September 19


131 years ago, Singer/Pianist Cora Calhoun was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. (1887)
Lovie Austin died July 10, 1972 in Chicago, Illinois. She was 84 years old.

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103 years ago, "Hillbilly Waltz King" Clyde Moody was born in Cherokee, North Carolina. (1915)
He died April 7, 1989 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 73 years old.

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102 years ago, Singer/Pianist Helen Ward was born in New York, N.Y. (1916)
She died April 21, 1998 in New York, N.Y. She was 81 years old.

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97 years ago, Bluesman Willie Foster was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi. (1921)
Little Willie Foster died May 20, 2001 in Jackson, Tennessee. He was 79 years old.

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97 years ago, Singer Robert L. Williams was born in Los Angeles, California. (1921)
Billy Ward died February 16, 2002 in Inglewood, California. He was 80 years old.

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Anita, June, Helen and Maybelle Carter

91 years ago, Singer Helen Myrl Carter was born in Maces Spring, Virginia. (1927)
Helen Carter died June 2, 1998 in Nashville, Tennessee. She was 70 years old.

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Tommy DeVito, Bob Gaudio, Nick Massi and Frankie Valli

91 years ago, Singer Nicholas Macioci was born in Newark, New Jersey. (1927)
Nick Massi died December 24, 2000 in Newark, New Jersey. He was 73 years old.

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91 years ago, Guitarist Peter Van Wood was born in The Hague, Netherlands. (1927)
Van Wood died March 10, 2012 in Rome, Italy. He was 94 years old.

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88 years ago, Pianist Muhal Richard Abrams was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1930)
Hauoli la Hanau to Muhal!

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87 years ago, Soul Singer Benjamin Franklin Peay was born in Camden, South Carolina. (1931)
Brook Benton died April 9, 1988 in New York, N.Y. He was 56 years old.

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86 years ago, Saxophonist Lol Coxhill was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. (1932)
He died July 10, 2012 in London, England. He was 89 years old.

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86 years ago, Saxophonist Don "DT" Thompson was born in Drumheller, Alberta, Canada. (1932)
He died March 21, 2004 in Vancouver, Canada. He was 71 years old.

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84 years ago, Music Impresario Carl Henry Davis was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1934)
Carl Davis died August 9, 2012 in Summerville, South Carolina. He was 77 years old.

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84 years ago, Beatles Manager Brian Epstein was born in Liverpool, England. (1934)
He died of a drug overdose August 27, 1967 in London, England. He was 32 years old.

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82 years ago, Saxophonist Charles Dinwiddie was born in Louisville, Kentucky. (1936)
Gene Dinwiddie died January 11, 2002 in La Puente, Los Angeles, California. He was 65 years old.

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Paddy Moloney, Seán Potts, Martin Fay, Seán Keane, Michael Tubridy, and Derek Bell

82 years ago, Fiddler Martin Fay was born in Dublin, Ireland. (1936)
He died November 14, 2012 in Dublin, Ireland. Hewas 76 years old.

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82 years ago, David Alexander Hess was born in New York, N.Y. (1936)
David Hess died October 14, 2011 in Tiburon, California. He was 75 years old.

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78 years ago, Singer Sylvia Fricker of Ian and Sylvia was born in Chatham, Ontario, Canada. (1940)
Hauoli la Hanau to Sylvia!

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78 years ago, Singer Bill Medley of The Righteous Brothers was born in Santa Ana, California. (1940)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bill!

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Paul Williams and the "Beautiful Day Monster"

78 years ago, Songwriter Paul Williams was born in Omaha, Nebraska. (1940)
Hauoli la Hanau to Paul!

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77 years ago, Singer Ellen Naomi Cohen was born in Baltimore, Maryland. (1941)
Cass Elliot died of a heart attack July 29, 1974 in London, England. She was 32 years old.

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73 years ago, Singer/Songwriter David Bromberg was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1945)
Hauoli la Hanau to David!

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73 years ago, Singer Freda Payne was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1945)
Hauoli la Hanau to Freda!

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73 years ago, Singer Jeanne Carolyn Stephenson was born in Anson, Texas. (1945)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jeannie C. Riley!

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72 years ago, Drummer John Coghlan was born in Dulwich, London, England. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to John!

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71 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Lawrence Neil Creme was born in Manchester, England. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Lol Creme!

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69 years ago, Singer/Model Leslie Hornby was born in Neasden, England. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Twiggy!

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Charlie Burton with Evan Johns and C. "Buggs" Coombs

68 years ago, Guitarist Charlie Burton was born in Lincoln, Nebraska. (1950) Hauoli la Hanau to Charlie!

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67 years ago, Guitarist Daniel Lanois was born in Hull, Quebec. (1951)
Hauoli la Hanau to Daniel!

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66 years ago, Guitarist Henry Kaiser was born in Oakland, California. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Henry!

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66 years ago, Guitarist Nile Rodgers was born in New York, N.Y. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Nile!

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65 years ago, Musician Sarana VerLin was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Sarana!

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62 years ago, Percussionist Paul Hession was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Paul!

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61 years ago, Bassist Tatsu Aoki was born in Tokyo, Japan. (1957)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tatsu!

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60 years ago, Rocker Lita Ford was born in London, England. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Lita!

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59 years ago, Drummer Bruce Cox was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bruce!

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55 years ago, Country Singer Jeffrey Wayne Bates was born in Bunker Hill, Mississippi. (1963)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jeff Bates!

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55 years ago, Singer Jarvis Branson Cocker was born in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. (1963)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jarvis Cocker!

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54 years ago, Country Singer Trisha Yearwood was born in Monticello, Georgia. (1964)
Hauoli la Hanau to Trisha!

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53 years ago, Drummer Winston Clifford was born in London, England. (1965)
Hauoli la Hanau to Winston!

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50 years ago, Drummer/Guitarist Jimmy Bower was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1968)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jimmy!

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50 years ago, Country Star Red Foley died in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He was 58 years old. (1968)
Clyde Julian Foley was born June 17, 1910 in Blue Lick, Kentucky.

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49 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Sally Barker was born in Barrow-On-Soar, England. (1969)
Hauoli la Hanau to Sally!

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49 years ago, Saxophonist Candy Dulfer was born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (1969)
Hauoli la Hanau to Candy!

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49 years ago, Trumpeter Cuong Vu was born in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. (1969)
Hauoli la Hanau to Cuong!

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45 years ago, Country Rocker Gram Parsons OD'd on morphine and tequila in Joshua Tree, California. He was 26 years old. (1973)
Cecil Ingram Connor III was born November 5, 1946 in Winterhaven, Florida.

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42 years ago, Singer/Guitarist James David Ward was born in El Paso, Texas. (1976)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jim Ward!

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41 years ago, Drummer Ryan Michael Dusick was born in Los Angeles, California. (1977)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ryan Dusick!

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41 years ago, Singer Maria Rita Mariano was born in São Paulo, Brazil. (1977)
Hauoli la Hanau to Maria Rita!

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39 years ago, Keyboard Maestro Joe "Fingers" Carr died in a Camarillo, California car crash. He was 69 years old. (1979)
Louis Ferdinand Busch was born July 18, 1910 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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38 years ago, Singers Tegan And Sara Quin were born in Calgary, Canada. (1980)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tegan And Sara!

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24 years ago, Flautist Frankie Kennedy died in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He was 38 years old. (1994)
He was born September 30, 1955 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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23 years ago, Bluesman Mr. Bo died in Detroit, Michigan. He was 63 years old. (1995)
Louis Bo Collins was born Apil 7, 1932 in Indianola, Mississippi.

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20 years ago, Songwriter Ed Cobb died in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was 61 years old. (1999)
Edward C. Cobb was born February 25, 1938 in Los Angeles, California.

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15 years ago, Trumpeter Johnny Best died in La Jolla, California. He was 89 years old. (2003)
John Best was born October 20, 1913 in Shelby, North Carolina.

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15 years ago, Singer/Guitarist "Slim Dusty" died in Sydney, Australia. He was 76 years old. (2003)
David Gordon Kirpatrick was born June 13, 1927 in Kempsey, New Wales, Australia.

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14 years ago, Country Singer Skeeter Davis died in Nashville, Tennessee. She was 73 years old. (2004)
Mary Frances Penick was born December 30, 1931 in Dry Ridge, Kentucky.

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14 years ago, Singer Lalomie Washburn died of cancer in Los Angeles, California. She was 63 years old. (2004)
Lalomie Marion Washburn was born August 25, 1941 in Nebraska.

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13 years ago, Singer/Songwriter/Producer Willie Hutch died in Dallas, Texas. He was 59 years old. (2005)
Willie McKinley Hutchinson was born December 6, 1946 in Los Angeles, California.

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12 years ago, The "Godfather of Latin Rock" Chuck Rio died in Huntington Beach, California. He was 77 years old. (2006)
Danny Flores was born during 1929 in Santa Paula, California.

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10 years ago, Drummer Earl Palmer died in Los Angeles, California. He was 84 years old. (2008)
Earl C. Palmer was born October 25, 1924 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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10 years ago, Trumpeter Dick Sudhalter died in New York, N.Y. He was 69 years old. (2008)
Richard Merrill Sudhalter was born December 28, 1938 in Boston, Massachussetts.

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Arthur Ferrante and Louis Teicher

9 years ago, Pianist Arthur Ferrante died in Longboat Key, Florida. He was 88 years old. (2009)
Arthur Richard Ferrante was born September 7, 1921 in New York, N.Y.

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8 years ago, Reeds Player Buddy Collette died in Los Angeles, California. He was 89 years old. (2010)
William Marcell Collette was born August 6, 1921 in Los Angeles, California.

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8 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Labordeta died in Zaragosa, Aragón, Spain. He was 75 years old. (2010)
José Antonio Labordeta Subías was born March 10, 1935 in Zaragosa, Aragón, Spain.

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4 years ago, Percussionist Milton Cardona died in The Bronx, N.Y. He was 69 years old. (2014)
He was born November 21, 1944 in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico.

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4 years ago, Mandolinist U. Shrinivas died in Chennai, India. He was 45 years old. (2014)
Uppalapu Shrinivas was born February 28, 1969 in Palakol, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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1 year ago, Producer/Bassist Rockin' Johnny Sandlin died in Decatur, Alabama. He was 72 years old. (2017)
John Everett Sandlin Jr. was born April 16, 1945 in Decatur, Alabama.


September 18


113 years ago, Actress Greta Lovisa Gustafson was born in Stockholm, Sweden. (1905)
Greta Garbo died April 15, 1990 in New York, N.Y. She was 84 years old.

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108 years ago, Pianist/Bandleader T.J. Fowler was born in Columbus, Georgia. (1910)
He died May 22, 1982 in Detroit, Michigan. He was 71 years old.

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95 years ago, Saxophonist Frank Socolow was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. (1923)
Frankie Socolow died April 30, 1981 in New York, N.Y. He was 57 years old.

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90 years ago, Soul Singer George L. Crockett was born September 18, 1928 in Carrollton, Mississippi. (1928)
G. L. Crockett died of a cerebral hemorrhage February 15, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 37 years old.

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Teddi King and Dave McKenna
Photo by: Al Stewart

89 years ago, Singer Teddi King was born in Boston, Massachussetts. (1929)
She died November 8, 1977 in New York, N.Y. She was 48 years old.

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89 years ago, Bluesman Louis Myers was born in Byhalia, Mississippi. (1929)
He died September 5, 1994 in Chicago, Illinois.

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85 years ago, James Frederick Rodgers was born in Camas, Washington. (1933)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jimmie F. Rodgers!

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Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon

79 years ago, Actor Francis Thomas Avallone was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Frankie Avalon!

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79 years ago, Saxophonist Steve Marcus was born in New York, N.Y. (1939)
He died September 25, 2005 in New Hope, Pennsylvania. He was 66 years old.

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74 years ago, Singer Michael Franks was born in La Jolla, California. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Michael!

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73 years ago, Bluesman "Blind" Willie Johnson died in Beaumont, Texas. He was 48 years old. (1945)
He was born January 25, 1897 in Brenham, Texas.

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73 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Philip Gary Schlein was born in New York, N.Y. (1945)
P.F. Sloan died November 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. He was 70 years old.

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Alan "Bam" King on right

72 years ago, Guitarist Alan "Bam" King was born in London, England. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bam!

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71 years ago, Australian Rock'n'Roll Legend Lonnie Lee was born in Rowena, Australia. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Lonnie!

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69 years ago, Guitarist Kerry Livgren was born in Topeka, Kansas. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kerry!

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66 years ago, The Ramones Bassist Douglas Glenn Colvin was born in Virginia (1952)
Dee Dee Ramone died June 5, 2002 in Hollywood, California. He was 50 years old.

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65 years ago, Banjo Player Carl Eugene Jackson was born in Louisville, Mississippi. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Carl Jackson!

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64 years ago, Pianist Jovino Santos Neto was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (1954)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jovino!

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62 years ago, Singer Donna Greene was born in Newburg, Oregon. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Donna!

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61 years ago, Trombonist John Fedchock was born in Cleveland, Ohio. (1957)
Hauoli la Hanau to John!

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61 years ago, Guitarist Emily Remler was born in New York City, N.Y. (1957)
She died of a heart attack May 4, 1990 in Sydney, Australia. She was 32 years old.

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60 years ago, Singer Rashīd Ṭaha was born in Sig, Algeria. (1958)
Rachid Taha died September 12, 2018 in Paris, France. He was 59 years old.

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57 years ago, Mark Olson was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mark!

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56 years ago, Singer Joanne Catherall was born in Sheffield, England. (1962)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joanne!

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54 years ago, Singer/Trombonist Eric Felten was born in Phoenix, Arizona. (1964)
Hauoli la Hanau to Eric!

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53 years ago, Bassist Thomas Bramerie was born in Bergerac, France. (1965)
Hauoli la Hanau to Thomas!

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52 years ago, Bluesman Will Shade died in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 68 years old. (1966)
Son Brimmer was born February 5, 1898 in Memphis, Tennessee.

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51 years ago, Singer Ricardo Bell was born in Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts. (1967)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ricky Bell!

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49 years ago, Rapper Darryl Hill was born in Staten Island, N.Y. (1969)
Hauoli la Hanau to Cappadonna!

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49 years ago, Drummer/Singer Sammy Penn died in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 67 years old. (1969)
He was born September 15, 1902 in Morgan City, Louisiana.

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48 years ago, Guitarist Jimi Hendrix died in London, England. He was 27 years old. (1970)
Johnny Allen Hendrix was born November 27, 1942 in Seattle, Washington.

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44 years ago, Rapper Darryl Alvin Nathaniel Joiner was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1974)
Hauoli la Hanau to Xzibit!

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35 years ago, Guitarist Charles Edward Alexander Hedger was born in England. (1980)
Hauoli la Hanau to Charles Hedger!

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35 years ago, Drummer Roy Milton died in Los Angeles, California. He was 76 years old. (1983)
He was born July 31, 1907 in Wynnewood, Oklahoma.

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27 years ago, Singer Rob Tyner died of a heart attack September 18, 1991 in Detroit, Michigan. He was 46 years old. (1991)
Robert Derminer was born December 12, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan.

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26 years ago, Singer Amber Josephine Liu was born in Los Angeles, California.(1992)
Hauoli la Hanau to Amber!

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26 years ago, Keyboardist Earl Van Dyke died of prostate cancer in Detroit, Michigan. (1992)
The "Chunk of Funk" was born July 8, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan.

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21 years ago, Singer Jimmy Witherspoon died in Los Angeles, California. He was 77 years old. (1997)
James Witherspoon was born August 8, 1920 in Gurdon, Arkansas.

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Inez and Charlie Foxx

20 years ago, Soul Singer Charlie Foxx died in in Mobile, Alabama. He was 58 years old. (1998)
He was born October 23, 1939 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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17 years ago, Saxophonist Hank Levy died in Baltimore, Maryland. He was 73 years old. (2001)
Henry J. Levy was born September 27, 1927 in Baltimore, Maryland.

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13 years ago, Bassist Frank Fields died in Zachary, Louisiana. He was 91 years old. (2005)
He was born May 2, 1914 in Plaquemine, Louisiana.

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5 years ago, Bassoon and Oboe Player Lindsay Cooper died in London, England. She was 62 years old. (2013)
She was born March 3, 1951 in Hornsey, North London, England.

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5 years ago, Singer Johnny Laboriel died in Mexico City, Mexico. He was 71 years old. (2013)
Juan José Laboriel López was born July 9, 1942 in Mexico City, Mexico.

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4 years ago, Trumpeter Kenny Wheeler died in London, England. He was 84 years old. (2014)
Kenneth Vincent John Wheeler was born January 14, 1930 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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1 year ago, Fiddler Speedy Tolliver died in Arlington, Virginia. He was 99 years old. (2017)
Roy Odell Tolliver was born April 12, 1918 in Green Cove, Virginia.


September 17

Photo by: Jempi De Donder

116 years ago, Trombonist Louis "Big Eye" Nelson was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1902)
He died April, 5, 1990 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 87 years old.

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Blind James Campbell & His Nashville Street Band

112 years ago, Bluesman Blind James Campbell was born in Nashville, Tennessee. (1906)
He died January 22, 1981 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 74 years old.

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101 years ago, Singer Al Pittman was born in Vinnia, Georgia. (1917)
Doctor Horse died April 8, 2004. He was 86 years old.

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101 years ago, Clarinetist/Saxophonist Hubert Rostaing was born in Lyon, France. (1918)
He died June 10, 1990 in Paris, France. He was 71 years old.

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95 years ago, Pianist Ralph Sharon was born in London, England. (1923)
He died March 31, 2015 in Boulder, Colorado. He was 91 years old.

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95 years ago, Country Singer Hiram King Williams was born in Mount Olive, Alabama. (1923)
Hank Williams, Sr. died of a heart attack January 1, 1953 in Oak Hill, Virginia. He was 29 years old.

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Scotty Moore,Bill Black and D. J. Fontana

92 years ago, Bassist William Patton Black, Jr. was born in Memphis, Tennessee. (1926)
Bill Black died October 21, 1965 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 39 years old.

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92 years ago, Organist Eugene McDuffy was born in Champaign, Illinois. (1926)
Jack McDuff died of a heart attack January 23, 2001 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was 74 years old.

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91 years ago, Bassist Earl Charles Barrington May was born in New York, N.Y. (1927)
Earl May died January 4, 2008 in South Orange, New Jersey. He was 81 years old.

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89 years ago, Saxophonist Silvester Austin was born in Dunnellon, Florida. (1929)
Sil Austin died September 1, 2001 in College Park, Maryland. He was 71 years old.

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89 years ago, Saxophonist Curtis Peagler was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. (1929)
He died December 19, 1992 in Beverly Hills, California. He was 63 years old.

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88 years ago, Saxophonist St. Clair Pinckney was born in Charleston, S.C. (1930)
He died during February 1999 in Augusta, Georgia. He was 68 years old.

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87 years ago, Bluesman Eddie Burks was born in Rising Sun Plantation, Mississippi. (1931)
He died January 27, 2005 in a Miller, Indiana car crash. He was 73 years old.

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87 years ago, Bassist/French Horn Player Willie Ruff was born in Sheffield, Alabama. (1931)
Hauoli la Hanau to Willie!

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83 years ago, "Merry Prankster" Ken Kesey was born in La Junta, Colorado. (1935)
He died of liver cancer November 10, 2001 in Eugene, Oregon. He was 66 years old.

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81 years ago, Drummer Joe Cocuzzo was born in New York, N.Y. (1937)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joe!

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80 years ago, Clarinetist Perry Morris Robinson was born in New York, N.Y. (1938)
Hauoli la Hanau to Perry Robinson!

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79 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Shelby Flint was born in North Hollywood, California. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Shelby !

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79 years ago, Singer Lamonte McLemore was born in St. Louis, Missouri. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Lamonte!

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79 years ago, DJ Winston Sparkes was born in Kingston, Jamaica. (1939)
King Stitt died January 31, 2012 in Kingston, Jamaica. He was 72 years old.

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74 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Les Emmerson was born in Ottawa, Canada. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Les!

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72 years ago, Guitarist David Williams was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to David!

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68 years ago, John Waldo Waybill was born in Omaha, Nebraska. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to Fee Waybill!

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67 years ago, Bluesman Jimmy Yancey died in Chicago, Illinois. He was 53 years old. (1951)
James Edward Yancey was born February 20, 1898 in Chicago, Illinois.

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66 years ago, "Singing" Steve Sanders was born in Richland, Georgia. (1952)
He committed suicide by gunshot June 10, 1998 in Cape Coral, Florida. He was 45 years old.

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64 years ago, Bassist Reggie McBride was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1954)
Hauoli la Hanau to Reggie!

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Photo by: Steve Stoddard

63 years ago, Drummer Craig Haynes was born in New York, N.Y. (1955)
Hauoli la Hanau to Craig!

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Bill Dye, C. Jaisson H. Taylor (standing), Little Hatch and Joe Whitfield

63 years ago, Drummer C. Jaisson H. Taylor was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1955)
Hauoli la Hanau to C. Jaisson!

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Photo by Scott H. Welsh

62 years ago, Musician Tom Djambayang Bakamana Yunupingu was born in Yirrkala, Northern Territory, Australia. (1956)
Mandawuy Yunupingu died June 2, 2013 in Yirrkala, Northern Territory, Australia. He was 56 years old.

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60 years ago, Saxophonist Herbie Fields died in Miami, Florida. He was 39 years old. (1958)
Herbert Fields was born May 24, 1919 in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

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59 years ago, Saxophonist Omer Simeon died in New York, N.Y. He was 56 years old. (1959)
Omer Victor Simeon was born July 21, 1902 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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57 years ago, Guitarist Ty Tabor was born in Pearl, Mississippi. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ty!

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56 years ago, Singer Benjamin Winans was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1962)
Hauoli la Hanau to BeBe Winans!

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53 years ago, Guitarist Guy Picciotto was born in Washington, D.C. (1965)
Hauoli la Hanau to Guy!

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52 years ago, Rapper Douglas E. Davis was born in Christ Church, Barbados. (1966)
Hauoli la Hanau to Doug E. Fresh!

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50 years ago, Rapper Lorenzo Dechalus was born in New Rochelle, N. Y. (1968)
Hauoli la Hanau to Lord Jamar!

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50 years ago, Singer/Model Anastacia Lyn Newkirk was born in New York, N.Y. (1968)
Hauoli la Hanau to Anastacia!

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45 years ago, Musician Hugo Winterhalter died in Greewich, Conecticutt. He was 64 years old. (1973)
He was born August 15, 1909 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

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44 years ago, Singer/Sngwriter Mirah Yom Tov Zeitlyn was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1974)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mirah!

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39 years ago, Country Singer Stephen Cochran was born in Pikeville, Kentucky. (1979)
Hauoli la Hanau to Stephen!

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39 years ago, Drummer Charles-André Comeau was born in Montreal, Canada. (1979)
Hauoli la Hanau to Chuck Comeau!

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37 years ago, Guitarist Jonathan Radtke was born in Chicago, Illinios. (1981)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jonny Radtke!

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34 years ago, Singer Jennifer Marcella Peña was born in San Antonio, Texas. (1983)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jennifer Peña!

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33 years ago, Bassist Jonathan Jacob Walker was born in Hanover Park, Illinois. (1985)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jon Walker!

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30 years ago, Singer Brenda Bell died in Staten Island, N.Y. She was 34 years old. (1988)
She was born October 30, 1953 in Newport News, Virginia.

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24 years ago, Singer/Yodeler Taylor Marie Ware was born in Franklin, Tennessee. (1994)
Hauoli la Hanau to Taylor Ware!

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24 years ago, Cajun Musician John Delafose died in Lawtell, Louisiana. He was 55 years old. (1994)
He was born April 16, 1939 in Duralde, Louisiana.

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22 years ago, Singer Jessie Hill died in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1996)
He was born December 9, 1932 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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17 years ago, Guitarist Guitar Kelley died in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He was 82 years old. (2001)
Arthur "Guitar" Kelley was born November 14, 1918 in Clinton, Louisiana.

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16 years ago, Pianist Dodo Marmarosa died of a heart attack in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was 76 years old. (2002)
Michael Marmarosa was born December 12, 1925 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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12 years ago, Guitarist Al Casey died in Phoenix, Arizona. He was 69 years old. (2006)
He was born October 26, 1936 in Long Beach, California.

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11 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Ernie Payne died in Los Angeles, California. He was 62 years old. (2007)
He was born April 13, 1945 in Louisiana.

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4 years ago, Rockabilly Star Marvin Rainwater died in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was 88 years old. (2013)
He was born July 2, 1925 in Wichita, Kansas.

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4 years ago, The "International Ambassador of Country Music" George Hamilton IV died in Nashville Tennessee. He was 77 years old. (2014)
George Hege Hamilton IV was born July 19, 1937 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.


September 16


115 years ago, Violinist Giuseppi Venuti was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1903)
Joe Venuti died August 14, 1978 in Seattle, Washington. He was 74 years old.

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103 years ago, Pianist Cyril Frank Walter was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (1915)
Cy Walter died August 18, 1968 in New York, N.Y. He was 52 years old.

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99 years ago, Vocalist Andrés Rábago was born in Los Angeles, California. (1919)
Andy Russell died April 16, 1992 in Sun City, Arizona. He was 72 years old.

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97 years ago, Vocalist John Carl Hendricks was born in Newark, Ohio. (1921)
Jon Hendricks died November 22, 2017 in New York, N.Y. He was 96 years old.

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94 years ago, Actress Betty Joan Perske was born in New York, N.Y. (1924)
Lauren Bacall died August 12, 2014 in New York, N.Y. She was 89 years old.

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93 years ago, Guitarist Charles L. Byrd was born in Chuckatuck, Virginia. (1925)
Charlie Byrd died December 2, 1999 in Annapolis, Maryland. He was 74 years old.

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93 years ago, Bluesman Riley B. King was born in Berclair, Mississippi. (1925)
B. B. King died May 14, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was 89 years old.

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92 years ago, Drummer Fred Below was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1926)
He died August 14, 1988 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 61 years old.

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90 years ago, Steel Guitar Innovator Ralph Mooney was born in Duncan, Oklahoma. (1928)
He died March 20, 2011 in Kennedale, Texas. He was 82 years old.

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87 years ago, Pianist Jan Johansson was born in Söderhamn, Sweden. (1931)
He died November 9, 1968 in a Jönköping, Sweden car crash. He was 37 years old.

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87 years ago, Bluesman Little Willie Littlefield was born in Houston, Texas. (1931)
He died June 23, 2013 in El Campo, Texas. He was 81 years old.

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84 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Joseph Ronald Drew was born in Dún Laoghaire, County Dublin, Ireland. (1934)
Ronnie Drew died August 16, 2008 in Dublin, Ireland. He was 73 years old.

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83 years ago, Bluesman William Arnold was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1935)
Hauoli la Hanau to Billy Boy Arnold!

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82 years ago, Pianist Gordon Beck was born in London, England. (1936)
He died November 6, 2011 in London, England. He was 76 years old.

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80 years ago, Bluesman Joe Kincaid was born in Jackson, Mississippi. (1938)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joe!

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79 years ago, Guitarist Toto Blanke was born in Paderborn, Germany. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Toto!

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78 years ago, Baritone Saxophonist Hamiet Bluiett was born in Lovejoy, Illinois. (1940)
Hauoli la Hanau to Hamiet!

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77 years ago, Drummer Joseph Campbell Butler was born in Long Island, N.Y. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joe Butler!

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76 years ago, Bassist Bernard Bamford Calvert was born in Brierfield, Lancashire, England. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bernie Calvert!

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Betty Kelly (bottom left)

74 years ago, Singer Betty Kelly was born in Attalla, Alabama. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Betty!

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70 years ago, Bassist Ronald Edward Blair was born in San Diego, California. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ron Blair!

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70 years ago, Drummer Kenney Jones was born in London, England. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kenney!

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68 years ago, Singer David Milton Bellamy of The Bellamy Brothers was born in Darby, Florida. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to David Bellamy!

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Lenny & Estelle Gomulka

68 years ago, Trumpeter Lenny Gomulka was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to Lenny!

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67 years ago, Musician/Songwriter Philip Pearson was born in Durham, N.C. (1951)
Hauoli la Hanau to Phil Lee!

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67 years ago, Saxophonist Steve Slagle was born in Los Angeles, California. (1951)
Hauoli la Hanau to Steve!

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65 years ago, Singer Alan Leslie Barton was born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England. (1953)
Alan Barton died March 23, 1995 in Cologne, Germany. He was 41 years old.

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65 years ago, Guitarist Earl Klugh was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Earl!

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64 years ago, Colin Newman was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. (1954)
Hauoli la Hanau to Colin!

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Frank Reed, DJ Kirby Carmichael, Marshall & Tara Thompson and Robert Lester

64 years ago, Singer Frank Kevin Reed was born in Omaha, Nebraska. (1954)
Hauoli la Hanau to Frank "Tchalla" Reed!

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63 years ago, Singer Yolanda Rosa Monge Betancourt was born in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico. (1955)
Hauoli la Hanau to Yolandita Monge!

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62 years ago, Guitarist Charles Julian Fearing was born in Washington, D.C. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Charles Fearing!

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62 years ago, Vocalist Peter Zaremba was born in Queens, N.Y. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Peter!

