Carole King (born February is an American singer-songwriter and pianist, regarded as one of the most influential female songwriters of the century. One half of a legendary songwriting partnership together with her one-time husband, Gerry Gof
Jerry Reed (1937-2008) Died of Emphysema. He was a Country Music singer, guitarist, songwriter and actor. Co-starred with Burt Reynolds in "Smokey and the Bandit" which he wrote and sang the theme song, "East Bound and Down"".
Grandpa Jones ~ 100% Cherokee ~ Born Louis Marshall Jones in Henderson County, Ky., to sharecroppers, Jones was a singer, banjo picker, song writer and later in life television star on “Hee Haw.” Grandpa Jones was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1978. He never retired and died in 1998.