Music Makers Encyclopedia: T


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Billy Tabbert


Younger Than Springtime (from South Pacific, 1949)


Tag Team

Song(s):
Whoomp! There It Is (1993)


Take That

Song(s):
Could It Be Magic (1992)
Pray (1993)
Back for Good (1995)
Patience (2006)
Shine (2007)
Rule the World (2007)

Album(s):
Never Forget – The Ultimate Collection (compilation, 2005)
Beautiful World (2006)


Talking Heads

Alternative/experimental rock band based out of New York City, NY. Each member did a lot of production work for other artists. Weymouth and Frantz also worked in Tom Tom Club and Gorillaz together.

Active: 1974-91 Members: David Byrne (v/g: 74-91), Jerry Harrison (k/g: 77-91), husband-wife team Tina Weymouth (b: 74-91) and Chris Frantz (d: 74-91)

Song(s):
Psycho Killer (1977)
Life During Wartime (1979)
Cross-Eyed and Painless (1980)
Once in a Lifetime (1981)
Burning Down the House (1983)

Album(s):
77 (1977)
More Songs about Buildings and Food (1978)
Fear of Music (1979)
Remain in Light (1980)
Speaking in Tongues (1983)
Stop Making Sense (live soundtrack, 1983)
Little Creatures (1985)


Talk Talk

Album(s):

Song(s):
It’s My Life (1984)
Spirit of Eden (1988)


Thomas Tallis

Album(s):
Spem in Alium, Motel for 40 Voices (1570)


Shel Talmy

Producer born Sheldon Talmy on 8/11/1937 in Chicago, IL. Worked with the Who and The Kinks.


Tame Impala

Song(s):
Let It Happen (2015)

Album(s):
Currents (2015)


Tampa Red

Blues musician born Hudson Woodbridge (but known as Hudson Whitaker) on 1/8/1904 in Smithville, GA. Died 3/19/1981.


Richard Tandy

Rock keyboardist with Electric Light Orchestra.


Tangerine Dream

Album(s):
Phaedra (1974)


Elmo Tanner

Song(s):
Heartaches (1947) – see Ted Weems


Gid Tanner & His Skillet Lickers

Song(s):
Down Yonder (1934)


A Taste of Honey

Song(s):
Boogie Oogie Oogie (1978)


Mabel Wilson Tatro

Song(s):
The Suncook Town Tragedy (1930)


Art Tatum

Jazz pianist born Arthur Tatum, Jr. on 10/13/1909 in Toledo, OH. Died 11/5/1956. Has been called the greatest pianist in jazz history, admired even by classical virtuosos. Blind most of his life.

Song(s):
Tea for Two (1939)
Sweet Lorraine (1940)

Album(s):
The Genius of Art Tatum, Vols. 1-13 (1955)


Bernie Taupin

Pop songwriter born Bernard John Taupin on 5/22/1950 in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England. Most noted as Elton John’s regular writing partner (“Your Song”, “Candle in the Wind”).


Billy Taylor

Jazz pianist born William Taylor on 7/24/1921 in Greenville, NC. Died 12/28/2010.


Chip Taylor


Eddie Taylor

Blues guitarist born Edward Taylor on 1/29/1923 in Benoit, MI. Died 12/25/1985.


Hound Dog Taylor

Blues guitarist born Theodore Roosevelt Taylor on 4/12/1915 in Natchez, MI. Died 12/17/1975.

Album(s):
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers (1971)


Irene Taylor

Songs(s):
Willow Weep for Me (1932) – see Paul Whiteman


James Taylor

Pop/folk/adult contemporary singer/songwriter born James Vernon Taylor on 3/12/1948 in Boston, MA.

Song(s):
Fire and Rain (1970)
You’ve Got a Friend (1971)

Album(s):
Sweet Baby James (1970)
Greatest Hits (compilation: 1970-76, released 1976)
Hourglass (1997)


Johnnie Taylor

R&B singer (“Disco Lady") born Johnnie Harrison Taylor on 5/5/1937 in Crawforsville, AR. Died 5/31/2000.


Koko Taylor

Blues singer born Cora Anna Walton on 9/28/1928 in Shelby County, TN. Died 6/3/2009.


Mick Taylor


Roger Taylor

Rock drummer and songwriter with Queen. Born Roger Meddows Taylor on 7/26/1949 in King’s Lynn, Norfolk, England.


Austen Tayshun

Song(s):
Australiana (1983)


Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky

Russian classical composer (The Nutcracker, Swan Lake) born 5/7/1840 in Votkinsk, Russia. Died 11/6/1893.

Album(s):
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor (1874)
Swan Lake (ballet, 1876)
Symphony No. 4 in F minor (1878)
Violin Concerto in D major (1878)
Eugene Onegin (opera: 1879)
Capricco Italien (1880)
1812 Overture (1882)
Symphony No. 5 in E minor (1888)
The Nutcracker Suite (1891)
Symphony No. 6 in B Minor (“Pathetique”) (1893)


Jack Teagarden

Jazz/big band leader born 8/20/1905 in Vernon, TX. Died 1/15/1964


Tears for Fears

Song(s):
Shout (1984)
Everybody Wants to Rule the World (1985)
Head Over Heels (1985)
The Working Hour (1985)

Album(s):
The Hurting (1983)
Songs from the Big Chair (1985)
The Seeds of Love (1989)
Elemental (1993)
Raoul and the Kings of Spain (1995)
Everybody Loves a Happy Ending (2004)


Renata Tebaldi


Teenage Fanclub

Album(s):
Bandwagonesque (1991)


Tee Set

Song(s):
Ma Belle Amie (1969)


Tinie Tempah

Song(s):
Pass Out (2010)
Earthquake (2011) – see Labrinth


Teletubbies

Song(s):
Teletubbies Say ‘Eh-Oh’ (1997)


Television

American punk-rock band from the early ‘70s New York underground rock scene.

Active: 1973-78, 1992-93, 2001- Members: Tom Verlaine (v/g/k: 73-), Richard Hell (v/b: 73-75), Richard Lloyd (g/v: 73-07), Billy Ficca (d: 73-), Fred Smith (b/v: 75-), Jimmy Rip (g: 07-)

Song(s):
Little Johnny Jewel (1975)
See No Evil (1977)

Album(s):
Marquee Moon (1977)


Television Personalities

Song(s):
Part-Time Punks (1978)


Michel Telo

Song(s):
Ai Se Eu Te Pego (2011)


Jack Tempchin


Temple of the Dog

One-time Seattle-based tribute project. Members of Soundgarden (Cornell, Cameron) assembled with future members of Pearl Jam (Gossard, Ament, Vedder, McCready) as a tribute to Andrew Wood, who died of a heroin overdose. Cornell had been friends with him and Gossard and Ament were bandmates with him in Mother Love Bone. Album became popular after Pearl Jam’s phenomenal success with 1991’s Ten and Soundgarden’s breakthrough with their album Badmotorfinger from the same year.

Active: 1990-91 Members: Chris Cornell (v), Stone Gossard (g), Jeff Ament (b), Eddie Vedder (v), Mike McCready (g), Matt Cameron (d).

Album(s):
Temple of the Dog (1990)


Shirley Temple

Song(s):
On the Good Ship Lollipop (1935)


Ted Templeman

Producer for The Doobie Brothers and Van Halen.


The Temptations

Detroit R&B group. Originally called The Primes and Elgins. First recorded for Miracle in 1961.

Active: 1960- Members: Eddie Kendricks (60-71), Paul Williams (60-71; died 8/17/73), Melvin Franklin (died 2/23/95), Otis Williams, Elbridge Bryant (60-64), David Ruffin (64-68), Dennis Edwards (Contours, Temptations: 68-77, 79-84, 87-), Ricky Owens (Vibrations, Temptations: 71-?), Richard Street (71-), Damon Harris (71-75), Glenn Leonard (75-), Louis Price (77-79), Ali Ollie Woodson (84-87), Ron Tyson (88-)

Song(s):
My Girl (1964)
Ain’t Too Proud to Beg (1966)
Just My Imagination Running Away with Me (1971)
Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone (1972)

Album(s):
Anthology (compilation: 1964-72, released 1973)


10cc

Song(s):
I’m Not in Love (1975)


Teresa Teng


The Tennessee Two

Grant Marshall (bass) and Luther Perkins (guitar) – backing band for Johnny Cash.


Tammi Terrell

Song(s):
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough (1967) – see Marvin Gaye


Terrorvision

Album(s):
How to Make Friends and Influence People (1994)


Clark Terry

American jazz trumpeter born 12/14/1920. Died 2/21/2015.


Sonny Terry

Blues musician born Saunders Terrell on 10/24/1911 in Greensboro, NC. Died 3/11/1986.


