Cannonball Adderley bio

Birth Name: Cannonball Adderley

Occupation: Saxophonist

Place Of Birth: Tampa

Date Of Birth: September 15, 1928

Date Of Death: August 8, 1975

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Cannonball Adderley was born on the 15th of September, 1928. He was famous for being a Saxophonist. Influential jazz saxophonist who released his best known single, “Mercy Mercy Mercy,” in 1966.

Cannonball Adderley was born in Tampa. He played with Ray Charles as a teenager in the 1940s. He released over forty albums as a band leader between 1950 and 1975.

Cannonball Adderley was a Virgo and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Cannonball Adderley was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Cannonball Adderley is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Cannonball Adderley’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Cannonball Adderley’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Cannonball Adderley kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Cannonball Adderley was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Cannonball Adderley
NICKNAME: Cannonball
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Cannonball Adderley was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Cannonball Adderley was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Cannonball Adderley had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Cannonball Adderley’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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