem” Clempson – multi-instrumentalist – Humble Pie – 1949
5. John Stewart – folk singer/songwriter/musician – The Kingston Trio – wrote #1 hit – Daydream Believer – for the Monkees – (1939-2008)
5. Buddy Miles – rock drummer/vocalist/composer – Jimi Hendrix’s Band Of Gypsys – The Buddy Miles Express – The Buddy Miles Band – (1947-2008)
5. Joe “Speedo” Frazier – lead singer in the doo-wop group – The Impalas – (1943-2014)
5. Cornelius Boyson – bassist – Koko Taylor – (1936-1994)
5. Albert “Sunnyland Slim” Luandrew – delta blues pianist/singer/songwriter – (1906-1995)
6. George Roger Waters – singer/songwriter/bassist/producer/composer – Pink Floyd – 1943
6. David Allan Coe – outlaw country singer/songwriter/musician – the “Mysterious Rhinestone Cowboy” -best known for – You Never Even Called Me By My Name – 1939
6. Mark Chestnutt – country singer/songwriter – hits include – Too Cold At Home – Brother Jukebox – 1963
6. Banner Thomas – original bassist for southern rockers – Molly Hatchet – (1954-2017)
6. “Curley” Joe Smyth – drummer – country group – Sawyer Brown – hits include – Betty’s Bein’ Bad – Step That Step – Some Girls Do – 1957
6. Dolores O’Riordan – singer/songwriter/guitarist – The Cranberries – 1971
6. Perry Bamonte – multi-instrumentalist – best know for work with – The Cure – 1960
6. Dave Bargeron – trombonist/tuba player – Blood Sweat & Tears – 1942
6. CeCe Peniston – singer/songwriter/actress – 1969
6. Nina Persson – singer/actress – The Cardigans – 1974
6. Foxy Brown – rapper/songwriter/model/actress – 1979
6. Webbie – rapper/songwriter/actor – from Baton Rouge, LA – 1985
6. Tony Thaxton – drummer/backing vocals – best known for work with – Motion City Soundtrack – 1978
6. Cisco Sam Adler – musician/frontman/songwriter/producer – Whitestarr – 1978
6. Scott Travis – metal drummer – best known with – Judas Priest – Racer X – 1961
6. Ariel – lead vocalist for the group – Icon For Hire – 1988
6. Macy Gray – soul singer/actress – best known for hit – I’ll Try -1969
6. N.O.R.E. – rapper – 1977
6. Anika Noni Rose – singer/actress – 1972
6. Pat Waaktaar – guitarist/singer/songwriter – A-ha – 1961
6. Winston McCall – metal singer – Parkway Drive – Rain Dogs – 1981
6. Mel McDaniel – country singer/songwriter – hits include – Baby’s Got Her Blue Jeans On – Louisiana Saturday Night – (1942-2011)
6. Mathis James “Jimmy” Reed – Mississippi blues musician/singer/songwriter – major influence on electric blues and up and coming rock and rollers – hits include – Baby What You Want Me To Do – Big Boss Man – Bright Lights, Big City – (1925-1976)
6. Charles “Claydes” Smith – guitarist – co-founder of Kool & The Gang – (1948-2006)
6. Sylvester – disco/soul singer-songwriter – (1947-1988)
7. Buddy Holly – singer/songwriter/musician – Rock & Roll pioneer – hits include – Peggy Sue – That’ll Be The Day – True Love Ways – (1936-1959)
7. Chrissie Hynde – singer/songwriter/musician – rock-new wave band – The Pretenders – 1951
7. Benmont Tench – keyboardist – a founding member of – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – 1953
7. John Bradley “Brad” Houser – bass guitarist/saxophonist/clarinetist – Edie Brickell & New Bohemians – 1960
7. Gloria Gaynor – disco/R&B singer/actress – best known for hit – I Will Survive – 1949
7. Chad Sexton – drummer – rock band – 311 (three-eleven) – 1970
7. Alfa Anderson – disco/funk/soul singer – formerly of – Chic – hits include Le Freak – Everybody Dance – 1946
7. Diane Warren – multiple award winning songwriter – 2001 inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame – 1956
7. Ben Bossi – saxophonist – Romeo Void – 1953
7. Kenneth Nixon – singer/songwriter – founding member of rock group – Framing Hanley -1985
7. James Euringer “Little Jimmy Urine” – singer/musician – Mindless Self Indulgence – 1969
7. Latimore (Benjamin Latimore) – R&B/blues singer/songwriter/musician – best known for – Lets Straighten It Out – 1939
7. Sonny Rollins – jazz/hard bop – saxophonist – 1930
7. Al Caiola – jazz guitarist/studio musician/stage performer – has worked with dozens of stars including – Elvis – Sinatra – Buddy Holly – Tony Bennett – 1920
7. Ruth Alice “Ronnie” Gilbert – folk singer/songwriter/actress/activist – The Weavers – (1926-2015)
7. Easy-E (Eric Lynn Wright) – rapper – (1963-1995)
7. LeRoi Moore – saxophonist/songwriter – founding member of The Dave Matthews Band – (1961-2008)
7. Jermaine Stewart – R&B/soul/funk singer – best know for hit – We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off – (1957-1997)
7. Chris Acland – drummer – Lush – (1966-1996)
8. Jimmie Rodgers (James Charles Rodgers) country-singer/yodeler/guitarist – known as “The Singing Brakeman”- “The Blue Yodeler”- “The Father of Country Music” – from Meridian, MS – (1897-1933)
8. Patsy Cline (Virginia Hensley) country singer – first female to become part of the Country Music Hall of Fame – best known for – Crazy – I Fall To Pieces – Walkin’ After Midnight – (1932-1963)
8. Pink (Alecia Beth Moore) – Grammy winning R&B/pop singer – 1979
8. Wiz Khalifa – rapper – best known for – Black And Yellow – 1987
8. Avicii – Swedish DJ/mixer – 1989
8. Dean Daughtry – keyboardist – Classics IV – co-founder of – Atlanta Rhythm Section – 1946
8. David Steele – bass guitarist/songwriter – The Beat – The Fine Young Cannibals – 1960
8. Aimee Mann – folk/pop-rock singer/songwriter/musician – Til Tuesday–The Both – 1960
8. David Lewis – former guitarist/lead singer – R&B/pop group Atlantic Starr – 1958
8. Alex Garcia – guitarist – rock group – Mayday Parade – 1988
8. Brendan Kelly – bassist/guitarist/vocalist – The Lawrence Arms – The Falcon – 1976
8. Richard David Hughes – drummer – Keane – 1975
8. Neko Case – indie singer/songwriter – solo – The New Pornographers – 1970
8. Michael Lardie – musician/producer – best known for work with – Great White – Night Ranger – 1958
