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

Mark WilkersonMark Wilkerson
06 September 1976, American

Chuck LeavellChuck Leavell
28 April 1952, American

Debby RyanDebby Ryan
13 May 1993, American
Singer, Child actor, Singer-songwriter, Film
Katherine JacksonKatherine Jackson
04 May 1930, American
Musical Talent

Sun RaSun Ra
22 May 1914, American
American composer

Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington
29 August 1924, American
Singer, Jazz musician

Sam PhillipsSam Phillips
05 January 1923, American
Entrepreneur, Record producer, Songwriter
Taylor HicksTaylor Hicks
07 October 1976, American
Musician, Singer, Singer-songwriter

Ma RaineyMa Rainey
26 April 1886, American
Street artist, Musician
Big Mama ThorntonBig Mama Thornton
11 December 1926, American
Musician, Singer

W. C. HandyW. C. Handy
16 November 1873, American
Trumpeter, Composer, Songwriter, Autobiographer,

Freddie HartFreddie Hart
21 December 1926, American
Miles Copeland, Jr.Miles Copeland, Jr.
16 July 1916, American