July 11


123 years ago, Singer/Uke Player John Senator Marvin was born in Butler, Oklahoma. (1897)
Johnny Marvin died December 10, 1944 in North Hollywood, California. He was 47 years old.

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93 years ago, Singer/Preacher Willie Morganfield was born in Stovall, Mississippi. (1927)
Reverend Willie Morganfield died October 18, 2003 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 76 years old.

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89 years ago, Rock & Roller Thurston Harris was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. (1931)
He died of a heart attack April 14, 1990 in Pomona, California. He was 58 years old.

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89 years ago, Actor/Singer Arthur Andrew Kelm was born in New York, N.Y. (1931)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tab Hunter!

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88 years ago, Songwriter/Producer Roquel Davis was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1932)
Billy Davis died September 2, 2004 in New Rochelle, N.Y. He was 72 years old.

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88 years ago, Preacher/Guitarist Charles Jackson was born in Summit-McComb, Mississippi. (1932)
Reverend Charlie Jackson died during 2006 in Baker, Louisiana. He was 74 years old.

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84 years ago, Bluesman Robert Lee Wilson was born in Glen Allen, Mississippi.(1936)
Smokey Wilson died September 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. He was 79 years old.

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83 years ago, Composer George Gershwin died of a brain tumor in Beverly Hills, California. He was 38 years old. (1937)
Jacob Gershvin was born September 26, 1898 in New York, N.Y.

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82 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Terry Garthwaite was born in Berkeley, California. (1938)
Hauoli la Hanau to Terry!

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79 years ago, Trumpeter Henry Lowther was born in Leicester, England. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Henry!

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78 years ago, Trumpeter Tomasz Stańko was born in Rzeszów, Poland. (1942)
He died July 29, 2018 in Warsaw, Poland. He was 76 years old.

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77 years ago, Oscar Emilio León Somoza was born in Caracas, Venezuela. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Oscar D'León!

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76 years ago, Country Musician Bobby G. Rice was born in Boscobel, Wisconsin. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bobby G!

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76 years ago, Singer Wanda Maria Ferreira de Sá was born in Săo Paulo, Brazil. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Wanda Sá!

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76 years ago, Singer John Lawton was born in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to John!

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73 years ago, Guitarist/Singer Jeff Hanna was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jeff!

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73 years ago, Reggae Musician John Holt was born in the Greenwich Farm area of Kingston, Jamaica. (1947)
He died October 19, 2014 in London, England. He was 67 years old.

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73 years ago, Blues Singer Francine Reed was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Francine!

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70 years ago, Drummer Micheline Pelzer was born in Liege, Belgium. (1950)
She died October 4, 2014 in Paris, France. She was 64 years old.

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70 years ago, Singer Patricia Eva Pointer was born in East Oakland, California. (1950)
Bonnie Pointer died June 8, 2020 in Oakland, California. She was 69 years old.

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69 years ago, Drummer Roy Dodds was born in Buckinghamshire, England. (1951)
Hauoli la Hanau to Roy!

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66 years ago, Christine Lakeland was born. (1954)
Hauoli la Hanau to Christine!

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63 years ago, Vocalist Peter John Murphy was born near Northampton, England. (1957)
Hauoli la Hanau to Peter Murphy!

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63 years ago, Reggae Singer Michael Anthony Rose was born in Kingston, Jamaica. (1957)
Hauoli la Hanau to Michael Rose!

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62 years ago, Saxophonist Kirk Whalum was born in Memphis, Tennessee. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kirk!

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61 years ago, Guitarist Richie Sambora was born in Woodbridge Township, New Jersey. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Richie!

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61 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Suzanne Vega was born in Santa Monica, California. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Suzanne!

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61 years ago, Drummer Shadow Wilson died in New York, N.Y. He was 39 years old. (1959)
Rossiere Wilson was born September 25, 1919 in Yonkers, N.Y.

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60 years ago, Singer/Songwriter David Francis Baerwald was born in Oxford, Ohio. (1960)
Hauoli la Hanau to David Baerwald!

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55 years ago, Bassist Scott Gregory Shriner was born in Toledo, Ohio. (1965)
Hauoli la Hanau to Scott Shriner!

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55 years ago, Bassist Tanya Richardson was born in Houston, Texas. (1965)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tanya!

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54 years ago, Singer Melanie Susan Appleby was born in London, England. (1966)
Mel Appleby died January 18, 1990 in Westminster, England. She was 23 years old.

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47 years ago, Andrew Bird was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1973)
Hauoli la Hanau to Andrew!

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47 years ago, Country Singer Scott Emerick was born in Hollywood, Florida. (1973)
Hauoli la Hanau to Scotty Emerick!

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46 years ago, Rapper Kimberly Denise Jones was born in New York, N.Y. (1974)
Hauoli la Hanau to Lil' Kim!

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43 years ago, Singer Goapele Mohlabane was born in Oakland, California. (1977)
Hauoli la Hanau to Goapele!

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38 years ago, Rapper Zane Copeland, Jr. was born in Yonkers, N.Y. (1982)
Hauoli la Hanau to Lil' Zane!

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37 years ago, Singer Peter Cincotti was born in New York, N.Y. (1983)
Hauoli la Hanau to Peter!

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36 years ago, Bluesman Jarekus Singleton was born in Clinton, Mississippi. (1984)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jarekus!

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35 years ago, Bassist George Duvivier died in New York, N.Y. He was 64 years old. (1985)
He was born August 17, 1920 in New York, N.Y.

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34 years ago, Bassist Johnny Dyani died in Berlin, Germany. He was 40 years old. (1986)
Johnny Mbizo Dyani was born November 30, 1945 in East London, South Africa.

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31 years ago, Guitarist Andor Kovács died in Budapest, Hungary. He was 60 years old. (1989)
He was born June 4, 1929 in Budapest, Hungary.

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27 years ago, Afro-Cuban Jazz Pioneer Mario Bauzá died in New York, N.Y. He was 82 years old. (1993)
He was born April 28, 1911 in Havana, Cuba.

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27 years ago, Bluesman Boston Blackie was shot and killed in Chicago, Illinois. He was 49 years old. (1993)
Bennie Joe Houston was born November 6, 1943 in Panola, Alabama.

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26 years ago, Drummer Lex Humphries died in New York, N.Y. He was 57 years old. (1994)
He was born August 22, 1936 in New York, N.Y.

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24 years ago, Bassist Louis Gottlieb died in Sebastopol, California. He was 72 years old. (1996)
He was born October 10, 1923 in Los Angeles, California.

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21 years ago, Singer Helen Forrest died in Los Angeles, California. She was 82 years old. (1999)
Helen Fogel was born April 12, 1917 in Atlantic City, N.J.

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19 years ago, Pianist/Painter Herman Brood died in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He was 54 years old. (2001)
Hermanus Brood was born November 5, 1946 in Zwolle, The Netherlands.

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18 years ago, R&B Pioneer Rosco Gordon died in his Queens, N.Y. home. He was 74 years old. (2002)
He was born April 10, 1928 in Memphis, Tennessee.

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15 years ago, Singer Frances Langford died in Miami, Florida. She was 71 years old. (2005)
She was born April 4, 1914 in Lakeland, Florida.

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Frank Sinatra and Bill Miller

14 years ago, Pianist Bill Miller died in Montreal, Canada. He was 91 years old. (2006)
He was born February 3, 1915 in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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13 years ago, Singer/Actor Rod Lauren died in Tracy, California. (2007)
Rod Lawrence Strunk was born March 20, 1940 in Fresno, California.

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12 years ago, Singer Chuck Carbo died in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 82 years old. (2008)
Hayward Carbo was born January 11, 1926 in Houma, Louisiana.

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11 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Twyla Herbert died in Phoenix, Arizona. She was 87 years old. (2009)
She was born July 27, 1921 in Riverside, California.

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10 years ago, Gospel Singer Walter Hawkins died in Oakland, California. He was 61 years old. (2010)
He was born May 18, 1949 in Oakland, California.

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Rick Alexander and Rob Grill

9 years ago, Grass Roots Singer Rob Grill died in Tavares, Florida. He was 67 years old. (2011)
Robert Frank Grill was born November 30, 1943 in Los Angeles, California.

