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Number of Records Matching Query: 201
 
ALICE COOPER
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actor, US
Known For: Hit song - "Schools Out"
Location Born: Allen Park, Michigan, United States of America

ANNETTE BEARD
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Member of Motown singing group Martha and the Vandellas.
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

ART VAN DAMM
 
Description: Accordionist, USA
Known For: The Art Van Damme Show for NBC Radio.
Location Born: Norway, Michigan, United States of America

ARTE JOHNSON
 
Description: Comedian, Actor, USA
Known For: Rowan and Martin
Location Born: Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States of America

BENNY MAUPIN
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
Known For: Album - "Bitches Brew" - 1970
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

BERRY GORDY
 
Description: Record producer and Composer of songs
Known For: Founder of the Motown record label
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

BETTY CARTER
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Charted with Ray Charles with - "Baby, Its Cold Outside" - 1961
Location Born: Flint, Michigan, United States of America

BETTY HUTTON
 
Description: Actress, vocalist, USA
Known For: "Annie Get Your Gun" Film
Location Born: Battle Creek, Michigan, United States of America

BILL HALEY
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: "Rock Around The Clock" Hit song
Location Born: Highland Park, Michigan, United States of America

BOB BIRCH
 
Description: Bassist, USA
Known For: A session bass guitarist. Mainly kown for backing Elton John.
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

BOB SEGER
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Vocalist, USA
Known For: Signature song "Old Time Rock and Roll"
Location Born: Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

BOBBY HATFIELD
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Member of The Ritcheous Brothers
Location Died: Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States of America

BOBBY ROGERS
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Member of - The Miracles, Brandi Williams
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Location Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

BOBBY SMITH
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Principal lead singer of the classic Motown group, The Spinners
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

BRIAN HOLLAND
 
Description: Composer, USA
Known For: "Please Mr. Postman" 1962
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

BRIAN HOLLAND
 
Description: Composer, USA
Known For: "Please Mr. Postman" 1962
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

CARL CARLTON
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
Known For: Known for the song - "Everlasting Love"
Location Born: Detoit, Michigan, United States of America

CAROLINE CASSIDY
 
Description: American writer associated with the Beat Generation
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

CASEY KASEM
 
Description: Disc Jockey, USA
Known For: American radio personality and voice actor.
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

CHRISTIE BRINKLEY
 
Description: Actress, Model, USA
Known For: Super Model
Location Born: Monroe, Michigan, United States of America

CLARA SMITH
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
Known For: Known as "Queen of the Moaners"
Location Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

CLARENCE PAUL
 
Description: Composer, USA
Known For: Hits to his credit, including classic records by Stevie Wonder, the Temptations, the Marvelettes, and Marvin Gaye.
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

CONNEE BOSWELL
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Hit - "The Object of My Affection"
Location Born: Kansas City, Michigan, United States of America

CRAIG FROST
 
Description: Keyboardist, USA
Known For: Associated acts Flint, Grand Funk Railroad, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
Location Born: Flint, Michigan, United States of America

DAN PEEK
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: Member of the rock band America
Location Died: Farmington, Michigan, United States of America

DANNY THOMAS
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, Producer, Comedian, USA
Known For: The Jazz Singer (Film) 1952
Location Born: Deerfield, Michigan, United States of America

DAVID NAIL
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: Album - Im About to Come Alive - 2009
Location Born: Kennett, Michigan, United States of America

DEL SHANNON
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: "Runaway" (Hit Song) 1963
Location Born: Coopersville, Michigan, United States of America

DELLA REESE
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
Known For: 1959 - "And That Reminds Me" Hit and album.
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

DEREK ST HOLMES
 
Description: Guitarist , USA
Known For: Vanilla Fudge (Band)
Location Born: Riverview, Michigan, United States of America

DIANA ROSS
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: One time member of "The Supremes" 1961 - 1970
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

DIANE BIRCH
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Pianist, USA
Known For: Debut album - "The Bible Belt" 2009
Location Born: Michigan, United States of America

DICK MARTIN
 
Description: Comedian, USA
Known For: Co - host of "Rowan & Martins Laugh-In"
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

DINAH WASHINGTON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Known for "What a difference a day makes" was one of her many hits
Location Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

DON BREWER
 
Description: Drummer,USA
Known For: The drummer for American rock band "Grand Funk Railroad"
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Flint, Michigan, United States of America

DON HARTMAN
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
Known For: Member of group "The Frost"
Location Born: Alpena, Michigan, United States of America

DON PRESTON
 
Description: Piano, keyboardist, Moog
Known For: Former member of - THE MOTHERS OF INVENTION
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Flint, Michigan, United States of America

DONALD BYRD
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
Known For: The Blackbyrds
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

DOROTHY MOORE
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Noted Song - MISTY BLUE - 1976
Location Born: Jackson, Michigan, United States of America

DOUG FIEGER
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: Member of seventies band - "The Knack"
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

EARL HOOKER
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: Sweet Black Angel (Album) 1970
Location Born: Clarksdale, Michigan, United States of America

EARL KLUGH
 
Description: Pianist,Jazz guitarist.
Known For: Album - Heart String 1979 - 2000
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

EARL VAN DYKE
 
Description: Keyboardist, Arranger, Band leader, USA
Known For: Arranger for Motown records in the sixties.
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Location Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

ED MCMAHON
 
Description: Comedian, game show host, announcer, and television personality
Known For: Johnny Carson
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

EDDIE JEFFERSON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Known song is "Moody
Location Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

EDDIE TAYLOR
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: Hit - "I Feel So Bad" - 1972
Location Born: Benoit, Michigan, United States of America

EDWARD PATTEN
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: An original member of Gladys Knight & the Pips.
Location Died: Livonia, Michigan, United States of America

EDWIN STARR
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: "War" (Hit Song) 1970 "Hell Up In Harlem" 1973
Location Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

ELLEN BURSTYN
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Oscar winning actress - Alice Doesnt Live Here Anymore" - 1975
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

ELVIN JONES
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: Known as the drummer for - "The John Clotrane Quartet" - Band
Location Born: Pontiac, Michigan, United States of America

FARUQ Z. BEY
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Location Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

FLORENCE BALLARD
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Member of "The Supremes"
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Location Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA
 
Description: Film director, producer, screenwriter
Known For: The Godfather Part II (1974), which became the first sequel to win the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

FRED "SONIC" SMITH
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
Known For: Former guitarist for rock group ’MC5’ short for Motor City 5.
Location Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

FREDA PAYNE
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, US
Known For: Hit - "BAND OF GOLD" - 197O
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

FREDDIE WAITS
 
Description: Drummer, US
Known For: Sessions musician
Location Born: Jackson, Michigan, United States of America

FURRY LEWIS
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: Furry was famous for his ability to sing and play acoustic guitar with a bottleneck slide.
Location Born: Greenwood, Michigan, United States of America

GAIL KOBE
 
Description: Actress. producer, USA
Known For: The Twilight Zone (episodes "A World of Difference," "In His Image," Hogan
Location: Hamtramck, Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Hamtramck, Michigan, United States of America
Location Died: Michigan, United States of America

GEORGE CUMMINGS
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: Member and guitarist for group "Dr Hook"
Location Born: Meridian, Michigan, United States of America

GEORGE PEPPARD
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: The Carpetbaggers in 1964
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

GEORGEANNA TILLMAN
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Founding member of The Marvelettes
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Inkster, Michigan, United States of America
Location Died: Inkster, Michigan, United States of America

GERALD MARKS
 
Description: Composer of songs, USA
Known For: Known for the song "All of Me"
Location Born: Saginaw, Michigan, United States of America

GIBSON KALAMAZOO ELECTRIC GUITAR
 
Description: Makers of Guitars, Amplifiers, USA
Known For: Manufactuers of Guitars and Amplifiers
Location: Kalammazoo, Michigan, United States of America

GORDON JENKINS
 
Description: Band Leader, Arranger, Composer
Known For: Winner of a Grammy in 1973 for Sinatra
Location Born: Webster Groves, Michigan, United States of America

GORDY GARRIS
 
Description: Bassist, USA
Known For: A member of The Frost.
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

GRAND FUNK RAILROAD
 
Description: Band, USA
Known For: Album - "Were an American Band" - 1973
Location: Flint, Michigan, United States of America

GREGG BISSONETTE
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: Associated acts David Lee Roth, Jason Becker
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

GREGORY PHILLINGANES
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: In 1981, he released his first solo album, Significant Gains.
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

GUY MITCHELL
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
Known For: "Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania" (Hit Song)
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

HANK BALLARD
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer , USA
Known For: Mainly known for writing "The Twist" in 1958.
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

HANK JONES
 
Description: Pianist, Band leader, Composer, USA
Known For: Album - 2006 - "West of 5th"
Location Born: Vicksburg, Michigan, United States of America

HARLAN HOWARD
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA
Known For: His biggest hits was "I Fall to Pieces," co-written with Hank Cochran
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

HARRY HOUDINI
 
Description: Magician, Escapologist, USA
Known For: In 1910, Houdini toured Australia.
Location Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

HARRY MORGAN
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Colonel Sherman T. Potter in M*A*S*H (1975–1983).
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

HARVEY FUQUA
 
Description: Vocalist
Known For: Lead singer of vocal group "Harvey and The Moonglows"
Location Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

HARVEY MANDEL
 
Description: Guitarist, Producer, USA
Known For: Member of sixties group CANNED HEAT
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

HERB JEFFRIES
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Jeffries is noted for being the first man to star in an American western.
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

HERITAGE GUITARS
 
Description: Guitar manufacturers, USA
Known For: Manufacturers of electric guitars, semi-hollow guitars
Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States of America

IGGY POP
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Known for - IGGY POP AND THE STOOGES
Location Born: Yppsilanti, Michigan, United States of America

IKE TURNER
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, USA
Known For: Known for - "River Deap Mountain High" - Hit Song
Location Born: Clarksdale, Michigan, United States of America

J. BLACKFOOT
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: His biggest hit was "Taxi"
Location Born: Greenville, Michigan, United States of America

JACKIE BRENSTON
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
Known For: First version of the proto-rock and roll song "Rocket 88".
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Clarksdale, Michigan, United States of America

JAMES EARL JONES
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Darth Vader in the Star Wars films.
Location Born: Arkabuha, Michigan, United States of America

JAMES LIPTON
 
Description: Poet, talk show host, writer, teacher, actor, producer
Known For: TV series "Inside the Actors Studio" (1994),
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

JAN BRADLEY
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Charted with "Mama Didnt Lie" - 1963
Location Born: Byhalia, Michigan, United States of America

JASON STOLLSTEIMER
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: Member of - The Von Bondies
Location Born: Southfield, Michigan, United States of America

JAY REATARD
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: LP, Grown Up Fucked Up
Location Born: Lilbourn, Michigan, United States of America

JD SOUTHER
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist,USA
Known For: His biggest hit as a solo artist was his 1979 Orbison-influenced song "You
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

JEFF DANIELS
 
Description: Actor, Playwright, USA
Known For: "Terms of Endearment" (1983) Film
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Chelsea, Michigan, United States of America

JEFF HANNA
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
Known For: Member of "The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band"
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

JIM DIAMOND (PRODUCER)
 
Description: Bassist, Producer, Audio engineer, Composer, USA
Known For: Ghetto Recorders
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

JIM HENSON
 
Description: Puppeteer, Director, USA
Known For: He was the creator of The Muppets.
Location Born: Greenville, Michigan, United States of America

JIMMY BOYD
 
Description: Singer, Actor, USA
Known For: Tell Me a Story (Hit Song) With Frankie Laine.
Location Born: McComb, Michigan, 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 Born: Jackson, Michigan, United States of America

JOHN 5
 
Description: Guitariist, USA
Known For: He is currently the guitarist for Rob Zombie. Documented 2010
Location Born: Grosse Pointe, Michigan, United States of America

JOHNNIE BASSETT
 
Description: Guitarist, singer, songwriter, USA
Known For: Live at the Montreux-Detroit Jazz Festival (1994)
Location Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

JOHNNY DESMOND
 
Description: Vocalist, GB
Known For: "A Soldier and a Song."
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

JOHNNY DODDS
 
Description: Clarinetist, USA
Known For: He played with Louis Armstrong
Location Born: Waverland, Michigan, United States of America

JOHNNY RAWLS
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, NZ
Known For: Red Cadillac (2008) won the Critics Award for Best Album of the Year in Living Blues.
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Hattiesburg, Michigan, United States of America

JOHNNY RUSSELL
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Comedian, USA
Known For: Co Composer - "Act Naturally" - Hit Song
Location Born: Sunflower County, Michigan, United States of America

JOYCE VINCENT WILSON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Vocalist known for the group under the name of "Dawn"
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

JUDY GARLAND
 
Description: Actress, vocalist, US
Known For: Star of the famed WIZARD OF OZ
Location Born: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America

JULIE HARRIS
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: CBS soap opera Knots Landing.- Film East of Eden
Location Born: Grosse Pointe, Michigan, United States of America

JUNIOR WALKER
 
Description: Saxophonist, US
Known For: Leader and saxophonist of Junior Walker and The All Stars
Location Died: Battle Creek,, Michigan, United States of America

KARRIEM RIGGINS
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: Formerly of - "The Ray Brown Trio"
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

KATE UPTON
 
Description: Model, Actress
Known For: Uptons acting debut was in the film, Tower Heist, as "Mr. Hightowers Mistress"
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: St. Joseph, Michigan, United States of America

KELLEY STOLTZ
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor , USA
Known For: Circular Sounds (2008) Album
Location Born: Michigan, United States of America

KENNY BURRELL
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: Albums include - Introducing Kenny Burrell (Blue Note, 1956)
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

KEVIN TONEY
 
Description: Keyboardist
Known For: Member of - The Blackbyrds
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

KIM HILL
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: 1989 - "Talk About Life" - Album
Location Born: Starkville, Michigan, United States of America

KIM WILSON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: The Fabulous Thunderbirds (Band)
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

KINGS OF RHYTHM
 
Description: Singer, producer, Manager, Comedian, Australia.
Known For: 1951 Rocket 88
Location: Clarksdale, Michigan, United States of America

KRIPP JOHNSON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: An American lead singer of "The Del Vikings"
Location Died: Michigan, United States of America

LAFAYETTE LEAKE
 
Description: Pianist, USA
Known For: He played piano on many of Chuck Berry
Location Born: Winona, Michigan, United States of America

LAMAR WILLIAMS
 
Description: Bassist, USA
Known For: The Allman Brothers Band (Member)
Location Born: Gulfport, Michigan, United States of America

LARRY BALLARD
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Album - "Honky Tonk Heaven"
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

LARRY COLE
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer
Known For: Lost in Blue Dreams
Location Born: Michigan, United States of America

LARRY LAPRISE
 
Description: Composer, USA
Known For: The Hokey Pokey (Song)
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

LAWRENCE PAYTON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Member of "The Four Tops"
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Location Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

LEANN RIMES
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Her first single at the age of thirteen charting with - "Blue".
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Jackson, Michigan, United States of America

LEE DORMAN
 
Description: Bassist, USA
Known For: Member of the rock band Iron Butterfly.
Location Born: St. Louis, Michigan, United States of America

LEE GORDON
 
Description: American entrepreneur and rock and roll promoter.
Known For: Played a significant role in the early career of pioneering Australian rock
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

LEE MAJORS
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Television role in "THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN"
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Wyandette, Michigan, United States of America

LENE LOVICH
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
Known For: Composer
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

LEVI STUBBS
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
Known For: Known as the lead vocalist of the famed Motown R&B group "The Four Tops".
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Location Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

LIGHTNIN SLIM
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK
Known For: Known for Louisiana and Swamp Blues,
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: St Louis, Michigan, United States of America
Location Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

LILY TOMLIN
 
Description: Actress, Comedian, USA
Known For: Came to fame in the seventies on "Laugh In" 1970 - 1973.
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

LINCOLN KILPATRICK
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: The Omega Man - 1971
Location Born: St. Louis, Michigan, United States of America

LITTLE MILTON
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: His last hit single, "Age Aint Nothin But a Number,"
Location Born: Inverness, Michigan, United States of America

LUCILLE BOGAN
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: She first recorded vaudeville songs for Okeh Records in New York in 1923
Location Born: Amory, Michigan, United States of America

MADONNA
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
Known For: Hit song - Like a virgin
Location Born: Bay City, Michigan, United States of America

MARGARET WHITING
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Baby, Its Cold Outside - (Hit Song)
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

MARION HUTTON
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress USA
Known For: Sister of Betty Hutton
Location Born: Battle Creek, Michigan, United States of America

MARK FARNER
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: Member and guitarist for GRAND FUNK RAILROAD
Location Born: Flint, Michigan, United States of America

MARSHALL CRENSHAW
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Songwriter. USA
Known For: "Someday, Someway", a top-40 hit in 1982.
Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

MARTHA AND THE VANDELLAS
 
Description: Vocal group, USA
Known For: Known for the hit - "Dancing in the Street"
Location: Michigan, United States of America

MARY WELLS
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: 1964, Wells recorded "My Guy".
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Location Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

MARY WILSON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Member of "The Supremes"
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

MCKINLEY MITCHELL
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: (The Town I Live In) Hit Song
Location Born: Jackson, Michigan, United States of America

MEREDITH EDWARDS
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: "A Rose Is a Rose" and "The Bird Song"
Location Born: Clinton, Michigan, United States of America

MICHELLE MELDRUM
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: Foemer member of - "Meldrum"
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

MICKEY CARROLL
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Last surviving munchkins from the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz.
Location Born: St. Louis, Michigan, United States of America
Location Died: Crestwood, Michigan, United States of America

MICKEY GILLEY
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
Known For: Hit song "Room Full Of Roses""
Location Born: Natchez, Michigan, United States of America

MILT JACKSON
 
Description: Vibraphone, USA
Known For: Co - founder of the - Modern jazz quartet.
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

MITCHELL JAYNE
 
Description: Bassist, USA
Known For: An original member of Bluegrass country group "THE DILLARDS".
Location Born: Salem, Michigan, United States of America

MOTOWN RECORDS
 
Description: Record Label
Known For: Motown is a record label originally founded by Berry Gordy, Jr.
Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

OLLIE MCLAUGHLIN
 
Description: Record producer, USA
Known For: "Runaway" (Hit Song) 1963 Producer
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Location Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

PAM DAUBER
 
Description: Actress, Vocalist, USA
Known For: Mindy McConnell in the 1978–82 sitcom Mork & Mindy
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

PARLIAMENT
 
Description: Band, USA
Known For: 1967 with "(I Wanna) Testify"
Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

PAUL WILLIAMS
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Member of "The Temptations"
Location Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

PEPPER ADAMS
 
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
Location Born: Highland Park, Michigan, United States of America

PERCY WENRICH
 
Description: Composer, Lyricist, USA
Known For: Hit "Red Rose Rag"
Location Born: Joplin, Michigan, United States of America

PHILLIPE WYNNE
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Member and lead singer of - The Spinners
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

PIPER LAURIE
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Known for the film - "The Hustler"
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

PUFF JOHNSON
 
Description: Singer, Songwriter, USA
Known For: Hit singles - "Forever More", and "Over & Over"
Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

QUESTION MARK AND THE MYSTERIANS
 
Description: Band, USA
Known For: Biggest hit, "96 Tears,"
Location: Origin Bay City, Michigan, United States of America

RAY WALKER
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Member of the renowned singing group The Jordanaires.
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Centreville, Michigan, United States of America

RENALDO "OBIE" BENSON
 
Description: Singer-Songwriter, USA
Known For: Associated acts - The Four Tops
Location Born: Origin Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Location Died: Michigan, United States of America

RICHARD HOLMES
 
Description: Organist, USA
Known For: Mainly known for his 1965 recording of "Misty,"
Location Died: St Louis, Michigan, United States of America

RICHARD STREET
 
Description: Singer, dancer, songwriter, USA
Known For: Associated acts The Distants, The Temptations, The Monitors
Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

ROB TYNER
 
Description: Bassist, USA
Known For: the Rob Tyner Band
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Location Died: Berkley, Michigan, United States of America

ROBERT WAGNER
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Known for the television series - "Hart To Hart"
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

RON CARTER
 
Description: Bassist - U.S.A.
Known For: Known for his work with the "Miles Davis Quintet"
Location Born: Ferndale, Michigan, United States of America

RONALD WINANS
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: A member of The Winans.
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Location Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

ROSALIND ASHFORD
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Member of the popular Motown singing group "Martha and the Vandellas".
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

ROY BARGY
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
Known For: Jim-Jams (Composition)
Location Born: Newaygo, Michigan, United States of America

RUDY WIEDOEFT
 
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
Known For: He became known as a virtuoso saxophonist in the 1910s, made more than 300 recordings
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

SAM COOKE
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: Known for several hits, including "You Send Me" - 1957
Location Born: Clarksville, Michigan, United States of America

SCHERRIE PAYNE
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Member of "The Supremes"
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

SELMA BLAIR
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Anger Management (TV series) 2012
Location: Southfield, Michigan, United States of America
Location Born: Southfield, Michigan, United States of America

SHORTY LONG
 
Description: Pianist, USA
Known For: His first release, "Devil With The Blue Dress On" (1964),
Location Died: Detroit River, Michigan, United States of America

