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1. Elvis Presley Elvis Presley Soundtrack, 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. Martin Luther King Martin Luther King Self, Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 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...
4. Macon McCalman Macon McCalman Actor, Falling Down
5. Vernon Presley Vernon Presley Self, Elvis on Tour
6. Jeff Buckley Jeff Buckley Soundtrack, Vanilla Sky
7. Shelby Foote Shelby Foote Self, The Cause (1861)
8. Ellis Rabb Ellis Rabb Actor, Enemies
9. Jack Lescoulie Jack Lescoulie Self, Episode #1.1
10. Gladys Presley Gladys Presley Actress, Loving You
11. Gene Rutherford Gene Rutherford Actor, Will Penny
12. 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...
13. Nelson Frazier Jr. Nelson Frazier Jr. Actor, Episode dated 2 October 2007
14. Don Briscoe Don Briscoe Actor, Guiding Light
15. Jimi Jamison Jimi Jamison Soundtrack, Spy Game
16. 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...
17. 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...
18. Vester Presley Vester Presley Self, Elvis Presley - Die frühen Jahre
19. Wilbur 'Hi-Fi' White Wilbur 'Hi-Fi' White Actor, Penitentiary
20. Rufus Thomas Rufus Thomas Soundtrack, Mystery Train 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...
21. John Malloy John Malloy Actor, Raw Deal
22. Luther Perkins Luther Perkins Self, Johnny Cash Singing at His Best
23. 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"...
24. Bobby Bland Bobby Bland Soundtrack, The Fugitive
25. Wayne Emmons Wayne Emmons Actor, The Rainmaker
26. Alex Plasschaert Alex Plasschaert Stunts, Batman Forever
27. Albert King Albert King Soundtrack, Star Trek Into Darkness
28. 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.
29. Sam Phillips Sam Phillips Soundtrack, The Last Waltz
30. Dan Henderson Dan Henderson Writer, Annabelle's Wish
31. Charlie Feathers Charlie Feathers Soundtrack, Kill Bill: Vol. 1
32. Adrian Rogers Adrian Rogers Self, Love Worth Finding
33. Bob Vosse Bob Vosse Director, Debbie Duz Dishes
34. Arthur Lee Arthur Lee Soundtrack, Point Break
35. Wendy Rene Wendy Rene Soundtrack, Lucky Number Slevin
36. Al Jackson Jr. Al Jackson Jr. Soundtrack, Pulp Fiction
37. Bill Black Bill Black Self, Gene Krupa and His Orchestra
38. Charles 'Skip' Pitts Charles 'Skip' Pitts Music Department, Black Snake Moan
39. Hugh Allan Hugh Allan Actor, Annapolis
40. Chris Schadrack Chris Schadrack Actor, The People vs. Larry Flynt
41. Tandi Iman Dupree Tandi Iman Dupree Self, Black America
42. Marguerite Piazza Marguerite Piazza Self, The Marguerite Piazza Show
43. Furry Lewis Furry Lewis Soundtrack, This Is Elvis 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. 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...
45. Gene Delmont Gene Delmont Actor, The Prince of Broadway
46. Bukka White Bukka White Soundtrack, Life
47. Henry Busse Henry Busse Soundtrack, The English Patient Songwriter ("Hot Lips", "Wang Wang Blues"), conductor, composer, and trumpeter in the Paul Whiteman orchestra between 1918-1928. He then formed his own orchestra, appearing in night clubs, radio, and dance halls. He made many records, and did many concert tours in he USA and Europe. Joining ASCAP in 1946...
48. Little Milton Little Milton Soundtrack, Ride Along
49. Terdell Middleton Terdell Middleton Self, New England Patriots vs. Green Bay Packers
50. Charles Washburn Charles Washburn Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Sounder
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