Singers From Washington

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Kurt Cobain
(Guitarist, Lead Vocalist and Primary Songwriter of the Rock Band 'Nirvana')
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Birthdate: February 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: April 5, 1994

Gaining fame as a member of the rock band Nirvana, singer-songwriter and musician Kurt Cobain was often heralded as a spokesman of Generation X. He is considered to be one of the most influential musicians in the history of alternative rock. He enjoyed tremendous professional success, but his personal life was troubled. He died of suicide at just 27.

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Jimi Hendrix
(One of the Most Influential Electric Guitarists & the Greatest Instrumentalist in the History of Rock Music)
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Birthdate: November 27, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: September 18, 1970

One of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century, Jimi Hendrix began playing guitar at the age of 15. As his career progressed, he became the first musician to use stereophonic phasing effects in recordings. Rolling Stone ranked him as the greatest guitarist and the sixth greatest artist of all time. He died under mysterious circumstances at the age of 27.

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Bing Crosby
(Actor and One of the Most Popular and Influential Musical Artists of the 20th Century)
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Birthdate: May 3, 1903
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: October 14, 1977

Bing Crosby was an American singer, actor, and comedian. Widely regarded as the first multimedia star, Bing was a leader in motion picture grosses, radio ratings, and record sales from 1930 to 1954. His intimate singing style influenced several popular singers, such as Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, John Lennon, and Elvis Presley among others.

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Dove Cameron
(Actress)
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Birthdate: January 15, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Dove Cameron is a popular actress and singer who mesmerized the audience with her performance as the eponymous characters in the famous comedy series, Liv and Maddie. As an openly bisexual artist, she also serves as an inspiration to the LGBTQ community all over the world.

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Chris Cornell
(Lead vocalist of the Rock Bands 'Soundgarden' & 'Audioslave')
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Birthdate: July 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 18, 2017

Singer, songwriter, and musician Chris Cornell rose to fame as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for the bands Soundgarden and Audioslave. One of the key figures of the 1990s grunge movement, he also had a successful solo career. Unfortunately, he suffered from depression and died of suicide at the peak of his career.

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Macklemore
(Rapper and Songwriter Best Known for His Albums ‘The Heist’ and ‘This Unruly Mess I've Made’)
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Birthdate: June 19, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Rapper Macklemore shot to fame as part of the duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. They were the first duo in Billboard Hot 100 chart history to have their first two singles, Thrift Shop and Can't Hold Us, featured at the number one position. They won four Grammys in 2014.
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Layne Staley
(Original Lead Singer of the Rock Band 'Alice in Chains')
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Birthdate: August 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 5, 2002

Layne Staley was an American musician best known for his tenor voice and distinct vocal style. The original lead singer of the band Alice in Chains, Layne Staley is credited with the success of the rock band in the early-1990s. His untimely demise at age 34 has inspired several songs, such as Bleeding The Orchid, and a couple of biographies.

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Judy Collins
(Singer-songwriter)
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Birthdate: May 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Lil Mosey
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: January 25, 2002
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Lil Mosey is an American singer, songwriter, and rapper. Known for his melodic flow of music, Mosey has released singles, such as Blueberry Faygo, which featured on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at number eight. The song has been certified platinum in the US and Australia and 4× platinum in Canada.

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Kenny Loggins
(Singer-songwriter,)
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Birthdate: January 7, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Erika Christensen
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Birthdate: August 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo

Erika Christensen, who began her career starring in McDonald's ads, is best known for her award-winning role in the film Traffic. She has also been part of the series Six Degrees and Parenthood. She was raised by staunch Scientologist parents and also grew up to be one.

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Cheyenne Jackson
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Birthdate: July 12, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer

Cheyenne Jackson is an American singer and actor. Jackson is known for his contribution across all three major acting mediums; he has played leading roles in films, TV series, and stage plays. Also known for his charity work, Jackson serves as an ambassador for The Hetrick-Martin Institute. An openly gay actor, Jackson serves as an inspiration to the LGBTQ community.

