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102 Persons in the Hit Parade Hall of Fame:

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Years Active:
from 2007

Al Green

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Greene
Also Known As:
Rev. Al Green
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Gospel and soul and R&B singer. Broadway musical Your Arms Too Short to Box with God. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1995. Albums I'm Still in Love with You, Al Green's Greatest Hits. Songs Let's Stay Together, I'm Still in Love with You. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2004. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011. Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 1996. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2004. Kennedy Center Honors 2014. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2012. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012.

Al Martino

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Cini
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 6 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Crooner. Album Spanish Eyes. Songs Here in My Heart, I Love You Because. Movies The Godfather, The Godfather: Part II. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1989. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009.

Andy Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Howard Andrew Williams
Nickname(s):
Andy
Paul
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Claudine Longet by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs Moon River, The Hawaiian Wedding Song, Are You Sincere, Can't Get Used to Losing You, Days of Wine and Roses, Butterfly. TV show The Andy Williams Show. Former member group Williams Brothers. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 2007. Missouri Walk of Fame 2016. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6667 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 3 November 1982.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Anne Murray

Real/Birth Name:
Morna Anne Murray
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Also pop. Album Let's Keep It That Way. Songs A Little Good News, Just Another Woman in Love. Canada's Walk of Fame 1998. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010. Canadian Music Hall of Fame 1993. Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame 2002. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 25 June 1980.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Aretha Franklin

Real/Birth Name:
Aretha Louise Franklin
Nickname(s):
The Queen of Soul
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Respect, (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, I Say a Little Prayer. Movie The Blues Brothers. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. UK Music Hall of Fame 2005. Kennedy Center Honors 1994. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2005. National Medal of Arts 1999. Michigan Women's Hall of Fame 2001. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2012. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2012. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6920 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 13 June 1979.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Barbra Streisand

Real/Birth Name:
Barbara Joan Streisand
Nickname(s):
Babs
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

daughter of
ex-wife of
Younger than Elliott Gould by 3 years.
daughter of
wife of
Younger than James Brolin by 1 year.
mother of
half-sister of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Hello, Dolly!, Yentl, A Star Is Born (1976). Broadway Funny Girl. Song People. Theater Hall of Fame. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Kennedy Center Honors 2008. California Hall of Fame 2010. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. National Medal of Arts 2000. French Legion of Honor. Jewish-American Hall of Fame. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2015. Cecil B DeMille Award 2000. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 17 December 1976.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Barry Manilow

Real/Birth Name:
Barry Alan Pincus
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Copacabana (At the Copa). Songwriters Hall of Fame 2002. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6233 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 22 September 1980.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Billy Joel

Real/Birth Name:
William Martin Joel
Also Known As:
Bill Martin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Christie Brinkley by 4 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Katie Lee by 31 or 32 years.

Brief Facts:

Album Storm Front. Song We Didn't Start the Fire. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1999. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1992. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Kennedy Center Honors 2013. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6233 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 20 September 2004.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bing Crosby

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Lillis Crosby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Bob Crosby by 10 years.
grandfather of
father of
husband of
Dixie Lee, until her earlier death.
Older than Dixie Lee by 8 years.
father of
father of
husband of
Kathryn Grant, until he died.
Older than Kathryn Grant by 30 years.
father of
father of
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Sang "crooner" style. "On the Road" movies with Bob Hope. Song White Christmas. Movie musical Holiday Inn. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 2002. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. World Golf Hall of Fame 1978. Western Music Association Hall of Fame 2008. National Radio Hall of Fame 1998. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1980. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977. Irish American Hall of Fame 2013. Cecil B DeMille Award 1960. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1611 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6751 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 6769 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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Bo Diddley

Real/Birth Name:
Ellas Otha Bates
Also Known As:
Ellas Bates McDaniel
Nickname(s):
The Originator
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Birth name Ellas Otha Bates. Later, adopted by mother's cousin, took name McDaniel. Song Hey Bo Diddley. Known for his homemade rectangular-shaped guitar and his signature rhythm beat. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. Blues Hall of Fame 2004. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017.

Bob Seger

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Clark Seger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Vocals and guitar. Song (and album) Like a Rock used as a theme for Chevrolet truck advertisements. Group Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2004. Guitar Center RockWalk 1994. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2012. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1750 Vine Street as a member of band: Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 13 March 1987.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1750 Vine Street as a member of band: Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 13 March 1987.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bobby Darin

Real/Birth Name:
Walden Robert Cassotto
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Sandra Dee by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs Splish Splash, Dream Lover, Mack the Knife. Movie Come September. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1999. Bronx Walk of Fame 2004. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1735 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 26 May 1982.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Las Vegas Walk of Stars: A star at Flamingo Hotel; ceremony: 14 May 2007.

Bobby Rydell

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Louis Ridarelli
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Volare, Wild One. Movie Bye Bye Birdie, Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1987. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009.

Bobby Vee

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Thomas Velline
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Devil or Angel, Rubber Ball, The Night Has a Thousand Eyes, Take Good Care of My Baby. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Minnesota Music Hall of Fame 1992. Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame 2014.

Bobby Vinton

Real/Birth Name:
Stanley Robert Vinton Jr.
Nickname(s):
Stash
The Polish Prince
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Family name changed from Vintula by his father. Songs Blue Velvet, Lonely, Beer Barrel Polka, I Love How You Love Me, Sealed with a Kiss. Movie Big Jake. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6916 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Brenda Lee

Real/Birth Name:
Brenda Mae Tarpley
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
73, 1 day before her 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs I'm Sorry, Big Four Poster. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2002. Country Music Hall of Fame 1997. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1982. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame 1986.

Brook Benton

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Franklin Peay
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs The Boll Weevil Song, It's Just a Matter of Time. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2014.

Bruce Springsteen

Real/Birth Name:
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen
Nickname(s):
The Boss
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Julianne Phillips by 10 years.
husband of
Older than Patti Scialfa by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Band named E Street Band. Song and album Born in the U.S.A.. Grammy Award and Oscar winner. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1999. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1999. Kennedy Center Honors 2009. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2008. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2016. Little League Hall of Excellence 1997. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of E Street Band.

Carole King

Real/Birth Name:
Carol Joan Klein
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Gerry Goffin by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Song Will You Love Me Tomorrow performed by The Shirelles. Songs You've Got a Friend, (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, The Loco-Motion, It's Too Late. Album Tapestry. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1987. Long Island Music Hall of Fame 2007. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song 2013. Kennedy Center Honors 2015. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6906 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 3 December 2012.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Chubby Checker

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Evans
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song "The Twist". Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1987. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2014.

Chuck Berry

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Edward Anderson Berry
Nickname(s):
Father of Rock and Roll
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Created the Rock and Roll style for guitar playing. Also the "duck walk". Songs Johnny B. Goode, Nadine, Roll Over Beethoven, Rock and Roll Music, Maybellene. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Blues Hall of Fame 1985. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1986. Kennedy Center Honors 2000. Guitar Center RockWalk 1986. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1982. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1984. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1777 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 8 October 1987.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6504 Delmar Boulevard.

Connie Francis

Real/Birth Name:
Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero
Concetta Rosemarie Franconero
Also Known As:
Concetta Franconero
Connie Franconero
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
79, 2 days before her 80th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Where the Boys Are. Songs Who's Sorry Now?, Second Hand Love, Where the Boys Are. November 8, 1974, she was raped at a hotel. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007.

Dan Fogelberg

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Grayling Fogelberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums Home Free, Phoenix, The Innocent Age. Songs Believe in Me, Longer, Hard to Say, Leader of the Band. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010.

Dean Martin

Real/Birth Name:
Dino Paul Crocetti
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Member the Rat Pack. Paired withJerry Lewis in many movies. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6519 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 1617 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 6651 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Las Vegas Walk of Stars: A star at Flamingo Hotel; ceremony: 22 February 2010.

Del Shannon

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Weedon Westover
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitar and vocals. Song Runaway. Died of a self-inflicted rifle gun shot due to depression. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1999. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Rockabilly Hall of Fame.

Dinah Washington

Real/Birth Name:
Ruth Lee Jones
Nickname(s):
Queen of the Blues
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Dick Lane by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Song What a Diff'rence a Day Makes. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993. Blues Hall of Fame 2003. Alabama Music Hall of Fame 1991. Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame 1986. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1987. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2012.

Dion

Real/Birth Name:
Dion Francis DiMucci
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Dion & The Belmonts. Songs Runaround Sue, The Wanderer, Abraham, Martin & John. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1989. Bronx Walk of Fame 2007. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2000 as a member of Dion & The Belmonts.

Dionne Warwick

Real/Birth Name:
Marie Dionne Warrick
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
77, 2 days before her 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

first cousin once removed of
niece of
older sister of
Older than Dee Dee Warwick by 4 years.
first cousin of
daughter of
first cousin of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

TV series Dionne and Friends, Solid Gold. Voice actor on TV series Captain Planet and the Planeteers. Sang title song for The Love Boat. Her last name was misspelled on the label of her first single in 1962 - she changed to Warwick. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2013. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2007. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2016. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6922 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 12 December 1985.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Dolly Parton

Real/Birth Name:
Dolly Rebecca Parton
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Stella Parton by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Movie Joyful Noise. Movie 9 to 5. Songs I Will Always Love You, Coat of Many Colors, 9 to 5. Composer for Broadway musical 9 to 5. Tony Award nomination. Subject of television movie Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2001. Country Music Hall of Fame 1999. Small Town of America Hall of Fame 1988. Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame 2008. The Americana Highway Hall of Fame 2006. East Tennessee Hall of Fame 1988. Music City Walk of Fame 2009. Kennedy Center Honors 2006. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1986. National Medal of Arts 2005. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2009. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 14 June 1984.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Donna Summer

Real/Birth Name:
LaDonna Andrea Gaines
Also Known As:
Donna Gaines
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

German production of musical Hair. Album Bad Girls. Songs Last Dance, She Works Hard for the Money, Bad Girls. Movie Thank God It's Friday. Donates some proceeds to causes she cares for (mostly medical charities.) Paintings are highly regarded. Dance Music Hall of Fame 2004. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2010. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 18 March 1992.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Donny Osmond

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Clark Osmond
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Alan Osmond by 8 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Jay Osmond by 2 years.
older brother of
Older than Jimmy Osmond by 5 years.
older brother of
Older than Marie Osmond by 1 year.
younger brother of
Younger than Merrill Osmond by 4 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Wayne Osmond by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Most famous of the family group The Osmonds. Song Puppy Love. TV series Donny & Marie. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: The Osmonds for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Doris Day

Real/Birth Name:
Doris Mary Ann von Kappelhoff
Nickname(s):
Clara Bixby
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Song Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera). Movies Pillow Talk, The Glass Bottom Boat, With Six You Get Eggroll, Teacher's Pet. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2004. Ohio Women's Hall of Fame 1981. Cecil B DeMille Award 1989. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6735 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6278 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Duane Eddy

Real/Birth Name:
Duane Eddy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Song Rebel Rouser. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1994. Guitar Center RockWalk 1997. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011. Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2008. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Dusty Springfield

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Isabel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

English pop singer. Songs You Don't Have to Say You Love Me, Son of a Preacher Man, I Only Want to Be with You, I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1999. Inducted 10 days after her death. Appointed OBE. UK Music Hall of Fame 2006. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010.

Eddie Fisher

Real/Birth Name:
Edwin Jack Fisher
Nickname(s):
Sonny Boy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of
Older than Connie Stevens by 9 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Debbie Reynolds by 3 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Elizabeth Taylor by 3 years.
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV show Coke Time with Eddie Fisher. Movies BUtterfield 8, Bundle of Joy. Songs Any Time, I'm Walking Behind You, Oh, My Pa-pa, I'm Yours, Lady of Spain, Count Your Blessings. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1988. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6241 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 1724 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
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Elton John

Real/Birth Name:
Reginald Kenneth Dwight
Also Known As:
Sir Elton Hercules John
Ann Orson
Lord Choc Ice
William A. Bong
Reggae Dwight
Frank N. Stein
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than David Furnish by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

Name legally changed 1972. Musicals Lion King, Aida. Pianist. Knighted 1998. Married 21 December 2014 to David Furnish, by conversion of their civil partnership which happened 21 December 2005. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1994. Kennedy Center Honors 2004. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1992. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Elvis Presley

Real/Birth Name:
Elvis Aron Presley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
twin brother of
The same age as Jesse Presley.
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Priscilla Presley by 10 years.
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs Blue Suede Shoes, Jailhouse Rock. Movie Blue Hawaii. Died of a drug overdose. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Country Music Hall of Fame 1998. Music City Walk of Fame 2008. UK Music Hall of Fame 2004. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1990. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2001. The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame 2005. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2018. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6777 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Las Vegas Walk of Stars: A star at Mon Ami Gabi restaurant; ceremony: 2 February 2016.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 100 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 27 March 1994.

Eric Clapton

Real/Birth Name:
Eric Patrick Clapp
Nickname(s):
Slowhand
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Pattie Boyd by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Member rock band Cream. Song Layla. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000. Awarded Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen's 2003 New Year Honors list. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2001. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010. London Avenue of Stars. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Blues Hall of Fame 2015. Guitar Center RockWalk 2004 as a member of Cream.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993 as a member of Cream.

Fats Domino

Real/Birth Name:
Antoine Dominique Domino Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 5' 5". Songs Blueberry Hill, I'm in the Mood for Love, I'm Walkin', Ain't That a Shame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Blues Hall of Fame 2003. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1998. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. National Medal of Arts 1998. Delta Music Museum Hall of Fame. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2016. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6616 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Frank Sinatra

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Albert Sinatra
Also Known As:
Frank Sinatra Sr.
Nickname(s):
Old Blue Eyes
Chairman of the Board
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
ex-husband of
Older than Ava Gardner by 7 years.
husband of
Barbara Sinatra, until he died.
Older than Barbara Sinatra by 11 years.
son of
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Mia Farrow by 29 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Nancy Barbato by 1 year.
father of
father of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs Come Fly with Me, Fly Me to the Moon, I've Got You Under My Skin, It Was a Very Good Year, New York, New York, Luck Be a Lady, Strangers in the Night, The Best Is Yet to Come, My Way, Let It Snow, Mack the Knife. Movies Ocean's 11 (1960), Pal Joey, From Here to Eternity, Scarface, Tony Rome, The Manchurian Candidate. Member the Rat Pack. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1998. Gaming Hall of Fame 1997. Kennedy Center Honors 1983. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1980. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1985. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2008. Congressional Gold Medal 1997. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1982. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2005. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Cecil B DeMille Award 1971. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 1637 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 6538 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Las Vegas Walk of Stars: A star at Flamingo Hotel; ceremony: 22 February 2010.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 15 January 1994.

Frankie Avalon

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Thomas Avallone
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Beach Party, Beach Blanket Bingo, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Grease. Songs Venus, Why. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1988. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009.

Frankie Laine

Real/Birth Name:
Francesco Paolo LoVecchio
Also Known As:
Frank Lovecchio
Nickname(s):
Mr. Rhythm
Old Leather Lungs
Mr. Steel Tonsils
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Nan Grey, until her earlier death.
Older than Nan Grey by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs Mule Train, That Lucky Old Sun, I Believe, Hey, Good Looking, Rawhide (the theme song.) . Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Western Music Association Hall of Fame 2000. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6385 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 1645 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
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Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 101 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 16 January 2010.

Freddy Cannon

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Anthony Picariello Jr.
Also Known As:
Freddy Karmon
Freddie Cannon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79, 6 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Rock 'n' roll singer. Songs Way Down Yonder in New Orleans, Palisades Park. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008.

George Jones

Real/Birth Name:
George Glenn Jones
Also Known As:
Thumper Jones
Nickname(s):
The Possum
No Show Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Tammy Wynette by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Songs Why, Baby Why, I Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool, High-Tech Redneck, He Stopped Loving Her Today, We're Gonna Hold On. Nickname "No Show Jones" comes from excessive drinking problems he had - in 1979 he missed more than 50 concerts. Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 2010. Kennedy Center Honors 2008. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Country Music Hall of Fame 1992. National Medal of Arts 2002. Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame 2008.

Glen Campbell

Real/Birth Name:
Glen Travis Campbell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour. Songs Wichita Lineman, By the Time I Get to Phoenix. Albums All the Best, 20 Greatest Hits. Toured briefly with the Beach Boys. Movie True Grit. Country Music Hall of Fame 2005. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 1996. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Guy Mitchell

Real/Birth Name:
Albert George Cernick
Also Known As:
Al Cernick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Heartaches by the Number, Singin' the Blues. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Harry Belafonte

Real/Birth Name:
Harold George Belafonte Jr.
Nickname(s):
King of Calypso
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Jamaica Farewell, Matilda, Banana Boat Song with the famous line "Day-O." Movie Islands in the Sun. Kennedy Center Honors 1989. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011. National Medal of Arts 1994. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1972. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2005.. Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame 2013. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6721 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Jackie DeShannon

Real/Birth Name:
Sharon Lee Myers
Also Known As:
Jackie Dee Shannon
Jackie Dee
Sherry Lee
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Needles and Pins, When You Walk in the Room, Love Will Find a Way, Put a Little Love in Your Heart, Betty Davis Eyes. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2010. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010.

Jackie Wilson

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Leroy Wilson Jr.
Nickname(s):
Mr. Excitement
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Lonely Teardrops. Guitar Center RockWalk 2002. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013.

James Taylor

Real/Birth Name:
James Vernon Taylor
Nickname(s):
JT
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Carly Simon by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Songs Fire and Rain, Mockingbird. Albums Hourglass, James Taylor at Christmas. Voice-over on TV animated series The Simpsons. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2000. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009. National Medal of Arts 2010. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2015. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Kennedy Center Honors 2016. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with show show: The Simpsons for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 14 January 2000.
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A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with show show: The Simpsons for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 14 January 2000.
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Jerry Butler

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Butler Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song For Your Precious Love with group The Impressions. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013 1986. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2012. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017 as a member of The Impressions.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a member of The Impressions.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013 as a member of The Impressions.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2003 as a member of The Impressions.

Jerry Lee Lewis

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Lee Lewis
Nickname(s):
The Killer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Rock and roll and country vocalist and pianist. Songs Great Balls of Fire, Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On, Breathless, High School Confidential. Controversial marriage to his cousin
Myra Gale Brown
who was 13 years old. Guitar Center RockWalk 1988. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame 2008. Delta Music Museum Hall of Fame 2002. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame 2005. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6631 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 13 June 1989.
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Jimmie Rodgers

Real/Birth Name:
James Charles Rodgers
Nickname(s):
The Singing Brakeman
The Blue Yodeler
The Father of Country Music
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Known for his yodelling style. Songs Blue Yodel, In the Jailhouse Now. Died of tuberculosis. Country Music Hall of Fame 1961. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Blues Hall of Fame 2013.

Jo Stafford

Real/Birth Name:
Jo Elizabeth Stafford
Nickname(s):
G.I. Jo
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Paul Weston, until his earlier death.
Younger than Paul Weston by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs I'll Walk Alone, I'll Be Seeing You, I'll Never Smile Again, You Belong to Me. Member of group The Pied Pipers. The first recording artist to sell twenty-five million records. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 2003. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of The Pied Pipers.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1625 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 1709 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6270 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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John Denver

Real/Birth Name:
Henry John Deutschendorf Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died in plane crash. Songs Rocky Mountain High, Take Me Home, Country Roads, Sunshine on My Shoulders, Thank God I'm a Country Boy, Grandma's Feather Bed, Annie's Song. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1996. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 24 October 2014.
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Johnnie Ray

Real/Birth Name:
John Alvin Ray
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Cry. Partially deaf. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Oregon Music Hall of Fame 2007. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6201 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Johnny Cash

Real/Birth Name:
J.R. Cash
Also Known As:
John R. Cash
Nickname(s):
The Man in Black
J.R.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

step-father of
husband of
June Carter Cash, until her earlier death.
Younger than June Carter Cash by 2 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Songs I Walk the Line, Ring of Fire, Folsom Prison Blues, A Boy Named Sue. TV series Little House on the Prairie, North and South. Movie for television Stagecoach. Country Music Hall of Fame 1980. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977. Kennedy Center Honors 1996. Guitar Center RockWalk 1990. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977. National Medal of Arts 2001. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 1996. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2010. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2013. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6320 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Johnny Horton

Real/Birth Name:
John Gale Horton
Nickname(s):
The Singing Fisherman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Billie Jean Horton, until he died.
Older than Billie Jean Horton by 7 or 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Died of injuries in a car accident. Songs The Battle of New Orleans, North to Alaska, Johnny Reb. Radio show The Louisiana Hayride. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame 2009. Delta Music Museum Hall of Fame. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009.

Johnny Mathis

Real/Birth Name:
John Royce Mathis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1501 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
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Johnny Rivers

Real/Birth Name:
John Henry Ramistella
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76, 33 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22

Brief Facts:

Song Secret Agent Man. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Delta Music Museum Hall of Fame. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.

Joni James

Real/Birth Name:
Giovanna Carmella Babbo
Joan Carmella Babbo
Also Known As:
Joan Carmella Babbo
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Why Don't You Believe Me?, Have You Heard?, Your Cheatin' Heart, Almost Always, My Love, My Love, How Important Can It Be?, You Are My Love. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6814 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Kay Starr

Real/Birth Name:
Katherine Laverne Starks
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Native American ancestry. Pop, jazz, country and swing music. Songs Wheel of Fortune, Hoop-de-Doo, Come On-A My House, The Rock and Roll Waltz. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame 2000. Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 2002. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1988. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2013. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1716 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
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Kenny Rogers

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth David Rogers
(also reported as:) Kenneth Donald Rogers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Lucille, The Gambler. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2003. Country Music Hall of Fame 2013. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6666 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 7 September 1979.
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Les Paul

Real/Birth Name:
Lester William Polsfuss
Also Known As:
Lester Polfuss
Rhubarb Red
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Mary Ford by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Famed guitarist. Responsible for electric guitar sound and popularity of the Les Paul Gibson guitar. Invented multi-track recording. Songs How High the Moon, Vaya Con Dios, Mockingbird Hill, Bye Bye, Blues, I'm Sitting on Top of the World. Band The Les Paul Trio. Often recorded with his wife, Mary Ford. Songs Vaya Con Dios, How High the Moon. Duo Les Paul and Mary Ford. Grammy Hall of Fame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988. National Inventors Hall of Fame. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2010. Guitar Center RockWalk 1988. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1990. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. National Medal of Arts 2007. New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame 1996. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 2006. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Music City Walk of Fame 2011. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1541 Vine Street for involvement with group group: Les Paul and Mary Ford for contributions to the recording industry.
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Lesley Gore

Real/Birth Name:
Lesley Sue Goldstein
Also Known As:
Lesley Sue Gore
Lesley S. Gore
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs It's My Party, You Don't Own Me, I'll Cry If I Want To, Judy's Turn to Cry. Host of TV show In the Life. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009.

Linda Ronstadt

Real/Birth Name:
Linda Maria Ronstadt
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Folk-rock vocalist. Group Stone Poneys. Tony Award for operetta Pirates of Penzance. Recordings of Spanish music. Songs You're No Good, When Will I Be Loved. Arizona Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2007. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014.

Little Richard

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Wayne Penniman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86, 5 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Tutti Frutti, Long Tall Sally, Good Golly Miss Molly. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Music City Walk of Fame 2008. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2003. Guitar Center RockWalk 1990. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1984. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Blues Hall of Fame 2015. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6840 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Lou Christie

Real/Birth Name:
Luigi Alfredo Giovanni Sacco
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs The Gypsy Cried, Two Faces Have I, Lightnin' Strikes, I'm Gonna Make You Mine, Rhapsody in the Rain. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008.

Louis Armstrong

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Daniel Armstrong
Nickname(s):
Satchmo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 29 days before his 70th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Hello, Dolly!, What a Wonderful World, I'm a Ding Dong Daddy from Dumas, That Lucky Old Sun, When You're Smiling. Movie Hello, Dolly!. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1952. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1978. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2007. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2004. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Marie Osmond

Real/Birth Name:
Olive Marie Osmond
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Alan Osmond by 10 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Donny Osmond by 1 year.
younger sister of
Younger than Jay Osmond by 4 years.
older sister of
Older than Jimmy Osmond by 3 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Merrill Osmond by 6 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Wayne Osmond by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

The only sister in the family group The Osmonds. TV series Donny & Marie. Songs Paper Roses, In My Little Corner of the World. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: The Osmonds for contributions to the recording industry.
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Marty Robbins

Real/Birth Name:
Martin David Robinson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Songs El Paso, A White Sport Coat. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1975. Western Music Association Hall of Fame 1989. Country Music Hall of Fame 1982. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6666 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Marvin Gaye

Real/Birth Name:
Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44, 1 day before his 45th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Anna Gordy Gaye by 17 years.

Brief Facts:

Murdered by his father. Member of group The Moonglows. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2014. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000 as a member of The Moonglows.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of The Moonglows.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 27 September 1990.
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Mary Ford

Real/Birth Name:
Iris Colleen Summers
Also Known As:
Colleen Hatfield
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Les Paul by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Name was picked out of a phone book. Singer and rhythm guitarist with husband Les Paul accompanying on guitar. Duo Les Paul and Mary Ford. Songs How High the Moon, Vaya Con Dios, Mockingbird Hill, Bye Bye, Blues, I'm Sitting on Top of the World. Grammy Hall of Fame. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1541 Vine Street for involvement with group group: Les Paul and Mary Ford for contributions to the recording industry.
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Merle Haggard

Real/Birth Name:
Merle Ronald Haggard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs The Legend of Bonnie and Clyde, Okie from Muskogee, Movin' On. California Hall of Fame 2010. Country Music Hall of Fame 1994. Kennedy Center Honors 2010. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977. Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 1997. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2012.

Nat King Cole

Real/Birth Name:
Nathaniel Adams Coles
Also Known As:
Nat "King" Cole
Nickname(s):
King
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45, 30 days before his 46th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs Smile, Pretend. TV show The Nat King Cole Show. Movies Cat Ballou, St. Louis Blues. Group King Cole Trio. Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame 1993. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Alabama Music Hall of Fame 1985. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1997. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1993. Alabama Stage and Screen Hall of Fame 2003. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame.. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6659 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 6229 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Neil Diamond

Real/Birth Name:
Neil Leslie Diamond
(NOT: Noah Kaminsky!)
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Red, Red Wine, Sweet Caroline, Song Sung Blue, Holy Holly, Cherry Cherry, Cracklin' Rosie, I'm a Believer. Album Hot August Night. Movie The Jazz Singer (1980). Songwriters Hall of Fame 1984. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2011. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Kennedy Center Honors 2011. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 10 August 2012.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Neil Sedaka

Real/Birth Name:
Neil Sedaka
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

vocalist and pianist. Songs Oh! Carol, Calendar Girl, Breaking Up Is Hard to Do. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1983. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at Corner of Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 23 January 1978.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Olivia Newton-John

Real/Birth Name:
Olivia Newton-John
Also Known As:
Olivia Newton-John Easterling
Olivia Newton John
Nickname(s):
Livvy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Grease, Sordid Lives. TV series Sordid Lives: The Series. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. ARIA Hall of Fame 2002. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 5 August 1981.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Pat Boone

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Eugene Boone
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
grandfather of
father of
brother of
uncle of
cousin of
husband of
Younger than Shirley Boone by less than 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs Love Letters in the Sand, Moody River. Movie Journey to the Center of the Earth. Christian pop singer. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2003. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1631 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 6268 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Patsy Cline

Real/Birth Name:
Virginia Patterson Hensley
Nickname(s):
Ginny
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Died in an airplane crash. Also killed - Hankshaw Hawkins, Cowboy Copas. Songs I Fall to Pieces, Crazy, which was written by Willie Nelson. Country Music Hall of Fame 1973. NACMAI Hall of Fame 1998. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame 1994. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6160 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 3 August 1999.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Patti Page

Real/Birth Name:
Clara Ann Fowler
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Elmer Gantry. Songs Allegheny Moon, Old Cape Cod, (How Much Is That) Doggie in the Window?, Mockin' Bird Hill, You Belong to Me, Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte, Tennessee Waltz, which was chosen by Tennessee in 1965 as the state song. Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 1997. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1983. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6760 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Paul Anka

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Albert Anka
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs Put Your Head on My Shoulder, Diana. Canadian Music Hall of Fame 1980. Canada's Walk of Fame 2005. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1993. Gaming Hall of Fame 2001. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6840 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 26 September 1984.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Percy Faith

Real/Birth Name:
Percy Faith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Delicado, Theme from a Summer Place. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1501 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Perry Como

Real/Birth Name:
Pierino Roland Como
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 6 days before his 89th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1997. Kennedy Center Honors 1987. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 2004. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Television Hall of Fame 1989. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1984. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6376 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6376 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Petula Clark

Real/Birth Name:
Petula Sally Olwen Clark
Nickname(s):
Pet
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
86, 25 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Downtown, Don't Sleep in the Subway Darling, I Know a Place. CBE in 1998. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009.

Ray Charles

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Charles Robinson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Blues Brothers. Songs Hit the Road, Jack, Georgia on My Mind, I Got a Woman, Unchain My Heart, Born to Lose, Route 66. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Blues Hall of Fame 1982. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1993. Kennedy Center Honors 1986. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 2004. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1979. National Medal of Arts 1993. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6777 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 6 October 1981.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ray Stevens

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Ray Ragsdale
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Humorous songs. Song Ahab the Arab. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1980. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1980. Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame 2001. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2012.

Ricky Nelson

Real/Birth Name:
Eric Hilliard Nelson
Also Known As:
Rick Nelson
Nickname(s):
Rick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than David Nelson by 3 years.
father of
son of
ex-husband of
Older than Kristin Harmon by 5 years.
father of
son of
father of
by adoption uncle of
father of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Band Ricky Nelson Band. Died in a plane crash. He owned an old DC-3. Songs Lonesome Town, Poor Little Fool, Hello Mary Lou, Young World, Be-Bop Baby. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1996. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1515 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 17 September 1975.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 100 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 27 March 1994.

Rod Stewart

Real/Birth Name:
Roderick David Stewart
Also Known As:
Sir Roderick
Nickname(s):
Rod the Mod
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73, 31 days before his 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Alana Stewart by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Songs Have I Told You Lately, Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?. Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen's 2007 New Year Honors list. Knighted by Prince William October 2016. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1994. UK Music Hall of Fame 2006. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 11 October 2005.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Roger Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Weertz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pianist. Songs Autumn Leaves, Near You, Till, The Impossible Dream, Yellow Bird, Maria. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1533 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
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Ronnie Milsap

Real/Birth Name:
Ronnie Lee Milsap
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Blind. Grammy and CMA awards. Album Out Where the Bright Lights Are Glowing. Music City Walk of Fame 2006. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1990. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2002. Country Music Hall of Fame 2014. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2012.

Roy Orbison

Real/Birth Name:
Roy Kelton Orbison
Also Known As:
Lefty Wilbury
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Only the Lonely, Blue Angel, It's Over, Oh Pretty Woman. Group The Traveling Wilburys. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. Music City Walk of Fame 2006. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1989. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1987. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. West Texas Walk of Fame 1989. Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2014. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2017. The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of The Traveling Wilburys.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 29 January 2010.
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Sam Cooke

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Cook
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shot to death - shooter never charged. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1987. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7051 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 1 February 1994.
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Sammy Davis Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
Sammy Davis Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Altovise Davis, until he died.
Older than Altovise Davis by 17 years.
ex-husband of
Older than May Britt by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Ocean's Eleven (1960), Robin and the Seven Hoods. Songs What Kind of Fool Am I?, I've Gotta Be Me. TV show One Life to Live. Member the Rat Pack. Lost his left eye in a traffic accident. Converted to Judaism. Broadway musical Golden Boy, winning a Tony Award. Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame 1987. Kennedy Center Honors 1987. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2008. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6254 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Las Vegas Walk of Stars: A star at Riviera Hotel (removed); ceremony: 15 February 2007.

Sonny James

Real/Birth Name:
James Loden
Nickname(s):
The Southern Gentleman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Young Love. Country Music Hall of Fame 2006. Alabama Music Hall of Fame 1987. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Grand Ole Opry. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6630 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Stevie Wonder

Real/Birth Name:
Stevland Hardaway Judkins
Also Known As:
Little Stevie Wonder
Stevland Hardaway Morris
Steveland Judkins Hardaway
Eivets Rednow
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Birth name Stevland Judkins - changed several times. Blind singer and pianist. Movie Muscle Beach Party. Songs For Once in My Life, You Are the Sunshine of My Life, I Just Called to Say I Love You. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1989. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1983. Michigan Walk of Fame 2006. Kennedy Center Honors 1999. Guitar Center RockWalk 1985. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song 2009. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2006. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2014. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2001. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7050 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 1 February 1994.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Tennessee Ernie Ford

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Jennings Ford
Nickname(s):
The Ol' Pea-Picker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Sixteen Tons. TV show I Love Lucy. Country Music Hall of Fame 1990. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1984. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 1994. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6922 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6311 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Teresa Brewer

Real/Birth Name:
Theresa Breuer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Till I Waltz Again with You, Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall, Music! Music! Music!. Movie Those Redheads from Seattle. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
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Tom Jones

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas John Woodward
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs It's Not Unusual, She's a Lady, What's New Pussycat. OBE in the 1999 New Year Honours list. Knighted New Year Honours List December 31, 2005. Gaming Hall of Fame 2003. Theater Hall of Fame. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. London Avenue of Stars. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 29 June 1987.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Tony Bennett

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Dominick Benedetto
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song I Left My Heart in San Francisco. Album Duets: An American Classic. A respected painter. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1997. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Kennedy Center Honors 2005. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2011. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2007. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Van Morrison

Real/Birth Name:
George Ivan Morrison
Also Known As:
Sir Van Morrison
Nickname(s):
Van the Man
The Belfast Cowboy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Astral Weeks. Appointed OBE, June 1996. Knighted February 2016 in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. His song Days Like This became the official anthem for the Northern Irish peace movement. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993. Irish Music Hall of Fame 1999. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2003. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2014.

Willie Nelson

Real/Birth Name:
Willie Hugh Nelson
Nickname(s):
Red-Headed Stranger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Composed songs Crazy, Hello Walls. Songs Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain, Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys, Always on My Mind. Member of group The Highwaymen. Movies Stagecoach, Wag the Dog, Electric Horseman, Barbarossa, The Dukes of Hazzard. Once a disc jockey for Vancouver (Washington) station KVAN and in Fort Worth, Texas. Developed a bio-diesel business. Originated Farm Aid concerts in 1985. Kennedy Center Honors 1998. Country Music Hall of Fame 1993. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2001. Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 1998. Texas Film Hall of Fame 2002. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1973. National Agricultural Hall of Fame 2011. Austin City Limits Hall of Fame 2014. Texas Heritage Songwriters' Hall of Fame 2009. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Texas Trail of Fame 2012.
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