Oldest Musicians Alive In 2024
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Old musicians and singers still alive in 2024

Ray Anthony #1
He is 102 years 3 months old
Born 20 January 1922

Trumpet player / band leader, former member of the Glenn Miller Orchestra   Read more...

Johnny Pate #2
He is 100 years 4 months 15 days old
Born 5 December 1923

Bassist / arranger (jazz / soul / pop)   Read more...

Jane Morgan #3
She is 99 years 11 months 17 days old
Born 3 May 1924

Singer (traditional pop), who sang in both English and French   Read more...

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Marshall Allen #4
He is 99 years 10 months 26 days old
Born 25 May 1924

Saxophone player (free jazz), played with The Sun Ra Arkestra   Read more...

Roy Haynes #5
He is 99 years 1 month 7 days old
Born 13 March 1925

Drummer, a pioneer of jazz drumming   Read more...

Dick Van Dyke #6
He is 98 years 4 months 7 days old
Born 13 December 1925

Actor, entertainer and singer   Read more...

Gene Barge #7
He is 97 years 8 months 11 days old
Born 9 August 1926

Saxophonist / composer (rhythm and blues / rock and roll)   Read more...

Teddie Chinery #8
She is 96 years 11 months 15 days old
Born 5 May 1927

Singer with close harmony vocal trio The Beverley Sisters   Read more...

Doc Severinsen #9
He is 96 years 9 months 13 days old
Born 7 July 1927

Trumpet player / band leader   Read more...

Cleo Laine #10
She is 96 years 5 months 23 days old
Born 28 October 1927

Singer (jazz / pop), widow of jazz musician John Dankworth   Read more...


Dennis Binder #11
He is 95 years 5 months 2 days old
Born 18 November 1928

Pianist / vocalist (rhythm and blues)   Read more...

Mike Elliott #12
He is 94 years 8 months 14 days old
Born 6 August 1929

Saxophonist with The Foundations   Read more...

Leroy Van Dyke #13
He is 94 years 6 months 16 days old
Born 4 October 1929

Singer (country)   Read more...

Berry Gordy #14
He is 94 years 4 months 23 days old
Born 28 November 1929

Songwriter, and founder of the Motown record label   Read more...

Randy Starr #15
He is 93 years 9 months 18 days old
Born 2 July 1930

Songwriter, who co-wrote songs performed by Elvis Presley in the movies he made in the 1960s   Read more...

Sonny Rollins #16
He is 93 years 7 months 13 days old
Born 7 September 1930

Saxophone player (jazz)   Read more...

Caterina Valente #17
She is 93 years 3 months 6 days old
Born 14 January 1931

Singer / guitar player, a multilingual performer   Read more...

Kenny Burrell #18
He is 92 years 8 months 20 days old
Born 31 July 1931

Guitarist (jazz / blues)   Read more...

Ramblin' Jack Elliott #19
He is 92 years 8 months 19 days old
Born 1 August 1931

Folk singer / songwriter   Read more...

John Perkins #20
He is 92 years 7 months 23 days old
Born 28 August 1931

Vocalist with male quartet The Crew-Cuts   Read more...

Leon Blue #21
He is 92 years 7 months 1 day old
Born 19 September 1931

Pianist, worked with Ike Turner / Albert Collins / BB King   Read more...

Jaye P Morgan #22
She is 92 years 4 months 17 days old
Born 3 December 1931

Singer / entertainer   Read more...

Frankie Miller #23
He is 92 years 4 months 3 days old
Born 17 December 1931

Singer (country)   Read more...

Johnny Thunder #24
He is 91 years 8 months 5 days old
Born 15 August 1932

Singer, who had the 1963 hit song Loop De Loop   Read more...

Don Preston #25
He is 91 years 6 months 30 days old
Born 21 September 1932

Keyboard player (rock / jazz), worked with Frank Zappa   Read more...

Petula Clark #26
She is 91 years 5 months 5 days old
Born 15 November 1932

Singer (pop), notably for the 1964 hit song Downtown   Read more...

Ray Perkins #27
He is 91 years 4 months 27 days old
Born 24 November 1932

Vocalist with male quartet The Crew-Cuts   Read more...

Chad Morgan #28
He is 91 years 2 months 9 days old
Born 11 February 1933

Singer (country and western)   Read more...

Yoko Ono #29
She is 91 years 2 months 2 days old
Born 18 February 1933

Performance artist / vocalist, widow of John Lennon   Read more...

Mike Stoller #30
He is 91 years 1 month 7 days old
Born 13 March 1933

Songwriter with partner Jerry Leiber   Read more...

Quincy Jones #31
He is 91 years 1 month 6 days old
Born 14 March 1933

Producer / songwriter, worked on Michael Jackson's Thriller album   Read more...

Willie Nelson #32
He is 90 years 11 months 22 days old
Born 29 April 1933

Singer / guitar player (country / blues)   Read more...

Tommy Hunt #33
He is 90 years 10 months 2 days old
Born 18 June 1933

Vocalist with rhythm and blues group The Flamingos   Read more...

J J Barrie #34
He is 90 years 9 months 13 days old
Born 7 July 1933

Singer / songwriter, best known for his recording of the country song No Charge in 1976   Read more...

Cissy Houston #35
She is 90 years 6 months 21 days old
Born 30 September 1933

Singer (soul / gospel), mother of singer Whitney Houston   Read more...

Bobby Rush #36
He is 90 years 5 months 10 days old
Born 10 November 1933

Singer (blues / soul)   Read more...

Garnet Mimms #37
He is 90 years 5 months 4 days old
Born 16 November 1933

Singer (rhythm and blues / soul)   Read more...

John Mayall #38
He is 90 years 4 months 22 days old
Born 29 November 1933

Singer / guitar player (blues / rock), founder of John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers   Read more...

Wink Martindale #39
He is 90 years 4 months 16 days old
Born 4 December 1933

Known for his recording of the song Deck Of Cards which was a hit in 1959   Read more...

Ray Walker #40
He is 90 years 1 month 4 days old
Born 16 March 1934

Singer with vocal group The Jordanaires, who sang backing vocals on Elvis Presley recordings   Read more...

Richard Chamberlain #41
He is 90 years 20 days old
Born 31 March 1934

Actor / singer, who had success in the music charts at the beginning of the 1960s   Read more...

Shirley Jones #42
She is 90 years 20 days old
Born 31 March 1934

Singer / actress, cast member of The Partridge Family musical TV show   Read more...

Frankie Valli #43
He is 89 years 11 months 17 days old
Born 3 May 1934

Singer (pop / rock), member of The Four Seasons   Read more...

Jack Ashford #44
He is 89 years 11 months 2 days old
Born 18 May 1934

Percussionist for Motown's in-house session musicians The Funk Brothers   Read more...

Pat Boone #45
He is 89 years 10 months 19 days old
Born 1 June 1934

Singer / actor   Read more...

Ruby Nash #46
She is 89 years 10 months 5 days old
Born 15 June 1934

Singer with Ruby & The Romantics   Read more...

Frank Hamilton #47
He is 89 years 8 months 17 days old
Born 3 August 1934

Folk singer / songwriter, performed with The Weavers   Read more...

Ketty Lester #48
She is 89 years 8 months 4 days old
Born 16 August 1934

Singer / actress, who had a hit song in 1961 with Love Letters   Read more...

June Webb #49
She is 89 years 6 months 29 days old
Born 22 September 1934

Country singer   Read more...

Nana Mouskouri #50
She is 89 years 6 months 7 days old
Born 13 October 1934

Singer (pop / easy listening), multi-lingual performer   Read more...

Sherlie Matthews #51
She is 89 years 5 months 10 days old
Born 10 November 1934

Singer who recorded and performed with the biggest music artists during the 1960s to 1980s   Read more...

Chas McDevitt #52
He is 89 years 4 months 16 days old
Born 4 December 1934

Guitar player, leader of The Chas McDevitt Skiffle Group   Read more...

Nino Tempo #53
He is 89 years 3 months 14 days old
Born 6 January 1935

Singer / saxophonist (pop), performed as a duo with sister April Stevens   Read more...

Carol Kaye #54
She is 89 years 27 days old
Born 24 March 1935

Prolific session bass player during the 60s and 70s, and published bass tutor   Read more...

Herb Alpert #55
He is 89 years 20 days old
Born 31 March 1935

Trumpeter / composer / arranger, known for his Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass recordings   Read more...

Bobby Bare #56
He is 89 years 13 days old
Born 7 April 1935

Singer / songwriter (country)   Read more...

Bobby Vinton #57
He is 89 years 4 days old
Born 16 April 1935

Singer (pop), best known for the 1963 hit song Blue Velvet   Read more...

Don Howard #58
He is 88 years 11 months 9 days old
Born 11 May 1935

Singer / songwriter, who had a hit song in 1952 with Oh Happy Day   Read more...

Joe Melson #59
He is 88 years 11 months 9 days old
Born 11 May 1935

Singer (rockabilly) / songwriter, notably for his collaboration with Roy Orbison   Read more...

Peggy Seeger #60
She is 88 years 10 months 3 days old
Born 17 June 1935

Singer / songwriter (folk)   Read more...

Shirley Collins #61
She is 88 years 9 months 15 days old
Born 5 July 1935

Singer (folk)   Read more...

Jim Dale #62
He is 88 years 8 months 5 days old
Born 15 August 1935

Singer / songwriter / actor   Read more...

Ronnie Dove #63
He is 88 years 7 months 13 days old
Born 7 September 1935

Singer (pop / country)   Read more...

Johnny Mathis #64
He is 88 years 6 months 21 days old
Born 30 September 1935

Singer (pop / easy listening)   Read more...

Julie Andrews #65
She is 88 years 6 months 19 days old
Born 1 October 1935

Actress / singer, notably for her vocal performances in the Mary Poppins / Sound Of Music films   Read more...

Cynthia Strother #66
She is 88 years 6 months 16 days old
Born 4 October 1935

Singer with duo The Bell Sisters   Read more...

Sam Moore #67
He is 88 years 6 months 8 days old
Born 12 October 1935

Singer (soul) with vocal duo Sam And Dave   Read more...

Barry McGuire #68
He is 88 years 6 months 5 days old
Born 15 October 1935

Singer / songwriter (folk / pop) who had the 1965 hit song Eve Of Destruction   Read more...

Sugar Pie DeSanto #69
She is 88 years 6 months 4 days old
Born 16 October 1935

Singer (rhythm and blues)   Read more...

Abdul 'Duke' Fakir #70
He is 88 years 3 months 25 days old
Born 26 December 1935

Singer and founding member of Motown vocal group the Four Tops   Read more...

Clarence Carter #71
He is 88 years 3 months 6 days old
Born 14 January 1936

Singer (soul / R&B)   Read more...

Doug Kershaw #72
He is 88 years 2 months 27 days old
Born 24 January 1936

Fiddle player / singer (country)   Read more...

John Leyton #73
He is 88 years 2 months 3 days old
Born 17 February 1936

Actor / singer   Read more...

Jess Conrad #74
He is 88 years 1 month 27 days old
Born 24 February 1936

Actor / singer   Read more...

Engelbert Humperdinck #75
He is 87 years 11 months 18 days old
Born 2 May 1936

Singer (pop / easy listening)   Read more...

James Darren #76
He is 87 years 10 months 12 days old
Born 8 June 1936

Actor / singer   Read more...

Kris Kristofferson #77
He is 87 years 9 months 29 days old
Born 22 June 1936

Singer / songwriter (country)   Read more...

Verne Allison #78
He is 87 years 9 months 29 days old
Born 22 June 1936

Singer with vocal group The Dells   Read more...

Buddy Guy #79
He is 87 years 8 months 21 days old
Born 30 July 1936

Singer / guitarist (blues)   Read more...

Dickey Lee #80
He is 87 years 6 months 30 days old
Born 21 September 1936

Singer / songwriter (pop / country)   Read more...

Bruce Belland #81
He is 87 years 5 months 29 days old
Born 22 October 1936

Lead vocalist with male quartet The Four Preps   Read more...

Bill Wyman #82
He is 87 years 5 months 27 days old
Born 24 October 1936

Bass player with the Rolling Stones   Read more...

Freddy Cannon #83
He is 87 years 4 months 16 days old
Born 4 December 1936

Singer (rock and roll)   Read more...

Tommy Steele #84
He is 87 years 4 months 3 days old
Born 17 December 1936

Singer (rock and roll) / actor   Read more...

William Stevenson #85
He is 87 years 3 months 16 days old
Born 4 January 1937

Songwriter and producer for the Motown group of record labels   Read more...

Shirley Bassey #86
She is 87 years 3 months 12 days old
Born 8 January 1937

Singer (pop), known for the James Bond theme songs Goldfinger / Diamonds Are Forever   Read more...

Jeanne Pruett #87
She is 87 years 2 months 21 days old
Born 30 January 1937

Country singer   Read more...

Roberta Flack #88
She is 87 years 2 months 10 days old
Born 10 February 1937

Singer, who had the 1973 hit song Killing Me Softly With His Song   Read more...

Michael McGill #89
He is 87 years 2 months 3 days old
Born 17 February 1937

Singer with vocal group The Dells   Read more...

Don Randi #90
He is 87 years 1 month 26 days old
Born 25 February 1937

Keyboard player / session musician with The Wrecking Crew   Read more...

Sam the Sham #91
He is 87 years 1 month 14 days old
Born 6 March 1937

Singer (rock and roll) who had the 1965 hit song Wooly Bully   Read more...

Tommy Hunter #92
He is 87 years 1 month old
Born 20 March 1937

Country singer   Read more...

Sonny Curtis #93
He is 86 years 11 months 11 days old
Born 9 May 1937

Singer / guitarist with The Crickets   Read more...

Vic Flick #94
He is 86 years 11 months 6 days old
Born 14 May 1937

Session guitarist (pop / film score), played the iconic guitar riff in the James Bond Theme   Read more...

Irmin Schmidt #95
He is 86 years 10 months 22 days old
Born 29 May 1937

Keyboard player with experimental rock band Can   Read more...

Eddie Floyd #96
He is 86 years 9 months 26 days old
Born 25 June 1937

Singer (soul)   Read more...

David Palmer #97
He is 86 years 9 months 18 days old
Born 2 July 1937

Keyboardist, played with Jethro Tull   Read more...

Gene Chandler #98
He is 86 years 9 months 14 days old
Born 6 July 1937

Singer (rhythm and blues / soul)   Read more...

Garth Hudson #99
He is 86 years 8 months 18 days old
Born 2 August 1937

Keyboard player with The Band   Read more...

Clem Cattini #100
He is 86 years 8 months old
Born 20 August 1937

Drummer / prolific session musician, member of Johnny Kidd And The Pirates / The Tornados   Read more...