Musicians From Ohio

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Ohio has produced a number of Musicians who have made it big. These include Chrissie Hynde, Marilyn Manson, Dave Grohl, Kid Cudi, DaBaby and others.
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 1 
Dave Grohl
(Founder of the Rock Band 'Foo Fighters')
Dave Grohl
28
Birthdate: January 14, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Regarded as one of the most popular and influential rock musicians of the 1990s and 2000s, Dave Grohl is best known for his association with the famous rock band Nirvana, for which he was the drummer. Also a singer-songwriter, Dave Grohl was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.

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Chrissie Hynde
(Musician)
Chrissie Hynde
11
Birthdate: September 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Chrissie Hynde, founding member, guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter of the rock band The Pretenders, previously performed with The Frenchies. A follower of Vaishnavism and the hippie counterculture, Hynde is also a staunch vegetarian, fights for animal rights, and once owned a vegan restaurant. She has also authored an autobiography.
 3 
John Legend
(Best Known for His Debut Album 'Get Lifted' and 'Once Again')
John Legend
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Birthdate: December 28, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn

John Legend is a singer, songwriter, actor, film producer and theatre director and his song All of Me from his fourth studio album was a Billboard Hot 100 number-one hit. He has released a host of successful albums. He has also won many awards, including an Oscar and a handful of Grammys. He is also an actor and a TV personality.

 4 
Kid Cudi
(Rapper who Rose to Fame with His Debut Mixtape 'A Kid Named Cudi')
Kid Cudi
13
Birthdate: January 30, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Grammy-winning rapper Kid Cudi first came into public consciousness with his mixtape that made Kanye West sign him to his label. Kid delivered a double-platinum debut album, formed the band WZRD, and sold 16 million records in the U.S. He has also dabbled in acting and now owns a label.
 5 
Trippie Redd
(Best Known for His Lead single 'Love Scars' from His Mixtape 'A Love Letter to You')
Trippie Redd
8
Birthdate: June 18, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini

Rapper, singer, and songwriter, Trippie Redd, became an overnight sensation in 2017 with the release of his debut mixtape, A Love Letter to You. Many of his singles reached the Billboard Hot 100, further cementing his popularity. He has a troubled personal life and has been involved in numerous feuds and legal issues.

 6 
Al Jardine
(Musician, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Pianist, Record producer)
Al Jardine
4
Birthdate: September 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
 7 
Kim Deal
(Singer)
Kim Deal
5
Birthdate: June 10, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
 8 
Steven Adler
(Drummer and co-songwriter of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses, with whom he achieved worldwide success in the late 1980s)
Steven Adler
4
Birthdate: January 22, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 9 
Tyler Joseph
(Singer-songwriter)
Tyler Joseph
7
Birthdate: December 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Tyler Joseph is an American musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is credited with forming the popular musical duo Twenty One Pilots, for which he serves as the frontman. He has several awards under his belt, including a Grammy Award, American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, and iHeartRadio Music Awards.

 10 
Tracy Chapman
(Known for Her Hit Singles 'Fast Car', 'Talkin' 'bout a Revolution' and 'Baby Can I Hold You')
Tracy Chapman
5
Birthdate: March 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries

A four-time Grammy Award-winning artist, singer Tracy Chapman is best known for her hit single, Give Me One Reason. Interested in music from a young age, she learned to play multiple instruments as a child. She made her major-stage debut in 1985 and soon became a sensational hit. She is also known for her social activism.

 11 
Joshua Dun
(American Musician, Drummer and One Half of the Musical Duo ‘Twenty One Pilots’)
Joshua Dun
6
Birthdate: June 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Joshua William Dun, or Josh Dun, gained fame as part of the music duo Twenty One Pilots, with Tyler Joseph. Apart from being the drummer, he also contributes to percussion and trumpet. He had earlier been part of House of Heroes. He is known for his signature X tattoo.
 12 
Maynard James Keenan
(Singer, Songwriter)
Maynard James Keenan
5
Birthdate: April 17, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
 13 
DaBaby
(Rapper Known for His Albums 'Baby on Baby', 'Kirk' & 'Blame It on Baby')
DaBaby
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Birthdate: December 22, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn

American rapper and songwriter DaBaby gained critical acclaim and commercial success with his debut album Baby on Baby. Later, his two other albums Kirk and Blame It on Baby became huge successes and made him one of the biggest rappers in the US. Earlier his single Light Show and Baby Talk series of mixtape attracted quite a lot of attention.

 14 
Andy Biersack
(Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band ‘Black Veil Brides’)
Andy Biersack
5
Birthdate: December 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Andy Biersack is an American pianist and singer-songwriter. He is credited with founding a rock band named Black Veil Brides where he also serves as the lead vocalist. In 2011, Biersack was mentioned in Revolver magazine's 100 Greatest Living Rock Stars list. In 2012, he was ranked fourth in Kerrang magazine's 50 Greatest Rock Stars in the World Today list.

 15 
Boz Scaggs
(Singer)
Boz Scaggs
5
Birthdate: June 8, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
 16 
David Allan Coe
(Singer-songwriter, Musician, Singer)
David Allan Coe
7
Birthdate: September 6, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo

David Allan Coe is a singer-songwriter who played a major role in the prosperity of the '1970s' outlaw country scene. Coe, who initially gained prominence for busking, had spent his early life in prisons and reform schools. He then came up with hit songs like Take This Job and Shove It, which inspired the 1981 film of the same name.

