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Ewan MacColl -- b.1/25/1915 d.10/22/1989 (74)
Songwriter, Folk Singer, Scotish

Warner Mack -- b.4/5/1938
Songwriter, Country Singer
Names/Places: RN: Warner McPherson
Misc: years active 1957-1977

Uncle Dave Macon -- b.10/7/1870 d.3/22/1952 (81)
Banjoist, Country Singer
Names/Places: NN:King of the Hillbillies or The Dixie Dewdrop
Misc: the first Grand Ole Opry singing star

Rose Maddox -- b.12/15/1926 d.4/15/1998 (71)
Country Singer

Martie Maguire -- b.10/12/1969
Songwriter, Fiddler, Country Singer
Names/Places: RN:Martie Eleanor Erwin and Martie Seidel
Group Names: Dixie Chicks, Courtyard Hounds

Michael Mahler -- b.8/7/1961
Country Musician
Group Names: Wild Horses

Joseph E. "J.E." Mainer -- b.7/20/1898 N.S. d.6/2/1971 N.S. (72)
Fiddler, Country Singer

Natalie Maines -- b.10/14/1974 N.S.
Country Singer
Group Names: Dixie Chicks

Charlie Major -- b.12/31/1956
Country Singer, Canadian

Raul Malo -- b.8/7/1965
Music Producer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Country Singer
Group Names: The Mavericks

Barbara Ann Mandrell -- b.12/25/1948
Soap Actress, Variety Show Hostess, Multi-instrumentalist, Country Singer, Beauty Pagent Winner
Names/Places: b. in Houston, TX; Ilene and Louise's sister
Misc: Miss Oceanside
TV Shows: Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters

Irlene Mandrell -- b.1/29/1956
Actress, Drummer, Country Singer, Model
Names/Places: b. in Houston, TX; Barbara & Louise's sister
Misc: Singer?
TV Shows: Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters, Hee Haw

Louise Mandrell -- b.7/13/1954
Country Singer
Names/Places: Barbara & Irlene's sister, born in Corpus Christi, TX
TV Shows: Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters

Jay Dee Maness -- b.1/4/1945
Country Singer, Country-Rock Singer
Group Names: Desert Rose Band

Matt Mangano -- b.5/12/1976
Country Bassist
Group Names: The Zac Brown Band

Joe Maphis -- b.5/12/1921 d.6/27/1986 (65)
Country Guitarist
Names/Places: NN:King of the Strings

Rose Lee Maphis -- b.12/29/1922
Country Singer

Chris Marion -- b.1/8/1962
Country Performer
Group Names: Little River Band

Maddie Marlow -- b.7/7/1995
Country Singer
Group Names: Maddie and Tae

Gerry Marsden -- b.9/24/1942
Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist, English
Names/Places: b. in Liverpool; RFN:Gerard
Group Names: Gerry & the Pacemakers (lead)

Benny Martin -- b.5/8/1928 d.3/13/2001 (72)
Fiddler, Country Singer

Brad Martin -- b.5/3/1973
Country Singer

Grady Martin -- b.1/17/1929 d.12/3/2001 (72)
Guitarist, Country Musician
Misc: specialized in country music and rockabilly, a member of the Nashville A-Team.

Greg Martin -- b.3/31/1953
Country Singer
Group Names: Kentucky Headhunters

Jimmy Martin -- b.8/10/1927 d.5/14/2005 (77)
Singer/Guitarist, Bandleader, Bluegrass Performer

Leland Martin -- b.2/20/1957
Country Singer

Mario Martin -- b.3/30/????
Country Performer

Michael Martin -- b.1/26/1983
Country Singer
Group Names: Marshall Dyllon

Paul Martin -- b.3/23/1978
Country Singer
Group Names: Marshall Dyllon

Paul Martin -- b.12/22/1963
Country Singer
Misc: b. 1962?
Group Names: Exile

Brent Mason -- b.7/13/1959
Songwriter, Country Guitarist
Group Names: sessionist

Mila Mason -- b.8/22/1963
Country Singer

Neil Mason -- b.12/7/1981 N.S.
Country Drummer
Group Names: The Cadillac Three

Brad Mates -- b.7/31/1978
Country Singer
Group Names: Emerson Drive

Country Johnny Mathis -- b.9/28/1933 d.9/27/2011 (77)
Songwriter, Country Singer

Dave Mattacks -- b.3/13/1948
Folk Musician, English
Group Names: The Albion Band, Fairport Convention

Kathy Mattea -- b.6/21/1959
Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist
Misc: PRON:muh-TAY-uh

Ian Matthews -- b.6/16/1946
Songwriter, Folk Singer/Guitarist, English
Names/Places: RLN:McDonald
Group Names: Fairport Convention, Matthews Southern Comfort, soloist

Neal Matthews Jr. -- b.10/26/1929 d.4/21/2000 (70)
Country Performer
Group Names: Jordanaires

Jimmy Mattingly -- b.8/18/1962
Bluegrass Performer

Brad Maule -- b.10/11/1951
Actor, Producer, Country Singer
TV Shows: General Hospital, Passions, Young and the Restless, 7th Heaven (as George Smith)

Mac McAnally -- b.7/15/1957
Music Producer, Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: RFMN:Lyman Corbitt Jr.

Shane McAnally -- b.10/12/1974
Songwriter, Country Singer

Leon McAuliffe -- b.1/3/1917 d.8/20/1988 (71)
Guitarist, Country Performer
Misc: one of the first country musicians to use an electric steel guitar

Martina McBride -- b.7/29/1966
Music Producer, Songwriter, Country Singer

Terry McBride -- b.9/16/1958
Songwriter, Bassist, Country Singer

C. W. McCall -- b.11/15/1928 N.S.
Songwriter, Country Singer
Names/Places: b. in Audubon, IA; RN:Bill Fries, aka William Fries
Misc: some say b. Nov 28 or 1929
Song Titles: Convoy, Old Home, Filler Up, Keep On Truckin' Cafe

Gary Allan McCann -- b.12/5/1967
Country Singer
Song Titles: Man to Man, Get Off on the Pain, Nothing on the Radio

Lila McCann -- b.12/4/1981
Country Singer

Jennifer McCarter -- b.3/7/1964
Country Singer/Guitarist

Lisa McCarter -- b.11/21/1966
Country Performer

Teresa McCarter -- b.11/21/1966
Country Performer

Cody McCarver -- b.8/14/1968 N.S.
Country Musician
Group Names: Confederate Railroad

Ralph McCauley -- b.2/19/1964
Country Musician
Group Names: Wild Horses

Charly McClain -- b.3/26/1956
Country Singer
Names/Places: RFMN:Charlotte Denise
Song Titles: Who's Cheatin' Who, Sleepin' With the Radio On, Radio Heart

O. B. McClinton -- b.4/25/1942 d.9/23/1987 (45)
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Country Performer

Brian McComas -- b.5/23/1972
Country Singer

Maureen McCormick -- b.8/5/1956
TV/Movie Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer, Country Singer
Names/Places: MN:Denise
TV Shows: The Brady Bunch (as Marcia Brady), The Brady Brides (as Marcia Logan), The Brady Kids, The Brady Bunch Variety Hour, Passions (as Rebecca Hotchkiss 2000), Teen Angel

Randy McCormick -- b.7/12/1952
Songwriter, Keyboardist, Country Musician

Del McCoury -- b.2/1/1939
Bluegrass Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: The Del McCoury Band

Charlie McCoy -- b.3/28/1941
Multi-instrumentalist, Harmonicaist, Country Singer
Misc: sessioned for Bob Dylan, Quincy Jones, Waylon Jennings, and B.J. Thomas
Group Names: Area Code 615
TV Shows: Hee Haw (musical director)

Neal McCoy -- b.7/30/1958
Country Singer

Mindy McCready -- b.11/30/1975 d.2/17/2013 (37)
Country Performer

Rich McCready -- b.2/9/1970
Country Performer

Scotty McCreery -- b.10/9/1993
Country Singer
Song Titles: I Love You This Big, The Trouble With Girls
Album Titles: Clear as Day
TV Shows: American Idol (winner)

Ed McCurdy -- b.1/11/1919 d.3/23/2000 (81)
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Folk Performer

Chris McDaniel -- b.2/4/1965 N.S.
Keyboardist, Country Performer
Group Names: Confederate Railroad

Mel McDaniel -- b.9/6/1942 d.3/31/2011 (68)
Country Singer

"Country" Joe McDonald -- b.1/1/1942
Composer/Songwriter, Bandleader, Folk Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Country Joe and the Fish (lead)
Song Titles: The 'F' Cheer

Richie McDonald -- b.2/6/1962
Country Singer
Group Names: Lonestar

Chris McDowell -- b.9/30/1977
Pop Singer, Country Singer
Group Names: Six Shooters

Ronnie McDowell -- b.3/26/1950
Actor, Songwriter, Country Singer
Misc: Elvis Presley imitator
Song Titles: The King Is Gone

Ronnie Dean McDowell -- b.8/21/1978
Pop Singer, Country Singer
Group Names: Six Shooters

Smilin' Jay McDowell -- b.6/11/1969
Country Performer
Names/Places: RFMN:Jay Michael

Pake McEntire -- b.6/23/1953
Country Singer

Reba McEntire -- b.3/28/1955
TV/Movie Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer, Songwriter, Country Singer
Names/Places: b. in Chockie, Oklahoma
Misc: some say b. in 1954
TV Shows: Reba (as Reba Hart)
Movie Titles: The Little Rascals (1994), Tremors, Charlotte's Web (2006), One Night at McCool's

Anna McGarrigle -- b.12/4/1944
Songwriter, Folk Singer, Canadian

Kate McGarrigle -- b.2/6/1946 d.1/18/2010 (63)
Songwriter, Singer, Folk Performer, Canadian
Names/Places: mother of Rufus and Martha Wainwright, ex-wife of Loudon Wainwright III

Kirk McGee -- b.11/4/1899 d.10/24/1983 (83)
Singer, Banjoist, Country Performer

Sam McGee -- b.5/1/1894 d.8/21/1975 (81)
Fiddler, Country Singer
Group Names: Uncle Dave Macon's troupe

Wes McGhee -- b.10/26/1948 N.S.
Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist

Tim McGraw -- b.5/1/1967
Actor, Songwriter, Country Singer
Names/Places: Tug's son, Faith Hill's hubby
Song Titles: Don't Take the Girl, Indian Outlaw, It's Your Love, Just to See You Smile, Live Like You Were Dying, "I Like It, I Love It", When The Stars Go Blue, My Little Girl, Something Like That, Last Dollar (Fly Away), I Need You, If You're Reading This, Southern Voice, Felt Good on My Lips, Better Than I Used To Be, Truck Yeah, One of Those Nights, Highway Don't CAre
Album Titles: Not a Moment Too Soon, All I Want, Everywhere, A Place in the Sun, Set This Circus Down, Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors, Live Like You Were Dying, Let It Go, Southern Voice, Emotional Traffic, Two Lanes of Freedom, Sundown Heaven Town, Damn Country Music
Movie Titles: Friday Night Lights

Mark McGuinn -- b.8/19/1968
Songwriter, Country Singer

Barry McGuire -- b.10/15/1935
Stage Actor, Songwriter, Gospel Singer, Folk Singer
Names/Places: b. in Oklahoma City
Misc: some say b. 1937
Group Names: The New Christy Minstrels, soloist
Song Titles: Eve of Destruction, Hair

Mike McGuire -- b.12/28/1958
Country Drummer
Names/Places: Teresa Blake's hubby
Group Names: Shenandoah

Michael McKean -- b.10/17/1947 N.S.
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Folk Singer, Rockabilly Singer
Group Names: Lenny & the Squigtones (lead), The Folksmen (as Jerry Palter)
Song Titles: Night After Night (a song about two nights in a row)
TV Shows: Laverne & Shirley (as Lenny Kosnowski aka Kolowski), Grand (as Tom), Saturday Night Live
Movie Titles: This Is Spinal Tap (as David St. Hubbins), A Mighty Wind

Maria McKee -- b.8/17/1964
Songwriter, Guitarist, Pop Singer, Country Singer
Group Names: Lone Justice lead, soloist

Lori McKenna -- b.12/22/1968
Songwriter, Country Singer, Folk Singer

Clayton "Pappy" McMichen -- b.1/26/1900 d.1/1/1970 (69)
Fiddler, Country Performer

Katie McNeill -- b.9/29/1982
Country Singer
Group Names: 3 of Hearts

Bob McNett -- b.10/16/1925 d.6/21/1995 (69)
Guitarist, Country Performer
Group Names: Drifting Cowboys

Jesse McReynolds -- b.7/9/1929
Mandolin, Bluegrass Singer
Group Names: Jim & Jesse

Jim McReynolds -- b.2/13/1927 d.12/31/2002 (75)
Folk Singer/Guitarist, Bluegrass Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Jim & Jesse

Josh McSwain -- b.4/4/1975 N.S.
Country Guitarist
Group Names: Parmalee

Ralph McTell -- b.12/3/1944
Composer/Songwriter, Folk Singer/Guitarist, English

Chuck Mead -- b.12/22/1960
Country Performer
Group Names: BR5-49

Ken Meeker -- b.3/31/1957
Actor, Songwriter, Country Singer

Scott Meeks -- b.1/10/1973
Country Performer

Mike Melancon -- b.8/13/1978
Country Singer
Group Names: Emerson Drive

Ken Mellons -- b.7/10/1965
Country Singer
Misc: correct month is July 10 according to his publicist
Song Titles: Jukebox Junkie
Album Titles: Ken Mellons, Where Forever Begins, The Best of Ken Mellons, Sweet