SIPPIE WALLACE
 
Description: Vocalist, US
Known For: Blues singer, pianist during the twenties.
Location Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

SON HOUSE
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA
Location Born: Riverton, Michigan, United States of America
Location Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

SONNY BONO
 
Description: Vocalist, Producer, Producer, Composer, USA
Known For: Known as half of - "Sonny and Cher"
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

STEVE GAINES
 
Description: Guitarist , USA
Known For: Lynyrd Skynyrd (Band)
Location Died: Gillsburg, Michigan, United States of America

STEVEN SEAGAL
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Film - Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
Location Born: Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

STEVIE WONDER
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Keyboardist, USA
Known For: Multi instrumentalist
Location Born: Saginaw, Michigan, United States of America

SUE THOMPSON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: "Sad Movies (Make Me Cry)"
Location Born: Nevada, Michigan, United States of America

SUZI QUATRO
 
Description: Vocalist, Bassist
Known For: Hit the charts with - "48 Crash"
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

SYLVIA ROBINSON
 
Description: Vocalist, Record producer
Known For: Founder/CEO of the hip hop label, Sugar Hill Records.
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

T-BONE BURNETT
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, Producer
Known For: Roy Orbison and Friends: A Black and White Night TV Special Musical Director
Location Born: St. Louis, Michigan, United States of America

TED HAWKINS
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
Known For: 1982 - "Watch Your Step" - Debut Album
Location Born: Biloxi, Michigan, United States of America

TED NUGENT
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA
Known For: Returning to a solo career eleasing the album - "Spirit of the Wild"
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

TERRY KNIGHT
 
Description: Producer, Composer, Singer, Promoter, Radio Personality
Known For: Mainly known for the management of "Grand Funk Railroad"
Location Born: Lapeer, Michigan, United States of America

THAD JONES
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
Known For: Also known for his arrangements that were mainly with Count Basie.
Location Born: Pontiac, Michigan, United States of America

THE CONTOURS
 
Description: Vocal group, USA
Known For: The group is best known for its Billboard Top 10 hit, "Do You Love Me"
Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

THE DRAMATICS
 
Description: Vocal group, USA
Known For: R&B hit, "In the Rain"
Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

THE DUKE OF PADUCH
 
Description: Vocalist, Comedian, Banjoist, USA
Known For: Hee Haw
Location: Michigan, United States of America

THE SPINNERS
 
Description: Vocal Group - U.S.A.
Known For: Its A Shame (Hit Song)
Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

THELMA HOUSTON
 
Description: Vocalist, US
Known For: Hit song - "You
Location Born: Leland, Michigan, United States of America

THOMAS DURDEN (HEARTBREAK HOTEL)
 
Description: Composer of music, USA
Known For: Co-writer for the song "Heartbreak Hotel" made popular by Elvis Presley.
Location: Michigan, United States of America
Location Died: Broughton Lake, Michigan, United States of America

TODD CERNEY
 
Description: Composer of music, USA
Known For: "l`ll Still Be Loving You",
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

TODD RHODES
 
Description: Pianist, USA
Known For: Founding Member of RCA Victor group, "McKinnney’s Cotton Pickers"
Location Died: Flint, Michigan, United States of America

TOM SELLECK
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: "Magnum P.I." TV Series 1980 - 1988
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

TOMMY EVANS
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Member of "The Drifters" during the fifties and sixties.
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Location Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

VERNEL FOURNIER
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: One of the most famous of all modern jazz trios
Location Died: Jackson, Michigan, United States of America

WALLY COX
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, USA
Known For: Mr. Peepers (1952-55), Other roles were as the hero of The Adventures of Hiram Holliday.
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

WALTER PAGE
 
Description: Bassist, USA
Known For: "Oklahoma City Blue Devils" (Jazz Band)
Location Born: Gallatin, Michigan, United States of America
Location Died: Michigan, United States of America

WARREN SMITH
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: "Id Rather Be Safe Than Sorry" (Hit Song) 1956
Location Born: Humphreys County, Michigan, United States of America

WILBUR SWEATMAN
 
Description: Clarinetist, Band leader, USA
Known For: "Down Home Rag" Composer 1913
Location Born: Brunswick, Michigan, United States of America

WILLIE WOODS
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
Known For: Member of - Jr Walker and The All Stars.
Location Died: Michigan, United States of America

 
 
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