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Number of Records Matching Query: 293
 
ABBEY LINCOLN
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Composer, USA
Known For: Co-starred in "Nothing But a Man" (1964)
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

AL CINER
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: Member and guitarist of group "American Breed".
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

AL HIBLER
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Charted with "Unchained Melody" in the fifties.
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

AL SEARS
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
Known For: He became one of Ellingtons best-known soloists
Location Born: Macomb, Illinois, United States of America

ALISON KRAUSS
 
Description: Violinist, Vocalist, USA
Known For: Alison Krauss & Union Station (Band)
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Decatur, Illinois, United States of America

ALLAN CARR
 
Description: Producer, screenwriter, USA
Known For: Grease (1978 in film)
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Illinois, Illinois, United States of America

ALLAN SHERMAN
 
Description: ComedianTV writer
Known For: Known for the album - "My Son, the Nut" 1963

ANASTACIA
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: "A Freak Of Nature" (Album)
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

ANDREW TIBBS
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: His debut single was "Bilbo Is Dead"
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

ANITA ODAY
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
Known For: Known as "The Jezebel of Jazz"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

AUDREY TOTTER
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Location Born: Joliet, Illinois, United States of America

AUDREY TOTTER
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Harlow (1965) as Marilyn - The Carpetbaggers (1964) as Prostitute
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Joliet, Illinois, United States of America

BARBARA BAIN
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Television series - "Mission: Impossible"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

BEN POLLACK
 
Description: Band Leader, Drummer, USA
Known For: A very successful bandleader in the 1920s, featuring future stars Glenn Miller and Benny Goodman among others.
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

BENNIE GREEN
 
Description: Trombonist, USA
Known For: Associated acts Charlie Ventura, Earl Hines

BENNY GOODMAN
 
Description: Clarinetist, Arranger, USA
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

BERNICE PETKERE
 
Description: Composer of music, USA
Known For: She was dubbed the "Queen of Tin Pan Alley" by Irving Berlin.
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

BETTY WHITE
 
Description: Actress, Singer, USA
Known For: Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls.
Location Born: Oak Park, Illinois, United States of America

BIG MACEO MERRIWEATHER
 
Description: Pianist, US
Known For: He Charted with "Worried Life" in the forties.
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

BILL HAYES
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, USA
Known For: Hit with - "The Ballad of Davey Crockett" - 1955
Location Born: Harvey, Illinois, United States of America

BILL LASWELL
 
Description: Bassist, Producer, Arranger, USA
Known For: Laswells artistic and commercial breakthrough came via jazz icon Herbie Hancocks Future Shock album (1983
Location Born: Salem, Illinois, United States of America

BILL MURRAY
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Films include - What About Bob? (1991) - Groundhog Day (1993)
Location Born: Wilmette, Illinois, United States of America

BILLY GRAMMER
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: Charted with - "Gotta Travel On" - 1959
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Benton, Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Benton, Illinois, United States of America

BLIND LEMON JEFFERSON
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: Known for his song - "See That My Grave is Kept Clean".
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

BOB BRYAR
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: My Chemical Romance (Band)
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

BOB MCGRATH
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
Known For: Known for playing the human character Bob on Sesame Street.
Location Born: Ottawa, Illinois, United States of America

BOB NEWHART
 
Description: Comedian, Actor, USA
Known For: Three Grammy awards in 1961: Best New Artist, Best Comedy Performance (Spoken Word) and Album of the Year for The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart.
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Oak Park, Illinois, United States of America

BOBBY FIELDS
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
Known For: Performed with Ike Turner etc.
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

BOBBY MCLURE
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: "Dont mess up on a good thing".
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

BOBBY ROSENGARDEN
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: Drummer for - Johnny Carson`s Tonight Show Band
Location Born: Elgin, Illinois, United States of America

BOBBY ROSENGARDEN
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: Drummer for - Johnny Carson`s Tonight Show Band
Location Born: Elgin, Illinois, United States of America

BOBBY ROSENGARDEN
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: Drummer for - Johnny Carson`s Tonight Show Band
Location Born: Elgin, Illinois, United States of America

BOBBY SHORT
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: American cabaret singer and pianist.
Location Born: Danville, Illinois, United States of America

BONNIE BRAMLETT
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Charted in Australia with "Never-Ending Song of Love"
Location Born: Illinois, United States of America

BRIAN CULBERTSON
 
Description: Trumpeter, Keyboards, USA
Known For: Albums include - "Long Night Out" 1994, "Modern Life" 1995, and "After Hours" 1996.
Location Born: Decatur, Illinois, United States of America

BRUCE JOHNSTON
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist,Composer, USA
Known For: The Beach Boys (Band)
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

BUCK RAM
 
Description: Composer, Management
Known For: He was the manager of "The Platters"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

BUD FREEMAN
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
Known For: Major recordings were "The Eel", "Tillie
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

BUDDY EBSEN
 
Description: Actor, Dancer, Singer
Known For: Jed Clampett in the popular television series "The Beverly Hillbillies"
Location Born: Belleville, Illinois, United States of America

BURL IVES
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Composer
Known For: Film - "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" - 1958
Location Born: Hurlington Township, Illinois, United States of America

CARL DAVIS
 
Description: Rcord producer. USA
Known For: He produced Jackie Wilson
Location: Illinois, United States of America

CAROL RICHARDS
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Duet with Bing Crosby on the hit single "Silver Bells".
Location Born: Harvard, Illinois, United States of America

CARROLL DICKERSONS SAVOY ORCHESTRA
 
Description: Band, USA
Known For: The Twenties
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

CATHY RICHARDSON
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Songwriter, USA
Known For: In 2008, Richardson became the new vocalist for San Francisco band Jefferson Starship
Location: Hinsdale, Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Hinsdale, Illinois, United States of America

CATHY RICHARDSON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Associated acts Big Brother and the Holding Company, Jefferson Starship
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

CHAKA KHAN
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: VoiceAmerican singer known for hit songs such as "I
Location Born: Great Lakes, Illinois, United States of America

CHARLTON HESTON
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Known for the film "The Ten Commandments" - 1956
Location Born: Evanston, Illinois, United States of America

CHUCK COLBERT
 
Description: Bassist, USA
Known For: An original member of "American Breed"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

CINDY CRAWFORD
 
Description: Model, Actress, USA
Known For: MTV television personality and model
Location Born: De Kalb, Illinois, United States of America

CLARENCE PINE TOP SMITH
 
Description: Pianist, Comedian, USA
Known For: "Pine Top
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

CURTIS MAYFIELD
 
Description: Musician, Actor, USA
Known For: Mayfield
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

DAN FOGELBERG
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
Known For: Hit Song - "Leader of the Band," - 1981
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Peoria, Illinois, United States of America

DAN SERAPHINE
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: Founding member of the rock group - "Chicago"
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

DAN TERRY
 
Description: Trumpeter, Flugelhornist, USA
Known For: The Hustler and The Manchurian Candidate.
Location Died: Danville, Illinois, United States of America

DANNY OVERBEA
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: Charted in the fifties with "Train Train Train"
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

DANNY POLO
 
Description: Clarinetist, USA
Known For: Swing soloists of the big band era
Location Born: Toluca, Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

DARYL HANNAH
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Film - "Steel Magnolias" - 1989
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

DAVE SPECTER
 
Description: Guitarist , USA
Known For: Live in Europe (Album) 1995
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

DAVID ACKLES
 
Description: Vocalist. Composer, Guitarist, USA
Known For: "Subway to the Country" (1970) Album
Location Born: Rock Island, Illinois, United States of America

DAVID HONEYBOY EDWARDS
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: Back to the Roots (Wolf, 2001) - Delta Bluesman (Earwig/Indigo, 1992)
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

DAVID ROCKOLA
 
Description: Founder Juke Boxes, Canada
Known For: Pin Ball Wizard
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

DAVID SOUL
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, USA
Known For: Mainly known for his acting in the TV series - "Starsky and Hutch"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

DEBBIE MILES
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, US A
Known For: Debbie`s first Album - Miles Of Country.
Location Born: Rio, Illinois, United States of America

DELORES HART
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Loving You, Wild Is the Wind, King Creole
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

DENISE RICHARDS
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
Known For: A James Bond girl - "The World Is Not Enough" 1999
Location Born: Downers Grove, Illinois, United States of America

DENNIS FARINA
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Jimmy Serrano in the comedy Midnight Run and Ray "Bones" Barboni in Get Shorty."
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

DENNIS FRANZ
 
Description: Actor USA
Known For: NYPD Blues (TV Series)
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

DOC COOK
 
Description: Conductor, USA
Known For: Band Leader
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

DONALD OCONNOR
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, Dancer, USA
Known For: Known for the film - "Singing In The Rain" - 1952
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

DONNA MILLS
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Known for television series "Knots Landing" playing Abbey Ewing
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

DONNY HATHAWAY
 
Description: Vocalist, songwriter, producer, USA
Known For: His debut LP was Everything Is Everything (1970)
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

EARL HOOKER
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: Sweet Black Angel (Album) 1970
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

EARTH WIND AND FIRE
 
Description: Band, USA
Known For: 1979: "Boogie Wonderland"
Location: Illinois, United States of America

ED CASIDY
 
Description: Drummer, Actor, USA
Known For: Former drummer and founder of the rock group "Spirit."
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

EDDIE ALBERT
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Eddie Albert became best known for his role in the TV series "Green Acres"
Location Born: Rock Island, Illinois, United States of America

EDDIE HARRIS
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
Known For: Known composition was “Freedom Jazz Dance” by Miles Davis in the 1960s.
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

EDDIE HOLLAND JR.
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)" - "Stop! In the Name of Love",
Location Born: Detroit, Illinois, United States of America

ELMORE JAMES
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: The "King of the Slide Guitar"
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

EMITT RHODES
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Record Producer, Dancer, USA
Known For: Hit song - "Fresh as a Daisy"
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Decatur, Illinois, United States of America

ERIC BRAUNN
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: 1960s acid rock band Iron Butterfly.
Location Born: Pekin, Illinois, United States of America

ETTA MOTEN BARNETT
 
Description: Actress, singer, U.S. cultural representative in Africa
Known For: Identified with her signature role of "Bess" in Porgy and Bess.
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

FALL OUT BOY
 
Description: Band, USA
Known For: "Fall Out Boys - "Evening Out with Your Girlfriend" (2003)
Location: Wilmette, Illinois, United States of America

FENTON ROBINSON
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: "Somebody Loan Me a Dime" (1974)
Location Died: Illinois, United States of America

FLOYD MCDANIEL
 
Description: Guitarist, Session Musician, USA
Known For: A member of - "The Four Blasers" joining in 1941.
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

FRANK TESCHEMAKER
 
Description: Clarinetist
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

FRANK TRUMBAUER
 
Description: Saxophonist, Band Leader, USA
Known For: Trumbauer is, more than anything, remembered for being the musical companion of Bix Beiderbecke.
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Carbondale, Illinois, United States of America

FRANKIE LAINE
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: "Thats My Desire" - "Mule Train"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

FRED MACMURRAY
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Mainly remembered as the father of televisions - "My Three Sons"
Location Born: Kankakee, Illinois, United States of America

FREDDIE KEPPARD
 
Description: Cornetist, USA
Known For: Original Creole Orchestra (Band)
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

GARRY SHANDLING
 
Description: Actor,Writer, Comedian, USA
Known For: Shandling has acted and written for most TV and Films.
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

GARY COLE
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Mainly known for playing the Vice President in TV’s THE WEST WING as Bingo Bob.
Location Born: Park Ridge, Illinois, United States of America

GARY COLEMAN
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Arnold Jackson in "Differrent Strokes"
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Zion, Illinois, United States of America

GARY FORRESTER
 
Description: Writer, Composer, Australia
Known For: "Dust on the Bible" was one of the best bluegrass-country albums released in Australia” in 1987
Location Born: Decatur, Illinois, United States of America

GARY LOIZZE
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: Former Vocalist and Guitarist of "THE AMERICAN BREED"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

GAVIN CHRISTOPHER
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: One Step Closer To You (Hit Song)
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

GENE CHANDLER
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Known for the hit song - "Duke of Earl" - 1962
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

GENE KRUPA
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: The Gene Krupa Story (1959) Film
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

GEORGE LEWIS - TROMBONE
 
Description: Trombonist, Composer, USA
Known For: Solo Trombone Record (Sackville, 1976)
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

GEORGE PRAYER
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Location Born: Chicago., Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

GLORIA LYNNE
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: She wrote lyrics for “Watermelon Man” with Herbie Hancock
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

GLORIA SWANSON
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Known for her role in "Sunset Boulevard" Film 1950
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

GRACE SLICK
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: One time member of - "Jefferson Airplane"
Location Born: Everston, Illinois, United States of America

GRETCHEN WILSON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: 2004 Grammy Award Best Female Country Vocal Performance
Location Born: Pocahontas, Illinois, United States of America

HARRISON FORD
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Films include - Star Wars" - "Indiana Jones" - "Six Days Seven Nights"
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States of America

HELEN MORGAN
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Scandals, 1925 - Frankie and Johnnie, 1934
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

HERBIE HANCOCK
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
Known For: Album - "The Essential Herbie Hancock" (2006)
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

HOUND DOG TAYLOR
 
Description: Singer, Composer, Guitarist, USA
Known For: Taylor
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

HOWARD KEEL
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, USA
Known For: Mainly known as a stage and actor in musical films.
Location Born: Gillespie, Illinois, United States of America

HOWLIN WOLF
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
Known For: Master Guitarist of the blues.
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Hines, Illinois, United States of America

