Musicians Who Rock And Are Italian-American

Glenn danzig - born Glenn Anzalone, former lead singer/ founders for the Misfits
Glenn danzig - born Glenn Anzalone, former lead singer/ founders for the Misfits
NEW YORK - MARCH 1: Glenn Danzig of punk band The Misfits performs onstage at Spirit March 1, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
Joe Satriani
Joe Satriani
FREMANTLE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 08: Musician Joe Satriani performs on stage at Metropolis on July 8, 2008 in Fremantle, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)
Joe Perry - lead guitarist for Aerosmith
Joe Perry - lead guitarist for Aerosmith
LAS VEGAS - OCTOBER 03: Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry performs during a concert at the Bare Pool Lounge at the Mirage Hotel & Casino to celebrate the resort's 20th anniversary early on October 3, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Richie Sambora - born Richard Stephen Sambora. His father was Italian.
Richie Sambora - born Richard Stephen Sambora. His father was Italian.
OCEANSIDE, CA - AUGUST 19: Richie Sambora performs after donateing guitars to U.S. Marines at Camp Pendleton on August 19, 2011 in Oceanside, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for BWR)
Nikki Sixx - born Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna. Guitarist for Mötley Crüe
Nikki Sixx - born Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna. Guitarist for Mötley Crüe
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 11: Musician Nikki Sixx on stage during the 2012 Revolver Golden Gods Award Show at Club Nokia on April 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Steven Tyler - born Steven Tallarico
Steven Tyler - born Steven Tallarico
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 23: Musician Steven Tyler poses in the press room during Fox's "American Idol 2012" Finale Results Show at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on May 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Bruce Springsteen - Italian on his mother's side
Bruce Springsteen - Italian on his mother's side
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 14: Bruce Springsteen performs live on stage during the second day of Hard Rock Calling at Hyde Park on July 14, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jim Dyson/Getty Images)
Dean Martin
Dean Martin
Dean Martin in a Sept. 1957 photo. (AP PHOTO)
Frank Zappa -  born Frank Vincent Zappa. His father Francis Zappa was from Partinico, Sicily. His mother Rose Marie Colimore was of 3/4 Italian (1/4 Sicilian)
Frank Zappa - born Frank Vincent Zappa. His father Francis Zappa was from Partinico, Sicily. His mother Rose Marie Colimore was of 3/4 Italian (1/4 Sicilian)
Frank Zappa (27), leader der "The Mothers of Invention", einer Rock-Gruppe, die wegen ihrer drastischen Kritik an amerikanischer Politik auf dem Index der US-Sender stehen, besucht Hamburg am Wochenende mit seiner Gruppe zu einem zweistuendigen "shock -in" (AP-Photo/ESH) 5.1.1968
Micky Dolenz - singer and drummer for The Monkees
Micky Dolenz - singer and drummer for The Monkees
Former Monkees musical group member Micky Dolenz talks into the microphone at WCBS-FM during his first broadcast as the morning host at the New York radio station, Monday Jan. 10, 2005. The musician-actor, 59, recently finished an eight-month run in "Aida" on Broadway. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
Actor and singer Frank Sinatra posing for portrait in January 1963. (AP Photo/ho)
Bobby Darin - born Walden Robert Cassotto
Bobby Darin - born Walden Robert Cassotto
** FILE ** Rock and roll singer Bobby Darin is shown in a Feb. 1965 file photo. Friends, fans and his half brother marked what would have been singer Bobby Darin's 71st birthday Monday by dedicating a sidewalk star on the Las Vegas Strip to honor the "Mack the Knife" crooner. (AP Photo, file)
Ronnie James Dio - METAL!!! \nn//
Ronnie James Dio - METAL!!! \nn//
Frontman Ronnie James Dio, right, and guitar player Tony Iommi, left, of British heavy metal group "Heaven and Hell" perform on stage during the 41th Montreux Jazz Festival at the Stravinski hall in Montreux, Switzerland, Saturday, July 7, 2007. (AP Photo/Keystone, Sandro Campardo)
Peter Criss - born George Peter John Criscuola, former drummer of KISS
Peter Criss - born George Peter John Criscuola, former drummer of KISS
Peter Criss, founding member of rock group KISS, smiles during an autograph signing for the release of his solo album entitled "ONE FOR ALL" Tuesday, July 24, 2007 in New York. (AP Photo/Shiho Fukada)
Chick Corea - played with Miles Davis
Chick Corea - played with Miles Davis
US pianist Chick Corea of US jazz-rock band Return to Forever perfoms on the Stravinski Hall stage at the 42nd Montreux Jazz Festival, in Montreux, Switzerland, Friday, July 18, 2008. The Montreux Jazz Festival will last until July 19. (AP Photo/Keystone/Laurent Gillieron)
Trey Anastasio - leader of jam band Phish
Trey Anastasio - leader of jam band Phish
Trey Anastasio and Classic TAB perform during the All Points West music festival at Liberty State Park Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008 in Jersey City, N.J. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
(AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Tony Bennett - born Anthony Benedetto
Tony Bennett sings "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" during a sound check for a Valentine's Day benefit concert in the Venetian Room at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. Bennett returned the hotel to celebrate the 50th anniversary of where he first performed his signature song. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
(AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Jon Bon Jovi - born John Francis Bongiovi
Jon Bon Jovi - born John Francis Bongiovi
HOLLYWOOD , FL - JULY 26: Jon Bon Jovi performs with the Kings of Suburbia on the opening night of his debut solo tour at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino on July 26, 2012 in Hollywood ,Florida. (Photo by Jeff Daly/Invision/AP)
Madonna - born Madonna Louise Ciccone. Her father, Silvio Anthony Ciccone, is a first-generation Italian American
Madonna - born Madonna Louise Ciccone. Her father, Silvio Anthony Ciccone, is a first-generation Italian American
Pop singer and actress Madonna, in London, March 1986, to publicise her new movie "Shanghai Surprise". (AP Photo/Peter Kemp)
Nancy Sinatra
Nancy Sinatra
Nancy Sinatra, 20-year-old daughter of Frank Sinatra Sr., sings "Sugar Time" at a Hollywood, Ca., recording studio on Oct. 11, 1961. Sinatra is making her first record as a singer. (AP Photo)
Lita Ford - Carmelita Rossana Ford. Ford was born to a British father and an Italian mother in London, England
Lita Ford - Carmelita Rossana Ford. Ford was born to a British father and an Italian mother in London, England
Punk rocker Lita Ford swings her hair as she performs during a Hollywood party in Century City, Los Angeles, Ca., on Oct. 4, 1978. The celebrity cocktail party and dinner for the opening of "Annie" is a benefit for Park Century School. (AP Photo/Brich)
Cyndi Lauper - Her father was of German and Swiss descent and her mother is Italian American (from Sicily).
Cyndi Lauper - Her father was of German and Swiss descent and her mother is Italian American (from Sicily).
Singer Cyndi Lauper poses at Panavideo Studios in New York City on Aug. 23, 1984. (AP Photo)
Connie Francis - born Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero
Connie Francis - born Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero
Singer Connie Francis is shown in 1964. The location is not known. (AP Photo)
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