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MAC ODELL - Roanoke, Alabama
-With wife Addie they appeared on WLAC radio in Nashville for many years
-Wrote songs recorded by Roy Acuff, Flatt & Scruggs, Cowboy Copas and others

ODETTA-- Birmingham, Alabama
-Prominent folk singer of the 1960s
-Appeared with such artists as Harry Belefonte, Johnny Cash and Mike Douglas

"SPOONER" OLDHAM - Center Star, Alabama
-Keyboards for recordings by Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Bob Dylan, Jackson Browne, Joe Cocker, Neil Young, etc.
-Songwriter with partner Dan Penn of "I'm Your Puppet," "Out of Left Field" many more.

ORION -Orrville, Alabama
-Stage name of Jimmy Ellis, masked Elvis sound-alike
-Recorded for Sun Records in late 70's with some success in the charts

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AchieverStyleInstrumentWorked WithDate Of BirthDate Of DeathPlace Of BirthHome
O'Connor, DaveCountryVocalsILFlorence, AL
O'JaysR&BGroupAL
O'Neal, JohnnyJazzPianoAL Jazz Hall of FameDetroit, MIBirmingham, AL
Oak Ridge BoysCountry, GospelGroupAL
Odell, MacCountryVocals, Guitar, Harmonicaaka Odell McLeod5/31/16Roanoke, AL
OdettaFolkVocalsaka Odetta Holmes Gordon12/31/30Birmingham, AL
Ogletree, Mary EarleJazzVocalsJoe Giattina OrchestraMSBirmingham, AL
Oldham, Dewey "Spooner"R&B, Country, RockKeyboardsAretha Franklin, Neil Young6/14/43Center Star, AL
Oldham, RonnieR&B, Country, RockKeyboardsPercy Sledge, Hank Williams, J4/3/47Florence, AL
Olds, JeromeGospelSongwriter, VocalsTina Turner, Mylon LefevreMontgomery, AL
Orange, Walter "Clyde"R&BDrums, VocalsCommodores
OrionRock, PopVocalsaka Jimmy Ellis1945Orrville, AL
Orr FamilyGospelGroupCourtland, AL
Orr, John HerbertMagnetic TapeOpelika, AL
Owen, NoelCountry, Pop, RockPatsy Cline, Ernest TubbCourtland, AL
Owen, RandyCountryVocals, GuitarAlabama12/13/49Fort Payne, AL
Owens, JamesCountry7/12/45Birmingham, AL
Owens, MarshallBluesVocals, Guitar18805/74
Owens, RickCountryBass GuitarHank Williams Memorial Inc.Tallassee, ALMontgomery, AL
Owings, BryanMobile, AL
Owsley, William IIICountry, GospelSongwriter, VocalsShania Twain, Michael W. SmithAnniston, AL

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