American musicians born in 1935

Here are 50 famous musicians from United States of America were born in 1935:

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley (January 8, 1935 Tupelo-August 16, 1977 Memphis) also known as Elvis, Elvis Aron Presley, The King of Rock 'n' Roll, Elvis Aaron Presley, King of Rock and Roll, Elvis, the pelvis, The King, The King of Rock and Roll or "The Pelvis " was an American singer, actor, musician and soldier. His child is called Lisa Marie Presley.

His most well known albums: Heartbreak Hotel, Love Me Tender / Any Way You Want Me, Elvis, Love Me Tender, Elvis Christmas, Elvis Is Back!, Something for Everybody, Blue Hawaii, How Great Thou Art and From Elvis in Memphis. Genres he performed include Gospel music, Rockabilly, Rock music, Country, Blues, Rhythm and blues, Country rock, Pop music, Christian music, Rock and roll, Pop rock, Soul music and Adult contemporary music.

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Sonny Bono

Sonny Bono (February 16, 1935 Detroit-January 5, 1998 Stateline) a.k.a. Salvatore Philip Bono, Mayor Sonny Bono, Sonny Christie, Ronny Sommers, Prince Carter, Salvatore Phillip "Sonny" Bono, Sonny or Sonny Bonno was an American record producer, politician, singer, actor, songwriter, musician and film score composer. He had five children, Chaz Bono, Christine Bono, Chesare Elan Bono, Chianna Maria Bono and Sean Bono.

His discography includes: Inner Views and Laugh at Me. Genres: Rock music and Pop music.

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Terry Riley

Terry Riley (June 24, 1935 Colfax-) a.k.a. Poppy Nogood and the Phantom Band or Riley, Terry is an American composer and saxophonist. He has one child, Gyan Riley.

His albums: A Rainbow in Curved Air, Happy Ending, In C: 25th Anniversary Concert, Atlantis Nath, Cadenza on the Night Plain, In C (Bang on a Can), In C (Members of the Center of the Creative and Performing Arts in the State University of New York at Buffalo feat. conductor & saxophone: Terry Riley), Music for the Gift, Persian Surgery Dervishes and Reed Streams - L'infonie in C (Mantra). Genres related to him: 20th-century classical music, Contemporary classical music, Minimal music and Classical music.

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Woody Allen

Woody Allen (December 1, 1935 The Bronx-) also known as Allan Stewart Konigsberg, Allen Konigsberg, Allen Stewart Konigsberg or Heywood Allen is an American comedian, film director, actor, playwright, musician, screenwriter, writer, voice actor, film score composer and film producer. He has five children, Ronan Farrow, Dylan O'Sullivan Farrow, Manzie Tio Allen, Bechet Allen and Moses Farrow.

Discography: Wild Man Blues, , Accords et désaccords, , , , , , and . Genres: Comedy.

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P.D.Q. Bach

P.D.Q. Bach (July 17, 1935 Leipzig-) also known as P.D.Q. Bach (Peter Schikele), PDQ Bach, Peter Schikele, Peter Schickele, P. D. Q. Bach or Bach, P.D.Q. is an American composer.

His albums include Music for an Awful Lot of Winds & Percussion, The Ill-Conceived P.D.Q. Bach Anthology, The Dreaded P.D.Q. Bach Collection, The Short-Tempered Clavier and Other Dysfunctional Works for Keyboard, The Wurst of P.D.Q. Bach, Music for an Awful Lot of Winds & Percussion (Turtle Mountain Naval Base Tactical Wind Ensemble feat. conductor: Peter Schickele), A Little Nightmare Music, Portrait of P.D.Q. Bach, The Intimate P.D.Q. Bach and P.D.Q. Bach on the Air (I Virtuousi di Hoople feat. conductor: Peter Schickele, countertenor: John Ferrante).

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Rahsaan Roland Kirk

Rahsaan Roland Kirk (August 7, 1935 Columbus-December 5, 1977 Bloomington) a.k.a. Roland Kirk, Rashaan Roland Kirk, Kirk, Rahsaan Roland, Kirk, Roland or Ronald Theodore Kirk was an American oboist, musician, composer, bandleader, flutist and multi-instrumentalist.