8. Slim Thug – rapper – 1980
8. Peter Furler – singer/songwriter/musician – Newsboys – 1966
8. Carola – Swedish pop/disco/folk singer/songwriter – 1966
8. Frank Tovey “Fad Gadget” – avant-garde electronic singer/musician – Frank Tovey & The Pyros – (1956-2002)
8. Will Lee – bassist/vocals – best know as part of the CBS Orchestra on Late Show with David Letterman – 1952
8. Sal Valentino – singer/songwriter/musician/producer – The Beau Brummels – 1942
8. Donald “Dante” Drowty – singer/songwriter/musician – Dante & The Evergreens – 1941
8. Guitar Shorty (David William Kearney) blues guitarist/singer/songwriter – 1939
8. Kelly Groucutt – bassist/co-lead vocalist for ELO – (1945-2009)
8. Ron Pigpen McKernan – singer/multi-instrumentalist/songwriter – founding member of – The Grateful Dead – (1945-1973)
8. Joachim Nielsen – singer/songwriter – rock band – Jokke & Valentinerne – (1964-2000)
8. Brian Cole – bassist/vocalist – part of the pop/rock group – The Association – hits include – Windy – Cherish – Never My Love – (1942-1972)
8. James Clay – hard bop/jazz – saxophonist/flutist – (1935-1994)
8. Harlan Howard – country songwriter spanning 6 decades – 1973 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame – 1997 Country Music Hall of Fame – (1927-2002)
9. Hunter Hayes – country singer/songwriter/musician – native of Breaux Bridge, LA – 1991
9. Tom Wopat – country singer/actor – best known from TV’s Dukes of Hazzard – 1951
9. David Allan “Dave” Stewart – singer/songwriter/musician/producer – The Eurythmics – 1952
9. John McFee – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – The Doobie Brothers – Southern Pacific – Elvis Costello – 1950
9. Michael Buble – big band/traditional pop – singer/songwriter/actor – 1975
9. Douglas Lloyd “Doug” Ingle – Iron Butterfly – 1945
9. Freddy Weller – country singer/songwriter – best known for – Games People Play – 1947
9. Dray (aka Crazy Drayz – born Andre Weston) – hip-hop – DAS EFX – 1970
9. Pete Gavin – drummer – Bluesology – 1946
9. Dee Dee Sharp (Dione Larue) R&B/soul singer – 1945
9. Luther Simmons – part of the R&B/soul group – Main Ingredient – best known for – Everybody Plays The Fool – 1942
9. Inez Foxx – part of the R&B soul duo with her older brother Charlie – Inez & Charlie Foxx – 1942
9. Soulja Slim – rapper – (1977-2003)
9. Joe Negroni – singer – founding member of – Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers – (1940-1978)
9. Elvin Ray Jones – jazz drummer – (1927-2004)
9. Jake Carey – R&B singer – part of the doo-wop group – The Flamingos – (1926-1997)
9. Otis Redding – R&B/soul – singer/songwriter/musician – best known for – These Arms Of Mine – (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay – (1941-1967)
10. Anthony Joseph “Joe” Perry – guitarist/songwriter/vocals – Aerosmith – 1950
10. Matthew Followill – guitar/backing vocals – Kings Of Leon – 1984
10. Danny Hutton – singer – Three Dog Night – 1942
10. Miles Zuniga – vocals/guitar – Fastball – 1966
10. Siobhan Fahey – musician/producer/singer/songwriter – Bananarama – 1958
10. Jose Feliciano – guitarist/singer/composer – 1945
10 Johnny Finger (John Peter Moylett) – pianist – founding member of – The Boomtown Rats – 1956
10 Pat Mastelotto – drummer – Mr. Mister – King Crimson – 1955
10. David Charles Lowery – singer/songwriter/guitarist – Cracker – 1960
10. John Arthur “Johnny” Hickman – lead guitarist – co-founder of – Cracker – 1956
10 Ashley Monroe – country singer/songwriter – solo artist – part of the group – Pistol Annie’s – 1986
10. Paula Kelley – singer/songwriter/instrumentalist – 1970
10. Bill Stevenson – drummer/songwriter – The Descendents – 1963
10 Mikey Way – bassist – My Chemical Romance – 1980
10 Josh Balz – keyboardist – metalcore band – Motionless In White -1989
10 Robin Goodridge – drummer – Bush – 1966
10 Big Daddy Kane – rapper/actor/producer/model – 1968
10. David Titlow – part of the pop duo – Blue Mercedes – 1957
10. Carol Ann Decker – singer/songwriter/frontwoman for the group – T’Pau – best known for hit – Heart & Soul – 1957
10. Pete Tolson – rock guitarist – 1951
10. Don Powell – drummer – Slade – 1946
10. Barrie “Barriemore” Barlow – drummer – Jethro Tull – 1949
10 Roy Ayers – funk/soul/jazz composer/musician/songwriter – 1940
10. Artie Tripp – percussionist – Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention – Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band – 1944
10. Roy James Brown – New Orleans soul/R&B singer/songwriter/musician – heavy influence on the early development of Rock & Roll – best known for hit – Good Rocking Tonight – (1925-1981)
11. Harry Connick Jr. – New Orleans swing/jazz musician/singer/actor -1967
11. Charles Kelley – country singer/songwriter/musician – Lady Antebellum – 1981
11. Tommy Shaw – singer/guitarist/songwriter – Styx – Damn Yankees – solo – 1953
11. Mickey Hart – percussionist/musicologist – The Grateful Dead – 1943
11. Moby – singer/songwriter/musician – 1965
11. Jon Moss – drummer – The Culture Club – The Nips – The Damned – Adam & The Ants – 1957
11. Jonny Buckland – multi-instrumentalist – best known as guitarist and co-founder of Coldplay – 1977
11. Desiree Bassett – guitarist/singer/songwriter – Desiree and the Time Machine – 1992
11. Ben Lee – musician/singer/actor – 1978
11. Ludacris – rapper – hip-hop – 1977
11. Brad Fischetti – singer – was member of pop boy band – LFO (Lyte Funkie Ones) – 1975
11. Elephant Man (O’Neal Bryan) – reggae fusion musician – 1975
11. Mark Klepaski – bassist – rock group – Breaking Benjamin – 1975
11. Richard Ashcroft – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – The Verve – 1971
11. Ted Leo – punk/indie rock songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – 1970
11. Kay Hanley – singer/musician – best known for work with alt-rock band – Letters To Cleo – 1968
