July 31


148 years ago, Franz Liszt died in Bayreuth. He was 54 years old. (1866)
He was born October 22, 1811 in Raiding, Hungary.

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127 years ago, Cornetist Peter Bocage was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1887)
He died December 3, 1967 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 80 years old.

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107 years ago, Drummer Roy Milton was born in Wynnewood, Oklahoma. (1907)
He died September 18, 1983 in Los Angeles, California. He was 76 years old.

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103 years ago, Violinist George Liberace was born in Menasha, Wisconsin. (1911)
He died October 16, 1983 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was 72 years old.

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97 years ago, Drummer Milt Holland was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1917)
He died November 4, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. He was 88 years old.

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96 years ago, Pianist Henry Jones was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi. (1918)
Hank Jones died May 16, 2010 in New York, N.Y. He was 91 years old.

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Ahmet and Neshui Ertegun

91 years ago, Atlantic Records Producer Ahmet Ertegun was born in Istanbul, Turkey. (1923)
He died December 14, 2006 in New York, N.Y. He was 83 years old.

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88 years ago, Bassist Charles Reed Biddle was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1926)
Charlie Biddle died of cancer February 4, 2003 in Montreal, Canada. He was 76 years old.

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83 years ago, Guitarist Kenneth Earl Burrell was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1931)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kenny Burrell!

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76 years ago, Pianist Gap Mangione was born in Rochester, N.Y. (1938)
Hauoli La Hanau to Gap!

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Back: Dave Costell, John West, Front: Dave Walker, Gary Lewis and Al Ramsay
Photo by:Bud Fraker

75 years ago, Guitarist John West was born in Uhrichsville, Ohio. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to John!

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71 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Roland Kent LaVoie was born in Tallahassee, Florida. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Lobo!

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Back: Dave Costell, John West, Front: Dave Walker, Gary Lewis and Al Ramsay
Photo by:Bud Fraker

68 years ago, Pop Star Gary Harold Lee Levitch was born in Los Angeles, California. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gary Lewis!

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62 years ago, Michael Blieden Wolff was born in Victorville, California. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Michael Wolff!

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57 years ago, Guitarist Mamdouh Bahri was born in Sfax, Tunisia. (1957)
Hauoli La Hanau to Mamdouh!

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56 years ago, Drummer Bill Berry was born in Duluth, Minnesota. (1958)
Hauoli La Hanau to Bill!

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55 years ago, Guitarist Stanley Jordan was born in Palo Alto, California. (1959)
Hauoli La Hanau to Stanley!

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51 years ago, Country Singer Chad Brock was born in Ocala, Florida. (1963)
Hauoli La Hanau to Chad!

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51 years ago, Quentin Leo Cook was born in Reigate, Surrey, England. (1963)
Hauoli La Hanau to Fatboy Slim!

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51 years ago, Bassist Curtis Counce died of a heart attack in Los Angeles, California. He was 37 years old. (1963)
Curtis Lee Counce was born January 23, 1926 in Kansas City, Missouri.

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50 years ago, Rocker James Steven Ignatius Corr was born in Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland. (1964)
Hauoli La Hanau to Jim Corr!

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50 years ago, Country Star Jim Reeves died in a plane crash outside of Nashville, Tennessee. He was 40 years old. (1964)
James Travis Reeves was born August 20, 1923 in Galloway, Panola County, Texas.

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48 years ago, Pianist Bud Powell died in New York, N.Y. He was 41 years old. (1966)
Earl Rudolph Powell was born September 27, 1924 in New York, N.Y.

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44 years ago, Saxophonist Booker Ervin died from a kidney ailment in New York, N.Y. He was 40 years old. (1970)
Telleferro Ervin II was born October 31, 1930 in Denison, Texas.

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40 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Leona Kristina Naess was born in London, England. (1974)
Hauoli la Hanau to Leona Naess!

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39 years ago, Bluesman "Guitar Pete" Franklin died in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was 47 years old. (1975)
Edward Lamonte Franklin was born January 16, 1928 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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36 years ago, Country Singer Zac Brown was born in Cumming, Georgia. (1978)
Hauoli La Hanau to Zac!

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29 years ago, Precocious Blues Singer Shannon Curfman was born in Fargo, North Dakota. (1985)
Hauoli la Hanau to Shannon!

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28 years ago, Pianist Teddy Wilson died in New Britain, Connecticut. He was 73 years old. (1986)
Theodore Shaw Wilson was born November 24, 1912 in Austin, Texas.

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27 years ago, Guitarist Thumbs Carllile died of a heart attack in Atlanta, Georgia. He was 56 years old. (1987)
Kenneth Ray Carllile was born April 2, 1931 in St. Louis, Missouri.

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25 years ago, Bluesman Bull Moose Jackson died in Cleveland, Ohio. He was 70 years old. (1989)
Benjamin Joseph Jackson was born April 22, 1919 in Cleveland, Ohio.

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20 years ago, "America's Cowboy Troubador" Ramblin' Jimmie Dolan died. He was 77 years old. (1994)
Jimmie Dolan was born October 29, 1916 in Gardena, California.

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8 years ago, Jazz Bagpipe Specialist Rufus Harley died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was 70 years old. (2006)
He was born May 20, 1936 in Raleigh, N.C.

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7 years ago, "The King of the Second Line" Oliver Morgan died in Atlanta, Georgia, He was 74 years old. (2007)
He was born May 6, 1933 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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6 years ago, Drummer Lee Young died in Los Angeles, California. He was 94 years old. (2008)
He was born March 7, 1914 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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3 years ago, Pianist Tom Garvin died in Encino, California. He was 67 years old. (2011)
He was born February 4, 1944 in Petersburg, Virginia.


July 30


111 years ago, Saxophonist Hilton Jefferson was born in Danbury, Connecticut. (1903)
He died November 14, 1968 in New York, N.Y. He was 65 years old.

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110 years ago, Guitarist Dick McDonough was born. (1904)
He died of pneumonia May 25, 1938 in New York, N.Y. He was 33 years old.

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86 years ago, Drummer Vernel Fournier was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1928)
He died November 7, 2000 in Jackson, Mississippi. He was 72 years old.

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79 years ago, Activist/Writer/Musician Carl Oglesby was born in Akron, Ohio. (1935)
He died September 13, 2011 in Montclair, New Jersey. He was 76 years old.

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78 years ago, Guitarist/Singer George Guy was born in Lettsworth, Louisiana. (1936)
Hauoli La Hanau to Mr. Buddy Guy!

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77 years ago, Saxophonist James Ralph Spaulding, Jr. was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. (1937)
Hauoli la Hanau to James Spaulding!

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74 years ago, Bluesman Roosevelt Johnson was born in Lambert, Mississippi. (1940)
Big Jack Johnson died March 14, 2011 in Clarksdale, Mississippi. He was 70 years old.

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73 years ago, Pop Star Paul Anka was born in Ottawa, Ontario. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Paul!

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72 years ago, Bassist Jimmy Blanton died of tuberculosis in Monrovia, California. (1942)
James Blanton was born October 5, 1918 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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70 years ago, Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Painter Joe Mendelson was born in Toronto, Canada. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joe!

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69 years ago, Saxophonist David William Sanborn was born in Tampa, Florida. (1945)
Hauoli la Hanau to David Sanborn!

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68 years ago, Bassist Jeffrey Hammond was born in Blackpool, England. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond!

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67 years ago, Rock & Roller Mark Feld was born in London, England. (1947)
Marc Bolan died September 16, 1977 in a London, England car crash. He was 29 years old.

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66 years ago, Otis Taylor was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Otis!

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64 years ago, Bassist Jan Jankeje was born in Bratislava, Slovakia. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jan!

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61 years ago, Drummer Hal Smith was born in Indianapolis, Indiana.(1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Hal!

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60 years ago, Louis R. Kauakahi of the Makaha Sons of Ni'ihau was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. (1954)
Hauoli la Hanau to Moon Kauakahi!

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59 years ago, Bluegrass Guitarist Scott Nygaard was born in Athens, Ohio. (1955)
Hauoli la Hanau to Scott!

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57 years ago, Bluesman Michael Burks was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (1957)
He died May 6, 2012 in Atlanta, Geogia. He was 54 years old.

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57 years ago, Damned Drummer Rat Scabies was born in Kingston-Upon-Thames, Surrey, England. (1957)
Hauoli la Hanau to Rat!

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56 years ago, Singer Kate Bush was born in Bexleyheath, Kent, England. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kate!

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56 years ago, Singer Kevin Mahogany was born in Kansas City, Missouri. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kevin!

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51 years ago, Country Singer Hubert Neal McGaughey, Jr. was born in Jacksonville, Texas. (1963)
Hauoli la Hanau to Neal McCoy!

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50 years ago, Banjo Player Ron Block was born in Lawndale, California. (1964)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ron!

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48 years ago, Guitarist Craig Gannon was born in Manchester, England. (1966)
Hauoli la Hanau to Craig!

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34 years ago, Timothy Seth Avett was born in Charlotte, North Carolina. (1980)
Hauoli la Hanau to Seth Avett!

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Michael Harris, Louis Satterfield and Donald Myrick

21 years ago, Saxophonist Donald Myrick was shot to death during a Santa Monica, California police raid. He was 45 years old. (1993)
He was born June 4, 1948 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Howdy Doody and Buffalo Bob

16 years ago, Howdy Doody Time Star 'Buffalo Bob' Smith died in Hendersonville, North Carolina. He was 80 years old. (1998)
Robert Schmidt was born November 27, 1917 in Buffalo, N.Y.

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Carey Bell with Mark Hurwitz and Tough Luck

12 years ago, Harp Player/Singer Lips Lackowitz died of diabetes complications in Rockville, Illinois. He was 47 years old. (2002)
Mark Hurwitz was born June 29, 1955 in Washington, D.C.

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11 years ago, W. Howard "Louie Bluie" Armstrong died in Boston, Massachussetts. He was 94 years old. (2003)
William Howard Taft Armstrong was born March 4, 1909 in Dayton, Tennessee.

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11 years ago, Sun Records Founder Sam Phillips died in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 80 years old. (2003)
Sam was born January 5, 1923 in Florence, Alabama.

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9 years ago, Saxophonist Lucky Thompson died in Seattle, Washington. He was 81 years old. (2005)
Eli Thompson was born June 16, 1924 in Columbia, South Carolina.

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Guitarist Dick Wagner died in Phoenix, Arizona. He was 71 years old. (2014)
Richard Allen Wagner was born December 14, 1942 in Oelwein, Iowa.


July 29


114 years ago, Jazz Musician Don Redman was born in Piedmont, West Virginia. (1900)
He died November 30, 1964 in New York, N.Y. He was 64 years old.

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98 years ago, Amplified Guitar Pioneer Charlie Christian was born in Dallas, Texas. (1916)
He died of tuberculosis March 2, 1942 in New York City. He was 25 years old.

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95 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Perry Tillis was born in Elba, Alabama. (1919)
Bishop Perry Tillis died November 3, 2004 in Samson, Alabama. He was 85 years old.

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93 years ago, Clarinetist Nicholas Bertocci was born in Somerville, Massachusetts. (1921)
Hauoli La Hanau Nick Jerret!

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91 years ago, James Charles Marshall was born in Acton, West London, England. (1923)
Jim "The Lord Of Loud" Marshall died April 5, 2012 in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England. He was 88 years old.

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Estelle Axton and Jim Stewart

84 years ago, Stax Records Co-Founder Jim Stewart was born in Middletown, Tennessee. (1930)
Hauoli La Hanau Jim!

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77 years ago, Pianist Ellyn Rucker was born in Des Moines, Iowa. (1937)
Hauoli La Hanau Ellyn!

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69 years ago, Guitarist Joe Beck was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1945)
He died July 22, 2008 in Connecticut. He was 62 years old.

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68 years ago, Keyboardist Neal Doughty was born in Evanston, Illinois. (1946)
Hauoli La Hanau Neal!

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63 years ago, Singer Nancy Manzuk was born in Morgantown, W.V. (1951)
Nancie Banks died during November, 2002 in New York, N.Y. She was 51 years old.
(Nancie was found dead in her Manhattan apartment, the precise date of her death is not known.)

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61 years ago, Vivienne Patricia Scialfa was born in Deal, New Jersey. (1953)
Hauoli La Hanau Patti Scialfa!

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61 years ago, Bassist Gary Weinrib was born in Toronto, Canada. (1953)
Hauoli La Hanau Geddy Lee!

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60 years ago, Bassist Michel Benita was born in Algiers. (1954)
Hauoli La Hanau Michel!

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55 years ago, Guitarist John James Sykes was born in Reading, England. (1959)
Hauoli La Hanau John Sykes!

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48 years ago, Country Singer Martina Mariea Schiff was born in Sharon, Kansas. (1966)
Hauoli La Hanau Martina McBride!

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41 years ago, Country Singer-Songwriter James Otto was born in Fort Lewis, Washington. (1973)
Hauoli La Hanau James!

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40 years ago, Singer Cass Elliot died of a heart attack in London, England. She was 31 years old. (1974)
Ellen Naomi Cohen was born September 19, 1943 in Baltimore, Maryland.

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36 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Glen Goins died in Plainfield , New Jersey. He was 24 years old. (1978)
Glen Lamont Goins was born January 2, 1954 in Plainfield, New Jersey.

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26 years ago, Steel Guitarist Pete Drake died in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 55 years old. (1988)
He was born August 8, 1932 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Larry and Les Elgart

19 years ago, Musician Les Elgart died in Dallas, Texas. He was 76 years old. (1995)
He was born August 3, 1918 in New Haven, Connecticut.

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19 years ago, The "Last of the Great Creole and Cajun Fiddlers" Canray Fontenot died of cancer in Welsh, Louisiana. He was 72 years old. (1995)
He was born October 16, 1922 in L'anse Aux Vachesla, Louisiana.

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17 years ago, Guitarist Chuck Wayne died in White Plains, N.Y. He was 74 years old. (1997)
Charles Jagelka was born February 27, 1923 in New York, N.Y.

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15 years ago, Country Singer Anita Carter died in Goodletsville, Tennessee. She was 66 years old. (1999)
Ina Anita Carter was born March 31, 1933 in Maces Springs, Virginia.

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9 years ago, "The Dear That Made Milwaukee Famous, The Incomparable Hildegarde" died in New York, N.Y. She was 99 years old. (2005)
Hildegarde Loretta Sell was born February 1, 1906 in Adell, Wisconsin.

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9 years ago, Bassist Al McKibbon died in Los Angeles, California. He was 86 years old. (2005)
He was born January 1, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois.

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7 years ago, Bassist Art Davis died in Long Beach, California. (2007)
Arthur D. Davis was born December 5, 1934 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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7 years ago, Bluesman Jimmy "T-99" Nelson died in Houston, Texas. He was 88 years old. (2007)
He was born April 7, 1919 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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4 years ago, Drummer Martin Drew died in London, England. He was 66 years old. (2010)
He was born February 11, 1944 in Northampton, England.

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3 years ago, Soul Man Gene McDaniels died in Kittery Point, Maine. He was 76 years old. (2011)
He was born February 12, 1935 in Kansas City, Missouri.


July 28


113 years ago, Crooner Herbert Pryor Vallée was born in Island Pond, Vermont. (1901)
Rudy Vallee died July 3, 1986 in Hollywood, California. He was 84 years old.

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Art by R. Crumb

110 years ago, Banjoist/vocalist Ikey Robinson was born in Dublin, Virginia. (1904)
He died October 25, 1990 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 86 years old.

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105 years ago, Band Leader Cayetano César Concepción Martínez was born in Barrio Viequez, Cayey, Puerto Rico. (1909)
César Concepción died March 11, 1974 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. He was 64 years old.

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99 years ago, Polka King Frankie Yankovic was born in Davis, West Virginia. (1915)
He died October 14, 1998 in Cleveland, Ohio. He was 83 years old.

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91 years ago, Ray Ellis was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1923)
He died October 27, 2008 in Encino, California. He was 85 years old.

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89 years ago, Singer Simon Alfred Payne was born in Baltimore, Maryland. (1925)
"Pico" Payne died July 26, 2002 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was 76 years old.

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84 years ago, Bluesman David Kimbrough was born in Hudsonville, Mississippi. (1930)
Junior Kimbrough died of a heart attack January 17, 1998 in Holly Springs, Mississippi. He was 67 years old.

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83 years ago, Guitarist Sidney Selby was born in Hyde County, N.C. (1931)
Hauoli la Hanau to "Guitar Crusher"!

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78 years ago, Saxophonist Jim Galloway was born in Kilwinning, Scotland. (1936)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jim!

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71 years ago, Pink Floyd Keyboardist Richard William Wright was born in Hatch End, London, England. (1943)
Rick Wright died September 15, 2008 in London, England. He was 65 years old.

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70 years ago, America's "First Guitar Hero", Michael Bloomfield was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1944)
He died of a drug overdose February 15, 1981 in San Francisco, California. He was 36 years old.

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68 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Jonathan Edwards was born in Aitkin, Minnesota. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jonathan!

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65 years ago, Drummer Simon Kirke was born in Shrewsbury, England. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Simon!

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65 years ago, Rocker Stephen Ross Porter was born in England. (1949)
Steve Peregrine Took died October 27, 1980 after choking on a cocktail cherry in Ladbrook Grove, London. He was 31 years old.

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64 years ago, Slide Guitarist Roy Rogers was born in Redding, California. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to Roy!

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62 years ago, Pianist Jim Haber was born in California. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Floyd Domino!

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62 years ago, Bassist Marc Perlman of The Jayhawks was born in Minnesota. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Marc!

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61 years ago, Guitarist Mike Musillami was born in California. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mike!

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60 years ago, Singer Nnenna Freelon was born in Cambridge, Mississippi. (1954)
Hauoli la Hanau to Nnenna!

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60 years ago, Guitarist Steve Morse was born in Ohio. (1954)
Hauoli la Hanau to Steve!

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59 years ago, Bassist Gerald Veasley was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1955)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gerald!

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52 years ago, Eddie Costa died in a New York, N.Y. traffic accident. He was 31 years old. (1962)
Edwin James Costa was born August 14, 1930 in Atlas, Pennsylvania.

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49 years ago, Trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1965)
Hauoli la Hanau to Delfeayo!

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40 years ago, Joseph Foreman was born in Palmdale, California. (1974)
Hauoli la Hanau to Afroman!

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34 years ago, Mikey Jr was born in Trenton, N.J. (1980)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mikey Jr!

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33 years ago, Country Singer Carly Goodwin was born in Glens Falls, N. Y. (1981)
Hauoli la Hanau to Carly!

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32 years ago, Gospel Singer Keith Green died in Garden Valley, Texas. He was 28 years old. (1982)
Keith Gordon Green was born October 21, 1953 in Sheepshead Bay, N.Y.

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19 years ago, Guitarist/Vocalist Eddie Hinton died in Birmingham, Alabama. He was 51 years old. (1995)
Edward Craig Hinton was born June 15, 1944 in Jacksonville, Florida.

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12 years ago, Cowboy Singer Yodelin' Tommy Floyd died in Asheboro, N.C. He was 88 years old. (2002)
Floyd Thomas Huppstettles was born October 17, 1913 in Iowa.

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11 years ago, Bassist Aaron Bell died in New York, N.Y. He was 82 years old. (2003)
Samuel Aaron Bell was born April 24, 1922 in Muskogee, Oklahoma.

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7 years ago, Pianist Sal Mosca died in White Plains, N.Y. He was 80 years old. (2007)
Salvatore Joseph Mosca was born April 27, 1927 in Mt. Vernon, New York.


July 27


97 years ago, Bluesman Moses Rascoe was born in Windsor, North Carolina. (1917)
He died March 6, 1994 in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. He was 76 years old.

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Jethro Burns and Homer Haynes

94 years ago, Guitarist Henry Doyle Haynes was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. (1920)
Homer Haynes died August 7, 1971 in Hammond, Indiana. He was 51 years old.

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92 years ago, Cajun Musician Julius "Papa Cairo" Lamperez was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1922)
Hauoli la Hanau to "Papa Cairo"!

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Bob Thiele and Archie Shepp

92 years ago, Producer Bob Thiele was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. (1922)
He died January 30, 1996 in New York, N.Y. He was 73 years old.

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84 years ago, Producer/Musician Harvey Fuqua was born in Louisville, Kentucky. (1929)
He died July 6, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. He was 80 years old.

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84 years ago, Pianist Einar Iversen was born in Mandal, Norway. (1930)
Hauoli la Hanau to Einar!

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Bob Shane, John Stewart and Nick Reynolds

81 years ago, Singer Nicholas Reynolds was born in San Diego, California. (1933)
Nick Reynolds died October 1, 2008 in San Diego, California. He was 75 years old.

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77 years ago, Vibraphonist Charles Edward Shoemake was born in Houston, Texas. (1937)
Hauoli la Hanau to Charlie Shoemake!

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72 years ago, Rocker Kim Fowley was born in Los Angeles, California. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kim!

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71 years ago, Singer Mary Love was born in Sacramento, California. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mary!

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70 years ago, Singer Roberta Streeter was born in Chickasaw County, Mississippi. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bobbie Gentry!

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70 years ago, Alto Saxophonist Carl Grubbs was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Carl!

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70 years ago, Saxophonist Barbara Gracey Thompson was born in Oxford, England. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Barbara Thompson!

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65 years ago, Pop Singer Maureen Therese McGovern was born in Youngstown, Ohio. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Maureen McGovern!

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64 years ago, Drummer William McDuffee was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. (1950)
Billy McDuffee died November 29, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. He was 61 years old.

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63 years ago, Drummer Gregory Tristan Imboden was born in Orange County, California. (1951)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tris Imboden!

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61 years ago, Saxophonist Edward Wilkerson, Jr. was born in Terre Haute, Indiana. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ed Wilkerson!

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58 years ago, Guitarist Robert Duncan Cameron, Jr. was born in Utica, N.Y. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Duncan Cameron!

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55 years ago, Guitarist Michael Sagmeister was born in Frankfurt, Germany. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Michael!

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54 years ago, Saxophonist Jean Toussaint was born in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. (1960)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jean!

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51 years ago, Singer Karrin Allyson Schoonover was born in Great Bend, Kansas. (1963)
Hauoli la Hanau to Karrin Allyson!

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47 years ago, Singer Stacey Dean Campbell was born in Carlsbad, New Mexico. (1967)
Hauoli la Hanau to Stacey Dean!

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47 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Juliana Hatfield was born in Wiscasset, Maine. (1967)
Hauoli la Hanau to Juliana!

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41 years ago, Drummer Abraham Cunningham was born in Long Beach, California. (1973)
Hauoli la Hanau to Abe Cunningham!

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41 years ago, Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist Jimmy Radcliffe died in New York, N.Y. He was 36 years old. (1973)
He was born November 18, 1936 in New York, N.Y.

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40 years ago, Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist Peter Joseph Yorn was born in Montville, New Jersey. (1974)
Hauoli la Hanau to Peter Yorn!

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37 years ago, Keyboardist Milt Buckner died in Chicago, Illinois. He was 62 years old. (1977)
Milton Brent Buckner was born July 10, 1915 in St. Louis, Missouri.

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32 years ago, Blues Guitarist Morris Pejoe died in Detroit, Michigan. He was 58 years old. (1982)
Morris Pejas was born during 1924 in Louisiana.

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30 years ago, "The Pastor of Millions" Reverend C. L. Franklin died in Detroit, Michigan. He was 69 years old. (1984)
Clarence LaVaughn Franklin was born January 22, 1915 in Sunflower County, Mississippi.

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24 years ago, Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist Cheyenne Nichole Kimball was born in Wilmington, North Carolina. (1990)
Hauoli la Hanau to Cheyenne Kimball!

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24 years ago, Singer Bobby Day died in Los Angeles, California. He was 61 years old. (1990)
Robert James Byrd, Sr. was born July 1, 1928 in Fort Worth, Texas.

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15 years ago, Trumpeter Sweets Edison died in Columbus, Ohio. He was 83 years old. (1999)
Harry Edison was born October 10, 1915 in Columbus, Ohio.

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13 years ago, Saxophonist Harold Land died in Los Angeles, California. He was 73 years old. (2001)
Harold de Vance Land was born February 18, 1928 in Houston, Texas.

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11 years ago, Comedian Bob Hope died in Hollywood, California. He was 100 years old. (2003)
Leslie Townes Hope was born May 29, 1903 in Eltham, England.

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5 years ago, Musician George Russell died in Boston, Massachusetts. He was 86 years old. (2009)
George Allan Russell was born June 23, 1923 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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2 years ago, Singer/Actor Tony Martin died in Los Angeles, California. He was 98 years old. (2012)
Alvin Morris, Jr. was born December 25, 1913 in San Francisco, California.

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1 year ago, "Rock Star" Mick Farren died in London, England. He was 69 years old. (2013)
Michael Anthony Farren was born September 3, 1943 in Cheltenham, England.


July 26


100 years ago, Trumpeter Erskine Ramsey Hawkins was born in Birmingham, Alabama. (1914)
Erskine Hawkins died November 11, 1993 in Willingboro, New Jersey. He was 79 years old.

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92 years ago, Singer Charles Walker was born in Macon, Georgia. (1922)
He died June 24, 1975 in New York, N.Y. He was 53 years old.

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85 years ago, Drummer Charles Lawrence Persip was born in Morristown, New Jersey. (1929)
Hauoli la Hanau to Charli Persip!

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84 years ago, Bluesman Jessie Sanders was born in Florence, Mississippi. (1930)
Hauoli la Hanau to Little Howlin Wolf!

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81 years ago, Cuatrista Victor Guillermo Toro was born in Ensenada, Puerto Rico. (1933)
Yomo Toro died June 30, 2012 in The Bronx, N.Y. He was 78 years old.

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76 years ago, Pianist Jo Anne Grogan was born in Ventura, California. (1938)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joanne Brackeen!

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76 years ago, Singer Robert Von Hebb was born in Nashville, Tennessee. (1938)
Bobby Hebb died August 3, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 72 years old.

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Photo by Alan Mercer

76 years ago, Singer Darlene Wright was born in Los Angeles, California. (1938)
Hauoli la Hanau to Darlene Love!

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Billy Branch, Johnny B. Gayden, Gene Barge, Johnny Winter, Ken Saydak and Casey Jones

75 years ago, Drummer Casey Jones was born in Nitta Yuma, Mississippi. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Casey Jones!

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74 years ago, Soul Singer Leonard Victor Ainsworth was born in Brookshire, Texas. (1940)
Dobie Gray died December 6, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 70 years old.

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73 years ago, Singer Alfred Jesse Smith was born in Shreveport, Louisiana. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Brenton Wood!

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72 years ago, Drummer Popsy Dixon was born in Norfolk, Virginia. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Popsy!

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Brian Jones and Mick Jagger

71 years ago, Rolling Stones Front Man Michael Philip Jagger was born Dartford, Kent, England. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mick Jagger!

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71 years ago, Singer/Actress Andrea MarieTruden was born in Nashville, Tennessee. (1943)
Andrea True died November 7, 2011 in Kingston, N.Y. She was 68 years old.

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71 years ago, Singer Esther Walker died in Dallas, Texas. She was 48 years old. (1943)
Esther Thomas was born October 18, 1894 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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69 years ago, Singer/Model Betty O. Mabry was born in Durham, North Carolina. (1945)
Hauoli la Hanau to Betty Davis!

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65 years ago, Drummer Roger Meddows Taylor was born in Dersingham, Norfolk, England. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Roger Taylor!

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Charlie and Joe McCoy

64 years ago, Bluesman Papa Charlie McCoy died in Chicago, Illinois. He was 41 years old. (1950)
Charlie McCoy was born May 26 ,1909 in Jackson, Mississippi.

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59 years ago, Saxophonist Kevin Harris was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1955)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kevin!

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58 years ago, Guitarist Wayne Krantz was born in Corvallis, Oregon. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Wayne!

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53 years ago, Rock Singer Gary Francis Caine Cherone was born in Malden, Massachusetts. (1951)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gary Cherone!

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44 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Joan Wasser was born in Norwalk, Connecticut. (1970)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joan As Policewoman!

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42 years ago, Reggae Artist Von Wayne Charles was born in Buff Bay, Portland, Jamaica. (1972)
Hauoli la Hanau to Wayne Wonder!

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24 years ago, Keyboardist Brent Mydland died of a drug overdose in Lafayette, California. He was 37 years old. (1990)
He was born October 21, 1952 in Munich, Germany.

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22 years ago, Rhythm and Blues Singer Mary Wells died of throat cancer. She was 49 years old. (1992)
Esther Mary Wells was born May 13, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan.

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19 years ago, Guitarist Laurindo Almeida died in Van Nuys, California. He was 77 years old. (1995)
Laurindo José de Araujo Almeida Nobrega Neto was born September 2, 1917 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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12 years ago, Singer "Pico" Payne died in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was 76 years old. (2002)
Simon Alfred Payne was born July 28, 1925 in Baltimore, Maryland.

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8 years ago, Pianist Floyd Dixon died in Orange, California. He was 77 years old. (2006)
Jay Riggins, Jr. was born February 8, 1929 in Marshall, Texas.

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7 years ago, Drummer "Uncle" John Turner died in Austin, Texas. He was 62 years old. (2007)
He was born August 20, 1944 in Port Arthur, Texas.

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Left to Right; Harry Ray, Al Goodman and Billy Brown

4 years ago, Al Goodman died in Hackensack, New Jersey. He was 67 years old. (2010)
Willie Albert Goodman was born March 30, 1943 in Jackson, Mississippi.

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4 years ago, Ben Keith died in Broken Arrow Ranch, California. He was 73 years old. (2010)
Bennett Keith Schaeufele was born March 6, 1937 in Fort Riley, Kansas.

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3 years ago, Singer Joe Arroyo died in Baranquilla, Colombia. He was 55 years old. (2011)
Alvaro José Arroyo González was born November 1, 1955 in Cartagena, Colombia.

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3 years ago, Saxophonist Frank Foster died in Chesapeake, Virginia. He was 83 years old. (2011)
Frank Benjamin Foster III was born September 23, 1928 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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1 year ago, Singer/Songwriter J.J. Cale died in La Jolla, California. He was 74 years ago. (2013)
John Weldon Cale was born December 5, 1938 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


July 25


120 years ago, Actor/Singer Walter Brennan was born in Swampscott, Massachussetts. (1894)
He died September 21, 1974 in Oxnard, California. He was 80 years old.

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119 years ago, Clarinetist Darnell Howard was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1895)
He died September 2, 1966 in San Francisco, California. He was 71 years old.

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117 years ago, Bluesman Sylvester Weaver was born in Louisville, Kentucky. (1897)
He died April 4, 1960 in Louisville, Kentucky. He was 62 years old.

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107 years ago, Saxophonist John Hodges was born in Cambridge, Massachussetts. (1907)
Johnny Hodges died May 11, 1970 in New York, N.Y. He was 62 years old.

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99 years ago, Guitarist Gene Phillips was born in St. Louis, Missouri. (1915)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gene!

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84 years ago, Singer Annabelle Lynch was born in Surrey, England. (1930)
Hauoli la Hanau to Annie Ross!

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80 years ago, Trumpeter Donald Johnson Ellis was born in Los Angeles, California. (1934)
Don Ellis died of a heart attack December 17, 1978 in Hollywood, California.

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77 years ago, Soul Singer Darrell Eubanks was born in Mansfield, Ohio. (1937)
Darrell Banks died February 24, 1970 in Detroit, Michigan. He was 35 years old.

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76 years ago, Bassist Gunter Lenz was born in Frankfurt, Germany. (1938)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gunter!

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The Cyrkle

73 years ago, Guitarist Manuel Charlton was born in La Línea de la Concepción, Spain. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Manny Charlton!

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The Cyrkle

71 years ago, Musician Thomas W. Dawes was born in Albany, N. Y. (1943)
He died October 13, 2007 in New York, N.Y. He was 64 years old.

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71 years ago, Drummer James Stanley McCarty was born in Liverpool, England. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jim McCarty!

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66 years ago, Folk Musician Steve Goodman was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1948)
He died of leukemia September 20, 1984 in Seattle, Washington. He was 36 years old.

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64 years ago, Drummer Mike Clarke was born in Oakland, California. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mike!

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63 years ago, Bassist Verdine White was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1951)
Hauoli la Hanau to Verdine!

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59 years ago, Musician Jem Max Finer was born in Stoke-on-Trent, England. (1955)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jem Finer!

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59 years ago, Producer/Musician Scott Mathews was born in Sacramento, California. (1955)
Hauoli la Hanau to Scott!

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56 years ago, Sonic Youth Guitarist Thurston Moore was born in Coral Gables, Florida. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Thurston!

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52 years ago, Guitarist Robert Lucas was born in Long Beach, California. (1962)
He died November 23, 2008 of a drug overdose in Long Beach, California. He was 46 years old.

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50 years ago, Songwriter Paul Ryan was born in Liverpool, England. (1964)
Hauoli la Hanau to Paul!

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49 years ago, Country Musician Marty Brown was born in Maceo, Kentucky. (1965)
Hauoli la Hanau to Marty!

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47 years ago, Western Swing Vocalist Tommy Duncan died after a show in San Diego, California. He was 56 years old. (1967)
He was born January 11, 1911 in Hillsboro, Texas.

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44 years ago, Drummer Brian Blade was born in Shreveport, Louisiana. (1970)
Hauoli la Hanau to Brian!

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30 years ago, Blueswoman Big Mama Thornton died of a heart attack in Los Angeles, California. She was 57 years old. (1984)
Willie Mae Thornton was born December 11, 1926 in Montgomery, Alabama.

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29 years ago, Bluesman Piano Red aka Dr. Feelgood died of cancer in Decatur, Georgia. (1985)
William Lee Perryman was born October 19, 1911 in Hampton, Georgia.

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12 years ago, "Space Age Pop" Star Lucia Pamela died in Los Angeles, California. She was 98 years old. (2002)
Lucia P. Angelo was born May 1, 1904 in St. Louis, Missouri.

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11 years ago, Guitarist Erik Braunn died in Los Angeles, California. He was 52 years old. (2003)
Erik Keith Braunn was born August 11, 1950 in Pekin, Illinois.

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Photo byKlaus Muempfers

9 years ago, Trombonist Albert Mangelsdorff died in Frankfurt, Germany. He was 76 years old. (2005)
He was born September 5, 1928 in Frankfurt, Germany.

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6 years ago, Saxophonist Johnny Griffin died in France. He was 80 years old. (2008)
John Arnold Griffin III was born April 24, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois.

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1 year ago, Drummer/Percussionist Steve Berrios died in New York, N.Y. He was 68 years old. (2013)
He was born February 24, 1945 in New York, N.Y.


July 24


95 years ago, Percussionist William Paden Hensley was born in Phenix City, Alabama. (1909)
"Washboard Willie" died August 24, 1991 in Detroit, Michigan. He was 82 years old.

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93 years ago, Pianist William Taylor, Sr. was born in Greenville, North Carolina. (1921)
Billy Taylor died December 28, 2010 in New York, N.Y. He was 89 years old.

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Photo by von André Zimmermann

87 years ago, Saxophonist Ronald Langinger was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1927)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ronnie Lang!

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87 years ago, Bassist Benoit Quersin was born in Brussels, Belgium. (1927)
Hauoli la Hanau to Benoit!

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81 years ago, Pianist Finn Savery was born in Gentofte, Denmark. (1933)
Hauoli la Hanau to Finn!

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80 years ago, Soul Singer Jimmy Holiday was born in Sallis, Mississippi. (1934)
He died February 15, 1987 in Iowa City, Iowa. He was 53 years old.

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78 years ago, Country Singer/Songwriter Max D. Barnes was born in Hardscratch, Iowa. (1936)
Hauoli la Hanau to Max!

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76 years ago, Organist Gloria Coleman was born in New York, N.Y. (1938)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gloria!

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

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75 years ago, Saxophonist Charles McPherson was born in Joplin, Missouri. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Charles!

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72 years ago, Bassist/Guitarist Heinz Henry George Burt was born in Hargin, Germany. (1942)
Heinz Burt died April 7, 2000 in London, England. He was 57 years old.

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72 years ago, Bluesman Maurice Rodgers was born in East Chicago, Illinois. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mighty Mo Rodgers!

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66 years ago, Saxophonist Joe Giardullo was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joe!

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63 years ago, Guitarist John Phillip Cawthra was born in Hammersmith, London, England. (1951)
Gypie Mayo died October 23, 2013 in Bath, England. He was 62 years old.

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61 years ago, Trumpeter Jonathan Faddis was born in Oakland, California. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jon Faddis!

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61 years ago, Guitarist Garry Marshall Shider was born in Plainfield, New Jersey. (1953)
Garry Shider died June 16, 2010 in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. He was 56 years old.

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57 years ago, Pamela Yvonne Tillis was born in Plant City, Florida. (1957)
Hauoli la Hanau to Pam Tillis!

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56 years ago, Bassist Anthony Michelides was born in Nicosia, Cyprus. (1958)
Mick Karn died January 4, 2011 in London, England. He was 52 years old.

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55 years ago, Drummer Barry Romberg was born in Canada. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Barry!

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47 years ago, Saxophonist/Vocalist David Caceres was born in San Antonio, Texas. (1967)
Hauoli la Hanau to David!

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46 years ago, Nervous Norvus died of liver cirrhosis July 24, 1968 in Alameda, California. He was 56 years old. (1968)
Jimmy Drake was born during 1912 in Oakwood, California.

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45 years ago, Pop Star Jennifer Lynn Lopez was born in the Bronx, N.Y. (1969)
Hauoli la Hanau to J-Lo!

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42 years ago, Drummer Bobby Ramirez was beaten to death in Chicago, Illinois. (1972)
He was the drummer for Edgar Winter's White Trash.

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40 years ago, Bluesman Lightnin' Slim died in Detroit, Michigan. He was 61 years old. (1974)
Otis Hicks was born March 13, 1913 in St. Louis, Missouri.

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38 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Rosie Ledford of The Coon Creek Girls died in Fayette County, Kentucky. She was 60 years old. (1976)
She was born August 16, 1915 in Pilot, Kentucky.

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34 years ago, Comedian Peter Sellers died of a heart attack in London, England. He was 54 years old. (1980)
Richard Henry Sellers was born September 8, 1925 in Southsea, Hampshire, England.

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30 years ago, Drummer Frank Butler died in Ventura, California. He was 56 years old. (1984)
He was born February 18, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri.

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28 years ago, Singer/Guitarist/DJ Clarence Garlow died in Beaumont, Texas. He was 75 years old. (1986)
He was born February 27, 1911 in Beaumont, Texas.

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27 years ago, Pianist Dick Wellstood died in Palo Alto, California. He was 59 years old. (1987)
Richard McQueen Wellstood was born November 25, 1927 in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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19 years ago, Country Musician Charlie Rich died from a blood clot in his lung in Hammond, Louisiana. He was 63 years old. (1995)
Charles Allan Rich was born December 14, 1932 in Colt, Arkansas.

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16 years ago, Guitarist Tal Farlow died of cancer in New York, N.Y. He was 77 years old. (1998)
Talmage Holt Farlow was born June 7, 1921 in Greensboro, N.C.

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3 years ago, Guitarist Dan Peek died in Farmington, Missouri. He was 60 years old. (2011)
He was born November 1, 1950 in Panama City, Florida.

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2 years ago, Actor Sherman Hemsley died in El Paso, Texas. He was 74 years old. (2012)
Sherman Alexander Hemsley was born February 1, 1938 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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2 years ago, Composer/Producer Ilhan Mimaroglu died in Manahattan, N.Y., N.Y. He was 86 years old. (2012)
He was born March 11, 1926 in Istanbul, Turkey.


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