Tesla

Song(s):
Love Song (1989)


Jeanine Tesori

Album(s):
Thoroughly Modern Millie (composed with Dick Scanlan, cast: 2002)
Fun Home (composed with Lisa Kron, cast: 2013)


Joe Tex

Pop singer/songwriter born Joseph Arrington, Jr. on 8/8/1933 in Rogers, TX. Died 8/13/1982.


Thalia


Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Gospel and blues singer and guitarist born Rosetta Nubin on 3/20/1915 in Cotton Plant, AR. Died 10/9/1973.

Song(s):
This Train (1939)
Down by the Riverside (1944)
Strange Things Happening Every Day (1945)


Blanche Theborn


Them

– see Van Morrison


Jon Theodore


Therapy?

Album(s):
Trouble Gum (1994)


These New Puritans

Album(s):
Hidden (2010)


Robin Thicke

Song(s):
Blurred Lines (with T.I. & Pharrell Williams, 2013)


Thin Lizzy

Song(s):
The Boys Are Back in Town (1976)

Album(s):
Live and Dangerous (live, 1977)


Third Eye Blind

Song(s):
Semi-Charmed Life (1997)


3rd Matinee

Album(s):
Meanwhile (1994)


The Thirteenth Floor Elevators

Album(s):
The Psychedelic Sounds of the Thirteenth Floor Elevators (1966)
Easter Everywhere (1967)


30 Seconds to Mars


This Mortal Coil

Song(s):
Song to the Siren (1983)


Sandi Thom

Song(s):
I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker with Flowers in My Hair (2005)


B.J. Thomas

Pop/country singer born Billy Joe Thomas on 8/7/1942 in Hugo, OK.

Song(s):
Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head (1969)
Hey, Won’t You Play Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song (1975)


Bruce Thomas


Carla Thomas


Charlie Thomas


Chris Thomas

Producer for The Pretenders, The Sex Pistols, and Roxy Music. Born 1/13/1947 in Brentford, Middlesex, England.


Henry Thomas

Album(s):
Texas Worried Blues: Complete Recorded Works (compilation: 1927-29, released 1975)


Irma Thomas

R&B/blues singer known as “The Soul Queen of New Orleans.” Born 2/18/1941 in Ponchatoula, LA.


John Carlos Thomas


Michael Tilson Thomas

A conductor, pianist, and composer born 12/21/1944 in Los Angeles, California. Musical director of the San Francisco Symphony and artistic director of the New World Symphony.


Rob Thomas

Rock singer/songwriter born 2/14/1972 in Landstuhl, West Germany. Has fronted group Matchbox 20 and worked as a solo artist.

Song(s):
Smooth (1999) – see Santana
Lonely No More (2005)


Rufus Thomas

Song(s):
Walking the Dog (1963)


Hank Thompson

Country singer born Henry William Thompson on 9/3/1925 in Waco, TX. Died 11/6/2007.

Song(s):
The Wild Side of Life (1952)


Richard Thompson

Folk singer/songwriter and musician born 4/3/1949 in Notthing Hill Gate, London, England. With Fairport Convention and then a solo artist.

Song(s):
1952 Vincent Black Lightning (1991)

Album(s):
I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight (with Linda Thompson, 1974)
Shoot Out the Lights (with Linda Thompson, 1982)


Virgil Thomson

Composer and music critic born 11/25/1896 in Kansas City, MO. Died 9/30/1989.

Album(s):
Four Saints in Three Acts (opera, 1947)


William H. Thompson

Song(s):
The Rosary (1902)


Claude Thornhill

Born 8/10/1909. Died 7/1/1965

American jazz/big band leader.


“Big Mama” Thornton

Blue singer born Willie Mae Thornton on 12/11/1926 in Montgomery, AL. Died 7/25/1984.

Song(s):
Hound Dog (1953)
Ball ‘N’ Chain (1968)


Three Days Grace


Three Dog Night

Song(s):
Joy to the World (1971)


3 Doors Down

Song(s):
Kryptonite (2000)
Here without You (2002)


311


T.I.

Rap singer born Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr. on 9/25/1980 in Atlanta, GA.