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Jay Park
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: April 25, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus

Jay Park is a Korean-American record producer, rapper, singer-songwriter, choreographer, actor, and entrepreneur. He is credited with founding the hip hop record labels H1ghr Music and AOMG. A multi-talented personality, Jay Park has also been credited with popularizing K-hip hop in South Korea. In 2017, he was featured in Forbes' 30 under 30 Asia list. 

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Jerry Cantrell
(Known as the founder, lead guitarist, co-lead vocalist, and main songwriter of rock band Alice in Chains)
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Birthdate: March 18, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Ginuwine
(Singer-songwriter)
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Birthdate: October 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
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Alison Sudol
(Actress)
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Birthdate: December 23, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Brandi Carlile
(Folk Rock Singers)
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Birthdate: June 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Carrie Brownstein
(Singer, Guitarist, Actor, Writer, Musician, Blogger, Television actor)
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Birthdate: September 27, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
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Johnny Gill
(Singer-songwriter)
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Birthdate: May 22, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Phil Elverum
(Songwriter)
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Birthdate: May 26, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Mark Lanegan
(Musician)
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Birthdate: November 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: February 22, 2022
Brian Stokes Mitchell
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Birthdate: October 31, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Gregg Rolie
(Co-Founder and Lead Singer of The Bands 'Santana' and 'Journey')
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Birthdate: June 17, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini

Gregg Rolie is a singer and keyboardist. He gained international popularity as the frontman of the bands Santana and Journey. He was a co-founder of both as well. He currently performs with his Gregg Rolie Band and also collaborates with Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band. Rolie has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice. 

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Larry Hovis
(Singer)
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Birthdate: February 20, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: September 9, 2003
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Jennifer Warnes
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Birthdate: March 3, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Stone Gossard
(Musician)
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Birthdate: July 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Maiara Walsh
(Actress and Singer Best Known for Her TV Series: ‘Desperate Housewives’ and ‘Cory in the House’)
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Birthdate: February 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Maiara Walsh is a Brazilian-American singer and actress known for playing important roles in popular TV series, such as Desperate Housewives, Cory in the House, and Switched at Birth. Over the course of her career, Walsh has also appeared on music videos for popular artists like Miley Cyrus.

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Jake Shears
(Singer)
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Birthdate: October 3, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
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Nate Mendel
(Musician)
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Birthdate: December 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Buzz Osborne
(Guitarist)
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Birthdate: March 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
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Stacie Orrico
(singer, singer-songwriter, actor, composer, television actor,songwriter)
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Birthdate: March 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Natalie Grant
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Birthdate: December 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Bob Crosby
(Singer)
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Birthdate: August 23, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 9, 1993
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Dylan Carlson
(Musician, best known as the guitarist and founder of the drone metal/post-rock group Earth, and the main contributor to his solo project Drcarlsonalbion)
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Birthdate: March 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Eldon Hoke
(Singer)
Eldon Hoke
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Birthdate: March 23, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: April 19, 1997
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Warrel Dane
(Singer)
Warrel Dane
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Birthdate: March 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Brandy Clark
(Singer)
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Birthdate: October 9, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
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Matty Mullins
(Musician)
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Birthdate: July 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Phil Driscoll
(Trumpeter)
Phil Driscoll
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Birthdate: November 9, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Mildred Bailey
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Birthdate: February 27, 1907
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 12, 1951
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Chiwoniso Maraire
(Singer-songwriter)
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Birthdate: March 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: July 24, 2013
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Chris Taylor
(Record Producer, Guitarist)
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Birthdate: August 29, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Daniel Seavey
(Pop Singer)
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Birthdate: April 2, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
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Tamara Gee
(Vocalist)
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Birthdate: October 11, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
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Lanny Ross
(Singer)
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Birthdate: January 19, 1906
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 25, 1988
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Wesley Stromberg
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Birthdate: December 6, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Zacky Vengeance
(Guitarist)
Zacky Vengeance
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Birthdate: December 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Drew Chadwick
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Birthdate: October 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Washington has produced a number of Singers who have made it big. These include Kurt Cobain, Chris Cornell, Jimi Hendrix, Dove Cameron, Layne Staley and others.