Musicians From Missouri

Missouri has produced a number of Musicians who have made it big. These include Eminem, Don Johnson, Chuck Berry, Akon, Sheryl Crow and others.

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 1 Eminem

Eminem.
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Famous As: Rapper, Songwriter
Birthdate: October 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra

Amongst the biggest rappers of all time, Eminem gained worldwide popularity with the release of albums like The Slim Shady LP and The Marshall Mathers LP. His subsequent albums became huge successes further making him a bigger sensation and one of the bestselling music artists of all time. His fame greatly inspired other white rappers to succeed in popular music.

 2 Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter & Guitarist
Birthdate: October 18, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 18, 2017

Chuck Berry was an American singer-songwriter. Referred to as the Father of Rock and Roll, Berry is credited with pioneering rock and roll music. He is also credited with influencing the attitude with which the rock music lifestyle is usually associated. Also revered for his guitaring skills, Berry is often included in lists like the Greatest Artists of All Time.

 3 Burt Bacharach

Burt Bacharach.
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Famous As: Pianist, Composer, Songwriter
Birthdate: May 12, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Legendary musician and songwriter Burt Bacharach teamed up with lyricist Hal David and created many popular songs from the 1950s to the 1980s, including countless Billboard charters. He has won six Grammys and three Academy Awards for his tracks, and most of his songs were sung by Dionne Warwick. 

 4 Akon

Akon.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 16, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries

Akon is one of the most successful R&B, hip hop and rap singers in the world. His albums Trouble, Konvicted, Freedom, El Negreeto and Akonda have many chartbusters songs. He has also founded record labels Akonik Label Group, KonLive Distribution and Konvict Mizik. He courted controversy in 2007 for an onstage act involving simulated sex with a 15-year-old girl.

 5 Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow.
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Famous As: Musician, Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 11, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Sheryl Crow is an American musician, actress, and singer-songwriter. Over the years, Crow has contributed to several film soundtracks, including the iconic theme song for the popular James Bond movie Tomorrow Never Dies. After being diagnosed with intraductal carcinoma, a form of breast cancer, Sheryl Crow opened the Sheryl Crow Imaging Center by joining hands with her surgeon Kristi Funk.

 6 Metro Boomin

Metro Boomin.
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Famous As: Record Producer
Birthdate: September 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Leland Tyler Wayne, better known as Metro Boomin, gained recognition for his recordings with artists such as 21 Savage, Ludacris, and Gucci Mane. He is also known for his Billboard-topping debut solo album, Not All Heroes Wear Capes. He owns the label Boominati Worldwide and is a four-time BET award-winner. 

 7 Tech N9ne

Tech N9ne.
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: November 8, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Rapper Aaron Dontez Yates, better known as Tech N9ne, formed the record label Strange Music with Travis O'Guin. His stage name was inspired by a TEC-9 semi-automatic handgun gifted to him by rapper Black Walt. His music has been featured in video games, TV shows, and films.
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 8 Dennis Weaver

Dennis Weaver.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 4, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: February 24, 2006
Dennis Weaver is best known as Chester Goode/Proudfoot from Gunsmoke and as Deputy Marshal Sam McCloud from McCloud. He initially ran track and field, but his failure to qualify for the U.S. Olympic decathlon team made him join films. He had also been the president of the Screen Actors Guild.

 9 T Bone Burnett

T Bone Burnett
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Record Producer
Birthdate: January 14, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 10 Lucas Grabeel

Lucas Grabeel.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 23, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Lucas Grabeel is best known as Ryan Evans from the High School Musical film franchise. Fans also loved him as Ethan Dalloway in the Halloweentown TV films. He has voice-acted in several animated projects, such as DreamWorks Dragons, has released an EP, and also owns a production house.

 11 Sara Evans

Sara Evans
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: February 5, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 12 Gene Clark

Gene Clark
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Famous As: Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer
Birthdate: November 17, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: May 24, 1991

 13 Don Johnson

Don Johnson.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 15, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

A well-known actor, singer, songwriter, producer, and director, Don Johnson is a man of many talents. Also a powerboat enthusiast, he competed at the 1988 Offshore World Cup, which was organized by the American Power Boat Association, and became the world champion.

 14 Joe Besser

Joe Besser
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Famous As: Comedian, Musician, Voice actor, Actor, Television actor
Birthdate: August 12, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 1, 1988

 15 Nathaniel Rateliff

Nathaniel Rateliff
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra

 16 Dallon Weekes

Dallon Weekes.
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus

 17 Zach Callison

Zach Callison.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 23, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra

Best known for voicing Steven Universe in the TV series and film franchise of the same name, Zach Callison had started acting at age 7. He has also voiced Billy Batson in several DC films, appeared in the series The Goldbergs, and released alternative rock and rap rock singles.

 18 Chingy

Chingy
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Famous As: Rapper, Musician, Actor, Singer, Television actor, Businessperson
Birthdate: March 9, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces

 19 Comethazine

Comethazine.
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: July 6, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer

 20 Chris Janson

Chris Janson
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries

 21 Richard Fortus

Richard Fortus
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: November 17, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 22 Samantha Fish

Samantha Fish
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 30, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 23 Matt Schulze

Matt Schulze
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 3, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer

 24 James Pankow

James Pankow
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Famous As: Musician, Songwriter
Birthdate: August 20, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo

James Pankow is a songwriter, trombone player, and brass instrument player. He is best known as a founding member of the rock band Chicago. The son of a musician, he started playing the trombone while still in school. He later met fellow musician Walter Parazaider, with whom he founded Chicago. Pankow also often collaborates with the rock band Toto. 

 25 Bob James

Bob James
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Famous As: keyboardist, music arranger, composer, pianist, jazz musician
Birthdate: December 25, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 26 Coleman Hawkins

Coleman Hawkins
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Famous As: Saxophonist, Jazz musician
Birthdate: November 21, 1904
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: May 19, 1969

 27 Kay Thompson

Kay Thompson
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: November 9, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 2, 1998

 28 John Kander

John Kander
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: March 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces

 29 Clark Terry

Clark Terry
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Famous As: Composer, Trumpeter, Songwriter, Bandleader, Music educator, Jazz musician
Birthdate: December 14, 1920
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: February 21, 2015

 30 Ben Webster

Ben Webster
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Famous As: Saxophonist, Composer, Jazz musician
Birthdate: March 27, 1909
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 20, 1973

 31 Oliver Nelson

Oliver Nelson
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Famous As: Saxophonist, Clarinetist
Birthdate: June 4, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: October 28, 1975

 32 Herb Reed

Herb Reed
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 7, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: June 4, 2012

 33 Virgil Thomson

Virgil Thomson
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Famous As: conductor, composer, music critic, film score composer
Birthdate: November 25, 1896
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: September 30, 1989

 34 Keyon Harrold

Keyon Harrold
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Famous As: Trumpeter
Birthdate: November 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 35 Melora Creager

Melora Creager
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Famous As: Cellist
Birthdate: March 25, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries

 36 Bennie Moten

Bennie Moten
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Famous As: Jazz pianist
Birthdate: November 13, 1894
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: April 2, 1935

 37 Sarah Caldwell

Sarah Caldwell
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Famous As: Opera conductor and producer
Birthdate: March 6, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: March 23, 2006

 38 Frank Wess

Frank Wess
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Famous As: Saxophonist
Birthdate: January 4, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: October 30, 2013

 39 Pee Wee Russell

Pee Wee Russell
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 27, 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 15, 1969

 40 Gus Giordano

Gus Giordano
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Famous As: Choreographer
Birthdate: July 10, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: March 9, 2008

 41 Walter Page

Walter Page
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Famous As: Bassist
Birthdate: February 9, 1900
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 20, 1957

 42 Henry Townsend

Henry Townsend
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 27, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: September 24, 2006

 43 Wild Bill Davis

Wild Bill Davis
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Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: November 24, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: August 17, 1995

 44 Louis Horst

Louis Horst
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Famous As: Choreographer
Birthdate: January 12, 1884
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 23, 1964

 45 Yank Lawson

Yank Lawson
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Famous As: Jazz trumpeter
Birthdate: May 3, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 18, 1995

 46 Bill Belzer

Bill Belzer
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 5, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 47 James Gadson

James Gadson
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Famous As: Drummer
Birthdate: June 17, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini