Alabama Music Hall of Fame in Tuscumbia, Alabama

Alabama's Music Achievers

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MUSIC ACHIEVERS

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ALEX BRADFORD - Bessemer, Alabama

 

PERRY "MULE" BRADFORD- Montgomery, Alabama

 

ROBERT BRADLEY - Evergreen, Alabama

 

BRANDYS- Columbia/Dothan, Alabama

 

TOMMY BRASFIELD - Muscle Shoals, Alabama

 

ROGER BRELAND - Chickasaw, Alabama

 

JERRY BRIDGES- Red Bay, Alabama

 

DAVID BRIGGS- Killen, Alabama

 

JOHN BRIGGS- Killen, Alabama

 

JOE BRITTON - Birmingham, Alabama

 

BROADWAY SOUND STUDIOS - Sheffield, Alabama

 

DWIGHT BROCK - Gadsden/Athens, Alabama

 

JIM BROCK - Fayette County, Alabama

 

BROTHER BONES - Montgomery, Alabama

 

HILLARD BROWN - Birmingham, Alabama

 

MILTON BROWN- Mobile, Alabama

 

TOMMY BROWN - Birmingham, Alabama

 

WILLARD BROWN - Birmingham, Alabama

 

BROWNS FERRY FOUR - Athens, Alabama

 

BILL BRUNNER, JR. - Cullman, Alabama

 

JAMES BRYAN - Mentone, Alabama

 

BEULAH BRYANT - Dayton, Alabama

 

JIMMY BRYANT - Birmingham, Alabama

 

LOUIE BUCK - Bessemer, Alabama

 

MICKEY BUCKINS - Muscle Shoals, Alabama

 

JIMMY BUFFETT- Mobile, Alabama

 

BUDDY BUIE - Dothan, Alabama

 

JAMES BULLARD - Atmore, Alabama

 

CURTIS BURCH - Montgomery, Alabama

 

NORMA BURKHARDT - Montgomery, Alabama

 

COUNTRY BOY EDDIE BURNS- Warrior, Alabama

 

HAPPY HAL BURNS - Birmingham, Alabama

 

CALVIN "MOUSE" BURROUGHS - Mobile, Alabama

 

CHARLIE BURSE- Decatur, Alabama

 

COLONEL CARLTON BUTLER - Tuscaloosa, Alabama

 

BUTLER TWINS - Florence, Alabama

 

GEORGE "WILD CHILD" BUTLER- Autaugaville, Alabama

 

ROBERT BYRNE - Muscle Shoals, Alabama

 

LARRY BYROM - Huntsville, Alabama

 

 


Achiever Style Instrument Worked With Date Of Birth Date Of Death Place Of Birth Home
Bradford, Alex Professor Gospel Vocals, Composer Mahalia Jackson Jan. 23, 1927 Feb. 15, 1978 Bessemer, AL  
Bradford, Perry "Mule" Jazz, Big Band, Blues Vocals, Piano, Producer Mamie Smith Feb. 14, 1893 April 20, 1970 Montgomery, AL  
Bradley, Robert Blues Vocals, Guitar Blackwater Surprise 1950   Evergreen, AL  
Bradys Gospel Group         Columbia, AL
Brandon, Bill R&B Vocals, Drums Trumpet,    1944   Huntsville, AL  
Brant, Beulah Blues Vocals   Feb. 20, 1918   Dayton, AL  
Brantley, Marvin Country Songwriter Mel Tillis July 8, 1939   Bessemer, AL McCalla, AL
Achiever Style Instrument Worked With Date of Birth Date of Death Place of Birth Home
Brasfield, Rod Country Comedian Grand Ole Opry        
Brasfield, Tommy Country Songwriter Ronnie Milsap Oct. 28, 1953 Dec. 14, 1989 Jasper, AL  
Brassfield, John Jazz Trombone Fess Whatley, Pop Williams     Birmingham, AL  
Breland, Roger Gospel Vocals Truth     Chickasaw, AL  
Bremer, Perry Classical Cornet       Montgomery, AL  
Bridges, Charles Gospel Vocals Birmingham Jubilee 1901   Pratt City, AL  
Bridges, Jerry Country Guitar Waylon Jennings     Red Bay, AL  
Briggs, David Rock, Pop, Country Keyboards, Piano Elvis Presley Mar. 16, 1943   Killen, AL  
Briggs, John Country Publisher VP - ASCAP July 7, 1961   Killen, AL  
Achiever Style Instrument Worked With Date of Birth Date of Death Place of Birth Home
Bright Stars Gospel Group         Decatur, AL
Britton, Joseph E. Joe Jazz, Blues, Swing Trombone Jelly Roll, Morton, Rosetta  Nov. 28, 1903 Aug. 12, 1972 Birmingham, AL  
Broadway Sound Studios R&B, Rock Studio Percy Sledge, Clarence Carter       Sheffield, AL
Brock, Dwight Moody Gospel Piano Stamps Quartet 1907   Gadsden, AL  
Brock, Jim Country, Bluegrass Fiddle Bill Monroe, Charlie Louvin 1934   Fayette Co., AL  
Brooks, Clinton Curly Country Vocals Mobile Country Music Assoc. Mar. 16, 1935   Thomasville, AL  
Brooks, Theodore "Ted" Pop, Country Guitar, Banjo Bob Wills, Chet Atkins, Bing Crosby Dec. 17, 1917 April 12, 1974 Bibb County, AL Bibb County, AL
Brother Bones R&ampB Vocals, Bones, Whistling Harlem Globe Trotters Theme Oct. 4, 1902 1974 Birmingham, AL  
Brother Cane Rock Group         Birmingham, AL
Brown, Alexander R&ampB Vocals The Persuaders     Perdue Hill, AL  
Brown, Autumn Gospel Vocals   Sept.14, 1989   Fort Payne, AL Henegar, AL
Brown, Beverly Gospel            
Brown, Charles Jazz, R&B Piano, Songwriter Walter Tarver       Birmingham, AL
Brown, Charlie Bluegrass Fiddle Charlie Brown's Band     Piney Woods, AL  
Achiever Style Instrument Worked With Date of Birth Date of Death Place of Birth Home
Brown, Daryl Gospel            
Brown, Gloria       1959   Montgomery, AL  
Brown, Hillard Jazz, Big Band, Swing Drums Duke Ellington May 12, 1913   Birmingham, AL  
Brown, Johnny Blind Blues Guitar, Harmonica   Oct. 1, 1910   Montgomery, AL  
Brown, Larry Downtown Blues Saxophone, Songwriter       Southeast AL  
Brown, Lenard           Fairfield, AL  
Brown, Millie Gospel            
Brown, Milton Pop Songwriter Clint Eastwood Aug. 4, 1933   Mobile, AL  
Brown, Owen Country, Rock, R&B Bass James Taylor Mar. 27, 1952   Cullman, AL  
Brown, Stephanie Gospel, Country Songwriter          
Achiever Style Instrument Worked With Date of Birth Date of Death Place of Birth Home
Brown, Tommy R&B Vocals Hues Corporation     Birmingham, AL  
Brown, Tracey Gospel            
Brown, Willard S. Jazz Saxophone, Clarinet Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington 1909 July 5, 1967 Birmingham, AL  
Browns Ferry Four Gospel Group See Delmore Brothers        
Bruce, Neely Classical, Sacred Harp Piano       Birmingham, AL  
Brunner, C. William Bill Jr. Marching Band Conductor Bandmasters Hall of Fame 1988 1937   Cullman, AL  
Bryan, Andy Gospel Vocals Morning Star Records       Headland, AL
Bryant, Brooke Country Background Vocals Brenda Lee Kenny Rogers     Coosada, AL  
Bryan, James Country, Folk Fiddle Rising Fawn String Ensemble     Mentone, AL  
Bryant, Beulah Blues Vocals   Feb. 20, 1918 Jan. 29, 1988 Dayton, AL  
Bryant, Jimmy Broadway Vocals, Composer West Side Story 1929   Birmingham, AL  
Bryce, Sherry Country Vocals Mel Tillis May 28, 1946   Haleyville, AL ?Duncanville, AL
Achiever Style Instrument Worked With Date of Birth Date of Death Place of Birth Home
Buck, Gary     Four Guys     Decatur, AL  
Buck, Louie Cousin Country WSM Announcer, Songwriter Grand Ole Opry May 10, 1910   Bessemer, AL  
Buckins, Mickey Rock, Country, Session Musician Percussion, Engineer MSS, Fame Studios       Muscle Shoals, AL
Buffett, Jimmy Rock, Country, Pop Guitar, Vocals   Dec. 25, 1946   Pascogoula, MS Mobile, AL
Buie, Buddy Rock, Pop Vocals, Producer Atlanta Rhythm Section     Dothan, AL  
Bullard, James Gospel Industry Executive Shirley Caesar April 9, 1932   Atmore, AL  
Burbridge, Oteil Rock Bass Allman Brothers       Birmingham, AL
Burch, Curtis Bluegrass, Rock, Folk Dobro, Guitar, Vocals New Grass Revival Jan. 24, 1945   Montgomery, AL  
Burchfield, Vann Jazz, Christian Saxophone Holds Guinness record for longest note ever held on a wind instrument. 47 minutes and 6 seconds. 1963   Birmingham, AL  
Burks, Jo Lynn Pop, Broadway Arranger, Piano Roger Daltrey, Gladys Knight, Temptations     Decatur, AL  
Burgess, Byron Gospel Vocals Stamps Quartet July 11, 1936   Winfield, AL  
Burke, Ralph Gospel Vocals Inheritance     Sand Mountain, AL  
Achiever Style Instrument Worked With Date of Birth Date of Death Place of Birth Home
Burkhardt, Norma Opera Vocals       Montgomery, AL  
Burks, Jo Lynn Broadway Conductor, Piano Hair, Jesus Christ SuperStar 1960   Huntsville, AL  
Burnett, Shawn Country Drums   Jan. 29, 1976   Jasper, AL  
Burns, Eddy "Country Boy" Country Fiddle Happy Hal Burns 1931   Warrior, AL  
Burns, Hal "Happy" Country Vocals Country Boy Eddie July 3, 1906 Oct. 12, 2000 Mule Shoe, TX Birmingham, AL
Burroughs, Calvin Mouse Jazz Drums Red Allen Nov. 21, 1911 Aug. 1, 1950 Mobile, AL  
Burse, Charlie Uke Blues, Jug Band, Country Blues Guitar, Mandolin, Vocals Memphis Jug Band Aug. 25, 1901 Dec. 20, 1965 Decatur, AL  
Burse, Robert Blues, Jug Band, Country Blues Drums Memphis Jug Band Feb. 19, 1891   Sheffield, AL  
Burt, Jim Country Songwriter       Tuscaloosa, AL  
Achiever Style Instrument Worked With Date of Birth Date of Death Place of Birth Home
Burton, Buddy Gospel Vocals Singing Americans       Florence, AL
Burton, Eddie Country/Rock Guitar/Songwriter "The IN" -  Norro Wlison's Band Leader - wrote "Dancing You Memory Away" July 2, 1947   Montgomery, AL Lakeland, FL
Burton, Wayne Buzzin Blues Vocals Bessie Smith 1893   Birmingham, AL  
Busby, Jeremy Scott Country Vocals   1970   St. Stephens, AL  
Butler, Clarence Blues Guitar Butler Twins Jan. 21, 1942 December 22, 2003 Florence, AL Detroit, MI
Butler, Col. Carleton K. Marching Band Conductor Band Masters Hall of Fame 1976 Feb.2, 1907 May 27, 1993 Edinberg, OH Tuscaloosa, AL
Butler, Curtis Blues Vocals, Harmonica Butler Twins Jan. 21, 1942 April 9, 2004 Florence, AL Detroit, MI
Butler, George "Wild Child" Blues Vocals, Harmonica, Guitar   Oct. 1, 1936 March 1

  2005

Autaugaville, AL  
Butler, Jerry "The Iceman" R&B Vocals       Sunflower, MS  
Butler, Joan   Vocals, Songwriter          
Butler, Richard Country, Pop Songwriter, Publisher Anne Murray, Frank DiLeo June 13, 1958   Booneville, MS Florence, AL
Byrne, Patrick Henry Classical Organ   1915 March 1993 Mobile, AL  
Achiever Style Instrument Worked With Date of Birth Date of Death Place of Birth Home
Byrne, Robert Country Songwriter   July 10, 1954  

June 27,

2005

 

Detroit, MI Muscle Shoals, AL
Byrnes, Harold F. Country            
Byrom, Larry Rock, Country, R&B Guitar Steppenwolf, Session Musician Dec. 27, 1948   Huntsville, AL  

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