American musicians born in 1948

Here are 50 famous musicians from United States of America were born in 1948:

Stevie Nicks

Stevie Nicks (May 26, 1948 Phoenix-) a.k.a. Stephanie Lynn Nicks, Nicks, Stevie, Stephanie Lynn "Stevie" Nicks or Fleetwood Mac is an American singer, songwriter, actor, film producer and film director.

Her discography includes: Bella Donna, The Wild Heart, Rock a Little, The Other Side of the Mirror, Maybe Love Will Change Your Mind, Part 2, Street Angel, Trouble in Shangri-La, I Can't Wait, Love's a Hard Game to Play and Planets of the Universe. Genres: Hard rock, Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock, Soft rock, Classic rock, Blues, Country and Country rock.

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Todd Rundgren

Todd Rundgren (June 22, 1948 Upper Darby-) a.k.a. Runt, TR-i, Todd Harry Rundgren, Rundgren, Todd, The All-Starr Band or The New Cars is an American record producer, musician, music video director, multi-instrumentalist, singer, film score composer, film director, film producer, recording engineer and songwriter. He has four children, Rex Rundgren, Randy Rundgren, Rebop Rundgren and Liv Tyler.

Discography: Runt: The Ballad of Todd Rundgren, Runt, Something / Anything?, A Wizard, a True Star, Todd, Initiation, Faithful, Back to the Bars, Hermit of Mink Hollow and Healing. His related genres: Progressive rock, Pop music, Psychedelic rock, Rock music, Pop rock, Blue-eyed soul, Soft rock, Power pop, Hard rock, Comedy rock, Protopunk, Dream pop, Psychedelic pop and Art rock.

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T Bone Burnett

T Bone Burnett (January 14, 1948 St. Louis-) also known as Joseph Henry Burnett, J. Henry Burnett, T.Bone Burnett, Joseph Henry "T-Bone" Burnett, T-Bone, Burnett, J. Henry, T-Bone Burnett or Tbone Burnett is an American record producer, musician, composer, film score composer, singer-songwriter, film producer, actor and television producer. He has one child, Simone Burnett.

His discography includes: Proof Through the Night, The Talking Animals, The Criminal Under My Own Hat, The True False Identity, T-Bone Burnett Presents: The Speaking Clock Revue - Live From the Beacon Theatre, Truth Decay, Tooth of Crime, T Bone Burnett, Trap Door and Behind the Trap Door. Genres he performed: Rock music, Country, Alternative country, Americana, Roots rock and Rock and roll.

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Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper (February 4, 1948 Detroit-) also known as Vincent Damon Furnier, Vincent Furnier or Alice Coper is an American singer, disc jockey, singer-songwriter, actor, guitarist, musician and film score composer. His children are called Calico Cooper, Dashiell Cooper and Sonora Cooper.

His most well known albums: The Beast of Alice Cooper, Prince of Darkness, Hell Is, The Essentials: Alice Cooper, Brutal Planet, Constrictor, Goes to Hell, Dragontown, Flush the Fashion and Science Fiction. Genres: Psychedelic rock, Shock rock, Glam metal and Experimental rock.

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James Taylor

James Taylor (March 12, 1948 Boston-) a.k.a. James Vernon Taylor, Stringbean or JT is an American guitarist, singer-songwriter, organist, musician, actor, lyricist and composer. He has four children, Sally Taylor, Ben Taylor, Henry Taylor and Rufus Taylor.

His albums include James Taylor and the Original Flying Machine, James Taylor, Sweet Baby James, Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon, One Man Dog, Walking Man, Gorilla, In the Pocket, JT and Flag. Genres he performed: Folk rock, Rhythm and blues, Soft rock, Country, Rock music, Folk music, Blues rock, Disco, Pop music and Blues.

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Donna Summer

Donna Summer (December 31, 1948 Boston-May 17, 2012 Naples) also known as LaDonna Adrian Gaines, Queen of Disco, Donna Gaines or Gayn Pierre was an American singer, songwriter, actor, singer-songwriter, lyricist, composer and musician. She had three children, Brooklyn Sudano, Amanda Sudano and Mimi Sommer.

Her albums include Lady of the Night, Love to Love You Baby, A Love Trilogy, Four Seasons of Love, I Remember Yesterday, Live and More, The Wanderer, Donna Summer, Hot Summer Night and She Works Hard for the Money. Genres she performed: Hi-NRG, Disco, Funk, Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Gospel music, Dance music, Country, Pop music, House music, New Wave, Dance-pop and Contemporary R&B.

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Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne (October 9, 1948 Heidelberg-) a.k.a. Jackson Brown, Clyde Jackson Browne, Tarbaby or The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is an American musician and singer-songwriter. He has two children, Ethan Zane Browne and Ryan Browne.

Discography: For Everyman, Late for the Sky, The Pretender, Running on Empty, Lawyers in Love, The Very Best of Jackson Browne, Hold Out, I Am a Patriot, I'm Alive and Lives in the Balance. His related genres: Rock music, Pop rock, Soft rock, Folk rock, Country, Folk music and Country rock.

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Mark Farner

Mark Farner (September 29, 1948 Flint-) also known as Mark Frederick Farner or Farner, Mark is an American songwriter, singer, guitarist and musician.

Related albums: Closer to Home, Some Kind of Wonderful, if it wasn't for grace, Just Another Injustice and Red, White & Blue Forever. Genres: Hard rock, Contemporary Christian music, Rock music and Christian music.

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Ted Nugent

Ted Nugent (December 13, 1948 Redford-) also known as Nugent Ted, Theodore Anthony Nugent, Uncle Ted, Motor City Madman, The Nuge, The Motor City Mad Man, The Detroit Madman or Theodore Anthony "Ted" Nugent is an American musician, entrepreneur, songwriter, guitarist, big-game hunter, actor and singer. He has five children, Theodore Tobias Nugent, Sasha Nugent, Starr Nugent, Rocco Winchester Nugent and Chantal Nugent.

His discography includes: Cat Scratch Fever, Intensities in 10 Cities, Anthology, Craveman, Double Live Gonzo, Free-For-All, Full Bluntal Nugity, If You Can't Lick 'Em... Lick 'Em, Little Miss Dangerous and Live at Hammersmith '79. Genres he performed: Hard rock, Heavy metal, Rock music, Traditional heavy metal and Blues rock.

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Nell Carter

Nell Carter (September 13, 1948 Birmingham-January 23, 2003 Beverly Hills) also known as Nell Ruth Hardy, Carter, Nell, Nell Ruth Carter or Nell-Ruth Carter was an American singer and actor. She had three children, Daniel Carter, Tracy Carter and Joshua Carter.

Her most recognized albums: Misbehavin'!. Genres she performed: Adult contemporary music.

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Bernadette Peters

Bernadette Peters (February 28, 1948 Ozone Park-) a.k.a. Bernadette Lazzara or Bernadette is an American singer, actor and author.

Her albums: Bernadette, Bernadette Peters Loves Rodgers and Hammerstein, Sondheim, Etc, Etc.: Bernadette Peters Live at Carneige Hall: The Rest of It, I'll Be Your Baby Tonight, Sondheim, Etc.: Bernadette Peters Live at Carnegie Hall and Bernadette Peters.

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Kate Pierson

Kate Pierson (April 27, 1948 Weehawken-) otherwise known as Pierson, Kate, Katherine Elizabeth Pierson or Catherine Elizabeth Pierson is an American singer, musician, songwriter, lyricist and voice actor.

Genres: New Wave and Rock music.

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Kenny Loggins

Kenny Loggins (January 7, 1948 Everett-) also known as Kennie Loggins, Loggins, Kenny, Ken Loggins, Kenny Logins, Kenney Loggins, Kenny Logging, Kenneth Clark Loggins, Kenny Loggings, Kenneth Clark "Kenny" Loggins or Kenny is an American singer, musician, singer-songwriter, songwriter, record producer, lyricist and composer. He has five children, Crosby Loggins, Cody Loggins, Isabella Loggins, Lukas Loggins and Hanna Loggins.

His albums: Celebrate Me Home, Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: The Greatest Hits of Kenny Loggins, Nightwatch, Nobody's Fool, The Essential Kenny Loggins, Whenever I Call You Friend, Kenny Loggins Alive, How About Now, Keep the Fire and High Adventure. Genres he performed: Pop music, Rock music, Soft rock, Pop rock, Yacht Rock and Blue-eyed soul.

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Silverio Pérez

Silverio Pérez (July 18, 1948 Guaynabo-) also known as Silverio Perez is an American singer and comedian.

