American musicians born in 1962

Here are 50 famous musicians from United States of America were born in 1962:

Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks (February 7, 1962 Tulsa-) also known as Chris Gaines, Troyal Garth Brooks or Brooks, Garth is an American singer-songwriter, musician, actor, film producer and music artist. He has three children, Taylor Mayne Pearl Brooks, August Anna Brooks and Allie Colleen Brooks.

His albums: Garth Brooks, No Fences, Ropin' the Wind, Beyond the Season, The Chase, In Pieces, The Collection, The Hits, Standing Outside the Fire and Fresh Horses. Genres: Country, Country rock, Rock music and Country pop.

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Kirk Hammett

Kirk Hammett (November 18, 1962 San Francisco-) a.k.a. Kirk Lee Hammett, Hammett, Kirk, Metallica, The Ripper or Kirk Hampster is an American musician, songwriter, guitarist, author, bassist and pianist. His children are Angel Ray Keala Hammett and Vincenzo Kainalu Hammett.

Genres he performed: Hard rock, Heavy metal, Thrash metal and Speed metal.

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Paula Abdul

Paula Abdul (June 19, 1962 San Fernando-) also known as Abdul, Paula or Paula Julie Abdul is an American actor, music video director, television producer, dancer, choreographer, tv personality, voice actor and singer-songwriter.

Her albums include Forever Your Girl, Shut Up and Dance: The Dance Mixes, Spellbound, Ain't Never Gonna Give You Up, Cold Hearted, Crazy Cool, Opposites Attract, Rush Rush, Straight Up and Vibeology. Genres related to her: Pop music, Dance music, Rhythm and blues, Contemporary R&B, Dance-pop and New jack swing.

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Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow (February 11, 1962 Kennett-) otherwise known as Cheryl Crow, Sheryl Crow and Friends, Shery Crow, Sheryl Crown, Sheryl Suzanne Crow, Crow, Sheryl or S. Crow is an American musician, singer-songwriter, music teacher, artist, actor, record producer, composer, film score composer, voice actor and music artist. She has two children, Wyatt Steven Crow and Levi James Crow.

Related albums: Tuesday Night Music Club, All I Wanna Do, Run Baby Run, Everyday Is a Winding Road, If It Makes You Happy, Hard to Make a Stand, Tomorrow Never Dies, There Goes the Neighborhood (disc 2), My Favorite Mistake and The Globe Sessions. Genres related to her: Folk music, Pop music, Rock music, Country, Blues rock, Pop rock, Alternative rock, Cowpunk, Country rock, Folk rock, Roots rock, Musical theatre and Southern rock.

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Tommy Lee

Tommy Lee (October 3, 1962 Athens-) also known as Thomas Lee Bass or T-Bone is an American musician, disc jockey, film score composer, actor, film producer, singer-songwriter, drummer and songwriter. He has two children, Brandon Thomas Lee and Dylan Jagger Lee.

Discography: Tommyland: The Ride, Trying to Be Me, Never a Dull Moment, Static, , , Uncle Demon EP and Bay Badnesss. Genres: Heavy metal, Rapcore, Glam metal, Alternative metal, Electronica, Hard rock, Nu metal, Post-grunge, Electronic dance music, Rap metal, Progressive house, House music and Electro house.

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Sam Phillips

Sam Phillips (January 28, 1962 Glendale-) a.k.a. Leslie Phillips, Sam Philips or Leslie Ann Phillips is an American singer-songwriter, actor and composer. She has one child, Simone Burnett.

Her albums: The Turning, The Indescribable Wow, Cruel Inventions, Martinis & Bikinis, Omnipop (It's Only a Flesh Wound Lambchop), Zero Zero Zero, Fan Dance, A Boot and a Shoe, Beyond Saturday Night and Black and White in a Grey World. Genres she performed include Contemporary Christian music and Alternative rock.

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Kira Roessler

Kira Roessler (June 12, 1962 New Haven-) a.k.a. Roessler, Kira or Kira is an American musician and dialogue editor.

Genres: Alternative rock, Punk rock and Hardcore punk.

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Ian MacKaye

Ian MacKaye (April 16, 1962 Washington, D.C.-) also known as MacKaye, Ian, Ian McKaye or Ian Thomas Garner MacKaye is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, musician, guitarist and film score composer. His child is Carmine Francis Farina MacKaye.

Genres he performed include Indie rock, Alternative rock, Punk rock, Straight edge, Experimental rock, Hardcore punk, Post-hardcore, Emo, Industrial rock and Noise rock.

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Joan Osborne

Joan Osborne (July 8, 1962 Anchorage-) otherwise known as Joan Osbourne, Joan Elizabeth Osborne or Osborne, Joan is an American singer, singer-songwriter, songwriter, musician and actor.

Her discography includes: Soul Show, Blue Million Miles, One of Us, Relish, Early Recordings, Righteous Love, How Sweet It Is, St Teresa, Breakfast in Bed and One of Us. Genres: Folk music, Rock music, Blues, Country and Country rock.

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Art Alexakis

Art Alexakis (April 12, 1962 Los Angeles-) a.k.a. A.P. Alexakis, Arthur Paul Alexakis, Big Daddy or Arthur Paul "Art" Alexakis is an American songwriter, singer, guitarist, musician, actor, activist, composer and political activist. His children are Annabella Rose Alexakis and Arizona Star Alexakis.

Genres: Rock music, Acoustic music, Cowpunk, Alternative rock and Post-grunge.

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Cliff Burton

Cliff Burton (February 10, 1962 Castro Valley-September 27, 1986 Ljungby) a.k.a. Burton, Cliff, Cllifford Lee Burton, Clifford Lee "Cliff" Burton or Metallica was an American musician, songwriter and bassist.

Genres he performed: Thrash metal, Hard rock, Heavy metal, Speed metal, Power metal, Punk rock and Progressive metal.

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Mike Ness

Mike Ness (April 3, 1962 Lynn-) a.k.a. Ness, Mike or Michael James Ness is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and musician.

His discography includes: Under the Influences, Volume 1, Cheating at Solitaire and Live at the Hootenanny, Vol. 1. Genres he performed include Rockabilly, Punk rock, Country, Alternative country, Cowpunk, Psychobilly, Punk blues and Folk punk.

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James Marsters

James Marsters (August 20, 1962 Greenville-) also known as James Wesley Marsters is an American actor, musician and voice actor. His child is Sullivan Marsters.

His albums include Civilized Man and Like a Waterfall.

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Brett Gurewitz

Brett Gurewitz (May 12, 1962 Los Angeles-) also known as Gurewitz, Brett, Mr. Brett, The Legendary Starbolt, Brett Religion or Brett W. Gurewitz is an American record producer, guitarist, musician and songwriter. He has three children, Nico Moon Celeste Gurewitz, Frida Gurewitz and Max Gurewitz.

His albums: Mr Brett Demo Sessions (Tape). Genres: Punk rock, Hardcore punk, Digital hardcore and Melodic hardcore.

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Marty Friedman

Marty Friedman (December 8, 1962 Washington, D.C.-) otherwise known as マーティ・フリードマン or Martin Adam Friedman is an American musician, songwriter, guitarist and actor.

His albums: Dragon's Kiss, Scenes, Introduction, True Obsessions, Music for Speeding, Loudspeaker, Exhibit A: Live in Europe, Future Addict, Tokyo Jukebox and Friedman of the Opera. Genres he performed include Neoclassical metal, Progressive rock, Thrash metal, Instrumental rock, J-pop, Enka, Heavy metal, Speed metal, Hard rock, Gagaku, Pop music, Glam metal and Power metal.