11. Victor Wooten – Grammy winning bassist/composer/author/producer – 1964
11. Neal X (Neal Whitmore) – guitarist – Sigue Sigue Sputnik – 1960
11. Michael “Mick” Talbot – keyboardist/songwriter/composer/producer – Style Council – Dexys Midnight Runners – The Merton Parkas – The Bureau – 1958
11. Renee Geyer – R&B/jazz/soul singer – best known for 70’s hit – It’s A Man’s Man’s World – 1953
11. Bob Catley – singer – best known for work with rock group – Magnum – 1947
11. Dennis Tufano – singer – original lead vocalist for 60’s rock group – The Buckinghams – solo – 1946
11. Leo Kottke – blues/jazz/folk acoustic guitarist – best known for his finger-picking style – 1945
11. Charles Patrick – singer – best known as the lead vocalist for 50’s doo-wop group – The Monotones –hit song – The Book Of Love – 1938
11. Lola Falana – R&B singer/actress/dancer – “Queen Of Vegas” – 1942
11. Gidget Gein (Bradley Mark “Brad” Stewart – bassist – co-founder of alternative metal band – Marilyn Manson – (1969-2008)
11. John Martyn – folk/rock/jazz/blues singer/guitarist – (1948-2009)
11. Bernie Dwyer – drummer – best known for work with 60’s rock group – Freddie and The Dreamers – (1940-2002)
11. Jimmie Davis – singer/songwriter/former Louisiana governor – best known for – You Are My Sunshine – (1899-2000)
12. Neil Peart – rock drummer/lyricist/author – Rush – 1952
12. Kelsea Ballerini – country singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Love Me Like You Mean It – 1993
12. Gerry Beckley – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – America – 1952
12. Jennifer Nettles – country singer/songwriter/musician – Sugarland – solo – 1974
12. Barry Andrews – piano/keyboards/vocals – best known for work with – XTC – 1956
12. Ben Folds – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – The Ben Folds Five – solo – 1966
12. Jennifer Hudson – R&B/soul/pop singer/actress – 1981
12. Emmy Rossum – singer/songwriter/actress – 1986
12. Carly Smithson – singer/songwriter/actress – We Are The Fallen – 1983
12. Gus G. – metal guitarist/songwriter – associated acts include – Firewind – Ozzy Osbourne – 1980
12. Ruben Studdard – R&B/pop/gospel singer – 1978
12. Michael Paget “Padge” – singer/songwriter/guitarist – metal band – Bullet For My Valentine – 1978
12. Jeff Irwin “The Yeti” – multi-instrumentalist/songwriter/producer – 1977
12. James Louis McCartney – multi-instrumentalist/songwriter – son of Paul and Linda McCartney – 1977
12. Bryon Anthony McCane II “Bizzy Bone” – rapper – Bone Thugs-n-Harmony – 1976
12. Nathan Larson – guitarist/singer/songwriter/composer – The Cardigans – 1970
12. Reid Laurence “Larry” LaLonde – musician/songwriter – best known as guitarist of – Primus – 1968
12. John Norwood Fisher – bassist – founding member of Fishbone – 1965
12. Brian David “Robbo” Robertson – guitarist – best known with – Thin Lizzy – Motorhead – 1956
12. Tony “Tone” Stevens – bassist/songwriter – best known with – Foghat – Savoy Brown – Nobodys Business – 1949
12. Maria Muldaur – folk/blues singer – best known for 1974 pop hit – Midnight At The Oasis – 1943
12. Colin Young – soul singer – The Foundations – solo –  best known for hit – Build Me Up Buttercup – 1944
12. 2 Chainz – rapper – 1977
12. Barry White – Grammy winning – R&B/soul/funk/disco singer/songwriter/producer/arranger – (1944-2003)
12. George “The Possum” Jones – country singer/songwriter – 1992 induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame – (1931-2013)
12. Helen Carter – country singer/musician – member of the group – Mother Maybelle Carter and the Carter Sisters – also know as The Carter Family – (1927-1998)
13. Peter Cetera – singer/songwriter/bass/guitar/accordion – original member of – Chicago – solo – 1944
13. David Clayton-Thomas – singer/songwriter/guitarist – Blood Sweat & Tears – 1941
13. Craig MacGregor – bassist – best known with – Foghat – associated acts include – The Kneetremblers – Randy and The Radiants – 1949
13. Dave Mustaine – singer/guitarist co-founder of – Megadeth – 1961
13. Joe Don Rooney – singer/multi-instrumentalist – pop-country group – Rascal Flatts – 1975
13. Niall Horan – pop singer – One Direction – 1993
13. Fiona Apple – alt-rock jazz singer/songwriter/musician/producer – 1977
13. Bobbie Cryner – country singer/songwriter – best known for – Real Live Woman – Stronger Than I Am – 1961
13. Steve Perkins – drummer/songwriter – Jane’s Addiction – Hellflower – 1967
13. Don Was – musician/record producer – Was Not Was – 1952
13. David Quincy – saxophonist/composer – If – Zzebra – Manfred Mann’s Earth Band – 1939
13. Randy Jones – disco/pop singer – best known as the cowboy from – The Village People – 1952
13. James Bourne – singer/songwriter/musician – McBusted – Son of Dork – Busted – 1983
13. Teppei Teranishi – guitar/vocals/piano/keyboards – Thrice – 1980
13. Michelle DaRosa (Michelle Nolan) – musician/songwriter – Straylight Run – 1980
13. Geike Arnaert – pop singer – Hooverphonic – 1979
13 Keith Murray – rapper – Def Squad – 1974
13. Kennedy Brock – guitar/backing vocals – rock group – The Maine – 1988
13. Timothy S. “Ripper” Owens – metal singer – has worked with – Judas Priest – Iced Earth – Yngwie Malmsteen – and others – 1967
13. Zak Starkey – rock drummer – son or Beatles drummer Ringo Starr – 1965
13. Joni Sledge – disco/pop/soul/R&B singer – Sister Sledge – (1956 – 2017)
13. Joe Morris – jazz guitarist/bassist/composer – 1955
13. Charles Brown – blues/soul singer/pianist – best known for – Please Come Home For Christmas – (1922-1999)
13. Teddy Mueller – rock drummer – Axe – (1954-2012)
13. Mel Torme’ – jazz singer/musician – known as “The Velvet Fog” – (1925-1999)
13. Bill Monroe – country singer/songwriter/mandolinist – often referred to as “The Father Of Bluegrass” – best known for – Blue Moon of Kentucky – (1911-1996)
13. Lewis “Lewie” Steinberg – best known as the original bassist for – Booker T. & The M.G.’s – (1933-2016)
