American musicians born in 1938

Here are 50 famous musicians from United States of America were born in 1938:

Freddie Hubbard

Freddie Hubbard (April 7, 1938 Indianapolis-December 29, 2008 Sherman Oaks) a.k.a. Freddy Hubbard, Fredrick Dewayne Hubbard, Hubbard, Freddie or Freddie Hubbard and Friends was an American musician, bandleader, trumpeter and composer.

Related albums: Topsy, This Is Jazz, Priceless Jazz, Breaking Point, First Light, Hub-Tones, Keep Your Soul Together, Live From Concerts by the Sea, Open Sesame and Polar AC. His related genres: Jazz, Hard bop, Bebop and Post-bop.

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Stella Stevens

Stella Stevens (October 1, 1938 Yazoo City-) otherwise known as Estelle Caro Eggleston is an American actor, film director and model. She has one child, Andrew Stevens.

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Ishmael Reed

Ishmael Reed (February 22, 1938 Chattanooga-) also known as Ismael Scott Reed or Ishmael Scott Reed is an American writer, novelist, poet, author, essayist, playwright, teacher and editor.

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Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers (August 21, 1938 Houston-) also known as Kenny Rodgers, Kenneth Donald Rogers, Rogers, Kenny, Kenneth Donald "Kenny" Rogers, Kenny Rogers & The First Edition, Kenny Rogers and The First Edition, The First Edition or Kenneth Ray Rogers is an American record producer, singer-songwriter, actor, musician, artist, photographer, entrepreneur, author, visual artist and music artist. He has five children, Justin Charles Rogers, Jordan Edward Rogers, Carole Rogers, Kenny Rogers Jr. and Christopher Cody Rogers.

His discography includes: Kenny Rogers, Lady, Kenny Rogers Greatest Country Hits, Legends: Volume 2, A Decade of Hits, For the Good Times, Love Collection, Always & Forever, Greatest Country Hits, Volume 3 and 42 Ultimate Hits. His related genres: Country pop, Country, Pop music, Rock music, Jazz, Adult contemporary music and Soft rock.

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Wolfman Jack

Wolfman Jack (January 21, 1938 Brooklyn-July 1, 1995 Belvedere) also known as Robert Weston Smith or Reverend Jack was an American radio personality, presenter, disc jockey and actor. He had two children, Joy Rene Smith and Tod Weston Smith.

Discography: Now!.

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Natalie Wood

Natalie Wood (July 20, 1938 San Francisco-November 29, 1981 Santa Catalina Island) also known as Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko, Natasha Gurdin, Natalie, Natalia, Natasha, Natalie Wood Wagner, Natalia Zacharenko, Наталья Николаевна Захаренко or Natalia Nikolaevna Zacharenko was an American actor and singer. Her children are called Natasha Gregson Wagner and Courtney Brooke Wagner.

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Jean Seberg

Jean Seberg (November 13, 1938 Marshalltown-August 30, 1979 Paris) also known as Jean Dorothy Seberg was an American actor. She had two children, Alexandre Diego Gary and Nina Hart Gary.

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Etta James

Etta James (January 25, 1938 Los Angeles-January 20, 2012 Riverside) also known as Jamesetta Hawkins, Eita James, Miss Peaches or The Matriarch of R&B was an American musician, singer-songwriter and singer. She had two children, Sametto James and Donto James.

Her albums: Tell Mama, The Essential Etta James, The Genuine Article: The Best of Etta James, 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Etta James, Burnin' Down the House, Hickory Dickory Dock, How Strong Is a Woman: The Island Sessions, I'd Rather Go Blind, Live From San Francisco and Love Songs. Genres she performed: Jazz, Blues, Soul music, Rhythm and blues, Rock music, Gospel music and Rock and roll.

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Connie Francis

Connie Francis (December 12, 1938 Newark-) also known as Conni Francis, Conny Francis, Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero, Concetta Rosemarie Franconero, connie_francis, Francis, Connie, Queenie, The Queen of Song, Concetta Franconero or Connie Franconero is an American singer and actor.

Her discography includes: 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Connie Francis, Among My Souvenirs (The Best of) (disc 3), An American Treasure, Volume 1, An American Treasure, Volume 2, Award Winning Motion Picture Hits, Christmas Cheer, 20 All Time Greats, 24 Greatest Hits, 36 All-Time Greatest Hits, Volume 1 and The Return Concert: Live at Trump's Castle. Genres: Traditional pop music, Rock music, Rock and roll, Country, Vocal jazz, Schlager music and Country pop.

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Bill Withers

Bill Withers (July 4, 1938 Slab Fork-) a.k.a. Bill Whiters, Bill Whinters, Bill Whithers, William Harrison Withers Jr. or William Harrison Withers, Jr. is an American musician, singer-songwriter and record producer. His children are called Todd Withers and Kori Withers.

Discography: Just As I Am, Lovely Day, Lean On Me - The Best Of Bill Withers, Lovely Day: The Very Best of Bill Withers, Ain't No Sunshine, Ain't No Sunshine, Bill Withers' Greatest Hits, Just as I Am / Still Bill, Live at Carnegie Hall and Lovely Days. Genres: Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Pop music, Blues, Smooth soul and Funk.

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Peter Yarrow

Peter Yarrow (May 31, 1938 New York City-) also known as Yarrow, Peter, Peter or Peter Paul and Mary is an American singer, guitarist, record producer, singer-songwriter, musician, film producer, television producer, film score composer and songwriter. He has two children, Bethany Yarrow and Christopher Yarrow.

His discography includes: Peter. Genres he performed: Folk music.

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Joe Dassin

Joe Dassin (November 5, 1938 New York City-August 20, 1980 Papeete) also known as Joseph Dassin, Joseph Ira Dassin, Joseph Ira "Joe" Dassin or Jo Dassin was an American singer, songwriter and singer-songwriter. He had three children, Joshua Dassin, Jonathan Dassin and Julien Dassin.

His albums: L'Amérique, Si tu t'appelle mélancolie, Chante L'Amour, Le Meilleur: 52 Chansons, Volume 1, Le Meilleur: 52 Chansons, Volume 2, Le Meilleur: 52 Chansons, Volume 3, Éternel..., Éternel, Best of 2 and Compilation GOLD. Genres he performed: Chanson and French pop music.

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Tommy Chong

Tommy Chong (May 24, 1938 Edmonton-) also known as Thomas Chong B. Kin, Thomas B. Kin Chong, Thomas Chong, Chong or Tommy is an American musician, actor, screenwriter, comedian, film director and television producer. His children are Rae Dawn Chong, Precious Chong, Paris Chong, Robbi Chong, Gilbran Chong and Marcus Chong.

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Jerry West

Jerry West (May 28, 1938 Chelyan, West Virginia-) a.k.a. Jerry Alan West is an American basketball player and basketball coach. He has five children, David West, Mark West, Jonnie West, Ryan West and Michael West.

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Alvin Curran

Alvin Curran (December 13, 1938 Providence-) also known as Curran, Alvin is an American composer, professor, musician, film score composer and teacher.

His discography includes: Animal Behavior, Lost Marbles, Theme Park, Songs and Views of the Magnetic Garden, Canti Illuminati, Maritime Rites, Electric Rags II, Shofar Rags, and .

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Charles Wuorinen

Charles Wuorinen (June 9, 1938 New York City-) also known as Wuorinen, Charles or Charles Peter Wuorinen is an American composer.

His most recognized albums: Lepton (conductor: Charles Wuorinen), Works for Violin and Piano and Time's Encomium (For Synthesized & Processed Synthesized Sound).

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Ben E. King

Ben E. King (September 28, 1938 Henderson-) also known as King, Ben E., B.E. King, Ben E, King, Ben E.King, Ben E King, B. E. King, Ben. E. King, Benjamin Nelson, Benjamin Earl Nelson or Ben King is an American singer, record producer, songwriter and musician.

His albums include Stand by Me, Don't Play That Song!, Seven Letters, Best of Ben E King, Soulful Hits, Stand by Me: The Ben E. King Collection, Stand by Me, Stand by Me, Ultimate Collection and Spanish Harlem. Genres he performed: Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music and Doo-wop.

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Connie Stevens

Connie Stevens (August 8, 1938 Brooklyn-) also known as Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingolia, Concetta Anna Ingolia, Concetta Rosalie Anna Ingoglia, Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingoglia or Concetta Rosalie Anna Ingolia is an American entrepreneur, businessperson, singer, actor, screenwriter, film director and film producer. She has two children, Tricia Leigh Fisher and Joely Fisher.

Her discography includes: Best Of, As "Cricket" in the Warner Bros. Series "Hawaiian Eye" and The Complete Warner Bros. Singles. Genres she performed: Traditional pop music.

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William Bolcom

William Bolcom (May 26, 1938 Seattle-) also known as Bolcom, William, Bolcolm, William Eldin or William Elden Bolcolm is an American pianist, composer and author.

Related albums: New Music for Organ, Paul Jacobs Plays Blues, Ballads & Rags, Bolcom: Songs Of Innocence And Of Experience and Songs of Innocence and of Experience. Genres he performed include Opera.

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Joan Tower

Joan Tower (September 6, 1938 New Rochelle-) also known as Tower, Joan or Tower Joan is an American composer, pianist and conductor.

Her albums include Silver Ladders/Island Prelude/Music for Cello and Orchestra/Sequoia (St. Louis Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor Leonard Slatkin), Made in America / Tambor / Concerto for Orchestra (Nashville Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Leonard Slatkin) and Thirteen Ways.

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Maryanne Amacher

Maryanne Amacher (February 25, 1938 Kane-October 22, 2009 Rhinebeck) also known as Amacher, Maryanne was an American composer.

Her albums: Sound Characters (Making the Third Ear) and Sound Characters 2 (Making Sonic Spaces). Genres she performed include Experimental music.

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Charley Pride

Charley Pride (March 18, 1938 Sledge-) also known as Charly Pride, Charlie Pride, Pride, Charley, Charley Frank Pride, The Pride of Country Music or "Country" Charlie Pride is an American actor, composer, music artist, singer, businessperson, guitarist, musician, business owner and record producer.

His albums: The Country Way, Make Mine Country, Charley Pride's Tenth Album, Christmas in My Home Town, Just Plain Charley, To All My Wonderful Fans From Me to You, Did You Think to Pray?, I'm Just Me, A Sunshine Day With Charley Pride and After All This Time. Genres he performed include Country.

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Jonathan Tunick

Jonathan Tunick (April 19, 1938 New York City-) is an American orchestrator, composer, film score composer and music director.

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McCoy Tyner

McCoy Tyner (December 11, 1938 Philadelphia-) also known as Tyner Mcoy, Tyner McCoy, Tyner, McCoy, McCoy Turner or Alfred McCoy Tyner is an American musician, composer, jazz pianist, bandleader, pianist and actor.

His albums: Nights of Ballads and Blues, The Real McCoy, Echoes of a Friend, Live at the Musicans Exchange Cafe, Revelations, Things Ain't What They Used to Be, Soliloquy, McCoy Tyner Plays John Coltrane: Live at the Village Vanguard, Illuminations and Priceless Jazz Collection. Genres he performed include Afro-Cuban jazz, Hard bop, Modal jazz, Post-bop, Modern Creative, Bebop, Third stream and Mainstream jazz.

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Shirley Caesar

Shirley Caesar (October 13, 1938 Durham-) otherwise known as Shirley Ceasar, Caesar, Shirley, First Lady of gospel, Shirley Caesar and Friends, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Reverend Shirley Caesar, The Queen of Gospel Music, Baby Shirley, Shirley Ann Caesar-Williams or Shirley Ann Caesar is an American singer, actor, music artist, songwriter and pastor.

Her albums include Live in Chicago, Live, Old Apple Tree, You Can Make It, A City Called Heaven, He's Working It Out For You, Sailin', Christmas With Shirley Caesar, Put Your Hand in the Hand of the Man From Galilee and Rejoice. Genres: Gospel music.

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Elliott Gould

Elliott Gould (August 29, 1938 Brooklyn-) also known as Elliott Goldstein or Elliot Gould is an American actor, film producer and voice actor. He has two children, Jason Gould and Samuel Gould.

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Sherman Hemsley

Sherman Hemsley (February 1, 1938 Philadelphia-July 24, 2012 El Paso) otherwise known as Sherman Alexander Hemsley or Sherman was an American actor and voice actor.

His albums: Dance.

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Pete La Roca

Pete La Roca (April 7, 1938 Harlem-November 20, 2012 New York City) also known as Pete La Roca, Pete LaRoca, Pete LaRoca Sims or Pete Sims was an American musician and jazz drummer.

His discography includes: Basra and Turkish Women at the Bath.

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Ronny Cox

Ronny Cox (July 23, 1938 Cloudcroft-) also known as Daniel Ronald Cox or Daniel Ronald "Ronny" Cox is an American guitarist, actor, musician, singer-songwriter and voice actor.

His discography includes: Cowboy Savant, Ronny, Rad, and Karen, Ronny Cox At The Sebastiani Theatre, Acoustic Eclectricity, How I Love Them Old Songs, Ronny Cox, Songs...with Repercussions and Ronny Cox: Live. Genres he performed: Folk music and Country.

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John Harbison

John Harbison (December 20, 1938 Orange-) also known as John Harris Harbison or Harbison, John is an American composer, conductor and professor.

His albums include American Contemporaries and Symphonies, etc. (San Francisco Symphony feat. conductor: Herbert Blomstedt, oboe: William Bennett). Genres he performed include Opera.

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David Canary

David Canary (August 25, 1938 Elwood-) also known as David Hoyt Canary is an American actor. He has three children, Katy Canary, Christopher Canary and Lisa Canary.

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Jimmy Carl Black

Jimmy Carl Black (February 1, 1938 El Paso-November 1, 2008 Siegsdorf) also known as Black, Jimmy Carl was an American drummer, songwriter, musician and record producer.

His most recognized albums: Locked in a Dutch Coffeeshop and Pachuco Cadaver. Genres: Rhythm and blues and Alternative rock.

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Julius Hemphill

Julius Hemphill (January 24, 1938 Fort Worth-April 2, 1995 New York City) also known as Hemphill, Julius was an American , .

His albums include The Hard Blues : Live in Lisbon, One Atmosphere, Big Band, Fat Man and the Hard Blues, Dogon A.D., Coon Bid'ness, Reflections, Julius Hemphill Big Band, Raw Materials and Residuals and Flat-Out Jump Suite.

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Lawrence Payton

Lawrence Payton (March 2, 1938 Detroit-June 20, 1997 Southfield) a.k.a. Payton, Lawrence was an American musician, record producer and songwriter. He had one child, Roquel Payton.

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Charles Simić

Charles Simić (May 9, 1938 Belgrade-) also known as Simic, Charles, Dušan Simić, Charles or Dušan "Charles" Simić is an American translator, poet, essayist, professor, philosopher and author.

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Hank Medress

Hank Medress (November 19, 1938 Brooklyn-June 18, 2007) also known as Medress, Hank was an American record producer and singer.

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Dean Reed

Dean Reed (September 22, 1938 Denver-June 13, 1986 Zeuthen) a.k.a. Dean Cyril Reed, Mr. Simpatia or Red Elvis was an American singer, musician, writer, actor and songwriter. He had three children, Alexander Reed, Ramona Reed and Natasha Reed.

Genres: Pop music, Rock music, Country and Rock and roll.

