June 26


114 years ago, Bluesman Lee Conly Bradley was born in Jefferson County, Arkansas. (1903)
Big Bill Broonzy died of cancer August 15, 1958 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 65 years old.

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113 years ago, Bluesman James Burke Oden was born in Nashville, Tennessee. (1904)
St. Louis Jimmy Oden died December 30, 1977 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 74 years old.

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112 years ago, Singer Stella Crowson was born in Arcadia, Louisiana. (1905)
Teddy Grace died January 4, 1992 in La Mirada, California. She was 86 years old.

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108 years ago, Promoter Andreas Cornelius van Kuijk was born in Breda, Netherlands. (1909)
"Colonel" Tom Parker died January 21, 1997 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was 87 years old.

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105 years ago, Pianist Clarence Profit was born in New York, N.Y. (1912)
He died October 22, 1944 in New York, N.Y. He was 32 years old.

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Chickie and Doc Williams

103 years ago, Andrew John Smik, Jr. was born in Cleveland, Ohio. (1914)
Doc Williams died January 31, 2011 in Wheeling, West Virginia. He was 96 years old.

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102 years ago, Pianist Maurice Rockhold was born in Cinncinatti, Ohio. (1915)
Maurice Rocco died March 25, 1976 in Bangkok, Thailand. He was 60 years old.

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99 years ago, Classical Trumpeter Roger Louis Voisin was born in Anger, France. (1918)
Roger Voisin died February 13, 2008 in Newton, Massachusetts. He was 89 years old.

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91 years ago, Bluegrass Musician Kenny Baker was born in Jenkins, Kentucky. (1926)
He died July 8, 2011 in Gallatin, Texas. He was 85 years old.

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83 years ago, Pianist Dave Grusin was born in Littleton, Colorado. (1934)
Hauoli la Hanau to Dave!

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83 years ago, Mandolinist Franklin Delano Wakefield was born n Emory Gap, Tennessee. (1934)
Hauoli la Hanau to Frank Wakefield!

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80 years ago, Bassist Reggie Workman was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1937)
Hauoli la Hanau to Reggie!

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Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr.

77 years ago, Singer Billy Davis, Jr. was born in St. Louis, Missouri. (1940)
Hauoli la Hanau to Billy!

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76 years ago, Rockabilly Artist Charles Salvatore Bene' was born in Hackensack, New Jersey. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Chuck Bene'!

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75 years ago, Musician Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira was born in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gilberto Gil!

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75 years ago, Bassist Samuel Taylor of Canned Heat was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Larry "The Mole" Taylor!

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74 years ago, Singer Clive Powell was born in Lancashire, England. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Georgie Fame!

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74 years ago, Singer Jean Caliste was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jean Knight!

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73 years ago, Saxophonist Arthur Doyle was born in Birmingham, Alabama. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Arthur!

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69 years ago, American Roots-Music Performer Steve Nardella was born in Providence, Rhode Island. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Steve!

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68 years ago, Guitarist Adrian Curtis was born in Stoke Newington, London< England. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Adrian Gurvitz!

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66 years ago, Steel Guitarist Frank Ferera died in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was 66 years old. (1951)
He was born June 12, 1885 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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66 years ago, Saxophonist/Singer Rindy Ross was born in Portland, Oregon. (1951)
Hauoli la Hanau to Rindy!

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64 years ago, Bassist Ralph Ezell was born in Union, Mississippi. (1953)
He died November 30, 2007 in Pickstown, South Dakota. He was 54 years old.

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© Barry Quick

64 years ago, Trombonist Gary Valente was born in Worcester, Massachusetts. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gary!

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62 years ago, Drummer Joey Baron was born in Richmond, Virginia. (1955)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joey!

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62 years ago, Rocker Michael Geoffrey Jones was born in South London, England. (1955)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mick Jones!

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61 years ago, Pianist Bill Cunliffe was born in Lawrence, Massachussetts. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bill!

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61 years ago, Singer Chris Isaak was born in Stockton, California. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Chris!

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61 years ago, Trumpeter Clifford Brown died in a Bedford, Pennsylvania car crash. He was 25 years old. (1956)
He was born October 30, 1930 in Wilmington, Delaware.

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61 years ago, Pianist Richie Powell died in the same Bedford, Pennsylvania car crash that killed Clifford Brown. He was 24 years old. (1956)
He was born September 5, 1931 in New York, N.Y.

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60 years ago, Singer Patty Smyth was born in New York, N.Y. (1957)
Hauoli la Hanau to Patty!

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59 years ago, Guitarist Jef Lee Johnson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1958)
He died January 28, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was 54 years old.

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57 years ago, Guitarist Zachary Charles Breaux was born in Port Arthur, Texas. (1960)
Zachary Breaux died February 20, 1997 while attempting to rescue a drowning woman at Miami Beach, Florida.

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56 years ago, Singer Teri Kathleen Nunn was born in Los Angeles, California. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Teri Nunn!

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56 years ago, Singer Harriet Wheeler was born in Sonning Common, Oxfordshire, England. (1963)
Hauoli la Hanau to Harriet!

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51 years ago, Guitarist Scott Holt was born in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. (1966)
Hauoli la Hanau to Scott!

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50 years ago, Guitarist Pat Boyack was born in Helper, Utah. (1967)
Hauoli la Hanau to Pat!

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49 years ago, Trumpeter Ziggy Elman died in Van Nuys, California. He was 54 years old. (1968)
Harry Finkelman was born May 26, 1914 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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44 years ago, Country Singer Gretchen Frances Wilson was born in Pocahontas, Illinois. (1973)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gretchen Wilson!

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35 years ago, Rock Musician Ivan Nathan Followill was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (1979)
Hauoli la Hanau to Nathan Followill!

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33 years ago, Pianist Albert Dailey died in Denver, Colorado. He was 45 years old. (1984)
Albert Preston Dailey was born June 16, 1939 in Baltimore, Maryland.

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30 years ago, Trombonist Frank Rehak died in Badger, California. He was 60 years old. (1987)
Frank James Rehak was born July 7, 1926 in New York, N.Y.

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24 years ago, Pop Singer Ariana Grande-Butera was born in Boca Raton, Florida. (1993)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ariana Grande!

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24 years ago, Bluesman Son Thomas died in Greenville, Mississippi. He was 67 years old. (1993)
James Son Thomas was born October 14, 1926 in Eden, Mississippi.

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20 years ago, Singer Bruddah Iz died in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was 38 years old. (1997)
Israel Kamakawiwo'ole was born May 20, 1959 in Kaimuki, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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11 years ago, Guitarist/Singer/Songwriter Johnny Jenkins died in Macon, Georgia. He was 67 years old. (2006)
Johnny Edward Jenkins was born March 5, 1939 in Swift Creek, Georgia.

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7 years ago, Trombonist Benny Powell died in New York, N.Y. He was 80 years old. (2010)
He was born March 1, 1930 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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5 years ago, Bassist John Koko of The Makaha Sons died in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was 51 years old. (2012)
He was born August 24, 1960 in Honolulu, Hawaii.


June 25

Joe Marsala and Adele Girard Marsala

104 years ago, Harpist Adele Girard was born in Holyoke, Massachusetts. (1913)
Adele Girard Marsala died September 7, 1993 in Denver, Colorado. She was 80 years old.

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Roy C. Bennett and Sid Tepper

99 years ago, Songwriter Sid Tepper was born in New York, N.Y. (1918)
He died April 24, 2015 in Miami Beach, Florida. He was 97 years old.

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95 years ago, Guitarist John Henry Smith, Jr. was born in Louisville, Kentucky. (1922)
Johnny Smith died June 12, 2013 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was 90 years old.

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92 years ago, The "King of Zydeco" Clifton Chenier was born in Opelousas, Louisiana. (1925)
He died December 12, 1987 in Lafayette, Louisiana. He was 62 years old.

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89 years ago, Trombonist Bill Russo was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1928)
He died January 11, 2003 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 74 years old.

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82 years ago, Soul Singer Eddie Floyd was born in Montgomery, Alabama. (1935)
Hauoli la Hanau to Eddie!

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Larry Brown, Lloyd Parks, Harold Melvin, Bernie Wilson and Teddy Pendergrass

78 years ago. Soul Singer Harold Melvin was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1939)
He died March 24, 1997 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was 57 years old.

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Ray Thomas and Clint Warwick

77 years ago, Albert Eccles was born in Birmingham, England. (1940)
Clint Warwick of The Moody Blues died May 15, 2004 in Birmingham, England. He was 63 years old.

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75 years ago, Drummer Joe Chambers was born in Stoneacre, Virginia. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joe!

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74 years ago, Soul Singer Don Varner was born in Birmingham, Alabama. (1943)
He died of a heart attack October 7, 2002 in Moreno Valley, California. He was 59 years old.

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73 years ago, Vibraphonist Bobby Naughton was born in Boston, Massachussetts. (1944)
Haouli la Hanau to Bobby!

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72 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Carly Simon was born in New York, N.Y. (1945)
Hauoli la Hanau to Carly!

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71 years ago, Percussionist Jose "Chepito" Areas was born in Leon, Nicaragua. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to "Chepito"!

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71 years ago, Keyboardist/Guitarist Allen Glover Lanier was born in Long Island, N.Y. (1946)
Allen Lanier died August 14, 2013 in New York, N.Y. He was 67 years old.

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71 years ago, Keyboardist Ian McDonald was born in London, England. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ian!

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66 years ago, Brian Timothy Finn was born in Te Awamutu, New Zealand. (1951)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tim Finn!

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65 years ago, Guitarist Brian Oliver MacLeod was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia. (1952)
Brian MacLeod died April 25, 1992 in in Vancouver, British Columbia. He was 39 years old.

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63 years ago, Actress Rosa María Almirall Martínez was born in Barcelona, Spain. (1954)
Lina Romay died February 15, 2012 in Málaga, Spain. She was 57 years old.

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63 years ago, David Frank Paich was born in Los Angeles, California. (1954)
Hauoli la Hanau to David Paich!

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54 years ago, Singer Yorgos Kyriatou Panayioutou was born in Bushey, England. (1963)
George Michael died December 25, 2016 in Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England. He was 53 years old.

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49 years ago, Guitarist Kelly Keeling was born in Lafayette, Louisiana. (1968)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kelly!

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45 years ago, Bassist Mike Kroeger was born in Hanna, Canada. (1972)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mike!

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43 years ago, Bassist Jim LaMarca was born in Strongsville, Ohio. (1974)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jim!

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41 years ago, Composer Johnny Mercer died in Los Angeles, California. He was 66 years old. (1976)
He was born November 18, 1909 in Savannah, Georgia.

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32 years ago, Guitarist Peewee Crayton died in Los Angeles, California. He was 70 years old. (1985)
Connie Curtis Crayton was born December 18, 1914 in Rockdale, Texas.

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31 years ago, Guitarist Casey Patricia Desmond was born in Boston, Massachusetts. (1986)
Hauoli la Hanau to Casey Desmond!

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Boudleaux and Felice Bryant

30 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Boudleaux Bryant died in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was 67 years old. (1987)
Boudleaux Diadorius Bryant was born February 13, 1920 in Shellman, Georgia.

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29 years ago, Red Hot Chili Peppers Guitarist Hillel Slovak died of a heroin overdose in Hollywood, California. He was 26 years old. (1988)
He was born April 13, 1962 in Haifa, Israel.

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29 years ago, Singer Jimmy Soul died of a heart attack in New York, N.Y. He was 45 years old. (1988)
He was born August 24, 1942 in Weldon, N.C.

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12 years ago, "The Father of the Summer of Love" Chet Helms died of a stroke in San Francisco, California. He was 62 years old. (2005)
He was born August 2, 1942 in Santa Maria, California.

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11 years ago, Producer/Arranger Arif Mardin died in New York, N.Y. He was 74 years old. (2006)
He was born March 15, 1932 in Istanbul, Turkey.

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8 years ago, Actress/Model Farrah Fawcett died in Los Angeles, California. She was 62 years old. (2009)
Ferrah Leni Fawcett was born February 2, 1947 in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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8 years ago, The "King of Pop" Michael Jackson died in Los Angeles, California. He was 50 years old. (2009)
Michael Joseph Jackson was born August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana.

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8 years ago, Songwriter Timothy Krekel died in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 58 years old. (2009)
Tim Krekel was born October 10, 1950 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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8 years ago, Sky Saxon died in Austin, Texas. He was 63 years old. (2009)
Richard Marsh was born August 20, 1937 in Salt Lake City, Utah.


June 24


117 years ago, Saxophonist John Handy was born in Pass Christian, Mississippi. (1900)
"Captain" John Handy died January 12, 1971 in New York, N.Y. He was 70 years old.

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116 years ago, Composer Harry Partch was born in Oakland, California. (1901)
He died September 3, 1974 in San Diego, California. He was 73 years old.

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113 years ago, Drummer/Singer/Actor Wonga Philip Harris was born in Linton, Indiana. (1904)
Phil Harris died August 11, 1995 in Rancho Mirage, California. He was 91 years old.

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107 years ago, Trumpeter Charles Melvin Williams was born in Mobile, Alabama. (1910)
Cootie Williams died September 14, 1985 in New York, N.Y. He was 75 years old.

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Ransom Knowling and Willie Smith

105 years ago, Bassist Ransom Knowling was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1912)
He died October 22, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 55 years old.

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100 years ago, Country Singer/Entertainer Tommy Lee Scott was born in Eastanollee, Georgia. (1917)
Tommy Scott died September 30, 2013 in Toccoa, Georgia. He was 96 years old.

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97 years ago, Bluesman Lester Williams was born in Groveton, Texas. (1920)
He died November 13, 1990 in Houston, Texas. He was 70 years old.

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Photo by Marilyn Harris

95 years ago, Arranger Manny Albam was born in Samana, Dominican Republic. (1922)
He died October 2, 2001 in Croton, N.Y. He was 79 years old.

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95 years ago, Trombonist Taswell J. Baird, Jr. was born in St. Louis, Missouri. (1922)
Little Joe Baird died November 22, 2002 from injuries he had suffered during a brutal robbery in Oakland, California. He was 80 years old.

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93 years ago, Bluesman James Lewis Carter Ford was born in Forest, Mississippi. (1924)
T Model Ford died July 16, 2013 in Greenville, Mississippi. He was 89 years old.

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85 years ago, Pianist/Bandleader George Gruntz was born in Basel, Switzerland. (1932)
He died January 10, 2013 in Basel, Switzerland. He was 80 years old.

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84 years ago, Folk Singer Rosalie Ann Stringfellow was born in Boise, Idaho. (1933)
Rosalie Sorrels died June 11, 2017 in Reno, Nevada. She was 83 years old.

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82 years ago, Minimalist Pioneer Terry Riley was born in Colfax, California. (1935)
Hauoli la Hanau to Terry!

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82 years ago, Tango Singer Carlos Gardel died in a Medellin, Colombia airplane accident. He was 45 years old. (1935)
Charles Romuald Gardel was born December 11, 1890 in Toulouse, France.

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78 years ago, Paul Michael Bach of Spanky and Our Gang was born in Coral Gables, Florida. (1939)
Oz Bach died of cancer September 21, 1998 in Brevard, North Carolina. He was 59 years old.

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78 years ago, Singer Brigitte Fontaine was born in Morlaix, France. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Brigitte!

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78 years ago, Bluesman George Stancell was born in Greenwood, Mississippi. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to "Gorgeous" George!

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75 years ago, The "King Of Turkish Rock" Erkin Koray was born in Istanbul, Turkey. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Erkin!

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75 years ago, Rocker Joseph Castaldo was born in the Bronx, N.Y. (1942)
Joey Castle died of cancer December 15, 1978 in the Bronx, N.Y. He was 36 years old.

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74 years ago, Saxophonist Frank Lowe was born in Memphis, Tennessee. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Frank!

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73 years ago, Guitarist Geoffrey Arnold Beck was born in Wallington, Surrey, England. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jeff Beck!

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73 years ago, Arthur Wilton Brown was born in Whitby, Yorkshire, England. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to "The Crazy World of" Arthur Brown!

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Charlie Whitney (top left), Jim King, Rob Townsend, Ric Grech (front right), Roger Chapman

73 years ago, Guitarist Richard John Whitney was born in Skipton, North Yorkshire, England. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Charlie Whitney!

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73 years ago, Saxophonist Christopher Gordon Blandford Wood of Traffic was born in Harborne, Birmingham, England. (1944)
Chris Wood died of pneumonia July 12, 1983 in Birmingham, England. He was 39 years old.

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72 years ago, Singer Colin Blunstone was born in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England. (1945)
Hauoli la Hanau to Colin!

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71 years ago, Bassist Clinton Joseph Houston was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1946)
Clint Houston died June 7, 2000 in New York, N. Y. He was 53 years old.

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70 years ago, Drummer Michael John Kells Fleetwood was born in London, England. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mick Fleetwood!

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69 years ago, Keyboardist Patrick Moraz was born in Morges, Switzerland. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Patrick!

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68 years ago, Bassist John Edward Illsley was born in Leicester, Leicestershire, England. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to John Illsley!

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67 years ago, Folk Singer Sandy Ross was born in Phoenix, Arizona. (1950)
She died May 6, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. She was 66 years old.

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67 years ago, Derrick Simpson was born in Kingston Jamaica. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to "Duckie"!

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61 years ago, Bluesman Michael Coleman was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Michael!

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61 years ago, Singer Tad Robinson was born in New York, N.Y. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tad!

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58 years ago, Singer/Bassist George Andrew McCluskey was born in Heswall, Wirral, Cheshire, England. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Andy McCluskey!

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58 years ago, Singer Terrence Wilson of UB40 was born in Birmingham, England. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Astro!

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56 years ago, Singer/Bassist Curt Smith was born in Bath, Somerset, England. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Curt!

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56 years ago, Drummer Marvin "Smitty" Smith was born in Waukegan, Illinois. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to "Smitty"!

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50 years ago, Guitarist Jeff Cease was born in Nashville, Tennessee. (1967)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jeff!

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50 years ago, Guitarist Zven Kruspe was born in Wittenberge, East Germany. (1967)
Hauoli la Hanau to Richard Z. Kruspe!

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47 years ago, Pop Singer Glenn Alan Medeiros was born in Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii. (1970)
Hauoli la Hanau to Glenn Medeiros!

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42 years ago, Singer Charles Walker died in New York, N.Y. He was 53 years old. (1975)
He was born July 26, 1922 in Macon, Georgia.

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31 years ago, Singer Solange Piaget Knowles was born in Houston, Texas. (1986)
Hauoli la Hanau to Solange!

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30 years ago, "The Great One" Jackie Gleason died of cancer in Lauderhill, Florida. He was 71 years old. (1987)
Herbert John Gleason was born February 26, 1916 in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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24 years ago, Saxophonist Massimo Urbani died June 24, 1993 in Rome, Italy. He was 37 years old. (1993)
He was born May 8, 1957 in Primavalle, Italy.

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13 years ago, Steel Guitarist Tau Moe died in Laie, Hawaii. He was 95 years old. (2004)
He was born August 11, 1908 in American Samoa.

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9 years ago, Singer Ira B. Tucker died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was 83 years old. (2008)
He was born May 17, 1925 in Spartanburg, S.C.

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7 years ago, Saxophonist Fred Anderson, Jr. died in Chicago, Illinois. He was 81 years old. (2010)
He was born March 22, 1929 in Monroe, Louisiana.

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3 years ago, Guitarist Leah Marie King committed suicide in Nashville, Tennessee. She was 34 years old. (2014)
She was born during 1984 in Vancouver, Canada.

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1 year ago, "The Wizard Of Woo" Bernie Worrell died in Everson, Washington. He was 72 years old. (2016)
He was born April 19, 1944 in Long Beach, New Jersey.


June 23


113 years ago, Gospel Singer Willie Mae Ford was born in Rolling Fork, Mississippi. (1904)
Mother Willie Mae Ford Smith died February 2, 1994 in St. Louis, Missouri. She was 89 years old.

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107 years ago, Bassist Milton John Hinton was born in Vicksburg, Tennessee. (1910)
Milt Hinton died December 19, 2000 in Queens, N.Y. He was 90 years old.

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106 years ago, Saxophonist Edward Raymond Miller was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1911)
Eddie Miller died April 1, 1991 in Van Nuys, California. He was 79 years old.

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104 years ago, Accordionist Nathan Abshire was born in Gueyden, Louisiana. (1913)
He died May 13, 1981 in Basile, Louisiana. He was 67 years old.

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104 years ago, Singer Helen Humes was born in Louisville, Kentucky. (1913)
She died September 9, 1981 in Santa Monica, California. She was 68 years old.

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102 years ago, Honky Tonk Guitarist William Grishaw was born in Lynchburg, Virginia. (1915)
Zeb Turner died January 10, 1978 in Lynchburg, Virginia. He was 62 years old.

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94 years ago, Musician George Allan Russell was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. (1923)
George Russell died July 27, 2009 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was 86 years old.

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92 years ago, Saxophonist Edmund Gregory was born in Savannah, Georgia. (1925)
Sahib Shihab died October 24, 1989 in Tennessee. He was 64 years old.

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Johnny and June Carter Cash

88 years ago, Singer Valerie June Carter was born in Maces Springs, Virginia. (1929)
June Carter Cash died May 15, 2003 in Nashville, Tennessee. She was 73 years old.

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Niki Sullivan,Jerry Allison,Buddy Holly and Joe B. Mauldin

80 years ago, Rock & Roller Niki M. Sullivan was born in Southgate, California. (1937)
Niki Sullivan died April 6, 2004 in Sugar Creek, Missouri. He was 67 years old.

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79 years ago, Vocalist Boruch Alan Bermowitz was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. (1938)
Alan Vega died July 16, 2016 in New York, N.Y. He was 78 years old.

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79 years ago, Blues Singer Mahalia Lucille Jenkins was born in Bolton, Mississippi. (1938)
Lucille Spann died August 2, 1994 in Vicksburg, Mississippi. She was 56 years old.

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77 years ago, British "Teen Idol" Terence Nelhams was born in Acton, London, England. (1940)
Adam Faith died March 8, 2003 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England. He was 62 years old.

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77 years ago, One Time Beatle Bassist, Stuart Sutcliffe was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. (1940)
He died of a brain hemorrhage April 10, 1962 in Hamburg, Germany. He was 21 years old.

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77 years ago, Singer Diana Trask was born in Melbourne, Australia. (1940)
Hauoli la Hanau to Diana!

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76 years ago, Songwriter/Lyricistst Robert Burns was born in San Luis Obispo, California. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Robert Hunter!

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76 years ago, Guitarist Deacon John Moore was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Deacon John Moore!

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Stephen Caldwell, Marlena Davis, Rosetta Hightower and Shirley Brickley

73 years ago, Singer Rosetta Hightower was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1944)
She died August 2, 2014 in London, England. She was 70 years old.

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72 years ago, Bassist Paul Goddard was born in Atlanta, Georgia. (1945)
He died April 29, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was 68 years old.

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70 years ago, R & B Singer Jimmy Castor was born in New York, N.Y. (1947)
He died January 16, 2012 in Henderson, Nevada. He was 64 years old.

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69 years ago, Guitarist Myles Goodwyn was born in Woodstock, Canada. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Myles!

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67 years ago, Saxophonist Luther Thomas was born in St. Louis, Missouri. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to Luther!

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65 years ago, Bassist Anthony Jackson was born in New York, N.Y. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Anthony!

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62 years ago, Vocalist Glenn Allen Anzalone was born in Lodi, New Jersey. (1955)
Hauoli la Hanau to Glenn Danzig!

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57 years ago, Saxophonist Donald Harrison was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1960)
Hauoli la Hanau to Donald!

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56 years ago, Bassist Mark Drillich was born in Holland. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mark!

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55 years ago, Vocalist Charles Billy was born in Alameda County, California. (1962)
Hauoli la Hanau to Chuck Billy!

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55 years ago, Drummer Steven Jay Shelley was born in Midland, Michigan. (1962)
Hauoli la Hanau to Steve Shelley!

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53 years ago, Guitarist Joseph Alan Cagle was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana. (1964)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joey Allen!

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52 years ago, Guitarist Paul Benjamin Arthurs was born in Burnage, Manchester, England. (1965)
Hauoli la Hanau to Paul "Bonehead" Arthurs!

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51 years ago, Singer Jonathan Arthur Debarge was born in New York, N.Y. (1966)
Hauoli la Hanau to Chico Debarge!

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44 years ago, Musician Jeffrey Carter Albrecht was born in Kansas. (1973)
Carter Albrecht was shot to death September 3, 2007 in Dallas, Texas. He was 34 years old.

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42 years ago, Singer Kate Tunstall was born in St.Andrews, Scotland. (1975)
Hauoli la Hanau to KT Tunstall!

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41 years ago, Guitarist Joseph Christopher Becker Jr. was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1976)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joe Becker!

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40 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Jason Thomas Mraz was born in Mechanicsville, Virginia. (1977)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jason Mraz!

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39 years ago, Rapper Malik Cox was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. (1978)
Hauoli la Hanau to Memphis Bleek!

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39 years ago, Guitarist/Vocalist Frédéric Leclercq was born in Charleville-Mézičres, Ardennes, France. (1978)
Hauoli la Hanau to Frédéric!

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33 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Aimée Ann Duffy was born in Nefyn, Gwynedd, Wales. (1984)
Hauoli la Hanau to Duffy!

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27 years ago, Bassist Ikey Sweat died of a gunshot wound in his Richmond, Texas home. He was 45 years old. (1990)
Isaac Payton Sweat was born July 19, 1944 in Port Arthur, Texas.

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26 years ago, Country Singer Kaitlyn Michelle Armiger was born in Sugarland, Texas. (1991)
Hauoli la Hanau to Katie Armiger!

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25 years ago, Fiddler Wade Frugé died in Eunice, Louisiana. He was 75 years old. (1992)
He was born August 27, 1916 in Eunice, Louisiana.

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17 years ago, Flautist Jerome Richardson died in Englewood, New Jersey. He was 79 years old. (2000)
He was born November 15, 1920 in Oakland, California.

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9 years ago, Bassist Dave Carpenter died in Burbank, California. He was 48 years old. (2008)
He was born November 4, 1959 in Dayton, Ohio.

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7 years ago, Trumpeter Bill Dixon died in North Bennington, Vermont. He was 84 years old. (2010)
William Robert Dixon was born October 5, 1925 in Nantucket, Massachussetts.

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7 years ago, Former Kinks Bassist Peter Quaife died in Herlev, Denmark. He was 66 years old. (2010)
He was born December 31, 1943 in Tavistock, Devonshire, England.

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4 years ago, Singer Bobby "Blue" Bland died in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 83 years old. (2013)
Robert Calvin Bland was born January 27, 1930 in Rosemark, Tennessee.

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4 years ago, Bluesman Little Willie Littlefield died in El Campo, Texas. He was 81 years old. (2013)
He was born September 16, 1931 in Houston, Texas. He

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1 year ago, Blue Grass Fiddler Ralph Stanley died in Sandy Ridge, Virginia. He was 89 years old. (2016)
Ralph Edmond Stanley was born February 25, 1927 in Stratton, Virginia.


June 22


114 years ago, the FBI's 1st Public Enemy #1 John Dillinger was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. (1903)
Dillinger was shot dead July 22, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 32 years old.

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114 years ago, Drummer Ben Pollack was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1903)
He died June 7, 1971 in Palm Springs, California. He was 67 years old.

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Muddy Waters,Henry Armstrong, Otis Spann, Pot Strong, Elga Edmonds and Jimmy Rogers

108 years ago, Drummer Elga Edmonds aka Elgin Evans was born in Illinois. (1909)
He died in August 1966 in Aurora, Illinois. He was 57 years old.

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106 years ago, Organist Guus Jansen was born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. (1911)
He died October 26, 1990 in Laren, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. He was 79 years old.

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96 years ago, Bluesman J.W. Warren was born in Enterprise, Alabama. (1921)
He died August 5, 2003 in Arlton, Alabama. He was 82 years old.

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94 years ago, Singer Ella Johnson was born in Darlington, South Carolina. (1923)
She died February 16, 2004 in New York, N.Y. She was 80 years old.

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92 years ago, Drummer Remo Delmo Belli was born in Mishawaka, Indiana. (1925)
He died April 25, 2016 in Pasadena, California. He was 88 years old.

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89 years ago, Bluesman Turner Foddrell was born in Stuart, Virginia. (1928)
He died February 3, 1995 in Blacksburg, Virginia. He was 67 years old.

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Roy Drusky with the Jordanaires

87 years ago, "The Perry Como of Country Music" Roy Frank Drusky was born in Atlanta, Georgia. (1930)
Roy Drusky died September 23, 2004 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 74 years old.

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87 years ago, Bluesman Joe Medwick was born in Houston, Texas. (1930)
He died April 12, 1992 in Houston, Texas. He was 61 years old.

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83 years ago, Percussionist Raymond Mantilla was born in New York, N.Y. (1934)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ray Mantilla!

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81 years ago, Singer Verne Allison was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1936)
Hauoli la Hanau to Verne!

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81 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Kristoffer Kristofferson was born in Brownsville, Texas. (1936)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kris Kristofferson!

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81 years ago, Keyboardist Hermeto Pascoal was born in Lagoa da Canoa, Alagoas, Brazil. (1936)
Hauoli la Hanau to "The Sorcerer"!

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80 years ago, Guitarist Cal Green was born in Dayton, Texas. (1937)
He died July 6, 2004 in Lake View Terrace, California. He was 67 years old.

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80 years ago, Soul Singer Chuck Jackson was born in Latta, South Carolina. (1937)
Hauoli la Hanau to Chuck !

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79 years ago, Drummer Robert Leslie Harrison was born in West Ham, England. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bobby Harrison !

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78 years ago, Composer/Pianist Heikki Sarmanto was born in Helsinki, Finland. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Heikki!

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75 years ago, Drummer Eddie Prevost was born in Hitchin, England. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Eddie!

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Pete Stampfel and Steve Weber

75 years ago, Guitarist Steve Weber of the Holy Modal Rounders was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Steve!

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Peter and Gordon

73 years ago, Peter Asher (of Peter and Gordon fame) was born in London, England. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Peter!

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73 years ago, Rock Manager William Carl Thompson was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (1944)
Bill Thompson died January 12, 2015 in Mill Valley, California. He was 70 years old

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71 years ago, Guitarist Eliades Ochoa was born in Songo – La Maya, Cuba. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Eliades!

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Flo and Eddie

70 years ago, Singer Howard Kaplan was born in The Bronx, N.Y. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Howard Kaylan (aka Eddie)!

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69 years ago, Musician/Producer Todd Harry Rundgren was born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Todd Rundgren!

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68 years ago, Bassist Lawrence E. Junstrom was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Larry Junstrom!

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68 years ago, Alan Ralph Osmond was born in Ogden, Utah. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Alan Osmond!

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64 years ago, Singer Cyndi Lauper was born in Queens, N.Y. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Cyndi!

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63 years ago, Guitarst Robert James Beckingham was born in Chatham, Kent, England. (1954)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bobby Valentino!

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61 years ago, Bassist Derek Forbes was born in Glasgow, Scotland. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Derek!

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60 years ago, Bassist Garry William Beers was born in Manley, New South Wales, Australia. (1957)
Hauoli la Hanau to Garry Beers!

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60 years ago, Bassist John Ryder was born in New Hampshire. (1957)
Hauoli la Hanau to John!

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59 years ago, Singer Ruby Turner was born in Montego Bay, Jamaica. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ruby!

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58 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Nicola Sirkis was born in Antony, France. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Nicola!

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56 years ago, Guitarist Pete Huttlinger was born in Washington, D.C. (1961)
He died January 15, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 54 years old.

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56 years ago, Singer/Songwriter James William Somerville was born in Glasgow, Scotland. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jimmy Somerville!

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55 years ago, Singer Robert Bernard Andrew Gillespie was born in Glasgow, Scotland. (1962)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bobby Gillespie!

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54 years ago, Singer Anne-Marie Teresa Antoinette Ruddock was born in England. (1963)
Hauoli la Hanau to Anne-Marie Ruddock!

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53 years ago, Drummer Thomas Cunningham was born in Drumchapel, Glasgow, Scotland. (1964)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tommy Cunningham!

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53 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Michael James Edwards was born in Wiltshire, London, England. (1964)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mike Edwards!

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48 years ago, Actress Judy Garland died in New York, N.Y. She was 47 years old. (1969)
Frances Ethel Gumm was born June 10, 1922 in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

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47 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Steven Jay Page was born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. (1970)
Hauoli la Hanau to Steven Page!

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45 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Elton Britt died in McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania. He was 58 years old. (1972)
He was born June 27, 1913 in Marshall, Arkansas.

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44 years ago, Christopher Thomas Traynor was born in Long Island, N.Y. (1973)
Hauoli la Hanau to Chris Traynor!

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43 years ago, Composer Darius Milhaud died in Geneva, Switzerland. He was 81 years old. (1974)
He was born September 4, 1892 in Aix-en-Provence, France.

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42 years ago, Bassist Kevin Garcia was born in Modesto, California. (1975)
He died May 2, 2017 in Modesto, California. He was 41 years old.

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41 years ago, Bassist Gordon Peter Moakes was born in Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes, England. (1976)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gordon Moakes!

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40 years ago, Guitarist Peter Laughner died in Bay Village, Ohio. He was 24 years old. (1977)
He was born August 22, 1952 in Cleveland, Ohio.

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38 years ago, Trombonist Pee Wee Hunt died in Plymouth, Massachusetts. He was 72 years old. (1979)
Walter Hunt was born May 10, 1907 in Mt. Healthy Ohio.

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36 years ago, Guitarist Christopher Dominic Urbanowicz was born in Aslockton, Nottinghamshire, Nottingham, England. (1981)
Hauoli la Hanau to Chris Urbanowicz!

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Gary Gilmore, Taj Mahal, Jesse Edwin Davis and Chuck Blackwell

29 years ago, Guitarist Jesse Edwin Davis died of a suspected drug overdose in Venice, California. He was 43 years old. (1988)
He was born September 21, 1944 in Oklahoma.

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24 years ago, Trumpeter Emmett Berry died in Cleveland, Ohio. He was 78 years old. (1993)
He was born July 23, 1915 in Macon, Georgia.

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12 years ago, Bluesman Harry Hypolite died when a truck hit his stalled car in Port Allen, Louisiana. He was 68 years old. (2005)
He was born April 19, 1937 in Marrinville, Louisiana.

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11 years ago, Bluesman Back Alley John died in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He was 51 years old. (2006)
John Carl David Wilson was born February 10, 1955 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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9 years ago, Comedian George Carlin died in Santa Monica, California. He was 71 years old. (2008)
He was born May 12, 1937 in New York, N.Y.

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8 years ago, Bassist Nick Holt died in Lincoln, Nebraska. He was 69 years old. (2009)
He was born January 15, 1940 in Grenada, Mississippi.

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Photo: Karlheinz Klüter

8 years ago, Trumpeter Eddie Preston died in Palm Coast, Florida. He was 84 years old. (2009)
He was born September 5, 1928 in Dallas, Texas.

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Martin Carthy, Norma Waterson, Lal Waterson and Mike Waterson

6 years ago, Singer Mike Waterson died in Hull, East Of Riding, England. He was 70 years old. (2011)
He was born January 16, 1941 in Hull, East Of Riding, England.

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3 years ago, Guitarist/Song Writer Teenie Hodges died in Dallas, Texas. He was 68 years old. (2014)
Mabon Lewis Hodges was born November 16, 1945 in Germantown, Tennessee.

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1 year ago, Jim Boyd died in Colville, Washington. He was 60 years old. (2016)
He was born during 1956 in Colville, Washington.


June 21


117 years ago, Trumpeter Dewey Jackson was born in St. Louis, Missouri. (1900)
He died January 1, 1994 in St. Louis, Missouri. He was 94 years old.

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115 years ago, Bluesman Nehemiah Curtis James was born in Bentonia, Mississippi. (1902)
Skip James died October 3, 1969 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was 67 years old.

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105 years ago, Saxophonist Big Jim Wynn was born in El Paso, Texas. (1912)
He died July 19, 1977 in Los Angeles, California. He was 65 years old.

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95 years ago, Pianist Frank Scott was born in Fargo, North Dakota. (1921)
He died during October, 1995 in Palm Desert, California. He was 74 years old.

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93 years ago, Clarinetist Walter Ernest Fawkes was born in Vancouver, Canada. (1924)
Hauoli la Hanau to Wally Fawkes!

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89 years ago, Saxophonist Clifford Scott was born in San Antonio, Texas. (1928)
He died April 19, 1993 in San Antonio, Texas. He was 64 years old.

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Jamil Nasser and Ted Dunbar

85 years ago, Bassist George Joyner was born in Memphis, Tennessee. (1932)
Jamil Nasser died February 13, 2010 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 77 years old.

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85 years ago, Pianist Boris Claudio Schifrin was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (1932)
Hauoli la Hanau to Lalo Schifrin!

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81 years ago, Soul Singer Ocie Lee Smith was born in Mansfield, Louisiana. (1936)
O. C. Smith died November 23, 2001 in Los Angeles, California. He was 65 years old.

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80 years ago, Drummer Donald Dean was born in Kansas City, Missouri. (1937)
Hauoli la Hanau to Donald!

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79 years ago, Songwriter Gerald Blackstone was born in London, England. (1938)
Hauoli la Hanau to Don Black!

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78 years ago, Singer Maria Rosa Marco Poquet was born in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Salomé!

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76 years ago, Singer Mitty Collier was born in Birmingham, Alabama. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mitty!

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76 years ago, Bluesman Johnny "Yard Dog" Jones was born in Crawfordsville, Arkansas. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Yard Dog!

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75 years ago, Keyboardist Eumir De Almeida Deodato was born in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Deodato!

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73 years ago, Singer Raymond Douglas Davies of The Kinks was born in London, England. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ray Davies!

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Mike Kogel (vocals), Antonio Martinez (guitar), Miguel Vicens-Danus (bass), Pablo Gomez Samllehi (drums) and Manolo 'Manuel' Fernandez

73 years ago, Basssist Miguel Vicens-Danus was born in Madrid, Spain. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Manuel Fernandez!

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73 years ago, Drummer Jon Hiseman was born in Woolwich, London, England. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jon!

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72 years ago, Guitarist Chris Britton was born in Hertfordshire, England. (1945)
Hauoli la Hanau to Chris!

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72 years ago, Musician Arthur Louis Bulgin was born in Jamaica. (1945)
Arthur Louis died December 24, 2014 in Surbiton, England. He was 69 years ago.

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71 years ago, Guitarist Doug Hastings was born in Seattle, Washington. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Doug!

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71 years ago, Singer Brenda Holloway was born in Atascadero, California. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Brenda!

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70 years ago, Guitarist Joseph Charles Molland was born in Edge Hill, Liverpool, England. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joey Molland!

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69 years ago, Keyboardist Donald Airey was born in Sunderland, England. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Don Airey!

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69 years ago, Leon Everette Baughman was born in Aiken, South Carolina. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Leon Everette!

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69 years ago, Organist Dan Fogel was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Dan!

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67 years ago, Drummer Joseph Michael Kramer was born in The Bronx, New York, N.Y. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joey Kramer!

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66 years ago, Guitarist Nils Lofgren was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1951)
Hauoli la Hanau to Nils!

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63 years ago, Reggae Musician Horace Swaby was born in St. Andrew, Jamaica. (1954)
Augustus Pablo died May 18, 1999 in Kingston, Jamaica. He was 44 years old.

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60 years ago, Drummer Mark Brzezicki was born in Slough, Berkshire, England. (1957)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mark!

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60 years ago, Pianist Rob Schneiderman was born in Boston, Massachussetts. (1957)
Hauoli la Hanau to Rob!

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59 years ago, Multi-Instrumentalist Steve Lieberman was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Steve!

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58 years ago, Singer Marcella "Marcy" Levy was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Marcella Detroit !

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58 years ago, Country Singer Kathy Mattea was born in Cross Lanes, West Virginia. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kathy!

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56 years ago, Singer/Guitarist José-Manuel Thomas Arthur Chao Ortega was born in Paris, France. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Manu Chao!

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56 years ago, Guitarist Charles Frederick Kip Winger was born in Denver, Colorado. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kip Winger!

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47 years ago, Hip Hop Artist Peter Phillips was born in New York, N.Y. (1970)
Hauoli la Hanau to Pete Rock!

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47 years ago, Pianist Eric Reed was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1970)
Hauoli la Hanau to Eric!

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46 years ago, Singer Anette Ingegerd Olsson was born in Katrineholm, Sweden. (1971)
Hauoli la Hanau to Anette Olzon!

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45 years ago, Country Singer Allison Moorer was born in Frankville, Alabama. (1972)
Hauoli la Hanau to Allison!

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43 years ago, Singer Neely Jo Jenkins was born in Omaha, Nebraska. (1974)
Hauoli la Hanau to Neely Jenkins!

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41 years ago, Guitarist Michael Aaron Einziger was born in Los Angeles, California. (1976)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mike Einziger!

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38 years ago, Avant Garde Musician Angus MacLise died in Kathmandu, Nepal. He was 41 years old. (1979)
He was born March 4, 1938 in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

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37 years ago, Songwriter Bert Kaempfert died in Majorca, Spain. He was 56 years old. (1980)
Berthold Heinrich Kämpfert was born October 16, 1923 in Bambek, Hamburg, Germany.

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36 years ago, Singer/Keyboardist Brandon Richard Flowers was born in Henderson, Nevada. (1981)
Hauoli la Hanau to Brandon Flowers!

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35 years ago, Bluesman Frank Hovington died in Felton, Delaware. He was 63 years old. (1982)
Franklin Hovington was born January 9, 1919 in Reading, Pennsylvania.

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27 years ago, Singer June Christy died in Los Angeles, California. She was 65 years old. (1990)
Shirley Luster was born November 20, 1925 in Springfield, Illinois.

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20 years ago, Singer Arthur Prysock died in Hamilton, Bermuda. He was 68 years old. (1997)
He was born January 2, 1929 in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

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16 years ago, Bluesman John Lee Hooker died at home in Los Altos, California. He was 83 years old. (2001)
John Lee Hooker was born August 22, 1917 in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

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11 years ago, "The Giant" Dick Jensen died in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was 64 years old. (2006)
Richard Jensen was born April 9, 1942 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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9 years ago, Lula Reed died in Detroit, Michigan She was 82 years old. (2008)
Lula Marietta McClelland was born March 21, 1926 in Minjo Junction, Ohio.

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Richard Adler and Sally Ann Howes

5 years ago, Songwriter Richard Adler died in Southampton, N.Y. He was 90 years old. (2012)
He was born August 3, 1921 in New York, N. Y.

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4 years ago, Singer Gandharvika Dasi died in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She was 63 years old. (2013)
Wendy June Saddington was born September 26, 1949 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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3 years ago, Singer Jimmy "Cajun" Newman died in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 85 years old. (2014)
Jimmy Yves Newman was born August 29, 1927 in Mamou, Louisiana.

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2 years ago, Composer Gunther Schuller died in Boston, Massachussetts. He was 89 years old. (2015)
Gunther Alexander Schuller was born November 22, 1925 in Jackson Heights, N.Y.

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Andrew Love and Wayne Jackson

1 year ago, Trumpeter Wayne Jackson died in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 74 years old. (2016)
He was born November 24, 1941 in West Memphis, Arkansas.

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1 year ago, Singer Pierre Lalonde died in Hudson, Canada. He was 75 years old. (2016)
He was born January 20, 1941 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.


June 20

The Bob Howard Orchestra

111 years ago, Pianist Howard Joyner was born in Newton, Massachusetts. (1906)
Bob Howard died December 3, 1986 in Mount Kisco, New York. He was 80 years old.

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110 years ago, Cornetist Doc Evans was born in Spring Valley, Minnesota. (1907)
He died January 10, 1977 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was 69 years old.

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110 years ago, Singer James Corbett Morris was born in West Richwoods, Arkansas. (1907)
Jimmy Driftwood died July 12, 1998 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He was 91 years old.

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101 years ago, Singer/Songwriter David Luke Myrick was born in Mena, Arkansas. (1916)
T. Texas Tyler died January 28, 1972 in Springfield, Missouri. He was 55 years old.

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100 years ago, Guitarist Donato Joseph Cedrone was born in Jamesville, N.Y. (1917)
Danny Cedrone died of a broken neck June 17, 1954 after falling down a flight of stairs in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was 33 years old.

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93 years ago, Guitarist Chester Burton Atkins was born in Luttrell, Tennessee. (1924)
Chet Atkins died of cancer June 30, 2001 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 77 years old.

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89 years ago, Saxophonist/Flautist Eric Allan Dolphy was born in Los Angeles, California. (1928)
Eric Dolphy died from a diabetic coma June 29, 1964 in Berlin, just nine days after his 36th birthday.

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84 years ago, Bluesman Leslie Johnson was born in Torras, Louisiana. (1933)
Hauoli la Hanau to Lazy Lester!

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83 years ago, Bluesman Louis Thomas Watts was born in Sturgis, Mississippi. (1934)
Kid Thomas was murdered April 12, 1970 in Beverly Hills, California. He was 35 years old.

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81 years ago, Singer Frank Phillips of The Coasters was born in Attasca, Texas. (1936)
Billy Guy died November 5, 2002 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was 66 years old.

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80 years ago, Singer Jerry Paul Keller was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas. (1937)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jerry Keller!

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79 years ago, Guitarist Dennis Budimir was born in Los Angeles, California. (1938)
Hauoli la Hanau to Dennis!

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79 years ago, Producer Michael Hayes was born in Aldershot, England. (1938)
Mickie Most died May 30, 2003 in London, England. He was 64 years old.

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75 years ago, Drummer Thomas Norwood was born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to "Nose" Norwood!

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75 years ago, Beach Boys Founder Brian Douglas Wilson was born in Hawthorne, California. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Brian Wilson!

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72 years ago, Singer Morna Anne Murray was born in Spring Hill, Nova Scotia, Canada. (1945)
Hauoli la Hanau to Anne Murray!

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70 years ago, Guitarist Paul Brett was born in Fulham, London, England. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Paul!

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70 years ago, Singer Dolores Brooks was born in New York, N.Y. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Dolores "LaLa" Brooks!

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70 years ago, Drummer Nigel Morris was born in Dalston, North London, England. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Nigel!

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69 years ago, Bassist Alan Longmuir was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Alan!

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68 years ago, Pianist Robert Charles Andrews was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bob Andrews!

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68 years ago, Singer Lionel Richie was born in Tuskegee, Alabama. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Lionel!

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66 years ago, Guitarist Alan Shacklock was born in London, England. (1951)
Hauoli la Hanau to Alan!

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65 years ago, Guitarist Gary Lucas was born in Syracuse, N.Y. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gary !

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63 years ago, Bassist Michael Anthony was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1954)
Hauoli la Hanau to Michael!

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61 years ago, Drummer Anton Fier was born in Cleveland, Ohio. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Anton!

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57 years ago, Bassist Nigel John Taylor was born in Solihull, Warwickshire, England, (1960)
Hauoli la Hanau to John Taylor!

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55 years ago, Keyboardist Mark De Gli Antoni was born in San Francisco, California. (1962)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mark!

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55 years ago, Guitarist/Singer Eddie Shaver was was born in Waco, Texas. (1962)
He died December 31, 2000 in Waco, Texas. He was 39 years old.

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Ira and Charlie Louvin

52 years ago, Country Star Ira Louvin of the Louvin Brothers died in Jefferson City, Missouri. He was 41 years old. (1965)
Lonnie Ira Loudermilk was born April 21, 1924 in Rainesville, Alabama.

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50 years ago, Daniel Tyminski was born in Rutland, Vermont. (1967)
Hauoli la Hanau to Dan Tyminski!

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49 years ago, Bassist Barry Sparks was born in Lucasville, Ohio. (1968)
Hauoli la Hanau to Barry!

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Curtis Williams, Cleve Duncan, Dexter Tisby and Bruce Tate

44 years ago, Singer Bruce Tate died in Los Angeles, California. He was 36 years old. (1973)
He was born January 27, 1937 in Los Angeles, California.

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42 years ago, Bluesman Smokey Babe died in Itta Benna, Mississippi. He was 48 years old. (1975)
Robert Brown was born during 1927 in Itta Benna, Mississippi.

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39 years ago, Singer Amos Lee was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1978)
Hauoli la Hanau to Amos!

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39 years ago, Singer Charlotte Franklin Hatherley was born in London, England. (1979)
Hauoli la Hanau to Charlotte Hatherley!

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38 years ago, Country Singer Charles Elliott Wicks was born in Smyrna, Delaware. (1979)
Hauoli la Hanau to Chuck Wicks!

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36 years ago, Trumpeter Pee Wee Erwin died in Teaneck, New Jersey. He was 68 years old. (1981)
He was born May 30, 1913 in Falls City, Nebraska.

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34 years ago, Pianist Sadik Hakim died in New York, N.Y. He was 63 years old. (1983)
Argonne Thornton was born July 15, 1919 in Duluth, Minnesota.

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34 years ago, Soul Singer Walter Jackson died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Chicago, Illinois. He was 45 years old. (1983)
He was born March 19, 1938 in Pensacola, Florida.

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31 years ago, "The Duke Of Paducah" Benjamin "Whitey" Ford died in Nashville, Tennessee. (1986)
Benjamin Frances Ford was born May 12, 1901 in DeSoto, Missouri.

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26 years ago, Bluesman Little Willie Anderson died in Chicago, Illinois. He was 71 years old. (1991)
He was born May 21, 1920 in West Memphis, Arkansas.

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21 years ago, Jim Ellison died in Lake View, Chicago, Illinois. He was 32 years old. (1996)
James Walter Ellison was born April 18, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Obie Benson, Duke Fakir, Lawrence Payton and Levi Stubbs

20 years ago, Singer Lawrence Payton of the Four Tops died of cancer in Detroit, Michigan He was 60 years old. (1997)
He was born March 2, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan.

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11 years ago, Guitarist Claydes Charles Smith died in Maplewood, N.J. He was 57 years old. (2006)
He was born September 6, 1948 in Jersey City, N.J.

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6 years ago, Singer Ottilie Patterson died in London, England. She was 79 years old. (2011)
Anna Ottilie Patterson was born January 31, 1932 in Comber, County Down, Northern Ireland.

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Rapper Prodigy died in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was 41 years old. (2017)
Albert Johnson was born November 2, 1974 in Hempstead, N.Y.



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