14. Amy Winehouse – soul/R&B/jazz singer/songwriter (1983-2011)
14. Jon “Bowser” Bauman – singer/actor/game show host – Sha Na Na – 1947
14. Ashley Roberts – pop singer/songwriter/dancer/choreographer – 1981
14. Morton Harket – singer/songwriter/musician – frontman for – A-ha – 1959
14. John Berry – country singer/songwriter – best known for 90’s hit – Your Love Amazes Me – 1959
14. Ed King – guitarist/bassist/songwriter – Lynyrd Skynyrd – Strawberry Alarm Clock – 1949
14. Alex Clare – rock singer/songwriter/musician – 1985
14. Mike Cooley – singer/songwriter/guitarist – Drive-By Truckers – solo – 1966
14. Danielle Peck – country singer/songwriter – 1978
14. Jeff Loomis – musician/songwriter – best known as a guitarist for – Nevermore – Arch Enemy – 1971
14. Craig Montoya – songwriter/musician – Everclear – Castella – Tri-Polar – 1970
14. Steve Berlin – saxophonist/keyboardist/producer – 1955
14. Paolo Gregoletto – bassist/songwriter – Trivium – 1985
14. John Power – singer/songwriter/musician – The La’s – 1967
14. Charlie Winston – pop singer – 1978
14. Simon Collins – singer/drummer – rock group – Sound of Contact – 1976
14. Don Walser – western swing – country singer/songwriter – best known for his yodeling – (1934-2006)
14. Paul Kossoff – blues-rock guitarist/songwriter/producer – best know as a member of – Free – (1950-1976)
14. Barry Cowsill – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – The Cowsills – (1954-2005)
14. Fred “Sonic” Smith – rock guitarist/songwriter – MC5 – (1949-1994)
14. Steve Gaines – southern rock guitarist/singer – Lynyrd Skynyrd – (1949-1977)
15. Zach Filkins – multi-instrumentalist – best known as guitarist for – OneRepublic – 1978
15. Jerry Dixon – bassist/songwriter – an original member of – Warrant – 1967
15. Kelly Keagy – drummer/singer – Night Ranger – 1952
15. Ivette Sosa – pop singer – Eden’s Crush – 1976
15. Mitch Dorge – drummer-multi-instrumentalist/producer – Crash Test Dummies – 1960
15. Ben Wallers – guitarist/songwriter/singer/frontman – Country Teasers – 1971
15. Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein – rock guitarist/bassist – best know for work with – The Misfits – 1964
15. DJ Kay Gee (Keir Gist) – hip hop – Naughty By Nature – 1969
15. Dr. Know (Gary Miller) – guitarist/bassist – Bad Brains – 1958
15. Maggie Reilly – pop/folk singer – 1956
15. Pat Barrett – lead singer-tenor for the quartet – The Crew Cuts – 1953
15. Julian E “Cannonball” Adderley – jazz – bop alto saxophonist – (1928-1975)
15. Ram Ramirez – jazz pianist/composer – co-writer of – Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be) – (1913-1994)
15. Silas Hogan – Louisiana swamp-blues singer/guitarist – Rhythm Ramblers – (1911-1994)
15. Lee Dorman – bassist – Iron Butterfly – Captain Beyond – (1942-2012)
15. Roy Acuff – country/gospel singer/songwriter/fiddler – known as “The King of Country Music” – was synonymous with the Grand Ole Opry – regular appearances on Hee Haw – 1962 became the 1st living inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame – (1903-1992)
15. Sylvia Moy – soul songwriter/producer – while associated with Motown Records, became the first woman at the label to write and produce for acts on the label – best known for collaborations with and for Stevie Wonder – 2006 Songwriters Hall of Fame – (1938-2017)
16. B.B. King (Riley B. King) – Mississippi Delta blues singer/songwriter/guitarist – one of the most influential blues players of all time – 1987 inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (1925-2015)
16. Richard Marx – pop-rock singer/songwriter/musician/producer – 1963
16. David Bellamy – country singer/songwriter/musician – half of the duo – The Bellamy Brothers – with brother Howard – hits include – Let Your Love Flow – Redneck Girl – 1950
16. Terry McBride – country singer/songwriter/musician – McBride & The Ride – solo – 1958
16. Flo Rida – rapper – 1979
16. Nick Jonas – singer/songwriter/musician/actor – rose to fame with brothers Kevin and Joe as – The Jonas Brothers – solo – 1992
16. Sonny Lemaire – singer/bassist – pop-country group – Exile – 1947
16. Mark Anthony – pop-latin singer/producer/actor – 1968
16. Musiq Soulchild – R&B singer – 1977
16. Ron Blair – bassist/vocals – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – 1948
16. Kenney Jones – drummer – best known with – The Small Faces – The Faces – The Who (after the death of Keith Moon) – 1948
16. Betty Kelly – best know as singer with the Motown group – Martha & The Vandellas – 1944
16. Teddy Geiger – alt-rock – pop singer/songwriter/musician – 1988
16. Katie Melua – blues-jazz-folk singer/musician – 1984
16. Sabrina Bryan – pop singer/songwriter/dancer/TV personality – The Cheetah Girls – 1984
16. Tina Barrett – pop singer/songwriter/actress/dancer – S Club 7 – 1976
16. Justine Frischmann – singer/guitar – Elastica – 1969
16. Kathi Wolfgramm – pop-R&B singer – The Jets – 1969
16. David “The Snake” Sabo – rock guitarist/songwriter – Skid Row – Bon Jovi – 1964
16. Bilinda Butcher – singer/songwriter/musician – My Bloody Valentine – 1961
16. Bernie Calvert – rock-pop bassist/keyboardist – best known with – The Hollies – 1942
16. Peter Zaremba – alt-rock singer/musician – best known as lead vocalist for – The Fleshtones – 1956
16. Charles Fearing – guitarist – Raydio – 1956
16. Colin Newman – punk rock singer/guitarist/producer – Wire – 1954
16. Earl Klugh – jazz acoustic guitarist/composer – 1953
16. Joe Butler – singer/musician – The Lovin’ Spoonful – 1941
16. John Hendricks – jazz-scat singer/lyricist – 1921
16. Ronnie Drew – Irish folk – singer/songwriter/guitarist – The Dubliners – solo – (1934-2008)
16. Charlie Byrd – bossa nova – jazz guitarist – (1925-1999)
16. Frank Reed – R&B-soul singer – was lead vocalist of – The Chi-Lites – (1954-2014)