HUGH HEFNER
 
Description: Playboy Magazine
Known For: Founder of the now well established PLAYBOY MAGAZINE in 1953
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JACK BENNY
 
Description: Comedian, Actor, USA
Known For: On November 4, 1951, Jack broadcast his first show from the new CBS Television City in Los Angeles.
Location Born: Waukegan, Illinois, United States of America

JACK MCDUFF
 
Description: Organist, bandleader, USA
Known For: Album - The Honeydripper (Original Jazz 1961)
Location Born: Champaign, Illinois, United States of America

JACKIE WILSON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: "Reet Petite" (Hit Song) 1957
Location Died: Detroit, Illinois, United States of America

JAMES BELUSHI
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: In 2003, Belushi and Dan Aykroyd released the album "Have Love, Will Travel".
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JAMES PANKOW
 
Description: Trombonist, USA
Known For: Known for being a founding member of the rock band "Chicago"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JAY BENNETT
 
Description: Singer - U.S.A.
Known For: Bennett was a founding member of Titanic Love Affair.
Location Born: Rolling Meadows, Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

JAY TURSER GUITARS
 
Description: Makers of Guitars, Amplifiers, etc.
Known For: Jay Turser produces guitars, basses, mandolins and banjos
Location: Mundelein, Illinois, United States of America

JAYOTIS WASHINGTON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Top Single "She Cried"
Location Born: Detroit, Illinois, United States of America

JB LENOIR
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: His death was lamented by John Mayall in the songs, "Im Gonna Fight for You, J.B." and "Death of J. B. Lenoir".
Location Died: Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

JEFF WARD
 
Description: Drummer
Known For: Member and Drummer of - Nine Inch Nails and Low Pop Suicide.
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JENNIFER HUDSON
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress
Known For: Mainly known for the reality television show "American Idol".
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JERMAINE STEWART
 
Description: Vocalist, Dancer, Pianist
Known For: Member of - Shalamar, Culture Club
Location Died: Homewood, Illinois, United States of America

JESSIE WHITTEN
 
Description: Guitarist
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JIM SOHNS
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Member of band - "The Shadows of Knight"
Location Born: Illinois, United States of America

JIMMY BLYTHE
 
Description: Pianist, Composer , USA
Known For: Chicago Stomp (Composer)
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JIMMY DAWKINS
 
Description: Guitar, vocals, USA
Known For: lbums - Feel The Blues (1985) - Tell Me Baby (2004)
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JIMMY GILMER AND THE FIREBALLS
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Hit - Sugar Shack
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JIMMY MCPARTLAND
 
Description: Cornetist, USA
Known For: Band leader of - "Jimmy McPartland and his Orchestra"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JIMMY ROGERS
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: R&B chart with "Thats All Right" in 1950 and "Walking By Myself" in 1954
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JIMMY SPRINGS
 
Description: Vocalist, Drummer, USA
Known For: Lead singer of the Red Caps
Location Born: Mattoon, Illinois, United States of America

JO JONES
 
Description: Drummer - USA
Known For: He also starred in several films, most notably the musical short Jammin
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JOAN CUSACK
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Known for fims suc as - "Working Girl" - "My Blue Heaven"
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Evenston, Illinois, United States of America

JODIE CHRISTIAN
 
Description: Pianist, USA
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JODY WATLEY
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: Album - "Larger Than Life" - 1989
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JOE MANTEGNA
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: 1988 Things Change - 2011 Yule Tide Good Samaritan, 2010 Valentine
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JOHN BELUSHI
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: "Blues Brother" (Film) 1980
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JOHN CUSACK
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Film - "Stand by Me" (1986)
Location Born: Evenston, Illinois, United States of America

JOHN LANDIS
 
Description: Actor, Film Director, USA
Known For: Landis directed the classic Michael Jackson music videos "Thriller" and "Black or White".
Location Born: Chicago,, Illinois, United States of America

JOHN PANOZZO
 
Description: Drummer , USA
Known For: Member of group "Styx" during the seventies.
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JOHN SALES
 
Description: Vocalist, Session musician, USA
Known For: "The Five Du-Tones" Member of band
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JOHNNY DODDS
 
Description: Clarinetist, USA
Known For: He played with Louis Armstrong
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JOHNNY SHINES
 
Description: Guitarist, Slide Gutar, USA
Known For: Album - "A Bucket Of Blues" 1964
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JON POULOS
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: Member of "The Buckinghams"
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JONATHAN CAIN
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Keyboardist, Composer, USA
Known For: Known for his keyboards and songwriting roles in the rock band "Journey"
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JONI JAMES
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: "Your Cheatin Heart"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JOSEPH HUTCHINSON
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK
Known For: Founder of the all girl vocal group "The Hutchinsons"
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JOY LAYNE
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: The Poni Tails (Vocal group)
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JULIUS WECHTER
 
Description: Vibraphonist, Composer, USA
Known For: "The Lonely Bull" 1962 (Composer)
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JUNE CHRISTY
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Hits include the million-selling "Tampico" in 1945, and "How High the Moon".
Location Born: Springfield, Illinois, United States of America

JUNE HUTTON
 
Description: Vocalist
Known For: A member of - "The Pied Pipers" during the forties.
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

JUNIOR PARKER
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: "Drivin
Location Died: Blues Island, Illinois, United States of America

JUNIOR WELLS
 
Description: Vocalist
Known For: "It Hurts Me Too", "Come on in This House", "Little by Little"
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

KAREN BLACK
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Films - Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces, The Great Gatsby, Rhinoceros, The Day of the Locust
Location: Park Ridge, Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Park Ridge, Illinois, United States of America

KATHRYN JOOSTEN
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Television "Desperate Housewives"
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

KATHY GRIFFIN
 
Description: Actress, Comedian, USA
Known For: Observational comedy, ribaldry, black comedy, improvisational comedy
Location: Oak Park, Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Oak Park, Illinois, United States of America

KEVIN CRONIN
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Actor, Composer, Piano, USA
Known For: Former member of REO Speedwagon
Location Born: Evanston, Illinois, United States of America

KID SISTER
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
Known For: Kid Sisters forthcoming debut album, titled "Dream Date"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

KIM NOVAK
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Noted for the film - "Vertigo" - 1958
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

KOKOMO ARNOLD
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
Known For: Composer of "Milk Cow Blues" recorded later by Elvis Presley
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

KURT ELLING
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
Known For: 2007 - "Nightmoves" A Concord recording
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

LAFAYETTE LEAKE
 
Description: Pianist, USA
Known For: He played piano on many of Chuck Berry
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

LAKLAND - GUITARS
 
Description: Manufactuers of Guitars, USA
Known For: Solid and hollowbody electric bass guitars.
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

LAURIE ANDERSON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Known outside the art world in 1981 with the single "O Superman,"
Location Born: Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States of America

LAVERN BAKER
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: 1956 she had another smash hit with "Jim Dandy"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

LAWRENCE TUREAUD - MR T
 
Description: Actor, motivational speaker, USA
Known For: Actor who played the role of Mt T in - The A Team.
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

LEE GRAZIANO
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: Member of "The American Breed"
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

LEE KONITZ
 
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
Known For: Konitz
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

LEE LOUGHNANE
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
Known For: Member and trumpeter of Rock and Jazz fusion group - CHICAGO
Location Born: Elmwood Park, Illinois, United States of America

LENNIE TRISTANO
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
Known For: In 2013 Tristano will be honored with induction into the Grammy Hall of Fame for the 1949 album Crosscurrents
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

LEON THOMAS
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: The vocalist and co-author with Pharoah Sanders of "The Creator Has A Master Plan,"
Location Born: East, St Louis, Illinois, United States of America

LEONID HAMBRO
 
Description: Pianist and composer. USA
Known For: He was the musical sidekick of Victor Borge for ten years.
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

LIL HARDIN ARMSTRONG
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: ""Just For a Thrill" (The composer and revived by Ray Charles in 1959)
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

LINDA DARNELL
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: 1940 Mark of Zorro, TheThe Mark of Zorro - 1940 Brigham Young - Unfaithfully Yours (1948) - A Letter to Three Wives (1949).
Location Died: Glenview, Illinois, United States of America

LITTLE WALTER
 
Description: Vocalist, Harmonacist, USA
Known For: Little Walter and Otis Rush "Live in Chicago" - Album
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

LOLEATTA HOLLOWAY
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Songs such as "Hit and Run" and "Love Sensation",
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

LOU RAWLS
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Hit song - "Youll Never Find" - 1976
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

LOU REIZNER
 
Description: Vocalist, Producer, USA
Known For: United States record producer of many seventies albums such as "All This and World War II" - 1976
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

LOUIE BELLSON
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: In 2006, CD entitled “The Sacred Music of Louie Bellson and the Jazz Ballet.”
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Rock Falls, Illinois, United States of America

LUTHER INGRAM
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: Known for the hit - "(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Dont Wanna Be Right"
Location Died: Belleville, Illinois, United States of America

MAGIC SAM
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Album "Black Magic"
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

MAHALIA JACKSON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Little Richard has cited Jackson as an inspiration, calling her “the true queen of spiritual singers.”
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

MAJOR LANCE
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: "Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um" - his biggest hit
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

MARSHA HUNT
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: No Place to Hide (1956) - Blue Denim (1959)
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

