July 23


122 years ago, Ras Tafari Makonnen was born in Enjersa Goro, Ethiopia. (1892)
Emperor Haile I Selassie died August 27, 1975 in Addis Ababa. He was 83 years old.

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112 years ago, Bluesman Curly "Barefoot" Miller was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1902)
He died May 2, 1999 in Dallas, Texas. He was 98 years old.

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104 years ago, Bluesman William 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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96 years ago, Trumpeter Emmett Berry was born in Macon, Georgia. (1915)
He died June 22, 1993 in Cleveland, Ohio. He was 78 years old.

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91 years ago, Clarinetist Claude Luter was born in Paris, France. (1923)
He died October 6, 2006 in Paris, France. He was 83 years old.

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88 years ago, Cedella Malcolm was born in Rhoden Hall, St. Anne, Jamaica. (1926)
Cedella Booker died April 8, 2008 in Miami, Florida. She was 81 years old.

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86 years ago, Bassist Bill Lee was born in Snow Hill, Alabama. (1928)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bill!

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85 years ago, Drummer Danny Barcelona was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. (1929)
He died April 13, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. He was 77 years old.

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84 years ago, Saxophonist Richie Kamuca was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1930)
He died of cancer July 22, 1977 in Los Angeles, California. He was 46 years old.

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83 years ago, Trombonist Jimmy Harrison died of cancer in New York, N. Y. He was 30 years old. (1931)
He was born October 17, 1900 in Louisville Kentucky.

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Curtis Williams, Cleve Duncan, Dexter Tisby and Bruce Tate

80 years ago, Singer Cleveland Duncan was born in Los Angeles, California. (1934)
Cleve Duncan died November 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. He was 78 years old.

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80 years ago, Saxophonist Steven Morman Lackritz was born in New York, N.Y. (1934)
Hauoli la Hanau to Steve Lacy!

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74 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Eddie Rae White was born in Hopewell, Alabama. (1940)
Johnny Darrell apparently died during 1997.

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72 years ago, Bluesman Linsey Alexander was born in Mississippi. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Linsey !

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72 years ago, Singer Madeline Bell was born in Newark, New Jersey. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Madeline!

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Charles Ables, Shirley Horn, Buck Hill and Steve Williams

71 years ago, Bassist Charles Ables was born in Mississippi. (1943)
He died October 8, 2001 in Washington, D.C. He was 58 years old.

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71 years ago, Singer/Guitarist, Songwriter Tony Joe White was born in Oak Grove, Louisiana. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tony Joe!

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70 years ago, Drummer Dino Danelli was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Dino!

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68 years ago, Bassist Keith Ferguson was born in Houston, Texas. (1946)
He died April 29, 1997 in Austin, Texas. He was 50 years old.

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68 years ago, Vibraphonist Khan Jamal was born in Jacksonville, Florida. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Khan!

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68 years ago, Saxophonist Andy Mackay was born in London, England. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Andy!

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68 years ago, Bluesman Percy Strother was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi. (1946)
He died of cancer May 29, 2005 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was 59 years old.

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67 years ago, Guitarist Russell DaShiell was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Russell!

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67 years ago, David Essex was born in London, England. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to David!

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67 years ago, Violinist Lakshiminarayana Subramaniam was born in Madras, India. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to L. Subramaniam!

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66 years ago, Musician/Politician John Joseph Hall was born in Baltimore, Maryland. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to John Hall!

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65 years ago, Drummer Marc Edwards was born in New York, N.Y. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Marc!

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64 years ago, Blair Thornton was born in Vancouver, B.C. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to Blair!

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62 years ago, Vocalist Janis Siegel was born in New York, N.Y. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Janis!

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56 years ago, Saxophonist Loren Schoenberg was born in in Fair Lawn, New Jersey. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Loren!

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55 years ago, Saxophonist Alan Barnes was born in Altnincham, England. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Alan!

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49 years ago, Guitarist Saul Hudson was born in Stoke-on-Trent, England. (1965)
Hauoli la Hanau to Slash!

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43 years ago, Violinist Alison Krauss was born in Champaign, Illinois. (1971)
Hauoli la Hanau to Allison!

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43 years ago, Bluesman Chris "Buddah" Michalek was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (1971)
He died December 16, 2010 in Gilbert, Arizona. He was 39 years old.

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41 years ago, Country Singer Shannon Leigh Brown was born in Spirit Lake, Iowa. (1973)
Hauoli la Hanau to Shannon Brown!

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37 years ago, Fiddler David Pichette was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (1977)
Hauoli la Hanau to Dave Pichette!

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34 years ago, Keyboardist Keith Godchaux was killed in a Marin County, California car accident. He was 32 years old. (1980)
He was born July 19, 1948 in San Francisco, California.

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29 years ago, Bandleader Kay Kyser died in Chapel Hill, N.C. He was 80 years old. (1985)
James King Kern Kyser was born June 18, 1905 in Rocky Mount, N.C.

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21 years ago, Bluesman Otis "Big Smokey" Smothers died in Chicago, Illinois. He was 64 years old. (1993)
He was born March 21, 1929 in Lexington, Mississippi.

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19 years ago, Blues and Jazz Guitarist Floyd McDaniel died in Chicago, Illinois He was 80 years old. (1995)
He was born July 21, 1915 in Athens, Alabama.

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12 years ago, Trumpeter Idrees Sulieman died of cancer in St. Petersburg, Florida. He was 79 years old. (2002)
Idrees Dawud ibn Sulieman was born August 7, 1923 in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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10 years ago, Guitarist Carlos Paredes died from kidney failure in Lisbon, Portugal. He was 79 years old. (2004)
He was born February 16, 1925 in Coimbra, Portugal.

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9 years ago, Accordionist Myron Floren died in Rolling Hills Estates, California. He was 85 years old. (2005)
He was born November 5, 1919 in Roslyn, South Dakota.

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9 years ago, "Chord Chemist" Guitarist Ted Greene died in Encino, California. He was 58 years old. (2005)
He was born September 26, 1946 in Los Angeles, California.

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4 years ago, Saxophonist Willem Breuker died in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He was 65 years old. (2010)
He was born November 4, 1944 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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3 years ago, Singer Amy Winehouse died in London, England. She was 27 years old. (2011)
Amy Jade Winehouse was born September 14, 1983 in Enfield, Middlesex, England.


July 22


97 years ago, Trombonist Robert Louis McGarity was born in Athens, Georgia. (1917)
Lou McGarity died August 28, 1971 in Alexandria, Virginia. He was 54 years old.

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Dan Rowan and Dick Martin

92 years ago, Comedian Daniel Hale Rowan was born July 22, 1922 in Beggs, Oklahoma. (1922)
Dan Rowan died September 22, 1987 in Manasota Key, Florida. He was 65 years old.

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90 years ago, Pianist Al Haig was born in Newark, N.J. (1924)
He died November 16, 1982 in New York, N.Y. He was 58 years old.

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90 years ago, Saxophonist Bill Perkins was born in San Francisco, California. (1924)
He died August 9, 2003 in Sherman Oaks, California. He was 79 years old.

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90 years ago, Singer Margaret Eleanor Whiting was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1924)
Margaret Whiting died January 10, 2011 in Englewood, N.J. She was 86 years old.

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89 years ago, Harold Herman Schaefer was born in New York, N.Y. (1925)
Hal Schaefer died December 8, 2012 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He was 87 years old.

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86 years ago, Bassist Keter Betts was born in Port Chester, N.Y. (1928)
Hauoli la Hanau to Keter!

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82 years ago, Producer/Choreographer Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. died in Hollywood, California. He was 63 years old. (1932)
He was born March 21, 1869 in Chicago, Illinois.

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80 years ago, Saxophonist Herman Cook was born in Pensacola, Florida. (1934)
Junior Cook died February 3, 1992 in New York, N.Y. He was 57 years old.

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80 years ago, John Dillinger was shot dead by federal agents outside Chicago's Biograph Theater. He was 32 years old. (1934)
The FBI's 1st Public Enemy #1 was born June 22, 1903 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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78 years ago, Comedian/Singer George McKelvey was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1936)
He died March 6, 2009 in Hemet, California. He was 72 years old.

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78 years ago, Organist Donald B. Patterson was born in Columbus, Ohio. (1936)
Don Patterson died February 10, 1988 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was 51 years old.

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

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74 years ago, George Clinton was born in Kannapolis, N.C. (1940)
Hauoli la Hanau to "The Godfather of P-Funk"!

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Veronica Bennet, Nedra Talley and Estelle Bennet

73 years ago, Singer Estelle Bennet was born in New York, N.Y. (1941)
She died February 11, 2009 in Englewood, N.J. She was 67 years old.

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71 years ago, Teen Idol Robert Cabot Sherman, Jr. was born in Santa Monica, California. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bobby Sherman!

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70 years ago, Keyboardist Richard Davies was born in Swindon, Wiltshire, England. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Rick Davies!