His most well known albums: Verve Jazz Masters 27, The Man Who Cried Fire, (I, Eye, Aye), Bright Moments, Compliments of the Mysterious Phantom, Dog Years in the Fourth Ring, Domino, Other Folks Music, Rahsaan Rahsaan and Rip, Rig and Panic / Now Please Don't You Cry, Beautiful Edith. Genres: Jazz, Hard bop, Avant-garde jazz, Soul jazz, Post-bop and Mainstream jazz.

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Jerry Lee Lewis

Jerry Lee Lewis (September 29, 1935 Ferriday-) a.k.a. Jerry Lee Lewis with His Pumping Piano, Jerry Lee Lewis & His Pumping Piano, Jerry Lewis, Gerald Lee Lewis, Lewis, Jerry Lee, The Killer, The Killer Himself, The Ferriday Fireball, Killer or rock & roll's first great wild man is an American singer, songwriter, keyboard player, pianist, musician, actor and singer-songwriter. He has six children, Phoebe Lewis, Steven Allen Lewis, Ronnie Guy Lewis, Jerry Lee Lewis Jr., Jerry Lee Lewis III and Lori Lee Lewis .

His most recognized albums: Great Balls of Fire / You Win Again, Jerry Lee Lewis, When Two Worlds Collide, Up Through the Years: 1956-1963, Great Balls of Fire, Classic, The Very Best of Jerry Lee Lewis, Volume 1: Whole Lot of Shakin' Going On, Rockin' the Blues: 25 Great Sun Recordings (Rare and Unreleased Classics!), Southern Roots / Boogie Woogie Country Man and Last Man Standing. Genres he performed: Rockabilly, Rock music, Country, Rock and roll, Blues, Honky-tonk, Gospel music and Rhythm and blues.

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La Monte Young

La Monte Young (October 14, 1935 Bern, Idaho-) a.k.a. LaMonte Young, Young, La Monte or La Monte Thornton Young is an American composer, musician and music artist.

His albums: The Second Dream of the High-Tension Line Stepdown Transformer From the Four Dreams of China, The Black Record, Trio for Strings, , Dream House 78' 17", The Tamburas of Pandit Pran Nath, Inside the Dream Syndicate, Volume I: Day of Niagara (1965), Just Charles & Cello in the Romantic Chord (2002-2003), Just Stompin': Live at the Kitchen and Just West Coast. Genres he performed: Minimal music.

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Diahann Carroll

Diahann Carroll (July 17, 1935 The Bronx-) also known as Carol Diahann Johnson, Caroll Diahann Johnson or Carol Diann Johnson is an American singer, actor and voice actor. She has two children, Suzanne Kay Bamford and Charves Damone.

Her discography includes: A Tribute To Ethel Waters, No, Strings and Fun Life / The Fabulous Diahann Carroll.

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Grant Green

Grant Green (June 6, 1935 St. Louis-January 31, 1979 New York City) a.k.a. Green, Grant was an American songwriter, musician and guitarist.

His albums: Idle Moments, Grantstand, First Session, Blue Breakbeats, Green Street, I Want to Hold Your Hand, Standards, Street Funk & Jazz Grooves: The Best of Grant Green, The Final Comedown and Feelin' the Spirit. His related genres: Hard bop, Soul jazz, Jazz, Funk, Jazz-funk and Post-bop.

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Joe Tex

Joe Tex (August 8, 1935 Rogers-August 13, 1982 Navasota) also known as Joseph Arrington Jr., Tex, Joe, Yusuf Hazziez or Joseph Arrington Hazziez was an American songwriter, singer, musician and singer-songwriter.

His albums include Buying a Book, Rub Down, 25 Greatest Hits, Complete Dial Recordings, Volume 4, Golden Classics, Grand Master of Soul, Greatest Hits, The Very Best of Joe Tex, Joe Tex and Bumps & Bruises. Genres he performed include Funk, Rhythm and blues, Southern soul, Rap music, Disco, Rock and roll and Soul music.

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Herb Alpert

Herb Alpert (March 31, 1935 Los Angeles-) also known as Herb Albert, Herbert Alpert, herb_alpert, Alpert, Herb, Dore Alpert, Herbert "Herb" Alpert, Herb Albert and the Tijuana Brass, Herb Albert & The Tijuana Brass, TJB, Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass or Tito Alpert is an American record producer, businessperson, singer, songwriter, composer, theatrical producer, trumpeter, music executive, musician, actor, painter, sculptor, film score composer and music arranger. He has four children, Aria Alpert, Eden Alpert, Amanda Alpert and Dore Alpert.

His albums include Definitive Hits, My Abstract Heart, Passion Dance, A&M Gold Series, Fandango, North on South St., Rise, Diamonds, The Lonely Bull and Second Wind. Genres: Funk, Jazz, Pop music, Rhythm and blues and Latin American music.

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Gary Peacock

Gary Peacock (May 12, 1935 Burley-) a.k.a. Peacock, Gary is an American bassist, composer, musician and educator.

His discography includes: Whisper Not, Tales of Another, Still Live, First Encounter, Tokyo '96, Bye Bye Blackbird, Shift in the Wind, December Poems, Voice from the Past – Paradigm and Guamba. Genres he performed: Jazz, Bebop, Avant-garde jazz, Hard bop, Post-bop and Free jazz.

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John Phillips

John Phillips (August 30, 1935 Parris Island-March 18, 2001 Los Angeles) a.k.a. John Edmund Andrew Phillips, 'Papa' John Phillips, Johnny Phillips, Papa John, JP or Phillips was an American songwriter, singer, musician, film score composer, guitarist and promoter. He had five children, Chynna Phillips, Mackenzie Phillips, Bijou Phillips, Tamerlane Phillips and Jeffrey Phillips.

His discography includes: John Phillips (John, the Wolf King of L.A.), Jack of Diamonds, Pay Pack & Follow, Phillips 66 and Pussycat. Genres: Pop music and Folk music.

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Henry Grimes

Henry Grimes (November 3, 1935 Philadelphia-) also known as Grimes, Henry is an American musician, bassist and composer.

His albums: Live at the Kerava Jazz Festival, Going to the Ritual, Profound Sound Trio: Opus de Life, Solo and Live at the Village Vanguard. Genres: Jazz and Spoken word.

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Johnny Mathis

Johnny Mathis (September 30, 1935 Gilmer-) also known as Johhny Mathis, Jojnny Mathis, Jonny Mathis, Jhonny Mathis, Country Johnny Mathis, John Royce Mathis, Mathis, Johnny, Johnnie Mathis or Mathis, Johnnie is an American singer, songwriter and actor.

His most well known albums: Good Night, Dear Lord, Johnny's Greatest Hits, Faithfully, I'm Stone in Love With You, In a Sentimental Mood: Mathis Sings Ellington, How Do You Keep the Music Playing?, All About Love, The Very Best of Johnny Mathis, 14 Special Hits and A Personal Collection: The Christmas Music of Johnny Mathis. Genres: Jazz, Pop music, Latin American music, Soul music, Easy listening and Country.

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Paul Chambers

Paul Chambers (April 22, 1935 Pittsburgh-January 4, 1969 New York City) a.k.a. Chambers, Paul or Paul Laurence Dunbar Chambers, Jr. was an American musician, bassist and composer.

His albums include Mosaic Select 5: Paul Chambers, Whims of Chambers, Chambers' Music, Paul Chambers Quintet, High Step, 1st Bassman, Go, Bass on Top, We Three and The Complete Vee Jay Sessions 1959-1961. His related genres: Jazz, Modal jazz, Hard bop and Bebop.

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Cecil McBee

Cecil McBee (May 19, 1935 Tulsa-) is an American musician and bassist.

Discography: Power Trio, Unspoken, Music From the Source, Alternate Spaces, Mutima and Time Speaks. Genres related to him: Jazz.

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John Patton

John Patton (July 12, 1935 Kansas City-March 19, 2002 Montclair) also known as Patton, John or Big John Patton was an American organist.

His albums: The Organization! - The Best of 'Big' John Patton, Let 'Em Roll, Understanding, Minor Swing, Blue Planet Man, Along Came John, Blue John, This One's for Ja, The Way I Feel and Oh Baby!.

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Jill Corey

Jill Corey (September 30, 1935 Avonmore-) also known as Norma Jean Speranza is an American singer and actor. Her child is Clare Hoak.

Related albums: Sometimes I'm Happy, Sometimes I'm Blue. Genres: Traditional pop music.

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Tootie Heath

Tootie Heath (May 31, 1935 Philadelphia-) also known as Albert "Tootie" Heath, Heath, Albert "Tootie" or Albert Heath is an American musician.

Discography: Live at Smalls. Genres he performed include Jazz.

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Johnny Bush

Johnny Bush (February 17, 1935 Houston-) otherwise known as Bush, Johnny is an American singer, musician and songwriter.

His most recognized albums: Greatest Hits, Volume 1, 14 Greatest Hits and Green Snakes. His related genres: Honky-tonk, Country and Western swing.

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Bobby Vinton

Bobby Vinton (April 16, 1935 Canonsburg-) also known as Vinton, Bobby, B. Vinton, The Polish Prince, Stanley Vintula Jr., Stanley Robert Vintula, Jr. or Stanley Robert Vinton, Jr. is an American singer, singer-songwriter, actor and musician. He has five children, Robert Vinton, Kristin Vinton, Christopher Vinton, Jennifer Vinton and Rebecca Vinton.

His albums include Bobby Vinton Plays for His Li'l Darling, Dancing at the Hop, Roses Are Red, Bobby Vinton's Greatest Hits, More of Bobby's Greatest Hits, Wooden Heart, 16 Most Requested Songs, 20 All-Time Greatest Hits, Blue Velvet and Bobby Vinton Collectors Series, Volume II. Genres he performed include Pop music and Lounge music.

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Bobby Bare

Bobby Bare (April 7, 1935 Ironton-) otherwise known as Bobbie Bare, Robert Joseph Bare or Bare, Bobby is an American songwriter and singer. He has one child, Bobby Bare, Jr..

His most well known albums: The Essential Bobby Bare, Super Hits, The Moon Was Blue, All American Boy, Bare Tracks: The Columbia Years, Detroit City, Live at Gilley's, Lullabys, Legends, and Lies, Old Dogs and Pure Country. Genres: Country and Folk music.

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Al Jackson, Jr.

Al Jackson, Jr. (November 27, 1935 Memphis-October 1, 1975 Memphis) otherwise known as Jackson, Al, Jr. was an American drummer and musician.

Genres he performed include Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Funk and Memphis soul.

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Carol Kaye

Carol Kaye (March 24, 1935 Everett-) also known as Kaye, Carol is an American teacher, session musician and bassist.

Her most well known albums: Thumbs Up.

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Gretchen Cryer

Gretchen Cryer (October 17, 1935 Dunreith-) also known as Gretchen Kiger Cryer, Gretchen Kiger or Kiger is an American songwriter, singer, actor, screenwriter, playwright and lyricist. She has three children, Jon Cryer, Shelley Cryer and Robin Cryer.

Gretchen Cryer began her career in New York City's off-Broadway theater scene in the 1960s, where she performed in and wrote a number of successful productions. One of her most famous works is the musical comedy "I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking It on the Road," which she wrote with composer Nancy Ford. The show premiered off-Broadway in 1978 and later moved to Broadway, where it was a critical and commercial success.

In addition to her work in the theater, Gretchen Cryer also had a successful career as an actress, appearing in several television shows and films throughout the 1960s and 1970s. She is also a co-founder of the influential off-Broadway theater company, The Second Stage Theatre.

Over the course of her career, Cryer has been nominated for numerous awards, including a Tony Award, a Drama Desk Award, and an Outer Critics Circle Award. She continues to work in the theater today, and is regarded as one of the most talented and influential voices in American musical theater.

Cryer was born and raised in Indiana, and later attended DePauw University, where she studied theater and music. She then moved to New York City to pursue a career in the arts. In addition to her work on stage and screen, Cryer has also written numerous plays, including "The Last Sweet Days of Isaac," "Now Is the Time for All Good Men," and "The Tutor."

Cryer's son, Jon Cryer, is also an actor and is best known for his role on the popular television show "Two and a Half Men." Cryer's daughters, Shelley and Robin, are both musicians and have worked with their mother on various projects over the years.

In addition to her contributions to the theater, Cryer is also a dedicated advocate for arts education. She has served on the board of the American Theatre Wing and has been involved with the Lincoln Center Theater, the Dramatists Guild, and the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center. Cryer continues to inspire and influence new generations of performers and artists through her work and her dedication to the theater.

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Bobby Timmons

Bobby Timmons (December 19, 1935 Philadelphia-March 1, 1974 New York City) a.k.a. Timmons, Bobby was an American composer, jazz pianist and musician.

His albums include This Here Is Bobby Timmons, Soul Time, Easy Does It, The Prestige Trio Sessions, Moanin' Blues, Live At The Connecticut Jazz Party, The Soul Man!, Chun-King, Workin' Out! and From the Bottom. Genres he performed: Hard bop, Soul jazz and Jazz.

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Joe Lee Wilson

Joe Lee Wilson (December 22, 1935 Bristow-July 17, 2011) was an American singer.

His albums include Lady Is a Tramp / Root Flute. Genres he performed: Hard bop, Modal jazz, Post-bop, Bebop, Jazz fusion and Mainstream jazz.

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Frederick Hemke

Frederick Hemke (July 11, 1935 Milwaukee-) is an American saxophonist and music teacher.

Genres related to him: Classical music.

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Julian Priester

Julian Priester (June 29, 1935 Chicago-) also known as J Preister, J Priester, J Prester, Julian Preister, Julian Priester Pepo Mtoto or Priester, Julian is an American trombonist and composer.

His most important albums: Spiritsville, Keep Swingin', Remembering the Moment, Polarization, Love, Love, In Deep End Dance, Hints on Light and Shadow and Masters From Different Worlds. Genres: Kozmigroov, Jazz and Jazz fusion.

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Otis Rush

Otis Rush (April 29, 1935 Philadelphia-) also known as Rush, Otis is an American singer and musician.

His most well known albums: A Fool for You, Ain't Enough Comin' In, Any Place I'm Going, Cold Day in Hell, Double Trouble, Lost in the Blues, Screamin' and Cryin', The Blues Collection 19: I Can't Quit You Baby, - 1958 and 1956-1958: Cobra Recordings. Genres related to him: Chicago blues, Electric blues, Rhythm and blues and Blues.

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Joan Weber

Joan Weber (December 12, 1935 Paulsboro-May 13, 1981) also known as Weber, Joan was an American singer.

Genres: Traditional pop music.

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Abdul "Duke" Fakir

Abdul "Duke" Fakir (December 26, 1935 Detroit-) also known as Abdul Fakir or Fakir, Abdul is an American musician and singer.

He is best known as the last surviving original member of the iconic Motown group, The Four Tops. Fakir started his career in music in the late 1950s, working with groups like The Satintones and The Voice Masters before eventually forming The Four Tops in 1953. With the Four Tops, Fakir recorded many hits, including "Baby I Need Your Loving" and "Reach Out I'll Be There". The group found great success throughout the 60s and 70s, and Fakir continues to tour and perform with various incarnations of the band to this day. Aside from his work with The Four Tops, Fakir has also ventured into solo work, releasing his debut solo album, "First Gleam", in 2018. In addition to his music career, Fakir is also an advocate for charitable causes and has been recognized for his contributions to the arts and philanthropy.

Fakir's interest in music started at an early age when he sang in his church choir. He later studied music at the Detroit Conservatory of Music. Besides his success with the Four Tops, Fakir also worked as a songwriter and record producer, collaborating with artists such as Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, and Stevie Wonder. In 1990, Fakir was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Four Tops. He has also received several awards in recognition of his music career and philanthropic work, including the Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award and the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Detroit Music Society. Fakir's legacy in Motown and the music industry as a whole continues to inspire and influence new generations of musicians.

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Hank Cochran

Hank Cochran (August 2, 1935 Isola-July 15, 2010 Nashville) a.k.a. Cochran, Hank or Garland Perry Cochran was an American songwriter, singer and singer-songwriter.

Genres related to him: Country.

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Ran Blake

Ran Blake (April 20, 1935 Springfield-) a.k.a. Blake, Ran is an American pianist, composer and jazz pianist.

His most important albums: Unmarked Van: A Tribute to Sarah Vaughn, Horace Is Blue: A Silver Noir, Something to Live For, Wende, That Certain Feeling, Unmarked Van: A Tribute to Sarah Vaughan, Short Life of Barbara Monk, Duke Dreams, Epistrophy and Suffield Gothic. His related genres: Jazz.

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Peggy Seeger

Peggy Seeger (June 17, 1935 New York City-) a.k.a. Margaret "Peggy" Seeger or Margaret Seeger is an American singer, musician, composer and film score composer. Her child is Neill MacColl.

Discography: Period Pieces: Women's Songs for Men and Women, Heading for Home, Bring Me Home, An Odd Collection, Naming of Names, American Folk Songs for Children (Disc 2), Chorus from the Gallows, Classic Scots Ballads, Freeborn Man and The Big Hewer. Genres: Folk music.

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Jacques Levy

Jacques Levy (July 29, 1935 New York City-September 30, 2004 New York City) a.k.a. Levy, Jacques was an American songwriter, theatre director and clinical psychologist. His children are Maya Levy and Julien Levy.

Jacques Levy is perhaps best known for his collaborations with singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, whom he worked closely with throughout the 1970s. The two wrote several songs together, including hits such as "Hurricane" and "Mozambique". In addition to his work with Dylan, Levy also had a successful career as a theatre director, including productions such as "Oh! Calcutta!" and "The Golden Land". Later in life, Levy returned to his first passion, psychology, and earned a doctorate in clinical psychology, practicing in the field until his death. Despite his varied accomplishments, Levy's impact on the music industry remains one of his major legacies, as he helped shape the sound of one of the most iconic musicians of all time.

Levy's collaboration with Bob Dylan began in the mid-1970s, after Dylan saw Levy's production of "Oh! Calcutta!." They went on to write the lyrics for Dylan's album "Desire," which included the hit song "Hurricane," a protest song inspired by the true story of boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter. Levy also worked with Dylan on the follow-up album, "Street-Legal," contributing to the songs "True Love Tends to Forget" and "Changing of the Guards."

In addition to his work with Dylan and his theater productions, Levy also wrote songs for other famous musicians, including Roger McGuinn and Carly Simon. He produced albums for various artists and directed music videos for artists like Joe Cocker and Crystal Gayle.

After earning his doctorate in psychology from the City University of New York, Levy established a private practice and worked as a clinical psychologist until his death in 2004 at the age of 69. Today, he is remembered as a talented songwriter, director, and psychologist who left an indelible mark on the world of music and mental health.

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Bruce Morrow

Bruce Morrow (October 13, 1935 Brooklyn-) a.k.a. Bruce Meyerowitz, 'Cousin' Bruce Morrow, Cousin Brucie Morrow, 'Cousin Brucie', The Big 'M', 'Cousin Brucie' Morrow, Cousin Bruce Morrow or The Hammer is an American radio personality, actor and disc jockey. He has two children, Meredith Morrow and Paige Morrow Kimball.

Morrow began his radio career in the late 1950s, and became a prominent disc jockey in the 1960s, hosting popular radio shows that played top hits of the time. He is often credited as one of the pioneers of rock and roll radio, and helped launch the careers of many famous musicians. In addition to his work as a radio personality, Morrow has also appeared in several films, including "Dirty Dancing" and "Goodfellas", and has made numerous television appearances. He has been inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame and the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame. Morrow continues to host radio shows, and is known for his energetic personality and charismatic on-air presence.

Throughout his career, Morrow has been a prominent figure in the New York music scene, and has hosted radio shows on several prominent stations, including WMCA, WABC, WNBC, and Sirius XM Radio. He is known for his unique style of broadcasting, which incorporates humor, audience interaction, and a deep knowledge of rock and roll history.

In addition to his work in radio, Morrow has also been involved in various charitable causes, including the fight against AIDS and the support of veterans. He has been recognized for his philanthropic work, and has received numerous awards and honors for his contributions to the community.

Morrow's impact on the world of radio and music has been significant, and he is widely regarded as a trailblazer in the industry. His energetic and engaging personality, combined with his passion for music and commitment to his fans, have made him a beloved figure in the world of entertainment.

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Kenny Davern

Kenny Davern (January 7, 1935 Huntington-December 12, 2006) a.k.a. Davern, Kenny was an American , .

His discography includes: Dialogues, In Concert at the Outpost Performance Space, Albuquerque 2004, Stretchin' Out, Live at the Floating Jazz Festival, The Jazz KENnection, A Night with Eddie Condon, At the Mill Hill Playhouse, The Kings of Jazz featuring Kenny Davern Live in Concert 1974, East Side, West Side and Mood Indigo. Genres he performed: Swing music and Dixieland.

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Roswell Rudd

Roswell Rudd (November 17, 1935 Sharon-) a.k.a. Rudd, Roswell or Roswell Hopkins Rudd, Jr. is an American trombonist, musician, songwriter and professor.

His albums: Flexible Flyer, Numatik Swing Band, Monk's Dream, Everywhere, Malicool, Live in New York, Early and Late, Mixed, Regeneration and Rumours of an Incident. Genres: Jazz, Dixieland, Free jazz and Avant-garde jazz.

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Gene Shay

Gene Shay (March 4, 1935 United States of America-) is an American , .

Gene Shay is an American radio personality and folk music promoter. Born on March 4, 1935 in the United States of America, Shay began his broadcasting career in Philadelphia in the late 1950s. He is credited for launching the careers of many folk musicians in the 1960s, including Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and Bonnie Raitt. Shay hosted a long-running folk music radio show on WXPN-FM in Philadelphia called "Folklore" and was a frequent emcee at folk music festivals. In 2014, he was inducted into the Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame. Shay is widely considered a legend in the folk music community for his promotion and advocacy of the genre.

Shay became involved in the folk music scene in the 1960s and quickly became known as a passionate supporter of the genre. He founded the Philadelphia Folk Festival in 1962 and served as its producer for decades. In addition to his work on radio, Shay was a concert promoter and helped to bring many notable performers to Philadelphia, including Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, and Phil Ochs.

Shay's impact on the folk music scene was recognized with numerous accolades throughout his career. In addition to his induction into the Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame, he was also honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Philadelphia Folksong Society and the Living Legacy Award from the Folk Alliance International.

Shay continues to be involved in the folk music community, hosting occasional radio shows and attending concerts and festivals. He remains a beloved figure among musicians and fans alike for his dedication and tireless work on behalf of the genre.

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Kidd Jordan

Kidd Jordan (May 5, 1935 Crowley-) also known as Jordan, Kidd is an American musician.

His discography includes: Palm Of Soul, Southern Extreme, Live in New Orleans and Trio and Duo in New Orleans. Genres he performed: Jazz.

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Samuel David Moore

Samuel David Moore (October 12, 1935 Miami-) also known as Moore, Sam, Samuel David Moore, Sam and Dave, Samuel D. Moore, Samuel David Hicks or Sam Moore is an American singer, songwriter, musician and performer.