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7 years ago, Singer Charles Pope died in Atlanta, Georgia. He was 76 years old. (2013)
He was born August 7, 1936 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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6 years ago, Bassist Charlie Haden died in Los Angeles, California. He was 76 years old. (2014)
He was born August 6, 1937 in Shenandoah, Iowa.

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6 years ago, Drummer Tommy Ramone died in New York, N.Y. He was 62 years old. (2014)
Thomas Erdelyi of The Ramones was born January 29, 1952 in Budapest, Hungary.


July 10


164 years ago, Inventor Nikola Tesla was born in Smijan, Austria. (1856)
He died January 7, 1943 in New York, N.Y. He was 86 years old.

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131 years ago, Bandleader Noble Sissle was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. (1889)
He died December 17, 1975 in Tampa, Florida. He was 86 years old.

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116 years ago, Singer Hociel Thomas was born in Houston, Texas. (1904)
She died August 22, 1952 in Oakland, California. She was 48 years old.

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115 years ago, Singer Ivie Anderson was born in Gilroy, California. (1905)
She died December 28, 1949 in Los Angeles, California. She was 44 years old.

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112 years ago, “The Arkansas Cotton Picker” Paul Howard was born in Arkansas. (1908)
He died June 18, 1984 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was 75 years old.

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109 years ago, Trumpeter Charles Melvin Williams was born in Mobile, Alabama. (1911)
Cootie Williams died September 15, 1985 in New York, N.Y. He was 74 years old.

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105 years ago, Keyboardist Milton Brent Buckner was born in St. Louis, Missouri. (1915)
Milt Buckner died July 27, 1977 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 62 years old.

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104 years ago, Musician Dick Cary was born in Hartford, Connecticut. (1916)
He died April 6, 1994 in Glendale, California. He was 77 years old.

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John and Grace Brim

97 years ago, Singer/Drummer Grace Millard was born in Briscoe, Arkansas. (1923)
Grace Brim died June 28, 1999 in Gary, Indiana. She was 75 years old.

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96 years ago, Bassist Major Quincy Holley, Jr. was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1924)
Major Holley died October 25, 1990 in Maplewood, New Jersey. He was 66 years old.

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94 years ago, Bluesman Joe Bennie Pugh was born in Hughes, Arkansas. (1926)
Forest City Joe was killed April 3, 1960 in a Horseshoe, Arkansas truck accident. He was 33 years old.

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91 years ago, Accordionist Marcel Azzola was born in Paris, France. (1929)
Hauoli la Hanau to Marcel!

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90 years ago, Pianist Jacques Klein was born in Aracati, Ceará, Brazil. (1930)
He died October 24,1982 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He was 52 years old.

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87 years ago, Country Singer/Songwriter Gene Simmons was born in Tupelo, Mississippi. (1933)
Jumpin' Gene Simmons died August 29, 2006 in Tupelo, Mississippi. He was 73 years old.

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84 years ago, Keyboardist Johnny Griffith (of the legendary "Funk Brothers") was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1936)
He died of a heart attack November 10, 2002 in Detroit, Michigan. He was 66 years old.

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84 years ago, "The Godfather" of New Mexico Music Alberto Nelson Sanchez was born in Dixon, New Mexico. (1936)
Al Hurricane died October 22, 2017 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He was 81 years old.

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83 years ago, Singer Sandra Galitz was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1937)
Hauoli la Hanau to Sandy Stewart!

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82 years ago, Singer/Songwriter/Session Guitarist Dave Kirby was born in Brady, Texas. (1938)
He died April 17, 2004 in Branson, Missouri. He was 65 years old.

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82 years ago, Jazz Trumpeter Edward Lee Morgan was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1938)
Lee Morgan was shot dead by his girl friend February 19, 1972 in New York City. He was 33 years old.

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81 years ago, Folk Musician John B. Richmond, Jr. was born in Newton, Massachussetts. (1939)
Fritz Richmond died November 27, 2005 in Portland, Oregon. He was 66 years old.

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81 years ago, Mavis Staples was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mavis!

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79 years ago, Rocker/Writer Ian Timothy Whitcomb was born in Woking, Surrey, England. (1941)
Ian Whitcomb died April 19, 2020 in Pasadena, California. He was 78 years old.

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79 years ago, Pianist Jellyroll Morton died in Los Angeles, California. He was 50 years old. (1941)
Ferdinand Joseph Lemott was born October 20, 1890 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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78 years ago, Ronald James Padavona was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. (1942)
Ronnie James Dio died May 16, 2010 in Houston, Texas. He was 67 years old.

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78 years ago, Rocker Sixto Diaz Rodriguez was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Sixto Rodriguez!

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77 years ago, Guitarist Jerry Miller was born in Tacoma, Washington. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jerry!

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76 years ago, John Dymond was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Beaky!

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73 years ago, Trombonist Bruce Fowler was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bruce!

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73 years ago, Arlo Davy Guthrie was born in Coney Island, N.Y. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Arlo Guthrie!

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73 years ago, Alligator Records founder Bruce Iglauer was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bruce!

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72 years ago, Singer John Cavadus Whitehead was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1948)
John Whitehead was shot dead May 11, 2004 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was 55 years old.

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71 years ago, Singer David Bruce Smalley was born in Oil City, Pennsylvania. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Dave Smalley!

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70 years ago, Guitarist Erik Cartwright was born in New York, N.Y. (1950)
He died July July 9, 2017 in New York, N.Y. He was 66 years old.

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70 years ago, Rocker Greg Kihn was born in Baltimore, Maryland. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to Greg!

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70 years ago, Bassist Jan Zukowski of the Nighthawks was born in Washington, D.C. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jan!

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Willie Ford, Lenny Mayes, Ron Banks and Craig Jones

70 years ago, Singer Willie Ford of the The Dramatics was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to Willie!

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69 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Cheryl Wheeler was born in Timonium, Maryland. (1951)
Hauoli la Hanau to Cheryl!

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68 years ago, Musician Joseph Kim Mitchell was born in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kim Mitchell!

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67 years ago, Guitarist Charles Baty was born in Birmingham, Alabama. (1953)
Little Charlie Baty died March 6, 2020 in Sacramento, California. He was 66 years old.

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67 years ago, Rik Emmett was born in Toronto, Ontario. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to "The Rocket"!

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67 years ago, Country Musician B.B. Watson was born in Tyler, Texas. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to B.B.!

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66 years ago, Bassist Gene Holder was born. (1954)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gene!

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66 years ago, Vocalist Neil Francis Tennant was born in North Shields, Tyneside, England. (1954)
Hauoli la Hanau to Neil Tennant!

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62 years ago, Banjo Player Béla Anton Leos Fleck was born in New York, N.Y. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Béla Fleck!

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Barrelhouse Chuck and Sunnyland Slim

62 years ago Blues Pianist Charles Goering was born in Columbus, Ohio. (1958)
Barrelhouse Chuck died December 12, 2016 in Libertyville, Illinois. He was 58 years old.

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61 years ago, Runaways Drummer Sandy West was born in Long Beach, California. (1959)
She died of lung cancer October 21, 2006 in San Dimas, California. She was 47 years old.

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58 years ago, Guitarist Serge Krief was born in Paris, France. (1962)
Hauoli la Hanau to Serge!

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58 years ago, Rapper Christopher Martin was born in Queens, N. Y. (1962)
Hauoli la Hanau to Play!

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55 years ago, Country Musician Kenneth Edward Mellons was born in Kingsport, Tennessee. (1965)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ken Mellons!

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48 years ago, Country Singer Gary Wayne Vernon, Jr. was born in Columbus, Ohio. (1970)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gary LeVox!

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48 years ago, Singer/Pianist Lovie Austin died in Chicago, Illinois. She was 84 years old. (1972)
Cora Calhoun was born September 19, 1887 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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46 years ago, Guitarist Oli Herbert was born in Massachusetts. (1974)
He died October 17, 2018 in Stafford Springs, Connecticut. He was 49 years old.

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44 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Elijah Blue Allman was born in Los Angeles, California. (1976)
Hauoli la Hanau to Elijah!

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42 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Jesse Thomas Lacey was born in Levittown, N.Y. (1978)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jesse Lacey!

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40 years ago, Singer Jessica Ann Johnson was born in Abilene, Texas. (1980)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jessica Simpson!

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40 years ago, Alex Arrowsmith was born in Hood River, Oregon. (1982)
Hauoli la Hanau to Alex!

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George Benson with John Hammond

35 years ago, Columbia Records Executive John Hammond died in New York, N.Y. He was 74 years old. (1985)
John Henry Hammond, Jr. was born December 15, 1910 in New York, N.Y.

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33 years ago, Trombonist Klaus Salmi died in Kuopio, Finland. He was 78 years old. (1987)
He was born December 3, 1908 in Helsinki, Finland.

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31 years ago, Sameer Gadhia was born in Irvine, California. (1989)
Hauoli la Hanau to Sameer!

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31 years ago, "The Man of 1,000 Voices" Mel Blanc died in Los Angeles, California. He was 81 years old. (1989)
Melvin Jerome Blanc was born May 30, 1908 in San Francisco, California.

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Eddie and Ernie

26 years ago, Singer Eddie Campbell (of Eddie and Ernie fame) died in Los Angeles, California. He was 53 years old. (1994)
William Edgar Campbell was born December 23, 1940 in Lodi, Texas.

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19 years ago, Bluesman Rasheed Karim Abdullah died in Natchez, Mississippi. He was 68 years old. (2001)
Julius Cain was born July 16, 1932 in Natchez, Mississippi.

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19 years ago, Bluesman Stu Blank died of cancer in San Francisco, California. He was 46 years old. (2001)
He was born during 1955.

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10 years ago, Reggae Musician Sugar Minott died in Kingston, Jamaica. He was 54 years old. (2010)
Lincoln Barrington Minott was born May 25, 1956 in Kingston, Jamaica.

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9 years ago, Luthier Travis Bean died in Burbank, California. He was 63 years old. (2011)
He was born August 21, 1947 in San Fernando, California.

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Nat and Maria Cole

8 years ago, Singer Maria Cole died in Boca Raton, Florida. She was 89 years old. (2012)
Marie Hawkins was born August 1, 1922 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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7 years ago, Singer Peppi Marchello died in Nissequogue, N.Y. He was 68 years old. (2013)
He was born during 1945 in Long Island, N.Y.

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2 years ago, Saxophonist Les Lieber died on Fire Island, N.Y. He was 106 years old. (2018)
Leslie Lieber was born March 16, 1912 in St. Louis, Missouri.

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1 year ago, Singer Jerry Lawson died in Phoenix, Arizona. He was 75 years old. (2019)
He was born January 23, 1944 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.


July 9

Andrew Blakeney, Tudi Garland, Joe Darensbourg and Alton Purnell

114 years ago, Clarinetist Joe Darensbourg was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (1906)
He died May 24, 1985 in Van Nuys, California. He was 78 years old.

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Pie Plant Pete and Bashful Joe

114 years ago, Guitarist Claude J. Moye was born in Shawneetown, Illinois. (1906)
Pie Plant Pete died February 7, 1988 in Ridgway, N.J. He was 81 years old.

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EddieDean and admirer ;-)

113 years ago, Singing Cowboy Edgar Dean Glosup was born in Posey, Texas. (1907)
Eddie Dean died March 4, 1999 in Thousand Oaks, California. He was 91 years old.

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105 years ago, Pianist Joe Liggins was born in Guthrie, Oklahoma. (1915)
He died August 1, 1987 in Lynwood, California. He was 72 years old.

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© Karlheinz Klüter

100 years ago, Pianist Duke Burrell was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1920)
He died August 5, 1993 in Los Angeles, California. He was 73 years old.

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97 years ago, Singer Lois LaVerne Williamson was born in Pike County, Kentucky. (1923)
Molly O'Day died of cancer December 5, 1987 in Huntington, West Virginia. She was 64 years old.

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95 years ago, Singer Alan Dale was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. (1925)
He died April 20, 2002 in New York, N.Y. He was 76 years old.

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93 years ago, Singer Edmond Dantes Urick was born in Malden, Massachussetts. (1927)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ed Ames!

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91 years ago, Country/Pop Iconoclast Barton Lee Hazlewood was born in Mannford, Oklahoma. (1929)
Lee Hazlewood died August 5, 2007 in Henderson, Nevada. He was 78 years old.

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Jim and Jesse McReynolds

91 years ago, Jesse McReynolds of Jim and Jesse was born in Coeburn, Virginia. (1929)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jesse!

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Buddy Bregman and Sammy Davis, Jr.

90 years ago, Producer/Director Buddy Bregman was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1930)
He died January 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. He was 86 years old.

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85 years ago, Calypso Star Francisco Slinger was born in Grand Roi, Grenada. (1935)
Hauoli la Hanau to the Mighty Sparrow!

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85 years ago, Singer Mercedes Sosa was born in San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina. (1935)
She died October 4, 2009 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was 74 years old.

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85 years ago, Saxophonist Frank Wright was born in Grenada, Mississippi. (1935)
He died May 17, 1990 in Germany. He was 54 years old.

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80 years ago, Drummer Paul Lagos was born in Minnesota. (1940)
He died October 19, 2009 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was 69 years old.

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John Salvato, Joey Canzano, Michael Arnone, Joseph Santolo and Thomas Bialoglow

80 years ago, Singer John Salvato was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. (1940)
Hauoli la Hanau to John!

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79 years ago, Folk Singer Mac MacLeod was born in St. Albans, England. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mac!

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79 years ago, Singer Donald McPherson was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. (1941)
Don McPherson died July 3, 1971 in The Bronx, N.Y. He was 29 years old.

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78 years ago, Singer Juan José Laboriel López was born in Mexico. (1942)
Johnny Laboriel died September 18, 2013 in Mexico City, Mexico. He was 71 years old.

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75 years ago, Foster MacKenzie III was born in Asheville, N.C. (1945)
"Root Boy Slim" died June 8, 1993 in Orlando, Florida. He was 48 years old.

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74 years ago, Rocker Joe Micelli was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joe!

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74 years ago, Rocker Ronald Belford Scott was born in Kirriemuir, Scotland. (1946)
Bon Scott died February 19, 1980 in East Dulwich, South London, England. He was 33 years old.

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73 years ago, Haruomi Hosono was born in Minato, Tokyo, Japan. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Haruomi!

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73 years ago, Singer Christina Henriette Kaagman was born in The Hague, Netherlands. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jerney Kaagman!

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73 years ago, Drummer John Graham Mitchell was born in London, England. (1947)
Mitch Mitchell died November 12, 2008 in Portland, Oregon. He was 61 years old.

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70 years ago, Singer Gwen Guthrie was born in Okemah, Oklahoma. (1950)
She died of cancer February 5, 1999 in Orange, New Jersey. She was 48 years old.

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68 years ago, Pianist John Frank Tesh was born in Garden City, N.Y. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to John Tesh!

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67 years ago, Country Singer David Ball was born in Rock Hill, South Carolina. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to David!

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66 years ago, Singer Debra Sledge was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1954)
Hauoli la Hanau to Debbie Sledge!

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63 years ago, Peter Mark Sinclair Almond was born in Southport, Lancashire, England. (1957)
Hauoli la Hanau to Marc Almond!

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61 years ago, Drummer Darren Henley was born in St. Louis, Missouri. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to D. H. Peligro!

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61 years ago, Rocker Jim Kerr was born in Glasgow, Scotland. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jim Kerr!

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56 years ago, Love Michelle Harrison was born in San Francisco, California. (1964)
Hauoli la Hanau to Courtney Love!

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54 years ago, Guitarist Tom Lippincott was born in New Jersey (1966)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tom!

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51 years ago, Saxophonist Elias Haslanger was born in Austin, Texas. (1969)
Hauoli la Hanau to Eli!

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49 years ago, Singer Kelvin Grant was born in Birmingham, England. (1971)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kelvin!

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46 years ago, Bassist Nikola Šarčević was born in Örebro, Sweden. (1974)
Hauoli la Hanau to Nikola!

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45 years ago, Guitarist Isaac Kristofer Brock was born in Helena, Montana. (1975)
Hauoli la Hanau to Isaac Brock!

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Meg White and Jack White

45 years ago, Rocker John Anthony Gillis was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1975)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jack White of the White Stripes!

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38 years ago, Trumpeter Wingy Manone died in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was 82 years old. (1982)
Joseph Matthews Manone was born February 13, 1900 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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37 years ago, Violinist Lucia Micarelli was born in Queens, N.Y. (1983)
Hauoli la Hanau to Lucia!

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26 years ago, Bassist Cornelius Boyson died in Chicago, Illinois. He was 58 years old. (1994)
He was born September 5, 1936 in Tunica, Mississippi.

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26 years ago, Bandleader "Sabby" Lewis died in Boston, Massachussetts. He was 79 years old. (1994)
William Sebastian Lewis was born November 1, 1914 in Middleburg, North Carolina.

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24 years ago, Pianist Sergey Kuryokhin died of heart disease in St. Petersburg, Russia. He was 42 years old. (1996)
Sergey Anatolyevich Kuryokhin was born June 16, 1954 in Murmansk, Russia.

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14 years ago, Keyboard Player Milan Williams died in Houston, Texas. He was 58 years old. (2006)
Milan B. Williams was born March 28, 1948 in Okolona, Mississippi.

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9 years ago, Guitarist Würzel died in Cheltenham, England. He was 61 years old. (2011)
Michael Burston was born October 23, 1949 in Cheltenham, England.

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9 years ago Folk Singer Facundo Cabral was murdered in Guatemala City, Guatemala. He was 74 years old. (2011)
He was born May 22, 1937 in La Plata, Argentina.

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6 years ago, Guitarist John Spinks died in Manchester, England. He was 60 years old. (2014)
He was born during 1954 in Manchester, England.

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5 years ago, Songwriter Michael Masser died in Rancho Mirage, California. He was 74 years old. (2015)
Michael William Masser was born March 24, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois.

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3 years ago, Guitarist Erik Cartwright died in New York, N.Y. He was 66 years old. (2017)
He was born July 10, 1950 in New York, N.Y.


July 8


189 years ago, Dr. John Pemberton, the Inventor of Coca-Cola was born in Crawford County, Georgia. (1831)
He died August 16, 1888 in Columbus, Georgia. He was 57 years old.

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120 years ago, Vaudeville Entertainerer Clinton Fletcher was born in El Dorado, Arkansas. (1900)
Dusty Fletcher died March 15, 1954 in New York, N.Y. He was 54 years old.

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112 years ago, Louis Jordan was born in Brinkley, Arkansas. (1908)
He died of a heart attack February 4, 1975 in Los Angeles, California. He was 66 years old.

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106 years ago, Singer William Clarence Eckstine was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (1914)
Billy Eckstine died March 8, 1993 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was 80 years old.

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96 years ago, Rock & Roll Pianist Johnnie Johnson was born in Fairmont, West Virginia. (1924)
He died April 13, 2005 in St. Louis, Missouri. He was 80 years old.

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90 years ago, Motown Keyboardist Earl Van Dyke was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1930)
The "Chunk of Funk" died September 18, 1992 in Detroit, Michigan.

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89 years ago, Slide Guitarist U Tin was born in Kyaik Lat, Burma. (1931)
He died February 5, 2019 in Yangon, Myanmar. He was 87 years old.

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88 years ago, Singer Genaro Louis Vitaliano was born in New York, N.Y. (1932)
Jerry Vale died May 18, 2014 in Palm Desert, California. He was 81 years old.

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86 years ago, Bluesman Henry Qualls was born in Cedar Grove, Elmo, Texas. (1934)
He died December 6, 2003 in Dallas, Texas. He was 69 years old.

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85 years ago, Singer Sidney Liebowitz was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. (1935)
Hauoli la Hanau to Steve Lawrence!

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83 years ago, Bluesman Arthur Williams was born in Tunica, Mississippi. (1937)
Hauoli la Hanau to Arthur!

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Jerry Allison, Buddy Holly and Joe B. Mauldin

80 years ago, Bassist Joe Benson Mauldin, Jr. was born in Lubbock, Texas. (1940)
Joe B. Mauldin died February 7, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 74 years old.

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76 years ago, Guitarist Charles Martin Simon was born in Newark, New Jersey. (1941)
Charlie Nothing died October 23, 2007 in Soquel, California. He was 66 years old.

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76 years ago, Drummer John Lee Johnson of The Allman Brothers Band was born in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jaimoe!

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74 years ago, "Zimbabwe's Queen of Mbira" Stella Rambisai Chiweshe Nekati was born in Mujumi Village, Mhondoro, Zimbabwe. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Stella Chiweshe!

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72 years ago, Saxophonist Lembit Saarsalu was born in Roosna-Alliku, Estonia. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Lembit!

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69 years ago, Bassist Greg T. Walker was born in Jacksonville, Florida. (1951)
Hauoli la Hanau to Greg!

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68 years ago, Bluesman Larry Garner was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Larry!

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67 years ago, Drummer Ignacio Berroa was born in Havana, Cuba. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ignacio!

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62 years ago, Guitarist Jim Campilongo was born in South San Francisco, California. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jim!

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62 years ago, Guitarist Carlos Cavazo was born in Mexico. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Carlos!

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62 years ago, Drummer Fred Young was born in Glasgow, Kentucky. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Fred!

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59 years ago, Synthesist Andrew John Leonard Fletcher was born in Nottingham, England. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Andy Fletcher!

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59 years ago, Guitarist Graham Jones was born in London, England. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Graham!

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59 years ago, Country Star Toby Keith was born in Clinton, Oklahoma. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Toby!

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57 years ago, Singer Joan Osborne was born in Anchorage, Kentucky. (1963)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joan!

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56 years ago, Singer/Bassist Eric Mingus was born in New York, N.Y. (1964)
Hauoli la Hanau to Eric!

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55 years ago, Trombonist Willie Dennis died in a New York, N.Y. car crash. He was 39 years old. (1965)
William DeBerardinis was born January 10, 1926 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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51 years ago, Guitarist Yasuhiro Sugihara was born in Hadano, Kanagawa, Japan. (1969)
Hauoli la Hanau to Sugizo!

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50 years ago, Beck Hansen was born in Los Angeles, California. (1970)
Hauoli la Hanau to Beck!

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49 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Teddy Morgan was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (1971)
Hauoli la Hanau to Teddy!

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49 years ago, Trumpeter Charlie Shavers died of throat cancer in New York, N.Y. He was 51 years old. (1971)
Charles James Shavers was born August 3, 1920 in New York, N.Y.

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45 years ago, Guitarist Elias Viljanen was born in Finland. (1975)
Hauoli la Hanau to Elias!

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44 years ago, Guitarist David James Kennedy was born in Poway, California. (1976)
Hauoli la Hanau to David Kennedy!

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41 years ago, Organist Charles Kynard died in Los Angeles, California. He was 46 years old. (1979)
He was born February 20, 1933 in St. Louis, Missouri.

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41 years ago, Composer Tyshawn Sorey was born in Newark, New Jersey. (1980)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tyshawn!

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36 years ago, Singer/Actress Christine McIntyre died in Van Nuys, California. She was 73 years old. (1984)
Christine Cecilia McIntyre was born April 16, 1911 in Nogales, Arizona.

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35 years ago, Guitarist Jamie Robert Cook was born in West Kirby, Merseyside, England. (1985)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jamie Cook!

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29 years ago, Bluesman Willie Nix died in Leland, Mississippi. He was 68 years old. (1991)
He was born August 6, 1922 in Memphis, Tennessee.

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19 years ago, Singer/Guitarist "Porky" Freeman died in Orange, California. He was 85 years old. (2001)
Quilla Hugh Freeman was born June 29, 1916 in Vera Cruz, Missouri.

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16 years ago, Singer George Williams died in Maple Shade, New Jersey. He was 68 years old. (2004)
George Reginald Williams Jr. was born December 6, 1935 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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9 years ago, Bluegrass Musician Kenny Baker died in Gallatin, Texas. He was 85 years old. (2011)
He was born June 26, 1926 in Jenkins, Kentucky.

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8 years ago, Blues Pianist Ernest Lane died July 8, 2012 in Clarksdale, Mississippi. He was 81 years old. (1933)
He was born March 16, 1931 in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

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5 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Ernie Maresca died in Pompano Beach, Florida. He was 76 years old. (2015)
Ernest Peter Maresca was born August 21, 1938 in The Bronx, N.Y.


July 7

Pinetop autographed this for me on May 30, 1997 ;-)

107 years ago, Pianist Joseph William Perkins was born in Belzoni, Mississippi. (1913)
Pinetop Perkins died March 21, 2011 in Austin,Texas. He was 97 years old.

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104 years ago, Guitarist Lloyd Grimes was born in Newport News, Virginia. (1916)
Tiny Grimes died March 4, 1989 in New York, N.Y. He was 72 years old.

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103 years ago, "The Supersonic Guitar Man" Billy Mure was born in New York, N.Y. (1917)
He died September 25, 2013 in Sebastian, Florida. He was 97 years old.

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Les Paul and Mary Ford

96 years ago, Singer Iris Colleen Summers was born in Pasadena, California. (1924)
Mary Ford died September 30, 1977 in Arcadia, California. She was 53 years old.

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94 years ago, Trombonist Frank James Rehak was born in New York, N.Y. (1926)
Frank Rehak died June 26, 1987 in Badger, California. He was 60 years old.

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Ira and Charlie Louvin

93 years ago, Country Star Charles Elzer Loudermilk of the Louvin Brothers was born in Henager, Alabama. (1927)
Charlie Louvin died January 26, 2011 in Wartrace, Tennessee. He was 83 years old.

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93 years ago, Trumpeter Carl H Severinsen was born in Arlington, Oregon. (1927)
Hauoli la Hanau to Doc Severinsen!

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90 years ago, Tenor-Saxophonist Henry Mobley was born in Eastman, Georgia. (1930)
Hank Mobley died May 30, 1986 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was 55 years old.

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Teddy and Doyle Wilburn

90 years ago, Country Musician Virgil Doyle Wilburn was born in Hardy, Arkansas. (1930)
Doyle Wilburn died October 16, 1982 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 52 years old.

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88 years ago, Keyboardist Josef Zawinul was born in Vienna, Austria. (1932)
Joe Zawinul died September 11, 2007 in Vienna, Austria. He was 75 years old.

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81 years ago, Singer William C. Gathright was born in Belen, Quitman County, Mississippi. (1939)
Willie Wright died June 29, 2020 in Providence, Rhode Island. He was 80 years old.

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80 years ago, "Miss Country Soul" Marilyn Jeanne Seely was born in Titusville, Pennsylvania. (1940)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jeannie Seely!

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80 years ago, Drummer Richard Starkey was born in Liverpool, England. (1940)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ringo Starr!

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79 years ago, Rock & Roller Robert Lee Romero was born in Billings, Montana. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Chan Romero!

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79 years ago, Bassist James Walter Rodford was born in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England. (1941)
Jim Rodford died January 20, 2018 in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England. He was 76 years old.

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Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert

78 years ago, Music Producer and Manager Christopher Thomas Stamp was born in London, England. (1942)
Chris Stamp died November 24, 2012 in New York, N.Y. He was 70 years old.

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L-R: Warren Entner, Rick Coonce, Dennis Provisor & Rob Grill

76 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Warren Entner was born in Boston, Massachusetts. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Warren!

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75 years ago, Bluesman L.T. McGee was born in Lexington, Mississippi. (1945)
He died June 29, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 70 years old.

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73 years ago, Drummer Rob Townsend was born in Leicester, Leicestershire, England. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Rob!

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73 years ago, Singer Linda Hill was born in Anniston, Alabama. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Linda Williams!

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72 years ago, Keyboardist Jorge Dalto was born in Roque Pérez, Argentina. (1948)
He died October 27, 1987 in New York, N.Y. He was 39 years old.

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72 years ago, Guitarist Larry "Rhino" Reinhardt was born in Bradenton, Florida. (1948)
He died January 2, 2012 in Sarasota, Florida. He was 63 years old.

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71 years ago, Trumpeter Bunk Johnson died in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 60 years old. (1949)
William Geary Johnson was born December 27, 1889 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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70 years ago, Trumpeter Fats Navarro died of tuberculosis in New York, N.Y. He was 26 years old. (1950)
Theodore Navarro was born September 24, 1923 in Key West, Florida.

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69 years ago, Guitarist/Singer/Songwriter Michael Henderson was born in Yazoo City, Mississippi. (1951)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mike Henderson!

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68 years ago, Pianist Sue Keller was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Sue!

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65 years ago, Pianist John Campbell was born in Bloomington, Illinois. (1955)
Hauoli la Hanau to John!

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63 years ago, Guitarist Berry Sakharof was born in Izmir, Turkey. (1957)
Hauoli la Hanau to Berry!

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58 years ago, Vocalist Clive Jackson was born in Knotty Ash, Liverpool, England. (1962)
Hauoli la Hanau to Clive!

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58 years ago, Drummer Sean Paddock was born in Watertown, N.Y. (1962)
Hauoli la Hanau to Sean!

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58 years ago, Bassist Mark White was born in Queens, N.Y. (1962)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mark!

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57 years ago, Guitarist Perry Richardson was born in Conway, South Carolina. (1963)
Hauoli la Hanau to Perry!

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57 years ago,Singer/Songwriter Vonda Shepard was born in New York, N.Y. (1963)
Hauoli la Hanau to Vonda!

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54 years ago, Violinist Gundula Krause was born in Göttingen, Germany. (1966)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gundula!

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53 years ago, Singer Jackie Neal was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (1967)
She was murdered by a jealous boyfriend March 10, 2005 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She was 37 years old.

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45 years ago, "The Candy Kid" George Morgan died of a heart attack in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 51 years old. (1975)
He was born June 28, 1924 in Waverly, Tennessee.

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44 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Erja Lyytinen was born in Kuopio, Finland. (1976)
Hauoli la Hanau to Erja!

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40 years ago, Singer Kaisa Jouhki was born in Sumatra. (1980)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kaisa!

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40 years ago, Drummer Daniel Whitesides was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. (1980)
Hauoli la Hanau to Dan Whitesides!

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39 years ago, Guitarist Brian Elwin Haner, Jr. was born in Huntington Beach, California. (1981)
Hauoli la Hanau to Synyster Gates!

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38 years ago, Bassist Michael Glita was born in Livingston, New Jersey. (1982)
Hauoli la Hanau to Michael!

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38 years ago, Rapper Barry Adrian Reese was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1982)
Hauoli la Hanau to Cassidy!

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38 years ago, Pianist Jane Vasey died of leukemia in Toronto, California. She was 32 years old. (1982)
She was born during 1949 in Winnipeg, Canada.

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37 years ago, Singer Wanita Denise Woodgett was born in Anaheim, California. (1983)
Hauoli la Hanau to D. Woods!

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36 years ago, Singer Marie-Mai Bouchard was born in Varennes, Quebec, Canada. (1984)
Hauoli la Hanau to Marie-Mai!

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32 years ago, Singer Kaci Deanne Brown was born in Sulphur Springs, Texas. (1988)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kaci Brown!

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30 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Cazuza died in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He was 32 years old. (1990)
Agenor de Miranda Araújo Neto was born April 4, 1958 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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27 years ago, Rocker Mia Zapata was brutally murdered in Seattle, Washington. She was 27 years old. (1993)
She was born August 25, 1965 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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19 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Fred Neil died in Summerland Key, Florida. He was 65 years old. (2001)
He was born March 16, 1936 in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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14 years ago, Pink Floyd Founder Syd Barrett died in London, England. He was 60 years old. (2006)
Roger Keith Barrett was born January 6, 1946 in Cambridge, England.

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14 years ago, Singer Mícheál Ó Domhnaill died in Dublin, Ireland. He was 53 years old. (2006)
He was born October 7, 1952 in Dublin, Ireland.

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Keter Betts, Bobby Durham, Ella Fitzgerald and Paul Smith

12 years ago, Drummer Bobby Durham died in Genoa, Italy. He was 71 years old. (2008)
Robert Joseph Durham was born February 3, 1937 n Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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12 years ago, Trombonist Ralph Hutchinson died in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was 83 years old. (2008)
He was born February 25, 1925 in Newcastle, England.

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9 years ago, Guitarist Manuel Galbán died in Havana, Cuba. He was 80 years old. (2011)
He was born during 1931 in Gilbara, Cuba.

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Dennis and Jimmy Flemion

8 years ago, Dennis Flemion died in Racine, Wisconsin. He was 57 years old. (2012)
He was born June 6, 1955 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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6 years ago, Drummer Frankie Dunlop died in Englewood, Chicago, Illinois. He was 85 years old. (2014)
Francis "Frankie" Dunlop was born December 6, 1928 in Buffalo, N.Y.


July 6


126 years ago, Fiddler Shelly Lee Alley was born in Alleyton, Texas. (1894)
He died June 1, 1964 in Alleyton, Texas. He was 69 years old.

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109 years ago, Singer LaVerne Sophia Andrews was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (1911)
LaVerne Andrews died May 8, 1967 in Brentwood, California. She was 55 years old.

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96 years ago, Drummer Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francesco Antonion Balassoni was born in Rock Falls, Illinois. (1924)
Louie Bellson died February 14, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. He was 84 years old.

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Little Richard and Bill Haley

95 years ago, Rock & Roller William John Clifton Haley Jr. was born in Highland Park, Michigan. (1925)
Bill Haley died February 9, 1981 in Harligen, Texas. He was 55 years old.

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94 years ago, Bluesman William Lorenzo Robinson was born in Atlanta, Georgia. (1926)
Willie Robinson died December 30, 2007 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was 81 years old.

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89 years ago, Actress/Singer Delloreese Patricia Early was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1931)
Della Reese died November 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. She was 86 years old.

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89 years ago, Singer Danny White was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1931)
He died January 5, 1996 in Capitol Heights, Maryland. He was 64 years old.

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86 years ago, Pianist René Urtreger was born in Paris, France. (1934)
Hauoli la Hanau to René!

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85 years ago, Actress Juanita Dale Slusher was born in Edna, Texas. (1935)
Candy Barr died December 30, 2005 in Abilene, Texas. She was 70 years old.

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83 years ago, Singer Eugene Dixon was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1937)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gene Chandler!

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82 years ago, "The Sorcerer of the Guitar" L'Okanga L'Anjou N'Pene Luambo Luanzo Makiadi was born in Sona Bata, Congo. (1938)
François Luambo Makiadi (aka Franco) died October 12, 1989 in Belgium, Brussels. He was 51 years old.

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81 years ago, Bassist Terrence Harris was born in Kingsbury, North London, England. (1939)
Jet Harris died March 18, 2011 in Winchester, England. He was 71 years old.

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

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77 years ago, Singer Addie Bradley was born in Byhalia, Mississippi. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jan Bradley!

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76 years ago, Fiddler Byron Berline was born in Caldwell, Kansas. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Byron!

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76 years ago, Folk Singer/Songwriter Ruthann Friedman was born in The Bronx, N.Y. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ruthann!

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75 years ago, Guitarist Rik Elswit was born in California. (1945)
Hauoli la Hanau to Rik!

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73 years ago, Bassist Paul Anthony Curtis was born in High Wycombe, England. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Paul Gurvitz!

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71 years ago, Singer Phyllis Hyman was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (1949)
She died by apparent suicide June 30, 1995 in New York, N.Y. She was 45 years old.

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71 years ago, Drummer Michael Shrieve was born in San Francisco, California. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Michael!

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70 years ago, Drummer Jeff Williams was born in Mount Vernon, Ohio. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jeff!

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68 years ago, Bassist John Bazz was born in Los Angeles, California. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to John!

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68 years ago, Guitarist Phillip Ernest Emmanuel was born in Dorrigo, Australia. (1952)
Phil Emmanuel died May 24, 2018 in Parkes, Australia. He was 65 years old.

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Mona Gnader, David Lauser, Sammy Hagar, Victor Johnson and Jesse Harms

68 years ago, Keyboardist Jesse Harms was born in Massachusetts. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jesse!

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67 years ago, Singer Karen Gallinger was born in Venice, California. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Karen!

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67 years ago, "Folkabilly" Singer/Songwriter Nanci Griffith was born in Austin, Texas. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Nanci!

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67 years ago, Trumpeter Gregory Vaughan Stafford was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gregg Stafford!

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65 years ago, Trumpeter Rick Braun was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania. (1955)
Hauoli la Hanau to Rick!

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64 years ago, Guitarist John Jorgenson was born in Madison, Wisconsin. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to John!

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61 years ago, Drummer John Leslie Keeble was born in Hampstead, London, England. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to John Keeble!

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59 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Rick Price was born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Rick!

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59 years ago, Bassist Scott LaFaro died in a Geneva, New York car accident. He was 25 years old. (1961)
Rocco Scott LaFaro was born April 3, 1936 in Newark, New Jersey.

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54 years ago, Bluesman Sunny Blair died in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was 34 years old. (1966)
Sullivan Jackson was born July 16, 1931 in Jefferson County, Arkansas.

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53 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Heather Frith was born in Bermuda. (1967)
Hauoli la Hanau to Heather Nova!

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51 years ago, "Musical Youth" Michael Grant was born in Birmingham, England. (1969)
Hauoli la Hanau to Michael!

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50 years ago, Rapper Jason Hunter was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. (1970)
Hauoli la Hanau to Inspectah Deck!

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50 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Martin James Smith was born in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England. (1970)
Hauoli la Hanau to Martin Smith!

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49 years ago, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong died in New York, N.Y. He was 69 years old. (1971)
Louis Daniel Armstrong was born August 4, 1901 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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49 years ago, Singer Isabelle Boulay was born in Sainte-Félicité, Quebec, Canada. (1972)
Hauoli la Hanau to Isabelle!

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45 years ago, Rapper Curtis James Jackson III was born in South Jamaica, Queens, N.Y. (1975)
Hauoli la Hanau to 50 Cent!

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41 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Nicholas John Cester was born in Dingley, Melbourne, Australia. (1979)
Hauoli la Hanau to Nic Cester!

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41 years ago, Producer/Songwriter Van McCoy died in Englewood, New Jersey. He was 39 years old. (1979)
Van Allen Clinton McCoy was born January 6, 1940 in Washington, D.C.

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38 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Abe Tilmon died of a heart attack in Southfield, Michigan. He was 34 years old. (1982)
Abrim Tilmon Jr. was born January 12, 1948 in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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36 years ago, Singer Lauren Harris was born in England. (1984)
Hauoli la Hanau to Lauren!

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33 years ago, Singer Kate Marie Nash was born in London, England. (1987)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kate Nash!

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22 years ago, "The King of the Cowboys" Roy Rogers died in Apple Valley, California. He was 86 years old. (1998)
Leonard Franklin Slye was born November 5, 1911 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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18 years ago, Bluesman Jimmie Lee Robinson took his own life after a long bout with stomach cancer. He was 71 years old. (2002)
He was born April 30, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois.

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17 years ago, Bassist Clyde "Skip" Battin died in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He was 69 years old. (2003)
He was born February 18, 1934 in Gallapolis, Ohio.

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17 years ago, Actor Buddy Ebsen died in Torrance, California. He was 95 years old. (2003)
Christian Rudolph Ebsen, Jr. was born April 2, 1908 in Belleville, Illinois.

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16 years ago, Guitarist Cal Green died in Lake View Terrace, California. He was 67 years old. (2004)
He was born June 22, 1937 in Dayton, Texas.

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John Lantree, Denis Dalziel, Alan Ward, Honey Lantree & Peter Pye

15 years ago, Singer Denis Dalziel died in London, England. He was 61 years old. (2005)
He was born October 10, 1943 in Whitechapel, East London, England.

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10 years ago, Producer/Musician Harvey Fuqua died in Detroit, Michigan. He was 80 years old. (2010)
He was born July 27, 1929 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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5 years ago, Soul Singer Camille "Little" Bob died in Opelousas, Louisiana. He was 76 years old. (2015)
Camille Bob was born November 7, 1938 in Arnaudville, Louisiana.

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5 years ago, Pianist Masabumi Kikuchi died in Manhasset, N.Y. He was 75 years old. (2015)
He was born October 19, 1939 in Tokyo, Japan.

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3 years ago, Keyboards Player Deacon Jones died in Los Angeles, California. He was 73 years old. (2017)
Melvyn Jones was born December 12, 1943 in Richmond, Indiana.

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2 years ago, Singer Vince Martin died in New York, N.Y. He was 81 years old. (2018)
Vincent Marcellino was born March 17, 1937 in New York, N.Y.

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1 year ago, Singer/Guitarist Joăo Gilberto died in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. He was 88 years old. (2019)
He was born June 10, 1931 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.

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1 year ago, Guitarist Giannis Spathas died in Holargos, Greece. He was 69 years old. (2019)
He was born November 30, 1950 in Paxi, Greece.

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Guitarist/Fiddler/Vocalist Charlie Daniels died in Hermitage, Tennessee. He was 83 years old. (2020)
Charles Edward Daniels was born October 28, 1936 in Wilmington, N.C.

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Composer Ennio Morricone died July 6, 2020 in Rome, Italy. He was 91 years old. (2020)
He was born November 10, 1928 in Rome, Italy.


July 5


107 years ago, Bluesman Amos Overton Lemons was born in DeQuincy, Louisiana. (1913)
Smiley Lewis died of stomach cancer October 7, 1966 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 53 years old.

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105 years ago, James "Guy" Willis (of The Willis Brothers) was born in Colton, Oklahoma (1915)
He died April 3, 1998. He was 83 years old.

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98 years ago, Saxophonist Bruce Turner was born in Saltburn, England. (1922)
He died November 28, 1993 in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England. He was 71 years old.

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97 years ago, Producer/Record Label Owner Stan Lewis was born in Shreveport, Louisiana. (1927)
"The Record Man" died July 14, 2018 in Ruston, Louisiana. He was 91 years old.

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86 years ago, Singer Shirley Elizabeth Collins was born in Hastings, Sussex, England. (1935)
Hauoli la Hanau to Shirley Collins!

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82 years ago, Rockabilly Singer Ronnie Self was born in Tin Town, Missouri. (1938)
He died August 28, 1981 in Springfield, Missouri. He was 43 years old.

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Leon Russell and Tommy Garrett

81 years ago, Producer Thomas Lesslie Garrett was born in Dallas, Texas. (1939)
Tommy Garrett died December 16, 2015 in Tucson, Arizona. He was 76 years old.

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80 years ago, Saxophonist Arthur Murray Blythe was born in Los Angeles, California. (1940)
Arthur Blythe died March 27, 2017 in Lancaster, California. He was 76 years old.

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77 years ago, Guitarist Jaime Robbie Robertson was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Robbie Robertson!

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Harpers Bizzarre - Dick Scoppettone Bottom Left

75 years ago, Dick Scoppettone was born in Santa Cruz, California. (1945)
Hauoli la Hanau to Dick!

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Andy Pyle, Tommy Eyre and Gary Moore

71 years ago, Keyboardist Tommy Eyre was born in Sheffield, England. (1949)
He died May 23, 2001 in Los Angeles, California. He was 51 years old.

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71 years ago, Bassist Richard Simon was born in Kansas City, Missouri. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Richard!

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70 years ago, Rocker Hugh Anthony Cregg III was born in New York, N.Y. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to Huey Lewis!

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70 years ago, Guitarist Michael Monarch was born in Los Angeles, California. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to Michael!

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68 years ago, Charles Ventre was born in Opelousas, Louisiana. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Charles!

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67 years ago, Guitarist Kenny Brown was born in Selma, Alabama. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kenny!

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67 years ago, Guitarist Ron Thompson was born in Oakland, California. (1953)
He died February 15, 2020 in Hayward, California. He was 66 years old.

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66 years ago, Guitarist James Crespo, Jr. was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. (1954)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jimmy Crespo!

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65 years ago, Bassist Michael Gismondi was born in Cleveland, Ohio. (1955)
Hauoli la Hanau to Michael!

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61 years ago, Marc Craig Cohn was born in Cleveland, Ohio. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Marc Cohn!

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59 years ago, Keyboardist Timothy Drury was born in Los Angeles, California. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Timothy!

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55 years ago, Pianist Eyran Katsenelenbogen was born in Israel. (1965)
Hauoli la Hanau to Eyran!

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51 years ago, Rapper Robert Fitzgerald Diggs was born in Brooklyn, N. Y. (1969)
Hauoli la Hanau to RZA!

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50 years ago, Rapper Andre Louis Hicks was born in Oakland, California. (1970)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mac Dre!

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47 years ago, Singer Róisín Marie Murphy was born in Arklow, Wicklow, Ireland. (1973)
Hauoli la Hanau to Róisín Murphy!

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46 years ago, Bengt Fredrik Arvid Lagerberg of The Cardigans was born in Karolinska, Sweden. (1974)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bengt!

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46 years ago, Bassist Gunnar Helmer Thomsen was born in Klakvík, Faroe Islands. (1974)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gunnar H. Thomsen!

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44 years ago, Rapper Rufus Arthur Johnson was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1976)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bizarre!

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43 years ago, Rapper Ryan Daniel Montgomery was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1977)
Hauoli la Hanau to Royce da 5'9"!

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43 years ago, Mrs. Miller died in Vista, California. She was 90 years old. (1977)
Elva Ruby Connes Miller was born October 5, 1907 in Joplin, Missouri.

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40 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Jason Michael Wade was born in Camarillo, California. (1980)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jason Wade!

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40 years ago, "The Dean of Recorded Music" Ben Selvin died in North Hempstead, N.Y. He was 82 years old. (1980)
Benjamin Bernard Selvin was born March 5, 1898 in New York, N.Y.

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37 years ago, Harry James died of lymphatic cancer in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was 67 years old. (1983)
Harry Haag James was born March 15, 1916 in Albany, Georgia.

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36 years ago, Trumpeter Don Elliott died in Weston, Connecticut. He was 57 years old. (1984)
He was born October 21, 1926 in Somerville, N.J.

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35 years ago, Bassist Nicholas O'Malley was born in Sheffield, England. (1985)
Hauoli la Hanau to Nick O'Malley!

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20 years ago, Yodelin' Slim Clark died in St. Albans, Maine. He was 82 years old. (2000)
Raymond LeRoy Clark was born December 11, 1917 in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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19 years ago, Singer Ernie K-Doe died in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 65 years old. (2001)
Ernest Kador, Jr. was born February 22, 1936 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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18 years ago, Saxophonist Harold Dejan died in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 93 years old. (2002)
He was born February 4, 1909 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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16 years ago, Singer Syreeta died of cancer in Los Angeles, California. She was 58 years old. (2004)
Rita Wright was born February 28, 1946 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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15 years ago, Singer Ray 'Stingray' Davis (of Parliament) died in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He was 65 years old. (2005)
He was born March 29, 1940 in Sumter, S.C.

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15 years ago, Singer Big Al Downing died in Leicester, Massachusetts. He was 65 years old. (2005)
Al Downing was born January 9, 1940 in Lenapah, Oklahoma.

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Shirley Goodman and Leonard Lee

15 years ago, Singer Shirley Goodman died in Los Angeles, California. She was 69 years old. (2005)
She was born June 19, 1936 in New Orleans, Luoisiana.

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14 years ago, Trombonist Don Lusher died in Cheam, Surrey, England. He was 82 years old. (2006)
Gordon Douglas Lusher was born November 6, 1923 in Peterborough, England.

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13 years ago, Singer George Melly died in London, England. He was 80 years old. (2007)
Alan George Heywood Melly was born August 17, 1926 in Liverpool, England.

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9 years ago, Alphonso ‘Fonce’ Mizell died in Los Angeles, California. He was 68 years old. (2011)
He was born Janury 15, 1943 in Englewood, New Jersey.

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6 years ago, Saxophonist Kathy Stobart died in Devon, Exmouth, England. He was 89 years old. (2014)
Kathleen Stobart was born April 1, 1925 in Lancashire, England.

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4 years ago, Bluesman Jesse Yawn died in Tampa, Florida. He was 78 years old. (2016)
He was born September 4, 1937 in Palmetto, Florida.

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3 years ago, Musique Concrčte Composer Pierre Henry died in Paris, France. He was 89 years old. (2017)
He was born December 9, 1927 in Paris, France.




194 years ago, "The Father Of American Music" Stephen Collins Foster was born in Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania. (1826)
Stephen Foster died January 13, 1864 in New York, N.Y. He was 37 years old.

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125 years ago, Song Writer Irving Caesar was born in New York, N.Y. (1895)
He died December 18, 1996 in New York, N.Y. He was 101 years old.

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116 years ago, Pianist Seger Pillot Ellis was born in Houston, Texas. (1904)
He died September 29, 1995 in Houston, Texas. He was 91 years old.

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110 years ago, Bluesman William Thomas Dupree was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1910)
Champion Jack Dupree died January 21, 1992 in Hanover, Germany. He was 82 years old.

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109 years ago, "Sing-A-Long" Leader Mitchell William Miller was born in Rochester, N.Y. (1911)
Mitch Miller died August 1, 2010 in New York, N.Y. He was 99 years old.

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108 years ago, Pianist Fritz Schulz-Reichel was born in Germany. (1912)
Crazy Otto died February 4, 1990 in Germany. He was 77 years old.

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95 years ago, Vocalist Cathy Berberian was born in Attleboro, Massachusetts. (1925)
She died March 6, 1983 in Rome, Italy. She was 57 years old.

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87 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Thomas Baker Knight, Jr. was born in Birmingham, Alabama. (1933)
Baker Knight died October 12, 2005 in Birmingham, Alabama. He was 72 years old.

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83 years ago, Country Snger Ray Pillow was born in Lynchburg, Virginia. (1937)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ray!

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82 years ago, Vibraphonist Michael Mainieri, Jr. was born in New York, N.Y. (1938)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mike Mainieri!

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82 years ago, Soul Singer William Harrison Withers Jr. was born in Slab Fork, West Virginia. (1938)
Bill Withers died March 30, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. He was 82 years old.

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80 years ago, Keyboardist David Eric Rowberry was born in Nottingham, England. (1940)
Dave Rowberry died of an apparent heart attack on June 6, 2003 in London, England. He was 62 years old.

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78 years ago, Bluegrass Guitarist Peter Rowan was born in Boston, Massachusetts. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Peter!

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77 years ago, Trombonist Conrad Bauer was born in Halle, Germany. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Conrad!

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77 years ago, Trombonist Fred Wesley was born in Columbus, Georgia. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Fred!

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77 years ago, Alan Wilson of Canned Heat was born in Boston, Massachusetts. (1943)
Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson died September 3, 1970 in Topanga Canyon, California. He was 27 years old.

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76 years ago, Bassist Harvey Brooks was born in New York, N.Y. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Harvey!

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76 years ago, Drummer Butch Miles was born in Ironton, Ohio. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Butch!

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76 years ago, Bluesman Robert Lee Nelson was born in Bogalusa, Louisiana. (1944)
Chicago Bob Nelson died January 17, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was 69 years old.

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76 years ago, Bassist Big Joe Turner was born in Jackson, Tennessee. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Big Joe!

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75 years ago, David Samuel McWilliams was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (1945)
David McWilliams died January 8, 2002 in Ballycastle, Northern Ireland. He was 56 years old.

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73 years ago, Trumpeter Bob “Bubba” Enos of Roomful of Blues was born in Boston, Massachussetts. (1947)
He died January 11, 2008 in Douglas, Georgia. He was 60 years old.

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72 years ago, Guitarist Jeremy Spencer was born in West Hartlepool, England. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jeremy!

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71 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Steven M. Krikorian was born in Palm Desert, California. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tonio K!

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Verdine White (seated left), Maurice White (standing center), Philip Bailey (seated center), Ralph Johnson (seated right)

69 years ago, Percussionist Ralph Johnson of Earth Wind and Fire was born in Los Angeles, California. (1951)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ralph!

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68 years ago, Singer John Charles Waite was born in Lancaster, Lancashire, England. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to John Waite!

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67 years ago, Harmonica Player Kirk "Jellyroll" Johnson was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jellyroll!

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65 years ago, Bluesman Pertti Kalevi Ahlqvist was born in Nastola, Finland. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Pepe Ahlqvist!

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62 years ago, Kirk Pengilly was born in Kew, Victoria, Australia. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kirk!

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61 years ago, Country Singer Bill McCorvey was born in Montgomery, Alabama. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bill!

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57 years ago, Bassist Matthew Mark Malley was born in Oakland, California. (1963)
Hauoli la Hanau to Matt Malley!

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56 years ago, Rocker Mark Allen Slaughter was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. (1964)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mark Slaughter!

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55 years ago, Bluesman Jimmy D. Lane was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1965)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jimmy D!

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54 years ago, Singer Rosalia de Souza was born in Nilópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (1966)
Hauoli la Hanau to Rosalia!

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52 years ago, Guitarist John Dempsey was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. (1968)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jack Frost!

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49 years ago, Guitarist Andrew Burnett Creeggan was born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. (1971)
Hauoli la Hanau to Andy Creeggan!

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46 years ago, Singer Inara Maryland George was born in Baltimore, Maryland. (1974)
Hauoli la Hanau to Inara George!

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46 years ago, Rapper Kingsly Defounga was born in Berlin, Germany. (1975)
Hauoli la Hanau to Taktlo$$!

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44 years ago, Drummer Zoltán Csörsz was born in Hungary. (1976)
Hauoli la Hanau to Zoltán!

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43 years ago, Guitarist Per Jonas Kjellgren was born in Sweden. (1977)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jonas Kjellgren!

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42 years ago, Pop Singer/Songwriter Stephen Patrick McNally was born in Liverpool, England. (1978)
Hauoli la Hanau to Stephen McNally!

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37 years ago, Drummer Andrew Mrotek was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (1983)
Hauoli la Hanau to Andy Mrotek!

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36 years ago, Jimmie Spheeris was killed in Venice Beach, California when a drunken driver ran a stop light and collided with his motorcycle. He was 34 years old. (1984)
James Spheeris was born November 5, 1949 in Los Angeles, California.

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35 years ago, Guitarist Simon Thomas Langsford was born in Plymouth, England. (1985)
Hauoli la Hanau to Thomas Ford!

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35 years ago, Saxophonist Christopher Woods died in New York, N.Y. He was 59 years old. (1985)
Christopher Columbus Woods was born December 25, 1925 in Memphis, Tennessee.

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28 years ago, Trumpeter Joe Newman died in New York, N.Y. He was 69 years old. (1992)
Joseph Dwight Newman was born September 7, 1922 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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28 years ago, Bandoneon Player, Astor Piazzolla died in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was 71 years old. (1992)
He was born March 11, 1921 in Mar del Plata, Argentina.

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22 years ago, Bluesman Sleepy Otis Hunt died in Chicago, Illinois. He was 75 years old. (1998)
He was born April 29, 1923 near Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

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21 years ago, Singer Ruby Johnson died in Lanham, Maryland. She was 63 years old. (1999)
She was born April 19, 1936 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

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17 years ago, Soul Singer Barry White died in Los Angeles, California. He was 58 years old. (2003)
He was born September 12, 1944 in Galveston, Texas.

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13 years ago, Violinist/Bassist Johnny Frigo died in Chicago, Illinois. He was 90 years old. (2007)
He was born December 27, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois.

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13 years ago, Singer Bill Pinkney of the Drifters died in Daytona Beach, Florida. He was 81 years old. (2007)
He was born August 15, 1925 in Sumter, N.C.

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12 years ago, Singer Oscar McLollie died in Oakland, California. He was 83 years old. (2008)
He was born September 22, 1924 in Los Angeles, California.

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George Fullerton and Leo Fender

11 years ago, George Fullerton died in Fullerton, California. He was 86 years old. (2009)
George William Fullerton was born March 7, 1923, in Hindsville, Arkansas.

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11 years ago, Music Manager Allen Klein died in New York, N.Y. He was 77 years old. (2009)
He was born December 18, 1931 in Newark, New Jersey.

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11 years ago, Guitarist Drake Levin died in San Francisco, California. He was 62 years old. (2009)
Drake Maxwell Levinshefski was born August 17, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois.

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9 years ago, Cleveland Rock Critic Jane Scott died in Cleveland, Ohio. She was 92 years old. (2011)
She was born May 3, 1919 in Cleveland, Ohio.

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8 years ago, Drummer Larance Marable died in Orange, New Jersey. He was 83 years old. (2012)
Lawrence Norman Marable was born May 21, 1929 in Los Angeles, California.

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3 years ago, Drummer John Blackwell Jr. died in Florida. He was 43 years old. (2017)
He was born September 9, 1973 in Columbia, South Carolina.


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