Song(s):
What You Know (2006)
Whatever You Like (2008)
Live Your Life (with Rihanna, 2008)
Blurred Lines (2013) – see Robin Thicke

Album(s):
King (2006)
Paper Trail (2008)


Lawrence Tibbett


Harry A. Tierney


Tight Fit

Song(s):
The Lion Sleeps Tonight (1982)


Glenn Tilbrook

New wave singer/songwriter born 8/31/1957 in Woolwich, London, England. One of two members of the new wave band Squeeze to last through every incarnation of the group.

Album(s):
The Incomplete Glenn Tilbrook (2001)
Transatlantic Ping Pong (2004)
Happy Ending (2014)


Mel Tillis

Country singer born Lonnie Melvin Tillis on 8/8/1932 in Tampa, FL. Died 11/19/2017.


Floyd Tillman


Johnny Tillotson

Pop singer/songwriter born 4/20/1939 in Jacksonville, FL.


Martha Tilton

Song(s):
And the Angels Sing (1939) – see Benny Goodman


Timbaland

Rap singer and producer born Timothy Zachery Mosley on 3/10/1971 in Norfolk, VA. Worked with Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake.

Song(s):
Promiscuous (2006) – see Nelly Furtado
Apologize (2007) – see One Republic
The Way I Are (with Doe & Keri Hilson, 2007)


Justin Timberlake

Pop singer born 1/31/1981 in Memphis, TN. With boy group N*Sync and later became a solo star.

Song(s):
Where Is the Love? (2003) – see the Black Eyed Peas
Cry Me a River (2003)
SexyBack (2006)
What Goes Around…Comes Around (2006)
4 Minutes (2008) – see Madonna
Pusher Love Girl (2013)
Can’t Stop the Feeling! (2016)

Album(s):
Justified (2002)
FutureSex/LoveSounds (produced by Rick Rubin, 2006)
The 20/20 Experience (2013)


Bobby Timmons

Jazz pianist.


Tin Machine

Supergroup formed by David Bowie.

Album(s):
Tin Machine (1989)
Tin Machine II (1991)


Glenn Tipton


TLC

Song(s):
Waterfalls (1994)
No Scrubs (1999)

Album(s):
CrazySexyCool (1994)
Fanmail (1999)


Charles Tobias


Harry Tobias


Louise Tobin

Song(s):
There’ll Be Some Changes Made (1941) – see Benny Goodman


The Tokens

Song(s):
The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (1961)


Tone L%u014Dc

Song(s):
Wild Thing (1988)


Tool

Album(s):
Ænima (1996)
Lateralus (2001)


2 Live Crew

The DMDB Blog:
2 Live Crew were arrested for obscenity: June 10, 1990


Toots & the Maytals

Song(s):
Pressure Drop (1970)


Mel Tormé

Jazz singer born Melvin Howard Tormé on 9/13/1925 in Chicago, IL. Died 6/5/1999.

Song(s):
Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered (from Pal Joey, 1950)


The Tornadoes

Song(s):
Telstar (1962)


Tico Torres


Arturo Toscanini


Peter Tosh

Song(s):
Legalize It (1976)
Equal Rights (1977)


Toto

Song(s):
Rosanna (1982)
Africa (1982)

Album(s):
Toto IV (1982)


Allen Toussaint

R&B songwriter and producer born 1/14/1938 in Gert Town, LA. Died 11/10/2015.


Pete Townshend

Rock singer/songwriter and guitarist born Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend on 5/19/1945 in Chiswick, Middlesex, England. With the Who. Also a solo artist (“Let My Love Open the Door").

Song(s):
Rough Boys (1980)


Toy Matinee

Active: 1989-1992 Members: Patrick Leonard (k: 89-90), Kevin Gilbert (v: 89-92), Brian MacLeod (d), Tim Pierce (g), and Guy Pratt (b), Marc Bonilla (g: 91-92), Sheryl Crow (k: 91), Spencer Campbell (b: 91), Toss Panos (d: 91).

Adult alternative rock group assembled by Leonard. When he expressed disinterest in touring, Gilbert assembled the 1991 version of the band that toured but never recorded. Gilbert and Bonilla also supported the album with radio promos that included a lot of casual, acoustic cover songs. All but Gilbert from the original lineup formed 3rd Matinee in 1994. Leonard, MacLeod, and Pierce all worked together on Toby Lightman’s 2006 album Bird on a Wire.

Song(s):
There Was a Little Boy (1990)

Album(s):
Toy Matinee (1990)
Toy Matinee Live (live, 1991)


T-Pain

Born Faheem Rasheed Najm on 9/30/1985 in Tallahassee, FL

American rapper and music producer known for his use of Auto-Tune.

Song(s):
Low (2007) – see Flo Rida
Good Life (2007) – see Kanye West
Kiss Kiss (2007) – see Chris Brown


Traffic

Song(s):
Dear Mr. Fantasy (1967)

Album(s):
Mr. Fantasy (1967)
Heaven Is in Your Mind (1968)
John Barleycorn Must Die (1970)


Train

Song(s):
Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me) (2001)
Calling All Angels (2003)
Hey Soul Sister (2009)


Meghan Trainor

Song(s):
All About That Bass (2014)


The Trammps

Song(s):
Disco Inferno (1977)


Helen Traubel


Traveling Wilburys

Supergroup with Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty. 1988-1991.

Album(s):
Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1 (1988)


Travis

Song(s):
Why Does It Always Rain on Me? (1999)

Album(s):
The Man Who (1999)
The Invisible Band (2001)


Merle Travis

Country singer/songwriter born 11/29/1917 in Rosewood, KY. Died 10/20/1983.

Album(s):
Folk Songs of the Hills (1946)


Randy Travis

Country singer born Randy Bruce Traywick on 5/4/1959 in Marshville, NC.

Song(s):
Forever and Ever, Amen (1987)

Album(s):
Storms of Life (1986)
Always & Forever (1987)
Old 8 x 10 (1988)


Scott Travis


John Travolta

Song(s):
You're the One That I Want (1978) – see Olivia Newton-John
Summer Nights (1978) – see Olivia Newton-John
Grease Megamix (1990) – see Olivia Newton-John

Album(s):
Grease (soundtrack with various artists, 1978) – see Various Artists


“Tré Cool”

see Frank Edwin Wright III


Charles Trenet

Song(s):

Beyond the Sea (La Mer) (1946)


T-Rex

British glam-rock band.

Active: 1968-1977 Members: Marc Bolan (v/g: 68-77), Steve Peregrine Took (bongos/v: 68-69), Micky Finn (born 1/3/47; died 11/80; bongos/v: Tyrannosaurus Rex: 69-70; T-Rex: 70-75; Pink Fairies), Steve Curry/Currie (b: 70-77), Bill Legend (d: 70-73), Jack Green (g – T-Rex: 73-75; Pretty Things), Gloria Jones (backing v/k: 73-77), Davy Lutton (d – Heavy Jelly; T-Rex: 73-77; Wreckless Eric), Dino Dines (k: 74-77), Miller Anderson (g – Savoy Brown; T-Rex: 77; Southside Johnny), Herbie Flowers (b – T-Rex: 77; Sky), Tony Brennan (d: 77).

British glam rock group.

Song(s):
Get It On (Bang a Gong) (1971)
Hot Love (1971)
20th Century Boy (1973)

Album(s):
Electric Warrior (1971)


A Tribe Called Quest

Song(s):
Scenario (with Busta Rhymes, 1992)

Album(s):
People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythms (1990)
The Low-End Theory (1991)
Midnight Marauders (1993)


Tricky

Album(s):
Maxinquaye (1995)


Trinity Choir

Song(s):
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (1912)


Trio

Song(s):
Da Da Da (1982)


Lennie Tristano

Born 3/19/1919 in Chicago, IL. Died 11/18/1978

Jazz pianist.

Album(s):
Crosscurrents (1949)


Travis Tritt

Country singer born James Travis Tritt on 2/9/1963 in Marietta, GA.


The Troggs

Song(s):
Wild Thing (1966)


John Scott Trotter

Song(s):
I’ll Be Home for Christmas (1943) – see Bing Crosby
I’ll Be Seeing You (1944) – see Bing Crosby
Swinging on a Star (1944) – see Bing Crosby
I Love You (1944) – see Bing Crosby


Roger Troutman

Song(s):
California Love (1996) – see Tupac Shakur


Robin Trower


Doris Troy


Derek Trucks


The Andrea True Connection

Song(s):
More, More, More (1976)


Robert Trujillo


Frankie Trumbauer & His Orchestra

Song(s):
Singin’ the Blues (with Bix Beiderbecke, 1927)


Ernest Tubb

Country singer born Ernest Dale Tubb on 2/9/1914 in Crisp, TX. Died 9/6/1984.

Song(s):
Walking the Floor Over You (1941)


Maureen “Moe” Tucker


Richards Tucker


Sophie Tucker

Singer and actress born Sonia Kalish on 1/13/1884 in Tulchyn, Ukraine. Died 2/9/1966. Known for comical and risqué songs. One of the most popular entertainers in America during the first half of the 20th century. Nicknamed “The Last of the Red Hot Mamas.”

Song(s):
Some of These Days (1911)
Some of These Days (with Ted Lewis, 1927)


Tanya Tucker

Country singer born 10/10/1958 in Seminole, TX.


Tuesday Night Music Club

Along with Bottrell, Gilbert initiated the “Tuesday Night Music Club,” an informal weekly jam session that also included Gilbert’s then-girlfriend Sheryl Crow. They all contributed to her debut album Tuesday Night Music Club and went on to work together on other projects as well. Active: 1992-1994 Members: Bill Bottrell (producer), Kevin Gilbert, Sheryl Crow, David Baerwald, David Ricketts, Dan Schwartz (b), and Brian MacLeod (d).


KT Tunstall

Song(s):
Black Horse & the Cherry Tree (2004)
Suddenly I See (2004)


2pac

- see Tupac Shakur


Roy Turk


Alan Turner

Song(s):
As Long As the World Rolls On (1908)


Big Joe Turner

Blues singer born Joseph Vernon Turner, Jr. on 5/18/1911 in Kansas City, MO. Died 11/24/1985.

Song(s):
Shake, Rattle and Roll (1954)

Album(s):
The Boss of the Blues (1956)


Grant Turner


Ike Turner

R&B guitarist born Izear Luster Turner, Jr. on 11/5/1931 in Clarksdale, MI. Died 12/12/2007. Paired with one-time wife Tina Turner during the ‘60s and ‘70s. Also the force behind “Rocket 88”, which some call the first rock song.

Song(s):
River Deep, Mountain High (1966) – see Tina Turner
Proud Mary (1970) – see Tina Turner


Joe Lynn Turner

Rock singer with Rainbow (80-84) and Deep Purple (89-92).


Tina Turner

R&B/rock singer born Anna Mae Bullock on 11/26/38 in Nutbush, TN. Found success as half of a duo with Ike Turner, to whom she was married from 1958-76. After a few overlooked solo efforts in the ‘70s, Tina returned with the album Private Dancer in 1984 and launched one of rock’s greatest comeback stories. The 12-time Grammy winner has been called “The Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll” and sold more than 200 million records worldwide.

Song(s):
River Deep, Mountain High (with Ike Turner, 1966)
Proud Mary (with Ike Turner, 1970)
What's Love Got to Do with It? (1984)

Album(s):
Private Dancer (1984)
Simply the Best (compilation: 1973-91, released 1991)


The Turtles

Song(s):
It Ain’t Me, Babe (1965)
Happy Together (1967)


TV on the Radio

Album(s):
Return to Cookie Mountain (2006)
Dear Science (2008)


Shania Twain

Country singer born Eileen Regina Edwards on 8/28/1965 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Married at one time to producer “Mutt” Lange.

Song(s):
You're Still the One (1997)
Come on Over (1997)

Album(s):
The Woman in Me (1995)
Come on Over (1997)
Up! (2002)
Greatest Hits (compilation: 1994-2004, released 2004)


Twenty One Pilots

Song(s):
Stressed Out (2015)
Ride (2016)
Heathens (2016)


21 Savage

Song(s):
Rockstar (2017) – see Post Malone


Twista

Song(s):
Slow Jamz (with Kanye West & Jamie Foxx, 2003)


Twisted Sister

Song(s):
We’re Not Gonna Take It (1984)
I Wanna Rock (1984)


Conway Twitty

Country singer born Harold Lloyd Jenkins on 9/1/1933 in Friars Point, MI. Died 6/6/1993.

Song(s):
Hello Darlin’ (1970)


Ty Dolla $ign

Song(s):
Work from Home (2016) – see Fifth Harmony
Swalla (2017) – see Jason Derulo
Psycho (2018) – see Post Malone


Bonnie Tyler

Song(s):
It’s a Heartache (1977)
Total Eclipse of the Heart (1983)


Steven Tyler

Born Steven Victor Tallarico on 3/26/1948. Rock singer/songwriter with Aerosmith (70-).


The Tymes

Song(s):
So Much in Love (1963)


McCoy Tyner

Jazz pianist born Alfred McCoy Tyner on 12/11/1938 in Philadelphia, PA.


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