MARV JOHNSON
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: His first hit "Youve Got What It Takes" written by Berry Gordy
Location Born: Detroit, Illinois, United States of America

MCKINLEY MITCHELL
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: (The Town I Live In) Hit Song
Location Died: Chicago Heights, Illinois, United States of America

MEL TORME
 
Description: Vocalist, Drummer, Actor, USA
Known For: The writer of "Lament to Love" recorded by the late Harry James.
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

MERCURY RECORDS
 
Description: Records
Known For: Mercury Records was one of the world
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

MICHAEL CLARKE DUNCAN
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: "The Green Mile" - 1999
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

MICHAEL CRICHTON
 
Description: Author, film producer, film director, screenwriter, television producer
Known For: ER, Jurassic Park, and Disclosure
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

MICHAEL DAVIS
 
Description: Bassist, Producer, USA
Known For: A member of the MC5.
Location Born: Detroit, Illinois, United States of America

MICHELLE WILLIAMS
 
Description: Singer, Actress, USA
Known For: Former member of "Destinys Child"
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Rockford, Illinois, United States of America

MICKEY WELSH
 
Description: Bassist, USA
Known For: A member of "Weezer"
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

MIKE BLOOMFIELD
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: Member of - "Electric Flag", Band
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

MILDRED J. HILL
 
Description: Composer, USA
Known For: "Happy Birthday to You".
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

MILES DAVIS
 
Description: Trumpeter
Known For: Sessions in 1962 resulted in the album "Quiet Nights"
Location Born: Alton, Illinois, United States of America

MILTON AGER
 
Description: Composer, Lyricist, Pianist. USA
Known For: “Happy Days are Here Again” - 1929
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

MINNIE RIPPERTON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Hit album - "Perfect Angel" (1974
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

MITZI GAYNOR
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Dancer, USA
Known For: Starred in the film version of Rodgers and Hammersteins - "South Pacific"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

MUDDY WATERS
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: Hit songs include - "I Just Wanna Make Love To You"
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

MUGGSY SPANIER
 
Description: Cornetist, USA
Known For: Member of the Ted Lewis Band and Ben Polack’s band.
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

NILS LOFGREN
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: Album - 2003 - "Nils Lofgren Band Live"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

NOLAN STRONG
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Nolan Strong & The Diablos - Vocal group during the fifties.
Location Died: Detroit, Illinois, United States of America

NORA BAYES
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Comedienne, USA
Location Born: Joliet, Illinois, United States of America

NORMAN CONNORS
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: You Are My Starship (1977) Album
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

NORMAN LUBOFF
 
Description: Pianist, Conductor, Compser, Singer, USA
Known For: Known for the "Norman Luboff Choir"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

OSCAR BROWN JR.
 
Description: Singer, Composer, USA
Known For: American singer, songwriter, playwright, poet, and civil rights activist
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

OTIS SPANN
 
Description: Pianist, USA
Known For: "It Must Have Been the Devil," With Spann and B. King on guitar.
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

PATTI SMITH
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Poet, USA
Known For: Also known as "Patti Smith Group"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

PAUL BIGSBY
 
Description: Bigsby Guitars, Manufacurer, Designer
Known For: Tremelo arm
Location Born: Kane, Illinois, United States of America

PAUL BUTTERFIELD
 
Description: Harmonica, Vocalist
Known For: Harmonica Player and leader of "THE PAUL BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

PAUL WILSON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Member of fifties group "The Falmingos".
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

PETE COSEY
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

PETER CETERA
 
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, USA
Known For: Original member of the group "Chicago" singer and bass player.
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

POP STAPLES
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Founding member of "The Staple Singers".

RAL DONNER
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: "The Girl Of My Best Friend"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

RAMSEY LEWIS
 
Description: Pianist, USA
Known For: 1965 hit "The In Crowd"
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

RAQUEL WELCH
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Film - "One Million Years B.C." - 1966
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

RAY MANZAREK
 
Description: Keyboardist, USA
Known For: Member of "The Doors"
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

RAY NANCE
 
Description: Violinist, Trumpeter, Vocalist, USA
Known For: Nance is best known for his long association with Duke Ellington
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

RAY PARKER JR
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Producer, USA
Known For: Known for "Ghost Busters" - 1984.
Location Born: Detroit, Illinois, United States of America

RED NORVA
 
Description: Vibraphonist, USA
Known For: Major recordings included "Dance of the Octopus", "Bughouse", "Knockin
Location: Beardstown, Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Beardstown, Illinois, United States of America

RED PRYSOCK
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
Known For: R&B instrumental, "Wiggles," in 1954.
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

REX ALLEN JR
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
Known For: Hits with "Goodbye" (1974), " - "Two Less Lonely People" (1977)
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

RICH MULLINS
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer
Known For: Mullins was best known for his worship songs "Awesome God"
Location Died: Illinois, United States of America

RICHARD DAVIS
 
Description: Bassist, USA
Known For: Davis has record with many greats that include Leonard Bernstein
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

RICHARD MALTBY SR.
 
Description: Pianaist, Trumpeter, Bandleader, pianist, composer
Known For: Top 40 hit with "St. Louis Blues Mambo".
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

RICHARD MARX
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Producer, USA
Known For: Actor
Location Born: Winnetka, Illinois, United States of America

RICHARD PRYOR
 
Description: Actor, comedian, social critic, writer, and MC.USA
Known For: Stir Crazy - 1980 - Co writer of "Blazing Saddles" - 1974
Location Born: Peoria, Illinois, United States of America

RICKIE LEE JONES
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer
Known For: Known for the hit - "Chuck Es In Love"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

ROBERT CONRAD
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: "Hawaiin Eye" Television series
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

ROBERT LAMM
 
Description: Keyboardist,USA
Known For: Formed super group CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY or CHICAGO
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

ROBERT REED
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Mainly known for the Mike Brady in THE BRADY BUNCH
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Hyland Park, Illinois, United States of America

ROBERT RYAN
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Film "The Dirty Dozen"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

ROBERT YOUNG
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Known for thTV series - "Father knows Best"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

ROBIN TUNNEY
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Teresa Lisbon in the television series The Mentalist,
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

ROBIN WILLIAMS
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, USA
Known For: Film - "Cadillac Man" (1990)
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

ROCK HUDSON
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Mainly known laer for the TV series "McMillan and Wife" from 1971 to 1977.
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Winnetka, Illinois, United States of America

ROGER MCGUINN
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: Known as co founder of "The Byrds" and made popular the 12 string Rickenbacker guitar.
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

RONALD REAGAN
 
Description: Actor, U.S President, USA
Known For: 1954 Cattle Queen of Montana - 1951 Bedtime for Bonzo
Location Born: Tampico, Illinois, United States of America

RONALD WHITE
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: Founding member of "The Miracles"
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Detroit, Illinois, United States of America

ROY O DISNEY
 
Description: Walt Disney Productions, USA
Known For: Co-founded what is now The Walt Disney Company
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

RUSS FREEMAN
 
Description: Pianist, USA
Known For: Jazz pianist to film scoring and composition before his death in Las Vegas in 2002.
Location: Chicago, Illinois, Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

RUSSELL ARMS
 
Description: Actor, Singer, USA
Known For: 1957 hit single, "Cinco Robles (Five Oaks)"
Location Died: Hamilton, Illinois, United States of America

SAMMY LAWHORN
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: Guitarist, played with Sonny Boy Williamson in his early teens.
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

SARAH KELLY
 
Description: Vocalist, Keyboards, USA
Known For: 2008 Album - "Born To Worship"
Location Born: Rockford, Illinois, United States of America

SHAWN CHRISTOPHER
 
Description: Vocalist
Known For: Another Sleepless Night (Hit Song)
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

SHEL SILVERSTEIN
 
Description: Composer, Catoonist, USA
Known For: Composer of many hit tunes including A Boy Named Sue - The Unicorn - The Cover Of The Rolling Stone.
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

SHELDON HARNICK
 
Description: Lyricist, USA
Known For: Fiddler on the Roof.
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

SHELLEY BERMAN
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, Comedy
Known For: Inside Shelley Berman (1959) Album
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

SHELLEY WINTERS
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Seen in - "Poseidon Adventure" - 1972
Location Born: St Louis, Illinois, United States of America

SHURE - MICROPHONES
 
Description: Consumer and professional audio electronics, USA
Known For: Manufacturer of microphones, wireless microphone systems, phonograph cartridges, discussion systems, mixers
Location: Niles, Illinois, United States of America

SID CATLETT
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: 1941 he joined Benny Goodman
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

SMOKEY ROBINSON
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: "Tracks Of My Tears" at the 49th annual Grammy Awards
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Detroit, Illinois, United States of America

SOLLIE MCELROY
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Vocal Group - "The Five Flamingos"
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

SONNY BOY WILLIAMSON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Album, The Original Sonny Boy Williamson, Vol. 1
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

SONNY THOMPSON
 
Description: Pianist, Band leader
Known For: Known for hits - "Long Gone, Parts I and II" and "Late Freight",
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

SP LEARY
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: "Jimmy Cotton Blues Quartet" (Member and Drummer)
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

