American musicians born in 1952

Here are 50 famous musicians from United States of America were born in 1952:

David Arkenstone

David Arkenstone (July 1, 1952 Chicago-) is an American musician and film score composer. His children are called Dash Arkenstone, Quillon Arkenstone and Val Arkenstone.

His albums include Valley in the Clouds, Island, In the Wake of the Wind, Another Star in the Sky, Return of the Guardians, Spirit Wind, The Celtic Book of Days, Atlantis, Best of David Arkenstone and Chronicles. His related genres: New-age music, Celtic music, Trance music and Ambient music.

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Steven Seagal

Steven Seagal (April 10, 1952 Lansing-) also known as Steven Seagal & Thunderbox, Steven F. Seagal, Steven Frederic Seagal, Steven Segal, Steven Slowhand Segal, Steve Seagal, Reserve Deputy Chief Steven Seagal, The Master of Aikido, Lord Steven, The Great One, Takeshigemichi, Chungdrag Dorje or Take Sensei is an American businessperson, martial artist, actor, film producer, screenwriter, sheriff, television producer and musician. He has seven children, Ayako Fujitani, Kentaro Seagal, Arissa Seagal, Dominic Seagal, Annaliza Seagal, Savannah Seagal and Kunzang Seagal.

His discography includes: Songs From the Crystal Cave and Mojo Priest.

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Randy Stonehill

Randy Stonehill (March 12, 1952 Stockton-) also known as Stonehill, Randy is an American songwriter and singer.

His albums: Equator, Between the Glory and the Flame, Can't Buy a Miracle, Edge of the World, Get Me Out of Hollywood, Love Beyond Reason, Our Recollections, Return to Paradise, Stories and The Lazarus Heart. Genres related to him: Folk music, Contemporary Christian music, Pop music and Christian music.

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Jerry Chamberlain

Jerry Chamberlain (February 25, 1952 United States of America-) is an American singer and guitarist.

Genres he performed include Rock music, Pop rock and Alternative rock.

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David Hasselhoff

David Hasselhoff (July 17, 1952 Baltimore-) also known as The Hoff, David Michael Hasselhoff, David Hasselhof, A Hasselhoff or Hooves is an American singer, businessperson, actor, film producer and television producer. He has two children, Taylor Ann Hasselhoff and Hayley Hasselhoff.

His discography includes: Sings America, David, Do the Limbo Dance, Du, Jump in My Car, Looking for Freedom, Looking for... the Best, The Night Before Christmas, The Very Best Of and You Are Everything.

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Nile Rodgers

Nile Rodgers (September 19, 1952 New York City-) also known as Nile Gregory Rodgers, Rodgers, Nile, The Honeydrippers or Chic is an American record producer, composer, songwriter, musician, guitarist, businessperson, film score composer and music arranger.

His albums include B-Movie Matinee, Adventures in the Land of the Good Groove, Chic Freak and More Treats, Up All Night, and Do What You Wanna Do (Remixes). Genres: Rock music, Pop music, Disco, Rhythm and blues, Funk and Soul music.

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George Strait

George Strait (May 18, 1952 Poteet-) also known as George Straight, Strait, George, George Harvey Strait or King of Country is an American singer, record producer, actor, musician, composer and music producer. He has two children, Jenifer Strait and George Strait Jr..

Discography: Strait From the Heart, Livin' It Up, Easy Come Easy Go, Lead On, Carrying Your Love With Me, Always Never the Same, Honkytonkville, Somewhere Down in Texas, It Just Comes Natural and 25 #1s. Genres he performed include Country.

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John Tesh

John Tesh (July 9, 1952 Garden City-) a.k.a. John Frank Tesh or John Tesch is an American composer, sports commentator, radio personality, actor, pianist, film score composer, musician, singer, presenter and journalist. He has one child, Prima Tesh.

His albums: Tour de France, Garden City, A Family Christmas, A Romantic Christmas, Anthology, Christmas Worship, Discovery, Forever More: The Greatest Hits of John Tesh, Live at Red Rocks and Monterey Nights. Genres related to him: Contemporary Christian music, New-age music, Pop music, Smooth jazz and Christian music.

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Bob Flanagan

Bob Flanagan (December 26, 1952 New York City-January 4, 1996 Long Beach) also known as Flanagan, Bob or Robert Flanagan was an American writer, songwriter, comedian, actor, poet and musician.

His albums include Sick: The Life & Death of Bob Flanagan Supermasochist.

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Lorna Luft

Lorna Luft (November 21, 1952 Santa Monica-) is an American singer, author, actor, screenwriter and film producer. Her children are Vanessa Hooker and Jesse Hooker.

Discography: Songs My Mother Taught Me.

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Johnny Thunders

Johnny Thunders (July 15, 1952 Queens-April 23, 1991 New Orleans) a.k.a. Thunders, Johnny, John Anthony Genzale, Jr., John Genzale, John Anthony Genzale Jr. or Johnny Volume was an American singer, musician, songwriter and guitarist. His children are John Genzale, Vito Genzale, Dino Genzale and Jamie Genzale.

His most recognized albums: So Alone, Chinese Rocks: The Ultimate Thunders Live Collection, Add Water and Stir: Live in Japan 1991, Have Faith, The Best of Johnny Thunders, The Studio Bootlegs, Belfast Rocks, You Can't Put Your Arms Around a Memory, Bootlegging the Bootleggers and Hurt Me. Genres related to him: Punk rock, Rock music, Glam rock, Protopunk, Glam punk, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll and Classic Punk.

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Bernard Edwards

Bernard Edwards (October 31, 1952 Greenville-April 18, 1996 Japan) a.k.a. Edwards, Bernard was an American record producer, songwriter and bassist.

His albums: Glad To Be Here and . Genres: Disco.

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Mark Dresser

Mark Dresser (September 26, 1952 Los Angeles-) also known as Dresser, Mark is an American composer and bassist.

His discography includes: Force Green, Banquet, Invocation, Tone Time, Later ..., C-D-E and . Genres he performed include Jazz, Avant-garde jazz, Free improvisation, Free jazz and Modern Creative.

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Brent Mydland

Brent Mydland (October 21, 1952 Munich-July 26, 1990 Lafayette) also known as Mydland, Brent or Clifton Hanger was an American musician, songwriter, organist and keyboard player.

His related genres: Jam band, Rock music, Psychedelic rock, Blues, Musical improvisation, Gospel music and Country rock.

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Brad Whitford

Brad Whitford (February 23, 1952 Winchester-) a.k.a. Bradford Ernest Whitford or Brad Ernest Whitford is an American musician and guitarist.

His related genres: Hard rock, Heavy metal and Blues rock.

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Dave Carter

Dave Carter (August 13, 1952 Oxnard-July 19, 2002 Hadley) also known as David Carter or Carter, Dave was an American songwriter, singer and singer-songwriter.

Discography: Snake Handlin' Man. Genres he performed include Folk music.

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William Finn

William Finn (February 28, 1952 Boston-) a.k.a. Finn, William, William Alan Finn or William A. "Bill" Finn is an American lyricist, composer, writer and film score composer.

His albums include A New Brain, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (2005 Broadway cast), Infinite Joy, Falsettoland (original cast) and March Of The Falsettos.

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John Hiatt

John Hiatt (August 20, 1952 Indianapolis-) also known as John Hyatt or Hiatt, John is an American singer, songwriter, singer-songwriter, guitarist and pianist. He has three children, Rob Hiatt, Georgia Rae Hiatt and Lily Hiatt.

Discography: Hangin Around the Observatory / Overcoats, Overcoats, Slug Line, Two Bit Monsters, All of a Sudden, Riding With the King, Warming Up to the Ice Age, Bring the Family, Slow Turning and Stolen Moments. Genres he performed include Rock music, Blues, Country, Americana, Heartland rock and Folk rock.

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Randy Savage

Randy Savage (November 15, 1952 Columbus-May 20, 2011 Seminole) also known as The Macho King, Randall Mario Poffo, Mr. Madness, Macho Man Randy Savage, Savage, Randy, Randy Poffo, Macho King Randy Savage, 'The Machoman' Randy Savage, The Macho Man, Randy 'The Macho Man' Savage, The Spider, Randall Mario "Randy" Poffo, Randy 'Macho Man' Savage, "Macho Man" Randy Savage or Randy Mario Poffo was an American wrestler, actor, rapper, baseball player and voice actor.

His albums: Be a Man... Ooh Yeah and Be a Man.

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Vinnie Vincent

Vinnie Vincent (August 6, 1952 Bridgeport-) a.k.a. Vincent, Vinnie is an American musician, songwriter and guitarist.

His albums include Euphoria. Genres: Hard rock, Heavy metal and Glam metal.

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Nicolette Larson

Nicolette Larson (July 17, 1952 Helena-December 16, 1997 Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center) also known as Nicolette Leigh Larson was an American singer and actor. She had one child, Elsie May Larson-Kunkel.

Her most well known albums: Nicolette, Radioland, The Very Best of Nicolette Larson, All Dressed Up and No Place to Go, Sleep, Baby, Sleep, In the Nick of Time and Shadows of Love. Genres related to her: Country, Pop music, Pop rock, Country rock and Folk music.

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George Lewis

George Lewis (July 14, 1952 Chicago-) also known as George E. Lewis or Lewis, George is an American performer, composer and trombonist.

His discography includes: Streaming, Homage to Charles Parker, Yankees, News for Lulu, More News for Lulu, Change of Season (Music of Herbie Nichols), , The Storming of the Winter Palace, Artificial Life 2007 and Sonic Rivers. Genres he performed: Computer music and Jazz.

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Leslie Lemke

Leslie Lemke (January 31, 1952 Milwaukee-) is an American musician.

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Philip Taylor Kramer

Philip Taylor Kramer (July 12, 1952 United States of America-February 12, 1995) a.k.a. Kramer, Philip Taylor was an American , .

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Joe Lovano

Joe Lovano (December 29, 1952 Cleveland-) a.k.a. Joe Lovano Nonet, Lovano, Joe, Joseph Salvatore Lovano or Joseph Salvatore "Joe" Lovano is an American saxophonist, jazz musician, actor, clarinetist, flutist and drummer.

His discography includes: Universal Language, From the Soul, Rush Hour, 52nd Street Themes, Symphonica, Solid Steps, Celebrating Sinatra, Sounds of Joy, Bird Songs and Folk Art. Genres he performed: Post-bop, Hard bop, Jazz and Modal jazz.

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Rhys Chatham

Rhys Chatham (September 19, 1952 Manhattan-) otherwise known as Chatham, Rhys is an American guitarist, composer, film score composer, music theorist and trumpeter.

His albums include An Angel Moves Too Fast to See: Selected Works 1971-1989, A Rhys Chatham Compendium, Hard Edge, A Crimson Grail, Factor X, Guitar Trio Is My Life!, An Angel Moves Too Fast to See, Two Gongs, Die Donnergötter and The Bern Project. Genres: Minimalism, No wave and Experimental rock.

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Tommy Ramone

Tommy Ramone (January 29, 1952 Budapest-July 11, 2014 Ridgewood) also known as Ramone, Tommy was an American record producer, musician, songwriter and drummer.

Genres he performed include Punk rock and Bluegrass.

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Daryl Stuermer

Daryl Stuermer (November 27, 1952 Milwaukee-) also known as Stuermer, Daryl or Daryl Mark Stuermer is an American musician.

Related albums: Another Side of Genesis, Go!, Steppin' Out, Waiting in the Wings, Live & Learn and Rewired – The Electric Collection. Genres he performed include Pop rock, Progressive rock, Jazz fusion, Rock music and Pop music.

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Randy Crawford

Randy Crawford (February 18, 1952 Macon-) otherwise known as Randy Crawford MAXI, Veronica Crawford or Crawford, Randy is an American singer.

Her most recognized albums: Naked and True, Forget Me Nots, Hits, Abstract Emotions, Best of Randy Crawford, Don't Say It's Over, Every Kind of Mood: Randy, Randi, Randee, Give Me the Night, Nightline and Play Mode. Genres related to her: Jazz, Rhythm and blues, Disco and Smooth jazz.

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Gary Lucas

Gary Lucas (June 20, 1952 Syracuse-) also known as Lucas, Gary is an American songwriter, record producer, singer, guitarist, film score composer, composer, writer, music director, actor and teacher.

His albums include Gods and Monsters, The Edge of Heaven, @Paradiso, Busy Being Born, Street of Lost Brothers, Skeleton at the Feast, Songs to No One 1991-1992, Beyond The Pale", Rishte and Evangeline. Genres: Blues, Jazz and Psychedelic rock.

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Harry Anderson

Harry Anderson (October 14, 1952 Newport-) also known as Harry the Hat or Harry Laverne Anderson is an American magician, actor, screenwriter, businessperson and television director. He has two children, Eva Fay Anderson and Dashiell Anderson.

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Narada Michael Walden

Narada Michael Walden (April 23, 1952 Kalamazoo-) a.k.a. Walden, Narada Michael or Michael Walden is an American record producer, musician, songwriter, drummer, composer, singer and writer.

His albums include Ecstasy's Dance: The Best of Narada Michael Walden, Divine Emotion, Garden of Love Light, The Nature of Things, Awakening, The Dance of Life, I Cry, I Smile, Victory, Confidence and Looking at You, Looking at Me. Genres he performed: Dance-pop, Quiet Storm, Pop music, Soul music and Jazz.

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Alexander Toradze

Alexander Toradze (May 30, 1952 Tbilisi-) otherwise known as Toradze, Alexander is an American pianist.

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Don Was

Don Was (September 13, 1952 Detroit-) a.k.a. Don Edward Fagenson, A Thousand Points of Night, Don Fagenson, Was, Don or Donald Fagenson is an American record producer, musician, bassist, actor, film score composer and film producer. He has three children, Tony Fagenson, Solomon Fagenson and Henry Fagenson.

His albums: Backbeat and Read My Lips. Genres he performed include New Wave and Rock music.

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Kim Kashkashian

Kim Kashkashian (August 21, 1952 Detroit-) also known as Kashkashian, Kim is an American violist, teacher, musician and composer.

Her albums: Shostakovich, Chihara, Bouchard, Hayren, Neharot, Asturiana: Songs from Spain and Argentina, , Voci, Elegies, Schubert: Quartet No. 15, D. 887 / Mozart: Adagio & Fugue, K. 546, Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 15 / Gubaidulina: Rejoice and Kammermusik (Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, feat. conductor: Riccardo Chailly). Genres she performed include Classical music.

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John Lombardo

John Lombardo (September 30, 1952 Jamestown-) also known as Lombardo, John is an American songwriter and record producer.

Genres he performed include Folk rock, Folk music and Alternative rock.

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Bob Casale

Bob Casale (July 14, 1952 Kent-February 17, 2014 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Casale, Bob or Bob2 was an American musician, guitarist, keyboard player and bassist. He had two children, Alex Casale and Samantha Casale.

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Walter Murphy

Walter Murphy (December 19, 1952 New York City-) a.k.a. Murphy, Walter, Walter Muphy, Walter Anthony Murphy, Jr. or Uncle Louie is an American musician, music arranger, film score composer and songwriter.

Related albums: Discosymphony, The Best of Walter Murphy, A Fifth of Beethoven, Phantom of the Opera and Family Guy: Live in Vegas. Genres he performed: Disco, Classical music, Jazz, Rhythm and blues, Film score, Funk, Big Band, Swing music and Soul music.

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Ernie Isley

Ernie Isley (March 7, 1952 Cincinnati-) otherwise known as Isley, Ernie is an American guitarist, drummer, bassist, songwriter, percussionist and singer.

Discography: High Wire. Genres: Rhythm and blues, Funk, Funk rock and Rock music.

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Michael McDonald

Michael McDonald (February 12, 1952 St. Louis-) also known as Michael Mc Donald, Michael H. McDonald or McDonald, Michael is an American singer, drummer, keyboard player and songwriter. He has two children, Dylan McDonald and Scarlett McDonald.

His albums: Blink of an Eye, Blue Obsession, The Voice of Michael McDonald, The Ultimate Collection, Through the Many Winters: A Christmas Album, All We Got (It's Not Enough, It's Never Enough), Cuts, In the Spirit: A Christmas Album, Let's Stay Together and Motown Two. Genres: Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Blue-eyed soul, Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Yacht Rock, Soul music and Soft rock.

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Bob Mover

Bob Mover (March 22, 1952 Boston-) a.k.a. Mover, Bob is an American singer.

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June Anderson

June Anderson (December 30, 1952 Boston-) otherwise known as Anderson, June is an American singer.

Discography: Candide, , Carmina Burana, Mosè in Egitto and Rigoletto [Highlights].

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Lee Ritenour

Lee Ritenour (January 11, 1952 Los Angeles-) also known as Ritenour, Lee, Lee Ritentour, Lee Mack Ritenour, Captain Fingers or Lee Ritenaur is an American guitarist, composer and record producer.

His albums include Rio, Collection, Rit, The Best of Lee Ritenour, Rit 2, On the Line, Portrait, Color Rit, Stolen Moments and Wes Bound. Genres he performed: Jazz, Jazz fusion, Progressive rock, Bebop, Jazz-funk, Smooth jazz, Pop music, Post-bop and Sophisti-pop.

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Gerry Beckley

Gerry Beckley (September 12, 1952 Fort Worth-) also known as Beckley, Gerry, Gerald Linford Beckley or America is an American songwriter and singer. His children are Matthew Beckley and Joe Beckley.

His discography includes: Go Man Go (The Van Go Gan Remixes), Van Go Gan, Like a Brother, Horizontal Fall, Happy Hour :) and Unfortunate Casino. Genres: Rock music and Acoustic music.

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R. Stevie Moore

R. Stevie Moore (January 18, 1952 Nashville-) also known as R Stevie Moore, Moore, R. Stevie, Robert Stevie Moore or Moore, Robert Stevie is an American songwriter, singer, musician and artist.

His albums: Stance, Everything, Teenage Spectacular, Report Card (disc 1), Hobbies Galore, Phonography, What's the Point?!!, Games and Groceries, Verve and Glad Music. Genres related to him: Lo-fi music, Tape music, Folk jazz, New Wave, Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Classical music, Jazz, Punk rock, Experimental music, Country, Indie rock, Pop rock, Power pop, Spoken word, Outsider music and Folk music.

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Billy Powell

Billy Powell (June 3, 1952 Corpus Christi-January 28, 2009 Orange Park) also known as Powell, Billy or William Norris "Billy" Powell was an American musician, songwriter and keyboard player.

Genres he performed: Southern rock, Country rock, Hard rock and Blues rock.

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Gregg Henry

Gregg Henry (May 6, 1952 Lakewood-) also known as Gregg Lee Henry, Henry Lee Gregg or Henry is an American actor, musician, singer, songwriter and pianist.

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Roy Campbell, Jr.

Roy Campbell, Jr. (September 29, 1952 Los Angeles-January 9, 2014 The Bronx) also known as Roy Campbell was an American , .

His albums include Communion, New Kingdom and La Tierra del Fuego. His related genres: Funk, Rhythm and blues, Bebop and Free jazz.

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Randy Jones

Randy Jones (September 13, 1952 Raleigh-) otherwise known as The Village People or Village People is an American singer and actor.

Genres: Pop music and Disco.

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Carole Fredericks

Carole Fredericks (June 5, 1952 Springfield-June 7, 2001 Dakar) also known as Carole Denise Fredericks, Carol Fredericks or Lady Carol Miles was an American singer and actor.

Her most recognized albums: Qu'est-ce qui t'amène, Springfield, Couleurs et Parfums, Rouge, Fredericks - Goldman - Jones and Personnes ne saurait. Genres she performed: Blues, Rock music, Rhythm and blues, French pop music and Gospel music.

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