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Anthony Kiedis

Anthony Kiedis (November 1, 1962 Grand Rapids-) a.k.a. The Tuff Daddy, Cole Dammett, Mike Chester, The Swan, Tony, Tony Flow, Antoine the Swan, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Red Hot Chilli Peppers or The Red Hot Chili Peppers is an American songwriter, actor, singer-songwriter, lyricist and musician. He has one child, Everly Bear Kiedis.

Genres he performed include Alternative rock, Funk rock, Rock music, Punk rock, Rap rock and Funk metal.

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Hillel Slovak

Hillel Slovak (April 13, 1962 Haifa-June 25, 1988 Hollywood) also known as Slovak, Hillel or Red Hot Chili Peppers was an American musician, songwriter and guitarist.

His related genres: Alternative rock, Funk rock, Punk funk, Punk rock and Funk metal.

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Michelle Shocked

Michelle Shocked (February 24, 1962 Dallas-) otherwise known as Michelle Johnston or Shocked, Michelle is an American singer, songwriter and musician.

Related albums: Short Sharp Shocked, On the Greener Side, Come a Long Way, Mercury Poise: 1988-1995, Deep Natural, Dub Natural, Don't Ask Don't Tell, Got No Strings, Mexican Standoff and Bremen Oct 15 2002 2. Genres: Americana and Indie folk.

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Paavo Järvi

Paavo Järvi (December 30, 1962 Tallinn-) also known as Paavo Jarvi or Järvi, Paavo is an American conductor and music director.

His discography includes: Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5, Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Exodus, Suite from "L'Histoire du soldat" / Concerto in E-flat "Dumbarton Oaks" / Concerto en ré / Suite No. 1 / Suite No. 2, Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra / Lutosławski: Concerto for Orchestra / Fanfare for Louisville, Sibelius: Symphony no. 2 in D major / Tubin: Symphony no. 5 in B minor, West Side Story Symphonic Dances / Facsimile / Divertimento, Estonia: Pärt, Tüür, Tubin, Piano Concerto no. 1 / Hungarian Dances, and Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 / Martinů: Symphony No. 2. Genres he performed: Classical music.

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Izzy Stradlin

Izzy Stradlin (April 8, 1962 Lafayette-) also known as Jeffrey Dean Isbell or izzy_stradlin is an American guitarist, musician and songwriter.

His most recognized albums: Shuffle It All, Apprentice 5, Fire, the Acoustic Album, Guns Without Roses Live, Like a Dog, On Down the Road, Ride On, Miami, 117° and River. Genres he performed: Hard rock, Rock music, Reggae, Rhythm and blues, Acoustic music, Heavy metal and Blues rock.

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Greg Gilmore

Greg Gilmore (January 3, 1962 France-) also known as Gilmore, Greg is an American musician.

Genres related to him: Rock music, Grunge and Punk rock.

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Jack Irons

Jack Irons (July 18, 1962 Los Angeles-) a.k.a. Irons, Jack, Jack Steven Irons or Pearl Jam is an American musician, songwriter and drummer.

His most important albums: Attention Dimension and No Heads Are Better Than One. Genres: Rock music, Funk rock, Experimental rock, Alternative rock, Hard rock, Grunge, Progressive rock, Funk metal and Art rock.

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Rachel Z

Rachel Z (December 28, 1962 Manhattan-) also known as Rachel Z Trio or Z, Rachel is an American jazz pianist and pianist.

Her most recognized albums: Everlasting, First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, Trust the Universe, Grace, Moon at the Window, Room of One's Own and Love Is the Power.

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David Bryan

David Bryan (February 7, 1962 Perth Amboy-) also known as David Bryan Rashbaum, Dave or David Rashbaum is an American musician, keyboard player and composer. He has three children, Gabrielle Luna Rashbaum, Colton Moon Rashbaum and Tyger Lily Rashbaum.

His albums include On a Full Moon, Lunar Eclipse, The Toxic Avenger (2009) and Memphis: A New Musical. Genres he performed include Hard rock, Piano rock, Rock music, Instrumental, Glam metal and Heavy metal.

