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1. Elvis Presley Elvis Presley Actor, Love Me Tender Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935 in East Tupelo, Mississippi, to Gladys Presley (née Gladys Love Smith) and Vernon Presley (Vernon Elvis Presley). He had a twin brother who was stillborn. In September 1948, Elvis and his parents moved to Memphis, Tennessee where he attended Humes High School...
2. Isaac Hayes Isaac Hayes Soundtrack, Kill Bill: Vol. 1 Isaac Hayes was the second-born child of Isaac Sr. and Eula Hayes, but was raised by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Willie Wade Sr. The child of a poor family, he grew up picking cotton in Covington, Tennessee. He dropped out of high school, only to be encouraged later by his former high school teachers to get his diploma...
3. Macon McCalman Macon McCalman Actor, Falling Down
4. Martin Luther King Martin Luther King Thanks, Freedom Writers Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. His father, Martin Luther King Sr., was a pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. His mother was a schoolteacher. For Martin the civil rights movement began one summer in 1935 when he was six years old. Two of his friends did not show up to play ball with him and Martin decided to go looking for them...
5. Nelson Frazier Jr. Nelson Frazier Jr. Actor, WWE Sunday Night Heat
6. Jeff Buckley Jeff Buckley Soundtrack, Vanilla Sky
7. Vernon Presley Vernon Presley Miscellaneous Crew, Elvis on Tour
8. Windlind Smith Windlind Smith Actress, The Chase Windland "Wendy" Smith Rice was the first child of the founder of FedEx, Frederick W. Smith. Her father named FedEx's first plane "Wendy" after her in 1973. She became an accomplished photographer of nature and animals. The movie, "P.S. I love you," was produced by her sister, Molly, in her honor. Windland attended St...
9. Ellis Rabb Ellis Rabb Actor, The Royal Family
10. Jack Lescoulie Jack Lescoulie Actor, Brains & Brawn
11. Shelby Foote Shelby Foote Miscellaneous Crew, The Civil War
12. Don Briscoe Don Briscoe Actor, Dark Shadows
13. Gene Rutherford Gene Rutherford Actor, Will Penny
14. Gladys Presley Gladys Presley Actress, Loving You
15. Sherry Mathis Sherry Mathis Actress, Search for Tomorrow Sherry Ann Mathis began her career on the local stage in Memphis, Tennessee. She went to New York in 1971 and soon made her debut on the Broadway stage in a production of Harold Prince's "A Little Night Music". She subsequently appeared as "Liza Sentell" on the Search for Tomorrow soap opera for seven years...
16. Wilbur 'Hi-Fi' White Wilbur 'Hi-Fi' White Actor, Penitentiary
17. Gail Stone-Stanton Gail Stone-Stanton Actress, Making the Grade Gail Stanton was Playboy's Playmate of the Month for June of 1978. She was also a popular model, making numerous commercials and promotional appearances, including a stint as Miss Michelob Lite in the early 1980s.
18. Jimi Jamison Jimi Jamison Music Department, Spy Game
19. Rufus Thomas Rufus Thomas Soundtrack, War Dogs Born on March 26, 1917, in Cayce, Mississippi, R&B and blues legend Rufus Thomas began his career in the 1930s as a comedian with the Rabbit Foot Minstrels. In the 1940s he was a DJ on Memphis' WDIA radio, one of the few black-owned stations of that time. His talent shows influenced the careers of such R&B greats as Ike Turner...
20. Hugh Allan Hugh Allan Actor, Annapolis
21. Bill Black Bill Black Self, Gene Krupa and His Orchestra
22. R.L. Burnside R.L. Burnside Soundtrack, Get Hard Blues guitarist R.L. Burnside was born in Oxford, Mississippi, in 1926. He learned how to play the guitar while watching Muddy Waters and Mississippi Fred McDowell play at various house parties held around the Mississippi Delta. Later he went out on his own and made the rounds of Delta "juke joints"...
23. Ruby Wilson Ruby Wilson Actress, Black Snake Moan
24. Wayne Emmons Wayne Emmons Actor, The Rainmaker
25. Chris Bell Chris Bell Soundtrack, Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist Chris Bell was born January 12, 1951 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was always a talented artist but began displaying his ability as a writer and guitarist at about 12 years old. After high school Bell became a founding member of possibly the greatest post-Beatles-style rock band that the USA has yet produced...
26. Sam Phillips Sam Phillips Soundtrack, The Outsiders
27. Ivory Joe Hunter Ivory Joe Hunter Soundtrack, Lone Star Born in Weirgate, Texas, in 1914, blues/R&B singer Ivory Joe Hunter is probably most famous for writing and recording the hit "Since I Met You, Baby". He learned to play piano at an early age and by his mid-teens was performing in the Beaumont, Texas, area. He made some recordings in the 1930s (under...
28. Arthur Lee Arthur Lee Soundtrack, Point Break
29. Luther Perkins Luther Perkins Actor, The Exotic Ones
30. Albert King Albert King Soundtrack, Star Trek Into Darkness
31. Al Jackson Jr. Al Jackson Jr. Soundtrack, Pulp Fiction
32. Alex Plasschaert Alex Plasschaert Stunts, Batman Forever
33. D'Army Bailey D'Army Bailey Actor, The People vs. Larry Flynt A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Bailey enrolled in college at Southern University, where he joined other students in protest demonstrations against segregation in Baton Rouge. Consequently, he was expelled because of his involvement and finished his undergraduate studies at Clark University in Worcester...
34. Madge West Madge West Actress, The McLean Stevenson Show
35. Grace Duffie Boylan Grace Duffie Boylan Writer, A Rumor of Angels Grace Duffie Boylan was on 9 February, 1861, at Kalamazoo, Michigan, one of eleven children born to Phelix K. and Juliette Duffie. Her father, who had emigrated from Ireland, owned the Dollar House Hotel in Kalamazoo. During the American Civil War he served for eighteen months as a Captain in the 19th Michigan Infantry...
36. Jay Reatard Jay Reatard Soundtrack, New Garage Explosion: In Love with These Times
37. Lucile Doan Ewing Lucile Doan Ewing Actress, My Dog Skip Lucile Doan Ewing was a life-long resident of Memphis, Tennessee. In 1951 she founded the Memphis Children's Theatre, which allowed children to write, produce, direct and act on stage. She continued to oversee the troupe until her retirement in 1976. She was featured in several films, various television commercials and stage plays during her career.
38. Marguerite Piazza Marguerite Piazza Self, Dream Girl of '67
39. Vester Presley Vester Presley Self, Elvis Presley - Die frühen Jahre
40. Bob Vosse Bob Vosse Director, Debbie Duz Dishes
41. Wendy Rene Wendy Rene Soundtrack, Lucky Number Slevin
42. Bobby Bland Bobby Bland Soundtrack, The Fugitive
43. Furry Lewis Furry Lewis Soundtrack, Mississippi Grind Born in Mississippi, Walter "Furry" Lewis was one of the original Delta Bluesmen. A contemporary of Robert Johnson, Lewis specialized in slide guitar. He has multiple recordings that can be easily be found. Furry lost his leg while trying to jump a freight train.
44. Charles 'Skip' Pitts Charles 'Skip' Pitts Music Department, Black Snake Moan
45. Richard Crowe Richard Crowe Actor, Great Balls of Fire!
46. Jim Dickinson Jim Dickinson Music Department, Streets of Fire
47. John Malloy John Malloy Actor, Raw Deal
48. Booker T. Laury Booker T. Laury Actor, Deep Blues
49. George Nichopoulos George Nichopoulos Self, The Burger & the King: The Life & Cuisine of Elvis Presley
50. Charlie Feathers Charlie Feathers Soundtrack, Kill Bill: Vol. 1
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