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67 years ago, Drummer/Singer Donald Hugh Henley was born in Gilmer, Texas. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Don Henley!

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61 years ago, Guitarist Jimmy Bruno was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jimmy!

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60 years ago, Trombonist Johannes Bauer was born in Berlin, Germany. (1954)
Hauoli la Hanau to Johannes!

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60 years ago, Guitarist Al DiMeola was born in Jersey City, N.J. (1954)
Hauoli la Hanau to Al!

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59 years ago, Guitarist Joshua Breakstone was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey. (1955)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joshua!

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53 years ago, Keith Sweat was born in New York, N.Y. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Keith!

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Amy Ray and Emily Saliers

51 years ago, Singer Emily Ann Saliers of the Indigo Girls was born in New Haven, Connecticut. (1963)
Hauoli la Hanau to Emily Saliers!

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50 years ago, Drummer William Calhoun was born in New York, N.Y. (1964)
Hauoli la Hanau to Will!

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37 years ago, Saxophonist Richie Kamuca died of cancer in Los Angeles, California. He was 46 years old. (1977)
He was born July 23, 1930 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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32 years ago, Saxophonist Sonny Stitt died of a heart attack in Washington, D.C. He was 58 years old. (1982)
Edward Stitt was born February 2, 1924 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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22 years ago, Singer Selena Marie Gomez was born in Grand Prairie, Texas. (1992)
Hauoli la Hanau to Selena Gomez!

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19 years ago, Trumpeter Percy Humphrey died in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 90 years old. (1995)
Percy Gaston Humphrey was born January 13, 1905 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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12 years ago, Musician/Composer Earle Brown died in Rye, N.Y. He was 75 years old. (2002)
He was born December 26, 1926 in Lunenburg, Massachusetts.

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10 years ago, Guitarist Sacha Distel died in St Tropez, France. He was 71 years old. (2004)
He was born January 29, 1933 in Paris, France.

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10 years ago, Saxophonist Illinois Jacquet died in New York, N.Y. He was 81 years old. (2004)
Jean Baptiste Illinois Jacquet was born October 31, 1922 in Boussard, Louisiana.

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9 years ago, "Who Is the Lolo (Who Stole My Pakalolo)" Songwriter Bart Bascone died in Kihei, Hawaii. He was 55 years old. (2005)
Bartolome Bascone was born during 1950 in Chicago, Illinois.

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9 years ago, Singer Eugene Record died of cancer in Chicago, Illinois. He was 64 years old. (2005)
He was born December 23, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois.

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8 years ago, Blueswoman Jessie Mae Hemphill died in Memphis, Tennessee. She was 82 years old. (2006)
She was born October 18, 1923 in Senatobia, Mississippi.

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6 years ago, Guitarist Joe Beck died in Connecticut. He was 62 years old. (2008)
He was born July 29, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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4 years ago, Bluesman Phillip Walker died in Los Angeles, California. He was 73 years old. (2010)
He was born February 11, 1937 in Welsh, Louisiana.


July 21


116 years ago, Singer Sara Dougherty Carter was born in Flatwoods, Virginia. (1898)
Sara Carter died January 8, 1979 in Bristol, Tennessee. She was 80 years old.

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112 years ago, Saxophonist Omer Victor Simeon was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1902)
Omer Simeon died September 17, 1959 in New York, N.Y. He was 56 years old.

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Dave Specter and Floyd McDaniel

99 years ago, Blues and Jazz Guitarist Floyd McDaniel was born in Athens, Alabama. (1915)
He died July 23, 1995 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 80 years old.

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97 years ago, Blues Guitarist Floyd Jones was born in Marianna, Arkansas (1917)
He died December 19, 1989 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 72 years old.

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92 years ago, Singer Katherine LaVerne Starks was born in Dougherty, Oklahoma. (1922)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kay Starr!

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84 years ago, Singer Jelena Ana Milcetic was born in New York, N.Y. (1930)
Hauoli la Hanau to Helen Merrill!

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83 years ago, Pianist Conrad Yeatis Clark was born in Herminie, Pennsylvania. (1931)
Sonny Clark died January 13, 1963 in New York, N.Y. He was 31 years old.

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83 years ago, Saxophonist John Johnson, Jr. was born in Donaldsonville, Louisiana. (1931)
Hauoli la Hanau to Plas Johnson!

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Sammy Davis, Jr. and Kaye Stevens

82 years ago, Singer Catherine Louise Stephens was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (1932)
Kaye Stevens died December 28, 2011 in Orlando, Florida. She was 79 years old.

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79 years ago, Guitarist Pierre Cullaz was born in Paris, France. (1935)
Hauoli la Hanau to Pierre!

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71 years ago, Guitarist Henry Campbell Liken McCullough was born in Portstewart, Northern Ireland. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Henry McCullough!

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70 years ago, Clarintetist Orange Kellin was born in Ljungby, Sweden. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Orange!

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Lionel Morton, Fritz Fryer, Mike Wilsher and Alan Buck

69 years ago, Bassist Michael Wilshire was born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England. (1945)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mike Wilsher!

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67 years ago, Pop Singer Steven Demetre Georgiou was born in London, England. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Cat Stevens!

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64 years ago, Folk Singer Cindy Mangsen was born in Vermont. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to Cindy!

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63 years ago, Guitarist Martin Pahinui was born in Waimanalo, Hawaii. (1951)
Hauoli la Hanau to Martin!

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62 years ago, Comedian Robin Williams was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Robin!

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61 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Eric M. Bazilian was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Eric Bazilian!

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58 years ago, Drummer Franklin Kiermyer was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Franklin!

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58 years ago, Blues Guitarist Ron Prince was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ron!

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49 years ago, Trumpeter Scott Wendholt was born in New York, N.Y. (1965)
Hauoli la Hanau to Scott!

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42 years ago, Country Singer Paul Rennée Belobersycky was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (1972)
Hauoli la Hanau to Paul Brandt!

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41 years ago, Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright was born in Rhinebeck, N.Y. (1973)
Hauoli la Hanau to Rufus Wainwright!

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36 years ago, Reggae Musician Damian Robert Nesta Marley was born in Kingston, Jamaica. (1978)
Hauoli la Hanau to Damian Marley!

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36 years ago, Singer Bradley Lydell Mates was born in Grand Prairie, Alberta, Canada. (1978)
Hauoli la Hanau to Brad Mates!

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33 years ago, Trombonist/Slide Saxophonist Snub Mosley died in Harlem, N.Y. He was 75 years old. (1981)
He was born December 29, 1905 in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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24 years ago, Pianist Joe "Stride" Turner died in Montreiul, France. He was 82 years old. (1990)
Joseph H. Turner was born November 3, 1907 in Baltimore, Maryland.

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21 years ago, Keyboardist Richard Tee died of cancer in the Bronx, N.Y. He was 49 years old. (1993)
Richard Edward Tee was born November 24, 1943 in New York, N.Y.

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19 years ago, Saxophonist Claude Mclin died in Los Angeles, California. He was 69 years old. (1995)
Claude Johnson McLin Jr. was born December 27, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Napolian Strickland, Bernice Turner Prather and Othar Turner

13 years ago, Fife player Napolian Strickland died in Como, Mississippi. He was 81 years old. (2001)
He was born October 1, 1919 in Como, Mississippi.

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9 years ago, British Blues Patriarch Long John Baldry died in Vancouver, B.C. He was 64 years old. (2005)
John Baldry was born January 12, 1941 in East Maddon, England.

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5 years ago, John "Marmaduke" Dawson died in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. He was 64 years old. (2009)
John Collins Dawson IV was born June 16, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan.


July 20


116 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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96 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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95 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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92 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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92 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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81 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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79 years ago, Thomas Paulsey LaBeff was born in Smackover, Arkansas. (1935)
Hauoli la Hanau to Sleepy LaBeef!

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

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73 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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Justin Hayward and John Lodge

71 years ago, Bassist John Lodge was born in in Birmingham, England. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to John!

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71 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

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

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

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

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68 years ago, Musician Johnny Almond was born in Enfield, England. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Johnny!

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

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68 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

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

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67 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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62 years ago, Bluesman Steve Freund was born in Brooklyn, New York. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Steve!

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61 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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58 years ago, Drummer Paul Cook was born in London, England. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Paul!

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

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

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50 years ago, Christopher John Boyle was born in Seattle, Washington. (1964)
Hauoli la Hanau to Chris Cornell!

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

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

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45 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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41 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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36 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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33 years ago, Blues Singer Irene Scruggs died in Germany. She was 79 years old. (1981)
Dixie Nolan was born December 7, 1901 in Mississippi.

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

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21 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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16 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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12 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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6 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.


July 19


146 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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112 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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112 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

101 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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88 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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82 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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78 years ago, Trumpeter Bobby Lee Bradford was born in Cleveland, Mississippi. (1934)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bobby Bradford!

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78 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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75 years ago, Country Musician Billy Parker was born in Okemah, Oklahoma. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Billy!

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74 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

74 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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74 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Peggy Jones was born in New York, N.Y. (1940)
Hauoli la Hanau to Lady Bo!

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73 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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73 years ago, Guitarist Phil Upchurch was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Phil!

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72 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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70 years ago, Rocker George Frayne was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Commander Cody!

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

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70 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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67 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Bernie Leadon was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bernie!

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

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66 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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58 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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55 years ago, Saxophonist Chris Greco was born in Los Angeles, California. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Chris!

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39 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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37 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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22 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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21 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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13 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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12 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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12 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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6 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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106 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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104 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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104 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

100 years ago, Clarinetist Bob Helm was born in Fairmead, California. (1914)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bob!

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97 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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90 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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86 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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85 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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83 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. He was 57 years old.

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77 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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76 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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76 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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75 years ago, Keyboardist Brian Auger was born in London, England. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Brian!

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

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

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74 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

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

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73 years ago, Guitarist Lonnie McIntosh was born in Harrison, Indiana. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Lonnie Mack!

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

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

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71 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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71 years ago, Bassist Frank Tate was born in Washington, D.C. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Frank!

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70 years ago, Bassist Danny McCulloch was born in London, England. (1945)
Hauoli la Hanau to Danny!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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48 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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43 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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35 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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31 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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28 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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26 years ago, Singer/Actress/Model Nico died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Berlin. She was 49 years old. (1988)
Christa Päffgen was born October 16, 1938 in Cologne, Germany.

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©1995 Robert Altman

13 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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10 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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9 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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7 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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1 year ago, Singer Carline Ray died in New York, N.Y. She was 88 years old. (2013)
She was born iApril 21, 1925 n New York, N.Y.


July 17


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

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96 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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93 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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93 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

89 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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89 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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88 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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86 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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86 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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81 years ago, Drummer Ben Riley was born in Savannah, Georgia. (1933)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ben!

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79 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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78 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

78 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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77 year 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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76 years ago, Saxophonist Stan Bronstein was born in New York, N.Y. (1938)
Hauoli la Hanau to Stan!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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67 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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66 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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65 years ago, Bassist Terence Michael Joseph Butler was born in Aston, Birmingham, England. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Geezer!

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

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65 years ago, Bassist John Wetton was born in Derby, Derbyshire, England. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to John!

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64 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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63 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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62 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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62 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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62 years ago, Drummer Chet McCracken was born in Seattle, Washington. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Chet!

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

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55 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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50 years ago, Singer Regina Belle was born in Englewood, New Jersey. (1964)
Hauoli la Hanau to Regina!

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48 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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47 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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45 years ago, Trumpeter Byron Wallen was born in London, England. (1969)
Hauoli la Hanau to Byron!

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

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42 years ago, Rapper Jarrett Cordes was born in Jersey City, N.J. (1972)
Hauoli la Hanau to DJ Minute Mix!

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40 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 5, 1941 in Olympia, Washington.

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31 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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29 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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27 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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18 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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18 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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18 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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From left: Steve Freund, Mark Hannon, Robert Covington and Bob Stroger

13 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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12 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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12 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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11 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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9 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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8 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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7 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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5 years ago, 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

5 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

4 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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3 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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3 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.


July 16


112 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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105 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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103 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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94 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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91 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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89 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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89 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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83 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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82 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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82 years ago, Trumpeter/Author John Chilton was born in London, England. (1932)
Hauoli la Hanau to John!

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

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

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75 years ago, R&B Singer Denise Craig was born in LeFlore County, Mississippi. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Denise LaSalle!

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74 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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74 years ago, Country Singer Jeannie Seely was born in Titusville, Pennsylvania. (1940)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jeannie!

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72 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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68 years ago, Bluesman Arthniece "Gas Man" Jones was born in Glendora, Mississippi. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to "Gas Man"!

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67 years ago, Drummer Tom Boggs was born in Wynn, Arkansas. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tom!

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

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

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

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

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57 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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49 years ago, Pianist Andrea Vicari was born in Miami, Florida. (1965)
Hauoli la Hanau to Andrea!

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

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33 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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11 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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8 years ago, Trumpeter/Composer Malachi Thompson died in Chicago, Illinois. He was 56 years old. (2006)
He was born August 21, 1949 in Princeton, Kentucky.

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2 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

2 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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2 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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2 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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1 year 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

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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