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Matt Cameron

Matt Cameron (November 28, 1962 San Diego-) also known as Cameron, Matt, Matt, Matthew David Cameron, Ted Dameron, Foo Cameron or Matthew David "Matt" Cameron is an American musician, songwriter, drummer and singer. His children are called Ray Cameron and Josie Cameron.

His albums: Drumgasm. His related genres: Alternative rock, Grunge, Hard rock, Psychedelic music, Neo-psychedelia, Alternative metal, Garage rock and Heavy metal.

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Niki Haris

Niki Haris (April 17, 1962 Benton Harbor-) also known as Niki Harris, Niki Haire, Nadirah Shakoor or Gina Nichole Haire is an American singer, actor and dancer. Her child is Jordan Ann King.

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Gilby Clarke

Gilby Clarke (August 17, 1962 Cleveland-) also known as Clarke, Gilby or Gilbert Clarke is an American record producer, musician, guitarist and songwriter.

His most well known albums: Blooze, 99 Live, The Hangover, Gilby Clarke, Pawnshop Guitars, Rubber and Swag. Genres he performed: Hard rock and Heavy metal.

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Ron McGovney

Ron McGovney (November 2, 1962 Los Angeles-) also known as McGovney, Ron or Ronald McGovney is an American musician and bassist.

Genres: Heavy metal, Thrash metal and Speed metal.

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Chris Botti

Chris Botti (October 12, 1962 Portland-) also known as Botti, Chris, Christopher Stephen Botti, Chris Dotti or Christopher Stephen "Chris" Botti is an American radio personality, trumpeter and musician.

His albums include Slowing Down the World, To Love Again: The Duets, Live: With Orchestra and Special Guests, Italia, When I Fall in Love, A Thousand Kisses Deep, Chris Botti in Boston, December, The Very Best Of and Caught. Genres he performed include Jazz and Smooth jazz.

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Mark Coyne

Mark Coyne (November 19, 1962-) a.k.a. Coyne, Mark is an American singer.

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James Kottak

James Kottak (December 26, 1962 Louisville-) also known as Kottak, James is an American drummer, songwriter and musician.

Genres he performed: Hard rock and Heavy metal.

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Tyson Meade

Tyson Meade (September 15, 1962 Bartlesville-) also known as Meade, Tyson is an American musician and singer-songwriter.

Genres he performed: Rock music, Independent music and Alternative rock.

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Mike Bordin

Mike Bordin (November 27, 1962 San Francisco-) a.k.a. Bordin, Mike, Mike 'Puffy' Bordin or Michael Andrew Bordin is an American musician and drummer.

Genres he performed include Alternative metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock, Alternative rock, Funk rock, Funk metal and Grunge.

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Josh Silver

Josh Silver (November 16, 1962-) also known as Silver, Josh is an American keyboard player.

His related genres: Doom metal, Hard rock, Gothic metal and Heavy metal.

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Patricia Morrison

Patricia Morrison (January 14, 1962 Los Angeles-) a.k.a. Morrison, Patricia or Patricia Anne Rainone is an American singer, bassist and songwriter. Her child is called Emily Vanian.

Her most well known albums: Reflect on This. Genres she performed: Punk rock, Gothic rock and Punk blues.

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Leon Robinson

Leon Robinson (March 8, 1962 New York City-) also known as Leon Preston Robinson IV or Leon is an American actor, singer and film producer. His child is called Noelle Robinson.

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Sananda Maitreya

Sananda Maitreya (March 15, 1962 Manhattan-) also known as Terence Trent D'Arby, Trence Trent D'Arby, Terrence Trent D'Arby, Terence Trend D'arby, Terense Trent D'Arby, Terence Trent DArby, Sanada Maitreya A.K.A. Terence Trent D'Arby, Terance Trent Darby, Terence Trent Howard, D'Arby, Terence Trent, Maitreya, Sananda, Terence Trent D’Arby, Terence Darby or Terence Trent D' Arby is an American actor, film score composer, singer-songwriter, composer and record producer. He has two children, Francesco Mingus Maitreya and Federico Elvis Maitreya.

