July 27


99 years ago, Saxophonist Elbert Williams was born in Cleveland, Ohio. (1916)
Skippy Williams died February 28, 1994 in Cleveland, Ohio. He was 77 years old.

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98 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

95 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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93 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

93 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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88 years ago, Folk Singer Guy Hughes Carawan, Jr. was born in Los Angeles, California. (1927)
Guy Carawan died May 2, 2015 in New Market, Tennessee. He was 87 years old.

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85 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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85 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

82 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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78 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, Singer Mary Love was born in Sacramento, California. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mary!

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

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

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

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

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66 years ago, Musician David Muse was born in Rome, Georgia. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to David!

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65 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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64 years ago, Drummer Gregory Tristan Imboden was born in Orange County, California. (1951)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tris Imboden!

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

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

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

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

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

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52 years ago, Bassist Karl Mueller was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (1963)
He died June 17, 2005 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was 42 years old.

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

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

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

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42 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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41 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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38 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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33 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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31 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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25 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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25 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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16 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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14 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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12 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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6 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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3 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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2 years 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


101 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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98 years ago, Singer Alberta Adams was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. (1917)
She died December 25, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. She was 97 years old.

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93 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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86 years ago, Drummer Charles Lawrence Persip was born in Morristown, New Jersey. (1929)
Hauoli la Hanau to Charli Persip!

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

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82 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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77 years ago, Pianist Jo Anne Grogan was born in Ventura, California. (1938)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joanne Brackeen!

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77 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

77 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

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

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75 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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74 years ago, Singer Alfred Jesse Smith was born in Shreveport, Louisiana. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Brenton Wood!

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73 years ago, Drummer Popsy Dixon was born in Norfolk, Virginia. (1942)
He died January 9, 2015 in Richmond, Virginia. He was 72 years old.

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Brian Jones and Mick Jagger

72 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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72 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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72 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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70 years ago, Singer/Model Betty O. Mabry was born in Durham, North Carolina. (1945)
Hauoli la Hanau to Betty Davis!

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66 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

65 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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60 years ago, Saxophonist Kevin Harris was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1955)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kevin!

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

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

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

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43 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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25 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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23 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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20 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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13 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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9 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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8 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

5 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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5 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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4 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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4 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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2 years 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


121 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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120 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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118 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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108 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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100 years ago, Guitarist Gene Phillips was born in St. Louis, Missouri. (1915)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gene!

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

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81 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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78 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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77 years ago, Bassist Gunter Lenz was born in Frankfurt, Germany. (1938)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gunter!

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74 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

72 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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72 years ago, Drummer James Stanley McCarty was born in Liverpool, England. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jim McCarty!

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67 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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65 years ago, Bassist Mark Clarke was born in Liverpool, England. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mark!

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64 years ago, Singer Cornelia Jacoba Witteman was born in Voorburg, The Netherlands. (1951)
Hauoli la Hanau to Vanessa!

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

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

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

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53 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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51 years ago, Songwriter Paul Ryan was born in Liverpool, England. (1964)
Hauoli la Hanau to Paul!

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

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49 years ago, Musician/Writer Maureen Herman was born in Libertyville, Illinois. (1966)
Hauoli la Hanau to Maureen!

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48 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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45 years ago, Drummer Brian Blade was born in Shreveport, Louisiana. (1970)
Hauoli la Hanau to Brian!

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31 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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30 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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13 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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12 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

10 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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7 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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2 years 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


96 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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94 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

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

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

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

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81 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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79 years ago, Country Singer/Songwriter Max D. Barnes was born in Hardscratch, Iowa. (1936)
Hauoli la Hanau to Max!

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

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

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

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73 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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73 years ago, Bluesman Maurice Rodgers was born in East Chicago, Illinois. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mighty Mo Rodgers!

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71 years ago, James Armstrong was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jim Armstrong!

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

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64 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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62 years ago, Trumpeter Jonathan Faddis was born in Oakland, California. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jon Faddis!

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62 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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58 years ago, Pamela Yvonne Tillis was born in Plant City, Florida. (1957)
Hauoli la Hanau to Pam Tillis!

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57 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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56 years ago, Drummer Barry Romberg was born in Canada. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Barry!

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

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47 years ago, Nervous Norvus died of liver cirrhosis July 24, 1968 in Alameda, California. He was 56 years old. (1968)
Jimmy Drake was born March 24, 1912 in Memphis, Tennessee.

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46 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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43 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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41 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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39 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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35 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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31 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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29 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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28 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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20 years ago, Singer Jerry Lordan died in Shropshire, England. He was 61 years old. (1995)
Jeremiah Patrick Lordan was born April 30, 1934 in Paddington, London, England.

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20 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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17 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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4 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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3 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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3 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.


July 23


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Curtis Williams, Cleve Duncan, Dexter Tisby and Bruce Tate

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

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81 years ago, Saxophonist Steven Morman Lackritz was born in New York, N.Y. (1934)
Steve Lacy died June 4, 2004 in New York, N.Y. He was 69 years old.

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75 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Eddie Rae White was born in Hopewell, Alabama. (1940)
Johnny Darrell died October 7, 1997 in Kennesaw, Georgia.

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

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

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Charles Ables, Shirley Horn, Buck Hill and Steve Williams

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


July 22


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

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Dan Rowan and Dick Martin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Veronica Bennet, Nedra Talley and Estelle Bennet

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Amy Ray and Emily Saliers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Country Singer Daron Norwood died in Hereford, Texas. He was 49 years old. (2015)
He was born September 30, 1965 in Lubbock, Texas.


July 21


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

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

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Dave Specter and Floyd McDaniel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Sammy Davis, Jr. and Kaye Stevens

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

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

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76 years ago, Kim Vincent Fowley was born in Los Angeles, California. (1939)
Kim Fowley died January 15, 2015 in West Hollywood, California. He was 75 years old.

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

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

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Lionel Morton, Fritz Fryer, Mike Wilsher and Alan Buck

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

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69 years ago, Drummer Jan Barry Whitwam was born in Manchester, England. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bean!

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

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

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

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64 years ago, Comedian Robin Williams was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1951)
He died August 11, 2014 in Tiburon, California. He was 63 years old.

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

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60 years ago, Bassist Howard Norman Epstein was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (1955)
Howie Epstein died February 23, 2003 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He was 47 years old.

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

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

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53 years ago, Guitarist Jim Martin was born in Oakland, California. (1962)
Hauoli la Hanau to Big Jim Martin!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Napolian Strickland, Bernice Turner Prather and Othar Turner

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

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

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Hal and Herbie Kalin

9 years ago, Herbie Kalin died in Waldorf, Maryland. He was 72 years old. (2006)
Hal Kalin of the The Kalin Twins died on August 24, 2005 in Cheverly, Maryland. He was 71 years old. Harold and Herbert were born February 16, 1934 in Port Jervis, N.Y.

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


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