Famous Musicians From Mississippi

Mississippi has produced a number of Musicians who have made it big. These include Elvis Presley, Brandy Norwood, Diplo, Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters and others.

Elvis PresleyElvis Presley
08 January 1935, American
Singer
Brandy NorwoodBrandy Norwood
11 February 1979, American
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Actor, Record

DiploDiplo
10 November 1978, American
Rapper, Songwriter, Record Producer

Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson
08 May 1911, American
Singer

Muddy WatersMuddy Waters
04 April 1913, American
Musician

B.B. KingB.B. King
16 September 1925, American
Singer-songwriter
Tammy WynetteTammy Wynette
05 May 1942, American
Singer

Jimmy BuffettJimmy Buffett
25 December 1946, American
Musician

Faith HillFaith Hill
21 September 1967, American
Country Singer
Ike TurnerIke Turner
05 November 1931, American
Guitarist, Pianist, Actor, Singer-songwriter,

Marty StuartMarty Stuart
30 September 1958, American
singer-songwriter, musician, singer, mandolinist
Lance BassLance Bass
04 May 1979, American
Film producer, Film actor, Singer, Actor, Dancer,

Charley PrideCharley Pride
18 March 1934, American
Singer

Howlin' WolfHowlin' Wolf
10 June 1910, American
Singer

John Lee HookerJohn Lee Hooker
22 August 1917, American
Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician,

Bo DiddleyBo Diddley
30 December 1928, American
Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer
Jimmy HartJimmy Hart
01 January 1944, American
Composer

Albert KingAlbert King
25 April 1923, American
Singer-songwriter, Basketball player, Musician,

Willie DixonWillie Dixon
01 July 1915, American
Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician, Record producer

Olu DaraOlu Dara
12 January 1941, American
cornetist
Lester YoungLester Young
27 August 1909, American
Clarinetist, Saxophonist, Composer, Jazz musician,

Alexander O'NealAlexander O'Neal
15 November 1953, American
Singer-Songwriter
Big K.R.I.T.Big K.R.I.T.
26 August 1986, American
Rapper

Glen BallardGlen Ballard
01 May 1953, American
Record producer, Songwriter

Elmore JamesElmore James
27 January 1918, American
Guitarist
Mississippi John HurtMississippi John Hurt
08 March 1892, American
Singer

William Grant StillWilliam Grant Still
11 May 1895, American
Conductor, Songwriter
Jimmy ReedJimmy Reed
06 September 1925, American
Guitarist, Singer

Delaney BramlettDelaney Bramlett
01 July 1939, American
Singer

Jimmy RogersJimmy Rogers
03 June 1924, American
Singer
Otis RushOtis Rush
29 April 1935, American
guitarist, singer-songwriter

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Pops StaplesPops Staples
28 December 1914, American
Musician
Hank CochranHank Cochran
02 August 1935, American
Singer-Songwriter

Hank JonesHank Jones
31 July 1918, American
Musician

Pinetop PerkinsPinetop Perkins
07 July 1913, American
Jazz Pianist

Milan WilliamsMilan Williams
28 March 1948, American
Keyboardist
Hubert SumlinHubert Sumlin
16 November 1931, American
Musician
Keith CarlockKeith Carlock
1971 AD, American
drummer

Matt BarlowMatt Barlow
10 April 1970, American
singer

Magic SlimMagic Slim
07 August 1937, American
Musician

Jimmie LuncefordJimmie Lunceford
06 June 1902, American
Saxophonist
Mulgrew MillerMulgrew Miller
13 August 1955, American
American musician

Milt HintonMilt Hinton
23 June 1910, American
Double Bassist

Sunnyland SlimSunnyland Slim
05 September 1907, American
Pianist

T-Model FordT-Model Ford
24 June 1923, American
Musician

R.L. BurnsideR.L. Burnside
23 November 1926, American
American singer
Willie KingWillie King
18 March 1943, American
Guitarist

Jimmie RodgersJimmie Rodgers
08 September 1897, American
 
Honeyboy EdwardsHoneyboy Edwards
28 June 1915, American
Guitarist

David KimbroughDavid Kimbrough
28 July 1930, American
Musician