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DEAN MCDERMOTT

bflist#202. DEAN MCDERMOTT (living) Bands assoc./w: actor. Real Name: same. Religious Beliefs: unknown, though he starred in a Christian movie in 2008.

KATIE HOPKINS

bflist#201. KATIE HOPKINS  (living). Bands assoc./wreality tv participant, tabloid columnist, media personalityReal name: Katie Olivia Hopkins.   Religious beliefs: UNCERTAIN. Has made made Reference on Twitter at Easter time about JESUS and the Resurrection.

JOSIE CUNNINGHAM

bflist#200. JOSIE CUNNINGHAM (living). Bands assoc./w: Glamour model and media personality. Real name: same. Religious beliefs: Uncertain, however news reports in 2014 say she accepted Jesus into her life.

NICOLA MCLEAN

bflist#199. NICOLA MCLEAN (living). Bands assoc./w: glamour model and media personality. Real name: same. Religious beliefs: unknown

BOB SAGET

bflist#198. BOB SAGET (living). Bands assoc./w: comedian, actor and television host. Real name: Robert Lane Saget.  Religious beliefs: Jewish.

MICHELLE HEATON

bflist#197. MICHELLE HEATON  (living). Bands assoc./w: singer, actress, television personality, personal trainer and glamour model. Real name: same.   Religious beliefs:  unknown

ARI GRAYNOR

bflist#196. ARI GRAYNOR (living) Bands assoc./w: actress  Real Name: Ariel Geltman Graynor. Religious Beliefs: Jewish.

TINA KAROL

bflist#195. TINA KAROL (living) Bands assoc./w: singer. Real Name: Tatyana Grigoryevna Liberman. Religious Beliefs: Jewish. 

ALISON KRAUSS

247. ALISON KRAUSS (living). Bands assoc./w: Union Station, solo w/band; singer-songwriter, musician. Has played with many artists including Robert Plant and other bluegrass/country artists. Real name: Alison Maria Krauss. Religious beliefs: Christian. Although she rarely discusses her religious beliefs, the great number of Christian songs she has performed and how she always quietly reflects the Lord seems to shine out.

JOHN FOGERTY

246. JOHN FOGERTY (living). Bands assoc./w: Creedence Clearwater Revival, Blue Ridge Rangers, the Golliwogs, the Blue Velvets, solo w/band; singer-songwriter, musician, producer. Real name: John Cameron Fogerty. Religious beliefs: uncertain. His wife Julie encouraged him to forgive his former bandmates and he learned how to forgive, but it is not known if he has any other religious beliefs. Some of his early songs concerned walking on water and gospel topics and more recently he recorded a hymn, "Have Thine Own Way."

DEBBIE GIBSON

245. DEBBIE GIBSON (living). Bands assoc./w: solo w/band; singer-songwriter, musician, producer, actress, tv presenter. Real name: Deborah Ann Gibson. Religious beliefs: raised Catholic (confirmation name: Marie).


BECK

244. BECK (living). Bands assoc./w: solo w/band; singer-songwriter, musician, producer. He has collaborated with many artists. Real name: Bek David Campbell. A.K.A.: Beck Hansen. Religious beliefs: raised Jewish; grandfather was Presbyterian minister; is Scientologist.

JEFF BECK

243. JEFF BECK (living). Bands assoc./w: The Yardbirds, Jeff Beck Group, Beck, Bogert & Appice, the Honeydrippers, Upp, the Big Town Playboys, the Rumbles, the Tridents, solo w/band; singer-songwriter, musician, producer and actor. Real name: Geoffrey Arnold Beck. Religious beliefs: unknown. Sang in a church choir at age 10.


SIGNE ANDERSON

242. SIGNE ANDERSON (deceased). Bands assoc./w: Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, KBC Band, Carl Smith & the Natural Gas Company; jazz and folk singer. Real name: Signe Toly Anderson. Religious beliefs: unknown.

JACK CASADY

241. JACK CASADY (living). Bands assoc./w: Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, KBC Band, Hot Tuna, Moonalice, SVT, the Yanks, the Triumphs; singer, musician. Real name: John William Casady. Religious beliefs: unknown.
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DAVID COVERDALE

240. DAVID COVERDALE (living). Bands assoc./w: Whitesnake, Deep Purple, Coverdale-Page, the Fabulosa Brothers, the Government, Vintage 67; solo w/band; singer-songwriter, musician. Real name: same. Religious beliefs: believes in God.


PAUL KANTNER

239. PAUL KANTNER (deceased). Bands assoc./w: Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, KBC Band, solo w/band; singer-songwriter, musician. Real name: Paul Lorin Kantner. Religious beliefs: none.
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MARTY BALIN

238. MARTY BALIN (living). Bands assoc./w: Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, KBC Band, solo w/band; singer-songwriter, musician, producer. Real name: Martyn Jerel Buchwald. Religious beliefs: unknown. His father was Jewish and his mother Episcopal.
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JORMA KAUKONEN

237. JORMA KAUKONEN (living). Bands assoc./w: Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna; musician, singer-songwriter. Real name: Jorma Ludwik Kaukonen. Religious beliefs: He is half Jewish but has been non-religious. He along with his wife have converted to Judaism recently. Having played blues and early gospel blues he is familiar with Christian themes such as by Rev. Gary Davis.

GRACE SLICK

236. GRACE SLICK (living). Bands assoc./w: Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, Starship and the Great Society; singer-songwriter, musician, former model. Real name: Grace Barnett Wing Slick. Religious beliefs: baptized Episcopal. She is not religious, but spiritual. She is tolerant of all religions as long as they don't preach killing.

JONI MITCHELL

235. JONI MITCHELL (living). Bands assoc./w: singer-songwriter, solo w/band. She has collaborated with many in folk, rock, pop and jazz. Real name: Roberta Joan Anderson Mitchell. Religious beliefs: although she is a free-thinker, some of her writings seem to be religious in nature. See Michael Moriarty's analysis on her website, jonimitchell.com. She has stated she is not limited to any one religion but seems to embrace the best of all.

BRIAN WILSON

234. BRIAN WILSON (living). Bands assoc./w: Beach Boys, solo w/band; singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, arranger. Real name: Brian Douglas Wilson. Religious beliefs: universal consciousness (we are all part of God and everything is connected together). Brian spent some time singing in church choir as a young boy.


VAN MORRISON

233. VAN MORRISON (living). Bands assoc./w: Them; solo w/band. Real name: George Ivan Morrison. Religious beliefs: Believes in God and has sung many spiritual songs with heartfelt emphasis. Studied Scientology in early 80's but later declared he follows no leader, sect or creed.
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ALYSON HANNIGAN

232. ALYSON HANNIGAN (living). Bands assoc./w: actress. Real name: Alyson Lee Hannigan. Religious beliefs: non-religious (mother was Jewish and father Irish Catholic).

JACK NICHOLSON

231. JACK NICHOLSON (living). Bands assoc./w: actor, director, producer, writer. Real name: John Joseph Nicholson. Religious beliefs: raised Roman Catholic; has stated he is not religious; has also called himself Reichian; at least one source lists him as atheist. Note: It is reported that Jack has Alzheimers and may need constant care. 

TIMOTHY B. SCHMIT

230. TIMOTHY B. SCHMIT (living). Bands assoc./w: Poco, Eagles, New Breed, Glad, Ringo Starr's All Starr Band; session musician; solo w/band; singer-songwriter. Real name: Timothy Bruce Schmit. Religious beliefs: unknown.

BRITTANY SNOW

229. BRITTANY SNOW (living). Bands assoc./w: actress, singer, model. Real name: Brittany Anne Snow. Religious beliefs: Catholic.

LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM

228. LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM (living). Bands assoc./w: Fleetwood Mac, Buckingham-Nicks, Fritz, solo w/band; singer-songwriter, musician, producer. Real name: Lindsey Adam Buckingham. Religious beliefs: unknown.
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CHRISTINE McVIE

227. CHRISTINE McVIE (living). Bands assoc./w: Fleetwood Mac, Chicken Shack, Sounds of Blue, solo w/band (as Christine Perfect and as Christine McVie). Real name: Christine Anne Perfect McVie. Religious beliefs: unknown; her mother was a medium/faith healer, so if anything, she may be spiritual but not religious.
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KRISTEN WIIG

226. KRISTEN WIIG (living).Bands assoc./w: actress, voice actress, screenwriter, comedian and producer. Real name: Kristen Carroll Wiig. Religious beliefs: unknown. She is likely non-religious but seems to be respectful of Christianity.

CARLY SIMON

225. CARLY SIMON (living). Bands assoc./w: solo w/band; the Simon Sisters, Elephant's Memory, duo w/Livingston Taylor. Real name: Carly Elisabeth Simon. Religious beliefs: raised Catholic; unknown.

DEWEY BUNNELL

224. DEWEY BUNNELL (living). Bands assoc./w: America; singer-songwriter, musician. Real name: Lee Dewey Bunnell. Religious beliefs: unknown.
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GERRY BECKLEY

223. GERRY BECKLEY (living). Bands assoc./w: America; Baldwin & the Whiffles; Les Deux Love Orchestra; Carl Wilson; Robert Lamm; singer-songwriter, musician. Real name: Gerald Linford Beckley. Religious beliefs: unknown.
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CHRIS SQUIRE

222. CHRIS SQUIRE (deceased). Bands assoc./w: Yes, XYZ, the Selfs, the Syn, Mabel Greer's Toyshop, Conspiracy; singer-songwriter, musician. Real name: Christopher Edward Russell Squire. Religious beliefs: unknown. As a child he spent time in church choirs and played his first gig in a church.

JOHN WAITE

221. JOHN WAITE (living). Bands assoc./w: The Babys; Bad English, solo w/band; Alison Krauss, Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band; singer-songwriter, musician. Real name: John Charles Waite. Religious beliefs: although he has written songs about God and Jesus, he insists he is not religious.

BILLY GIBBONS

220. BILLY GIBBONS (living). Bands assoc./w: Z Z Top, Moving Sidewalks, the Coachmen; musician, singer-songwriter, producer, actor, businessman.  Real name: William Frederick Gibbons. A.K.A. Billy F. Gibbons, BFG, the Rev. Willy G. Religious beliefs: unknown. Despite calling himself a reverend, many references to Jesus, have mercy, hallelujah etc. he has made no statements of faith.

DUSTY HILL

219. DUSTY HILL (living). Bands assoc./w: Z Z Top, American Blues, the Cellar Dwellers, the Warlocks; musician, singer-songwriter. Real name: Joseph Michael Hill. A.K.A. the Dust, the Duster. Religious beliefs: unknown.

FRANK BEARD

218. FRANK BEARD (living). Bands assoc./w: Z Z Top, American Blues, Cellar Dwellers, the Warlocks, the Hustlers; musician (drummer). Real name: Frank Lee Beard. A.K.A. Rube Beard. Religious beliefs: unknown.

DAVID CASSIDY

bflist#194. DAVID CASSIDY (living) Bands assoc./w: actor, singer, songwriter and guitarist.  Real Name: David Bruce Cassidy. Religious Beliefs: unknown.