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List the celebrities/sports figures who are from your city! At the top of my head:

1) Paul Anka
2) Alanis Morrisette
3) Dan Aykroyd
4) Avril Lavigne (she's from a small town that's close enough ;-))
5) Sandra Oh
6) Margaret Atwood
7) Steve Yzerman
8) Tom Green
9) Lorne Green
10) Rich Little
 

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ummmm.........****, the only person worth a mention is Julia Gillard, and she was born in Wales, grew up in SA, then came here and became a lawyer, then MP, then PM, so she got successful here :)
 

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Michael Moore and Grand Funk Railroad.

God, I failed this test.
 

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I can't wait until Apoc answers this one.........


I mean, any list that starts off with God HAS to be impressive.
 

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* John Alvin, veteran stage, film, television actor
* Sparky Anderson, Baseball Hall of Fame (Sparky's son and my 6th grade boyfriend were best buds; met him several times)
* Robert Altman, Hollywood director
* Eve Arden, actress
* George Ball, Broadway performer
* Wayne Brady, comedian Whose Line is it Anyway?, host of Let's Make a Deal
* Jonathan Brightman, Grammy nominee and founding member of rock group, Buckcherry
* Amanda Bynes, actress, What I Like About You, attended [ABC] High School
* Dennis Blair, comedian and longtime opening act for George Carlin
* Colbie Caillat, singer, "Bubbly"
* Belinda Carlisle, singer, graduated from [XYZ] High School (my alma mater; don't remember her but she was just one year behind me)
* Richard Carpenter, singer and songwriter
* Lacey Chabert, actress in Party of Five and Lost in Space
* Jennifer Neidenbach Chiaverini, author of the Elm Creek Quilts books
* Chicago band members Danny Seraphine and Walter Parazaider (answered their phones when I worked for a local answering service; chatted occasionally [I was a huge fan])
* Dallas Cowboys, used to train in town
* Frances Dee, actress, owned 3,000 acres (12 km2) in the area with husband Joel McCrea
* Tony DeFranco, lead singer of "The DeFranco Family"
* Terry Donahue, UCLA football coach
* Joseph Donia, World Class Thespian
* Giselle Fernandez, television news anchor, TV co-host, attended [XYZ] High School (my alma mater)
* Megan Fox, actress, Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
* Stephen Furst, actor, National Lampoon's Animal House, St. Elsewhere
* Gordon Goodwin, Musician/Composer
* Wayne Gretzky, NHL hockey player (met him several times; worked with him on the auction of the Honus Wagner baseball card)
* Halifax, a pop/punk rock band
* Scott Hamilton, Olympic ice-skating champion
* Phil Hendrie, host of The Phil Hendrie Show
* Marion Jones, track and field, graduated from [ABC] High School
* Jack Kirby, comic book artist, creator of the X-Men (neighbor; was good friends with his daughters)
* Nancy Culp, actress, The Beverly Hillbillies (saw her around town a few times)
* Alan Ladd, actor
* David Lander, actor, best known for playing "Squiggy" in Laverne & Shirley
* Lisa Lavie, singer, songwriter
* Mike Lieberthal, professional baseball player, LA Dodgers
* Anne Lockhart of Battlestar Galactica (daughter of June Lockhart and granddaughter of Gene Lockhart)
* Heather Locklear, actress in Dynasty and Melrose Place, graduated from [XYZ] High School (knew her slightly in high school; she was a dolt)
* Sophia Loren, actress, once owned a ranch in Hidden Valley
* René Machado, retired Ventura County deputy sheriff, Hollywood security consultant, and celebrity bodyguard.
* Virginia Madsen, famous actress
* Matt Malley, Oscar nominated songwriter and founding member of multi-platinum rock group, Counting Crows
* Dean Martin, singer, film actor, member of the Rat Pack
* Virginia Mayo, actress
* Amanda McBroom, Broadway performer (who wrote Bette Midler's hit single, "The Rose")
* Joel McCrea, actor, owned 3,000 acres (12 km2) in the area with wife Frances Dee
* Kevin Mitnick, hacker
* Joe Montana, Hall of Fame NFL quarterback
* Colin Mortensen, cast member on MTV's The Real World
* Tia Mowry, actress
* Ted L. Nancy, author of the Letters from a Nut series
* Nick Nolte, actor (saw him a few times around town)
* Terri Nunn, lead singer of Berlin, 1980s Billboard top ten group
* Brad Penny, pitcher for the Major League Baseball team, San Francisco Giants
* Danny Peterson, Chippendale's pin-up boy of the 1980s (his and my parents were good friends; knew him very well)
* Slim Pickens, actor
* Sam Querrey, professional tennis player, graduated 2006 from Thousand Oaks High School
* Mel Renfro, NFL Dallas Cowboys football player
* Robert Roldan, a dancer and contestant on So You Think You Can Dance
* Denise Richards, actress
* Mickey Rooney, actor
* Kurt Russell, actor, son of actor Bing Russell, was raised in the area, graduated from [ABC] High School (my mom knew his dad; met him a few times)
* Richie Sambora, musician, songwriter
* Mike Scioscia, former MLB catcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, current MLB manager for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
* Tom Selleck, actor (Magnum, P.I.)
* Artie Shaw, composer, bandleader
* Charlie Sheen, actor
* Will Smith, actor/comedian, Men in Black, Enemy of the State and wife Jada Pinkett Smith, actress
* Sylvester Stallone, actor
* Mabel Stark, the late "world's only tiger lady trainer" appeared on What's My Line, promoting Jungleland
* Donna Summer, singer
* Zac Sunderland, yachtsman, at arrival 2009 the youngest sailor to do a solo global circumnavigation
* Abby Sunderland, yachtswoman, attempted a solo global circumnavigation, would have been the youngest ever had she been successful
* Frankie Valli, singer
* Valencia Vas, singer
* Lyle Waggoner of The Carol Burnett Show
* Robert Wagner, actor
* Brooks West, actor, husband of actress Eve Arden
* Cory Williams, aka "Mr. Safety", popular internet personality / TV show host
* Jack Wilson, current MLB shortstop for the Seattle Mariners
* Richard Widmark, actor
* Tiger Woods, PGA professional golfer
* David Wu, Entrepreneur, founder and president of RotoHog.com, a popular fantasy sports website
 
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check your math:
3,000 acres (12 km2)
seemed high so i did the convesrion using 43560 sq ft per acre and backed into km
i get 3.48 sq km (1.609 sq mi)
 

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andrew jackson

no one of any note lately
 

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Born in Calgary

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Bret the Hitman Hart, his brother Owen
Paul Gross
Todd Macfarlane (Spawn fame)

Teagan and Sara Quinn

Evangeline Lilly is from Alberta so close enough
 

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The one that comes to mind right off the bat is Tommy Lee Jones. Mostly because I see him quite often, at the HEB Central Market, at the liquor store I shop at (he buys wine by the case from there) and from time to time he used to frequent my favorite sushi place. He does in fact come off as every bit the grouch he is rumored to be, and in fact I have seen him act quite rude to store clerks, servers and one sushi chef whom will no longer allow him in his establishment. ;)
 

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Notables:

O. J. Simpson
Barry Bonds
Tucker Carlson
The Zodiac Killer
 

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Notable actors and TV personalities

Joan Allen (worked with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company)
Gillian Anderson (born in Chicago but raised in the UK and Michigan, went to college in Chicago)
Ann-Margret (grew up in Fox Lake and Wilmette, Illinois)
Alan Arkin (a founding member of The Second City)
Jennifer Beals
James Belushi (aka Jim Belushi, grew up in Wheaton, Illinois)
John Belushi (grew up in Wheaton, Illinois)
Jack Benny
Karen Black
Lara Flynn Boyle
Billy Campbell
Steve Carell (Second City alum)
Dan Castellaneta (Second City alum)
Stephen Colbert (Second City alum)
Joan Cusack (grew up in Evanston, Illinois)
John Cusack (grew up in Evanston, Illinois)
Andy Dick (grew up in Joliet, Illinois)
Rachel Dratch (Second City alum)
Michael Clarke Duncan
Dennis Farina
Chris Farley (lived in the John Hancock Center)
Tina Fey (Second City alum)
Miss Foozie
Harrison Ford
Dennis Franz
Jeff Garlin (grew up in Chicago, was once roommates with Conan O'Brien in Chicago)
Jami Gertz
Kathy Griffin
Brad Hall
Daryl Hannah
Barbara Harris (born in Evanston)
Sean Hayes (grew up in Glen Ellyn, Illinois)
Marilu Henner (grew up in Chicago)
Charlton Heston (born in Evanston and grew up in Wilmette, Illinois)
Jennifer Hudson (born and raised in Chicago)
Rock Hudson (grew up in Winnetka, Illinois)
Bonnie Hunt (grew up in Chicago)
Laura Innes (went to Northwestern University, worked in Chicago theater)
Jenny Jones (taped her TV show in Chicago)
Michael Jordan
Karyn Kupcinet (daughter of Chicago columnist Irv Kupcinet)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (attended Northwestern University, was an improv performer in Chicago at ETC on Howard Street before moving to New York for Saturday Night Live)
Bernie Mac (grew up in Chicago)
Michael Madsen (grew up in Evanston)
Virginia Madsen (grew up in the north suburbs)
John Mahoney (settled in Chicago)
Karl Malden
John Malkovich (co-founded the Steppenwolf Theatre Company)
Joe Mantegna (born in Chicago, grew up in Cicero, Illinois, worked with the Organic Theatre Company in Chicago)
Greg Mathis (aka Judge Mathis, whose TV show is taped in Chicago)
Marlee Matlin
Jenny McCarthy (grew up in the South Side)
Tim Meadows (Second City alum)
Laurie Metcalf (began her career as a cast member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company)
Megan Mullally (worked in Chicago theater for six years after dropping out from Northwestern University)
Bill Murray (grew up in Wilmette, Illinois)
Brian Doyle Murray (grew up in Wilmette, Illinois)
Ajay Naidu (grew up in Evanston, Illinois)
Bob Newhart
Conan O'Brien (lived in Wrigleyville in the summer of 1988)
Chris O'Donnell (grew up in Winnetka, Illinois)
Adam Pearce (aka "Scrap Iron" Pearce - pro wrestler, grew up in Waukegan, trained in Chicago)
William Petersen (grew up in Evanston, Illinois)
Jeremy Piven (grew up in Evanston, Illinois)
Amy Poehler (worked with Tina Fey in Chicago, still works with the Upright Citizens Brigade, which moved to New York in 1996)
Harold Ramis (grew up in Chicago)
John C. Reilly
Denise Richards (grew up in Downers Grove, Illinois)
Andy Richter (grew up in Yorkville, Illinois; worked with several improv groups in Chicago)
Joan Rivers (performed briefly with Second City)
Michael Rooker
Pat Sajak (grew up in Chicago)
Fred Savage (lived in Glencoe, Illinois in his childhood years)
Randy Savage (grew up in Downers Grove, Illinois)
David Schwimmer (co-founded the Lookingglass Theatre Company)
Amy Sedaris (Second City alum)
Gary Sinise (grew up in Highland Park, Illinois)
Jerry Springer (part-time resident of Chicago whose TV show is taped in that city)
Michael Stoyanov (Second City alum)
Mr. T (grew up in the Robert Taylor Homes and lived in Lake Forest, Illinois)
Vince Vaughn (grew up in Buffalo Grove and Lake Forest, Illinois)
Stephnie Weir (Second City alum)
Michael T. Weiss (grew up in Northbrook, Illinois)
George Wendt (grew up in Chicago)
Pete Wentz
Fred Willard (Second City alum)
Oprah Winfrey (lives in Chicago and Santa Barbara County, California; owns property in Maui, Hawaii)
Billy Zane

