Famous Musicians That Were In Frats

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Kenny Chesney, Lamba Chi Alpha

Kenny Chesney is a Country singer, song writer and record producer from Knoxville Tennesee. 14 of his albums have gone gold or higher and he has produced more than forty Top Ten singles. He is known to have one of the most consistent careers in the history of country music. 


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Art Garfunkel, Alpha Epsilon Pi

Part of the iconic folk rock duo Simon & Garfunkel, Art Garfunkel attended Columbia University in New York. He met Paul Simon in sixth grade when they were both cast in the school play of Alice in Wonderland. Together they would be inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990. With his collaborative and solo work combined, Garfunkel has won eight Emmys and a Lifetime Achievement Award. 


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Paul Simon, Alpha Epsilon Pi

The other half of Simon & Garfunkel, Paul Simon went to Queens College in New York. Simon has won sixteen Emmys for his solo and collaborative work. In 2006 Time magazine listed him as one of “100 People Who Shaped the World.” In 2015, Rolling Stone magazine listed him one of “100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time.” 



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Willie Nelson, Tau Kappa Epsilon 

Willie Nelson is one of the most recognizable names in country music, specifically Outlaw country. He has won 12 Grammys and was inducted in the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1993. He is included in Rolling Stone magazine’s “100 Greatest Singers” and “100 Greatest Guitarists.” He is also an actor, having acted in 30 films, an author, a poet and an activist. 


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Tim McGraw, Pi Kappa Alpha 

Tim McGraw is a country singer-songwriter. He has produced 15 studio albums, 10 of which went number 1 on the Top County Album charts. 25 of his singles reached number 1 on the Hot Country Songs chart. He is one of the best selling music artists of all time, selling more than 75 million records. He is also an actor, having been in may Hollywood productions. He has been married to fellow country singer Faith Hill since since 1996


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Dierks Bentley, Sigma Alpha Epsilon

Dierks Bentley is a country singer-song writer from Phoenix Arizona. He has recorded nine studio albums, of which 25 singles have been on Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts. 16 of his singles have peaked at number 1. Bentley has 14 Grammy nominations and won 3 Country Music Association awards. 


Peter O'Melia