He is widely regarded as one of the most popular and influential comedians in the Puerto Rican entertainment industry. Silverio Pérez started his career as a singer, but later switched to comedy, where he became popular for his humorous monologues and satirical comedy sketches. Pérez has released several studio albums throughout his career, which includes hits like "El Celular", "La Pastillita", and "El Loquito del Caño". In addition to his music and comedy career, Pérez has also appeared in several films and television shows in Puerto Rico, where he has established himself as a beloved figure in the entertainment industry.

Pérez's success can be attributed to his ability to connect with his audience by humorously portraying common experiences and situations that many Puerto Ricans can relate to. He often incorporates Puerto Rican slang and phrases into his routines, which adds to his appeal with the local audience. Pérez has won numerous awards for his contributions to the entertainment industry, including the prestigious Paoli Award, which is awarded to outstanding performers in Puerto Rico. Despite his success, Pérez has remained humble and dedicated to making people laugh through his music and comedy. He continues to perform and entertain audiences across Puerto Rico and beyond.

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Keith Godchaux

Keith Godchaux (July 19, 1948 Seattle-July 23, 1980 Marin County) also known as Godchaux, Keith, Keith Richard Godchaux or The Grateful Dead was an American musician, keyboard player and songwriter. His child is called Zion Godchaux.

Genres he performed include Rock music.

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Rick James

Rick James (February 1, 1948 Buffalo-August 6, 2004 Los Angeles) also known as Big Jimmy, Ricky James Matthews, Jimmy "The Whale", Rick James & The Stone City Band, James Boys, Ricky James, James Johnson, The King of Punk Funk, James Ambrose Johnson Jr., James Ambrose Johnson, Jr. or Slick Rick was an American record producer, songwriter, singer, bandleader, musician, dancer and composer. He had four children, Rick James, Jr., Ty James, Tazman James and Trey Hardesty James.

His discography includes: Come Get It, Bustin' Out of L Seven, Fire It Up, Garden of Love, Street Songs, Superfreak (Part 1 and 2), Throwin' Down, Cold Blooded, Reflections and Glow. Genres he performed: Funk, Pop rock, Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Disco, Punk rock, Dance-punk, Rock music, New Wave, Soft rock, Pop music and Quiet Storm.

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Steve Turre

Steve Turre (September 12, 1948 Omaha-) also known as Turre, Steve, S. Turre, Steve Touré, Steve Toure, Steve Turley, Steve Turré, Steven Turre or Stephen Johnson Turre is an American trombonist, musician, teacher, actor and music arranger.

His albums: Sanctified Shells, Lotus Flower 1999, Rhythm Within, One4J, Right There and Dedication. Genres he performed: Jazz.

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Ronnie Van Zant

Ronnie Van Zant (January 15, 1948 Jacksonville-October 20, 1977 Gillsburg) also known as Van Zant, Ronnie or Ronald Wayne Van Zant was an American singer, musician and songwriter. His child is called Melody Van Zant.

Genres he performed include Southern rock and Rock music.

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Jeff Baxter

Jeff Baxter (December 13, 1948 Washington, D.C.-) also known as Jeff 'Skunk' Baxter, Baxter, Jeff 'Skunk', Jeffrey Allen Baxter, Jeff Skunk Baxter, Skunk, Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers, Jeffrey Baxter, Jeffrey Allen "Jeff Skunk" Baxter, Jeffrey 'Skunk' Baxter or Skunk Baxter is an American musician, record producer, songwriter, soldier, composer and actor.

Genres: Rock music, Christian rock, Southern rock and Rock and roll.

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Lonnie Jordan

Lonnie Jordan (November 21, 1948 San Diego-) a.k.a. Leroy Jordan is an American organist, keyboard player and musician.

His albums include Different Moods of Me.

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Stephen Schwartz

Stephen Schwartz (March 6, 1948 New York City-) also known as Wicked Original Broadway Cast, Godspell, Steven Schwartz or Stephen Lawrence Schwartz is an American composer, lyricist, record producer and film score composer. His children are called Jessica Schwartz, Scott Schwartz and Scott Schwartz.

Discography: Godspell, Godspell (2001 national touring cast), Uncharted Territory, Children of Eden: American Premiere Recording (1998 New Jersey cast), Godspell, Godspell (1993 London studio cast), Godspell, Pippin (1972 original Broadway cast), Reluctant Pilgrim and The Baker's Wife (1976 original cast). Genres: Musical theatre.

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Jan Hammer

Jan Hammer (April 17, 1948 Prague-) also known as J. Hammer, Hammer, Jan or Jan Hammer Jr. is an American musician, songwriter, drummer, keyboard player, keytarist, jazz pianist, pianist, record producer and composer. His child is called Paul Hammer.

His discography includes: Escape From Television, Beyond the Mind's Eye, Drive, Miami Vice: The Complete Collection, The Early Years, The First Seven Days, Black Sheep, Secret Admirer, Here to Stay and Snapshots. Genres: Pop music, Jazz fusion, Pop rock, Synthpop and Jazz.

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David Marks

David Marks (August 22, 1948 United States of America-) also known as Marks, David, David Lee Marks or David G. Marks is an American singer, guitarist and songwriter.

Genres he performed include Pop music, Rock music and Surf music.

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Donald Fagen

Donald Fagen (January 10, 1948 Passaic-) a.k.a. Donald Fagan, Fagen, Donald or Donald Jay Fagen is an American songwriter, singer, keyboard player, keytarist, musician and film score composer.

His albums: The Nightfly, New Frontier, Kamakiriad, Snowbound, Tomorrow's Girls, Morph the Cat, Trans-Island Skyway, I.G.Y., Tomorrow's Girls and The New York Rock and Soul Revue: Live at the Beacon. Genres he performed: Rock music, Jazz fusion, Pop rock and Jazz.

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Johnny Ramone

Johnny Ramone (October 8, 1948 Long Island-September 15, 2004 Los Angeles) also known as John Cummings, Ramone, Johnny or John William Cummings was an American musician, songwriter and guitarist.

Genres: Punk rock.

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Russell Mael

Russell Mael (October 5, 1948 Los Angeles-) otherwise known as Russel Meal, Mael, Russell or Russell Craig Mael is an American singer, songwriter, singer-songwriter and record producer.

He is best known as a member of the band Sparks, which he formed with his brother Ron Mael in 1971. Russell's distinctive high-pitched voice and flamboyant on-stage persona have been a hallmark of Sparks' music, which spans multiple genres including rock, pop, new wave, and electronic.

Prior to forming Sparks, Russell and Ron were involved in various musical projects, including the band Halfnelson. They released their self-titled debut album as Sparks in 1971, and went on to release over 20 studio albums and numerous singles over the course of their career.

In addition to his work with Sparks, Russell has also released solo material and collaborated with other musicians, including Franz Ferdinand on their collaborative album FFS in 2015. He has been noted for his fashion sense and distinctive stage presence, and has been a major influence on artists including Morrissey and Björk.

Russell Mael was born in Santa Monica, California, and grew up in Pacific Palisades. He attended Palisades High School, where he met his future bandmate and brother Ron. After high school, the brothers attended UCLA, where they formed the band Halfnelson. They were eventually signed to Todd Rundgren's Bearsville Records, and released their debut album as Halfnelson in 1971. However, the band struggled to find success, and Russell and Ron subsequently changed the band's name to Sparks.

Sparks' early music drew influences from the glam rock movement of the early 1970s, but they soon developed their own unique sound that combined art rock, pop, and electronic music. The band's breakthrough came in 1975 with the release of the album Kimono My House, which spawned the hit singles "This Town Ain't Big Enough for Both of Us" and "Amateur Hour". Sparks continued to release critically acclaimed albums throughout the 1970s and 1980s, cementing their status as one of the most innovative and influential bands of their era.

In addition to his music career, Russell has also dabbled in acting. He appeared in the 1977 film Rollercoaster and played the character Klaus Nomi in the 2003 film The Nomi Song. He has also made guest appearances on various television shows, including Gilmore Girls and The Big Bang Theory.

Russell Mael continues to perform and record with Sparks, and the band celebrated their 50th anniversary in 2021 with the release of their 25th studio album A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip.

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Kathleen Battle

Kathleen Battle (August 13, 1948 Portsmouth-) a.k.a. Kathleen Deanna Battle , Battle, Kathleen or Kathy is an American singer and actor.

Her most important albums: Kathleen Battle in Concert, Honey and Rue, A Christmas Celebration, So Many Stars, The Best of Kathleen Battle, R. Strauss: Ariadne Auf Naxos, Kathleen Battle - Salzburg Recital, Spirituals in Concert, Pleasures of Their Company and Baroque Duet.

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Tom Johnston

Tom Johnston (August 15, 1948 Visalia-) also known as TOM JOHNSTON, Johnston, Tom or Charles Thomas Johnston is an American singer, musician, songwriter and guitarist.

Discography: Still Feels Good and Hungry Eyes / Where Are You Tonight / (I've Had) The Time Of My Life / She's Like The Wind. Genres he performed: Rock music.

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Chester Thompson

Chester Thompson (December 11, 1948 Baltimore-) a.k.a. Chester C. Thompson, Thompson, Chester or Chester Cortez Thompson is an American drummer, organist and musician.

His most recognized albums: Mas de Ti. Genres: Pop rock, Jazz fusion and Progressive rock.

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Telma Hopkins

Telma Hopkins (October 28, 1948 Louisville-) otherwise known as Telma Louise Hopkins, Dawn or Telma L. Hopkins is an American singer, actor and musician.

She first gained fame as a member of the 1970s pop group Tony Orlando and Dawn. After the group disbanded, Hopkins went on to have a successful acting career, with notable roles in TV shows such as "Family Matters," "Half & Half," and "Are We There Yet?". She also had recurring roles in popular series like "Gimme a Break!" and "Bosom Buddies". In addition to acting, Hopkins is an accomplished singer and has released several solo albums throughout her career, including "Telephonic Literary Union" and "The Deep End". Hopkins continues to work in the entertainment industry today, appearing in TV shows and movies, and performing as a singer and musician.

In addition to her work in the entertainment industry, Telma Hopkins has also been an advocate for various causes. She has been involved in organizations such as the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the American Diabetes Association. Hopkins has also supported political causes, serving as a delegate to the 2008 Democratic National Convention and advocating for issues such as healthcare and education. In recognition of her contributions, Hopkins was inducted into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame in 2016. She continues to use her platform to inspire and empower others, both through her artistic work and her philanthropic efforts.

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Tawl Ross

Tawl Ross (October 5, 1948 Wagram-) also known as Lucius Ross, Lucius "Tawl" Ross or Tal Ross is an American musician.

His albums include Tal Ross - a.k.a. Detrimental Vasoline - Giant Shirley. Genres: Funk, Psychedelic soul, Soul music and Psychedelic rock.

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Nydia Caro

Nydia Caro (June 7, 1948 New York City-) also known as Caro, Nydia is an American singer, composer and actor.

Genres she performed include Pop music, New Age and New-age music.

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Ron Asheton

Ron Asheton (July 17, 1948 Washington, D.C.-January 1, 2009 Ann Arbor) also known as Ronald Frank Asheton, Ronald Franklin Asheton Jr. or Asheton, Ron was an American guitarist, musician, songwriter and actor.

Genres related to him: Heavy metal, Punk rock, Psychedelic rock, Hard rock, Garage rock and Protopunk.

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Priscilla Lopez

Priscilla Lopez (February 26, 1948 The Bronx-) is an American singer, actor and dancer. She has two children, Gabriella Fanuele and Alex Fanuele.

Priscilla Lopez is perhaps best known for her role as Diana Morales in the Broadway production of "A Chorus Line." She won a Tony Award for her performance in the show, which opened in 1975 and ran for over 6,000 performances. Lopez has also appeared in numerous other Broadway productions, including "In the Heights," "On Your Feet!", and "Pippin." In addition to her theater work, Lopez has appeared in several films and television shows, including "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "Smash," and "How to Get Away with Murder." She has received several awards for her contributions to the performing arts, including the Rita Moreno HOLA Award and the Hispanic Heritage Theatre Award. Lopez is an outspoken advocate for Latino representation in the arts and entertainment industry.

Lopez’s career in the performing arts began when she was only 9 years old, performing in the Children’s Hour at the Little Theatre in the Bronx. Her talent was quickly recognized, and she received a scholarship to study at the School of Performing Arts in New York City. After graduating, she began auditioning for Broadway productions and landed her first role in the musical "Henry, Sweet Henry" in 1967.

In addition to her work on stage and screen, Lopez is also an accomplished singer. She has released several albums including "Feeling Good" and "In the Heights (Original Broadway Cast Recording)." Her voice can be heard on numerous other soundtracks including the film "Center Stage" and the TV series "Sesame Street."

Lopez’s advocacy work includes serving as a board member of the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA) and working with other organizations to increase Latino representation on stage and screen. She is also involved with the Broadway Advocacy Coalition, which is dedicated to using theater as a tool for social change.

Throughout her illustrious career, Lopez has been recognized for her groundbreaking contributions to the arts. She was inducted into the Bronx Walk of Fame in 2010, and received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2021.

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Cub Koda

Cub Koda (October 1, 1948 Detroit-July 1, 2000 Chelsea) also known as Koda, Cub was an American singer and songwriter.

Discography: Box Lunch.

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Joe Bonsall

Joe Bonsall (May 18, 1948 Philadelphia-) a.k.a. Joseph Bonsall, Joseph Sloan "Joe" Bonsall, Jr. or Joseph Sloan Bonsall, Jr. is an American singer and author.

Genres: Country.

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Elliot Lurie

Elliot Lurie (August 19, 1948 United States of America-) also known as Lurie, Elliot is an American , .

Elliot Lurie is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known as the lead guitarist and vocalist of the 1970s rock band Looking Glass, which had a major hit with their single "Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)." The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1972 and has been featured in multiple films and TV shows.

After the breakup of Looking Glass, Lurie continued to work in the music industry, producing and writing music for various artists. He also composed music for film and television, including the theme song for the TV series "The Greatest American Hero."

In addition to his music career, Lurie has also worked as an advertising executive and served on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). Lurie continues to perform and record music to this day.

Elliot Lurie was born in the United States on August 19th, 1948. He grew up in New York City and developed a passion for music at a young age. He began playing guitar and writing songs in his teenage years, and in the early 1970s, he formed the band Looking Glass with some friends.

"Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)" became Lurie's biggest hit and propelled him and Looking Glass to stardom. The song's success allowed Lurie to continue pursuing his music career, and he went on to further success both as a musician and a songwriter.

Over the years, Lurie has worked with a variety of other musicians and artists, and his music has been featured in numerous films and TV shows. He has also continued to write and perform new songs, and his music remains popular with fans of classic rock.

In addition to his successful music career, Lurie has also been involved in the advertising world and served as an executive for a number of top ad agencies. He has also been recognized for his work as a songwriter and musician, receiving awards from ASCAP and other industry groups.

Today, Elliot Lurie continues to be an active musician and songwriter, and he enjoys sharing his love of music with fans all over the world.

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Ron Tyson

Ron Tyson (February 8, 1948 Philadelphia-) also known as Tyson, Ron or The Temptations is an American musician, actor, singer and songwriter.

He is best known for being the lead tenor for the legendary Motown group The Temptations. Tyson joined the group in 1983 and has since been an integral part of their success. Prior to joining The Temptations, Tyson had a successful career as a member of the group Love Committee, who had hits such as "Just As Long As I Got You" and "Law and Order". Along with his successful music career, Tyson has also acted in films such as "The Five Heartbeats" and television shows like "Martin". Throughout his career, Tyson has received numerous accolades, including induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of The Temptations in 1989.

Tyson was born and raised in Philadelphia and grew up in a musical family. He started singing at a young age and eventually became a member of a local group called The Ethics, who had a hit with "Sad, Sad Story." After his success with Love Committee, Tyson was invited to join The Temptations by Otis Williams, one of the group's founding members.

As the lead tenor for The Temptations, Tyson has helped the group maintain its signature sound while also bringing his own style to their music. He has been featured on many of the group's chart-topping hits, including "Treat Her Like a Lady," "Soul to Soul," and "Lady Soul."

In addition to his music and acting career, Tyson is also active in his community. He has worked with several organizations that provide assistance and support to young people, including the United Negro College Fund and the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.

Despite being in his seventies, Tyson continues to perform with The Temptations and tour around the world. His contributions to the group and to the music industry as a whole have made him a beloved figure among fans and fellow musicians alike.

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John Whitehead

John Whitehead (July 10, 1948 Philadelphia-May 11, 2004 Philadelphia) also known as Whitehead, John was an American record producer, songwriter, musician and singer.

Genres he performed: Disco, Rhythm and blues and Philadelphia soul.

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Larry Carlton

Larry Carlton (March 2, 1948 Torrance-) a.k.a. Larry E. Carlton, Carlton, Larry, Mr. 335 or Larry Eugene Carlton is an American guitarist, musician, record producer and songwriter. He has one child, Travis Carlton.

Discography: Deep Into It, Christmas at My House, Collection, Fingerprints, Kid Gloves, Larry Carlton Collection, Volume 2, Larry Carlton, Mr. 335 Live in Japan, Sapphire Blue and Sleepwalk. Genres: Pop music, Rock music, Jazz fusion, Smooth jazz and Jazz.

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Gene McFadden

Gene McFadden (July 2, 1948 Philadelphia-January 27, 2006 Philadelphia) a.k.a. McFadden, Gene was an American record producer, songwriter, musician and singer.

Genres he performed: Rhythm and blues, Disco and Philadelphia soul.

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Chris LeDoux

Chris LeDoux (October 2, 1948 Biloxi-March 9, 2005 Casper) a.k.a. LeDoux, Chris was an American singer-songwriter, singer, musician and sculptor.

His albums: Wild and Wooly, He Rides the Wild Horses, Rodeo Rock and Roll Collection, 20 Original - The Early Years, 20 Greatest Hits, After the Storm, American Cowboy, Best of Chris Ledoux, Chris LeDoux - Live and Chris LeDoux and The Saddle Boogie Band. Genres he performed include Country and Country rock.

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Barbara Mandrell

Barbara Mandrell (December 25, 1948 Houston-) also known as Barbra Mandrell, Barbara Ann Mandrell, Mandrell, Barbara, The Sweetheart of Steel or Barbara Mandell is an American singer, actor, songwriter, television producer and musician. She has three children, Nathaniel Mandrell Dudney, Kenneth Matthew Dudney and Jaime Dudney.

Discography: The Best Of, Christmas at Our House, Greatest Country Hits, Barbara Mandrell Greatest Hits, Entertainer of the Year, Standing Room Only, Super Hits, Ultimate Collection, Treat Him Right and A Perfect Match. Genres she performed include Country pop, Country and Adult contemporary music.

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John Ford Coley

John Ford Coley (October 13, 1948 Dallas-) also known as Coley, John Ford or John Edward Colley is an American singer, pianist, guitarist, actor and author.

His related genres: Country, Pop rock, Folk rock and Soft rock.

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Greg Errico

Greg Errico (September 1, 1948 San Francisco-) also known as Errico, Greg is an American drummer.

Genres: Soul music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz and Funk.

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Lyn Collins

Lyn Collins (June 12, 1948 Abilene-March 13, 2005 Pasadena) also known as Lynn Collins, Lyn Collins (The Female Preacher), The Female Preacher, Lyn "The Female Preacher" Collins or Collins, Lyn was an American singer.

Her albums: Think (About It), Check Me Out If You Don't Know Me by Now, Mama Feel Good, Mama Feelgood: The Best of Lyn Collins, Take Me Just as I Am / Please Make the World a Better Place and We Want to Parrty, Parrty, Parrty. Genres she performed: Funk, Soul music and Rhythm and blues.

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David Campbell

David Campbell (February 7, 1948 Toronto-) also known as Campbell, David, David Richard Campbell or David R. Campbell is an American conductor, composer and film score composer. He has three children, Beck Hansen, Channing Hansen and Alyssa Suede.

Genres: Ballad, Rock music, Country, Pop music, Classical music, Blues, Heavy metal, Alternative rock, Indie rock, Jazz, Punk rock, Rhythm and blues, Hip hop music and Rock en español.

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Cassie Gaines

Cassie Gaines (January 9, 1948 Seneca-October 20, 1977 Gillsburg) also known as Gaines, Cassie or Cassie LaRue Gaines was an American singer.

Genres she performed: Southern rock.

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Garrick Ohlsson

Garrick Ohlsson (April 3, 1948-) a.k.a. Ohlsson, Garrick is an American pianist.

Discography: Gershwin Bernstein, The Complete Works, Preludes & Nocturnes, Polonaises / Fantaisie op. 49 / Barcarolle, Piano Sonatas, , Études / Suite bergamasque (piano: Garrick Ohlsson) and .

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Danny Seraphine

Danny Seraphine (August 28, 1948 Chicago-) otherwise known as Daniel Seraphine, Seraphine, Danny or Daniel Peter Seraphine is an American record producer, drummer, theatrical producer and film producer.

Genres he performed include Rock music.

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