Artists born in / bands formed in 1955

Artist Active Genre & Styles
Reba McEntire 1970s - 2020s Country, Religious, Contemporary Country, Neo-Traditionalist Country, Country Gospel
Rosanne Cash 1970s - 2020s Country, Pop/Rock, Folk, Contemporary Singer/Songwriter, Contemporary Country, Contemporary Folk, Neo-Traditionalist Country
Bill Laswell 1970s - 2020s Avant-Garde, Ambient, Art Rock, Dark Ambient, Dub, Experimental, Fusion, Modern Creative, Ambient Dub, Worldbeat, Club/Dance, Electronica, Jungle/Drum'n'Bass
Steve Earle 1970s - 2020s Country, Pop/Rock, Folk, Alt-Country, Alternative/Indie Rock, Americana, Contemporary Country, Heartland Rock, New Traditionalist, Roots Rock, Contemporary Singer/Songwriter, Protest Songs
Yo-Yo Ma 1960s - 2020s Classical, Pop/Rock, Chamber Music, Classical Crossover, Concerto
The Coasters 1950s - 2020s R&B, Pop/Rock, Doo Wop, Early R&B, Rock & Roll, Early Pop/Rock
Mad Professor 1970s - 2020s Reggae, Dub, Contemporary Reggae, Dub Poetry, Reggae-Pop, Ambient Dub
The Statler Brothers 1950s - 2000s Country, Religious, Country Gospel, Country-Pop, Gospel, Traditional Country
Steve Roach 1970s - 2020s Electronic, New Age, Avant-Garde, Pop/Rock, Ambient, Progressive Electronic, Space, Techno-Tribal, Avant-Garde Music, Experimental Electronic, Spiritual, Ethnic Fusion, Dark Ambient, Minimalism
Beres Hammond 1970s - 2020s Reggae, R&B, Dancehall, Lovers Rock, Contemporary Reggae, Soul
David Murray 1970s - 2020s Jazz, Avant-Garde Jazz, Experimental Big Band, Free Jazz, Post-Bop, Jazz Instrument, Mainstream Jazz, Modern Creative, Modern Free, Saxophone Jazz
Mary Black 1970s - 2020s International, Folk, Pop/Rock, Contemporary Folk, Celtic, Celtic Folk, Contemporary Celtic, Irish Folk, Traditional Irish Folk
Fred Hersch 1970s - 2020s Jazz, Classical, Piano Jazz, Post-Bop, Standards, Straight-Ahead Jazz, Modern Creative, Jazz Instrument, Film Score
Cassandra Wilson 1980s - 2020s Vocal, Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Free Funk, Standards, Vocal Jazz, Global Jazz, M-Base, Contemporary Jazz Vocals
Thomas Newman 1970s - 2020s Stage & Screen, Classical, Film Score, Original Score, Soundtracks, TV Soundtracks
Ana Gabriel 1970s - 2020s Latin, Pop/Rock, Classical, Mexican Traditions, Ranchera, Dance-Pop, Latin Pop, Vocal Music
Carlene Carter 1970s - 2020s Country, Pop/Rock, Contemporary Country, Neo-Traditionalist Country, New Wave, Roots Rock, Punk/New Wave
Frankie Knuckles 1970s - 2010s Electronic, Club/Dance, Disco, House, Post-Disco
Tish Hinojosa 1960s - 2020s Folk, Latin, Contemporary Folk, Mexican Traditions, Tex-Mex
Diamanda Galás 1970s - 2020s Avant-Garde, Classical, Pop/Rock, Avant-Garde Music, Experimental, No Wave, Punk/New Wave, Film Score, Alternative/Indie Rock
Billy Idol 1970s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Dance-Rock, Hard Rock, Punk, Punk/New Wave, New Wave, Album Rock
Tommy Castro 1980s - 2020s Blues, Pop/Rock, Contemporary Blues, Soul-Blues, Blues-Rock
Eddie Van Halen 1960s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Album Rock, Arena Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Guitar Virtuoso, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Pop-Metal
Steven Wright 1980s - 2020s Comedy/Spoken, Comedy, Standup Comedy
Simon Rattle 1970s - 2020s Classical, Jazz, Orchestral, Symphony, Choral, Opera, Concerto, Big Band
DJ Kool Herc 1970s - 2020s Rap, Old-School Rap
The Del Vikings 1950s - 2010s R&B, Pop/Rock, Doo Wop, Early R&B, Rock & Roll
Kanda Bongo Man 1980s - 2020s International, Jazz, African Traditions, Afro-Pop, Central African, Soukous, Global Jazz
Mulgrew Miller 1970s - 2010s Jazz, Hard Bop, Neo-Bop, Post-Bop, Contemporary Jazz, Jazz Instrument, Modal Music, Piano Jazz, Standards, Straight-Ahead Jazz
Dave Alvin 1970s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Country, Americana, Heartland Rock, Roots Rock, Contemporary Singer/Songwriter, Alternative Country-Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Rock & Roll
Cheikh Lô 1970s - 2020s International, Afro-Pop, Mbalax, West African, African Traditions, Senegalese Music
Ednita Nazario 1960s - 2020s Latin, Pop/Rock, Dance-Pop, Dominican Traditions, Latin Pop, Merengue, Tropical, Salsa
Hamid Drake 1970s - 2020s Jazz, Avant-Garde, Reggae, Avant-Garde Jazz, Free Improvisation, Free Jazz, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Global Jazz, Modern Creative
Emmanuel 1970s - 2020s Latin, Latin Pop, Tropical
Yolandita Monge 1960s - 2020s Latin, Latin Pop
Luka Bloom 1960s - 2020s Folk, Pop/Rock, Alternative Folk, Contemporary Folk, Urban Folk, Contemporary Singer/Songwriter
Arthur Baker 1980s - 2020s Electronic, Pop/Rock, Club/Dance, Electro, Post-Disco, Dance-Rock
Barrence Whitfield 1970s - 2020s R&B, Pop/Rock, Blues, Soul, Rock & Roll
Clive Gregson 1970s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Folk, Contemporary Singer/Songwriter, British Folk, Contemporary Folk
Angela Winbush 1980s - 2020s R&B, Adult Contemporary R&B, Contemporary R&B, Quiet Storm
Joe Morris 1970s - 2020s Jazz, Avant-Garde Jazz, Free Jazz, Post-Bop, Guitar Jazz, Jazz Instrument, Piano Jazz
Wayne Horvitz 1980s - 2020s Jazz, Classical, New Age, Avant-Garde Jazz, Jazz-Funk, Neo-Classical, Modern Creative, Chamber Jazz, Classical Crossover, Jazz Instrument, Piano Jazz, Film Score
Ludovico Einaudi 1970s - 2020s New Age, Stage & Screen, Classical, Neo-Classical, Classical Crossover, Contemporary Instrumental, Soundtracks, Keyboard, Chamber Music
Howard Jones 1980s - 2020s Pop/Rock, New Wave, Synth Pop, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Punk/New Wave, Dance-Rock
Steve Camp 1970s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Religious, CCM, Contemporary Christian, Inspirational, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Gospel, Praise & Worship
Anne Sofie von Otter 1960s - 2020s Classical, Vocal, Vocal Music, Choral, Opera, Traditional Pop, Vocal Pop
Patricia Barber 1980s - 2020s Jazz, Vocal, Contemporary Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Straight-Ahead Jazz, Post-Bop, Cabaret
Rick Braun 1970s - 2020s Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Crossover Jazz, Instrumental Pop, Jazz-Pop, Jazz Instrument, Trumpet Jazz
Tommy Emmanuel 1960s - 2020s Jazz, International, Contemporary Jazz, Finger-Picked Guitar, Smooth Jazz
Sandra Bernhard 1980s - 2020s Comedy/Spoken, Pop/Rock, Electronic, Comedy, Music Comedy, Standup Comedy, Club/Dance