SPANKY AND OUR GANG
 
Description: Band, USA
Known For: Album - "Spanky and Our Gang" (Mercury, 1967)
Location: Bloomington, Illinois, United States of America

STEVE GOODMAN
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
Known For: Goodman won his second Grammy, for Best Contemporary Folk Album in 1988 for his album, Unfinished Business.
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

STUART SWANLUND
 
Description: Bassist, USA
Known For: Marshall Tucker Bands Guitarist
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

SUNNYLAND SLIM
 
Description: Pianist, Singer, Songwriter, USA
Known For: He recorded - "Illinois Central" b/w "Sweet Lucy Blues"
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

SURVIVOR
 
Description: Band, USA
Known For: Eye of the Tiger (Hit Song)
Location: Illinois, United States of America

SUSAN DEY
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Known for her role as Laurie Partridge in - "The Partridge Family" - 1970 –1974.
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Pekin, Illinois, United States of America

SUZY BOGGUSS
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: Known for the song - "I Dont Want To Set The World On Fire"
Location Born: Aledo, Illinois, United States of America

TERRY CALLIER
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: Debut single, "Look at Me Now".
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chigago, Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Chigago, Illinois, United States of America

TERRY KATH
 
Description: Guitarist,Vocalist, USA
Known For: "25 or 6 to 4" (Hit Song) With band "Chicago"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

TEX WILLIAMS
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Comedy, USA
Known For: Known for the hit - "Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! That Cigarette" - 1947
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Fayette County, Illinois, United States of America

THE ACES
 
Description: Band. USA
Known For: "Mean Old World," "Sad Hours," "Off the Wall," and "Tell Me Mama"
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

THE BUCKINGHAMS
 
Description: Band, USA
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

THE EMOTIONS
 
Description: Vocal group, USA
Known For: Hit song - Best of my love live!
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

THE IDES OF MARCH
 
Description: Band, USA
Known For: Their first record, "Like It Or Lump It,"
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS
 
Description: Band, USA
Known For: 1991 Album "Nevermind"
Location: Illinois, United States of America

TOM BOSLEY
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Known for his starring and supporting roles on the television shows Happy Days
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

TOM PAXTON
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: Charted with his world wide hit - "Bottle of Wine"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

TOMMY SANDS
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
Known For: Starred in the 1958 musical called "Sing, Boy, Sing"
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

TONY JACKSON - USA
 
Description: Pianist, Vocalist, USA
Known For: Composer of the song - "Pretty Baby"
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

TONY WILLIAMS - DRUMMER
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: Seven Steps to Heaven (1963) With Miles Davis.
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

TYRONE DAVIS
 
Description: Singer, USA
Known For: His biggest hit came in early 1970 when "Turn Back The Hands Of Time"
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

VAL FUENTES
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: Drummer for the psychedic folk-rock band "Its a Beautiful Day"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

VESTER GUITARS
 
Description: Makers of Guitars, Amplifiers, etc.
Known For: Manufacturer specializing in guitars and guitar amplifiers.
Location: Effingham, Illinois, United States of America

VIC BERTON
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: A studio musician for Paramount and Twentieth Century Fox.
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

VICTOR YOUNG
 
Description: Composer, arranger, violinist and conductor, USA
Known For: "When I Fall in Love" "Blue Star (The
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

VON FREEMAN
 
Description: Saxophonist, US
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

VON FREEMAN
 
Description: Saxophonist, US
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

VON FREEMAN
 
Description: Saxophonist, US
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

VON FREEMAN
 
Description: Saxophonist, US
Location: Illinois, United States of America
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

WALT DISNEY
 
Description: Cartoonist, USA
Known For: Creator of "Mickey Mouse" etc and "Disneyland"
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

WALTER JACKSON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Album - "The Best of Walter Jackson - Welcome Home" - The Okeh Years

WARREN ZEVON
 
Description: Vocalist. Composer, Pianist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: "Werewolves of London" (Hit Song)
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

WASHBURN - GUITARS AND AMPLIFIERS
 
Description: Guitar maker, USA
Known For: Makers electric guitars, acoustic guitars, electric basses, acoustic basses, banjos, mandolins, travel guitars, and amplifiers.
Location: Mundelein, Illinois, United States of America

WESLEY ROSE
 
Description: American music industry executive and record producer.
Known For: Acuff-Rose Music
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

WESLEY WILLIS
 
Description: Vocals, keyboards,
Known For: The Wesley Willis Fiasco recorded at least three cover songs:
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Location Died: Skokie, Illinois, United States of America

WEST BRUCE AND LAING
 
Description: Band, USA
Known For: Album - "Live n Kickin" - 1974.
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

 
 
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