Musicians From Massachusetts

Massachusetts has produced a number of Musicians who have made it big. These include Bo Burnham, Rob Zombie, James Taylor, Leonard Bernstein, Clairo 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 James Taylor

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 12, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces

Five-time Grammy Award-winning folk singer James Taylor is best known for his hits You've Got a Friend and Fire and Rain. One of Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, he has sold over 100 million records worldwide and has also won the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

 2 Leonard Bernstein

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Famous As: Conductor, Composer
Birthdate: August 25, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: October 14, 1990

Leonard Bernstein was an American composer, music educator, conductor, pianist, author, and humanitarian. One of the most important cultural personalities of 20th century America, Bernstein influenced many generations of musicians. He is also credited with mentoring famous conductors like John Mauceri, Herbert Blomstedt, Alexander Frey, Marin Alsop, and Edo de Waart among many others.

 3 Joe Perry

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Famous As: guitarist, musician
Birthdate: September 10, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo

 4 Rob Zombie

Rob Zombie.
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Famous As: Musician & Filmmaker
Birthdate: January 12, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn

The founding member of the popular heavy metal band White Zombie, Rob Zombie is an American singer-songwriter, voice actor, and filmmaker. Having incorporated horror and sci-fi themes into his music and lyrics from the beginning of his career, Zombie often entertains his audience visually in his live shows; he is credited with popularizing shock rock theatricality.

 5 Bo Burnham

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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: August 21, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo

Comedian, musician, actor, and filmmaker Bo Burnham started his career as a YouTuber. The funny content he posted soon gained him attention and opened up more opportunities in the entertainment industry. Since then, he has released a few albums and has appeared in many TV shows. His first film as a director was released in 2018.

 6 Donna Summer

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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: December 31, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: May 17, 2012

 7 Joyner Luca

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Famous As: Rapper, Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: August 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Joyner Lucas, previously known as “Future Joyner,” soared to fame with the tracks Lucky You and I'm Not Racist, and earned a Grammy nomination each, with them. He is also known for the popular track Ross Capicchioni and for his infamous feud with Canadian artist Tory Lanez. 
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 8 Alicia Witt

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 21, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo

 9 Scott Grimes

Scott Grimes
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 9, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer

 10 Clairo

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Famous As: Record Producer
Birthdate: August 18, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Indie singer Clairo began posting songs on SoundCloud at age 13. She initially recorded covers and soared to fame with her viral track Pretty Girl, a song recorded for the Transgender Law Center, in 2017. Her single Sofia was a Billboard Hot 100-charter. She came out as bisexual on Twitter

 11 Al B. Sure!

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: June 4, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini

 12 Ralph Tresvant

Ralph Tresvant
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 16, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus

 13 Myles Kennedy

Myles Kennedy
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Famous As: Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer
Birthdate: November 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 14 Joey McIntyre

Joey McIntyre
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Famous As: singer,musician, nightclub owner, actor
Birthdate: December 31, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 15 Sib Hashian

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 17, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 22, 2017

 16 Brad Delp

Brad Delp
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 12, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: March 9, 2007

 17 Billy Squier

Billy Squier
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Famous As: Musician, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Singer
Birthdate: May 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus

 18 Linda Perry

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Famous As: Singer, Composer, Musician, Songwriter, Record producer, Guitarist
Birthdate: April 15, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries

 19 Paul Williams

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Famous As: American composer
Birthdate: September 19, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo

 20 Susan Tedeschi

Susan Tedeschi
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Guitarist
Birthdate: November 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 21 Black Francis

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 6, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries

 22 Andrew McMahon

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo

 23 Sully Erna

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Famous As: Vocalist
Birthdate: February 7, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 24 Fat Mike

Fat Mike
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 31, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 25 Alan Wilson

Alan Wilson
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Famous As: singer, singer-songwriter, guitarist
Birthdate: July 4, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 3, 1970

 26 Steven Van Zandt

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Famous As: Actor, Musician, Screenwriter, Record producer, Disc jockey, Singer, Television actor, Guitarist, Pianist, Composer
Birthdate: November 22, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 27 Adam Granduciel

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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: February 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Guitarist Adam Granduciel is best known as the frontman and main songwriter of the indie rock band The War on Drugs. He was earlier part of Kurt Vile's backing band The Violators. He has also worked as a record producer for an album by the project Purling Hiss.

 28 Jonathan Richman

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 16, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus

 29 Neil Cicierega

Neil Cicierega
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: August 23, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo

 30 Jack Frost

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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: November 25, 1893
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 21, 1959

 31 Tony Levin

Tony Levin
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Famous As: Bassist, Blogger, Jazz musician
Birthdate: June 6, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini

 32 Rebecca Pidgeon

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 10, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra

 33 Sally Taylor

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Famous As: singer
Birthdate: January 7, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 34 Danny Wood

Danny Wood
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Famous As: musician, singer
Birthdate: May 14, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus

 35 Spider One

Spider One
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: August 25, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo

 36 Mike Ness

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: April 3, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries

 37 Evan Dando

Evan Dando
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 4, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces

 38 John Adams

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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: February 15, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 39 Jo Dee Messina

Jo Dee Messina
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Famous As: Musical Artist
Birthdate: August 25, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo

 40 Norman Greenbaum

Norman Greenbaum
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 20, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 41 Adam Dutkiewicz

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Famous As: Musician, Singer, Record producer, Guitarist, Composer
Birthdate: April 4, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries

 42 Mike Stern

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Famous As: Composer, Jazz musician, Guitarist, Jazz guitarist
Birthdate: January 10, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 43 Joe Morello

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Famous As: Jazz musician
Birthdate: July 17, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: March 12, 2011

 44 Freddy Cannon

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Famous As: singer, guitarist
Birthdate: December 4, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 45 Abel Meeropol

Abel Meeropol
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Famous As: Poet, Songwriter, Writer
Birthdate: February 10, 1903
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: October 30, 1986

 46 Tommy Tallarico

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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: February 18, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 47 Alborosie

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: July 4, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer

 48 Phil Woods

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Famous As: Saxophonist, Bandleader, Conductor, Clarinetist, Composer, Jazz musician
Birthdate: November 2, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: September 29, 2015

 49 Arthur Fiedler

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Famous As: Conductor
Birthdate: December 17, 1894
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: July 10, 1979

 50 Denise Eisenberg Rich

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 26, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius