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26 Persons in the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame:

Andy Griffith

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Samuel Griffith
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Andy Griffith Show, Matlock. Movie A Face in the Crowd. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1999. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2010. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2005. Television Hall of Fame 1991. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6418 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ben E. King

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Earl Nelson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Drifters. Songs Stand by Me, Save the Last Dance for Me, This Magic Moment, Spanish Harlem, There Goes My Baby. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Drifters.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a member of The Drifters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2000 as a member of The Drifters.

Charlie Daniels

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Edward Daniels
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Vocalist, fiddler, guitarist. Songs The Devil Went Down to Georgia, In America. Music City Walk of Fame 2009. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 1999. Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2009. Country Music Hall of Fame 2016.

Clyde McPhatter

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Clyde Lensley McPhatter
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Formed group The Drifters. Album The Forgotten Angel. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. The Global Doo Wop Coalition Music Hall of Fame 2014. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Drifters.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a member of The Drifters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2000 as a member of The Drifters.

Doc Watson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arthel Lane Watson
Nickname(s):
Doc
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:

Perfected "flatpicking." Also played folk music. Blind by age 1. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2010. International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 2000. National Medal of Arts 1997. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Don Gibson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Donald Eugene Gibson
Nickname(s):
The Sad Poet
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Wrote songs I Can't Stop Loving You, Oh Lonesome Me, Sweet Dreams, Blue Blue Day. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2010. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1973. Country Music Hall of Fame 2001.

Donna Fargo

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Yvonne Vaughan
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22

Brief Facts:

Grammy winner. Songs Happiest Girl in the Whole U.S.A., I Do Feel Good. NACMAI Hall of Fame 1998. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2010.

Earl Scruggs

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Earl Eugene Scruggs
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Foggy Mountain Breakdown, The Ballad of Jed Clampett with Lester Flatt in duo Flatt & Scruggs. Invented the three-finger roll on the banjo. Joined the group Blue Grass Boys. International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 1991. Country Music Hall of Fame 1985. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009. National Medal of Arts 1992. Grand Ole Opry. American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame 2014. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of Flatt & Scruggs.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 13 February 2003.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

George Clinton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Clinton
Birth Date:
Age today:
76, 32 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founer and member of Parliament-Funkadelic aka group P-Funk. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009. Guitar Center RockWalk 1996 as a member of Parliament-Funkadelic.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a member of Parliament-Funkadelic.

George Hamilton IV

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Hege Hamilton IV
Birth Date:
Age today:
80, 29 days before his 81st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Not related to actor George Hamilton. Songs Abilene, She's a Little Bit Country. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2010. Rockabilly Hall of Fame.

James Taylor

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Vernon Taylor
Nickname(s):
JT
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.

John Coltrane

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John William Coltrane
Nickname(s):
Trane
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz saxophonist. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1980. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1987. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1980. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2004.

Johnny Grant

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Grant Jr.
Also Known As:
John Grant
Nickname(s):
Honorary Mayor of Hollywood
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Officiated over the unveilings of stars. Producer/chairman of the Hollywood Christmas Parade. Entertainer of troops for USO. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 9 May 1980.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Kate Smith

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Kathryn Elizabeth Smith
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Alto. Songs God Bless America, Dream a Little Dream of Me, The Woodpecker Song, Now Is the Hour, When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1982. National Radio Hall of Fame 1999. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1981. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6157 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6145 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Kay Kyser

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James King Kern Kyser
Nickname(s):
The Ol' Perfessor
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band The Kay Kyser Band in the 1930s. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 1999. National Radio Hall of Fame 1990. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Max Roach

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Maxwell Lemuel Roach
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz drummer, known for defining the style of drumming in jazz. Awarded a MacArthur Fellowship. International Percussive Art Society's Hall of Fame. Grammy Hall of Fame. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1980. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1991. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2005.

Mike Curb

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Curb
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Republican. Lieutenant Governor of California from 1979 to 1983. President of MGM Records and Verve Records. Composed or supervised over 50 motion picture soundtracks and over 400 songs including All for the Love of Sunshine, It Was a Good Time. U.S. Business Hall of Fame 2001. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2003. Music City Walk of Fame 2009. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009. West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame 2006. Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2014. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 2016. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 29 June 2007.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Nina Simone

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Eunice Kathleen Waymon
Also Known As:
Dr. Nina Simone
Nickname(s):
The High Priestess of Soul
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Unusually low vocal range. Civil rights activist. Songs My Baby Just Cares for Me, I Put a Spell on You, Four Women, I Loves You Porgy, Feeling Good, Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood, Sinnerman, To Be Young, Gifted and Black, Ain't Got No/I Got Life, I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1994. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 2002. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015.

Randy Travis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Randy Bruce Traywick
Also Known As:
Randy Ray
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums Always and Forever, Heroes and Friends. Songs Forever and Ever, Amen, Point of Light. TV series Touched by an Angel. Suffered a stroke in 2013, unable to speak or sing. Grand Ole Opry. Music City Walk of Fame 2008. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009. Movie The Rainmaker. Country Music Hall of Fame 2016. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 29 September 2004.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Rick Dees

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rigdon Osmond Dees III
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Meatballs, Disco Duck (Part One). Radio program The Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 Countdown. National Radio Hall of Fame 1999. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2013. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2007. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to radio; ceremony: 17 September 1984.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Roberta Flack

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Roberta Cleopatra Flack
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, Killing Me Softly with His Song, Feel Like Makin' Love, Where Is the Love, The Closer I Get to You. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2014.

Ronnie Milsap

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ronnie Lee Milsap
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.

Shirley Caesar

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Shirley Ann Caesar
Also Known As:
Shirley Ann Caesar-Williams
Pastor Shirley Caesar
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Gospel singer and songwriter. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2000. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2010. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6126 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 28 June 2016.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Stonewall Jackson (musician)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Stonewall Jackson
Also Known As:
Wade Jackson
David Waymond Jackson
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Named for the Confederate soldier,. Songs Waterloo, B.J. the D.J., Me and You and a Dog Named Boo. NACMAI Hall of Fame 2005. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2012. Grand Ole Opry. Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame 2003.

Thelonious Monk

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thelonious Sphere Monk
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

first cousin once removed of

Brief Facts:

DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1963. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1980. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2004. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7055 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 24 July 1989.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Tori Amos

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Myra Ellen Amos
Also Known As:
Ellen Amos
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Scarlet's Walk. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2012.
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