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Music Trivia: Musicians with the same name

give the name that fits for both descriptions
Stage names, birth names, and nick-names are all fair game.
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Last updated: January 7, 2021
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These questions can be answered with the same name, though they are 2 (or 3) different musicians
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What is the name of a founding member and lead singer for the Temptations AND also the name of the hit songwriter of "We've Only Just Begun", "Rainy Days and Mondays", and "Rainbow Connection" and also Academy Award winning and Grammy Award winning co-writer (with Barbra Streisand) of #1 hit song; "Evergreen"?
Paul Williams
What was the name of an American manager for several of his singing sons and daughters, from the 1960s until the 2010s that is also the name of an English musician and singer/songwriter with hits such as; "Is She Really Going out with Him?", "Steppin' Out" and "Breaking Us in Two"?
Joe Jackson
What was the name of an American blues harmonica player born John Lee Curtis Williamson AND also the name of an American blues harmonica player born Alex Ford?
Sonny Boy Williamson
What is/was the name of an American record producer and founder of Sun Records, that is also the name of a Grammy nominated female singer/songwriter; formerly known as "Leslie", and former wife of T-Bone Burnett?
Sam Phillips
What is/was the name of the American hit singer of "Honeycomb", "Kisses Sweeter than Wine", "English Country Garden", and "Secretly", AND also the name of an American country singer known as "The Singing Brakeman", "The Blue Yodeler" and "The Father of Country Music"? There is a similarly named (though spelled slightly differently) Chicago blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player
Jimmie Rodgers
What was the birth name of the Monkees' singer of; "Daydream Believer", "I Want to be Free" and "Valleri" That is also the birth name of the singer with the alter-egos "Ziggy Stardust" and the "Thin White Duke"?
David Jones
What was the name of the "Father of Black Gospel Music", composer of "Take My Hand, Precious Lord" and "Peace in the Valley" That is also the name of a jazz trombonist, bandleader and younger brother of bandleader/musician Jimmy?
Thomas Dorsey
These questions can be answered with the same name, though they are 2 (or 3) different musicians
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What is the name of the Grammy winning Australian classical guitarist known for his 1979 hit single "Cavatina" famous for its use in the movie "The Deerhunter" That is also the name of the Grammy and Oscar winning composer of movie scores for; Jaws, Star Wars, Superman, and many others?
John Williams
What is the name of the lead guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and founder of The Clash who was also was in Big Audio Dynamite that is also the name of a musician who sang, played guitar and keyboards in Foreigner , who also worked with the band Spooky Tooth?
Mick Jones
What is the name of the vocalist known as "The Girl with the Honey-Coated Voice" who recorded more than 70 albums, won 3 Grammys, recorded pop, jazz, r & b, and blues between the 1950's and 2010 AND had the same name as a guitarist and backup vocalist in the band Heart with her sister Ann?
Nancy Wilson
What was the name of the drummer for Queen AND the drummer for Duran Duran?
Roger Taylor
What is/was the name of a jazz saxophonist who worked with Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Bela Fleck, Willie Nelson, Bruce Hornsby, and Mick Jagger AND shared a name with a jazz pianist who worked with Miles Davis on the best-selling jazz album of all time before forming his famous trio with Scott LaFaro and Paul Motian? Some of his compositions, such as "Waltz for Debby" are considered standards.
Bill Evans
What was/is the name of the 6th member of the Jackson 5 AND also the name of an American bassist and record producer who worked with many artists and groups including Journey, Mariah Carey, Michael Bolton, Aretha Franklin, Bruce Springsteen and many others? He also was a judge on a TV talent competition.
Randy Jackson
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