American musicians born in 1932

Here are 50 famous musicians from United States of America were born in 1932:

Carl Perkins

Carl Perkins (April 9, 1932 Tiptonville-January 19, 1998 Jackson) a.k.a. Perkins, Carl, Carl Lee Perkins or the King of Rockabilly was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and musician. He had four children, Debbie Perkins, Stan Perkins, Greg Perkins and Steve Perkins.

His albums include Blue Suede Shoes / Honey, Don't!, Original Sun Greatest Hits, Best of Sun Years, Best Of, Carl Perkins Gold, Live at Gilley's, Go Cat Go!, Carl Perkins Live! (Silver Eagle Cross Country Music Show Presents), The Classic Carl Perkins and Carl Perkins: The Complete Sun Singles. Genres related to him: Rockabilly, Rock music, Country and Rock and roll.

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Tiny Tim

Tiny Tim (April 12, 1932 Manhattan-November 30, 1996 Hennepin County) also known as Herbert Khaury, Herbert Buckingham Khaury or Tiny Tim (musician)m was an American archivist, singer, musician and actor. He had one child, Tulip Victoria.

His albums: I Love Me, God Bless Tiny Tim, Girl, Live in Chicago, Songs of an Impotent Troubadour, Tiny Tim's Christmas Album, With Love and Kisses From Tiny Tim: Concert in Fairyland, Tiny Tim Live! At the Royal Albert Hall, Tiny Tim's Second Album and Tiny Tim Rock. Genres: Pop music, Outsider music, Comedy rock, Traditional pop music, Folk rock, Psychedelic rock and Americana.

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Clyde McPhatter

Clyde McPhatter (November 15, 1932 Durham-June 13, 1972 Teaneck) otherwise known as Clyde Lensley McPhatter or McPhatter, Clyde was an American singer. He had one child, Ronnie McPhatter.

Discography: Welcome Home, Deep Sea Ball: The Best of Clyde McPhatter, Clyde McPhatter, The Forgotten Angel, Little Bitty Pretty One, A Lover's Question / I Can't Stand Up Alone, Clyde McPhatter & The Drifters, Money Honey / The Way I Feel, Honey Love / Warm Your Heart and Clyde McPhatter With Billy Ward and His Dominoes. Genres: Popular music, Rhythm and blues and Soul music.

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Loretta Lynn

Loretta Lynn (April 14, 1932 Butcher Hollow-) also known as Lorettal Lynn, Loretta Webb, The Coal Miner's Daughter, Country Music's First Girl Singer, The First Lady of Country Music, The Decca Doll or The Queen of Country Music is an American songwriter, singer, author, actor and singer-songwriter. She has six children, Betty Sue Lynn, Cissy Lynn, Patsy Lynn, Peggy Lynn, Jack Benny Lynn and Ernest Ray Lynn.

Her albums include Coal Miner's Daughter, Blue Eyed Kentucky Girl, The Concert Collection, Van Lear Rose, 20 Greatest Hits, 20th Century Masters: The Christmas Collection: The Best of Loretta Lynn, All Time Greatest Hits, Coal Miner's Daughter, Greatest Hits Volume II and Honky Tonk Girl: The Loretta Lynn Collection. Genres she performed: Country, Gospel music, Alternative country and Honky-tonk.

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Donald Byrd

Donald Byrd (December 9, 1932 Detroit-February 4, 2013 Dover) also known as Donald Byed, Byrd, Donald or Donald Bird was an American trumpeter and musician.

His discography includes: Thank You ... For F.U.M.L (Funking Up My Life), And 125th Street, N.Y.C., Byrdhouse, Blue Breakbeats, Early Bird: the Best of the Jazz Soul Years, Getting Down To Business, The Best of Donald Byrd, Donald Byrd, Fancy Free and Mustang!. Genres he performed include Kozmigroov, Funk, Jazz, Rhythm and blues, Hard bop, Soul music and Bebop.

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Pauline Oliveros

Pauline Oliveros (May 30, 1932 Houston-) also known as Oliveros, Pauline is an American composer and accordionist.

Her albums: Alien Bog / Beautiful Soop, Ghostdance, Primordial Lift, A Little Noise in the System, Crone Music, Electronic Works, Four Electronic Pieces 1959-1966, No Mo, Tara's Room and The Wanderer.

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Bob Cranshaw

Bob Cranshaw (December 10, 1932 Evanston-) a.k.a. Cranshaw, Bob is an American musician and bassist.

Genres he performed include Jazz.

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Walter Davis, Jr.

Walter Davis, Jr. (September 2, 1932 Richmond-June 2, 1990 New York City) was an American jazz pianist and musician.

His discography includes: Davis Cup, Illumination and In Walked Thelonious. Genres he performed: Bebop and Hard bop.

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Anna Moffo

Anna Moffo (June 27, 1932 Wayne-March 9, 2006 New York City) also known as Moffo, Anna was an American actor, television presenter and opera singer.

Her albums include Madama Butterfly - Disc 2, Rome Opera House 1957, Arias from Faust, La bohème, Dinorah, Carmen, Semiramide, Turandot, Lakmcé, The Dream Duet, The Great Moments from Die Fledermaus, , La Traviata, One Night of Love, A Verdi Collaboration, and Anna Moffo - Mozart Arias. Genres she performed include Opera and Show tune.

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Alan Shorter

Alan Shorter (May 29, 1932 Newark-March 1, 1987 Los Angeles) otherwise known as Shorter, Alan or Doc Strange was an American musician.

His albums include Tes Esat and Orgasm.

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Arif Mardin

Arif Mardin (March 15, 1932 Istanbul-June 25, 2006 New York City) a.k.a. Afrid Mardin or Mardin, Arif was an American music producer. His children are called Joe Mardin and Nazan Joffre Mardin.

His discography includes: All My Friends Are Here and Journey.

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Leroy Jenkins

Leroy Jenkins (March 11, 1932 Chicago-February 24, 2007 New York City) a.k.a. Jenkins, Leroy was an American violist, composer and jazz violinist.

His discography includes: Lifelong Ambitions, The Legend of Ai Glatson, Mixed Quintet and . Genres he performed include Free jazz.

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Donna Douglas

Donna Douglas (September 1, 1932 Pride-January 1, 2015) also known as Dorothy Smith, donna_douglas, Dora Smith, Donna Douglass or Doris Smith was an American singer and actor. Her child is called Danny P. Bourgeois.

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Grady Tate

Grady Tate (January 14, 1932 Durham-) also known as Gradey Tate or Tate, Grady is an American musician.

Discography: TNT, All Love, The Bob Thiele Collective: Louis Satchmo, Hear, O Israel - A Prayer Ceremony in Jazz and . Genres he performed include Hard bop, Bebop and Jazz.

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Slide Hampton

Slide Hampton (April 21, 1932 Jeannette-) also known as Hampton, Slide or Locksley Wellington Hampton is an American musician, composer, bandleader, trombonist, teacher and music arranger.

His albums include Jazz in Paris Collector's Edition: Exodus, Jazz With a Twist / Explosion! The Sound of Slide Hampton, World of Trombones, Americans Swinging in Paris, Mellow-Dy, Spirit of the Horn, A Day in Copenhagen and Jazz Matinee. Genres he performed include Jazz and Hard bop.

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Faron Young

Faron Young (February 25, 1932 Shreveport-December 10, 1996 Nashville) also known as Young Faron, Faronyoung, Farron Young, Young, Faron, The Singing Sheriff, The Young Sheriff or The Hillbilly Heartthrob was an American singer, singer-songwriter and actor. His child is Robyn.

Discography: Faron Young Aims at the West, Pen and Paper, Leavin' and Sayin' Gooodbye, Country Christmas, The Classic Years 1952-1962, Walk Tall: The Mercury Hit Singles 1963-75, 20 Best Hits, 20 Greatest Hits, Essential Faron Young and Golden Hits: American Essentials. Genres: Country.

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Jerome Lowenthal

Jerome Lowenthal (February 11, 1932 Philadelphia-) is an American pianist.

His discography includes: Winging It: Piano Music of John Corigliano and Années de pèlerinage (complete) / Christmas Tree Suite Books II & III.

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Tommy Makem

Tommy Makem (November 4, 1932 Keady-August 1, 2007 Dover) otherwise known as Makem, Tommy or T. Makem was an American singer, artist, poet, musician and music artist.

His albums include An Evening With Tommy Makem, From the Archives, Live at the Irish Pavilion, Lonesome Waters, Rolling Home, The Song Tradition, The Tommy Makem Songbag, Tommy Makem's Christmas, Tommy Makem Sings Tommy Makem and The Legendary Tommy Makem Collection. Genres: Folk music of Ireland and Folk music.

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Bob McGrath

Bob McGrath (June 13, 1932 Ottawa-) also known as Robert Emmet McGrath, McGrath, Bob, Bobby or Robert Emmet "Bob" McGrath is an American actor, writer, musician and singer.

His albums: Bob's Favorite Street Songs, Sing Me A Story, Sing Along With BOB #1 and Songs + Games For Toddlers.

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Dottie West

Dottie West (October 11, 1932 McMinnville-September 4, 1991 Nashville) also known as Dorothy Marie Marsh or West, Dottie was an American singer, songwriter, singer-songwriter and actor. She had one child, Shelly West.

Her albums: The Essential Dottie West, Country and West, Dottie Sings Eddy, Wild West, Are You Happy Baby: The Collection, Classics, Every Time Two Fools Collide, Dottie West: Greatest Hits, Suffer Time and High Times. Her related genres: Nashville sound, Country pop and Country.

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Bob Moore

Bob Moore (November 30, 1932 Nashville-) a.k.a. Moore, Bob is an American bassist, session musician and conductor. He has one child, R. Stevie Moore.

His albums: Mexico.

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Johnny Adams

Johnny Adams (January 5, 1932 New Orleans-September 14, 1998 Baton Rouge) a.k.a. Adams, Johnny was an American singer.

His albums: Room With a View of the Blues, Christmas in New Orleans With Johnny Adams, I Won't Cry, The Immortal Soul of Johnny Adams, After Dark, From the Heart, Good Morning Heartache, Johnny Adams Sings Doc Pomus: The Real Me, Man of My Word and One Foot in the Blues. His related genres: Rhythm and blues, Jazz, Soul music and Gospel music.

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Alvin Batiste

Alvin Batiste (November 7, 1932 New Orleans-May 6, 2007 New Orleans) was an American clarinetist.

Related albums: Bayou Magic, Late and Southern Bells. Genres: Jazz.

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Oliver Nelson

Oliver Nelson (June 4, 1932 St. Louis-October 28, 1975 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Oliver Edward Nelson or Nelson, Oliver was an American film score composer and composer. He had two children, Oliver Nelson Jr. and Nyles Nelson.

Discography: Screamin' the Blues, Verve Jazz Masters 48, Live From Los Angeles, Afro, Main Stem, More Blues and the Abstract Truth, The Blues and the Abstract Blues, Skull Session, Oliver Nelson Plays Michelle and Afro/American Sketches. Genres he performed include Jazz, Post-bop, Bebop, Jazz fusion and Hard bop.

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O. C. Smith

O. C. Smith (June 21, 1932 Mansfield-November 23, 2001) a.k.a. O.C. Smith, Smith, O.C., Ocie Lee Smith, D.C. Smith or Ocie Smith was an American singer.

His albums: Best Of, The Son of Hickory Holler's Tramp, Hickory Holler Revisited and . Genres he performed: Soul music, Rhythm and blues, Pop music and Jazz.

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Ron Miller

Ron Miller (October 5, 1932 Chicago-July 23, 2007 Santa Monica) also known as Miller, Ron was an American songwriter. He had one child, Lisa Dawn Miller.

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Bob Florence

Bob Florence (May 20, 1932 Los Angeles-May 15, 2008 Los Angeles) also known as Robert Florence was an American jazz pianist, pianist and music arranger.

His albums: Serendipity 18, Quietly There: Music of Johnny Mandel, , State of the Art and Westlake. Genres related to him: Jazz.

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Eddie Higgins

Eddie Higgins (February 21, 1932 Cambridge-August 31, 2009 Fort Lauderdale) a.k.a. Higgins, Eddie was an American jazz pianist.

Related albums: It's Magic and Winter Moon. Genres he performed include Bebop and Trad jazz.

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Roland Hanna

Roland Hanna (February 10, 1932 Detroit-November 13, 2002 Hackensack) otherwise known as "Sir" Roland Hanna or Hanna, "Sir" Roland was an American jazz pianist and composer.

His albums include Maybeck Recital Hall Series, Volume Thirty-Two, Solo Piano, The New Heritage Keyboard Quartet, Off Broadway (Extended), Child of Gemini, 3 for All and . Genres he performed: Avant-garde, Jazz and Jazz fusion.

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Neil Levang

Neil Levang (January 3, 1932 Adams-January 26, 2015 Canyon Country) was an American musician.

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Roy Nichols

Roy Nichols (October 21, 1932 Chandler-July 3, 2001 Bakersfield) was an American songwriter, musician and guitarist.

His related genres: Jazz, Country and Western swing.

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Henry Lewis

Henry Lewis (October 16, 1932 Los Angeles-January 26, 1996 New York City) was an American conductor and musician. He had one child, Angela Lewis.

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Don Preston

Don Preston (September 21, 1932 Flint-) also known as Preston, Don, Donald Ward Preston, Don W. Preston, Dom DeWilde or Biff Debrie is an American keyboard player, session musician and composer.

His discography includes: Transformation and Vile Foam Ectoplasm. Genres related to him: Jazz, Rock music and Jazz fusion.

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Willis Jackson

Willis Jackson (April 25, 1932 Miami-October 25, 1987 New York City) a.k.a. Willis 'Gator' Jackson was an American saxophonist and musician.

His most well known albums: Bar Wars, Johnny "Hammond" Cooks With Gator Tail, Ya Understand Me? (feat. Groove Holmes), Willis...With Pat, Smokin' With Willis, The Gator Horn, Willis Jackson Recording Session, In the Alley, Together Again! and Thunderbird.

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Reri Grist

Reri Grist (February 29, 1932 New York City-) is an American singer.

Her albums include , Don Giovanni (Orchester des Nationaltheaters Prag feat. conductor Karl Böhm), and Symphony No. 4 in G Major (New York Philharmonic feat. conductor: Leonard Bernstein).

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Pete Drake

Pete Drake (October 8, 1932 Augusta-July 29, 1988 Nashville) was an American record producer, guitarist, musician, songwriter and actor.

His related genres: Country.

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Dick Curless

Dick Curless (March 17, 1932 Fort Fairfield-May 25, 1995) also known as Curless, Dick was an American singer and singer-songwriter.

Discography: Hard, Hard Traveling Man, The Drag 'Em Off the Interstate Sock It to 'Em Hits Of, A Tombstone Every Mile / Heart Talk, Six Times a Day (The Trains Came Down) / Down by the Old River, Travelin' Through and Tombstone Every Mile. Genres he performed include Country.

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Richard "Pistol" Allen

Richard "Pistol" Allen (August 13, 1932 Memphis-June 30, 2002 Detroit) otherwise known as Howard Richard Allen was an American musician and drummer.

His related genres: Soul music.

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Eddie "Bongo" Brown

Eddie "Bongo" Brown (September 13, 1932 Memphis-December 28, 1984 Los Angeles) was an American musician.

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Kaye Stevens

Kaye Stevens (July 21, 1932 Pittsburgh-December 28, 2011 The Villages) also known as Catherine Stevens or Catherine Louise Stephens was an American singer and actor.

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Rex Nelon

Rex Nelon (January 19, 1932-January 24, 2000 Belfast) was an American , .

Genres: Southern gospel.

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Ivan Davis

Ivan Davis (February 4, 1932 United States of America-) also known as Davis, Ivan is an American pianist.

His albums include Piano Music of Louis Moreau Gottschalk.

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John Williams

John Williams (February 8, 1932 Floral Park-) also known as John Towner Williams, John T. Williams Jr., Johnny Williams, John Williams Jr., John T. Williams, Pops, John Towner Williams, Jr. or Little Johnny Love is an American composer, pianist, conductor and film score composer. He has three children, Joseph Williams, Mark Towner Williams and Jennifer Williams.

His albums include The Reivers, Jane Eyre, Earthquake, The Eiger Sanction, The Missouri Breaks, Theme from "Close Encounters of the Third Kind", 1941, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, The Star Wars Trilogy: Star Wars / The Empire Strikes Back / Return of the Jedi and The River. His related genres: Film score, Jazz, Classical music, Romance and Contemporary classical music.

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Melvin Van Peebles

Melvin Van Peebles (August 21, 1932 Chicago-) otherwise known as Brer Soul, Melvin Block Van Peebles, Melvin Van Peebles wid Laxative, Block, Melvin Peebles or Melvin "Block" Van Peebles is an American actor, film director, screenwriter, film producer, film score composer, novelist, playwright, composer, film editor, television director and singer-songwriter. He has three children, Mario Van Peebles, Megan Van Peebles and Max Van Peebles.

His albums include Don't Play Us Cheap, What the.... You Mean I Can't Sing?!, Ghetto Gothic, Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (An Opera), As Serious as a Heart-Attack, Watermelon Man, Br'er Soul, Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death (original Broadway Cast) and The Melvin Van Peebles Collection.

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Stonewall Jackson

Stonewall Jackson (November 6, 1932 Tabor City-) a.k.a. Jackson, Stonewall is an American singer and musician.

Related albums: The Great Old Songs, A Tribute to Hank Williams, American Originals, 19 Great Country Songs, The Dynamic Stonewall Jackson, Waterloo, Stonewall Jackson, Waterloo / Smoke Along the Track, Best Of and Original Greatest Hits. Genres he performed: Country.

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Louisiana Red

Louisiana Red (March 23, 1932 Bessemer-February 25, 2012 Hanover) also known as Lousiana Red or Iverson Minter was an American musician, singer-songwriter, singer and actor.

His albums include A Different Shade of Red, Driftin', Midnight Rambler, Millennium Blues, The Blues Collection 81: Pretty Woman, The Rising Sun Collection, Dead Stray Dog, Walked All Night Long, Blues for Ida B and Shugar Hips. Genres he performed include Blues.

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Keely Smith

Keely Smith (March 9, 1932 Norfolk-) also known as Dorothy Jacqueline Keely, Smith, Keely or Keeley Smith is an American singer. She has two children, Toni Prima and Luanne Prima.

Her discography includes: Cherokeely Swings, What Kind of Fool Am I?, Dearly Beloved, Keely Sings Sinatra, Keely Swings Basie Style... With Strings, Politely! & Swingin' Pretty, Swing You Lovers, Swing, Swing, Swing, Vegas '58: Today and Be My Love. Genres she performed include Jazz and Pop music.

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Charlie Rich

Charlie Rich (December 14, 1932 Colt-July 25, 1995 Hammond) also known as Charley Rich, Silver Fox, Charles Rich, Charles Allan Rich or The Silver Fox was an American singer, singer-songwriter, pianist, soldier and musician. He had four children, Allan Rich, Jack Rich, Rene Rich and Laurie Rich.

Discography: The Masters, The Very Best of Charlie Rich, Behind Closed Doors, 16 Biggest Hits, All-Time Greatest Hits, Charlie Rich Sings the Songs of Hank Williams, Feel Like Going Home: The Essential Charlie Rich, Greatest Hits, Pictures and Paintings and Set Me Free. Genres he performed: Jazz, Gospel music, Nashville sound, Rockabilly, Pop music, Blues, Country, Country pop, Northern soul and Blue-eyed soul.

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Dorothy Ashby

Dorothy Ashby (August 6, 1932 Detroit-April 13, 1986 Santa Monica) a.k.a. Ashby, Dorothy was an American musician.

Her albums include Afro-Harping, In a Minor Groove, Dorothy's Harp, Hip Harp, The Jazz Harpist, The Rubaiyat of Dorothy Ashby, The Fantastic Jazz Harp of Dorothy Ashby, Dorothy Ashby and Soft Winds. Genres she performed: Jazz.

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Mark Murphy

Mark Murphy (March 14, 1932 Syracuse-) otherwise known as Murphy, Mark is an American singer.

Discography: What a Way to Go, Memories of You: Remembering Joe Williams, Timeless, Once to Every Heart, Another Vision, Bop for Kerouac, Midnight Mood, Some Time Ago, Song for the Geese and Stolen Moments. Genres: Jazz.

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