In 1954 Ed Andrews was the New York Yankees' first Negro League pitcher. Unfortunately Andrews never panned out as expected or he and not Elston Howard would have been the first black player in team history.
Folk Singer/Songwriter - Woodstock Diamonds & Rust, The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (The Band cover), There But For Fortune (Phil Ochs cover), Farewell Angelina, Joe Hill, Love Is Just a Four-Letter Word, We Shall Overcome (gospel). Activist
American Singer,Composer and Actor born 1927.'Banana Boat Song','Island in the Sun','Coconut Woman','Hava Naghila','Angelina','Come Back Liza','Cotton Fields like Home','Matilda','Try to Remember', 'Jump In The Line'
Singer/'The Triplets of Belleville'/French-born vocalist based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She has a deep, contralto singing voice, sometimes referred to as 'masculine', which has been compared to that of Shirley Bassey. Lives in Canada
English Female Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Dancer And Musician (1981- ). Movie - 'Repo! The Genetic Opera' (2008), '1st Night' (2010). Broadway Musical - 'The Phantom of the Opera' (1986-1988), 'The Pirates of Penzance ' (1982), 'Cats' (1981)
Comedian & Actor: The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show, Six of a Kind, International House, A Damsel in Distress, The Sunshine Boys, Oh God!, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Going in Style, 18 Again!, Radioland Murders, The Sunshine Boys (1975)
German ww2 ME262 pilot born 1924. Was never in the Wehrmacht; author - The last of the few: An Me.262 Pilot remembers, flew the buckner 181, 131, fw 44, ar 66, f-13, w33, w34, ju86, ju88, ju52, me110, me210, me40, me262, klemm 35, sg38, kranich
Joanna Klepko (born 25 June 1983 in Szczecin), known by her stage name Cleo, is a Polish singer. She represented Poland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark along with Donatan with the song 'My S?owianie'
WWII - Mine Platoon of the Anti-Tank Company, 69th Infantry Division, 271st Regiment. First combat at the 'Siegfried Line' in February 1945; crossed the Rhine on March 27, 1945; arrived at the KZ Buchenwald one day after its liberation
English folk and rock drummer/percussionist, best known for having performed with the backing band for Cat Stevens in the 1970s, Jethro Tull during the 1980s, and currently a member of Fairport Convention as well as his side projects
Director/actor/writer 'Return to Tarawa: The Leon Cooper Story' 'Random Passage'/4 years Naval officer in WW2. Landing craft officer-Boat Group Commander for my ship-landing assault troops on the beaches of six Japanese island strongholds
Published American folk singer & son of a Green Beret, He started singing in college before enlisting in Army in 1976. Continued performing throughout his service, & after retiring from active duty in 1990, began full-time musical career
U.S. Air Force brigadier general (Ret.)& author 'Around the World with LBJ: My Wild Ride As Air Force One Pilot', White House Aide, & Personal Confidant/Military aide & chief Air Force One pilot under President Lyndon B. Johnson
Author;'Just A Kid, A Guard at the Nuremberg Trials' 18 years old when drafted in 1944, into infantry. Found himself standing guard over Nazi war criminals, & watched as atrocities were described in detail throughout the Nuremberg Trails
singer/songwriter, one of the Top 100 selling artists of all-time - I'm A Believer, Love On The Rocks, Heartlight, Kentucky Woman, Cherry, Cherry, Solitary Man, Red, Red Wine, Sweet Caroline, Cracklin' Rosie, America, Brooklyn Roads, September Morn
R&B Singer - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, Killing Me Softly With His Song, Feel Like Makin' Love, The Closer I Get To You, Where Is The Love, Tonight I Celebrate My Love, Making Love, Set The Night To Music. Songwriter
Singer/Songwriter; member of The Mamas & The Papas from Jun-Aug 1966 after John fired Michelle. Girlfriend of Jan Berry (Jan & Dean) 1959-1966. Cowrote When Its Over & You Really Know How To Hurt A Guy. First solo recording 'It's As Easy As 1,2,3' (1964)
American folk music singer-songwriter, Prolific writer, Wrote 'City of New Orleans,' popular by Arlo Guthrie & Willie Nelson, for which Won his 1st Grammy Award posthumously in 1985, his 2nd Grammy awarded in 1988 for Unfinished Business
Actress - The Slime People, Pajama Party, Ride The Wild Surf, City Under The Sea, Dr. Goldfoot & The Bikini Machine, The Ghost In The Invisible Bikini (title role). Wife of A.I.P. president James H. Nicholson from 1964 until his death in 1972
Singer/Songwriter - wrote the Glen Campbell song, Gentle On My Mind. A regular performer on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour & The Johnny Cash Show. He recorded more than 30 albums. One-man band
Singer/Songwriter: Me & Bobby McGee, For The Good Times, Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down // Actor: A Star Is Born, Blade, Convoy, Cisco Pike, Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid, Semi-Tough, Limbo, Rollover, Heaven's Gate, Payback, Fire Down Below
Pop Singer - That Lucky Old Sun, Mule Train, High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me), I Believe, Moonlight Gambler, The Cry Of The Wild Goose, That's My Desire, Jezebel, Jealousy, Shine, Hey Good Lookin', Tell Me A Story, Hey Joe!, Granada, You Gave Me A Mountain