By: Peggy Campbell April 10, 2017

1-Very recently deceased, Michael J. Fox played with him—well, so to speak.

2-Speaking of Foxx … he played the blind pianist who made “Georgia” a household name.

3-Thank ya … thank ya, very much.  The King.

4-Goodness, Gracious, Great Balls of Fire!  He was described as Rock & Roll’s first great wild man.  They say that when you marry a 13-year old first cousin.  EEK.

5-Lost to music lovers when he died in a plane crash with Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper (who took an ill Waylon Jennings’ seat at the last minute).  A personal favorite of mine for obvious reasons.

6-One of the first “sibling sets” who crooned with a country twist for R&R singers (in fact, they were elected to that genre’s Hall of Fame in 2001), these guys really were not clowns.

7-Known only by a descriptive adjective (not so logical when he grew up) and his first name, this singer had a distinct Gospel background (his parents wouldn’t allow that “devil music” at home) though the lifestyle wouldn’t have indicated thus.

8-Also tragically killed at a young age (33), the King of Soul he had 30 (!) top 40 hits between 1957 and 1964 including one used in a great Witness scene.

9-His first name (Antoine) was replaced by a weighty nickname.  His cover of a 1940s tune Blueberry Hill was a huge hit.

10-His career spanned six decades during which you might say made him feel good—or maybe it was the brand new bag.

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