American musicians born in 1947

Here are 50 famous musicians from United States of America were born in 1947:

Arlo Guthrie

Arlo Guthrie (July 10, 1947 Coney Island-) also known as Arlo Guthri, Guthrie, Arlo, Arlo Davy Guthrie or King of Brooklyn is an American singer-songwriter, actor, songwriter and activist. His children are Sarah Lee Guthrie, Cathy Guthrie, Abe Guthrie and Annie Guthrie.

Discography: Alice's Restaurant, The Best of Arlo Guthrie, Alice's Restaurant, All Over the World, Baby's Storytime, Mystic Journey, One Night, Outlasting the Blues, Power of Love and Running Down the Road. Genres: Folk music, Blues, Folk rock, Country and Talking blues.

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John Adams

John Adams (February 15, 1947 Worcester-) also known as John C. Adams or John Coolidge Adams is an American composer and conductor.

His albums include Shaker Loops / Light Over Water, Hoodoo Zephyr, Nixon in China (Orchestra of St. Luke's feat. conductor: Edo De Waart), Gnarly Buttons / John's Book of Alleged Dances, The John Adams Earbox, On the Transmigration of Souls, Chamber Symphony / Grand Pianola Music (London Sinfonietta feat. conductor: John Adams), El Niño (Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin feat. conductor: Kent Nagano), Fearful Symmetries / The Wound-Dresser and Harmonielehre / The Chairman Dances / Tromba Lontana / Short Ride in a Fast Machine. Genres related to him: Contemporary classical music, Opera and Minimal music.

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Mick Fleetwood

Mick Fleetwood (June 24, 1947 Redruth-) also known as Fleetwood, Mick, Michael John Kells Fleetwood, Fleetwood Mac, Mick Fleetwood's Zoo or Michael John Kells "Mick" Fleetwood is an American musician, drummer, actor and film producer. His children are Lucy Fleetwood, Amy Fleetwood, Ruby Fleetwood and Tessa Fleetwood.

His most recognized albums: I'm Not Me, The Visitor and Blue Again!. Genres: Rock music, Blues and Blues rock.

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Larry Norman

Larry Norman (April 8, 1947 Corpus Christi-February 24, 2008 Salem) also known as Norman, Larry or Later life and career of Larry Norman was an American musician and singer-songwriter.

His albums: Bootleg, Larry Norman, Streams of White Light Into Darkened Corners, Labor of Love, Letter of the Law, The Story of the Tune, Stop This Flight, Down Under (But Not Out), White Blossoms From Black Roots and Copper Wires. His related genres: Contemporary Christian music, Folk rock, Rock music, Christian rock, Christian music and Jesus music.

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Jennifer Warnes

Jennifer Warnes (March 3, 1947 Seattle-) also known as Jennifer Jean Warnes, Warnes, Jennifer or Jennifer Warren is an American songwriter, singer and record producer.

Her albums include Famous Blue Raincoat: The Songs of Leonard Cohen, Shot Through the Heart, Best of Jennifer Warnes, The Well, The Hunter, Up Where We Belong, Jennifer, I've Had The Time Of My Life / She's Like The Wind, Hungry Eyes / Where Are You Tonight / (I've Had) The Time Of My Life / She's Like The Wind and Best: First We Take Manhattan. Her related genres: Pop music, Country, Opera and Rhythm and blues.

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Emmylou Harris

Emmylou Harris (April 2, 1947 Birmingham-) also known as Harris, Emmylou, Harris, Emmylou & Nash Ramblers, The, Snowracer, Emmy or Em is an American singer-songwriter, musician, songwriter, bandleader and actor. Her children are called Mika Hallie Slocum and M.T. Ahern.

Her most well known albums: Gliding Bird, Elite Hotel, Pieces of the Sky, Luxury Liner, Quarter Moon in a Ten Cent Town, Blue Kentucky Girl, Profile: The Best of Emmylou Harris, Roses in the Snow, Cimarron and Evangeline. Genres: Alternative country, Folk music, Pop music, Rock music, Country, Bluegrass and Country rock.

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Laurie Anderson

Laurie Anderson (June 5, 1947 Glen Ellyn-) also known as Anderson, Laurie, Anderson Laurie, Laura Phillips Anderson, Laura Phillips "Laurie" Anderson, Laurel Phillips Anderson or Laurie Phillips Anderson is an American singer, composer, musician, artist, screenwriter, actor, film director, voice actor, visual artist, music artist and film score composer.

Her albums include Big Science, Mister Heartbreak, United States Live, Home of the Brave, Strange Angels, Bright Red, In Our Sleep, Talk Normal: The Laurie Anderson Anthology, Life on a String and Live at Town Hall New York City September 19-20, 2001. Genres: Art rock and Experimental music.

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Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana (July 20, 1947 Autlán-) also known as Devadip Carlos Santana, C. Santana, Carlos Augusto Santana Alves, Santana, Carlos, Carlos Augusto Alves Santana, Mr. Carlos Santana or Santana is an American musician, songwriter, guitarist, artist, bandleader, film score composer and music artist. His children are Salvador Santana, Stella Santana and Angelica Santana.

Discography: Oneness: Silver Dreams - Golden Reality, The Swing of Delight, Havana Moon, Blues for Salvador, Doin' It, The Super Collection, High Profile, Jingo Maniac, Divine Light and Absolute Collection. Genres he performed: Chicano rock, Blues rock, Hard rock, Garage rock, Jazz fusion, Instrumental rock, Psychedelic rock, Rock music, Post-grunge, Funk, Salsa music, Tejano music, Free jazz, Pop music and Rock en español.

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Roky Erickson

Roky Erickson (July 15, 1947 Dallas-) a.k.a. Erickson, Roky is an American musician, singer-songwriter, singer and songwriter.

His albums include Bermuda / The Interpreter, Two Headed Dog, Don't Slander Me / Starry Eyes, Clear Night for Love EP, Don't Slander Me, Never Say Goodbye, All That May Do My Rhyme, Gremlins Have Pictures, You're Gonna Miss Me: The Best of Roky Erickson and I Have Always Been Here Before: The Roky Erickson Anthology. Genres: Rock music, Psychedelic music, Psychedelic rock, Garage rock and Outsider music.

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Ry Cooder

Ry Cooder (March 15, 1947 Los Angeles-) also known as Ryland Peter Cooder, Cooder, Ry or Ryland Peter "Ry" Cooder is an American songwriter, bandleader, guitarist, session musician, musician, record producer, singer, composer, film score composer and teacher. He has one child, Joachim Cooder.

Related albums: Paradise and Lunch, Jazz, The Slide Area, Why Don't You Try Me Tonight: The Best of Ry Cooder, Crossroads, Paris, Texas, Trespass, River Rescue: The Very Best of Ry Cooder, Music by Ry Cooder and Last Man Standing. Genres: Tejano music, Rock music, Blues, Folk music, Soul music, Gospel music, Traditional music, Country, World music, Roots rock, Americana, Music of Hawaii, Latin American music and Film score.

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Jim Steinman

Jim Steinman (November 1, 1947 New York City-) a.k.a. Jim Steinmann, James Richard Steinman or Steinman, Jim is an American record producer, composer and lyricist.

His albums: Bad for Good, Tanz der Vampire, The Confidence Man, Tanz der Vampire: 10 jahre das jubiläumskonzert (Raimund Theater Cast), Faster Than the Speed of Night and Taniec wampirów (I Akt). Genres related to him: Rock music, Pop music and Musical theatre.

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Minnie Riperton

Minnie Riperton (November 8, 1947 Chicago-July 12, 1979 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Minne Riperton, Minnie Ripperton, Minne Ripperton, Minnie Julia Riperton, M. Riperton, Andrea Davis or Minnie Julia Riperton Rudolph was an American singer and songwriter. She had two children, Maya Rudolph and Marc Rudolph.

Her albums include The Best of Minnie Riperton, Capitol Gold: The Best of Minnie Riperton, Her Chess Years (feat. The Gems & Rotary Connection), Les Fleur, Perfect Angel / Adventures in Paradise, Petals: The Minnie Riperton Collection, Stay in Love / Minnie, Free Soul: The Classics of Minnie Riperton, Only When I'm Dreaming and The Best of Minnie Riperton: Anthology. Genres: Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Pop music and Jazz.

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Joe Walsh

Joe Walsh (November 20, 1947 Wichita-) also known as Joseph Fidler Walsh, Walsh, Joe, Joe Walsh & Barnstorm, Walsh, Joe & Barnstorm, Joseph Fidler, The All-Starr Band, Eagles or James Gang is an American guitarist, musician, actor, record producer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. His children are Lucy Walsh and Emma Kristen Walsh.

His albums: The Smoker You Drink, The Player You Get, You Can't Argue With a Sick Mind, But Seriously, Folks...", The Best of Joe Walsh, There Goes the Neighborhood, Look What I Did! The Joe Walsh Anthology, Joe Walsh's Greatest Hits (Little Did He Know…), 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Joe Walsh, Barnstorm and Got Any Gum?. Genres related to him: Rock music, Folk rock, Country rock, Hard rock, Blues rock, Electric blues, New Wave, Reggae fusion and Southern rock.

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Joey Levine

Joey Levine (May 29, 1947 New York City-) also known as Levine, Joey is an American record producer, songwriter and musician.

Genres related to him: Psychedelic rock, Pop music, Bubblegum pop, Psychedelic pop and Jingle.

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Don Henley

Don Henley (July 22, 1947 Linden-) otherwise known as Donald Hugh Henley, Eagles or The Eagles is an American songwriter, singer, musician, drummer and actor. He has three children, Annabelle Henley, Will Henley and Julia Sophia Henley.

His most important albums: Building the Perfect Beast, The End of the Innocence, Actual Miles: Henley's Greatest Hits, An Eagle Out East, End of the Innocence, I Can't Stand Still, Inside Job, Live Usa (Labor Day Benefit Concert 1993), One of These Nights and Taking You Home. Genres: Rock music, Country rock, Country, Pop music and Pop rock.

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Tim Buckley

Tim Buckley (February 14, 1947 Washington, D.C.-June 29, 1975 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Timothy Charles Buckley III or Buckley, Tim was an American record producer, singer, singer-songwriter and songwriter. He had one child, Jeff Buckley.

His albums include Tim Buckley, Goodbye and Hello, Happy Sad, Blue Afternoon, Lorca, Starsailor, Greetings From L.A., Sefronia, Look at the Fool and Dream Letter: Live in London 1968. Genres he performed include Folk music, Funk, Jazz fusion, Experimental rock, Soul music, Traditional music and Psychedelic music.

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Joan La Barbara

Joan La Barbara (June 8, 1947 Philadelphia-) also known as La Barbara, Joan, Joan LaBarbara or LaBarbara, Joan is an American singer, composer and actor. She has three children, Steven Subotnick, Jacob Subotnick and Tamara Winer.

Her albums: Voice Is the Original Instrument and Three Voices for Joan La Barbara.

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Gregg Allman

Gregg Allman (December 8, 1947 Nashville-) also known as Gregory Lenoir Allman, Gregory LeNoir "Gregg" Allman or The Allman Brothers Band is an American singer, organist, keyboard player, musician, songwriter, actor, singer-songwriter and guitarist. His children are called Elijah Blue Allman, Devon Allman, Delilah Island Allman, Michael Sean Allman and Layla Brooklyn Allman.

His albums include Laid Back, No Stranger to the Dark: The Best of Gregg Allman, One More Try: An Anthology, Searching for Simplicity, 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Gregg Allman, The Gregg Allman Tour, Duane & Greg Allman, Low Country Blues, One More Silver Dollar: The Solo Years (1973–1997) and Just Before the Bullets Fly. Genres he performed include Blues, Rock music, Gospel music, Country and Southern rock.

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Lynn Anderson

Lynn Anderson (September 26, 1947 Grand Forks-) also known as Lynn Andersson, Lynn Rene Anderson, Anderson, Lynn, Lyn Anderson, Lynn Andersen, Lynne Anderson or Anderson, Lynne is an American singer, actor and equestrian.

Her albums: 20 All Time Classics, 20 Golden Hits, Anthology: The Chart Years, Anthology: The Columbia Years, Country Spotlight, Pure Country, The Best of Lynn Anderson, The Bluegrass Sessions, Greatest Hits and 16 Biggest Hits. Genres: Nashville sound, Country pop and Country.

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Sammy Hagar

Sammy Hagar (October 13, 1947 Salinas-) a.k.a. Hagar, Sammy, Samuel Roy Hagar, The Red Rocker, Sam Roy Hagar, Samuel Roy "Sammy" Hagar, Van Halen, Sammy Hagar & The Wabos, Red Rocker or Sammy Haggar is an American singer, musician, guitarist, songwriter, lyricist, composer, businessperson, author and actor. He has four children, Aaron Hagar, Andrew Hagar, Kama Hagar and Samantha Hagar.

His most important albums: Loud and Clear, 36 All-time Greatest Hits (disc 2), Mas Tequila, Red Hot, The Anthology, The Best of Sammy Hagar, The Essential Red Collection, Unboxed, Rematch and More and VOA. His related genres: Hard rock, Heavy metal, Rock music and Pop music.

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Benjamin Orr

Benjamin Orr (September 8, 1947 Lakewood-October 3, 2000 Atlanta) otherwise known as Benjamin Orzechowski, benjamin_orr or Orr, Benjamin was an American musician, songwriter, singer and bassist.

His albums: Stay the Night. Genres he performed: Pop music, Rock music, New Wave, Power pop and Pop rock.

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Bob Weir

Bob Weir (October 16, 1947 San Francisco-) otherwise known as Bobby Weir, Robert Hall, Robert Hall Weir, Ungrateful Dead, The Grateful Dead, Robert Hall "Bob" Weir, Grateful Dead or Bob Wier is an American singer, guitarist, songwriter, film score composer, actor and musician. He has two children, Chloe Kaelia Weir and Shala Monet Weir.

His albums: Ace, Heaven Help the Fool, Kingfish, Live 'n' Kickin', Where the Beat Meets the Street, Kingfish in Concert: King Biscuit Flower Hour, Live, Weir Here: The Best of Bob Weir and Bobby & The Midnites. His related genres: Rock music and Psychedelic rock.

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Rick Derringer

Rick Derringer (August 5, 1947 Fort Recovery-) otherwise known as Richard Zehringer or Rick Zehringer is an American musician, songwriter, guitarist, record producer and singer.

His most important albums: Sweet Evil, Electra Blues, Blues Deluxe, Jackhammer Blues, Free Ride, If I Weren't So Romantic, I'd Shoot You / Face to Face, Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo: The Best of Rick Derringer, Spring Fever, Tend the Fire and Back to the Blues. His related genres: Classic rock, Blues rock, Jazz fusion, Hard rock, Pop music, Psychedelic rock, Christian rock and Blues.

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Charles Pitts

Charles Pitts (April 7, 1947 Washington, D.C.-May 1, 2012 Memphis) also known as Charles 'Skip' Pitts, Charlie Pitts or Skip Pitts was an American musician and guitarist.

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

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Murray Perahia

Murray Perahia (April 19, 1947 The Bronx-) a.k.a. M. Perahia, Murray Perahia or Perahia, Murray is an American conductor and pianist.

His most recognized albums: English Suites No. 1 / No. 3 / No. 6, Murray Perahia Plays Händel and Scarlatti, Schumann: Fantasie, Op. 17 / Schubert: "Wanderer" Fantasie, Songs without Words, Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 75: Murray Perahia, The Aldeburgh Recital, Great Pianists of the 20th Century - Murray Perahia (disc 2), Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor", Bartók: Sonata For Two Pianos & Percussion and The Complete Piano Concertos. Genres he performed include Classical music.

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John Kahn

John Kahn (June 13, 1947 Memphis-May 30, 1996) also known as Kahn, John was an American , .

Genres he performed: Rock music.

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Sarah Kernochan

Sarah Kernochan (December 30, 1947 New York City-) also known as Sarah Marshall Kernochan is an American screenwriter, film director, film producer, singer-songwriter and documentary filmmaker. She has one child, Phoebe Lapine.

Kernochan is best known for her Academy Award-winning documentary "Marjoe" which she produced and co-directed with Howard Smith. She also wrote the screenplay for the 1980 film "Nine to Five" which was a critical and commercial success. Kernochan has directed several films including "All I Wanna Do" and "Thoth" which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. In addition to her work in film, she is also a talented musician and has released several albums. Kernochan has been recognized for her achievements in the entertainment industry with several awards including the Writers Guild of America Award and the Humanitas Prize.

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Glen Buxton

Glen Buxton (November 10, 1947 Akron-October 19, 1997 Clarion) a.k.a. Buxton, Glen was an American guitarist, musician and songwriter.

Genres he performed include Rock music, Hard rock and Heavy metal.

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Alex Briley

Alex Briley (April 12, 1947 Harlem-) otherwise known as Alexander Briley, VIllage People or The Village People is an American singer and actor.

Briley is best known as the Military Man in the iconic disco group, The Village People. He joined the group in 1977 and quickly became a recognizable figure with his signature attire and dance moves. Briley also provided backing vocals for the group's popular hits including "YMCA," "Macho Man," and "In the Navy."

Before joining The Village People, Briley worked as a session singer and backup dancer for various artists. He also appeared in the 1975 film, "The Wiz," as a dancer. Briley continues to perform with The Village People, and has also appeared in various documentaries and television shows about the group's history.

Outside of his music and acting career, Briley is known for his humanitarian work. He is an advocate for LGBT rights and has worked with organizations such as The Trevor Project and The Ali Forney Center to support and raise awareness for LGBTQ+ youth.

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Barry Melton

Barry Melton (June 14, 1947 Brooklyn-) also known as The Fish, Barry "The Fish" Melton, Country Joe and The Fish or Barry 'the Fish' Melton is an American musician, songwriter, lawyer and guitarist. His children are Kyle Melton and Kingsley Melton.

Genres he performed: Rock music, Acid rock and Psychedelic rock.

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Dale Duesing

Dale Duesing (September 26, 1947 Milwaukee-) is an American singer.

He is best known for his work in the world of classical music, and has performed with numerous major opera and symphony companies, both in the United States and abroad. Throughout his long and successful career, Duesing has been recognized for his powerful baritone voice and his ability to bring a wide range of characters to life on stage. In addition to his work in classical music, he has also appeared in a number of Broadway and off-Broadway productions, as well as in television and film. He has received many awards and accolades for his work, including the prestigious Richard Tucker Award in 1984, which recognizes excellence in opera performance. Today, Duesing continues to perform and to inspire audiences around the world.

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Gary Beach

Gary Beach (October 10, 1947 Alexandria-) is an American singer and actor.

He is best known for his work in Broadway musicals, including his Tony Award-winning performance as Roger De Bris in "The Producers" and his role as Lumiere in "Beauty and the Beast." Beach has also appeared in numerous films and television shows, such as "Sex and the City," "Ugly Betty," and "Friends." In addition to his acting career, he has also served as a vocal coach and mentor to aspiring performers. Beach passed away on July 17, 2018, at the age of 70, after battling cancer.

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Peter Serkin

Peter Serkin (July 24, 1947 New York City-) also known as Serkin, Peter is an American pianist.

His albums: Bach: Goldberg Variations, , Music for Two Pianos, Complete Keyboard Concertos and Italian Concerto / Goldberg Variations.

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Patricia Bennett

Patricia Bennett (April 7, 1947 The Bronx-) is an American singer.

She is best known as a member of the singing group The Chiffons. Bennett joined the group in 1962, replacing original member Judy Craig. With Bennett as their lead singer, The Chiffons had many popular hits in the 1960s, including "He's So Fine," "One Fine Day," and "Sweet Talkin' Guy." After the group disbanded in the late 1960s, Bennett continued to perform and record as a solo artist. She also worked as a background vocalist for other artists, including Elton John and John Lennon. In 2010, Bennett was inducted into the Bronx Walk of Fame.

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Barbara Lee

Barbara Lee (May 16, 1947 The Bronx-May 15, 1992 New York City) was an American singer.

She was known for her soulful, powerful voice and her ability to infuse emotion and passion into her music. Lee began her career performing in local clubs and bars in New York City, and eventually caught the attention of a record producer who helped her get signed to a major record label.

Her debut album was released in 1970 and featured a mix of soul, R&B, and pop music. The album was a critical and commercial success and earned her a dedicated fan base. Lee continued to release albums throughout the 1970s and 1980s, and her music was embraced by audiences around the world.

In addition to her music, Barbara Lee was also known for her advocacy work. She was a vocal supporter of civil rights, women's rights, and LGBT rights, and used her platform as a musician to raise awareness about these issues.

Sadly, Barbara Lee's career was cut short when she passed away from cancer in 1992 at the age of 44. However, her music continues to inspire and influence musicians today.

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Gregg Rolie

Gregg Rolie (June 17, 1947 Seattle-) also known as G. Rolie, Rolie, Gregg or Greg Alan Rolie is an American singer, organist, keyboard player and musician.

His albums include Roots. Genres: Rock and roll and Hard rock.

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James Pankow

James Pankow (August 20, 1947 St. Louis-) a.k.a. James Carter Pankow or Jimmy Pankow is an American songwriter, musician, actor and music arranger. He has four children, Jonathan Pankow, Sarah Pankow, Carter Pankow and Lillian Pankow.

Genres he performed include Rock music, Adult contemporary music and Jazz.

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Deanie Ip

Deanie Ip (December 25, 1947 Dapeng Fortress-) otherwise known as Deanie Ip Tak Han, Deanie Yip, Deannie Yip, ye4 de2 xian2, Deannie Ip, Dexian Ye, Dinny Yip or Tak-han Yip is an American singer and actor.

Her albums include Compilation 2nd Leaf, Deanie Ip, Weary, Deanie Best, Deanie Ip (2002), I Want, Turn Around The Edge, Compilation 1st Leaf, Deanie Ip In Concert 2002 and You Left Me Here.

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Mary Kay Place

Mary Kay Place (September 23, 1947 Tulsa-) is an American singer, actor, screenwriter, television director and voice actor.

She began her career as a writer on The Tim Conway Comedy Hour in the 1970s and later went on to become a cast member on the groundbreaking sketch comedy show, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman. Place's acting career spans several decades and includes roles in films such as The Big Chill, Being John Malkovich, and Sweet Home Alabama. She has also been a prolific television actor, with recurring roles on shows like Big Love and The West Wing. In addition to her work in front of the camera, Place has also directed episodes of popular TV shows like Friends and Grace and Frankie. She has been honored with numerous awards throughout her career, including an Emmy for her performance on Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman and a Grammy for her 2018 album, "Rainbow Wave".

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Ronnie Montrose

Ronnie Montrose (November 29, 1947 San Francisco-March 3, 2012 Millbrae) also known as Montrose, Ronnie or Ronald Douglas Montrose was an American guitarist, record producer, songwriter and musician.

His albums include Mean, The Speed of Sound, Bearings, Mr. Bones, Open Fire, Territory, The Diva Station, Music from Here, Roll Over and Play Live and Mutatis Mutandis. His related genres: Hard rock, Instrumental rock, Jazz fusion, Blues rock and Heavy metal.

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Jim Hodder

Jim Hodder (December 17, 1947 Boston-June 5, 1990 Point Arena) a.k.a. Hodder, Jim was an American , .

Genres he performed include Psychedelic rock and Pop rock.

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David Hodo

David Hodo (July 7, 1947 Palo Alto-) also known as Scar, Scar Hodo or Richard Davis Hodo is an American singer.

Hodo is best known for being one of the original members and construction worker character in the disco and pop group, Village People. He joined the group in 1978 and became an integral part of their success with hits such as "Y.M.C.A." and "Macho Man".

Aside from his music career, Hodo has also worked as an actor and made appearances in TV shows such as "The Love Boat" and "Fantasy Island". He has also worked in theater productions such as "Damn Yankees" and "South Pacific".

In recent years, Hodo has continued to perform with the Village People in various events and concerts around the world. He also occasionally makes appearances on TV shows and documentaries about the group's history and impact on pop culture.

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Marilyn Crispell

Marilyn Crispell (March 30, 1947 Philadelphia-) a.k.a. Crispell, Marilyn is an American jazz pianist, musician, composer and pianist.

Her albums include Santuerio, Marilyn Crispell Quartet Live In Berlin, Selected Works, 1983-1986, Vignettes, Storyteller, Poetic Justice, Amaryllis, Nothing Ever Was, Anyway: The Music of Annette Peacock, Natives and Aliens and Overlapping Hands: Eight Segments. Genres she performed: Jazz and Classical music.

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Randy Edelman

Randy Edelman (June 10, 1947 Paterson-) a.k.a. Randy Edelmann is an American conductor, film score composer and composer. He has one child, Noah D. Edelman.

His albums: Up-Town Up-Tempo Woman, Come See the Paradise, Feds, Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, Gettysburg, Beethoven's 2nd, Angels in the Outfield, The Mask, Disney's Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventures of Pecos Bill and While You Were Sleeping. His related genres: Film score and Pop music.

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Pat Alger

Pat Alger (September 23, 1947 LaGrange-) also known as Alger, Pat is an American songwriter, singer and singer-songwriter.

His discography includes: Seeds. His related genres: Country.

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Harvey Mason

Harvey Mason (February 22, 1947 Atlantic City-) also known as Mason, Harvey, Mason Harvey, Harvey Mason Sr. or Harvey William Mason is an American drummer and film score composer. His child is Harvey Mason, Jr..

His albums: Funk in a Mason Jar, Ratamacue, Marching in the Street, Sho Nuff Groove, Groovin' You, With All My Heart, Earthmover and Chameleon.

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Billy Bang

Billy Bang (September 20, 1947 Mobile-April 11, 2011 Harlem) also known as Bang, Billy or William Vincent Walker was an American jazz violinist, soldier, musician and composer.

His most important albums: Vietnam the Aftermath, Vietnam: Reflections, Bang on!, Valve No. 10, A Tribute to Stuff Smith, Rainbow Gladiator, The Fire from Within, Live at Carlos 1, Bangception and Outline No 12. His related genres: Blues and Jazz.

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Paul McCandless

Paul McCandless (March 24, 1947 Indiana-) also known as McCandless, Paul or Paul McCandles is an American oboist.

His albums include Premonition, Skylight, , Heresay, Perfect Alignment, Twilight and Sentimental Sax. Genres he performed include Jazz and New-age music.

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Norman Harris

Norman Harris (October 14, 1947 Philadelphia-March 20, 1987) a.k.a. Harris, Norman was an American record producer, guitarist, songwriter and music arranger.

He was the co-founder of the iconic Philadelphia International Records along with Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, which became one of the most significant soul music labels of the 1970s. Harris is widely regarded as one of the pioneers of the Philly soul sound and his contributions to the music industry have been highly influential. He worked with many renowned artists including The O'Jays, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, Teddy Pendergrass, and The Spinners, among others. Harris' guitar playing can be heard on many of the label's biggest hits, and his songwriting and arranging skills played a pivotal role in shaping the Philly soul sound. Harris passed away at the young age of 39 due to a heart attack.

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Paul Jackson

Paul Jackson (March 28, 1947 Oakland-) also known as Jackson, Paul is an American bassist and composer.

Related albums: Black Octopus. Genres he performed include Funk, Jazz fusion, Jazz-funk and Jazz.

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