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Number of Records Matching Query: 83
 
ALICIA BRIDGES
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer
Known For: Hit the charts with - "I Love The Night Life" - 1978
Location: North Carolina, United States of America
Location Born: Lawdale, North Carolina, United States of America

ALLMUSIC
 
Description: Music, Musicians
Known For: An online music guide service
Location: Statesville, North Carolina, United States of America

ANDY GRIFFITH
 
Description: Actor, Producer, Writer, Director, Country singer,
Known For: Album - "Pickin and Grinnin" The Best of Andy Griffith (2005)
Location Born: Mount Airy, North Carolina, United States of America
Location Died: Roanoke Island, North Carolina, United States of America

ANGELA BAKER
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Angela is the 1999 Female Vocalist of the Year by the Nashville Indie Tracker Magazine
Location Born: Sea Level, North Carolina, United States of America

ANTHONY HAMILTON
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: "Aint Nobody Worryin" his gold-selling album
Location Born: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America

AVA GARDNER
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Show Boat (Film)
Location: North Carolina, United States of America
Location Born: Brogden, Johnston County, North Carolina, United States of America

BARBARA HARRIS
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Member of - "The Toys" - Hit song - "A Lovers Concerto"
Location: North Carolina, United States of America
Location Born: Elizabeth City, North Carolina, United States of America

BARBARA PARRITT
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Former member of - "The Toys"
Location Born: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States of America

BEN E KING
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Hit song - "Stand By Me"
Location Born: Henderson, North Carolina, United States of America

BEN FOLDS
 
Description: Vocalist , Pianist, Composer
Known For: Ben Folds is a widely acclaimed pianist and song writer.
Location Born: Winston, Salem, North Carolina, United States of America

BEN VEREEN
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Dancer, USA
Known For: Tony Award singer for "Jesus Christ Superstar" in 1972
Location Born: Laurinburg, North Carolina, United States of America

BERNARD EDWARDS
 
Description: Bassist, USA
Known For: Bass guitar player and record producer, both as a member of "Chic.
Location Born: Greenville, North Carolina, United States of America

BILL HARRIS
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
Known For: Member of the doo wop group "The Clovers"
Location Born: North Carolina, United States of America

BILL HORTON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Lead singer of vocal group "The Silhouettes"
Location Born: Hickory, North Carolina, United States of America

BILLY CRASH CRADDOCK
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Known for the song - "One Last Kiss"
Location Born: Greensboro, North Carolina, United States of America

BILLY HORTON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Member of vocal group "The Silhouettes"
Location Born: North Carolina, United States of America

BILLY SCOTT
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: R&B singer known as the lead singer for the group the Party Prophets

BILLY STEWART
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: 1991: "Every Day I Have The Blues" (Single recording)
Location Died: New Bern, North Carolina, United States of America

BLUE SKY BOYS
 
Description: Duo, USA
Known For: Composers of - "The Sunny Side Of Life"
Location: Hickory, North Carolina, United States of America

BOB DENVER
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, USA
Known For: Mainly Known for his roll in "Gilligans Island" from 1964 to 1966.
Location Died: Wake Forest, North Carolina, United States of America

BRANDON LEE
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Kung Fu: The Movie (1986) Film
Location Died: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States of America

CARLO CURLEY
 
Description: Organist, USA
Known For: The World of Carlo Curley (1994), Decca
Location: North Carolina, United States of America
Location Born: North Carolina, United States of America

CHARLIE DANIELS
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
Known For: Known as leader of - "The Charlie Daniels Band"
Location Born: Wilimington, North Carolina, United States of America

CHARLIE FOXX
 
Description: Vocalist
Known For: Member of brother and sister act who charted with "Mockingbird"
Location Born: Greensboro, North Carolina, United States of America

CHARLIE POOLE
 
Description: Vocalist, Banjoist, USA
Known For: A country music recording artist with the "North Carolina Ramblers" from 1918 to 1931.
Location Born: Alamance, North Carolina, United States of America

CHUCK BROWN
 
Description: Singer, musician, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, USA
Known For: Albums - 1972: We the People - 2010: We Got This (Raw Venture Records)
Location Born: Gaston, North Carolina, United States of America

CLAY AIKEN
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Authored a New York Times best-selling book Learning to Sing: Hearing the Music in Your Life
Location Born: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

CLYDE MCPHATTER
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: Known for the hit - "Lover Please" - 1962 - "Little Bitty Pretty One"
Location Born: Lensley, North Carolina, United States of America

DEL REEVES
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: Known for his "Girl Watching"
Location Born: Sparta, North Carolina, United States of America

DENNIS ROBBINS
 
Description: Vocalist, Slide Guitarist
Known For: The Rockets
Location Born: Hazelwood, North Carolina, United States of America

DIANE RAY
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: "Please Dont Talk To The Life Guard" - 1963
Location Born: Gastonia, North Carolina, United States of America

DON GIBSON
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer , USA
Known For: He wrote and sang "I Cant Stop Loving You" a song that would be recorded by over 700.
Location: North Carolina, United States of America
Location Born: Shelby, North Carolina, United States of America

DONNA FARGO
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: Most remembered for ’THE HAPPIEST GIRL IN THE WHOLE USA’ - 1972.
Location Born: Mount Airy, North Carolina, United States of America

DORIS KENNER JACKSON
 
Description: Vocalist, US
Known For: A member of "The Shirelles"
Location: North Carolina, United States of America
Location Born: Goldsboro, North Carolina, United States of America
Location Died: North Carolina, United States of America

EARL SCRUGGS
 
Description: Vocalist, Banjoist, USA
Known For: Grammy Award winner in 1969 for Scruggs
Location: North Carolina, United States of America
Location Born: Shelby, North Carolina, United States of America

FANTASIA BARRINO
 
Description: Vocalist, actress, author, USA
Known For: Winner of "American Idol" in 2004
Location: North Carolina, United States of America
Location Born: High Point, North Carolina, United States of America

GEORGE BEVERLY SHEA
 
Description: Vocalist, Canada
Known For: Grammy Award-winning Canadian centenarian, bass-baritone
Location Died: Montreat,, North Carolina, United States of America

GLORIA STAVERS
 
Description: Rock journalist, Model, America
Known For: Journalist for the "16 Magazine" for many years.
Location: North Carolina, United States of America
Location Born: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States of America

HOWARD COSELL
 
Description: Television Sportscaster. USA
Location: North Carolina, United States of America
Location Born: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America

JIMMY LIGGINS
 
Description: Guitarist, US
Known For: Known for the "I Aint Drunk" song.
Location Died: Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

JOHN COLTRANE
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
Known For: Hit - "Body and Soul,"
Location Born: Hamlet, North Carolina, United States of America

JOHN D LOUDERMILK
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: Known for the song "Language of Love"
Location Born: Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

JUDY CLAY
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
Known For: Hit duet with Billy Vera, "Country Girl, City Man"
Location Born: St. Pauls, North Carolina, United States of America

JULIANNE MOORE
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: The Big Lebowski (1998), The End of the Affair (1999) and Magnolia (1999).
Location: North Carolina, United States of America
Location Born: Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States of America

JUSTINCASE
 
Description: Band - USA
Known For: Single, "Don
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America

KATHRYN GRAYSON
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
Known For: 1951 Show Boat
Location Born: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America

KAY KYSER
 
Description: Bandleader, Radio Celebrity, Conductor, USA
Known For: Featured in - "Thousands Cheer" - (Film)
Location Born: Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United States of America
Location Died: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

LEROI MOORE
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
Known For: Late member of The Dave Matthews band.
Location Born: Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

LINK WRAY
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: Hit record 1958 "Rumble"
Location Born: Dunn, North Carolina, United States of America

LITTLE EVA
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Known for the hit - "The Loco-Motion" - 1962
Location Born: Bell Haven, North Carolina, United States of America
Location Died: Belhaven, North Carolina, United States of America

LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: Hit, "Dead Skunk (in the Middle of the Road)",
Location Born: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

LOWMAN PAULING
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
Known For: Co composer of - "Dedicated To The One I Love" - 1961
Location Born: Winston-Salem,, North Carolina, United States of America

MARK KEMP
 
Description: Author, USA
Known For: Served as music editor of Rolling Stone and vice president of music editorial for MTV Networks.
Location Born: Asheboro, North Carolina, United States of America

MARSHALL GRANT
 
Description: Bassist, USA
Known For: Bassist and electric bassist of singer Johnny Cash
Location Born: Bryson City, North Carolina, United States of America

MARSHALL LYTLE
 
Description: Bassist, USA
Known For: Original bass player from Bill Haleys Comets.
Location: Old Fort, North Carolina, United States of America
Location Born: Old Fort, North Carolina, United States of America
Location Died: Old Fort, North Carolina, United States of America

MARY LOU WILLIAMS
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Arranger, USA
Location Died: Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

MAX ROACH
 
Description: Drummer, Composer, USA
Known For: Album - "Max Roach Quartet" 1953, Debut.
Location: North Carolina, United States of America
Location Born: Pasquotank County, North Carolina, United States of America

MICKEY HAWKS
 
Description: Singer, Pianist, USA
Known For: Remembered for record, "Bip Bop Boom",
Location Born: Thomasville, North Carolina, United States of America

MOMS MABLEY
 
Description: Vocalist, Comedienne. USA
Known For: Charted with "Abraham, Martin and John".
Location Born: Brevard, North Carolina, United States of America

NAPPY BROWN
 
Description: Vocalist, musician, songwriter, USA
Known For: Nappy Brown's final album, Long Time Coming, recorded in May 2007
Location: North Carolina, United States of America
Location Born: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America
Location Died: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America

NINA SIMONE
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Composer, USA
Known For: Known for the hit - "I Put A Spell On You"
Location Born: Tryon, North Carolina, United States of America

NORMAN LUBOFF
 
Description: Pianist, Conductor, Compser, Singer, USA
Known For: Known for the "Norman Luboff Choir"
Location: North Carolina, United States of America
Location Died: Bynum, North Carolina, United States of America

OLIVER
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: GOODMORNING STARSHINE - 1969
Location Born: North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, United States of America

RANDY TRAVIS
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: His debut album "Storms of Life" sold over four million record sales. (Album)
Location Born: Marshville, North Carolina, United States of America

RED PRYSOCK
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
Known For: R&B instrumental, "Wiggles," in 1954.
Location Born: Greensboro, North Carolina, United States of America

RICHARD EDWIN PARIS JR
 
Description: Guitariist, Mandolin, USA
Known For: A member of the Alternative Metal Grunge Band Animal Bag.
Location Born: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America
Location Died: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America

ROBERT MOOG
 
Description: American pioneer of electronic music,
Known For: Inventer of the electronic Synthesiser
Location Died: Ashville, North Carolina, United States of America

ROBERTA FLACK
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Flack is best known for singles such as "Killing Me Softly with His Song" - 1974
Location: North Carolina, United States of America
Location Born: Ashville, North Carolina, United States of America

RONNIE MILSAP
 
Description: Vocalist
Known For: He released his first single, "Total Disaster", in 1963.
Location Born: Robbinsville, North Carolina, United States of America

ROOT BOY SLIM
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Member of punk rock group - "The Sex Change Band"
Location Born: Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America

SHIRLEY OWENS
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Lead singer of "The Shirelles"
Location: North Carolina, United States of America
Location Born: Passaic, North Carolina, United States of America

SONNY WOODS
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Fifties vocalist - The Midnighters initially called The Royals.
Location Born: North Carolina, United States of America

SOUPY SALES
 
Description: Actor, US
Known For: Slapstick, word play, improvisation
Location Born: Franklinton, North Carolina, United States of America

STONEWALL JACKSON
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer,USA
Known For: His most popular song was "Waterloo" in 1959.
Location: North Carolina, United States of America
Location Born: Tabor City, North Carolina, United States of America

THE CALLAHAN BROTHERS
 
Description: Vocal Duo, USA
Known For: Their noted single was "St Louis Blues" - 1941
Location Born: North Carolina, United States of America

THE CORSAIRS
 
Description: Vocal Group
Known For: The Gleems
Location: North Carolina, United States of America

THE FOUR KNIGHTS
 
Description: Vocal group, USA
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America

THE TOYS
 
Description: Vocal trio
Known For: A Lovers Concerto
Location: North Carolina, United States of America

TIM CASHION
 
Description: Keyboardist, USA
Known For: Member of classic-rock band Grand Funk Railroad.
Location Born: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America

TONY BROWN (RECORD PRODUCER)
 
Description: Record Producer, USA
Known For: Pianist for Elvis Presley.
Location: North Carolina, United States of America
Location Born: Greensboro, North Carolina, United States of America

TORI AMOS
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: In September 2006 the release of the five-disc box set "A Piano" The Collection, celebrating Amos
Location Born: Newton,, North Carolina, United States of America

WOLFMAN JACK
 
Description: American DJ, USA
Known For: The gravelly voice
Location Died: Belvidere, North Carolina, United States of America

WOODY SHAW
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
Location: Laurinburg, North Carolina, United States of America

 
 
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