American musicians born in 1941

Here are 50 famous musicians from United States of America were born in 1941:

Paul Simon

Paul Simon (October 13, 1941 Newark-) also known as Jerry Landis, Paul Frederic Simon, Tico, True Taylor, Paul Kane or Taylor, True is an American songwriter, singer, musician, record producer, keyboard player, percussionist, guitarist, artist, film score composer, actor, composer, bandleader and music arranger. His children are Adrian Edward Simon, Lulu Belle Simon, Gabriel Elijah Simon and Harper Simon.

Discography: Paul Simon, There Goes Rhymin' Simon, Paul Simon In Concert: Live Rhymin', Still Crazy After All These Years, Greatest Hits, Etc., One-Trick Pony, Hearts and Bones, Graceland, Negotiations and Love Songs 1971–1986 and The Rhythm of the Saints. Genres related to him: Rock music, World music, Folk rock, Pop-folk, Folk music, Soft rock and Worldbeat.

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Ritchie Valens

Ritchie Valens (May 13, 1941 Pacoima-February 3, 1959 Clear Lake) also known as Richie Valens, Valens, Ritchie or Richard Steven Valenzuela was an American singer, guitarist and songwriter.

His most recognized albums: Donna / La Bamba, La Bamba, Rockin' All Night: The Very Best of Ritchie Valens, The Ritchie Valens Story, The Very Best of Ritchie Valens, Ritchie Valens, Ritchie Valens...His Greatest Hits Volume 2, Ritchie Valens Memorial Album, Ritchie and Ritchie Valens. Genres he performed: Rock music, Chicano rock and Rock and roll.

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Art Garfunkel

Art Garfunkel (November 5, 1941 Forest Hills-) also known as アート・ガーファンクル, アート ガーファンクル, Garfunkel Art, Art Garfunkle, Garfunkel, Art, Arthur Ira Garfunkel, Arthur Ira "Art" Garfunkel, Tom Graph, Simon & Garfunkel, Artie Garr, Arthur Garfunkel or Simon and Garfunkel is an American musician, singer, actor, songwriter and poet. His children are James Garfunkel and Beau Daniel Garfunkel.

His albums include Bright Eyes, The Art Garfunkel Album, Garfunkel, Up 'til Now, Best Of, Breakaway, Angel Clare, Watermark, Fate for Breakfast and Lefty. Genres he performed include Popular music, Folk rock, Pop music, Rock music, Pop-folk and Soft rock.

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Paul Anka

Paul Anka (July 30, 1941 Ottawa-) also known as Paul Albert Anka or Paul Albert Anka, OC is an American songwriter, singer and actor. His children are Anthea Anka, Ethan Anka, Alicia Anka, Amelia Anka, Alexandra Anka and Amanda Anka.

His albums include 32 Greatest Hits, Amigos, Hello Young Lovers, I've Gotta Be Me, Jubilation, Let the Good Times Roll, Original Classics: ABC Paramount Recordings, Paul Anka Golden Hits, Rock Swings and The Best of Paul Anka. Genres: Jazz, Pop music, Rock music, Doo-wop and Soft rock.

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George Clinton

George Clinton (July 22, 1941 Kannapolis-) also known as George Clinton Jr., Dr. Funkenstein or Pretty C is an American record producer, singer, songwriter, actor, bandleader, lyricist and music producer. He has one child, George Clinton, Jr.

His albums: Computer Games, Hey Man... Smell My Finger, Sample Some of Disc - Sample Some of D.A.T., Volume 1, 500,000 Kilowatts of P-Funk Power, Atomic Dog, Best Of, Greatest Funkin' Hits, Greatest Hits, The Cinderella Theory and You Shouldn't-nuf Bit Fish. Genres: Funk, Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Rock music, Psychedelic rock, Psychedelic soul and Funk rock.

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Neil Diamond

Neil Diamond (January 24, 1941 Brooklyn-) a.k.a. Neil Leslie Diamond or Niel Diamond is an American singer-songwriter, actor and composer. He has four children, Marjorie Diamond, Elyn Diamond, Jesse Diamond and Micah Diamond.

Discography: Tap Root Manuscript, Stones, Hot August Night, Rainbow, I'm Glad You're Here With Me Tonight, Forever in Blue Jeans, Primitive, The Christmas Album, 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Neil Diamond and The Essential Neil Diamond. Genres: Pop music, Rock music, Country, Folk music and Soft rock.

