Musicians From Maryland

Maryland has produced a number of Musicians who have made it big. These include Frank Vincent Zappa, James Brown, Benji Madden, Toni Braxton, Adam Duritz and others.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Frank Vincent Zappa

Frank Vincent Zappa.
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Famous As: American musician
Birthdate: December 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 4, 1993

Frank Zappa was an American composer, multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and bandleader. Widely regarded as one of the most stylistically diverse and innovative rock musicians of his generation, Zappa was named in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Artists of All Time list in 2004. Zappa's works have influenced other musicians like Alice Cooper, Jimi Hendrix, Simon Phillips, Steve Vai, and Warren DeMartini.

 2 Philip Glass

Philip Glass.
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Famous As: American composer
Birthdate: January 31, 1937
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 3 James Brown

James Brown.
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Famous As: Musician, recording artist, producer, dancer, bandleader
Birthdate: May 3, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 25, 2006

Referred to by honorific nicknames, such as Godfather of Soul, James Brown was a prominent figure of 20th century music. A progenitor of funk music, Brown influenced the development of many music genres. An inductee of the Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame, Brown is ranked seventh in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Artists of All Time list.

 4 Toni Braxton

Toni Braxton.
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Famous As: American R&B Singer-songwriter & Musician
Birthdate: October 7, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Soul and R&B sensation Toni Braxton initially performed with her sisters in The Braxtons. She won three of her seven Grammys with her debut album. Known for her Billboard-charters such as Un-break My Heart, she also collaborated with Babyface, competed in Dancing with the Stars, and produced Braxton Family Values.

 5 Lisa Loeb

Lisa Loeb.
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Famous As: American singer-songwriter
Birthdate: March 11, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces

 6 6lack

6lack.
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: June 24, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer

 7 James Ransone

James Ransone
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 2, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
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 8 Benji Madden

Benji Madden.
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: March 11, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces

Along with his identical twin brother, Joel Madden, Benji Madden has been one of the greatest musical duos as far as twin siblings are concerned. A huge fan of tattoos, Benji Madden has several tattoos, including one of Benjamin Franklin, which is so big that it covers his entire back!

 9 Jerry Leiber

Jerry Leiber
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Famous As: Songwriter
Birthdate: April 25, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: August 22, 2011

 10 Adam Duritz

Adam Duritz.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 1, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo

 11 Sisqó

Sisqó.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: November 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 12 Lloyd Banks

Lloyd Banks.
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: April 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus

 13 Mutulu Shakur

Mutulu Shakur
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Famous As: Musical artist
Birthdate: August 8, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo

 14 John Fahey

John Fahey
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: February 28, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 22, 2001

 15 Ric Ocasek

Ric Ocasek
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 23, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries

 16 Lio Rush

Lio Rush
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: November 11, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 17 Penn Badgley

Penn Badgley
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 18 Howard Ashman

Howard Ashman
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Famous As: Composer, Screenwriter, Lyricist, Songwriter, Film score composer
Birthdate: May 17, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: March 14, 1991

 19 Kurt Hugo Schneider

Kurt Hugo Schneider.
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Famous As: Filmmaker, Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo

 20 Michael Cerveris

Michael Cerveris
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 6, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 21 Bill Callahan

Bill Callahan
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: June 3, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini

 22 Kevin Levrone

Kevin Levrone
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: July 16, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer

 23 Gina Schock

Gina Schock
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 31, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo

 24 John Patrick Amedori

John Patrick Amedori
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: April 20, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus

 25 George Fisher

George Fisher
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 8, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer

 26 Bill Frisell

Bill Frisell
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Famous As: Guitarist, Composer, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist
Birthdate: March 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces

 27 Chester Thompson

Chester Thompson
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Famous As: Drummer, Jazz musician, Organist
Birthdate: December 11, 1948
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 28 Chick Webb

Chick Webb
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 10, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 16, 1939

 29 Eubie Blake

Eubie Blake
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Famous As: American composer
Birthdate: February 7, 1887
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 12, 1983

 30 Larry Adler

Larry Adler
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: February 10, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 6, 2001

 31 Lester Bowie

Lester Bowie
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 11, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 8, 1999

 32 Gary Bartz

Gary Bartz
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Famous As: Saxophonist
Birthdate: September 26, 1940
Sun Sign: Libra

 33 John Christ

John Christ
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Famous As: Musician, Guitarist
Birthdate: February 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces

 34 Erik Darling

Erik Darling
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Famous As: Songwriter
Birthdate: September 25, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 3, 2008

 35 Gil Goldstein

Gil Goldstein
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Famous As: Pianist, Jazz musician
Birthdate: November 6, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 36 Benny Waters

Benny Waters
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 23, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 11, 1998

 37 Dee Carstensen

Dee Carstensen
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: February 18, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 38 YBN Glizzy

YBN Glizzy.
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: October 29, 1998
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 39 Bernard Purdie

Bernard Purdie
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Famous As: Drummer
Birthdate: June 11, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini

 40 Dennis Chambers

Dennis Chambers
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus

 41 John Stanier

John Stanier
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Famous As: Drummer
Birthdate: August 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo

 42 Jon Theodore

Jon Theodore
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Famous As: Drummer
Birthdate: December 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 43 Greg Hawkes

Greg Hawkes
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Famous As: Keyboardist
Birthdate: October 22, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra