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

Katherine JacksonKatherine Jackson
04 May 1930, American
Musical Talent
Ma RaineyMa Rainey
26 April 1886, American
Street artist, Musician

Mathew KnowlesMathew Knowles
09 January 1952, American
Businessperson

Brittany HowardBrittany Howard
02 October 1988, American
Musician
Tommy ShawTommy Shaw
11 September 1953, American
Musician

Flo MilliFlo Milli
09 January 2000, American
Rapper
Sun RaSun Ra
22 May 1914, American
American composer

Dennis EdwardsDennis Edwards
03 February 1943, American
Singer

Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington
29 August 1924, American
Singer

Toni TennilleToni Tennille
08 May 1940, American
Singer-songwriter

Jamey JohnsonJamey Johnson
14 July 1975, American
Singer-songwriter
Ray SawyerRay Sawyer
01 February 1937, American
Singer

Taylor HicksTaylor Hicks
07 October 1976, American
Musician, Singer, Singer-songwriter

Sam PhillipsSam Phillips
05 January 1923, American
Entrepreneur, Record producer, Songwriter

Big Mama ThorntonBig Mama Thornton
11 December 1926, American
Musician, Singer
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
Rachel WammackRachel Wammack
1995 AD, American
Singer

Cootie WilliamsCootie Williams
10 July 1911, American
Trumpet Player
Hugh MartinHugh Martin
11 August 1914, American
Composer

Erskine HawkinsErskine Hawkins
26 July 1914, American
Trumpeter

Louisiana RedLouisiana Red
23 March 1932, American
Guitarist
Miles Copeland, Jr.Miles Copeland, Jr.
16 July 1916, American
Musician

Jerry McCainJerry McCain
18 June 1930, American
Musician
William Christopher HandyWilliam Christopher Handy
16 November 1873, American
Composer

Charles Elzer LoudermilkCharles Elzer Loudermilk
07 July 1927, American
Singer

Billy Norris SherrillBilly Norris Sherrill
05 November 1936, American
Songwriter and producer