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Elvis Presley Elvis Presley
Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), known simply as Elvis, also known as "The King of Rock 'n' Roll" or just "The King" was an American singer, music producer and actor...
Django Reinhardt Django Reinhardt
Jean Baptiste "Django" Reinhardt (January 23, 1910 – May 16, 1953) was a Belgian Roma jazz guitarist. He was one of the first important jazz musicians to be born in Europe, and one of the most important jazz guitarists of all time...
Johnny Rivers
Johnny Rivers (born John Ramistella on November 7, 1942 in New York City) is an American rock and roll singer, songwriter, guitarist, and record producer...
Seals and Crofts
Seals and Crofts are Jim Seals (October 17, 1941) and Dash Crofts (August 14, 1940), a popular soft rock duo in the early 1970s, best-known for their hits "Summer Breeze" and "Diamond Girl."...
Pete Seeger Pete Seeger
Peter Seeger (born May 3, 1919) almost universally known as "Pete Seeger", is a folk singer and political activist. As a member of the Weavers, he had a string of hits, including a 1949 recording of Leadbelly's "Goodnight Irene" that topped the charts for 13 weeks in 1950...
Andres Segovia Andres Segovia
Andrés Segovia, Marques de Salobreña (February 21, 1893 – June 3, 1987) was a Spanish classical guitarist born in Linares, Spain who is considered to be the father of the modern classical guitar movement by most modern scholars...
Simon and Garfunkel Simon and Garfunkel
Simon and Garfunkel are an American popular music duo comprising Paul Simon and Arthur "Art" Garfunkel. Simon and Garfunkel were among the most popular recording artists of the 1960s, and are best known for their songs "The Sound of Silence," "Mrs. Robinson", and "Bridge Over Troubled Water"...
Sixpence None the Richer Sixpence None the Richer
Sixpence None the Richer was a pop/rock band with roots in New Braunfels, Texas, eventually settling in Nashville, Tennessee. They are named after a passage in C. S. Lewis' Mere Christianity...
Mamie Smith
Mamie Smith (May 26, 1883 - September 16, 1946) was a vaudeville singer, dancer, pianist and actress, and appeared in several motion pictures late in her career...
Rebecca St. James Rebecca St. James
Rebecca St. James (born Rebecca Jean Smallbone on July 26, 1977), is a popular Christian pop rock singer, songwriter, and published author...
James Taylor James Taylor
James Vernon Taylor (born March 12, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in Boston, Massachusetts...
The Allman Brothers Band The Allman Brothers Band
The Allman Brothers Band is a pioneering and innovative Southern rock and blues group from Macon, Georgia originally popular in the 1970s...
The Beatles The Beatles
The Beatles were a pop and rock music group from Liverpool, England, who continue to be held in the very highest regard for their artistic achievements...
The Byrds The Byrds
The Byrds (formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1964) was an American rock group...
The Dillards The Dillards
The Dillards were an American bluegrass band from Salem, Missouri, consisting of Douglas Dillard (banjo), Rodney Dillard (guitar, dobro), Dean Webb (mandolin), and Mitch Jayne (double bass)...
The Doobie Brothers The Doobie Brothers
The Doobie Brothers are an American rock band, best known for hit singles like "Black Water" and "What a Fool Believes". They sold millions of records throughout the 1970s...
The Everly Brothers
Don (born Isaac Donald Everly February 1, 1937 in Brownie, a small coal-mining town (now defunct) near Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky) and Phil Everly (born Philip Everly January 19, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois) are country-influenced rock and roll performers who had their greatest success in the 1950s...
The Hondells
The Hondells were an American surf rock band formed in 1964, that was actually the product of record producer Gary Usher...