Most Famous Musician Born the Year You Were Born

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1930
> Musician: Ray Charles
> Spotify followers: 1.21 million
> Wikipedia page views (1 yr.): 1.47 million
> Birthplace: Albany, GA
> Runner-up: Don Ho

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1931
> Musician: Sam Cooke
> Spotify followers: 0.67 million
> Wikipedia page views (1 yr.): 1.02 million
> Birthplace: Clarksdale, MS
> Runner-up: Brook Benton

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1932
> Musician: Johnny Cash
> Spotify followers: 2.66 million
> Wikipedia page views (1 yr.): 4.03 million
> Birthplace: Kingsland, AR
> Runner-up: Petula Clark

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1933
> Musician: James Brown
> Spotify followers: 1.12 million
> Wikipedia page views (1 yr.): 1.35 million
> Birthplace: Barnwell, SC
> Runner-up: Willie Nelson

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1934
> Musician: Frankie Valli
> Spotify followers: 0.06 million
> Wikipedia page views (1 yr.): 1.28 million
> Birthplace: Newark, NJ
> Runner-up: Johnnie Taylor

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1935
> Musician: Elvis Presley
> Spotify followers: 2.20 million
> Wikipedia page views (1 yr.): 6.88 million
> Birthplace: Tupelo, MS
> Runner-up: Johnny Mathis

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1936
> Musician: Glen Campbell
> Spotify followers: 0.12 million
> Wikipedia page views (1 yr.): 2.28 million
> Birthplace: Billstown, AR
> Runner-up: Roy Orbison

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1937
> Musician: Roberta Flack
> Spotify followers: 0.29 million
> Wikipedia page views (1 yr.): 0.38 million
> Birthplace: Black Mountain, NC
> Runner-up: Nancy Wilson

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1938
> Musician: Kenny Rogers
> Spotify followers: 0.49 million
> Wikipedia page views (1 yr.): 1.19 million
> Birthplace: Houston, TX
> Runner-up: Gordon Lightfoot

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1939
> Musician: Marvin Gaye
> Spotify followers: 2.34 million
> Wikipedia page views (1 yr.): 1.93 million
> Birthplace: Washington, DC
> Runner-up: Tina Turner