 17 
Macy Gray
(Singer-songwriter)
Macy Gray
6
Birthdate: September 6, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
 18 
Benjamin Orr
(Best Known as the Bassist, Co-founder, and Co-lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'The Cars')
Benjamin Orr
5
Birthdate: September 8, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: October 3, 2000
 19 
Phyllis Diller
(Comedian, Actress)
Phyllis Diller
4
Birthdate: July 17, 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: August 20, 2012
 20 
Bootsy Collins
(Musician)
Bootsy Collins
4
Birthdate: October 26, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 21 
Marilyn Manson
(Lead Singer of the 'Marilyn Manson' Band)
Marilyn Manson
5
Birthdate: January 5, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Singer Marilyn Manson, whose name is a juxtaposition of the names of actress, Marilyn Monroe, and serial murderer, Charles Manson, is considered a controversial figure because of the anti-Christian messages in his songs. He leans towards the social Darwinist theory. Mechanical Animals is his most successful album to date. He has also dabbled in acting and has done some movies.

 22 
Bobby Womack
(Singer, Songwriter, Musician, and Record Producer)
Bobby Womack
6
Birthdate: March 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 27, 2014

Bobby Womack began his career with his family band The Valentinos, after gaining a record deal with The Soul Stirrers singer Sam Cooke. He later began a solo career and became famous for tracks such as Lookin’ for a Love. He also contributed to the soundtrack of Across 110th Street.

 23 
James Ingram
(Singer)
James Ingram
3
Birthdate: February 16, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 29, 2019
Philip Michael Thomas
3
Birthdate: May 26, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
 25 
Jani Lane
(Singer-songwriter)
Jani Lane
3
Birthdate: February 1, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 10, 2011
 26 
Henry Mancini
(Composer Best Known for His Soudtrack for the 'Peter Gunn' TV Series & 'The Pink Panther' Film Series)
Henry Mancini
3
Birthdate: April 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: June 14, 1994
 27 
Mark Mothersbaugh
(Composer, Singer)
Mark Mothersbaugh
3
Birthdate: May 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
 28 
Jeff Richmond
(Composer, Director)
Jeff Richmond
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Birthdate: January 7, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Jeff Richmond directed a few episodes of and composed music for the sitcom 30 Rock, which also starred his wife, Tina Fey. He executive produced and composed the soundtrack for Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, too. The three-time Emmy winner was also nominated for a Tony for his score of Mean Girls.
 29 
Eric Carmen
(Singer)
Eric Carmen
3
Birthdate: August 11, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
 30 
Bizzy Bone
(Rapper)
Bizzy Bone
3
Birthdate: September 12, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
 31 
Eric Singer
(Drummer)
Eric Singer
3
Birthdate: May 12, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
 32 
Ronald Isley
(Recording artist)
Ronald Isley
3
Birthdate: May 21, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
 33 
Dan Auerbach
(Singer, Musician, Guitarist)
Dan Auerbach
3
Birthdate: May 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
 34 
L.A. Reid
(Record executive)
L.A. Reid
3
Birthdate: June 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
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 35 
Screamin' Jay Hawkins
(Singer-songwriter)
Screamin' Jay Hawkins
3
Birthdate: July 18, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: February 12, 2000
 36 
Roger Troutman
(Musician)
Roger Troutman
3
Birthdate: November 29, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: April 25, 1999
 37 
Marty Balin
(Singer-Songwriter)
Marty Balin
3
Birthdate: January 30, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 27, 2018
 38 
Scott Walker
(Singer-songwriter)
Scott Walker
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Birthdate: January 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: March 22, 2019
 39 
Johnny Paycheck
(Singer-songwriter)
Johnny Paycheck
3
Birthdate: May 31, 1938
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: February 19, 2003
 40 
Marc Cohn
(Rock singer)
Marc Cohn
3
Birthdate: July 5, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
 41 
Tom Scholz
(Musician)
Tom Scholz
3
Birthdate: March 10, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
 42 
John Popper
(Musician)
John Popper
3
Birthdate: March 29, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries
 43 
Paula Jai Parker
3
Birthdate: August 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
 44 
Steve Morse
(Guitarist)
Steve Morse
3
Birthdate: July 28, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
 45 
Anthony De La Torre
3
Birthdate: November 24, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 46 
Gloria Jones
(Singer-Songwriter and Member of the 'Marc Bolan’s' Glam Rock Band 'T. Rex')
Gloria Jones
3
Birthdate: October 19, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra

Known as The Queen of Northern Soul, singer Gloria Jones soared to fame with the track Tainted Love. She also dated British rocker Marc Bolan and played the keyboard and sang for his band T. Rex. She was driving the car which met with an accident and killed Bolan.

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Tim Owens
(Singer)
Tim Owens
3
Birthdate: September 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
 48 
Hugh Downs
(Broadcaster)
Hugh Downs
3
Birthdate: February 14, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 1, 2020
 49 
Lady Miss Kier
4
Birthdate: August 15, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
 50 
Gavin Creel
3
Birthdate: April 18, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries