Famous Musicians From Alabama

Alabama has produced a number of Musicians who have made it big. These include Hank Williams, Nat King Cole, YBN Nahmir, Mark Wilkerson, Chuck Leavell and others.

Hank WilliamsHank Williams
17 September 1923, American
Father of contemporary country music
Nat King ColeNat King Cole
17 March 1919, American
Vocalist, Pianist

YBN NahmirYBN Nahmir
18 December 1999, American
Rapper

Mark WilkersonMark Wilkerson
06 September 1976, American
Musician

Chuck LeavellChuck Leavell
28 April 1952, American
Musician

Brittany HowardBrittany Howard
02 October 1988, American
Musician
Katherine JacksonKatherine Jackson
04 May 1930, American
Musical Talent

Tommy ShawTommy Shaw
11 September 1953, American
Musician

Sun RaSun Ra
22 May 1914, American
American composer

Jamey JohnsonJamey Johnson
14 July 1975, American
Singer-songwriter
Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington
29 August 1924, American
Singer, Jazz musician

Taylor HicksTaylor Hicks
07 October 1976, American
Musician, Singer, Singer-songwriter
Big Mama ThorntonBig Mama Thornton
11 December 1926, American
Musician, Singer

Dennis EdwardsDennis Edwards
03 February 1943, American
Singer

Sam PhillipsSam Phillips
05 January 1923, American
Entrepreneur, Record producer, Songwriter
Ray SawyerRay Sawyer
01 February 1937, American
Singer

Ma RaineyMa Rainey
26 April 1886, American
Street artist, Musician
W. C. HandyW. C. Handy
16 November 1873, American
Trumpeter, Composer, Songwriter, Autobiographer,

Diana DeGarmoDiana DeGarmo
16 June 1987, American
Singer-songwriter

James Reese EuropeJames Reese Europe
22 February 1880, American
Composer
Curly PutmanCurly Putman
20 November 1930, American
Songwriter

Freddie HartFreddie Hart
21 December 1926, American
Musician
Cootie WilliamsCootie Williams
10 July 1911, American
Trumpet Player

Miles Copeland, Jr.Miles Copeland, Jr.
16 July 1916, American
Musician

William Christopher HandyWilliam Christopher Handy
16 November 1873, American
Composer

Charles Elzer LoudermilkCharles Elzer Loudermilk
07 July 1927, American
Singer