His albums include Plenty Good Lovin': The Lost Solo Album and Overnight Sensational. Genres he performed: Rhythm and blues.

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Dannie Richmond

Dannie Richmond (December 15, 1935 New York City-March 15, 1988 New York City) a.k.a. Richmond, Dannie was an American bandleader, musician, drummer and music director.

His albums: Hand to Hand, "In" Jazz for the Culture Set, Gentleman's Agreement, Ode to Mingus, Mystic Bridge and Plays Charles Mingus. His related genres: Rhythm and blues, Jazz and Pop music.

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W. S. Holland

W. S. Holland (April 22, 1935 Saltillo-) a.k.a. W.S. Holland, WS Holland or Holland, W.S. is an American drummer.

He is best known for being the drummer in Johnny Cash's band, The Tennessee Two, and later The Tennessee Three, from 1954 until Cash's retirement in 1997. Holland continued to play with other artists after Cash's retirement, and was inducted into the Rockabilly Hall of Fame in 2004. In addition to his career as a musician, Holland also worked as a hunting and fishing guide in his home state of Tennessee.

Holland was born in Saltillo, Tennessee, and began playing drums as a teenager. He joined Johnny Cash's band, The Tennessee Two, when the group was formed in 1954, and went on to play on many of Cash's hit records, including "I Walk the Line" and "Folsom Prison Blues." Holland's distinctive "train beat" drumming style became a hallmark of Cash's sound.

After Cash's retirement, Holland continued to perform and record with other artists, including Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Hank Williams Jr. He also began to speak publicly about his experiences with Cash, and appeared in several documentaries about the singer.

In addition to his music career, Holland owned and operated a hunting and fishing guide service in Tennessee. He was known for his expertise in the field, and took clients on guided trips throughout the state.

Holland was inducted into the Rockabilly Hall of Fame in 2004, and received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Americana Music Association in 2011. He continues to perform and make public appearances, often in tribute to his friend and former bandmate, Johnny Cash.

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Semie Moseley

Semie Moseley (June 13, 1935 Durant-August 1, 1992) was an American luthier.

He was best known for co-founding the guitar company Mosrite with his brother, Andy Moseley. Together, they created innovative guitar designs that were played by famous musicians, such as Jimi Hendrix and The Ventures. Semie Moseley was also known for his custom work and attention to detail, which made his guitars highly sought after by collectors. Despite facing financial difficulties and legal battles, he continued to innovate and push boundaries in guitar making until his death in 1992. Today, his influence can still be seen in the world of guitar music and manufacturing.

Semie Moseley was born in Durant, Oklahoma and later moved to California where he founded Mosrite in 1952. He started building guitars out of his garage with his brother, Andy. Semie had a talent for creating unique designs, including the Ventures model, which became very popular during the 1960s. He also designed the first double-neck guitar, which was played by Joe Maphis. Despite the popularity of his designs, the company struggled with financial difficulties and Mosrite closed down in the 1970s. Semie continued to work on custom guitars and collaborated with other guitar companies throughout his life. In 1984, he was inducted into the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame. He died in California in 1992 at the age of 57. Despite his short life, Semie Moseley's influence on guitar design and manufacturing continues to inspire artists and guitar makers around the world.

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Don Friedman

Don Friedman (May 4, 1935 San Francisco-) also known as Donald Ernest Friedman is an American jazz pianist, musician, songwriter, bandleader, pianist and teacher. He has one child, Lynn A Freedman.

His albums: Maybeck Recital Hall Series, Volume Thirty-Three, Timeless and Thingin'. His related genres: Jazz.

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Adam Wade

Adam Wade (March 17, 1935 Pittsburgh-) a.k.a. Patrick Henry Wade is an American singer, drummer and actor. He has three children, Sheldon W. Wade, Patrice L. Wade and Jamel Wade.

His albums: Greatest Hits. Genres: Traditional pop music and Easy listening.

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Ronnie Boykins

Ronnie Boykins (December 17, 1935-April 20, 1980) was an American , .

Genres he performed include Jazz.

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