Mr. Hall turned small-town Alabama into a crucible of music, recording the likes of Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Etta James, the Osmonds and Mac Davis.
Mr. Margo was an original member of the doo-wop group the Tokens, which had a string of hits in the 1960s.
Mr. Nabors found fame as an amiable bumpkin while pursuing as a second career as a singer with a booming baritone voice.
Ms. Reese, who first sang in church, segued from a successful recording career to a long tenure on one of prime-time television’s top-rated shows.
Eager for American Jews to appreciate their heritage, Ms. Jochsberger, who left Nazi Germany in 1939, started what is now the Kaufman Music Center.
Stop by his former home in the Lower Ninth Ward, see a show at Tipitina’s, spend a few minutes at the corner of Rampart and Canal.