Famous Musicians From North Carolina

North Carolina has produced a number of Musicians who have made it big. These include Nina Simone, John Coltrane, Luke Combs, Tori Amos, Thelonious Monk and others.

Nina SimoneNina Simone
21 February 1933, American
Singer-songwriter, Composer
John ColtraneJohn Coltrane
23 September 1926, American
Saxophonist, Composer

Luke CombsLuke Combs
02 March 1990, American
Singer-Songwriter

Tori AmosTori Amos
22 August 1963, American
Musician and Singer

Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk
10 October 1917, American
Jazz Pianist & Composer

Charlie DanielsCharlie Daniels
28 October 1936, American
Musician
Roberta FlackRoberta Flack
10 February 1937, American
Singer, Pianist

Ronnie MilsapRonnie Milsap
16 January 1943, American
American singer

B.o.BB.o.B
15 November 1988, American
Rapper
Fantasia BarrinoFantasia Barrino
30 June 1984, American
Singer-Songwriter

Ben FoldsBen Folds
12 September 1966, American
 
Link WrayLink Wray
02 May 1929, American
Guitarist

Britt NicoleBritt Nicole
02 August 1985, American
Singer, Songwriter

AshnikkoAshnikko
19 February 1996, American
Singer-songwriter

Ryan AdamsRyan Adams
05 November 1974, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Musician,

Fred DurstFred Durst
20 August 1970, American
Rapper
Eric ChurchEric Church
03 May 1977, American
Singer-songwriter

Ben E. KingBen E. King
28 September 1938, American
Singer, Record producer

Rhiannon GiddensRhiannon Giddens
21 February 1977, American
Musician

Kellie PicklerKellie Pickler
28 June 1986, American
Singer-Songwriter
Anthony HamiltonAnthony Hamilton
28 January 1971, American
Singer

Shauna ReynoldsShauna Reynolds
06 June 1966, American
 
Dennis EdwardsDennis Edwards
03 February 1943, American
Singer

Bernard EdwardsBernard Edwards
31 October 1952, American
Musician, Songwriter, Record producer

Doc WatsonDoc Watson
03 March 1923, American
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Street artist,
Daniel JonesDaniel Jones
22 July 1973, Australian
musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer, record

Max RoachMax Roach
10 January 1924, American
Musician
Earl ScruggsEarl Scruggs
06 January 1924, American
Composer, Banjoist

Clarence AvantClarence Avant
25 February 1931, American
Music Executive

Shirley CaesarShirley Caesar
13 October 1938, American
Singer
Chris LaneChris Lane
09 November 1984, American
Singer-songwriter

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Stunna 4 VegasStunna 4 Vegas
01 January 1996, American
Rapper
Wednesday 13Wednesday 13
12 August 1976, American
Singer, Musician, Guitarist

Prairie PrincePrairie Prince
07 May 1950, American
Musician

Don GibsonDon Gibson
03 April 1928, American
Songwriter

George Hamilton IVGeorge Hamilton IV
19 July 1937, American
Musician
Bill TaylorBilly Taylor
24 July 1921, American
Jazz Pianist
Percy HeathPercy Heath
30 April 1923, American
Bassist

Tal FarlowTal Farlow
07 June 1921, American
Jazz guitarist

Tommy Giles Rogers Jr.Tommy Giles Rogers Jr.
30 December 1980, American
Musician

Doris ColeyDoris Coley
02 August 1941, American
Musician
Etta BakerEtta Baker
31 March 1913, American
Guitarist

David VincentDavid Vincent
22 April 1965, American
Musician, Singer