Lynn Anderson

The singer who recorded the crossover hit "Rose Garden" is the writer of the country music standard "Even Cowboys Get the Blues". She was born in Grand Forks.

Peggy Lee

The jazz singer who recorded "He's A Tramp" for the soundtrack of "Lady And The Tramp" toured with Benny Goodman. She was born in Jamestown.

Professor Peter Schickele

The versatile musician who "discovered" the music of P. D. Q. Bach was one of the composers for the rock musical "Oh, Calcutta!" He was bassoonist with the Fargo Symphony.

David Soul

The guy who played Hutch to Paul Michael Glaser's Starsky had a big hit named "Don't Give Up On Us Baby." He got his start at the Medora Musical.

Shadoe Stevens

The other deejay (besides Casey Kasem) who hosted American Top 40 was a regular on the TV series "Dave." He is also from Jamestown.

Bobby Vee

The pop singer who begged "Take Good Care Of My Baby" got his big break when he was booked as the replacement after Buddy Holly's plane went down. He was born and raised in Fargo.

Lawrence Welk

The "champagne music" bandleader famous for "ah-one and ah-two" had six Top 40 hits. He was born in Strasburg.