Most Famous Musician Born the Year You Were Born

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1930
> Musician: Ray Charles
> Birthday: September 23, 1930
> Spotify followers: 1.4 million
> Birthplace: Albany, GA
> Runner-up: Don Ho

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1931
> Musician: Sam Cooke
> Birthday: January 22, 1931
> Spotify followers: 0.9 million
> Birthplace: Clarksdale, MS
> Runner-up: Brook Benton

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1932
> Musician: Johnny Cash
> Birthday: February 26, 1932
> Spotify followers: 3.5 million
> Birthplace: Kingsland, AR
> Runner-up: Petula Clark

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1933
> Musician: James Brown
> Birthday: May 3, 1933
> Spotify followers: 1.4 million
> Birthplace: Barnwell, SC
> Runner-up: Willie Nelson

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1934
> Musician: Frankie Valli
> Birthday: May 3, 1934
> Spotify followers: 0.3 million
> Birthplace: Newark, NJ
> Runner-up: Johnnie Taylor

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1935
> Musician: Elvis Presley
> Birthday: January 8, 1935
> Spotify followers: 3.4 million
> Birthplace: Tupelo, MS
> Runner-up: Johnny Mathis

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1936
> Musician: Glen Campbell
> Birthday: April 22, 1936
> Spotify followers: 0.2 million
> Birthplace: Billstown, AR
> Runner-up: Roy Orbison

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1937
> Musician: Roberta Flack
> Birthday: February 10, 1937
> Spotify followers: 0.4 million
> Birthplace: Black Mountain, NC
> Runner-up: Nancy Wilson

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1938
> Musician: Kenny Rogers
> Birthday: August 21, 1938
> Spotify followers: 0.9 million
> Birthplace: Houston, TX
> Runner-up: Gordon Lightfoot

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1939
> Musician: Marvin Gaye
> Birthday: April 2, 1939
> Spotify followers: 3.0 million
> Birthplace: Washington, DC
> Runner-up: Tina Turner