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Blanc, Michael la
Contemporary musicians volume 7
Edited by Michael LaBlanc
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1992, 291 p.


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  Anderson, Ray (b. 1952)   trombone
  Benton, Brook (b. 1931 d. 1988)   melifluent singer, vocals
  Big Daddy Kane (b. 1969 a. 1988)   rapper
  Boyd, Liona Maria (b. 1950)   guitar, composer
  Bragg, Billy [Steven William] (b. 1958)   singer, songwriter
  Carter, Nell (b. 1948 a. 1991)   stage and television performer
  Chang, Sarah (b. 1980)   concert violinist
  Checker, Chubby (b. 1941)   rock singer
  Clemons, Clarence (b. 1942)   saxophone, singer
  Clinton, George (b. 1940 a. 1976)   popular songwriter, record producer
  Dejohnette, Jack (b. 1942)   jazz drummer, piano
  Dickens, Little Jimmy [James C.] (b. 1925)   country music singer, guitar
  Dr. John (b. 1940)   rock singer, songwriter
  Dunn, Holly (Suzette) (b. 1957 a. 1975)   country music singer
  Ferguson, Maynard (b. 1928)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Fountain, Pete [Peter Dewey Jr.] (b. 1930)   clarinet
  Gill, Vince [Vincent Grant] (b. 1957)   country music singer
  Gilley, Mickey (b. 1937)   honky tonk country singer
  Grant, Amy (b. 1960 a. 1979)   gospel singer
  Grusin, Dave (b. 1934)   arranger, conductor
  Handy, W.C. [William Christopher] (b. 1873 d. 1958)   additional Music, cast
  Harley, Bill (a. 1980)   children's musician
  Horn, Shirley (b. 1934)   ballad singer, piano
  Hunter, Alberta (b. 1895 d. 1984)   blues singer, cast
  Ice T (b. 1950s a. 1986)   rapper
  Jackson, Alan (b. 1958)   country music singer
  Jagger, Mick (b. 1943)   composer, lyricist
  Johansen, David (b. 1950)   singer, songwriter
  King, Ben E. (b. 1938)   soul singer
  Kuti, Fela Anikoplapu [Fela Ransome] (b. 1938 d. 1997)   singer, composer
  Lehrer, Tom [Thomas Andrew] (b. 1928)   composer, lyricist
  Marriner, Neville (b. 1924)   conductor, Dirigent
  Masekela, Hugh (Ramapolo) (b. 1939)   composer, dance arranger
  Mayall, John (b. 1933)   rock & roll musician, bandleader
  McLean, Don (b. 1945)   composer, lyricist
  Midori (b. 1971)   violin
  Moore, Melba (b. 1945)   actress, cast
  Morton, Jelly Roll (b. 1885 d. 1941)   composer, music based on
  Norman, Jessye (b. 1945)   Sanger, soprano
  Ochs, Phil [Philip David] (b. 1940 d. 1976)   folksinger, songwriter
  Odetta (b. 1930)   folksinger, guitar
  Parkening, Christopher W. (b. 1947)   guitar
  Parker, Maceo (b. 1943)   tenor sax, bass sax
  Parsons, Gram (b. 1946 d. 1973)   singer, songwriter
  Patti, Sandi (b. 1956 a. 1987)   singer
  Peters, Bernadette (b. 1948)   actress, cast
  Prine, John (b. 1946)   folksinger, vocals
  Reinhardt, Django (b. 1910 d. 1953)   guitar, jazz guitar
  Ritenour, Lee [Mack] (b. 1952)   composer, arranger
  Rollins, Sonny (b. 1930)   tenor saxophone
  Scofield, John (b. 1951)   electric guitar, guitar
  Simmons, Russell "Rush" (b. 1950s)   rap entrepreneur
  Stern, Isaac (b. 1920)   violin, violinista
  Stevens, Ray (b. 1941)   country music singer, vocals
  Thompson, Richard (b. 1949)   rock guitar, singer
  Tillis, Mel (b. 1932)   guitar, singer
  Tritt, Travis (b. 1963 a. 1981)   country rocker
  Tyner, McCoy [Alfred McCoy] (b. 1938)   piano
  Waller, Fats [Thomas Wright] (b. 1904 d. 1943)   cast, composer
  Whitley, Keith (b. 1955 d. 1989)   bluegrass musician
  Yankovic, Weird Al (Alfred Matthew) (b. 1959)   accordionist, rock parodist
  Young, Faron (b. 1932)   singer, vocals

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