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Don "Sugarcane" Harris

Don "Sugarcane" Harris (June 18, 1938 Pasadena-November 30, 1999 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Harris, Don "Sugarcane", Sugarcane or Don Harris was an American musician.

His albums: Fiddler on the Rock and Sugar Cane's Got the Blues. Genres: Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll and Jazz fusion.

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Gloria Coates

Gloria Coates (October 10, 1938 Wausau-) is an American composer.

Her albums include String Quartets 2, 3, 4, 7, 8 (Kreutzer Quartet), Symphonies 14, 1 and 7 (Munich Chamber Orchestra, Siegerland Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra), Symphony no. 15 / Cantata da Requiem / Transitions and .

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Johnny Duncan

Johnny Duncan (October 5, 1938 Dublin-August 14, 2006 Fort Worth) also known as Duncan, Johnny was an American singer.

His related genres: Country.

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Leonard Frey

Leonard Frey (September 4, 1938 Brooklyn-August 24, 1988 New York City) also known as Frey, Leonard was an American actor.

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Spencer Dryden

Spencer Dryden (April 7, 1938 New York City-January 11, 2005 Petaluma) a.k.a. Dryden, Spencer, Jefferson Airplane, The New Riders of the Purple Sage or New Riders Of The Purple Sage was an American musician and drummer. He had three children, Jeffrey Dryden, Jesse Dryden and Jackson Dryden.

Genres: Jazz, Psychedelic rock, Acid rock and Country rock.

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John Guare

John Guare (February 5, 1938 New York City-) is an American playwright, screenwriter, author and lyricist.

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Troy Seals

Troy Seals (November 16, 1938 Bighill-) is an American songwriter, singer and guitarist.

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Michael Parks

Michael Parks (April 4, 1938 Corona-) a.k.a. Mike Parks or Harry Samuel Parks is an American actor and singer. His child is called James Parks.

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Judy Clay

Judy Clay (September 12, 1938 St. Pauls-July 19, 2001) a.k.a. Clay, Judy was an American singer.

Her albums: Storybook Children, Private Number / Love-Eye-Tis, My Baby Specializes / Left-Over Love and Greatest Love. Genres she performed: Soul music and Gospel music.

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Charles Lloyd

Charles Lloyd (March 15, 1938 Memphis-) a.k.a. Lloyd, Charles is an American musician, jazz musician and flutist.

Discography: Acoustic Masters 1, Sangam, Rabo de Nube, Discovery!, Dream Weaver, Of Course, of Course, Charles Lloyd in Europe, Forest Flower, Love-In and The Flowering. Genres related to him: Jazz and Post-bop.

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David Freiberg

David Freiberg (August 24, 1938 Cincinnati-) otherwise known as Freiberg, David, The Jefferson Starship or Quicksilver Messenger Service is an American musician.

His albums: Baron Von Tollbooth & The Chrome Nun. Genres he performed: Folk music, Psychedelic rock and Progressive rock.

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Elliot del Borgo

Elliot del Borgo (October 27, 1938 Port Chester-May 30, 2013) was an American composer.

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Johnny Rebel

Johnny Rebel (October 3, 1938 Moss Bluff-) otherwise known as Johhny Rebel, Clifford \"Pee Wee\" Trahan, Jericho Jones, Pee Wee Traham, Jones, Jericho, Tommy Todd, Todd, Tommy, Clifford "Pee Wee" Trahan or Clifford Joseph Trahan is an American singer and songwriter.

His albums include Racist Songs, For Segregationists Only, Flight NAACP 105 / The Voice of Alabama, The Complete Johnny Rebel Collection, It's The Attitude, Stupid!, For Segregationists Only, The Good Old South, Nigger, Nigger / Move Them Niggers North, Some Niggers Never Die (They Just Smell That Way) / Stay Away From Dixie and (Federal Aid Hell!) The Money Belongs to Us / Keep a Workin' Big Jim. Genres he performed: Rockabilly, Country and Swamp pop.

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