THE MOST FAMOUS MUSICIAN OF ALL TIME FROM EVERY STATE

(Yahoo.com) Every state lays claim to at least one famous musician. Yahoo looked at each artist's popularity, awards, and record sales to compile this list.

  • Alabama: Hank Williams
  • Alaska: Jewel
  • Arizona: Linda Ronstadt
  • Arkansas: Johnny Cash
  • California: Jerry Garcia
  • Colorado: John Denver
  • Connecticut: John Mayer
  • Delaware: George Thorogood
  • Florida: Tom Petty
  • Georgia: James Brown
  • Hawaii: Israel "Iz" Kamakawiwo'ole
  • Idaho: Nikki Sixx
  • Illinois: Miles Davis
  • Indiana: Michael Jackson
  • Iowa: Glenn Miller
  • Kansas: Melissa Etheridge
  • Kentucky: Jim James
  • Louisiana: Louis Armstrong
  • Maine: Ray Lamontagne
  • Maryland: Frank Zappa
  • Massachusetts: James Taylor
  • Michigan: Stevie Wonder
  • Minnesota: Prince
  • Mississippi: Elvis Presley
  • Missouri: Chuck Berry
  • Montana: Jeff Ament
  • Nebraska: Conor Oberst
  • Nevada: Brandon Flowers
  • New Hampshire: Ronnie James Dio
  • New Jersey: Frank Sinatra
  • New Mexico: Demi Lovato
  • New York: Tony Bennett
  • North Carolina: John Coltrane
  • North Dakota: Wiz Khalifa
  • Ohio: Dean Martin
  • Oklahoma: Garth Brooks
  • Oregon: Esperanza Spalding
  • Pennsylvania: Billie Holiday
  • Rhode Island: AraabMuzik
  • South Carolina: Darius Rucker
  • South Dakota: Shawn Colvin
  • Tennessee: Dolly Parton
  • Texas: Willie Nelson
  • Utah: David Archuleta
  • Vermont: Trey Anastasio
  • Virginia: Ella Fitzgerald
  • Washington: Jimi Hendrix
  • Washington Dc: Marvin Gaye
  • West Virginia: Brad Paisley
  • Wisconsin: Justin Vernon (Bon Iver)
  • Wyoming: Scott Avett

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