Reverend Al Green (b. April 13, 1946) is an American gospel and soul music singer who enjoyed great popularity in the early and mid 1970s. ...more on Wikipedia about "Al Green (musician)"
Amy Lynn Lee (born December 13 1981 in Riverside, California) is an American singer and songwriter. She founded the band Evanescence with Ben Moody. The two met at a youth camp when Lee was playing Meat Loaf's " I'd Do Anything for Love (but I Won't Do That)" on the piano. ...more on Wikipedia about "Amy Lee"
Ben Moody II, born in Little Rock, Arkansas on January 22, 1980. From 1996 to October of 2003, he was the lead guitarist for the rock band Evanescence, a band that he formed while in high school with Amy Lee. He is present on the albums Evanescence EP, Sound Asleep EP, Origin, and the band's major label debut, Fallen. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ben Moody"
Boomfancy was a DIY punk band with members from Little Rock, Arkansas and New York, New York. The band formed in May 2000 as Anna Newell and Mike Lierly began practicing as a two-piece, writing songs tentatively for their band Soophie Nun Squad. Natalja Kent, a college mate of Lierly and Nate Powell's from School of Visual Arts, met them in Little Rock with the intent of starting a band in her four-day visit. Kent and Powell joined the two-piece, along with friend Jenny Holt, played two shows without a band name, and recorded a four-song demo. ...more on Wikipedia about "Boomfancy"
Ho-Hum is the name of a music band, formed by brothers Lenny and Rod Bryan from Arkansas. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ho-Hum"
James Corbitt Morris ( 20 June, 1907 - July 12, 1998) – better known as Jimmy Driftwood or Jimmie Driftwood – was a prolific United States folk songwriter and musician, most famous for his songs The Battle of New Orleans and Tennessee Stud. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jimmy Driftwood"
John R. Cash ( February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was a vastly influential American country music singer, guitarist and songwriter. ...more on Wikipedia about "Johnny Cash"
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Living Sacrifice is a death/ thrash metal band that formed in 1989 in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. They later switched their style to metalcore and are considered one of the most influential bands in the Christian metal scene. ...more on Wikipedia about "Living Sacrifice"
Luther Allison ( August 17, 1939– August 12, 1997) was an American blues guitarist. He was born in Widener, Arkansas and moved with his family, at age 13, to Chicago, Illinois in 1952. He had taught himself guitar while in Arkansas and began listening to blues extensively. Three years later he began hanging outside blues clubs with the hopes of being invited to perform. He played with Howlin' Wolf's band and backed up James Cotton. His big break came in 1957 when Muddy Waters invited Allison to the stage. He worked the club circut throughout the late 1950s and early 1960s and recorded his first single in 1965. Allison was signed to the Delmark Records label in fall 1967 and the following year his debut album Love Me Mama was released. He performed a stellar, show stopping, set at the 1969 Ann Arbor Blues Festival and was invited to the next three consecutive festivals. He also toured nation-wide and, in 1972, was signed to Motown Records, one of the few blues artists to do so. By the mid 1970s he began touring Europe, enjoyed the warm reception by the crowds and moved to France in 1977. He wouldn't return to the United States for another 15 years. Allison was known for his strong showmanship, ten minute long guitar solos and crowd walking with an extra long cord attached to his Gibson Les Paul. ...more on Wikipedia about "Luther Allison"
Soophie Nun Squad (often shortened by fans to simply Soophie or abreviated SNS) is a punk rock band from North Little Rock, Arkansas known for their unusually jubilant stage performances which typically include costumes, puppet shows, and a large amount of crowd participation with a heavy DIY tone. The number of members varies from 7 to 12, but always includes a bass guitar player, a drummer, a guitarist and at least three lead singers. They are also known for bizarre song structures and topics, such as "Donkey Call" in which the singers proclaim they are giving up automobiles in favor of riding donkeys and encourage audience members to do the same and give their "Donkey Call", or make the sound of a donkey, loudly. ...more on Wikipedia about "Soophie Nun Squad"
Springgun was an old school punk rock band from central Arkansas. Through the band's five year run, they went through many line up changes until nearly everyone in the central Arkansas scene had played with them incluiding Skeeter Thompson, former bassist for the DC band Scream. They managed to record one album, "Springgun, The Band That Won't Die" before calling it quits in 2003. ...more on Wikipedia about "Springgun"
The Browns were an American family singing group from Sparkman, Arkansas made up of Jim Ed Brown; and his sisters, Maxine Brown and Bonnie Brown. ...more on Wikipedia about "The Browns"
Tommy Cash ( 1940–) is a brother of Johnny Cash . Tommy was born in Arkansas, one of seven children in his family, and eight years after his brother Johnny. He formed his first band in high school and enlisted in the Army after graduation. He deejayed for American Forces Radio Network. After the Army, Tommy played with Hank Williams Jr., and later gained a record deal from Musicor in 1965. A year later he joined United Artists and just missed the Country Top 40 in 1968 with “The Sounds of Goodbye.” In late 1969, while on Epic Records, he delivered his biggest hit, a tune dedicated to JFK, RFK, and Martin Luther King entitled, "Six White Horses.” 1970 saw a pair of Top Ten singles: “One Song Away” and "Rise and Shine", and the Top 20 hit, “I Recall a Gypsy Woman.” Tommy continues to tour the globe. ...more on Wikipedia about "Tommy Cash"
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