17. Hank Williams Sr. – The Mount Olive, Alabama native is known as one of country music’s most influential singer/songwriters – alcoholism and prescription drug addiction led to a troubled home life and contributed to death at the early age of 29 – inducted into multiple music hall of fames including – 1961 Country Music Hall of Fame – 1970 Songwriters Hall of Fame – 1987 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – hits include – Hey Good Lookin’ – Your Cheatin’ Heart – I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry – (1923-1953)
17. Jon Walker – vocals/bass/guitar – Panic! At The Disco – The Young Veins – solo – 1985
17. Ty Tabor – vocals/guitar/songwriter – Pearl, MS native – best known with – Kings X – solo – 1961
17. Jennifer Peña – Tejano-latin-pop singer – 1983
17. Jonathan Radtke – guitar/backing vocals – best known with – Kill Hannah – 1981
17. Chuck Comeau – drummer/percussionist – Simple Plan – 1979
17. Constantine Maroulis – rock singer/actor – Pray for the Soul of Betty – solo – 1975
17. Scott Hoying – singer/songwriter/pianist – Pentatonix – 1991
17. Dan Geraghty – guitar/vocals – pop-rock group – Hollywood Ending – 1994
17. Jess Bowen – drummer – pop-rock group – The Summer Set – 1989
17. Doug E. Fresh – rapper – Human Beat Box – 1966
17. Mirah – indie rock-pop singer/songwriter – 1974
17. Keith Flint – rock singer/musician – Prodigy – Flint – 1969
17. Anastacia – pop singer/songwriter/producer – 1968
17. Lord Jamar – rapper/hip-hop – Brand Nubian – 1968
17. Guy Picciotto – singer/songwriter/musician/producer – best known with – Rites of Spring – Fugazi – 1965
17. Steven Dye – vocals/keyboards/bass – Scartlet Party – 1963
17. Fee Waybill – lead vocals/songwriter – The Tubes – 1950
17. Maile Misajoin – dance-pop singer – Eden’s Crush – 1976
17. Vin Rock (Vincent Brown) – rapper/hip-hop – best known with – Naughty By Nature – 1970
17. Benjamin “BeBe” Winans – gospel/R&B singer/songwriter/producer – 1962
17. Lamonte McLemore – R&B-pop-soul singer – the 5th Dimension – 1939
17. Shelby Flint – singer/songwriter – best known for 60’s hits – Angel On My Shoulder – Cast Your Fate To The Wind – 1939
17. Steve Sanders – country-gospel singer/actor – best known for his time with – The Oak Ridge Boys – (1952-1998)
17. Little Milton (James Milton Campbell) – blues singer/songwriter/guitarist – Inverness, MS native – best known for – Grits Ain’t Groceries – Walking The Back Streets And Crying – We’re Gonna Make It – (1934-2005)
17. Bill Black – rock & roll pioneer – bassist for Elvis in the early days – leader of The Bill Black Combo – (1926-1965)
18. Frankie Avalon – singer/actor – Venus – Beach Party – Beach Blanket Bingo – 1940
18. Joanne Catherall – singer – The Human League – 1962
18. Tae Dye – country singer/songwriter/musician – half of duo – Maddie & Tae – hits include – Girl In A Country Song – Fly – 1995
18. Ricky Bell – R&B singer – New Edition – Bell Biv Devoe – 1967
18. Kerry Livgren – guitar/keyboards/composer/backing vocals – founding member of – Kansas – 1949
18. Alan “Bam” King – guitar/vocals – was an original member of – The Action – 1946
18. Jimmie Rodgers – pop/adult contemporary singer – best known for – Honeycomb – 1933
18. Xzibit – rapper – 1974
18. Charles Hedger – vocals/musician – best known as guitarist for – Cradle of Filth – 1980
18. Cappadonna (Darryl Hill) – rapper – 1968
18. Michael Franks – jazz singer/songwriter/musician – 1944
18. Ian “Spike” Spice – drummer – Breathe – (1966-2000)
18. Louis Myers – blues guitarist/harmonica – The Aces – (1929-1994)
18. Michael “Big Mike” Hossack – drummer – The Doobie Brothers – (1946-2012)
18. Dee Dee Ramone (Douglas Glenn Colvin) – musician/songwriter – best known as bassist and a founding member of – The Ramones – (1951-2002)
19. Chase Rice – country singer/songwriter – Ready Set Roll – co-writer of FL GA Line hit Cruise – 1986
19. Trisha Yearwood – country singer – hits include – She’s In Love With The Boy – Walkaway Joe – How Do I Live – 1964
19. Bill Medley – singer – Righteous Brothers – solo artist – best known for You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling – Unchained Melody – 1940
19. Lita Ford – guitarist/singer/songwriter – The Runaways – solo artist – 1958
19. Paul Williams – songwriter – including… We’ve Only Just Begun – Rainy Days And Mondays – Evergreen – 1940
19. Ryan Dusick – drummer/vocals – Maroon 5 – 1977
19. Nile Rogers – musician/producer – Chic – The Honeydrippers – 1952
19. Jeff Bates – country singer/songwriter/musician – Mississippi gulf coast artist best known for – Long Slow Kisses – 1963
19. Pia Mia – pop singer – hits include – Bubblegum Boy – The Last Man On Earth – 1996
19. Laurence Neil “Lol” Creme – vocals/guitar/keyboards – best known for work with 10cc – 1947
19. Freda Payne – soul-R&B-jazz singer – best known for hit – Band Of Gold – 1942
19. Daniel Lanois – alt-rock singer/musician/songwriter/producer – 1951
19. Brook Benton – R&B-pop-soul singer – best known for – Rainy Night In Georgia – (1931-1988)
19. Jon Hendricks – jazz-scat singer/lyricist – Lambert, Hendricks and Ross – (9/16/1921 – 11/22/2017)
19. Mama Cass Elliot – folk-pop-rock singer – The Mamas and the Papas – solo – (1941-1974)
20. Ben Shepherd – played bass for Soundgarden – Black Hole Sun – Rusty Cage – 1968
20. Nuno Bettencourt – lead guitarist for Extreme – More Than Words – Hole Hearted – 1966
20. Phillip Phillips – singer/songwriter – winner of American Idol season 11 – 1990
20. Rick Woolstenhulme Jr. – drummer – alt-rock band – Lifehouse – 1979
20. Matthew and Gunnar Nelson – twin sons of country-rock singer/songwriter/musician Ricky Nelson – singers/songwriters/ musicians – rock group – Nelson – currently making inroads as songwriter/artists in Nashville – 1967
20. Chuck Panozzo – bassist/vocals – Styx – 1948
20. Jeff Jones – bassist/songwriter/vocals – Red Rider – Ocean – 1953
20. Alannah Currie – pop-rock singer/songwriter/musician – The Thompson Twins – 1959
20 Jack Lawless – drummer – The Jonas Brothers – Ocean Grove – 1987
20. Tim Rogers – singer/songwriter/musician – You Am I – solo – 1968
20. Grant Landis – alt-pop singer/songwriter/guitarist – 1999
20. Bobby Nunn – R&B singer – The Coasters – The Robins – (1925-1986)
20. Eric Gale – jazz –funk – session guitarist – (1938-1994)
21. Faith Hill –country/pop singer – Star, Mississippi native – sold over 40 million albums – married to Tim McGraw – 1967
21. Liam Gallagher – singer/songwriter/musician – Oasis – Beady Eye – The Rain – 1972
21. Don Felder – guitarist/singer/songwriter/producer – The Eagles – solo – 1947
21. Corinne Drewery – pop-smooth jazz singer/songwriterter – Swing Out Sister – 1959
21. Tyler Stewart – drummer – Barenaked Ladies – 1967
21. Jason Derulo – R&B – hip-hop – pop singer/songwriter/dancer/choreographer – 1989
21. David Silveria – drummer – Korn – INFINIKA – 1972
21. Trugoy the Dove – rapper – hip-hop – De La Soul – 1968
21. Ronna Reeves – country singer – best known for 1992 song – The More I Learn (The Less I Understand About Love) – 1966
21. Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor – drummer – Motorhead – (1954-2015)
21. Don Preston – keyboardist/session musician – best known with – Mothers Of Invention – 1932
21. Dickey Lee – pop-country singer/songwriter – 1995 induction in The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame – 1936
21. Betty Wright (Bessie Regina Norris) – R&B – soul singer – best known for hit – Clean Up Woman – 1953
21. Mic Christopher – singer/songwriter – The Mary Janes – (1969-2001)
22. David Coverdale – rock singer/songwriter/musician – Deep Purple – Whitesnake – 1951
22. Joan Jett – rock singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer/actress – Joan Jett & the Blackhearts – 1960
22. Debby Boone – pop singer – known for hit You Light Up My Life – 1956
22. Toni Basil – number one pop hit in 1981 – Mickey – 1943
22. Johnette Napolitano – singer/songwriter/bassist – Concrete Blonde – 1957
22. June Forester – country singer – The Forester Sisters – hits include – Men – I Fell In Love Again Last Night – 1956
22. Adam Lazzara – singer/guitar/harmonica – Taking Back Sunday – 1981
22. Mystikal– New Orleans rapper – actor – 1970
22. Matt Sharp – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/producer – best known as bassist and founding member of – Weezer – solo – 1969
22. Emilie Autumn – singer/violinist/harpsichordist – 1979
22. Ross Jarman – drummer – The Cribs -1984
22. Billie Piper – singer/dancer/actress – 1982
22. Chesney Lee Haskes – singer/songwriter/musician – best known for 1991 hit – The One and Only – 1971
22. Mike Patto – singer – Spooky Tooth – Boxer – (1942-1979)
23. Bruce Springsteen – singer/songwriter/musician – rock legend “The Boss” – 1949
23. Ron Bushy –drummer – Iron Butterfly – 1945
23. Julio Iglesias – Spanish singer/songwriter – sold over 300 million records during his career – 1943
23. Layzie Bone – rapper – Bone Thugs-N-Harmony – 1974
23. Ani DiFranco – folk rock – alt rock – singer/songwriter/musician/poet – 1970
23. Jermaine Dupri – hip-hop/rapper – 1972
23. Matt White – rock-pop singer/songwriter/musician – 1980
23. Trinidad James – rapper – 1987
23: Erik-Michael Estrada – singer – part of the boy band – O-Town – 1979
23. Mary Kay Place – country singer/actress – 1947
23. Louie Stephens – rock keyboardist/vocals – Rooney – 1984
23. Walter Scott – R&B-soul-funk singer – (twin brother of Wallace “Scotty” Scott) – The Whispers – 1943
23. Wallace “Scotty” Scott – R&B-soul-funk singer – (twin brother of Walter Scott) – The Whispers – 1943
23. Tim Rose – rock-folk-blues singer/songwriter/musician – (1940-2002)
23. Roy Buchanan – revered blues-rock guitarist – pioneered the telecaster sound – (1939-1988)
23. Ray Charles – blues-soul-R&B-gospel-country singer/songwriter/musician – referred to as “The Genius” – nicknamed “The High Priest of Soul” – (1930-2004)
23. John Coltrane – jazz saxophonist – known as “Trane” – (1926-1967)
24. Gerry Marsden – singer/songwriter/musician – Gerry & The Pacemakers – Ferry Cross The Mersey – Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Crying – 1942
24. Daisy Clementine – guitarist – The Atomics – 1995
24. Marty Cintron – pop musician – No Mercy – 1971
24. Lane Brody – country singer/songwriter – best known for – The Yellow Rose – Over You – 1955
24. Peter Salisbury – drummer – The Verve – 1971
24. Shawn “Clown” Crahan – metal singer/producer/songwriter/musician – Slipnot – 1969
24. Sean McNabb – bassist/singer – associated acts include – Great White – Quiet Riot – Rough Cutt – House of Lords – 1965
24. Cedric Dent – R&B – pop singer – Take 6 – 1962
24, Jerry Donahue – guitarist/producer – Fotheringay – The Hellecasters – Fairport Convention – 1946
24. Carson Van Osten – bassist – Woody’s Truck Stop – Nazz – 1946
24. Phyllis “Jiggs” Allbut Meister – pop singer – The Angels – hits include – My Boyfriends Back – 1942
24. Barbara Allbut – pop singer – The Angels – hits include – My Boyfriends Back – 1940
24. Linda Eastman McCartney – musician/photographer – wife of Paul McCartney – (1941-1998)
24. Mark Sandman – alt-rock singer/songwriter/bassist – Morphine – Treat Her Right – High-n-Dry – (1952-1999)
24. Fats Navarro – jazz trumpet – known as a pioneer of bebop – jazz improvisation in the 40’s – (1923-1950)
24. Blind Lemon Jefferson – blues guitarist/singer – known as the father of Texas blues – (1893-1929)
25. Burleigh Drummond – drummer/singer/songwriter/producer – part of the 5 time Grammy nominated group – Ambrosia – 1951
25. Jules Gary Alexander – sunshine pop-rock musician/singer – The Association – hits include – Windy – Cherish – Along Comes Mary – 1943
25. Owen “Onnie” McIntyre – singer/guitarist – Average White Band – 1945
25. Will Smith – rapper – actor – 1968
25. Greg Bates – country singer/songwriter – hits include – Did It For The Girl – 1987
25. Diana Ortiz – pop singer – all girl group – Dream – 1985
25. Zucchero – pop-blues-rock singer/musician – 1955
25. Steven Severin – songwriter/musician – best known as bassist and co-founding member of – Siouxsie &The Banshees – 1955
25. Dean Ween – guitarist – formerly part of the alt-rock group – Ween – 1970
25. Shane Tutmarc – alt-country – rock – singer/songwriter/producer – 1981
25. Richard Harvey – multi-instrumentalist/composer – progressive rock group – Gryphon – 1953
25. Daniel Kessler – guitarist/backing vocals – Interpol – 1974
25. John Fiddler – singer/guitarist – British Lions – 1947
25. Ian Tyson – country-rock singer/songwriter – best known for – Four Strong Winds – Someday Soon -1933
25. T.I. – rapper/producer – 1980
25. John Locke – keyboardist – Spirit – Nazareth – (1943-2006)
25. Erik Darling – songwriter/folk music artist – (1933-2008)
25. John Taylor – piano/organ/synthesizer – (1942-2015)
25. Roosevelt “Booba” Barnes – Delta blues guitarist/singer – (1936-1996)
26. Olivia Newton-John – multiple Grammy winning country-pop singer/songwriter/actress – 1948
26. Carlene Carter – rockabilly-country singer/songwriter – hits include – Every Little Thing – I Fell In Love – 1955
26. Doug Supernaw – country singer/songwriter – best known for – i Don’t Call Him Daddy – Reno – 1960
26. David Frizzell – country singer/songwriter – best known for 80’s hit – I’m Gonna Hire A Wino To Decorate Our Home – and several duets with Shelly West – 1941
26. Cesar Rosas – singer/songwriter/guitar – Los Lobos – 1954
26. Craig Chaquico – guitarist – Jefferson Airplane -Jefferson Starship – Starship – 1954
26. Bryan Ferry – pop-glam rock – singer/songwriter/musician – Roxy Music – solo – 1945
26. George Chambers – soul-funk-R&B bassist/vocalist – The Chambers Brothers – 1931
26. Rosie Munter – pop singer/songwriter/actress – Play – K.I.D.S.. – 1987
26. Lenna Kuurmaa – pop-rock singer/songwriter/guitarist/actress – Vanilla Ninja – Lenna -1985
26. Keisha Buchanan – pop-R&B singer/songwriter – The Sugarbabes – 1984
26. Christina Milian – pop-R&B singer/songwriter/actress – 1981
26. Marty Casey – singer/songwriter/guitar – Lovehammers – 1973
26. Shawn Stockman – R&B singer/songwriter/producer – Boyz II Men – 1972
26. Nicki French – dance-pop-Eurodance singer/actress – 1964
26. Tracey Thorn – pop-folk-alt-rock singer/songwriter – Everything But The Girl – Marine Girls – 1962
26. Cindy Herron – soul-dance-pop singer – founding member of – En Vogue – 1965
26. Stuart Tosh – touring drummer – acts include – 10cc – Roger Daltrey – The Alan Parsons Project – Pilot – 1951
26. Martin Delray – country singer/songwriter/musician – best known for re-make of Johnny Cash’s – Get Rhythm – 1949
26. Joe Bauer – drummer – The Youngbloods – 1941
26. Dick Heckstall-Smith – jazz-blues saxaphonist – (1934-2004)
26. Shannon Hoon – singer/musician – alt-rock group – Blind Melon – (1967-1995)
26. Lynn Anderson – multi-award winning country singer – known as “The Great Lady Of Country Music” – best known for hit (I Never Promised You A) Rose Garden – (1947-2015)
26. Marty Robbins (Martin Robinson) – country-western singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/actor/NASCAR driver – Country Music Hall of Fame – Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame – hits include – A White Sport Coat – Devil Woman – El Paso – Don’t Worry – (1925-1982)
27. Brad Arnold – rock singer/drummer – Three Doors Down – 1978
27. Avril Lavigne – pop-rock singer/songwriter/musician/actress – 1984
27. Stephan Jenkins – lead singer/songwriter/guitarist – Third Eye Blind – 1964
27. Randy Bachman – singer/songwriter/guitar/violin – BTO (Bachman-Turner Overdrive) – 1943
27. Meatloaf (Marvin Lee Aday) – singer/songwriter/musician/producer – 1947
27. Lil Wayne – New Orleans rapper/singer/songwriter – 1982
27. Dean “Deano” Butterworth – drummer – associated acts include – Morrissey – Good Charlotte – 1976
27. Carrie Brownstein – singer/guitarist – Sleater-Kinney – White Flag – 1974
27. Mark Calderon – R&B singer – Color Me Badd – 1970
27. Chris Demakes – singer/guitar – Less Than Jake – 1973
27. Matt Taylor – guitarist – best know with Beach Goth group – The Growlers – 1987
27. Sierra Hull – bluegrass singer/mandolin – Secrets – Daybreak – 1991
27. Shaun Cassidy – pop singer/actor/musician/TV producer/screenwriter – 1958
27. Austin Carlile – singer/songwriter/musician – associated acts include – Of Mice & MenAttack Attack! – 1987
27. Lee Brennan – singer/songwriter/dancer/actor – best known as lead vocalist of pop group – 911 – 1973
27. Steve Boone – bassist – The Lovin’ Spoonful – in 2000 the group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – 1943
27. Bob Curiano – bassist – Mink DeVille – 1943
27. Emma Sheppard – bassist – Sheppard – 1993
27. Linda Lewis – soul singer/guitarist – best known for – It’s In His Kiss – 1950
27. Don Nix – guitarist/songwriter – instrumental in the creation of the trademark “Memphis Soul” and Staxx Records – 1941
27. Alvin Stardust – glam rock singer/guitar – (1942-2014)
27. Patrick Bourque – former bassist for country group – Emerson Drive – (1977-2007)
27. Greg Ham – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – Men At Work – (1953-2012)
27. Bud Powell – jazz pianist – (1924-1966)
27. Red Rodney (Robert Roland Chudnick) – jazz trumpeter – (1927-1994)
28. Karen Fairchild – country singer/songwriter – Little Big Town – hits include – Boondocks – Little White Church – Pontoon – Daydrinking – Girl Crush – 1967
28 Hilary Duff – pop singer/songwriter/actress – 1987
28. Nick St. Nicholas – bassist – Steppenwolf – 1943
28. Esmée Denters – pop-R&B singer/songwriter/pianist – 1988
28. George Lynch – metal guitar/vocals – Dokken – Lynch Mob – 1954
28. Ginger Fish (Kenneth Robert Wilson) – drummer – Marilyn Manson – 1965
28. Moon Unit Zappa – singer – daughter of Frank Zappa –1967
28. Paul Burgess – drummer – associated acts include – 10cc – Jethro Tull – Camel – 1950
28. Mandy Barnett – country singer/stage actress – 1975
28. Jennifer Rush – pop-dance-rock singer/songwriter – best known for hit – The Power Of Love – 1960
28. Chuck Crawford – fiddler/backing vocals – Heartland – hits include – I Loved Her First – 1973
28. Young Jeezy – rapper – 1977
28. Blake Gray – country singer/songwriter – part of the duo – unBRAKEable – with husband Brian Nutter – 1986
28. Melody Thornton – R&B-soul-hip-hop singer – The Pussycat Dolls – solo – 1984
28. Iracema “Ira” Trevisan – bass – indie rock band – CSS – 1981
28. Joseph Arthur – alt rock-folk singer/songwriter/musician – Fistful Of Mercy – RMDM – solo – 1971
28. Angela Groothuizen – pop singer/artist/TV personality – Dolly Dots – 1959
28. Ned Leukhardt – dummer – new wave group – Wall Of Voodoo – best known for song – Mexican Radio – 1958
28. Jim Diamond – singer/songwriter/musician – best known for – I Should Have Known Better – 1953
28. Laurie Lewis – bluegrass singer/musician – 1950
28. John E Gilmore – jazz saxophonist – (1931-1995)
28. Koko Taylor – blues singer – known as “The Queen Of The Blues” – (1928-2009)
28. Tommy Collins – country music singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – You Better Not Do That – If You Can’t Bite Don’t Growl – (1930-2000)
28. Ben E. King – pop-soul-R&B singer – best known for the hit – Stand By Me – The Five Crowns – The Drifters – solo – (1938-2015)
29. Jerry Lee Lewis – rocker-rockabilly-country pianist/singer/songwriter – the Ferriday, LA native’s nickname – “The Killer” – hits include – Whole Lotta Shakin’ Going On – Breathless -1935
29. Mark Farner – singer/songwriter/guitarist – Grand Funk Railroad – solo – 1948
29. Les Claypool – singer/songwriter/bass/composer – Primus – 1983
29. Mike Pinera – singer/songwriter/musician/producer – Blues Image – Iron Butterfly – 1948
29. Josh Farro – guitarist/songwriter – Paramore – Farro – 1987
29. Ian Crawford – musician/songwriter – associated acts include – The Cab – Panic! At The Disco – Never Shout Never – 1988
29. Mike Post – multiple award winning composer/producer/songwriter/musician – best known for TV theme songs – Hill Street Blues – The Rockford Files – Magnum P.I. – 1944
29. Danick Dupelle – guitar/backing vocals – country group – Emerson Drive 1973
29. Brad Smith – bass/flute/backing vocals – Blind Melon – 1968
29. Dallas Green – singer/songwriter/guitarist – Alexisonfire – 1980
29. Brett Anderson – singer/songwriter/musician – glam rock band – Suede – The Tears – 1967
29. Taime Down – singer/songwriter/musician – best known with – Faster Pussycat – 1964
29. Gunner McGrath – singer/guitarist – punk rock group _ Much The Same – 1978
29. Debelah Morgan – R&B singer/songwriter – Dance With Me – 1977
29. Scout Niblett – indie-rock singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – 1973
29. Al Pitrelli – metal guitarist/songwriter – best known for work with – Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Megadeth – Alice Cooper – Asia – 1962
29. Jean-Luc Ponty – violinist/jazz composer – 1942
29. William Everett “Billy” Strange – singer/songwriter/musician – session musician – part of the famed – Wrecking Crew – (1930-2012)
29. Tommy Boyce – best known as part of a prolific songwriting duo with Bobby Hart – penned the theme song for – The Monkees – Last Train To Clarksville – as well as hits for – Paul Revere & The Raiders – Jay & The Americans – (1939-1994)
29. Gene Autry – country-western singer/musician/actor – known as – “The Singing Cowboy” – best known for – Back In The Saddle Again – several traditional Christmas hits – (1907-1998)
30. Marty Stuart – country singer/songwriter/musician – native of Philadelphia, MS – 1958
30. Eddie Montgomery – part of the country duo Montgomery-Gentry – 1963
30. Deborah Allen – country singer/songwriter – hits include – Baby I Lied – Rock Me – 1953
30. Ben Lovett – musician/backing vocals/producer – founding member of – Mumford & Sons – 1986
30. Johnny Mathis – Grammy winning singer – Chances Are – 1935
30. Trey Anastasio – guitarist/songwriter – Phish – solo artist – 1964
30. Robby Takac – bass/vocals – Goo Goo Dolls – 1964
30. John Lombardo – alt-rock/folk rock musician/songwriter/producer – 10,000 Maniacs – John & Mary – 1952
30. Krystal Keith – country singer/songwriter – daughter of country artist – Toby Keith – 1985
30. Miki Howard – jazz – R&B singer – hits include – Ain’t Nobody Like You – Ain’t Nuthin’ In The World – 1960
30. T-Pain – rapper – 1984
30. Marilyn McCoo – was lead female singer for The 5th Dimension – duets with husband Billy Davis Jr. – 1943
30. Frank Zincavage – bassist – new wave group – Romeo Void – 1952
30. Patrice Rushen – soul-R &B-pop singer/songwriter/composer/musician – 1954
30. Sylvia Peterson – singer – The Chiffons – hits include – My Boyfriends Back – It’s My Party – The Loco-motion – 1946
30. Drew Dirksen – singer/guitar – The Tide – 1997
30. Gibby Haynes – alt-rock singer – The Butthole Surfers – The Dead Milkmen – 1957
30. Z.Z. Hill – blues/soul singer – best known for – Down Home Blues – Someone Else Is Steppin’ In – Open House – (1935-1984)
30. Marc Bolan – glam rock singer/songwriter/guitarist – T-Rex – (1947-1977)
30. Dewey Martin – drummer – best known for work with – Buffalo Springfield – (1940-2009)
30. Frankie Lymon – rock – R&B singer/songwriter – best known for – Why Do Fools Fall In Love – Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers – solo – (1942-1968)
30. Buddy Rich – jazz drummer – band leader – The Buddy Rich Band – (1917-1987)

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