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Mahalia Jackson MP (1911 - 1972)


Find a Grave Birth: c. Oct. 26, 1911 New Orleans Orleans Parish Louisiana, USADeath: Jan. 27, 1972 Evergreen Park Cook County Illinois, USAGospel performer and singer who had a powerful and expressiv...

8/7/2016 8/7/2016

Elvis Presley MP (1935 - 1977)

"Big E", "Big El", "Elvis the Pelvis", "The Hillbilly Cat", "The King", "The King of Rock 'n' Roll", "Alan (code name at Graceland)", "The Chief", "Crazy Tiger Man", "Mr. Dynamite", "Memphis Flash", "E.P.", "Tiger (Karate name)", "The Atomic Powered Singer", "Elvis", "Elvis Aaron P..."

Elvis Aaron Presley , in the humblest of circumstances, was born to Vernon and Gladys Presley in a two-room house in Tupelo, Mississippi on January 8, 1935. His twin brother, Jessie Garon, was stillbor...

2/25/2007 8/7/2016

Little Richard MP (1932 - 2020)

Little Richard gifted with the moniker the “Innovator and Architect of Rock and Roll” equally deserves the title as the “Factual”, “King of Rock and Roll”. He was one of the most influential figures in...

8/7/2016 8/7/2016

Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) is an American rock and roll and country music singer-songwriter and pianist. An early pioneer of rock and roll music, Lewis's career faltered after he married his y...

10/8/2011 8/7/2016

Fats Domino MP (1928 - 2017)

"Fats Domino", "Tit Frère"

A pioneer of rock and roll, Domino is noted for his energetic piano playing and his smoky voice with its New Orleans accent. * Born: February 26, 1928; New Orleans, Louisiana * Also known as: Antoine D...

10/28/2012 8/7/2016

Pete Fountain MP (1930 - 2016)

"Pete Fountain"

Pierre Dewey LaFontaine, Jr. (July 3, 1930 – August 6, 2016), known professionally as Pete Fountain, was an American clarinetist based in New Orleans, Louisiana. He played jazz, Dixieland, pop jazz, ho...

10/18/2009 8/7/2016