Alexis Korner Alexis Korner (19 April 1928 – 1 January 1984) was a blues musician and radio broadcaster, who has sometimes been referred to as "a founding father of British Blues".
Anne Murray Morna Anne Murray (born June 20, 1945), known professionally as Anne Murray, is a Canadian singer in pop, country, and adult contemporary music whose albums have sold over 54 million cop...
Artie Wayne Artie Wayne (born January 22, 1942) is an American, semi-retired record producer, award winning songwriter, and active blogger.
Billy Daniels William Boone Daniels (September 12, 1915 - October 7, 1988), better known as Billy Daniels, was an African American singer active in the United States and Europe from the mid-1930s to 198...
Billy Dean William Harold "Billy" Dean, Jr. (born April 2, 1962, in Quincy, Florida) is an American country music singer and songwriter.
Billy J. Kramer Billy J. Kramer (born William Howard Ashton, 19 August 1943, Bootle, Lancashire, England) is a British Invasion/Merseybeat singer.
Billy Joe Walker, Jr. Billy Joe Walker, Jr. is an American songwriter, record producer and recording artist.
Billy Strange William Everett "Billy" Strange (September 29, 1930 – February 22, 2012) was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and actor.
Bob Wills James Robert Wills (March 6, 1905 – May 13, 1975), better known as Bob Wills, was an American Western swing musician, songwriter, and bandleader.
Bobby Fuller Robert Gaston "Bobby" Fuller (October 22, 1942 – July 18, 1966) was an American rock singer, songwriter, and guitar player best known for his singles "I Fought the Law" and "Love's Made a Fool o...
Bobby Sheen Bobby Sheen (May 17, 1941 – November 23, 2000) was an American rhythm and blues singer.
Bobby Troup Robert W. "Bobby" Troup Jr. (October 18, 1918 – February 7, 1999) was an American actor, jazz pianist, singer and songwriter.
Bobby Vee Robert Thomas Velline (born April 30, 1943), better known as Bobby Vee, is an American pop music singer.
Bryan Austin Bryan Cuevas (born September 12, 1967 in Pass Christian, Mississippi) is an American country music artist, known professionally as Bryan Austin.
Buddy Knox Buddy Wayne Knox (July 20, 1933 - February 14, 1999) was an American singer and songwriter, best known for his 1957 rock hit song, "Party Doll".
Buddy Rich Bernard "Buddy" Rich (September 30, 1917 – April 2, 1987) was an American jazz drummer and bandleader.
Buzz Cason James E. "Buzz" Cason (born 27 November 1939, in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.) is an American rock singer, songwriter, producer and author.
Canned Heat Canned Heat is an American blues/boogie rock band that formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1965.
Carter Family The Carter Family was a traditional American folk music group that recorded between 1927 and 1956.
Charlie Floyd Charlie Floyd (born in Aynor, South Carolina) is an American country music singer.
Chris LeDoux Chris Ledoux (October 2, 1948 – March 9, 2005) was an American country music singer-songwriter, bronze sculptor and rodeo champion.
Cleve Francis Cleveland Francis (born April 22, 1945 in Jennings, Louisiana) is an American country music singer, one of few African Americans in that genre.
Clyde Otis Clyde Otis, born in Prentiss, Mississippi, was an American songwriter and producer best known for his collaboration with singer Brook Benton, and for being one of the first African-American A&R ...
Cornell Gunter Cornell Gunter (November 14, 1936 – February 26, 1990) was an American rhythm and blues singer, most active in the 1950s and 1960s.
Curtis Wright Curtis Blaine Wright (born June 6, 1955 in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania) is an American country music artist.
Danny Davis (country musician) Danny Davis (May 29, 1925 – June 12, 2008) was a band leader, trumpet player, vocalist and producer and founder/leader of the Nashville Brass.
David Lynn Jones David Lynn Jones (born January 15, 1950 in Bexar, Arkansas) is an American country music singer-songwriter.
Del Shannon Charles Weedon Westover (December 30, 1934 – February 8, 1990), known professionally as Del Shannon, was an American rock and roll singer-songwriter who is best known for his No. 1 hit, "R...
Denise Lor Denise Lor (born May 3, 1929) is an American popular singer and actress.
Duke Mitchell Duke Mitchell (May 9, 1926 – December 2, 1981) was an American film actor, slapstick comedian, crooner and independent film director.
Earl Palmer Earl Cyril Palmer (October 25, 1924 – September 19, 2008) was an American rock & roll and rhythm and blues drummer, and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Ed Townsend Edward Benjamin 'Ed' Townsend (April 16, 1929 – August 13, 2003) was an American attorney, songwriter, and producer.
Eddie Cochran Edward Raymond 'Eddie' Cochran (October 3, 1938 – April 17, 1960) was an American musician.
Eddie Fontaine Eddie Fontaine (March 6, 1927 – April 13, 1992) was an American actor and singer, best known for television roles in the 1960s and 1970s.
Eddie Heywood Eddie Heywood (born Edward Heywood, Jr., December 4, 1915, Atlanta, Georgia – January 3, 1989, Miami Beach, Florida) was a jazz pianist who was popular in the 1940s.
Ernie Freeman Ernest Aaron "Ernie" Freeman (16 August 1922 – 16 May 1981) was an American pianist, organist, bandleader and arranger.
Felix Slatkin Felix Slatkin was an American violinist and conductor.
Floyd Tillman Floyd Tillman (December 8, 1914 – August 22, 2003) was an American country musician who, in the 1930s and 1940s, helped create the Western swing and honky tonk genres.
Frank Gorshin Frank John Gorshin, Jr. (April 5, 1933 – May 17, 2005) was an American character actor and comedian.
Garth Brooks Troyal Garth Brooks (born February 7, 1962) is an American country music singer and songwriter.
Gary Lewis & the Playboys Gary Lewis & the Playboys were a 60s era pop and rock group fronted by musician Gary Lewis, otherwise son of comedian Jerry Lewis.
Gary S. Paxton Gary Sanford Paxton (born May 18, 1939), is an American record producer, and a Grammy Award and Dove Award winning songwriter and recording artist.
Gene McDaniels Gene McDaniels (February 12, 1935 – July 29, 2011) was an African American singer and songwriter, who had his greatest recording success in the early 1960s.
George Ducas (singer) George Ducas (born August 1, 1966 in Texas City, Texas) is an American country music artist.
Gogi Grant Gogi Grant (born September 20, 1924) is an American popular singer.
Gordon Terry Gordon Terry (October 7, 1931–April 9, 2006) was an adept American bluegrass and country music fiddler and guitarist.
Hank Cochran Garland Perry "Hank" Cochran (August 2, 1935 – July 15, 2010) was an American country music singer and songwriter.
Harold Spina Harold Spina was an American composer of popular songs.
Henry Mancini Enrico Nicola "Henry" Mancini (April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994) was an American composer, conductor and arranger, who is best remembered for ...
Highway 101 Highway 101 is an American country music band founded by Paulette Carlson (lead vocals), Jack Daniels (guitar), Curtis Stone (bass guitar, mandolin) and Scott "Cactus" Moser (drums).
Ike & Tina Revue Ike & Tina Turner were an American rock & roll and soul duo, made of the husband-and-wife team of Ike Turner and Tina Turner in the 1960s and 1970s.
Ike & Tina Turner Ike & Tina Turner were an American musical duo composed of the husband-and-wife team of Ike Turner and Tina Turner.
Jackie DeShannon Jackie DeShannon (born August 21, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter with a string of hit song credits from the 1960s onwards.
Jan and Dean Jan and Dean were a rock and roll duo, popular from the late 1950s through the mid 1960s, consisting of William Jan Berry (April 3, 1941 – March 26, 2004) and Dean Ormsby Torrence (b...
Jeff Chandler (actor) Jeff Chandler (December 15, 1918 – June 17, 1961) was an American film actor and singer in the 1950s, best remembered for playing Cochise in Broken Arrow (1950), and for being one of Un...
Jerry Capehart Jerry Capehart (August 22, 1928 – June 7, 1998) was a songwriter and music manager.
Jerry Lewis Jerry Lewis (born March 16, 1926) is an American comedian, actor, singer, film producer, screenwriter and film director.
JJ Cale John Weldon Cale (December 5, 1938 – July 26, 2013), known as JJ Cale or J.J. Cale, was an American singer-songwriter and musician who was one of the originators of the Tulsa Sound, ...
John Berry (singer) John Edward Berry (born September 14, 1959) is an American country music artist.
John Wayne Marion Mitchell Morrison (born Marion Robert Morrison; May 26, 1907 – June 11, 1979), better known by his stage name John Wayne, was an American film actor, director and producer.
Johnnie Ray John Alvin "Johnnie" Ray (January 10, 1927 – February 24, 1990) was an American singer, songwriter, and pianist.
Johnny Burnette John Joseph "Johnny" Burnette (March 25, 1934 – August 14, 1964) was an American rockabilly musician.
Johnny Mann Johnny Mann (born August 30, 1928, Baltimore, Maryland) is an American arranger, composer, conductor, entertainer, and recording artist.
Johnny O'Keefe John Michael O'Keefe, known as Johnny O'Keefe (19 January 1935 – 6 October 1978) was an Australian rock and roll singer whose career began in the 1950s.
Johnny Tyler Lehman Monroe "Johnny" Tyler (February 6, 1918, Arkansas - September 25, 1961, Missouri) was an American country musician.
Julie London Julie London (September 26, 1926 – October 18, 2000) was an American jazz and pop singer and actress.
June Carter Cash Valerie June Carter Cash (June 23, 1929 – May 15, 2003) was an American singer, dancer, songwriter, actress, comedian, and author who was a member of the Carter Family and the second wife ...
Ken Curtis Ken Curtis (July 2, 1916 – April 28, 1991) was an American singer and actor best known for his role as Festus Haggen on the long-running CBS western television series Gunsmoke.
Kin Vassy Charles Kindred "Kin" Vassy was a singer-songwriter, who in addition to his solo recordings also recorded with other artists, most notably Kenny Rogers, Frank Zappa and Elvis Presley.
Lane Brody Lane Brody is an American female singer-songwriter, active since the early 1980s, best known for her 1984 Billboard-topping country hit, "The Yellow Rose" (a duet with country music singer Johnn...
Lee Ross (actor) Lee Ross (born 1971) is an English professional actor, probably best known for his roles as nice guy Kenny Phillips in the classic CITV dramady Press Gang and more recently as violent Owen T...
Les Brown (bandleader) Lester Raymond "Les" Brown, Sr. (March 14, 1912 – January 4, 2001) was an American clarinetist, saxophonist, big band leader and composer, best known for his ...
Linda Davis Linda Kaye Davis (born November 26, 1962 in Dotson, Texas) is an American country music singer.
Lionel Newman Lionel Newman (January 4, 1916 – February 3, 1989) was an American conductor, pianist, and film and television composer.
Lisa Brokop Lisa Brokop (born June 6, 1973 in Surrey, British Columbia) is a Canadian country music singer/songwriter and actress.
Marlene Dietrich Marie Magdalene "Marlene" Dietrich (27 December 1901 – 6 May 1992) was a German-born American actress and singer.
Martin Denny Martin Denny (10 April 1911 ‒ 2 March 2005) was an American piano-player and composer best known as the "father of exotica."
Matt Monro Matt Monro (1 December 1930 – 7 February 1985), known as The Man With The Golden Voice, was an English singer who became one of the most popular entertainers on the international mus...
McKenna Mendelson Mainline McKenna Mendelson Mainline is a seminal Canadian blues band, working the same English club circuit as the then up and coming bands Fleetwood Mac and Led Zeppelin.
Molly Bee Molly Bee (August 18, 1939 – February 7, 2009), born Mollie Gene Beachboard, was an American country music singer famous for her 1952 recording of the early perennial, "I Saw Mommy Kissing...
Nancy Ames Nancy Ames (born 1937 as Nancy Hamilton Alfaro) is an American folk singer and songwriter.
Nick Noble (singer) Nick Noble (June 21, 1926 – March 24, 2012) was an American pop singer, who was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
Noah Gordon (singer) Noah Adrian Gordon (born September 19, 1971 in Sparta, Illinois) is an American country music singer and songwriter.
P.J. Proby P.J. Proby (born James Marcus Smith, November 6, 1938) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor.
Palomino Road Palomino Road was an American country music group composed of Ronnie Guilbeau (lead vocals), J.T. Corenflos (guitar), James Lewis (drums) and Randy Frazier (bass guitar).
Patience and Prudence Patience and Prudence McIntyre, known professionally as Patience and Prudence, were two sisters who were a young singing act in the 1950s.
Pearl River (band) Pearl River was an American country music band composed of Jeff Stewart (lead vocals), Chuck Ethredge (lead guitar), Joe Morgan (bass guitar), Derek George (rhythm guitar, background vocals), Ke...
