Musicians From Indiana

Indiana has produced a number of Musicians who have made it big. These include Michael Jackson, Axl Rose, Adam Lambert, Dylan Minnette, Mick Mars and others.

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 1 Axl Rose

Axl Rose.
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 6, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer W. Axl Rose, being true to his rebel spirit, fled to Los Angeles on a bus at 17, before he co-founded the legendary hard rock band Guns N' Roses. Working as the lead vocalist/lyricist of the band, he soon became a global sex symbol. 

 2 Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson.
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Famous As: King of Pop
Birthdate: August 29, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: June 25, 2009

The King of Pop and an international superstar, Michael Jackson was a musical entertainer whose work – both with Jackson 5 and solo – won accolades and hearts worldwide. Equally popular were his unique dance moves that created sensation and shaped future dance styles. Amongst the most successful entertainers of all time, Jackson was later accused of child molestation.  

 3 Mick Mars

Mick Mars.
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Mick Mars gained fame as the guitarist for the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe and came to be known for his aggressive style of playing the instrument. He has also written songs for bands such as Crashdïet. He has suffered from ankylosing spondylitis since his teenage years. 

 4 Cole Porter

Cole Porter.
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Famous As: Composer, Songwriter
Birthdate: June 9, 1891
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: October 15, 1964
Singer-songwriter Cole Porter is best known for his work in the Tony-winning musical, Kiss Me, Kate and for his hit tracks Night and Day, Got You Under My Skin, and You're the Top. He also composed for movies. His marriage to Linda Lee Thomas was a cover for his homosexuality.

 5 Babyface

Babyface.
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Famous As: record producer, singer-songwriter, musician, actor, singer
Birthdate: April 10, 1959
Sun Sign: Aries

 6 David Lee Roth

David Lee Roth
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Famous As: Singer, Musician
Birthdate: October 10, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra

David Lee Roth is an American rock singer, songwriter, musician, and former radio personality. Renowned for his energetic stage persona, Roth was a long-time member of the popular hard rock band Van Halen where he served as the lead singer. In 2007, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

 7 Jermaine Jackson

Jermaine Jackson
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Famous As: Guitarist, Singer, Dancer, Musician, Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 11, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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 8 Joshua Bell

Joshua Bell
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Famous As: Violinist
Birthdate: December 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 9 Tito Jackson

Tito Jackson.
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: October 15, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra

Tito Jackson is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is one of the members of the famed Jackson family, which has produced popular musicians, including Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson. An original member of the popular pop band, The Jackson 5, Tito Jackson reached the peak of his success in the 1960s and 1970s.

 10 Freddie Gibbs

Freddie Gibbs
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Famous As: rapper, singer
Birthdate: January 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 11 Randy Jackson

Randy Jackson
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 31, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 12 Izzy Stradlin

Izzy Stradlin
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Famous As: Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Singer
Birthdate: April 8, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries

 13 Hoagy Carmichael

Hoagy Carmichael
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Famous As: American composer
Birthdate: November 22, 1899
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 27, 1981

 14 La Toya Jackson

La Toya Jackson
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 29, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini

 15 Jeremy Camp

Jeremy Camp
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Famous As: Singer, Musician
Birthdate: January 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Jeremy Camp is an American singer and songwriter who specializes in Contemporary Christian music and Christian rock genres. Over the years, he has won several awards, such as the GMA Dove Awards and ASCAP Songwriter of the Year Awards. Jeremy Camp's life and career have inspired the 2020 Christian romantic drama film, I Still Believe.

 16 Keke Wyatt

Keke Wyatt
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces

 17 Adam Lambert

Adam Lambert.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius

American singer-songwriter and actor, Adam Lambert, serves as an inspiration to the LGBTQ community; he became the first openly gay musician to top the U.S. Billboard 200 charts with the release of his second studio album Trespassing. Also a well-known philanthropist, Adam Lambert helps raise money for various charitable causes.

 18 Dylan Minnette

Dylan Minnette.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 29, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Dylan Minnette is an American actor best known for playing Clay Jensen in the TV series 13 Reasons Why. Apart from being an actor, Minnette is also a musician who sings and plays the guitar for the alternative rock band Wallows. As part of Wallows, Minnette performed at a concert called Summer Meltdown to create awareness about autism in 2010. 

 19 Jackie Jackson

Jackie Jackson
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Famous As: Singer, Dancer, Musician, Songwriter
Birthdate: May 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus

 20 Joey Feek

Joey Feek.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 4, 2016

 21 DJ Ashba

DJ Ashba
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 10, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 22 Ugly God

Ugly God.
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Famous As: Rapper, Songwriter, Record Producer
Birthdate: September 19, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo

 23 Wes Montgomery

Wes Montgomery
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 6, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 15, 1968

 24 Rich Mullins

Rich Mullins
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Famous As: Singer, Musician, Composer
Birthdate: October 21, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 19, 1997

Contemporary Christian music artist Rich Mullins was also a multi-instrumentalist, with skills in the piano and the guitar. He toured around with the Zion Ministries till he got his first record deal. He died at age 41, in an accident while on his way to a benefit concert.

 25 Deniece Williams

Deniece Williams
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 3, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini

The daughter of singer parents, Deniece Williams grew up singing gospel. Though she initially aspired to be a nurse and an anesthetist, she later took up music full-time and began performing at nightclubs. The Grammy-winning artist soared to fame with tracks such as They Say and I Believe in You.

 26 John Hiatt

John Hiatt
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 20, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo

 27 Kerri Kenney-Silver

Kerri Kenney-Silver
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 28 Pebe Sebert

Pebe Sebert.
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: March 17, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces

 29 Freddie Hubbard

Freddie Hubbard
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Famous As: Trumpeter
Birthdate: April 7, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: December 29, 2008

 30 J. J. Johnson

J. J. Johnson
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Famous As: Trombonist
Birthdate: January 22, 1924
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 4, 2001

 31 Bebe

Bebe
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus

 32 Ned Rorem

Ned Rorem
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Famous As: Composer, Diarist, Writer, University teacher, Actor
Birthdate: October 23, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra

 33 Pete Kleinow

Pete Kleinow
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 20, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: January 6, 2007

 34 Shirley Graham Du Bois

Shirley Graham Du Bois
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: November 11, 1896
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: March 27, 1977

 35 Ruth Lorenzo

Ruth Lorenzo
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 36 Buddy Emmons

Buddy Emmons
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 27, 1937
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 21, 2015

 37 Fred Rose

Fred Rose
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 24, 1897
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 1, 1954

 38 Ailyn

Ailyn
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini

 39 Pete Candoli

Pete Candoli
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Famous As: Trumpeter
Birthdate: June 28, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 11, 2008

 40 Elspeth Hanson

Elspeth Hanson
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus

 41 Noble Sissle

Noble Sissle
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Famous As: American composer
Birthdate: July 10, 1889
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: December 17, 1975

 42 David Baker

David Baker
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: December 21, 1931
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: March 26, 2016

 43 David Darling

David Darling
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Famous As: Cellist
Birthdate: March 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 8, 2021

 44 Conte Candoli

Conte Candoli
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Famous As: Jazz Trumpeter
Birthdate: July 12, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: December 14, 2001

 45 Alan Abel

Alan Abel
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Famous As: Percussionist
Birthdate: December 6, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: April 25, 2020

 46 Margaret Hillis

Margaret Hillis
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Famous As: Conductor
Birthdate: October 1, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: February 4, 1998

 47 Easley Blackwood

Easley Blackwood
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Famous As: Professor
Birthdate: April 21, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus

 48 Mildred Dilling

Mildred Dilling
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Famous As: Harpist
Birthdate: February 23, 1894
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 30, 1982

 49 Jack Beeson

Jack Beeson
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: July 15, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: June 6, 2010

 50 Thomas Finchum

Thomas Finchum
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Famous As: Diver
Birthdate: December 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius