July 20


120 years ago, Fiddler/Band Leader Joseph Emmett Mainer was born in Weaversville, North Carolina. (1898)
J.E. Mainer died June 12, 1971 in Concord, North Carolina. He was 72 years old.

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107 years ago, Trumpeter William Dillard was born in Pennsylvania. (1911)
Bill Dillard died January 16, 1995 in Manhattan, N.Y. He was 84 years old.

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100 years ago, Songwriter Cindy Walker was born in Mart, Texas. (1918)
She died March 23, 2006 in Mexia, Texas. She was 87 years old.

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99 years ago, Bassist Arnold Aaron Fishkind was born in New York, N.Y. (1919)
Arnold Fishkind died September 6, 1999 in Palm Desert, California. He was 80 years old.

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96 years ago, Jazz Producer/Writer Joachim Berendt was born in Berlin, Germany. (1922)
He died February 4, 2000 in Hamburg, Germany. He was 77 years old.

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96 years ago, Saxophonist Ernest Brooks Wilkins, Jr. was born in St. Louis, Missouri. (1922)
Ernie Wilkins died June 5, 1999 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was 76 years old.

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92 years ago, Singer/Actress Lola Jean Albright was born in Akron, Ohio. (1926)
Lola Albright died March 23, 2017 in Toluca Lake, Los Angeles, California. She was 92 years old.

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90 years ago, Bassist Peter Ind was born in Middlesex, England. (1928)
Hauoli la Hanau to Peter!

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87 years ago, Producer/Label Owner Alan Douglas Rubenstein was born in Boston, Masachussetts. (1931)
Alan Douglas died June 7, 2014 in Paris, France. He was 82 years old.

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85 years ago, Rockabilly Star Wayne Knox was born in Happy, Texas. (1933)
Buddy Knox died of cancer February 14, 1999 in Bremerton, Washington. He was 65 years old.

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83 years ago, Rockabilly Singer Thomas Paulsley La Beff was born in Smackover, Arkansas. (1935)
Hauoli la Hanau to Sleepy LaBeef!

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80 years ago, Rock and Roller Jo Ann Campbell was born in Jacksonville, Florida. (1938)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jo Ann!

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77 years ago, Saxophonist Charles Lacy Tyler was born in Cadiz, Kentucky. (1941)
Charles Tyler died June 27, 1992 in Toulon, France. He was 50 years old.

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75 years ago, Singer Dennis Yost was born in Jacksonville, Florida. (1943)
He died December 7, 2008 in Hamilton, Ohio. He was 65 years old.

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Photo by Winker

74 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Jo Carol Pierce was born in Lubbock, Texas. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jo Carol!

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74 years ago, Country Musician T.G. Sheppard was born in Humboldt, Tennessee. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to T.G.!

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73 years ago, Pop Singer Kim Carnes was born in Los Angeles, California. (1945)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kim!

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73 years ago, Pop Singer Johnny Loughrey was born in Newtownstewart, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. (1945)
He died April 13, 2005 in Manchester, England. He was 59 years old.

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73 years ago, Bassist John Charles Lodge was born in Erdington, England. (1945)
Hauoli la Hanau to John Lodge!

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72 years ago, Musician Johnny Almond was born in Enfield, England. (1946)
He died November 18, 2009 in Hayward, California. He was 63 years old.

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72 years ago, Pianist Bob McHugh was born in New York, N.Y. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bob!

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72 years ago, Trombonist Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton died of a stroke in San Francisco, California. He was 42 years old. (1946)
He was born February 1, 1904 in New York, N.Y.

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Photo by Hans Kumpf

71 years ago, Saxophonist Bernd Konrad was born in Dammfleth, Germany. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bernd!

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71 years ago, Guitarist Carlos Augusto Alves Santana was born in Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Carlos Santana!

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66 years ago, Guitarist John French Segall was born in New York, N.Y. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jay Jay French!

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66 years ago, Bluesman Steve Freund was born in Brooklyn, New York. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Steve!

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65 years ago, Singer Marcia Elaine Hines was born in Boston, Massachusetts. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Marcia Hines!

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65 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Dean Paul Martin Jr. was born in Encino, California. (1953)
Dino Martin Jr. died March 21, 1987 when his plane crashed into San Gorgonio Mountain, California. He was 33 years old.

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63 years ago, Banjoist Jeremy Max Finer was born in Stoke-on-Trent, England. (1955)
Hauoli la Hanau to "Country" Jem Finer!

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62 years ago, Drummer Paul Cook was born in London, England. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Paul!

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61 years ago, Singer Phil Hanna died in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York, N.Y. He was 46 years old. (1957)
He was born October 9, 1910 in River Forest, Illinois.

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60 years ago, Keyboardist Norman Michael MacNeil was born in Isle Of Barra, Scotland. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mick!

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59 years ago, Country Musician Radney Foster was born in Del Rio, Texas. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Radney!

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54 years ago, Christopher John Boyle was born in Seattle, Washington. (1964)
Chris Cornell died May 18, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. He was 52 years old.

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52 years ago, Guitarist Stone Carpenter Gossard was born in Seattle, Washingtom. (1966)
Hauoli la Hanau to Stone!

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50 years ago, Saxophonist Steven Ganz was born in Forest Hills, N.Y. (1968)
Hauoli la Hanau to Steven!

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50 years ago, Rapper Nathaniel Thomas Wilson was born in Corona, Queens, N.Y. (1968)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kool G Rap!

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49 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Tobi Celeste Vail was born in Auburn, Washington. (1969)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tobi Vail!

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49 years ago, Singer Roy Hamilton died of a stroke in New Rochelle, N.Y. He was 40 years old. (1969)
He was born April 16, 1929 in Leesburg, Georgia.

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48 years ago, Martial Arts Star/Actor Bruce Lee died in Hong Kong. He was 32 years old. (1973)
Lee Jun-Fan was born November 27, 1940 in San Francisco, California.

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42 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Andrew James Stockdale was born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. (1976)
Hauoli la Hanau to Andrew Stockdale!

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40 years ago, Guitarist Teddy Bunn died in Lancaster, California. He was 69 years old. (1978)
He was born during 1909 in Freeport, N.Y.

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38 years ago, Guitarist Mike Kennerty was born in Houston, Texas. (1980)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mike!

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37 years ago, Blues Singer Irene Scruggs died in Trier, Germany. She was 79 years old. (1981)
Dixie Nolan was born December 7, 1901 in Mississippi.

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30 years ago, Singer Julianne Hough was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. (1988)
Hauoli la Hanau to Julianne!

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25 years ago, Saxophonist Choker Campbell died in Detroit, Michigan. He was 77 years old. (1993)
He was born March 21, 1916 in Shelby, Mississippi.

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20 years ago, Bluesman Golden "Big" Wheeler died in Chicago, Illinois. He was 68 years old. (1998)
He was born December 15, 1929 in Beaconton, Georgia.

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16 years ago, Trumpeter Jimmy Maxwell died in New York, N.Y. He was 85 years old. (2002)
He was born January 9, 1917 in Stockton, California.

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10 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Artie Traum died in Bearsville, N.Y. He was 65 years old. (2008)
He was born April 13, 1943 in The Bronx, N.Y.

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9 years ago, Singer Ria Brieffies died in Westerland, Netherlands. She was 52 years old. (2009)
Maria Petronella Brieffies was born February 23, 1957 in Lutjebroek, Netherlands.

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3 years ago, Songwriter Wayne Carson died in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 72 years old. (2015)
Wayne Carson Thompson was born May 31, 1943 in Denver, Colorado.

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1 year ago, Chester Bennington died in Palos Verdes Estates, California. He was 41 years old. (2017)
Chester Charles Bennington was born March 20, 1976 in Phoenix, Arizona.


July 19


150 years ago, "Singer" Narcissa Florence Foster was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. (1868)
Florence Foster Jenkins died November 26, 1944 in New York, N.Y. She was 76 years old.

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116 years ago, Clarinetist William C. Bailey was born in Memphis, Tennessee. (1902)
Buster Bailey died April 12, 1967 in New York, N.Y. He was 66 years old.

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115 years ago, Pianist Cliff Jackson was born in Culpepper, Wisconsin. (1902)
He died May 24, 1970 in New York, N.Y. He was 67 years old.

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112 years ago, Harry Lawrence Hill was born in Sullivan, Illinois. (1906)
Tiny Hill died December 13, 1971 in Denver, Colorado. He was 65 years old.

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Jack Teagarden, Charlie Teagarden, Ray Bauduc and Pud Brown

105 years ago, Trumpeter Charlie Teagarden was born in Vernon, Texas. (1913)
He died December 10, 1984 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was 71 years old.

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92 years ago, Singer Eva Sue McKee was born in Nevada, Missouri. (1926)
Sue Thompson died April 16, 2004 in California. She was 77 years old.

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88 years ago, Hula Dancer Gloria Manu Kanemura Bentley was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. (1931)
Manu Bentley died June 6, 2018 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was 87 years old.

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86 years ago, Bluesman Buster Benton was born in Texarkana, Arkansas. (1932)
He died of diabetes January 20, 1996 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 63 years old.

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84 years ago, Trumpeter Bobby Lee Bradford was born in Cleveland, Mississippi. (1934)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bobby Bradford!

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82 years ago, Trumpeter Carmell William Jones was born in Kansas City, Kansas. (1936)
Carmell Jones died November 7, 1996 in Kansas City, Kansas. He was 60 years old.

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81 years ago, The "International Ambassador of Country Music" George Hege Hamilton IV was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. (1937)
George Hamilton IV died September 17, 2014 in Nashville Tennessee. He was 77 years old.

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79 years ago, Country Musician Billy Parker was born in Okemah, Oklahoma. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Billy!

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78 years ago, Bluesman Fread E. Martin was born in McComb, Mississippi. (1940)
Hauoli la Hanau to "Little Freddie King"!

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Dave Fisher, Bob Burnett, Steve Butts, Chan Daniels, and Steve Trott

77 years ago, David Louis Fisher was born in New Haven, Connecticut. (1940)
Dave Fisher died May 7, 2010 in Rye, N.Y. He was 69 years old.

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77 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Peggy Tiese Jones was born in New York, N.Y. (1940)
Lady Bo died September 16, 2015 in Boulder Creek, California. She was 75 years old.

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77 years ago, Singer Florencia Bisenta deCasilla Martinez Cardona was born in El Paso, Texas. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Vikki Carr!

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76 years ago, Guitarist Phil Upchurch was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Phil!

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76 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Gerald Cranston Frederick Loughran was born in Yeotmal, India. (1942)
Gerry Lockran died of a heart attack November 17, 1987 in East Molesey, Surrey, England. He was 45 years old.

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74 years ago, Rocker George Frayne was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Commander Cody!

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74 years ago, Bassist Didier Levallet was born in Arcy sur Cure, France. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Didier!

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74 years ago, Bassist Isaac Payton Sweat was born in Port Arthur, Texas. (1944)
Ikey Sweat died of a gunshot wound June 23. 1990 in his Richmond, Texas home. He was 45 years old.

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71 years ago, Bassist Alan Edward Gorrie was born in Perth, Scotland. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Alan Gorrie!

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71 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Bernie Leadon was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bernie!

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70 years ago, Guitarist Brian Harold May was born in Hampton, Middlesex, England. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Brian May!

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70 years ago, Keyboardist Keith Godchaux was born in San Francisco, California. (1948)
He was killed in a July 23, 1980 car accident in Marin County, California. He was 32 years old.

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Bobbyzio Moore, John Nyman, Freddy Moore, Dennis Peters and Mark McEwen

68 years ago, Frederick George Moore was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to Freddy Moore!

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66 years ago, Guitarist Larkin Allen Collins, Jr. was born in Jacksonville, Florida. (1952)
Allen Collins died January 23, 1990 in Jacksonville, Florida. He was 37 years old.

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65 years ago, Bluesman John Watkins was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to John "MadDog" Watkins!

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62 years ago, Rocker Nicholas Godfrey was born in London, England. (1956)
Nikki Sudden died March 26, 2006 in New York, N.Y. He was 49 years old.

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59 years ago, Saxophonist Chris Greco was born in Los Angeles, California. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Chris!

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52 years ago, Percussionist Evelyn Elizabeth Ann Glennie was born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. (1965)
Hauoli la Hanau to Evelyn Glennie!

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51 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Lawrence Matthew Cardine was born in Oakland, California. (1967)
Hauoli la Hanau to Robb Flynn!

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47 years ago, Singer Russell Allen was born in Long Beach, California. (1971)
Hauoli la Hanau to Russell!

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45 years ago, Keyboardist Martin Powell was born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. (1973)
Hauoli la Hanau to Martin!

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43 years ago, Honky Tonk Singer Lefty Frizzell died of a stroke in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 47 years old. (1975)
William Orville Frizzell was born March 31, 1928 in Corsicana, Texas.

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41 years ago, Saxophonist Big Jim Wynn died in Los Angeles, California. He was 65 years old. (1977)
He was born June 21, 1912 in El Paso, Texas.

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37 years ago, Bassist David Jonathan Hammond was born in Reading, Berkshire, England. (1981)
Hauoli la Hanau to Didz Hammond!

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26 years ago, Singer/Harmonica Player Steve Rye died in England. He was 46 years old. (1992)
He was born during 1946 in England.

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25 years ago, Saxophonist Red Prysock died in Chicago, Illinois. He was 67 years old. (1993)
Wilbert Prysock was born February 2, 1926 in Greensboro, N.C.

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22 years ago, "The King Of High Life Musik" E. T. Mensah died in Accra, Ghana. He was 77 years old. (1996)
Emmanuel Tetteh Mensah was born May 31, 1919 in Accra, Ghana.

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21 years ago, Bassist Frank Farrell died in London, England. He was 50 years old. (1997)
Francis Anthony Farrell was born March 31, 1947 in Birmingham, England.

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17 years ago, Soul Singer Judy Clay died in Fayetteville, North Carolina. She was 62 years old. (2001)
Judy Guions was born September 12, 1938 in St. Paul, North Carolina.

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16 years ago, Musicoligist Alan Lomax died in Safety Harbor, Florida. He was 87 years old. (2002)
He was born January 15, 1915 in Austin, Texas.

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16 years ago, Blues Guitarist Jimmy King died in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 37 years old. (2002)
Manuel Gales was born December 4, 1964 in Memphis, Tennessee.

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11 years ago, Guitarist Al Hendrickson died in Coos Bay, Oregon. He was 87 years old. (2007)
Alton Hendrickson was born May 10, 1920 in Eastland, Texas.

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10 years ago, Guitarist George H. Russell died in Laguna Beach, California. He was 89 years old. (2008)
He was born February 7, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois.

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8 years ago, Bassist Andy Hummel of Big Star died in Weatherford, Texas. He was 61 years old. (2010)
He was born January 26, 1951 in Memphis, Tennessee.

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7 years ago, Singer Lil Greenwood died in Prichard, Alabama. She was 86 years old. (2011)
Lillie Greenwood was born November 18, 1923 in Mobile, Alabama.

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3 years ago, Songwriter Van Alexander died in Los Angeles, California. He was 100 years old. (2015)
Alexander Van Vliet Feldman was born May 2, 1915 in Harlem, New York, N.Y.


July 18


116 years ago, Singer/Actor Theodore Childress Wills was born in Seagoville, Texas. (1902)
Chill Wills died December 15, 1978 in Encino, California. He was 76 years old.

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112 years ago, Folk Singer Belle Stewart was born in Blairgowrie and Rattray, Scotland. (1906)
She died September 4, 1997 in Blairgowrie and Rattray, Scotland. She was 91 years old.

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110 years ago, Composer/Arranger Barry Gray was born in Blackburn, Lancashire, England. (1908)
He died of heart disease April 26, 1984 in Guernsey, Channel Islands, England. He was 75 years old.

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108 years ago, Keyboard Maestro Louis Ferdinand Busch was born in Louisville, Kentucky. (1910)
Joe "Fingers" Carr died September 19, 1979 in a Camarillo, California car crash. He was 69 years old.

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108 years ago, Multi-Instrumentalist Charles LaVere Johnson was born in Salina, Kansas. (1910)
Charlie LaVere died April 28, 1983 in Ramona, California. He was 72 years old.

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Turk Murphy, Willie Thorpe and Bob Helm

104 years ago, Clarinetist Bob Helm was born in Fairmead, California. (1914)
He apparently died during 2003.

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101 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Henri Gabriel Salvador was born in Cayenne, French Guiana. (1917)
Henri Salvador died February 13, 2008 in Paris, France. He was 90 years old.

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94 years ago, Steel Guitarist Alvin Kalanikau Isaacs, Jr. was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. (1924)
Barney Isaacs died of emphysema February 12, 1996. He was 71 years old.

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90 years ago, Trombonist Charles Fontana was born in Monroe, Louisiana. (1928)
Carl Fontana died October 10, 2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was 75 years old.

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89 years ago, Rocker Jalacy J. Hawkins was born in Cleveland, Ohio. (1929)
Screamin' Jay Hawkins died February 12, 2000 in Paris, France. He was 71 years old.

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87 years ago, Percussionist Thomas Sylvester Allen was born in Wilmington, Delaware. (1931)
Papa Dee Allen collapsed and died on-stage of a brain aneurysm August 30, 1988 in Solano County, California. He was 57 years old.

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81 years ago, Gonzo Journalist Hunter S. Thompson was born in Louisville, Kentucky. (1937)
He shot and killed himself February 20, 2005 in Woody Creek, Colorado. He was 67 years old.

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80 years ago, Saxophonist Dudu Pukwana was born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. (1938)
He died of liver failure June 28, 1990 in London, England. He was 51 years old.

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80 years ago, Pianist Ian Stewart was born in Pittenweem, Fife, Scotland. (1938)
He died of a heart attack December 12, 1985 in London, England. He was 47 years old.

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79 years ago, Keyboardist Brian Auger was born in London, England. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Brian!

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79 years ago, Singer Dion Francis DiMucci was born in The Bronx, N.Y. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Dion!

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79 years ago, Percussionist Richard "Pablo" Landrum was born in New York, N.Y. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Pablo!

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78 years ago, Jug Band Leader Jim Kweskin was born in New England, Massachussetts. (1940)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jim!

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Michael Erlewine and Iggy Pop

77 years ago, Writer/Musician Michael Erlewine was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Michael!

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77 years ago, Guitarist Lonnie McIntosh was born in Harrison, Indiana. (1941)
Lonnie Mack died April 21, 2016 in Smithville, Tennessee. He was 74 years old.

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77 years ago, Singer Martha Reeves was born in Eufala, Alabama. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Martha!

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76 years ago, Singer Lou Ragland was born in Cleveland, Ohio. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Lou!

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75 years ago, Bluesman Roosevelt Dean was born in Phenix, Alabama. (1943)
He died April 4, 2009 in Syracuse, N.Y. He was 65 years old.

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Mike Maxfield, Pete McLaine, Tony Mansfield, Ray Jones and Robin McDonald

75 years ago, Guitarist Robin MacDonald was born in Nairn, Scotland. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Robin!

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75 years ago, Bassist Frank Tate was born in Washington, D.C. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Frank!

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74 years ago, Bassist Danny McCulloch was born in London, England. (1945)
He died January 29, 2015 in England. He was 69 years old.

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72 years ago, Bassist Chris Hills was born in Boston, Massachussetts. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Chris!

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72 years ago, Tim Lynch was born in San Francisco, California. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tim!

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72 years ago, Singer Evie Sands was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Evie!

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71 years ago, Singer/Pianist Linda Gail Lewis was born in Ferriday, Louisiana. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Linda Gail!

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70 years ago, Ace Guitarist Philip Harris was born in Muswell Hill, London, England. (1948)
Phil Harris died in August 2010.

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70 years ago, Trumpeter Steve Madaio was born in New York, N.Y. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Steve!

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70 years ago, Drummer Cornelis Johannes Zuiderwijk was born in The Hague, Netherlands. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Cesar Zuiderwijk!

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69 years ago, Wallace Carter Bryson was born in Gastonia, North Carolina. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Wally Bryson!

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69 years ago, Craig Fuller was born in Nashville, Tennessee. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Craig!

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68 years ago, Glenn Martin Hughes was born in New York, N.Y. (1950)
Glenn Hughes died March 4, 2001 in New York, N.Y. He was 50 years old.

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64 years ago, Bluegrass/Country Musician Rickie Lee Skaggs was born in Cordell, Kentucky. (1954)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ricky Skaggs!

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61 years ago, Bassist Lynn Seaton was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (1957)
Hauoli la Hanau to Lynn!

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60 years ago, Drummer Nigel Twist was born in Manchester, England. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Nigel!

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56 years ago, John Hermann was born in New York, N.Y. (1962)
Hauoli la Hanau to "Jo Jo"!

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56 years ago, Drummer Jack Steven Irons was born in Los Angeles, California. (1962)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jack Irons!

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53 years ago, Guitarist David King was born in Motherwell, England. (1965)
Hauoli la Hanau to David!

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52 years ago, Singer Karen Oberlin was born in New York, N.Y. (1966)
Hauoli la Hanau to Karen!

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52 years ago, Rocker Bobby Fuller died under mysterious circumstances in Los Angeles, California. He was 23 years old. (1966)
He was born October 22, 1942 in Baytown, Texas.

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47 years ago, "The Voice of Jiminy Cricket" Ukulele Ike died in Hollywood, California. He was 76 years old. (1971)
Cliff Edwards was born June 14, 1895 in Hannibal, Missouri.

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43 years ago, Rapper Mathangi Arulpragasam was born in London, England. (1975)
Hauoli la Hanau to M.I.A.!

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43 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Daron Vartan Malakian was born in Los Angeles, California. (1975)
Hauoli la Hanau to Daron Malakian!

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40 years ago, Singer Verónica Romero Sotoca was born in Elche, Spain. (1978)
Hauoli la Hanau to Verónica Romero!

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39 years ago, Trombonist Matthew Gee died in New York, N.Y. He was 53 years old. (1979)
He was born November 25, 1925 in Houston, Texas.

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39 years ago, Singer Jeremiah Jermaine Paul was born in Harriman, N.Y. (1979)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jermaine Paul!

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37 years ago, Drummer Matt Slocum was born in New Richmond, Wisconsin. (1981)
Hauoli la Hanau to Matt!

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35 years ago, R&B Singer/Guitarist Jimmy Liggins died in Durham, North Carolina. He was 60 years old. (1983)
He was born October 14, 1922 in Newby, Oklahoma.

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32 years ago, Saxophonist Don Wilkerson died in Houston, Texas. He was 54 years old. (1986)
He was born during 1932 in Moreauville, Louisiana.

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30 years ago, Singer/Actress/Model Nico died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Ibiza Spain. She was 49 years old. (1988)
Christa Päffgen was born October 16, 1938 in Cologne, Germany.

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27 years ago, Singer/Pianist Karina Pasian was born in New York, N.Y. (1991)
Hauoli la Hanau to Karina!

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©1995 Robert Altman

17 years ago, Folk Singer Mimi Farina died of cancer in Mill Valley, California. She was 56 years old. (2001)
Margarita Mimi Baez was born April 30, 1945 in Stanford, California.

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14 years ago, Bassist Edd Shonk died in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was 70 years old. (2004)
Edward McKinley Shonk was born September 29, 1933 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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13 years ago, Folk Musician John Herald died in West Hurley, N.Y. He was 66 years old.(2005)
He was born September 6, 1939 in New York, N.Y.

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11 years ago, Poet Sekou Sundiata died in New York, N.Y. He was 58 years old. (2007)
Robert Franklin Feaster was born August 22, 1948 in New York, N.Y.

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5 years ago, Singer Carline Ray died in New York, N.Y. She was 88 years old. (2013)
She was born April 21, 1925 in New York, N.Y.

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3 years ago, Songwriter Buddy Buie died in Dothan, Alabama. He was 74 years old. (2015)
Perry Carlton Buie was born January 23, 1941 in Marianna, Florida.


July 17


119 years ago, Actor James Cagney was born in Manhattan, N.Y. (1899)
He died March 30, 1986 in New York, N.Y. He was 86 years old.

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100 years ago, Country Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist Woodrow Wilson Sovine was born in Charleston, W.V. (1918)
Red Sovine died April 4, 1980 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 61 years old.

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97 years ago, Guitarist George Barnes was born in South Chicago Heights, Illinois. (1921)
He died September 5, 1977 in Concord, California. He was 56 years old.

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97 years ago, Guitarist Mary Osborne was born in Minot, North Dakota. (1921)
She died March 4, 1992 in Bakersfield, California. She was 70 years old.

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Copyright© Jeff Dunas 1998

93 years ago, Bluesman Harrison D. Nelson, Jr. was born in Texarkana, Texas. (1925)
Peppermint Harris died March 19, 1999 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. He was 73 years old.

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93 years ago, Singer James Victor Scott was born in Cleveland, Ohio. (1925)
Little Jimmy Scott died June 12, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was 88 years old.

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92 years ago, Trumpeter Ray Copeland was born in Norfolk, Virginia. (1926)
He died May 18, 1984 in Sunderland, Massachussetts. He was 57 years old.

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90 years ago, Pianist Vincent Anthony Guaraldi was born in San Francisco, California. (1928)
Vince Guaraldi died of a heart attack February 6, 1976 in Menlo Park, California. He was 48 years old.

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90 years ago, Drummer Joseph A. Morello was born in Springfield, Massachusetts. (1928)
Joe Morello died March 12, 2011 in Springfield, Massachusetts. He was 82 years old.

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85 years ago, Drummer Ben Riley was born in Savannah, Georgia. (1933)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ben!

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83 years ago, Singer/Actress Carol Diann Johnson was born in New York, N.Y. (1935)
Hauoli la Hanau to Diahann Carroll!

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82 years ago, Saxophonist Nicholas Thomas Brignola was born in Troy, N.Y. (1936)
Nick Brignola died February 8, 2002 in Albany, N.Y. He was 65 years old.

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© Karlheinz Klüter

82 years ago, Bassist Peter Trunk was born in Frankfurt, Germany. (1936)
He died December 31, 1973 in New York, N.Y. He was 37 years old.

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81 years ago, Singer Dewey Terry (of Don and Dewey fame) was born in Los Angeles, California. (1937)
He died of cancer May 11, 2003 in Los Angeles, California. He was 65 years old.

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80 years ago, Saxophonist Stan Bronstein was born in New York, N.Y. (1938)
Hauoli la Hanau to Stan!

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79 years ago, Bluesman Samuel Moore was born in Rock Hill, South Carolina. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ironing Board Sam!

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78 years ago, Singer Margie Evans was born in Shreveport, Louisiana. (1940)
Hauoli la Hanau to Margie!

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77 years ago, Keyboardist Spencer Davis was born in Swansea, Wales. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Spencer!

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76 years ago, Singer/Actress Gale Zoë Garnett was born in Auckland, New Zealand. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gale Garnett!

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76 years ago, Keyboardist George Bruno Money was born in Bournemouth, Hampshire, England. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Zoot Money!

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72 years ago, Pianist Per Henrik Wallin was born in Karlsborg, Sweden. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Per!

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71 years ago, Synthesist Wolfgang Flür was born in Frankfurt, Germany. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Wolfgang!

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71 years ago, Bassist Abraham Laboriel was born in Mexico City, Mexico. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Abe!

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71 years ago, Drummer Michael Thomas Tucker was born in Harlesden, London, England. (1947)
Mick Tucker died of leukemia February 14, 2002 in Welwyn, Garden City, Hertfordshire, England. He was 54 years old.

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70 years ago, Bassist/Guitarist Ronald Frank Asheton was born in Washington, D.C. (1948)
Ron Asheton died January 6, 2009 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He was 60 years old.

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70 years ago, Drummer Brian Glascock was born in Islington, London, England. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Brian!

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69 years ago, Bassist Terence Michael Joseph Butler was born in Aston, Birmingham, England. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Geezer!

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69 years ago, Saxophonist Earl Lavon Freeman, Jr. was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Chico Freeman!

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Ron Rosman, Peter Lucia, Tommy James, Mike Vale And Eddie Gray

69 years ago, Bassist Mike Vale was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mike!

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68 years ago, Singer Otis Robert Harris, Jr. was born in Baltimore, Maryland. (1950)
Damon Harris died February 18, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was 62 years old

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67 years ago, Cajun Fiddler Harry Choates died in jail in Austin, Texas. He was 30 years old. (1951)
He was born December 26, 1922 in Rayne, Louisiana.

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66 years ago, Singer Nicolette Larson was born in Helena, Montana. (1952)
She died December 16, 1997 in Los Angeles, California. She was 45 years old.

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66 years ago, Singer Phoebe Ann Laub was born in New York, N.Y. (1952)
Phoebe Snow died April 26, 2011 in Edison, N.J. She was 59 years old.

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66 years ago, Drummer Chet McCracken was born in Seattle, Washington. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Chet!

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62 years ago, Singer Afric Simone was born in Brazil. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Afric!

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61 years ago, Drummer Bruce Hull Crump, Jr. was born in Memphis, Tennessee. (1957)
Bruce Crump died of cancer March 16, 2015 in Florida. He was 57 years old.

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61 years ago, Folk Musician Michael James Marshall was born in New Castle, Pennsylvania. (1957)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mike Marshall!

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59 years ago, Billie Holiday died in New York, N.Y. "Lady Day" was 44 years old. (1959)
Eleanora Fagan Gough was born April 7, 1915 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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54 years ago, Singer Regina Belle was born in Englewood, New Jersey. (1964)
Hauoli la Hanau to Regina!

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54 years ago, Country Singer Craig Morgan Greer was born in Kingston Springs, Tennessee. (1964)
Hauoli la Hanau to Craig Morgan!

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52 years ago, Rapper Keith Elam was born July 17, 1966 in Roxbury, N.J. (1966)
Guru died April 19, 2010 in New York, N.Y. He was 43 years old.

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51 years ago, John Coltrane died of liver cancer in Long Island, N.Y. "Trane" was 40 years old. (1967)
John William Coltrane was born September 23, 1926 in Hamlet, South Carolina.

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49 years ago, Trumpeter Byron Wallen was born in London, England. (1969)
Hauoli la Hanau to Byron!

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48 years ago, Pop Singer Amanda Louise Smith was born in England. (1970)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mandy Smith!

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47 years ago, Rapper Jarrett Cordes was born in Jersey City, N.J. (1971)
Hauoli la Hanau to DJ Minute Mix!

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44 years ago, Saxophonist Laura Margaret Macdonald was born in Scotland. (1974)
Hauoli la Hanau to Laura Macdonald!

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44 years ago, Country Guitarist/Fiddler Don Rich died in a Morro Bay, California motorcycle crash. He was 32 years old. (1974)
Donald Eugene Ulrich was born August 15, 1941 in Olympia, Washington.

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43 years ago, Bassist Pablo J. Hinojos-Gonzalez was born in Los Angeles, California. (1975)
Hauoli la Hanau to Paul Hinojos!

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42 years ago, Country Singer Thomas Luther Bryan was born in Leesburg, Georgia. (1976)
Hauoli la Hanau to Luke Bryan!

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41 years ago, Singer Lehmber Hussainpuri was born in Hussainpur, Jalandhar, India. (1977)
Hauoli la Hanau to Lehmber!

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35 years ago, Blues Pianist Roosevelt "The Honeydripper" Sykes died in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 77 years old. (1983)
Roosevelt Sykes Bey was born January 31, 1906 in Elmar, Arkansas.

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33 years ago, Country Musician Wynn Stewart died of a heart attack in Hendersonville, Tennessee. He was 51 years old. (1985)
He was born June 7, 1934 in Morrisville, Missouri.

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31 years ago, Trumpeter Howard McGhee died in New York, N.Y. He was 69 years old. (1987)
Howard B. McGhee was born March 6, 1918 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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22 years ago, Bassist Chas Chandler died in a Tyneside, England hospital. He was 57 years old. (1996)
He was born December 18, 1938 in Heaton, Tyne and Wear, England.

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22 years ago, Guitarist Amancio D'Silva died in Brighton, England. He was 60 years old. (1996)
He was born March 19, 1936 in Mumbai, India.

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22 years ago, Barrelhouse Pianist "The Grey Ghost" died in Austin, Texas. He was 93 years old. (1996)
Roosevelt Thomas Williams was born December 7, 1903 in Bastrop, Texas.

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19 years ago, Drummer Kevin Wilkinson died in Baydon, near Swindon, England. He was 41 years old. (1999)
Kevin Michael Wilkinson was born June 11, 1958 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England.

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From left: Steve Freund, Mark Hannon, Robert Covington and Bob Stroger

17 years ago, Mark Hannon died in Chicago, Illinois. He was 53 years old. (2001)
"The Blues Cannon" was born December 3, 1947 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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16 years ago, Singer Otis Leavill died of a heart attack in Chicago, Illinois. He was 59 years old. (2002)
Otis Leavill Cobb was born February 8, 1943 in Dewey Rose, Georgia.

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16 years ago, Singer/MLB Baseball Player Lee Maye died in Riverside, California. He was 67 years old. (2002)
Arthur Lee Maye was born December 11, 1934 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

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15 years ago, Trumpeter Alvin Alcorn died in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 90 years old. (2003)
Alvin Elmore Alcorn was born September 7, 1912 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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13 years ago, "The Godfather of Ska" Laurel Aitken died in Leicester, England. He was 78 years old. (2005)
He was born April 22, 1927 in Havana, Cuba.

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13 years ago, Guitarist Frank Deniz died in Hertfordshire, England. He was 92 years old. (2005)
Francisco Antonio Deniz was born July 31, 1912 in Cardiff, Wales.

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12 years ago, Bluesman Sam Myers died in Dallas, Texas. He was 70 years old. (2006)
He was born February 19, 1936 in Laurel, Mississippi.

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11 years ago, Guitarist Bill Perry died in New York, N.Y. He was 49 years old. (2007)
He was born December 25, 1957 in Chester, N.Y.

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10 years ago, Saxophonists/Band Leader Arthur McFarland died in Carmel, California. He was 95 years old. (2008)
Arthur D. and George McFarland were born November 26, 1906 in Long Island, N.Y. George McFarland apparently died during 1997. He was 91 years old.

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9 years ago, News Anchor Walter Cronkite died in New York, N.Y. He was 92 years old. (2009)
Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. was born November 4, 1916 in St. Joseph, Missouri.

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Peter and Gordon

9 years ago, Singer Gordon Waller (of Peter and Gordon fame) died in Ledyard, Connecticut. He was 64 years old. (2009)
He was born June 4, 1945 in Braemar, Scotland.

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Rick Danko, Jimmy Weider, Fred Carter Jr. and Levon Helm
Photo by Frank Ahart

8 years ago, Guitarist Fred Carter Jr. died in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 76 years old. (2010)
He was born December 31, 1933 in Winnsboro, Louisiana.

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7 years ago, Saxophonist Gil Bernal died in Glendale, California. He was 80 years old. (2011 )
He was born February 4, 1931 in Watts, Los Angeles, California.

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7 years ago, Jazz Vocalist Joe Lee Wilson died in Brighton, England. He was 75 years old. (2011)
He was born December 22, 1935 in Bristow, Oklahoma.

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5 years ago, Vibraphonist Peter Appleyard died in Eden Mills, Ontario, Canada. He was 84 years old. (2013)
He was born August 26, 1928 in Cleethorpes, England.

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3 years ago, Keyboardist John Taylor died in Angers, France. He was 72 years old. (2015)
He was born September 25, 1942 in Manchester, England.

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2 years ago, Songwriter Gary S. Paxton died in Branson, Missouri. He was 77 years old. (2016)
Larry Wayne Stevens was born May 18, 1939 in Coffeyville, Kansas.

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Fred Tomlinson (below, right) and other members of The Northerners

2 years, Singer Fred Tomlinson died in London, England. He was 88 years old. (2016)
Frederick Tomlinson was born December 18, 1927 in Lancashire, England.


July 16


116 years ago, Bluesman Richard 'Hacksaw' Harney was born in Money, Mississippi. (1902)
He died December 25, 1973 in Jackson, Mississippi. He was 71 years old.

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115 years ago, Singer Carmen Lombardo was born in London, Ontario, Canada. (1903)
He died April 17, 1971 in Miami, Florida. He was 67 years old.

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109 years ago, Trumpeter Teddy Buckner was born in Sherman, Texas. (1909)
He died September 22, 1994 in Los Angeles, California. He was 85 years old.

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107 years ago,Singer/Actress Virginia McMath was born in Independence, Missouri. (1911)
Ginger Rogers died April 25,1995 in Rancho Mirage, California. She was 83 years old.

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98 years ago,Singer/Actress Elizeth Moreira Cardoso was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (1920)
Elizete Cardoso died May 7, 1990 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She was 69 years old.

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95 years ago, Guitarist Djalma de Andrade was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (1923)
Bola Sete died February 14, 1987 in Greenbrae, California. He was 63 years old.

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93 years ago, Pianist Nathaniel Pierce was born in Somerville, Massachussetts. (1925)
Nat Pierce died June 10, 1992 in Los Angeles, California. He was 67 years old.

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93 years ago, Vibraphonist Callen Radcliffe Tjader, Jr. was born in St. Louis, Missouri. (1925)
Cal Tjader died May 5, 1982 in Manila, The Phillipines. He was 57 years old.

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91 years ago, Singer Mindy Carson was born in New York, N.Y. (1927)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mindy!

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87 years ago, Bluesman Sullivan Jackson was born in Jefferson County, Arkansas. (1931)
Sunny Blair died July 6, 1966 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was 34 years old.

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86 years ago, Bluesman Julius Cain was born in Natchez, Mississippi. (1932)
Rasheed Karim Abdullah died July 10, 2001 in Natchez, Mississippi. He was 68 years old.

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86 years ago, Trumpeter/Author John James Chilton was born in London, England. (1932)
John Chilton died February 25, 2016 in London, England. He was 83 years old.

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85 years ago, Singer Sollie McElroy was born in Gulfport, Mississippi. (1933)
He died January 15, 1995 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 61 years old.

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82 years ago, Guitarist Leslie Merrill Behunin, Jr. was born in Torrey, Utah. (1936)
Hauoli la Hanau to Buddy Merrill!

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79 years ago, R&B Singer William Yarborough was born in Memphis, Tennessee. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to William Bell!

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79 years ago, R&B Singer Ora Denise Allen was born in LeFlore County, Mississippi. (1939)
Denise LaSalle died January 8, 2018 in Jackson, Tennessee. She was 78 years old.

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78 years ago, Bassist/Singer Tony Jackson was born in Dingle, Liverpool, England. (1940)
He died August 18, 2003 in Nottingham, England. He was 63 years old.

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78 years ago, Country Singer Jeannie Seely was born in Titusville, Pennsylvania. (1940)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jeannie!

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76 years ago, Reggae Star Desmond Adolphus Dacres was born in St. Andrews, Kingston, Jamaica. (1942)
Desmond Dekker died of a heart attack May 24, 2006 at his home in Surrey, England. He was 64 years old.

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Alex Chilton, Tom Boggs, Rick Allan and Bill Cunningham

74 years ago, Drummer Thomas Boggs was born in Wynne, Arkansas. (1944)
Tom Boggs died May 5, 2008 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 63 years old.

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72 years ago, Bluesman Arthniece "Gas Man" Jones was born in Glendora, Mississippi. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to "Gas Man"!

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70 years ago, Singer/Actor Rubén Blades was born in Panama City, Panama. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Rubén!

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69 years ago, Musician Francis Alan Fitzgerald was born in Salisbury, Maryland. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Alan Fitzgerald!

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69 years ago, Guitarist Ray Majors was born in England. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ray!

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68 years ago, Comedian James Kawika Piimauna Reiplinger was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. (1950)
Rap Reiplinger died of a cocaine overdose January 19, 1984 in Maunawili, Hawaii. He was 33 years old.

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66 years ago, Drummer Stewart Copeland was born in Alexandria, Egypt. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Stewart!

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61 years ago, Drummer Robert Previte was born in Niagra Falls, N.Y. (1957)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bobby Previte!

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61 years ago, Baritone Saxophonist Serge Chaloff died in Boston, Massachussetts. He was 33 years old. (1957)
He was born November 24, 1923 in Boston, Massachussetts.

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58 years ago, Guitarist Eus van Someren was born in Beverwijk, The Netherlands. (1960)
Hauoli la Hanau to Eus!

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53 years ago, Pianist Andrea Vicari was born in Miami, Florida. (1965)
Hauoli la Hanau to Andrea!

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51 years ago, Saxophonist Anton Schwartz was born in New York City, N.Y. (1967)
Hauoli la Hanau to Anton!

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47 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Edward Joel Kowalczyk was born in York, Pennsylvania. (1971)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ed Kowalczyk!

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43 years ago, Keyboardist Richard James Oliver was born in Pontypridd, Wales. (1975)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jamie Oliver!

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37 years ago, Harry Chapin was killed when his car was rear ended by a tractor-trailer in Jericho, N.Y. He was 40 years old. (1981)
He was born December 7, 1942 in Greenwich Village, N.Y.

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33 years ago, "Waltz King" Wayne King died in Paradise Valley, Arizona. He was 84 years old. (1985)
Harold Wayne King was born February 16, 1901 in Savanna, Illinois.

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15 years ago, Singer Celia Cruz died in Fort Lee, New Jersey. She was 78 years old. (2003)
She was born October 21, 1924 in Havana, Cuba.

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12 years ago, Trumpeter/Composer Malachi Thompson died in Chicago, Illinois. He was 56 years old. (2006)
Malachi Richard Thompson was born August 21, 1949 in Princeton, Kentucky.

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6 years ago, Bassist Bob Babbitt died in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 74 years old. (2012)
Robert Kreinar was born November 26, 1937 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Ed Lincoln, Orlan Divo and Nilo Sergio

6 years ago, Ed Lincoln died in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He was 80 years old. (2012)
Eduardo Lincoln Barbosa de Sabóia was born May 31, 1932 in Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil.

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6 years ago, Keyboardist Jon Lord died in London, England. He was 71 years old. (2012)
Jonathan Douglas Lord was born June 9, 1941 in Leicester, England.

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6 years ago, The "Queen of Country Music" Kitty Wells died in Nashville, Tennessee. She was 93 years old. (2012)
Ellen Muriel Deason was born August 30, 1918 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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5 years ago, Bluesman T Model Ford died in Greenville, Mississippi. He was 89 years old. (2013)
James Lewis Carter Ford was born June 24, 1924 in Forest, Mississippi.

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Edgar Winter, "Uncle" John Turner, Johnny Winter and Chris Layton

4 years ago, Johnny Winter died in Zurich, Switzerland. He was 70 years old. (2014)
John Dawson Winter III was born February 23, 1944 in Beaumont, Texas.

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Roland Cazimero, Peter Moon and Robert Cazimero

1 year ago, Hawaiian Entertainer Roland Cazimero died in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was 66 years old. (2017)
He was born during 1950 in Kalihi, Honolulu, Hawaii.


July 15


108 years ago, Bluesman Robert Brown was born in Walnut, Arkansas. (1910)
Washboard Sam died of heart disease November 13, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 56 years old.

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105 years ago, Country Musician Lloyd Estel Copas was born in Adams County, Ohio. (1913)
Cowboy Copas died March 5, 1963 in a plane crash in Camden, Tennessee. He was 49 years old.

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99 years ago, Pianist Argonne Thornton was born in Duluth, Minnesota. (1919)
Sadik Hakim died June 20, 1983 in New York, N.Y. He was 63 years old.

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95 years ago, Guitarist Cordell Jackson was born in Memphis, Tennessee. (1923)
Guitar Granny died October 14, 2004 in Memphis, Tennessee. She was 81 years old.

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95 years ago, Drummer Joseph Rudolph Jones was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1923)
Philly Joe Jones died August 30, 1985 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was 62 years old.

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90 years ago, Saxophonist Joe Arthurlin Harriott was born in Kingston, Jamaica. (1928)
Joe Harriott died January 2, 1973 in London, England. He was 44 years old.

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86 years ago, Bluesman Willie Cobbs was born in Monroe, Arkansas. (1932)
Hauoli la Hanau to Willie!

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86 years ago, Paulo Moura was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (1932)
He died July 12, 2010 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He was 78 years old.

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85 years ago, Guitarist Julian Alexander Bream was born in London, England. (1933)
Hauoli la Hanau to Julian Bream!

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85 years ago, Cornetist Freddie Keppard died of tuberculosis in Chicago, Illinois. He was 43 years old. (1933)
He was born February 27, 1890 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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82 years ago, Songwriter Roosevelt Jamison was born in Olive Branch, Mississippi. (1936)
He died March 27, 2013 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 77 years old.

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79 years ago, Bluesman Luther Johnson was born in Itta Benna, Mississippi. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Guitar Junior!

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78 years ago, Singer/Songwriter John Allan Seay, Jr. was born in Gulfport, Mississippi. (1940)
Hauoli la Hanau to Johnny Sea!

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74 years ago, R&B Singer Millie Jackson was born in Thompson, Georgia. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Millie!

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73 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Peter Lewis was born in Los Angeles, California. (1945)
Hauoli la Hanau to Peter!

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72 years ago, Guitarist Tisziji Muñoz was born in Brooklyn, New York (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tisziji!

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72 years ago, Singer Linda Ronstadt was born in Tucson, Arizona. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Linda!

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71 years ago, Guitarist Peter Banks was born in Barnet, England. (1947)
He died March 7, 2013 in London, England. He was 65 years old.

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71 years ago, Rocker Roger Kynard Erickson was born in Dallas, Texas. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Roky Erickson!

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71 years ago, Pianist/Songwriter Walter Donaldson died in Santa Monica, California. He was 54 years old. (1947)
He was born February 15, 1893 in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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70 years ago, Tony O'Malley was born in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tony!

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70 years ago, Drummer Thomas Delmar Pyle was born in Louisville, Kentucky. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Artimus Pyle!

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70 years ago, Singer Lynn Annette Ripley was born in Surbiton, Surrey, England. (1948)
Twinkle died May 21, 2015 in Isle of Wight, England. She was 66 years old.

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69 years ago, Producer/Songwriter/Musician Trevor Horn was born in Hertfordshire, England. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Trevor!

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68 years ago, Guitarist Steve James was born in New York, N.Y. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to Steve!

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68 years ago, Peter Geoffrey Richardson was born in Hinckley, Leicestershire, England. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to Geoffrey Richardson!

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67 years ago, Reggae Star Gregory Isaacs was born in the Fletcher's Land area of Kingston, Jamaica. (1951)
He died October 25, 2010 in London, England. He was 59 years old.

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67 years ago, Musician/Actor Jeffrey Laine was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1951)
Hauoli la Hanau to Solomon King!

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66 years ago, Guitarist Jeff Carlisi was born in Boston, Massachusetts. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jeff!

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66 years ago, Rocker John Anthony Genzale, Jr. was born in Leesburg, Florida. (1952)
Johnny Thunders died of a methadone overdose April 23, 1991 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 38 years old.

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66 years ago, Rocker David Robert Pack was born in Huntington, California. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to David Pack!

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65 years ago, Disco Diva Alicia Bridges was born in Charlotte, North Carolina. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Alicia!

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64 years ago, Guitarist Charles L. Singleton was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1954)
Hauoli la Hanau to Charlie Singleton!

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62 years ago, Drummer Marc Steven Bell was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Marky Ramone!

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62 years ago, Vocalist Ian Kevin Curtis was born in Stretford, Lancashire, England. (1956)
Ian Curtis died May 18, 1980 in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England. He was 23 years old.

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62 years ago, Guitarist Joe Satriani was born in Westbury, N.Y. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joe!

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61 years ago, Lyman Corbitt McAnally, Jr. was born in Red Bay, Alabama. (1957)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mac McAnally!

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52 years ago, Drummer Jason Bonham was born in Dudley, Worcestershire, England. (1966)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jason!

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51 years ago, Drummer Phillip Fisher was born in Los Angeles, California. (1967)
Hauoli la Hanau to "Fish"!

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48 years ago,Bassist Chi Ling Dai Cheng was born in Stockton, California. (1970)
Chi Cheng died April 13, 2013 in a Sacramento, California car crash. He was 42 years old.

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45 years ago, Reggae Star Mark Anthony Myrie was born in Kingston, Jamaica. (1973)
Hauoli la Hanau to Buju Banton!

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43 years ago, Bluesman Corey Dennison was born in Chatanooga, Tennessee. (1975)
Hauoli la Hanau to Corey!

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41 years ago, Guitarist Faraz Anwar was born in Karachi, Pakistan. (1977)
Hauoli la Hanau to Faraz!

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41 years ago, Guitarist Raymond Toro was born in Kearny, New Jersey. (1977)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ray Toro!

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41 years ago, Bluesman John Thomas Wrencher died of a heart attack in Clarksdale, Mississippi. He was 54 years old. (1977)
Big John Wrencher was born February 12, 1923 in Sunflower, Mississippi.

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36 years ago, Musican Bill Justis died of cancer in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 55 years old. (1982)
William Everett Justis, Jr. was born October 14, 1926 in Birmingham, Alabama.

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29 years ago, Trombonist Will Bradley died in Flemington, N.J. He was 77 years old. (1989)
He was born July 12, 1912 in Newton, New Jersey.

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18 years ago, Singer Paul Young died in Hale, Altrincham, England. He was 53 years old. (2000)
He was born June 17, 1947 in Benchill, Manchester, England.

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16 years ago, Singer Barbara Randolph died of cancer in South Africa. (2002)
She was born in Detroit, Michigan.

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15 years ago, Singer Elisabeth Welch died in London, England. She was 99 years old. (2003)
Elisabeth Margaret Welch was born February 27, 1904 in Englewood, New Jersey.

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8 years ago, Country Musician/Songwriter Hank Cochran died in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 74 years old. (2010)
Garland Perry Cochran was born August 2, 1935 in Isola, Mississippi.

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3 years ago, Bassist and "Lighthouse Keeper" Howard Rumsey died in Newport Beach, California. He was 97 years old. (2015)
He was born November 7, 1917 in Brawley, California.

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2 years ago, Saxophonist Charles Davis died in New York, N.Y. He was 83 years old. (2016)
He was born May 20, 1933 in Goodman, Michigan.


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106 years ago, Folk Singer Woodrow Wilson Guthrie was born in Okemah, Oklahoma. (1912)
Woody Guthrie died of Huntington's chorea October 3, 1967 in Queens, N.Y. He was 55 years old.

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Claude and Clifford Trenier

99 years ago, R&B Singers Claude and Clifford Trenier were born identical twins in Mobile, Alabama. (1919)
Clifford Trenier died of cancer March 2, 1983 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was 64 years old.
Claude Trenier also died of cancer November 17, 2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was 84 years old.

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93 years ago, Etta Drucille Guyse was born in Forest, Mississippi. (1925)
Sheila Guyse died December 28, 2013 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was 84 years old.

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89 years ago, Drummer George Alan Dawson was born in Marietta, Pennsylvania. (1929)
Alan Dawson died February 23, 1996 in Boston, Massachussetts. He was 66 years old.

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89 years ago, Guitarist Dempsey Wright was born in Oklahoma. (1929)
He died April 24, 2001 in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

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88 years ago, Bluesman Willie "Sonny Boy" King was born in Lyons County, Alabama. (1930)
Hauoli la Hanau to "Sonny Boy"!

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88 years ago, Percussionist Louis Martinez was born in New York, N.Y. (1930)
Sabu died January 13, 1979 in Sweden. He was 48 years old.

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86 years ago, Roosevelt Grier was born in Cuthbert, Georgia. (1932)
Hauoli la Hanau to Rosie Grier!

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86 years ago, Edwin Bradfield Liloa Chillingworth, Jr. was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. (1932)
Sonny Chillingworth died August 24, 1994 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was 62 years old.

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85 years ago, Country Singer Franklin Delano Reeves was born in Sparta, N.C. (1933)
Del Reeves died January 1, 2007 in Centerville, Tennessee. He was 73 years old.

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Mitch Miller and Gloria Lambert

82 years ago, Singer Gloria Lambert was born in Worcester, Massachusetts. (1936)
She died June 15, 2013 in West Hollywood, California. She was 76 years old.

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Bob Scholl, Larry Esposito, Neil Arena, Eddie Quinn and Jerry Scholl. Front; Dick Levister

80 years ago, Singer Robert Scholl was born in Mount Vernon, N.Y. (1938)
Bob Scholl died August 27, 1975 in New York, N.Y. He was 37 years old.

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79 years ago, Rocker Vince Taylor was born in London, England. (1939)
He died August 28, 1991 in Lutry, Switzerland. He was 52 years old.

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79 years ago, Bassist Marshall Hawkins was born in Washington, D.C. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Marshall!

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72 years ago, Keyboardist Doug Carn was born in New York, N.Y. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Doug!

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72 years ago, Country Music Pioneer Riley Puckett died from blood poisoning in East Point, Georgia. He was 52 years old. (1946)
He was born May 7, 1894 in Alpharetta, Georgia.

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69 years ago, Guitarist Mark Boston was born in Salem, Illinois. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Rockette Morton!

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68 years ago, Cellist Akua Dixon was born in New York, N.Y. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to Akua Dixon-Turre!

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68 years ago, Drummer Andrew Newmark was born in Port Chester, N.Y. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to Andy Newmark!

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68 years ago, Bob Casale of Devo was born in Kent, Ohio. (1950)
Bob 2 died February 17, 2014 in New York, N.Y. He was 63 years old.

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66 years ago, Trombonist George Lewis was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to George!

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64 years ago, Drummer Jos Zoomer was born in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (1954)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jos!

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62 years ago, Bassist Robert Wayne Birch was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1956)
Bob Birch died August 15, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. He was 56 years old.

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58 years ago, Kyle Richard Gass was born in Castro Valley, California. (1960)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kyle Gass!

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58 years ago, Ray Herndon was born in Scottsdale Arizona. (1960)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ray!

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58 years ago, Singer Angélique Kidjo was born in Ouidah, Benin. (1960)
Hauoli la Hanau to Angélique!

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53 years ago, Jazz Singer Spencer Williams died in Flushing, N.Y. He was 75 years old. (1965)
He was born October 14, 1889 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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52 years ago, Singer Tanya Donelly was born in Newport, Rhode Island. (1966)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tanya!

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52 years ago, Singer Ellen Reid was born in Winnipeg, Canada. (1966)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ellen!

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51 years ago, Singer Mãdãlina Manole was born in Vãlenii de Munte, Romania. (1967)
She died July 14, 2010 in Otopeni, Romania. She was 43 years old.

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48 years ago, Singer Thomas Lauderdale was born in Oakland, California. (1970)
Hauoli la Hanau to Thomas!

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47 years ago, Singer Marie-Chantal Toupin was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (1971)
Hauoli la Hanau to Marie-Chantal!

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46 years ago, "The Thunderbolt of the Middle West" Brother Joe May died in Thomasville, Georgia. He was 59 years old. (1972)
He was born November 9, 1912 in Macon, Mississippi.

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45 years ago, Guitarist Clarence White was killed by a drunken driver in Palmdale, California. He was 29 years old. (1973)
He was born June 7, 1944 in Lewiston, Maine.

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43 years ago, Country Singer Jamey Johnson was born in Enterprise, Alabama. (1975)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jamey!

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43 years ago, Jaime Luis Gómez of The Black Eyed Peas was born in Los Angeles, California. (1975)
Hauoli la Hanau to Taboo Nawasha!

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43 years ago, Drummer Zutty Singleton died in New York, N.Y. He was 77 years old. (1975)
James Arthur Singleton was born May 14, 1898 in Bunkie, Louisiana.

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40 years ago, Musician Foy Willing died in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 64 years old. (1978)
He was born May 14, 1914 in Bosque County, Texas.

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34 years ago, Singer Philippe Wynne died after suffering a heart attack on stage in Oakland, California. He was 43 years old. (1984)
He was born April 3, 1941 in Detroit, Michigan.

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33 years ago, Lily May Ledford died in Fayette County, Kentucky. She was 68 years old. (1985)
She was born March 17, 1917 in Pilot, Kentucky.

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25 years ago, Soul Singer Moses Dillard died in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 47 years old. (1993)
He was born September 30, 1946 in Greenville, South Carolina.

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23 years ago, Singer Earl Coleman died in New York, N.Y. He was 69 years old. (1995)
He was born August 12, 1925 in Port Huron, Michigan.

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20 years ago, "Britain's Queen Of The Blues" Beryl Bryden died in London, England. She was 78 years old. (1998)
Beryl Audrey Bryden was born May 11, 1920 in Norwich, Norfolk, England.

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19 years ago, Drummer Gar Samuelson died in Clewer, Orange City, Florida. He was 41 years old. (1999)
Gary C. Samuelson was born February 18, 1958 in Dunkirk, N.Y.

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13 years ago, Pianist Joe Harnell died of heart failure in Sherman Oaks, California. He was 80 years old. (2005)
He was born August 2, 1924 in New York, N.Y.

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9 years ago, Saxophonist Hart McNee died in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 66 years old. (2009)
He was born May 5, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois.

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6 years ago, Bassist Victor Gaskin died in Estate Whim, St Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. He was 77 years old. (2012)
Roderick Victor Gaskin was born November 23, 1934 in New York, N.Y.

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3 years ago, Singer “Diamond” Dave Somerville died in Santa Barbara, California. He was 81 years old. (2015)
David Somerville was born October 2, 1933 in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

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1 year ago, Hawaiian Entertainer Mahi Beamer died in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was 88 years old. (2017)
Edwin Mahiai Copp Beamer was born December 5, 1928 in Honolulu, Hawaii.


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