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60 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Terry McBride was born in Austin, Texas. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Terry!

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60 years ago, Keyboardist Rodney Franklin was born in Berkeley, California. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Rodney!

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60 years ago, Singer Maura O'Connell was born in County Clare, Ireland. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Maura!

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58 years ago, Cornetist/Trumpeter Graham Haynes was born in Hollis, Queens, N.Y. (1960)
Hauoli la Hanau to Graham!

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55 years ago, Singer/Song Writer Bilinda Jayne Butcher was born in London, England. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bilinda Butcher!

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55 years ago, Singer/Song Writer Richard Noel Marx was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1963)
Hauoli la Hanau to Richard Marx!

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50 years ago, Singer/Song Writer Marco Antonio Muñiz was born in New York, N.Y. (1968)
Hauoli la Hanau to Marc Anthony!

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50 years ago, Saxophonist Chris Cheek was born in St.Louis, Missouri. (1968)
Hauoli la Hanau to Chris!

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49 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Justine Elinor Frischmann was born in Kensington, London, England. (1969)
Hauoli la Hanau to Justine Frischmann!

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48 years ago, Singer/Song Writer Mark Mitchell Schultz was born in Colby, Kansas. (1970)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mark Schultz!

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43 years ago, Country Singer Matt Stillwell was born in Sylva, North Carolina. (1975)
Hauoli la Hanau to Matt!

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42 years ago, Singer Tina Ann Barrett was born in Hammersmith, London, England. (1976)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tina Barrett!

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41 years ago, Taalib Johnson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1977)
Hauoli la Hanau to Musiq!

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41 years ago, Rock & Roller Marc Bolan died in a London, England car crash. He was 29 years old. (1977)
Mark Feld was born July 30, 1947 in London, England.

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34 years ago, Singer Ketevan Melua was born in Kutaisi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union. (1984)
Hauoli la Hanau to Katie Melua!

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28 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Jimmy Bowskill was born in Toronto, Canada. (1990)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jimmy!

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25 years ago, Saxophonist J.R. Monterose died in Utica, N.Y. He was 66 years old. (1993)
Frank Anthony Monterose, Jr. was born January 19, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan.

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24 years ago, Pianist Bernie Leighton died in Coconut Creek, Florida. He was 73 years old. (1994)
He was born January 30, 1921 in West Haven, Connecticut.

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15 years ago, Country/Novelty Star Sheb Wooley died in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 82 years old. (2003)
Shelby F. Wooley was born April 10, 1921 in Erick, Oklahoma.

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11 years ago, Bluesman Shakin' Jake Woods died in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He was 82 years old. (2007)
Jake Wood was born circa 1925 in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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10 years ago, Norman Whitfield died in Los Angeles, California. He was 68 years old. (2008)
Norman Jesse Whitfield was born May 12, 1940 in New York, N.Y.

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9 years ago, Singer Mary Travers of Peter, Paul and Mary died in Danbury, Connecticut. She was 72 years old. (2009)
Mary Allin Travers was born November 9, 1936 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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7 years ago, Drummer Willie "Big Eyes" Smith died in Chicago, Illinois. He was 75 years old. (2011)
He was born January 19, 1936 in Helena, Arkansas.

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5 years ago, Rockabilly Singer/Guitarist Mac Curtis died in Weatherford, Texas. He was 74 years old. (2013)
He was born January 16, 1939 in Fort Worth, Texas.

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3 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Lady Bo died in Boulder Creek, California. She was 75 years old. (2015)
Peggy Tiese Jones was born July 19, 1940 in New York, N.Y.

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Bob Raymond, Jerry Corbetta, Bob Webber and Rob MacVittie

2 years ago, Singer Jerry Corbetta died in Denver, Colorado. He was 68 years old. (2016)
He was born September 23, 1947 in Denver, Colorado.

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Saxophonist Big Jay McNeely died in Los Angeles, California. He was 91 years old. (2018)
Cecil James McNeely was born April 29, 1927 in Watts, California.


September 15


116 years ago, Drummer/Singer Sammy Penn was born in Morgan City, Louisiana. (1902)
He died September 18, 1969 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 67 years old.

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115 years ago, Country Star Roy Claxton Acuff was born in Maynardsville, Tennessee. (1903)
Roy Acuff died November 23, 1992 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 89 years old.

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107 years ago, Bluesman Silas Hogan was born in Westover, Louisiana. (1911)
He died January 9, 1994 in Scotlandville, Louisiana. He was 82 years old.

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105 years ago, Pianist Roger J. Ramirez was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (1913)
Ram Ramirez died January 11, 1994 in Queens, N.Y. He was 80 years old.

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Denzil Best, Al Casey & John Levy

103 years ago, Guitarist Albert Aloysius Casey was born in Louisville, Kentucky. (1915)
Al Casey died September 11, 2005 in New York, N.Y. He was 89 years old.

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103 years ago, Pianist/Arranger Jack Fascinato was born in Bevier, Missouri. (1915)
He died December 25, 1994 in Palm Springs, California. He was 79 years old.

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100 years ago, Comedian Julius Russell was born in Atlanta, Georgia. (1918)
Nipsey Russell died October 2, 2005 in New York, N.Y. He was 87 years old.

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97 years ago, Bluesman James Edward Pryor was born in Lambert, Mississippi. (1921)
Snooky Pryor died October 19, 2006. He was 85 years old.

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95 years ago, Bassist Arvell Shaw was born in St. Louis, Missouri. (1923)
He died December 5, 2002 in Roosevelt, N.Y. He was 79 years old.

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93 years ago, Bluesman Chief Schubuttie Gilliame was born in Egypt. (1925)
Hauoli la Hanau to the Chief!

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92 years ago, Singer/Pianist Bobby Short was born in Danville, Illinois. (1926)
He died March 21, 2005 in New York, N.Y. He was 78 years old.

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90 years ago, Saxophonist Julian Edwin Adderley was born in Tampa, Florida. (1928)
"Cannonball" Adderley died of a stroke August 8, 1975 in Gary, Indiana. He was 46 years old.

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87 years ago, Pianist Richard Payne was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1931)
He died May 17, 2000 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 68 years old.

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Rudi Maugeri, John Perkins, Ray Perkins and Pat Barrett

85 years ago, Singer Pat Barrett was born in Toronto, Canada. (1933)
He died July 27, 2016 in Little Egg Harbor, N.J. He was 82 years old.

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Ray Ennis, Norman Kuhlke, Les Braid and Ralph Ellis

81 years ago, Bassist William Leslie Braid was born in Liverpool, England. (1937)
Les Braid died July 31, 2005 in Liverpool, England. He was 64 years old.

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80 years ago, Songwriter Sylvia Rose Moy was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1938)
Sylvia Moy died April 15, 2017 in Dearborn, Michigan. She was 78 years old.

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78 years ago, Singer Jimmy Gilmer was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1940)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jimmy!

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77 years ago, Singer Signe Toly was born in Seattle, Washington. (1941)
Signe Anderson died January 28, 2016 in Portland, Oregon. She was 74 years old.

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76 years ago, Bassist Lee Dorman was born in St. Louis, Missouri. (1942)
He died December 21, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. He was 70 years old.

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73 years ago, Composer Anton von Webern was shot and killed in error by a soldier after the end of World War II in Mittersill, Germany. He was 61 years old. (1945)
He was born December 3, 1883 in Vienna, Austria.

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72 years ago, Drummer Ola Brunkert was born in Örebro, Sweden. (1946)
He died March 16, 2008 in Majorca, Spain. He was 62 years old.

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71 years ago, Guitarist Larry Sparks was born in Lebanon, Ohio. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Larry!

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71 years ago, Singer Weslia Edwards was born in Santa Maria, California. (1947)
Wesla Whitfield died February 9, 2018 in St. Helena, California. She was 70 years old.

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67 years ago, Singer Carla White was born in Oakland, California. (1951)
She died May 9, 2007 in New York, N.Y. She was 55 years old.

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66 years ago, Drummer/Singer Kelly Keagy was born in Glendale, California. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kelly!

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Rudi Maugeri, John Perkins, Ray Perkins and Pat Barrett

65 years ago, Singer Pat Barrett was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Pat!

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63 years ago, Guitarist Gib Wharton was born in Mineral Wells, Texas. (1955)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gib!

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62 years ago, Singer Jacqueline Graham was born in Birmingham, England. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jaki Graham!

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62 years ago, Singer Maggie Reilly was born in Glasgow, Scotland. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Maggie!

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62 years ago, Multi-Reedist Ned Rothenberg was born in Boston, Massachussetts. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ned!

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60 years ago, Guitarist Gary Miller was born in Washington, D.C. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Dr. Know!

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55 years ago, Guitarist/Singer Joey Love was born in York, Pennsylvania. (1963)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joey!

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53 years ago, Double-Bassist Steve Brown died in Detroit, Michigan. He was 75 years old. (1965)
He was born during 1890 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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52 years ago, Harmonica Player/Band Leader Leo Diamond died in Los Angeles, California. He was 51 years old. (1966)
He was born June 29 1915 in New York City, N.Y.

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51 years ago, Bassist Jerry Lawrence Dixon was born in Pasadena, California. (1967)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jerry Dixon!

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47 years ago, Guitarist Benedict Roger Wallers was born in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England. (1971)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ben Wallers!

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45 years ago, Singer/Songwriter/Political Activist Victor Jara was brutally murdered in Santiago, Chile. He was 40 years old. (1973)
Víctor Lidio Jara Martínez was born September 28, 1932 in Chillán Viejo, Chile.

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43 years ago, Violinist Leon Abbey died in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was 75 years old. (1975)
He was born May 7, 1900 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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42 years ago, Drummer Paul Robert Jude Nester Thomson was born in Glasgow, Scotland. (1976)
Hauoli la Hanau to Paul Thomson!

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41 years ago, Bluesman Driftin' Slim died in Los Angeles, California. He was 58 years old. (1977)
Elmon Mickle was born February 24, 1919 in Keo, Arkansas.

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38 years ago, Pianist Bill Evans died of bronchial pneumonia in New York, N.Y. He was 51 years old. (1980)
William John Evans was born August 16, 1929 in Plainfield, N.J.

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37 years ago, Trumpeter Rafael Méndez died in Encino, California. He was 75 years old. (1981)
He was born March 26, 1906 in Jiquilpan, Mexico.

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35 years ago, Percussionist Willie Bobo died of cancer in Los Angeles, California. He was 49 years old. (1983)
William Correa was born February 28, 1934 in Spanish Harlem, N.Y.

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35 years ago, Singer Johnny Hartman died in New York, N.Y. He was 60 years old. (1983)
John Maurice Hartman was born July 3, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois.

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35 years ago, Singer Prince Far I died in Kingston, Jamaica. (1983)
Michael James Williams was born during 1944 in Spanish Town, Jamaica.

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33 years ago, Trumpeter Cootie Williams died in New York, N.Y. He was 74 years old. (1985)
Charles Melvin Williams was born July 10, 1911 in Mobile, Alabama.

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31 years ago, Kiyomi Angela Aki was born in Itano, Tokushima, Shikoku, Japan. (1987)
Hauoli la Hanau to Angela Aki!

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29 years ago, Percussionist Kris Chetan Ramlu was born in Wellington, New Zealand. (1989)
Hauoli la Hanau to Chetan Ramlu!

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24 years ago, Saxophonist Haywood Henry died in New York, N.Y. He was 81 years old. (1994)
Haywood Frank Henry was born January 10, 1913 in Birmingham, Alabama.

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20 years ago, Drummer Barrett Deems died in Chicago, Illinois. He was 84 years old. (1998)
He was born March 1, 1914 in Springfield, Illinois.

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15 years ago, Clarinetist Jack Brymer died in Red Hill, Surrey, England. He was 88 years old. (2003)
John Alexander Brymer was born January 27, 1915 in South Shields, England.

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15 years ago, Guitarist Michael Knust died in Spring Branch, Texas. He was 54 years old. (2003)
Michael Steven Knust was born March 11, 1949 in Houston, Texas.

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14 years ago, Guitarist Johnny Ramone of The Ramones died of cancer in Los Angeles, California. He was 55 years old. (2004)
John Cummings was born October 8, 1948 in Long Island, N.Y.

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11 years ago, Trombonist Generoso Jimenez died in Miami, Florida. He was 90 years old. (2007)
He was born during 1917 in Cruces, Cuba.

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10 years ago, Drummer Gordon "Specs" Powell died in San Marcos, California. He was 85 years old. (2007)
He was born June 5, 1922 in New York, N.Y.

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10 years ago, Pianist Aldemaro Romero died in Caracas, Venezuela. He was 79 years old. (2007)
He was born March 12, 1928 in Valencia, Venezuela.

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9 years ago, Pink Floyd Keyboardist Rick Wright died in London, England. He was 65 years old. (2008)
Richard William Wright was born July 28, 1943 in Hatch End, London, England.

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8 years ago, Soca Musician Arrow died in Montserrat, West Indies. He was 60 years old. (2010)
Alphonsus Celestine Edmund Cassell was born November 16, 1949 in Montserrat, West Indies.

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6 years ago, "Sugar Boy" Crawford died in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 77 years old. (2012)
James Crawford was born October 12, 1934 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Jackie Lomax and George Harrison

5 years ago, Singer Jackie Lomax died in Wirral, England. He was 69 years old. (2013)
John Richard Lomax was born May 10, 1944 in Liverpool England.

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4 years ago, Singer Jackie Cain died in Montclair, New Jersey. She was 86 years old. (2014)
She was born May 22, 1928 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


September 14


113 years ago, Singer Trixie Smith was born in Atlanta, Georgia. (1895)
She died September 21, 1943 in New York, N.Y. She was 48 years old.

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106 years ago, Singer/Pianist Leon T. Gross was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1912)
Archibald died January 8, 1973 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 60 years old.

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Mae Boren Axton and Elvis Presley

104 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Mae Boren Axton was born in Bardwell, Texas. (1914)
She died April 9, 1997 in Hendersonville, Tennessee. She was 82 years old.

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100 years ago, Bassist Israel "Cachao" Lopez was born in Havana, Cuba. (1918)
He died March 22, 2008 in Miami, Florida. He was 89 years old.

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100 years ago, Rockabilly Star Malcolm Yelvington was born in Covington, Tennessee. (1918)
He died February 21, 2001 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 82 years old.

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88 years ago, Trumpeter Bill Berry was born in Benton Harbor, Michigan. (1930)
He died November 13, 2002 in Los Angeles, California. He was 72 years old.

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85 years ago, Blues Pianist Cecil Fain was born in Montevallo, Alabama. (1933)
Piano C. Red died June 3, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 79 years old.

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84 years ago, Bluegrass Musician Bill Harrell was born in Marion, Virginia. (1934)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bill!

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84 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Don Walser was born in Brownfield, Texas. (1934)
Hauoli la Hanau to Don!

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81 years ago, Saxophonist Joseph Jarman was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. (1937)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joseph!

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Bruce Forman (guitar), Eddie Moore (drums) and Herbie Lewis (bass)

78 years ago, Drummer Eddie Moore was born in San Francisco, California. (1940)
He died May 21, 1990 in Oakland, California. He was 49 years old.

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77 years ago, Percussionist Jorge Alberto Naranjo was born in Caracas, Venezuela. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Alberto Naranjo!

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James Mitchell (top), Abrim Tilmon (middle) and Ivory Tilmon (front)

77 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Ivory Tilmon was born in Little Rock, Arkansas. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ivory!

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76 years ago, Ki ho'alu (Slack Key) Guitarist James Daniel Pahinui was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bla Pahinui!

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76 years ago, Saxophonist Oliver Eugene Lake was born in Marianna, Arkansas. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Oliver Lake!

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75 years ago, "The Renaissance Man of Brazilian Pop" Marcos Kostenbader Valle was born in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Marcos Valle!

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74 years ago, Actrss/Model/Singer Davenie Johanna Heatherton was born in Rockville Center, N.Y. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joey Heatherton!

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71 years ago, Rocker John "Bowzer" Bauman was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bowzer!

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70 years ago, Country Musician Vernon Dalhart died in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He was 65 years old. (1948)
Marion Try Slaughter II was born April 6, 1883 in Jefferson, Texas.

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69 years ago, Guitarist Steven Earl Gaines was born in Miami, Oklahoma. (1949)
Steve Gaines died October 20, 1977 in an airplane crash outside of Gillsburg, Mississippi. He was 28 years old.

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69 years ago, Guitarist Edward C. King was born in Glendale, California. (1949)
Ed King died August 22, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 68 years old.

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69 years ago, Keyboardist Tommy Seebach Mortensen was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. (1949)
Tommy Seebach died March 31, 2003 in Dyrehavsbakken, Denmark. He was 53 years old.

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69 years ago, Guitarist Fred "Sonic" Smith was born in West Virginia. (1949)
He died November 4, 1994 in Detroit, Michigan. He was 46 years old.

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69 years ago, Singer Eikichi Yazawa was born in Hiroshima, Japan. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Eikichi!

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68 years ago, Guitarist Paul Kossoff was born in Hempstead, England. (1950)
"Koss" died March 19, 1976 in New York, N.Y. He was 25 years old.

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66 years ago, Trumpeter/Trombonist Tom Baker was born in California. (1952)
He died October 23, 2001 while on tour in Breda, The Netherlands.He was 49 years old.

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66 years ago, Songwriter Dan Navarro was born in Los Angeles, California. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Dan!

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Per Hanson,Jerry Portnoy, Darrell Nulisch,Ronnie Earl and Steve Gomes

66 years ago, Singer Darrell Nulisch was born in Dallas, Texas. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Darrell!

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65 years ago, Cellist/Composer Tom Cora was born in Yancey Mills, Virginia. (1953)
He died April 9, 1998 in Draguignan, France. He was 44 years old.

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64 years ago, Singer Barry Cowsill of the Cowsills was born in Newport, Rhode Island. (1954)
He died August 29, 2005 during Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 51 years old.

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64 years ago, Reggae Dub Poet Michael Smith was born in Kingston, Jamaica. (1954)
Mikey Smith was stoned to death August 17, 1983 in Stony Hill, Jamaica.

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63 years ago, Saxophonist Steve Berlin of Los Lobos was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1955)
Hauoli la Hanau to Steve!

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60 years ago, Beth Nielsen Chapman was born in Harlingen, Texas. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Beth!

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59 years ago, Country Singer John Berry was born in Aiken, S.C. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to John Berry!

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59 years ago, Singer Morten Harket was born in Kongsberg, Norway. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Morten!

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52 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Mike Cooley of The Drive By Truckers was born in Tuscumbia, Alabama. (1966)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mike!

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49 years ago, Saxophonist Denys Baptiste was born in London, England. (1969)
Hauoli la Hanau to Denys!

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47 years ago, Guitarist Jeff Loomis was born in Menasha, Wisconsin. (1971)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jeff!

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47 years ago, Singer André Coelho Matos was born in São Paulo, Brazil. (1971)
Hauoli la Hanau to André Matos!

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45 years ago, Rapper Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. (1973)
Hauoli la Hanau to Nas!

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41 years ago, Country Singer Danielle Peck was born in Jacksonville, North Carolina. (1978)
Hauoli la Hanau to Danielle!

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37 years ago, Bluesman Furry Lewis died in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 88 years old. (1981)
Walter Lewis was born March 6, 1893 in Greenwood, Mississippi.

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35 years ago, Singer Amy Jade Winehouse was born in Enfield, Middlesex, England. (1983)
Amy Winehouse died July 23, 2011 in London, England. She was 27 years old.

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33 years ago, Bassist Paolo Francesco Gregoletto was born in Miami, Florida. (1985)
Hauoli la Hanau to Paolo Gregoletto!

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33 years ago, Trumpeter Cootie Williams died in New York, N.Y. He was 75 years old. (1985)
Charles Melvin Williams was born June 24, 1910 in Mobile, Alabama.

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29 years ago, The "King of Mambo" Pérez Prado died in Mexico City, Mexico. He was 72 years old. (1989)
Dámaso Pérez Prado was born December 11, 1916 in Mantanza, Cuba.

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Silas Roy Crain, Muhammad Ali and Sam Cooke

22 years ago, Singer Silas Roy Crain died in Vallejo, California. He was 85 years old. (1996)
He was born June 7, 1911 in Augustine, Texas.

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20 years ago, Singer Johnny Adams died of cancer in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He was 66 years old. (1998)
"The Tan Nightingale" was born January 5, 1932 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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19 years ago, Saxophonist Chuck Higgins died in Los Angeles, California. He was 75 years old. (1999)
Charles Williams Higgins was born April 17, 1924 in Gary, Indiana.

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16 years ago, Saxophonist Paul "The Hucklebuck" Williams died in New York, N.Y. He was 87 years old. (2002)
Paul Williams was born July 13, 1915 in Lewisburg, Tennessee.

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2 years ago, Electronic Musician Don Buchla died in Berkeley, California. He was 79 years old. (2016)
Donald Buchla was born April 18, 1937 in South Gate, California.

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1 year ago, Drummer Grant Hart died in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He was 56 years old. (2017)
Grantzberg Vernon Hart was born March 18, 1961 in South Saint Paul, Minnesota.


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136 years ago, Record Producer Herbert Samuel Berliner was born in Washington, D.C. (1882)
He died during August 1966 in Washington, D.C. He was 84 years old.

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110 years ago, "The Voice of Betty Boop" Mae Kwestel was born in New York, N.Y. (1908)
Mae Questel died January 4, 1998 in New York, N.Y. She was 89 years old.

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108 years ago, Saxophonist Leon Brown Berry was born in Wheeling, West Virginia. (1910)
Chu Berry died after a car crash October 30, 1941 in Conneaut, Ohio. He was 31 years old.

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107 years ago, "The Father Of Bluegrass" William Smith Monroe was born in Rosine, Kentucky. (1911)
Bill Monroe died September 9, 1996 in Springfield, Tennessee. He was 84 years old.

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104 years ago, Jazz Critic Leonard Geoffrey Feather was born in London, England. (1914)
Leonard Feather died September 22, 1994 in Sherman Oaks, California. He was 80 years old.

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103 years ago, Folk Singer Faith Petric was born in Orofino, Idaho. (1915)
She died October 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. She was 98 years old.

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100 years ago, Orchestra Leader Charles Raymond Offenberg was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1918)
Ray Charles died April 6, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. He was 96 years old.

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100 years ago, Singer Dick Haymes was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (1918)
He died March 28, 1980 in Los Angeles, California. He was 62 years old.

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96 years ago, Blues Singer/Pianist Charles Brown was born in Texas City, Texas. (1922)
He died January 21,1999 in Oakland, California. He was 76 years old.

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96 years ago, Singer Zoila Augusta Emperatriz Chavarri del Castillo was born in Cajamarca, Peru. (1922)
Yma Sumac died November 1, 2008 in Silver Lake, California. She was 86 years old.

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93 years ago, The "Velvet Fog" Melvin Howard Tormé was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1925)
Mel Tormé died June 5, 1999 in Los Angeles, California. He was 74 years old.

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87 years ago, Singer Joseph Augustus was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1931)
Joseph "Mr. Google Eyes" August died October 9, 1992 in New Orleans,Louisiana. He was 61 years old.

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Dave Quincy and Loughty Amao

87 years ago, Saxophonist Dave Quincy was born in England. (1931)
Hauoli la Hanau to Dave!

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Hop Wilson and Ivory Lee Semien

87 years ago, Drummer "King Ivory" Lee Semien was born in Washington, Louisiana. (1931)
Hauoli la Hanau to "King Ivory"!

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86 years ago, Keyboardist Bengt Hallberg was born in Göteborg, Sweden. (1932)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bengt!

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Booker T, Steve Cropper, Al Jackson, Jr. and Lewie Steinberg

85 years ago, Bassist Lewis Steinberg was born in Memphis, Tennessee. (1933)
Lewie Steinberg died July 21, 2016 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 82 years old.

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Miles Davis and Bruce Lundvall

83 years ago, Blue Note Records President Bruce Lundvall was born in Englewood, New Jersey. (1935)
He died May 19, 2015 in Wycoff, New Jersey. He was 79 years old.

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79 years ago, Singer James Johnson of the Jayhawks was born in Brooklyn, N. Y. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to James!

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78 years ago, Beat R&B Vocalist Michael James was born in Jamaica. (1940)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jimmy James!

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78 years ago, Drummer Alex Riel was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. (1940)
Hauoli la Hanau to Alex!

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77 years ago, Singer David Clayton-Thomas was born in Surrey, England. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to David!

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76 years ago, Tom Leavey born in Brooklyn, N.Y. (1942)
He died February 21, 2011 of a heart attack. He was 68 years old.

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75 years ago, Folk Musician Mary Bergin was born in Dublin, Ireland. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mary!

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74 years ago, Singer Peter Cetera was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Peter!

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74 years ago, Guitarist Leslie Cameron Harvey was born in Glasgow, Scotland. (1944)
Les Harvey was electorcuted on stage and died May 3, 1972 in Swansea, Wales. He was 27 years old.

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72 years ago, Saxophonist Douglas Ewart was born in Kingston, Jamaica. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Douglas!

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69 years ago, Bassist Craig MacGregor was born in Iowa. (1949)
He died February 9, 2018 in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. He was 68 years old.

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66 years ago, Producer Donald Fagenson was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Don Was!

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66 years ago, Singer Karen Wyman was born in The Bronx, N.Y. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Karen!

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65 years ago, Folk Musician Joel Mabus was born in Belleville, Illinois. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joel!

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64 years ago, Drummer Ted Mueller was born in Franklin, Wisconsin. (1954)
He died on June 29, 2012 in Franklin, Wisconsin. He was 57 years old.

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63 years ago, Guitarist Joe Morris was born in New Haven, Connecticut. (1955)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joe!

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62 years ago, Singer Joan Elise Sledge was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1956)
Joni Sledge died March 10, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. She was 60 years old.

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61 years ago, Drummer Vincent Paul Appice was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. (1957)
Hauoli la Hanau to Vinny Appice!

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59 years ago, Guitarist Sheldon Reynolds was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Sheldon!

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57 years ago, Country Singer/Songwriter Bobbie Cryner was born in Woodland, California. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bobbie!

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57 years ago, Multi-Instrumentalist Kazuyuki Kishino was born in Tokyo, Japan. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to K.K. Null!

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57 years ago, Guitarist David Scott Mustaine was born in La Mesa, California. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Dave Mustaine!

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53 years ago, Drummer Zak Starkey was born in London, England. (1965)
Hauoli la Hanau to Zak!

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51 years ago, Bluesman Shawn Ellis Amos was born in New York, N.Y. (1967)
Hauoli la Hanau to The Reverend Shawn Amos!

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51 years ago, Vocalist Timothy S. Owens was born in Akron, Ohio. (1967)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ripper!

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51 years ago, Drummer Stephen Andrew Perkins was born in Los Angeles, California. (1967)
Hauoli la Hanau to Stephen Perkins!

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51 years ago, Trumpeter Sidney DeParis died in New York, N.Y. He was 62 years old. (1967)
He was born May 30, 1905 in Crawfordsville, Indiana.

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44 years ago, Rapper Keith Murray was born in Roosevelt, N.Y. (1974)
Hauoli la Hanau to Keith!

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41 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Fiona Apple Maggart was born in New York, N.Y. (1977)
Hauoli la Hanau to Fiona Apple!

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40 years ago, Rapper Kasseem Dean was born in The Bronx, N.Y. (1978)
Hauoli la Hanau to Swizz Beatz!

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39 years ago, Singer Geike Arnaert was born in Heuvelland, Belgium. (1979)
Hauoli la Hanau to Geike!

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38 years ago, Singer Michelle Nolan was born in Rockville Centre, N.Y. (1980)
Hauoli la Hanau to Michelle DaRosa!

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38 years ago, Guitarist Teppei Teranishi was born in Irvine, California. (1980)
Hauoli la Hanau to Teppei!

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34 years ago, Blues Singer Titus Turner died in Atlanta, Georgia. He was 51 years old. (1984)
He was born May 1, 1933 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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33 years ago, Guitarist Jake Sollo died in Anambra, Nigeria. (1985)
Nkem Okonkwo was born in Anambra, Nigeria.

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25 years ago, Guitarist Steve Jordan died in Alexandria, Virginia. He was 74 years old. (1993)
Steven Philip Jordan was born January 15, 1919 in New York, N.Y.

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24 years ago, Drummer John Stevens died of a heart attack in London, England. He was 54 years old. (1994)
John William Stevens was born June 10, 1940 in Brentford, England.

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22 years ago, Rapper 2Pac Shakur was murdered in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was 25 years old. (1996)
Lesane Parish Crooks was born June 16, 1971 in New York, N.Y.

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Christine, Phyllis and Dorothy McGuire

17 years ago, Singer/Actress Dotty McGuire died in Santa Monica, California. She was 84 years old. (2001)
Dorothy Hackett McGuire was born June 14, 1916 in Omaha, Nebraska.

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7 years ago, Activist/Writer/Musician Carl Oglesby died in Montclair, New Jersey. He was 76 years old. (2011)
He was born July 30, 1935 in Akron, Ohio.

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3 years ago, Guitarist Gary Richrath died in Peoria, Illinois. He was 65 years old. (2015)
Gary Dean Richrath was born October 18, 1949 in Peoria, Illinois.


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