Jerome Felder AKA Doc Promus 1925–1991. Writer of popular songs, blues singer and polio survivor

Brooklyn-born Jewish Jerome Felder reinvented himself first as a blues singer, renaming himself Doc Pomus (1925-1991), then emerged as one of the most brilliant songwriters of the early rock and roll era. His songs embody a greater emotional depth and…

Joni Mitchell 1943– Singer Songwriter. Polio survivor

Joni Mitchell ~1943 Singer Song Writer Polio Survivor From Wikipedia, Roberta Joan Mitchell, CC (née Anderson; born November 7, 1943), professionally known as Joni Mitchell, is a Canadian singer-songwriter. Drawing from folk, pop, rock, and jazz, Mitchell’s songs often reflect social and environmental ideals as well…

Ray Charles 1930–2004, Blind Rhythm and Blues Singer

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), known professionally as Ray Charles, was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and composer. Among friends and fellow musicians he preferred being called “Brother Ray”. He was often referred…

Itzhak Perlman 1945– Polio-surviving classical violinist

Itzhak Perlman (Hebrew: יצחק פרלמן‎; born 31 August 1945) is an Israeli-American violinist, conductor, and music teacher. Over the course of his career, Perlman has performed worldwide, and throughout the United States, in venues that have included a State Dinner at the White Househonoring Queen Elizabeth…

Robert Wyatt 1945– Wheelchair-using musician

  Robert Wyatt (born Robert Wyatt-Ellidge, 28 January 1945) is an English musician, and founding member of the influential Canterbury scene band Soft Machine,with a long and distinguished solo career. He is married to English painter and songwriter Alfreda Benge. Early life Wyatt was born in Bristol. His…

Keith Jones American Hip Hop Artist with Cerebral Palsy

Keith Jones American Hip Hop Artist with Cerebral Palsy https://youtu.be/fwT0ikKekCc?t=101 2.40 Dan Habib https://youtu.be/wFHshGDAU9Q?t=35  13.01 Un-Rapping Disability Keith Jones Joh Michalczk Film of Keith Jones featuring growing up disabled and black, becoming a disability rights activist and his music. https://disabilityvisibilityproject.com/2017/02/24/leroy-moore-jr-and-keith-jones …