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Wilson Pickett

Wilson Pickett (March 18, 1941 Prattville-January 19, 2006 Reston) also known as Wilson Picket, The "Wicked" Wilson Pickett or The Wicked Pickett was an American singer and songwriter.

Discography: In the Midnight Hour, The Wicked Pickett, The Midnight Mover, The Definitive Wilson Pickett, 16 Original Hits, A Man and a Half: The Best of Wilson Pickett, An Essential Collection, Greatest Hits, Hey Jude and I'm in Love. Genres related to him: Southern soul, Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music and Rock and roll.

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Richie Havens

Richie Havens (January 21, 1941 Brooklyn-April 22, 2013 Jersey City) also known as Rick Havens, Richie Heavens, Havens, Richie, Richie Haven, Richard Pierce Havens or Ritchie Havens was an American singer, musician, guitarist, songwriter and actor.

Related albums: Something Else Again, Alarm Clock, The Great Blind Degree, Grace of the Sun, Wishing Well, Collection, Résume, Richie Haven Sings Beatles and Dylan, The Classics and Cuts to the Chase. Genres he performed include Folk rock and Funk.

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Philippé Wynne

Philippé Wynne (April 3, 1941 Cincinnati-July 14, 1984 Oakland) also known as Phillip Walker was an American singer.

His albums: Wynne Jammin'. Genres: Funk, Rhythm and blues, Soul music and Contemporary R&B.

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Ann-Margret

Ann-Margret (April 28, 1941 Stockholm-) also known as Ann Margaret, Ann Margret, Miss Ann Margret, Ann-Margaret, Ann-Margret Olsson or Slugger is an American singer, actor and dancer.

Discography: On the Way Up, The Vivacious One, Ann-Margret, The Very Best of Ann-Margret, God is Love: The Gospel Sessions, Ann-Margret's Christmas Carol Collection, 1961-1966, And Here She Is, Let Me Entertain You and Ann-Margret E.P..

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David Crosby

David Crosby (August 14, 1941 Los Angeles-) also known as David Van Cortlandt Crosby or David Van Cortland Crosby is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, musician and actor. He has six children, Erika Keller Crosby, James Raymond, Django Crosby, Donovan Crosby, Beckett Cypher and Bailey Jean Cypher.

His albums include If I Could Only Remember My Name, Oh Yes I Can, Thousand Roads, It's All Coming Back to Me Now..., King Biscuit Flower Hour, Live, Déjà Vu, Voyage, Just Like Gravity and CPR. Genres he performed: Folk rock and Rock music.

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Darlene Love

Darlene Love (July 26, 1941 Hawthorne-) also known as Darlene Wright, The Blossoms or Ronnie Spector / Darlene Love is an American singer, musician and actor.

Her albums include The Best of, British Rock Symphony, The Sound of Love: The Very Best of Darlene Love, (Today I Met) The Boy I'm Gonna Marry / Playing for Keeps, It's Christmas, of Course and Wait Til' My Bobby Gets Home / Take It From Me. Genres she performed include Pop music, Jazz and Rock music.

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Brian Holland

Brian Holland (February 15, 1941 Detroit-) is an American record producer and songwriter.

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Lamont Dozier

Lamont Dozier (June 16, 1941 Detroit-) otherwise known as Lamont Herbert Dozier or Lamont Anthony is an American record producer and songwriter.

Discography: Sight for Sore Eyes / Tear Down the Walls, Out Here on My Own, Peddlin' Music on the Side, Right There, The Best of Lamont Dozier, Reflections of..., Black Bach, Working on You, Bittersweet and . Genres he performed include Funk, Rhythm and blues and Soul music.

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Wadada Leo Smith

Wadada Leo Smith (December 18, 1941 Leland-) also known as Ishmael Wadada Leo Smith or Smith, Wadada Leo is an American trumpeter and composer.

His albums: Tao-Njia, Kabell Years: 1971-1979, Red Sulphur Sky, Reflectativity, Spiritual Dimensions, 50th Birthday Celebration, Volume 8, Divine Love, Kulture Jazz, Organic Resonance and Saturn, Conjunct the Grand Canyon in a Sweet Embrace. Genres he performed include Avant-garde jazz and Free improvisation.

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Lester Bowie

Lester Bowie (October 11, 1941 Frederick-November 8, 1999 Brooklyn) a.k.a. Bowie, Lester was an American trumpeter, composer and actor.

Discography: The Great Pretender, The Odyssey of Funk & Popular Music, The 5th Power, All the Magic, I Only Have Eyes for You, Rope-A-Dope, Duet, Gittin' to Know Y'All, Fast Last! and Bugle Boy Bop.

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Milford Graves

Milford Graves (August 20, 1941 Jamaica-) also known as Graves, Milford is an American drummer, songwriter, professor, musician, percussionist, instructor and film score composer.

Related albums: Grand Unification, Stories, Real Deal, 50th Birthday Celebration, Volume 2 and Beyond Quantum. Genres: Jazz, World music, Avant-garde jazz and Free jazz.

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Aaron Neville

Aaron Neville (January 24, 1941 New Orleans-) also known as Aaron Nevile, Aaron Neveille, aaron_neville, Neville, Aaron or Aaron J. Neville is an American musician, singer and actor. His children are called Ivan Neville and Jason Neville.

His most well known albums: Orchid in the Storm, Greatest Hits, My Greatest Gift, The Grand Tour, Aaron Neville's Soulful Christmas, The Tattooed Heart, To Make Me Who I Am, The Very Best of Aaron Neville, Devotion and Ultimate Collection. Genres: Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Adult contemporary music, Jazz, Gospel music and Country.

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Bobby Hutcherson

Bobby Hutcherson (January 27, 1941 Los Angeles-) a.k.a. Robby Hutcherson or Hutcherson, Bobby is an American percussionist and composer.

Discography: Live at Montreux, Montara, Four Seasons, Mirage, Acoustic Masters II, In the Vanguard, Best of the Blue Note Years, Color Schemes, Components and Medina. Genres related to him: Hard bop, Post-bop, Free jazz, Jazz fusion and Mainstream jazz.

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Clifford Jarvis

Clifford Jarvis (August 26, 1941 Boston-November 26, 1999 London) was an American , .

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LaMont Johnson

LaMont Johnson (October 1, 1941 New York City-October 21, 1999 Austin) was an American , .

Related albums: Collaboration. Genres: Jazz, Funk and Soul music.

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Jim Dickinson

Jim Dickinson (November 15, 1941 Little Rock-August 15, 2009 Memphis) also known as James Luther Dickinson or East Memphis Slim was an American record producer, singer, pianist and musician. He had two children, Luther Dickinson and Cody Dickinson.

His albums: Free Beer Tomorrow, Dixie Fried and A Thousand Footprints In The Sand.

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Steve Cropper

Steve Cropper (October 21, 1941 Dora-) also known as Steve "The Colonel" Cropper, Stephen Lee Cropper, Cropper, Steve or The Colonel is an American songwriter, musician, record producer, actor and guitarist. His children are called Andrea Cropper and Cameron Cropper.

Discography: With a Little Help From My Friends, Nudge It Up a Notch, and Jammed Together. Genres: Funk, Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Electric blues and Blues.

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Roy Blount, Jr.

Roy Blount, Jr. (October 4, 1941 Indianapolis-) otherwise known as Roy Alton Blount, Jr., Roy Blount, Roy Blount Jr. or Roy Alton Blount Jr. is an American journalist, writer, actor and author.

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Olu Dara

Olu Dara (January 12, 1941 Natchez-) otherwise known as Charles Jones III, Dara, Olu or Charles Jones is an American singer, musician, trumpeter, guitarist, cornetist and sound designer. He has three children, Nas, Kiani and Jabarai.

His most important albums: In the World: From Natchez to New York, Neighborhoods and Bridging the Gap. Genres he performed include Jazz.

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Carol Plantamura

Carol Plantamura (February 8, 1941-) is an American singer.

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Rattlesnake Annie

Rattlesnake Annie (December 26, 1941 Puryear-) also known as Annie, Rattlesnake is an American songwriter, singer and singer-songwriter.

Her albums include Anka Chřestýš & Poslední kovboj. Genres she performed: Country.

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Joe Flaherty

Joe Flaherty (June 21, 1941 Pittsburgh-) a.k.a. Joseph O'Flaherty, Joseph P. Flaherty or Joe O'Flaherty is an American actor, screenwriter, comedian, television producer, teacher, voice actor, television director and pianist. He has two children, Gudrun Flaherty and Gabriel Flaherty.

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Tom Fogerty

Tom Fogerty (November 9, 1941 Berkeley-September 6, 1990 Scottsdale) also known as Thomas Richard, Tom, Fogerty, Thomas Richard Fogerty or Thomas Fogerty was an American musician, songwriter, guitarist and singer.

His albums: The Very Best Of, Sidekicks, Zephyr National, Tom Fogerty, Excalibur, Myopia, Precious Gems and Deal It Out. Genres he performed: Rock music, Blues rock, Roots rock, Southern rock, Rock and roll, Swamp pop and Country rock.

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Doris Coley

Doris Coley (August 2, 1941 Goldsboro-February 4, 2000) also known as Doris Kenner Jackson, Doris Coley Kenner, Doris Kenner-Jackson, Doris Kenner or Coley, Doris was an American singer.

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Connie Smith

Connie Smith (August 14, 1941 Elkhart-) also known as Constance June Meador, The Rolls Royce of Country Music or Smith, Connie is an American songwriter, singer and musician. Her children are Darren Justin Smith, Kerry Watkins, Jeanne Haynes, Julie Haynes and Jodi Haynes.

Her albums: Born to Sing, All American Country, The Essential Connie Smith, Connie Smith, Love Never Fails, Cute 'n' Country, Miss Smith Goes to Nashville, A Lady Named Smith, Connie Smith Sings Great Sacred Songs and Downtown Country. Genres she performed: Gospel music, Nashville sound and Country.

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Donald Dunn

Donald Dunn (November 24, 1941 Memphis-May 13, 2012 Tokyo) a.k.a. Donald V. Dunn, Dunn, Donald "Duck", The Blues Brothers Band, Donald V. 'Duck' Dunn, Duck Dunn, Duck, Donald Dunn or Donald 'Duck' Dunn was an American record producer, songwriter, musician and actor. His child is Jeff Dunn.

Genres he performed include Rock music, Rhythm and blues and Soul music.

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Kay Adams

Kay Adams (April 9, 1941 Knox City-) also known as Adams, Kay or Princetta Kay Adams is an American singer and composer.

Genres she performed include Country.

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Putter Smith

Putter Smith (January 19, 1941 Los Angeles-) also known as Patrick Verne Smith or Patrick Smith is an American bassist, actor, film score composer, writer and teacher.

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David Ruffin

David Ruffin (January 18, 1941 Whynot, Mississippi-June 1, 1991 Philadelphia) also known as Davis Eli Ruffin, Ruffin, David or The Ruffin Brothers was an American singer and musician. He had four children, Nedra Ruffin, Kimberly Ruffin, David Ruffin Junior and Cheryl Ruffin.

His albums include 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of David Ruffin, I've Lost Everything I've Ever Loved, Me 'n Rock 'n Roll Are Here to Stay, David, David Ruffin, My Whole World Ended, Feelin' Good, Gentleman Ruffin, So Soon We Change and In My Stride. Genres related to him: Rhythm and blues, Disco, Pop music, Soul music and Gospel music.

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Danny Rapp

Danny Rapp (May 9, 1941 Philadelphia-April 5, 1983) a.k.a. Rapp, Danny was an American singer.

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Ronald Isley

Ronald Isley (May 21, 1941 Cincinnati-) also known as Ron Isley, Isley, Ronald, I. Ronald, R Isley, Randal Isley or Mr. Biggs is an American singer, musician, singer-songwriter, composer, actor and record producer. He has three children, Tawanna Isley, Trenisha Isley and Ronald Isley Jr..

His discography includes: Here I Am: Isley Meets Bacharach, Mr. I, This Song Is For You, Dinner and a Movie and Eternal. Genres he performed include Funk, Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Doo-wop, Gospel music, Quiet Storm, Smooth soul, Contemporary R&B and Hip hop music.

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Frankie Gaye

Frankie Gaye (November 15, 1941 Washington, D.C.-December 30, 2001 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Gaye, Frankie or Frances Gay was an American singer and author.

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Deacon John Moore

Deacon John Moore (June 23, 1941 New Orleans-) is an American singer and musician.

Genres: Rhythm and blues and Blues.

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Charlie McCoy

Charlie McCoy (March 28, 1941 Oak Hill-) also known as Charley McCoy, Charles McCoy, McCoy, Charlie, Charles Ray McCoy or Charles Ray "Charlie" McCoy is an American singer, musician, session musician and multi-instrumentalist.

His most important albums: Harpin' the Blues, Best of Country, Another Side of Charlie MC.Coy, The Real McCoy, Harpoon Man / I'm Ready and Live in Brno. Genres he performed: Country.

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Maurice White

Maurice White (December 19, 1941 Memphis-) a.k.a. Môrisu Howaito, Reese or Earth Wind & Fire is an American record producer, songwriter, singer, musician, drummer, actor, film score composer and music arranger.

His albums include Maurice White. Genres related to him: Rhythm and blues, Funk, Soul music and Jazz.

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Joe Butler

Joe Butler (September 16, 1941 Long Island-) otherwise known as Joe Butler, Lovin' Spoonful, The Lovin' Spoonful or Joseph Campbell Butler is an American musician, actor, drummer and singer. He has one child, Yancy Butler.

His albums include Revelation Revolution '69 / War Games. Genres related to him: Rock music and Pop music.

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Roy Lee Ferrell

Roy Lee Ferrell (August 26, 1941 Roanoke Rapids-) also known as Roy Lee Ferrell, Jr, Lee R. Ferrell, Lee Ferrell or Roy Lee Ferrell, Jr. is an American musician, film score composer, saxophonist and keyboard player. He has two children, Will Ferrell and Patrick Ferrell.

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Doug Sahm

Doug Sahm (November 6, 1941 San Antonio-November 18, 1999 Taos) also known as Dough Sahm, Douglas Sahm, Douglas Wayne Sahm, Sahm, Doug, Sir Douglas Quintet or "Sir" Doug was an American singer and musician.

His albums: The Best of Doug Sahm's Atlantic Sessions, San Antonio Rock, The Return of Wayne Douglas, The Genuine Texas Groover, Get a Life, Hell of a Spell, Groover's Paradise, The Complete Mercury Masters, The Sir Douglas Quintet Is Back! (1964-1966) and Back to the 'Dillo. Genres related to him: Tejano music, Roots rock, Country and Blues rock.

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Don Pullen

Don Pullen (December 25, 1941 Roanoke-April 22, 1995 Los Angeles) otherwise known as Pullen, Don was an American organist, jazz pianist, musician, bandleader, composer, record producer and pianist.

His albums: Mosaic Select 13: Don Pullen, Sacred Common Ground, Capricorn Rising: Featuring Sam Rivers, Fundamental Destiny, Healing Force, Evidence of Things Unseen, Warriors, Milano Strut, The Magic Triangle and The Sixth Sense. Genres: Jazz, Avant-garde jazz, Hard bop and Bebop.

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Michael Erlewine

Michael Erlewine (July 18, 1941 United States of America-) is an American entrepreneur, astrologer, businessperson and musician.

Genres he performed include Folk music, Garage rock, Protopunk, Blues rock and Blues.

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Jim Pepper

Jim Pepper (June 18, 1941 Salem-February 10, 1992 Portland) also known as Pepper, Jim was an American , .

Discography: Comin' and Goin', The Path, Dakota Song, Art of the Duo, Remembering the Moment and Live at New Morning, Paris.

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Betty McGlown

Betty McGlown (June 30, 1941 Detroit-January 12, 2008 Royal Oak) also known as McGlown, Betty or Betty McGlown-Travis was an American singer.

Her related genres: Pop music and Rhythm and blues.

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Bobby Shew

Bobby Shew (March 4, 1941 Albuquerque-) is an American trumpeter.

His albums include Metropole Orchestra, Salsa Caliente, Tribute to the Masters, Bobby Shew, Gary Foster and Friends Play the Music of Reed Kotler, Trumpet Summit, Dialogic, Trumpets No End, One in a Million, I Can't Say No and Breakfast Wine.

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Tom Coster

Tom Coster (August 21, 1941 Detroit-) also known as Coster, Tom is an American keytarist, jazz pianist and composer.

His most well known albums: Let's Set the Record Straight, From the Street, From Me to You, The Forbidden Zone, Gotcha!!, Ivory Expedition and Cause and Effect. Genres related to him: Rock music, Jazz fusion, Rock en español and Classical music.

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