His albums include Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby, Neither Fish Nor Flesh, Terence Trent D'Arby's Symphony or Damn, Vibrator, Do You Love Me Like They Say: The Very Best of Terence Trent D'Arby, Early Works, Greatest Hits, Holding on to You, She Kissed Me and Sign Your Name. Genres related to him: Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Psychedelic soul, Contemporary R&B and Funk.

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Jim Matheos

Jim Matheos (November 22, 1962 Westfield-) a.k.a. Matheos, Jim is an American songwriter and musician.

Discography: Away With Words, First Impressions, Sympathetic Resonance and Halo Effect. Genres related to him: Progressive metal.

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Charlie Benante

Charlie Benante (November 27, 1962 The Bronx-) also known as Charles Lance Benante, Anthrax or Charles Lee "Charlie" Benante is an American artist, musician, songwriter and drummer.

His related genres: Heavy metal, Thrash metal and Speed metal.

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Richard Brooks

Richard Brooks (December 7, 1962 Cleveland-) also known as Richard L. Brooks or Richard Lee Brooks is an American actor, singer and film director.

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John Wesley

John Wesley (June 1, 1962-) also known as Wesley, John is an American songwriter and singer.

Discography: The Emperor Falls, The Closing of the Pale Blue Eyes, Chasing Monsters, Shiver, Under the Red and White Sky, Live at Katie Fitzgerald's, The Last Light, Domino and The Lilypad Suite.

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Brownmark (March 8, 1962 Minneapolis-) a.k.a. Brown Mark, Mark Brown or BrownMark is an American musician and record producer.

His albums: Just Like That and Good Feeling. Genres related to him: Rock music, Rhythm and blues and Funk.

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Al Pitrelli

Al Pitrelli (September 26, 1962 New York-) a.k.a. Pitrelli, Al is an American guitarist, musician and songwriter.

Genres he performed: Hard rock, Heavy metal, Progressive rock, Thrash metal, Symphonic rock and Symphonic metal.

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Robert Swirsky

Robert Swirsky (December 1, 1962-) is an American computer scientist.

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Busy Bee Starski

Busy Bee Starski (October 26, 1962 The Bronx-) also known as Busy Bee, David Parker, The Chief Rocker Busy Bee, Chief Rocker, Chief Rocker Busy Bee or David James Parker is an American musician, rapper and singer-songwriter.

His discography includes: Running Thangs, Running Thangs, Thank God for Busy Bee, Making Cash Money and School Days. Genres he performed: Hip hop music and Old-school hip hop.

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Karl Mueller

Karl Mueller (July 27, 1962 Minneapolis-June 17, 2005) also known as Mueller, Karl was an American bassist.

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Tony Meléndez

Tony Meléndez (January 9, 1962 Rivas, Nicaragua-) also known as José Antonio Meléndez Rodríguez, Melendez, Tony or Tony Melendez is an American singer, songwriter and composer.

His albums include Take My Hand. Genres he performed include Christian music.

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Dan Murphy

Dan Murphy (July 12, 1962 Duluth-) also known as Daniel Murphy or Murphy, Dan is an American guitarist and songwriter.

Genres: Rock music, Hard rock, Alternative rock and Grunge.

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Tony Harnell

Tony Harnell (September 18, 1962 San Diego-) also known as Harnell, Tony is an American singer.

His albums: Cinematic, Sonic Heroes Official Soundtrack and Round Trip. Genres: Hard rock, Heavy metal, Glam metal and Acoustic music.

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Mark Arm

Mark Arm (February 21, 1962 Vandenberg Air Force Base-) also known as Arm, Mark, Mark McLaughlin, Mark Thomas McLaughlin or Mudhoney is an American singer, musician, songwriter and actor.

His albums include The Freewheelin' Mark Arm. His related genres: Grunge, Garage rock, Alternative rock and Garage punk.

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