Tift Merritt -- b.1/8/1975
Songwriter, Musician, Country Singer

Jo Dee Messina -- b.8/25/1970
Country Performer

Augie Meyer -- b.5/31/1940
Record Company Owner, Music Producer, Songwriter, Keyboardist, Pianist, Country Singer
Group Names: The Sir Douglas Quintet, The Texas Tornados

Billy T. Midnight -- b.10/9/1966
Country Performer

Bill Miller -- b.1/23/1955
Songwriter, Country Performer

Bob Miller -- b.9/20/1895 d.8/26/1955 (59)
Songwriter, Country Singer

Buddy Miller -- b.9/6/1952
Music Producer, Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist

Emmett Miller -- b.2/2/1900 d.3/29/1962 (62)
Country Singer

Frankie Miller -- b.12/17/1931
Country Singer

Julie Miller -- b.7/12/1956
Songwriter, Country Singer

Lee Thomas Miller -- b.9/6/1968 N.S.
Country Music Songwriter

Mark Miller -- b.10/25/1958
Country Singer
Group Names: Sawyer Brown

Ned Miller -- b.4/12/1925 d.3/18/2016 N.S. (90)
Songwriter, Country Singer
Names/Places: RFN:Henry

Roger Miller -- b.1/2/1936 d.10/25/1992 (56)
Humorist, Composer, Songwriter, Country Singer, Country Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Ft. Worth, TX
Misc: Broadway composer; in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame
Song Titles: Dang Me, King of the Road, You Can't Rollerskate in a Buffalo Herd

Rusty Milner -- b.6/2/1958
Country Performer
Group Names: Marshall Tucker Band

Shane Minor -- b.5/3/1968
Country Singer

Joey Miskulin -- b.1/6/1949
Music Producer, Accordionist, Country Musician
Names/Places: aka Joey, the CowPolka King
Group Names: Riders in the Sky

Beverley Mitchell -- b.1/22/1981
Actress, Country Singer
Song Titles: Angel
Album Titles: Beverly Mitchell
TV Shows: Seventh Heaven (as Lucy Camden)
Movie Titles: Saw II, The Crow: City of Angels, Right on Track

Chad Mitchell -- b.12/5/1936
Folk Singer
Group Names: The Chad Mitchell Trio (lead)

Joni Mitchell -- b.11/7/1943 N.S.
Artist, Composer/Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Pianist, Folk Performer, Canadian
Names/Places: b. Alberta; RN:Roberta Joan Anderson
Song Titles: You Turn Me On I'm a Radio, Help Me, Free Man in Paris, Big Yellow Taxi
Album Titles: Blue, For the Roses, Court and Spark, The Hissing of Summer Lawns, Hejira, Don Juan's Reckless Daughter, Mingue

Marty Mitchell -- b.9/24/1969
Country Drummer
Group Names: Ricochet

Priscilla Mitchell -- b.9/18/1941 d.9/24/2014 N.S. (73)
Country Singer

Waddie Mitchell -- b.8/22/1950
Country Performer

Billy Mize -- b.4/29/1929 d.10/28/2017 N.S. (88)
TV Host, Songwriter, Guitarist, Bandleader, Country Singer

Leon Mobley -- b.2/27/1961 N.S.
Percussionist, Folk Performer, Rock & Roll Drummer, Reggae Performer
Group Names: Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals
TV Shows: Zoom (1973)

Bob Moffatt -- b.3/8/1984
Country Performer
Group Names: the Moffatts

Clint Moffatt -- b.3/8/1984
Country Performer
Group Names: the Moffatts

Dave Moffatt -- b.3/8/1984
Country Performer
Group Names: the Moffatts

Scott Moffatt -- b.3/30/1983
Country Singer/Guitarist, Canadian
Group Names: the Moffatts

Bruce Moffet -- b.10/18/1952
Country Performer

Ashley Monroe -- b.9/10/1986
Songwriter, Country Singer
Group Names: Pistol Annies

Bill Monroe -- b.9/13/1911 d.9/9/1996 (84)
Songwriter, Banjoist, Mandolin, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Rosine, KY; RN:William Smith Monroe; NN:Father of Bluegrass Music
Misc: combined fast-picking mandolin, banjo and guitar with a "high lonesome" singing style to create the distinctly American sound known as bluegrass, probably the biggest influence in music in general.

Charlie Monroe -- b.7/4/1903 d.9/27/1975 (72)
Country Guitarist
Names/Places: Bill's brother

Billy Montana -- b.9/28/1959
Country Performer

Patsy Montana -- b.10/30/1908 d.5/3/1996 (87)
Songwriter, Yodeler, Country Singer, Country Guitarist
Names/Places: RN:Ruby Blevins; NN:Queen of Country Western Music
Song Titles: I Want To Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart

Eddie Montgomery -- b.9/30/1963
Country Singer

John Michael Montgomery -- b.1/20/1965
Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist

Melba Montgomery -- b.10/14/1938
Actress, Country Singer
Misc: AP says b. 1937

Clyde Moody -- b.9/19/1915 d.4/7/1989 (73)
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Country Performer
Names/Places: NN:The Hillbilly Jazz King

Shay Mooney -- b.12/27/1991
Country Singer
Group Names: Dan and Shay

Bob Moore -- b.11/30/1932
Songwriter, Bassist, Country Singer
Misc: backed Roy Orbison, Elvis Presley, Red Foley, and others

Christy Moore -- b.5/7/1945
Songwriter, Folk Singer/Guitarist, Irish

Justin Moore -- b.3/30/1984
Songwriter, Country Singer
Song Titles: Small Town USA, If Heaven Wasn't So Far Away
Album Titles: Outlaws Like Me, Off the Beaten Path

Kip Moore -- b.4/1/1980 N.S.
Country Singer
Song Titles: Something 'Bout a Truck
Album Titles: Up All Night

Merrill Moore -- b.9/26/1923 d.6/14/2000 (76)
Pianist, Bandleader, Country Singer
Misc: Boogie-Woogie style that helped to influence rockabilly music

Tiny Moore -- b.5/12/1920 d.12/15/1987 (67)
Country Mandolin
Group Names: Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys

Allison Moorer -- b.6/21/1972
Country Singer
Names/Places: Shelby Lynne's sister

John Moreland -- b.6/22/1985 N.S.
Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist
Misc: Americana style

Craig Morgan -- b.7/17/1964
Songwriter, Country Singer

George Morgan -- b.6/28/1924 d.7/7/1975 (51)
Songwriter, Pop Crooner, Country Singer
Names/Places: Lorrie's dad

Lorrie Morgan -- b.6/27/1959
Actress, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: Keith Whitley's widow, Sammy Kershaw's wife

Misty Morgan -- b.5/23/1945
Songwriter, Keyboardist, Country Singer
Group Names: Jack Blanchard and Misty Morgan
Song Titles: Tennessee Bird Walk, Humphrey the Camel
Album Titles: Birds of a Feather, Two Sides of Jack and Misty

Craig Morris -- b.10/16/????
Country Performer

Gary Morris -- b.12/7/1948
TV Actor, Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist
TV Shows: The Colbys (as Wayne Masterson)

Maren Morris -- b.4/10/1990 N.S.
Country Singer
Song Titles: My Church

Bob Morrison -- b.6/8/1942 N.S.
Songwriter, Country Musician
Misc: He wrote Johnny Lee's "Lookin' For Love," Kenny Rogers' "You Decorated My Life," Conway Twitty's "Don't Call Him A Cowboy" and Gary Morris' "The Love She Found In Me," among others

Shayne Morrison -- b.1/13/1966
Country Performer

Cory Morrow -- b.5/1/1972
Songwriter, Country Singer

Scott "Cactus" Moser -- b.5/3/1957 N.S.
Drummer, Country Singer
Group Names: Highway 101

Dude Mowrey -- b.2/10/1972
Country Performer

Moon Mullican -- b.3/29/1909 d.1/1/1967 (57)
Pianist, Bandleader, Country Singer
Names/Places: FN:Aubrey; NN:King of the Hillbilly Piano Players
Misc: Boogie-Woogie style; some say b. Mar 27

Paul "Moon" Mullins -- b.9/24/1936 N.S. d.8/3/2008 N.S. (71)
Bassist, Fiddler, Mandolin, Country Guitarist

Marcus Mumford -- b.1/31/1987
Folk Performer, Rock & Roll Musician
Group Names: Mumford and Sons

Michael Martin Murphey -- b.3/14/1945
TV/Movie Actor, Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist

David Lee Murphy -- b.1/7/1959
Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist

Roger Murrah -- b.11/20/1946
Songwriter, Country Musician
Misc: wrote songs for Alabama, Oak Ridge Boys, and Alan Jackson.

Steve Murray -- b.7/6/1964
Country Performer

Kacey Musgraves -- b.8/21/1988 N.S.
Songwriter, Country Singer

Frank Myers -- b.7/3/1957
Music Producer, Songwriter, Country Singer

Mike Myerson -- b.5/9/1971
Country Musician
Group Names: Heartland

Danny Myrick -- b.8/3/????
Country Performer

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