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Top 17 Famous Musicians Who Claim to Live in Florida

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Many of those aforementioned artists have long since left, vanished like patchouli, patched bell-bottoms, and the black light posters that once adorned so many college dorm room walls. And South Florida's reputation as a real estate magnet for more cutting edge artists -- save the legions of hip-hop provocateurs (shout out to Mister 305) that call South Florida home -- has long since passed its prime. Honestly, the last time I had a real rock star residing in my neighborhood was well over a decade ago, when I made the acquaintance of one Roy Young. Roy, who?, you ask. A veteran British piano player, Roy claimed that he played with the Beatles early on during their residency in Hamburg, Germany, and that their manager, Brian Epstein, subsequently asked him to join the group. Whether or not that was actually true has never been confirmed, but it did make for an interesting conversation over breakfast at Denny's.

Still, for all the stargazers among us, there are still some notables that continue to reside here and elsewhere throughout our state. Here are a few famous faces you might actually spot while gazing at the produce at your local Publix. All neatly arranged by category:

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Lee Zimmerman