[edit] Notable musicians

Emma Abbott, noted opera singer[1]
Muhal Richard Abrams
Gene Ammons
Anastacia (grew up in Chicago and New York)
Fred Anderson
Chuck Berry
Andrew Bird (Multi-instrumentalist, splits time between Elizabeth and Chicago)
Michael Bloomfield
Bobby Broom
Ari Brown
Jerry Butler
Paul Butterfield
John Campbell (jazz pianist)
Neko Case (moved to Chicago from Seattle)
Gene Chandler
Jodie Christian
Freddy Cole
Nat "King" Cole
Common, originally Common Sense
Sam Cooke
Billy Corgan
Orbert Davis
Ron Dewar
Lee DeWyze (born and raised in Mount Prospect, Illinois-Singer/Songwriter and winner of American Idol, Season 9)
Bo Diddley
Willie Dixon
Kurt Elling
Lupe Fiasco
Bud Freeman
Von Freeman
Benny Goodman
Steve Goodman
Johnny Griffin
Buddy Guy
Herbie Hancock
Donny Hathaway
Big Walter Horton
Janet Jackson (born & raised for the first 3 years of her life in Gary, Indiana)
Michael Jackson (entertainer) (born & raised in Gary, Indiana)
Little Walter Jacobs
Ahmad Jamal
Joseph Jarman
Henry Johnson
Adam Jones (grew up in Libertyville, Illinois)
Clifford Jordan
Al Jourgensen (moved to Chicago)
Lucy Kaplansky (grew up in the South Side)
R. Kelly, (born 1967 in Chicago)
Chaka Khan
Gene Krupa
Major Lance
Ramsey Lewis
Ludacris
Ray Manzarek of The Doors (born and raised on Chicago's southside)
Steve McCall
Jimmy McPartland
Steve Miller
Nicole Mitchell
Roscoe Mitchell
Tom Morello (grew up in Libertyville, Illinois)
Ted Nugent (grew up in Arlington Heights, Illinois)
Liz Phair (grew up in Winnetka, Illinois and lived in Wicker Park)
Art Porter
Lou Rawls
Jimmy Reed (Chicago blues musician)
Minnie Riperton
Steve Rodby
William Russo
Henry Threadgill
Mel Torme
Twista
Eddie Vedder (lived in Evanston, Illinois in his childhood years)
Jon Walker (born 1985 in Chicago, former bassist of Panic! at the Disco)
Wilbur Ware
Muddy Waters (Chicago blues musician)
Paul Wertico
Kanye West (grew up in Chicago)
Maurice White (founder of Earth, Wind & Fire)
Ed Wilkerson
Deniece Williams (born & raised in Gary, Indiana)
John Young (pianist)
Yung Berg (born 1985 in Chicago, rapper artist)

[edit] Notable musical groups

Alkaline Trio, punk rock band formed in McHenry, Illinois, in 1996
The Buckinghams, rock band formed in Chicago in 1966
Chicago, rock band formed in Chicago in 1967
The Cryan' Shames, pop rock band from Hinsdale, Illinois, changed their name from "The Travelers" in 1966
Fall Out Boy, rock band from Wilmette, Illinois, that formed in 2001
The Flock, Chicago-based jazz-rock band that had their first release in 1969
Homer and Jethro, country music duo, popular from the 1940s through the 1960s on radio and television
The Ides of March, rock band from Berwyn, Illinois, formed in 1964 as "The Shon-Dels"
The Impressions, R&B group formed in Chicago in 1958 as "The Roosters"
Local H, rock band from Chicago
Plain White T's, pop rock band formed in Villa Park, Illinois, in 1997
Rise Against, punk rock band formed in Chicago in 1999
Shadows of Knight, rock band from Mount Prospect, Illinois, formed in 1964 as "The Shadows"
Siegel-Schwall Band, blues band from Chicago, formed in 1964
Smashing Pumpkins, Alt-Rock band from Chicago
Styx, rock band from Roseland, Chicago, originating in 1961
Wilco, alternative rock band based in Chicago, formed in 1994
Young-Holt Unlimited, soul and jazz instrumental musical ensemble from Chicago, formed in 1966
 
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check your math:

seemed high so i did the convesrion using 43560 sq ft per acre and backed into km
i get 3.48 sq km (1.609 sq mi)

Call me pedantic, but 12 km2 is 144 sq km. Does this affect your calculations?
 

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I can't wait until Apoc answers this one.........


I mean, any list that starts off with God HAS to be impressive.

It's too bad that the only ones I can think of right now are God and Natalie Portman.
 
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Some would give you credit for Jesus, too.
 

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Prince. I know there's more, but that's the only one with any real longevity.
 

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Roy Acuff – country music singer and songwriter; co-founder (with Fred Rose) of the Acuff-Rose publishing house.
Chet Atkins – country guitarist and record producer
Dave Barnes – acoustic singer and songwriter
David Berman – singer/songwriter of Silver Jews
Beeb Birtles – former member of the Little River Band
J. J. Cale – songwriter and musician, best known for writing "After Midnight" and "Cocaine"
Johnny Cash – country music singer and songwriter, known to his fans as "The Man in Black"
June Carter Cash – country music singer and songwriter, wife of Johnny Cash, and member of the A.P. Carter Family.
Billy Ray Cyrus – country music singer, songwriter, and actor
Miley Cyrus – country/pop singer, songwriter. Star of Hannah Montana and daughter of Billy Ray Cyrus
Steve Earle – country music singer and songwriter
Tommy Emmanuel – Native to Australia but lives in Nashville. Guitarist well known for his fingerstyle technique
Lester Flatt – bluegrass pioneer
Ben Folds – singer-songwriter, former frontman of Ben Folds Five
Josh Gracin – country music singer
Amy Grant – singer and songwriter known for strong Christian themes
John Hiatt – songwriter and musician
Emmylou Harris – country music singer, songwriter, and musician
Jimi Hendrix – influential electric guitarist, singer, songwriter, and producer
Trey Hill – Guitarist, Singer/Songwriter, Producer with Jason Michael Carroll, Former member of Platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated band, SONICFLOOd
Faith Hill – country music singer
Harlan Howard – legendary Music Row songwriter
Stix Izza – Singer, song-writer, and producer
Alan Jackson – country music singer and songwriter
Waylon Jennings – country music singer and guitarist
Kings of Leon – Rock musicians
Kris Kristofferson – country music songwriter, singer, and actor
Kimberley Locke – Adult Contemporary Pop/R&B singer
Liam Lynch – musician and co-creator of the television show Sifl and Olly
Loretta Lynn – country singer and songwriter
Chris Marion – member of classic rock's Little River Band
Martina Mcbride – singer and songwriter
Roger Miller – country singer and songwriter
Willie Nelson – guitarist and country singer, member of the outlaw country movement
Aaron Neville – soul singer and member of the Neville Brothers; displaced from his native New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina.
Roy Orbison – rock and roll singer and songwriter
Dolly Parton – country music singer, songwriter, and actress
Johnny PayCheck – country music singer
Kellie Pickler – country music singer and songwriter
Millard Powers - member of Counting Crows, musician, songwriter, producer, and engineer
Tex Ritter – singing cowboy
Earl Scruggs – influential bluegrass banjo player
Ernest Tubb – singer and songwriter, one of the pioneers of country music
Shania Twain – country and pop music singer and songwriter
Carrie Underwood – pop country singer and songwriter
Keith Urban – country musician, pop singer and songwriter
Townes Van Zandt – folk music singer-songwriter
Gillian Welch – contemporary "alt-country" songwriter and singer
Matt Wertz – acoustic singer and songwriter
Jack White – guitarist and lead vocalist of The White Stripes
Hank Williams, Sr. – early county music singer and songwriter
Allen Woody – bassist for the Allman Brothers Band and Gov't Mule
Victor Wooten – virtuoso electric bass guitar player
Tammy Wynette – country singer and songwriter, best known for "Stand By Your Man"
Dwight Yoakam – country musician, songwriter, and actor
Kesha - American pop singer notable for the smash hit TiK ToK
Taylor Swift - country singer and songwriter
Bill Frist – former U.S. Senate Majority Leader
Al Gore – former U.S. Vice President
Andrew Jackson – former U.S. President
James K. Polk – former U.S. President
Fred Thompson – former U.S. Senator

Nashville has a lot of famous people.
 

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Ryan Reynolds, Richard Dean Anderson, Pamela Anderson, Hayden Christensen, Michael J. Fox, Sarah McLachlan, Grace Park (she played 8 on BSG), Jason Priestley...
 

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Ryan Reynolds, Richard Dean Anderson, Pamela Anderson, Hayden Christensen, Michael J. Fox, Sarah McLachlan, Grace Park (she played 8 on BSG), Jason Priestley...
Grace Park..........................mmmmmmmmmmmmmm Boomer. The most skinny woman I have ever found attractive in my life! I understand she has a part in the new Hawaii Five O.
 

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Roy Acuff – country music singer and songwriter; co-founder (with Fred Rose) of the Acuff-Rose publishing house.
Chet Atkins – country guitarist and record producer
Dave Barnes – acoustic singer and songwriter
David Berman – singer/songwriter of Silver Jews
Beeb Birtles – former member of the Little River Band
J. J. Cale – songwriter and musician, best known for writing "After Midnight" and "Cocaine"
Johnny Cash – country music singer and songwriter, known to his fans as "The Man in Black"
June Carter Cash – country music singer and songwriter, wife of Johnny Cash, and member of the A.P. Carter Family.
Billy Ray Cyrus – country music singer, songwriter, and actor
Miley Cyrus – country/pop singer, songwriter. Star of Hannah Montana and daughter of Billy Ray Cyrus
Steve Earle – country music singer and songwriter
Tommy Emmanuel – Native to Australia but lives in Nashville. Guitarist well known for his fingerstyle technique
Lester Flatt – bluegrass pioneer
Ben Folds – singer-songwriter, former frontman of Ben Folds Five
Josh Gracin – country music singer
Amy Grant – singer and songwriter known for strong Christian themes
John Hiatt – songwriter and musician
Emmylou Harris – country music singer, songwriter, and musician
Jimi Hendrix – influential electric guitarist, singer, songwriter, and producer
Trey Hill – Guitarist, Singer/Songwriter, Producer with Jason Michael Carroll, Former member of Platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated band, SONICFLOOd
Faith Hill – country music singer
Harlan Howard – legendary Music Row songwriter
Stix Izza – Singer, song-writer, and producer
Alan Jackson – country music singer and songwriter
Waylon Jennings – country music singer and guitarist
Kings of Leon – Rock musicians
Kris Kristofferson – country music songwriter, singer, and actor
Kimberley Locke – Adult Contemporary Pop/R&B singer
Liam Lynch – musician and co-creator of the television show Sifl and Olly
Loretta Lynn – country singer and songwriter
Chris Marion – member of classic rock's Little River Band
Martina Mcbride – singer and songwriter
Roger Miller – country singer and songwriter
Willie Nelson – guitarist and country singer, member of the outlaw country movement
Aaron Neville – soul singer and member of the Neville Brothers; displaced from his native New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina.
Roy Orbison – rock and roll singer and songwriter
Dolly Parton – country music singer, songwriter, and actress
Johnny PayCheck – country music singer
Kellie Pickler – country music singer and songwriter
Millard Powers - member of Counting Crows, musician, songwriter, producer, and engineer
Tex Ritter – singing cowboy
Earl Scruggs – influential bluegrass banjo player
Ernest Tubb – singer and songwriter, one of the pioneers of country music
Shania Twain – country and pop music singer and songwriter
Carrie Underwood – pop country singer and songwriter
Keith Urban – country musician, pop singer and songwriter
Townes Van Zandt – folk music singer-songwriter
Gillian Welch – contemporary "alt-country" songwriter and singer
Matt Wertz – acoustic singer and songwriter
Jack White – guitarist and lead vocalist of The White Stripes
Hank Williams, Sr. – early county music singer and songwriter
Allen Woody – bassist for the Allman Brothers Band and Gov't Mule
Victor Wooten – virtuoso electric bass guitar player
Tammy Wynette – country singer and songwriter, best known for "Stand By Your Man"
Dwight Yoakam – country musician, songwriter, and actor
Kesha - American pop singer notable for the smash hit TiK ToK
Taylor Swift - country singer and songwriter
Bill Frist – former U.S. Senate Majority Leader
Al Gore – former U.S. Vice President
Andrew Jackson – former U.S. President
James K. Polk – former U.S. President
Fred Thompson – former U.S. Senator

Nashville has a lot of famous people.

But Shania Twain is not from Nashville.
 
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