Pete King (saxophonist) Peter "Pete" Stephen George King (23 August 1929; Bow, London – 21 December 2009) was a British jazz tenor saxophonist.
Ricky Lynn Gregg Ricky Lynn Gregg (born August 22, 1961 in Henderson, Texas) is a country music artist of Native American descent.
Robert Wagner Robert John Wagner, Jr. is an American actor of stage, screen, and television, best known for starring in the television shows It Takes a Thief (1968–1970), Switch (1975–1978), and Ha...
Robie Lester Robie Lester (March 23, 1925 – June 14, 2005) was an American Grammy-nominated voice actress and singer.
Rod McKuen Rod McKuen (born April 29, 1933, Oakland, California) is an American poet, songwriter, composer, and singer.
Rosey Grier Roosevelt "Rosey" Grier (born July 14, 1932) is an American actor, singer, Christian minister, and former professional American football player.
Ross Bagdasarian, Sr. Rostom Sipan "Ross" Bagdasarian (January 27, 1919 – January 16, 1972) was an American pianist, singer, songwriter, actor and record producer of Armenian descent.
Roy Harper Roy Harper (born 12 June 1941) is an English folk/rock singer, songwriter and guitarist who has been a professional musician since 1964.
Scott Walker (singer) Scott Walker (born Noel Scott Engel; January 9, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter, composer and record producer.
Shenandoah (band) Shenandoah is an American country music group founded in Muscle Shoals, Alabama in 1984 by Marty Raybon (lead vocals, acoustic guitar), Ralph Ezell (bass guitar, backing vocals), Stan Thorn (key...
Shirley Collie Nelson Shirley Collie Nelson (March 16, 1931 – January 27, 2010), born Shirley Angelina Simpson, was an American country music and rockabilly singer, yodeler, guitarist and songwriter.
Si Zentner Simon Hugh "Si" Zentner (June 13, 1917 in New York City – January 31, 2000 in Las Vegas, Nevada) was an American trombonist and jazz big-band leader.
Sonny Curtis Sonny Curtis (born May 9, 1937, Meadow, Texas) is an American singer and songwriter.
Spike Jones Lindley Armstrong "Spike" Jones (December 14, 1911 – May 1, 1965) was an American musician and bandleader specializing in performing satirical arrangements of popular songs.
The Searchers (band) The Searchers are an English beat group, which emerged as part of the 1960s Merseybeat scene along with the Beatles, the Hollies, the Fourmost, the Merseybeats, the Swinging Blue Jeans, and Gerr...
The Slades The Slades was a vocal group out of Austin, Texas.
The Standells The Standells are a garage rock band from Los Angeles, California, US, formed in the 1960s, who have been referred to as the "punk band of the 1960’s", and said to have inspired such groups as t...
The Vapors The Vapors were a New Wave and power pop band from England that existed between 1979 and 1982.
Timi Yuro Rosemary Timothy Yuro, professionally known as Timi Yuro (August 4, 1940 – March 30, 2004), was an American singer and songwriter.
Tommy Duncan Thomas Elmer Duncan (January 11, 1911–July 25, 1967), better known as Tommy Duncan, was a pioneering American Western swing vocalist and songwriter who gained fame in the 1930s as a ...
Tommy Sands Thomas Adrian "Tommy" Sands (born August 27, 1937) is an American pop music singer and actor.
Troy Shondell Troy Shondell (born Gary Shelton, May 14, 1940, Fort Wayne, Indiana) is an American vocalist, who achieved a modicum of fame and recognition in the early 1960s.
Van McCoy Van Allen Clinton McCoy (January 6, 1940 – July 6, 1979) professionally known as Van McCoy.
Vikki Carr Vikki Carr (born Florencia Bisenta de Casillas Martinez Cardona, July 19, 1941) is a three-time Grammy Award–winning American singer and humanitarian.
Walter Brennan Walter Brennan (July 25, 1894 – September 21, 1974) was an American actor.
Warren Smith (singer) Warren Smith (February 7, 1932 – January 30, 1980) was an American rockabilly and country music singer and guitarist.
Wild Rose (band) Wild Rose was an American country music band founded in 1988 by five women: Pamela Gadd (lead and background vocals, banjo), Kathy Mac (bass guitar, vocals), Pam Perry (lead and harmony vocals, ...
Willie Nelson Willie Hugh Nelson (born April 29, 1933) is an American country music singer-songwriter, as well as an author, poet, actor, and activist.