August 27


106 years ago, Saxophonist Lester Willis Young was born in Woodville, Mississippi. (1909)
"Pres" died March 15, 1959 in New York, N.Y. He was 49 years old.

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99 years ago, Fiddler Wade Frugé was born in Eunice, Louisiana. (1916)
He died June 23, 1992 in Eunice, Louisiana. He was 75 years old.

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89 years ago, Musician Anthony John Crombie was born in London, England. (1925)
Tony Crombie died October 18, 1999 in Hampstead, North West London, England. He was 75 years old.

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89 years ago, Bluegrass Guitarist/Singer/Songwriter Carter Glen Stanley was born in Stratton, Virginia. (1925)
He died December 1, 1966 in Bristol, Tennessee. He was 41 years old.

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89 years ago, Oliver Vanetta Lynn, Jr. was born in Butcher Hollow, Kentucky. (1926)
Ollie "Doolittle" Lynn died August 22, 1996 in Hurricane Mills, Tenessee. He was 70 years old.

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89 years ago, Drummer Odie Payne was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1926)
He died March 1, 1989 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 62 years old.

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88 years ago, "The Godfather of the Music Industry" Morris Levy was born in New York, N.Y. (1927)
He died May 21, 1990 in Ghent, N.Y. He was 62 years old.

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88 years ago, Singer Jimmy Yves Newman was born in Big Mamou, Louisiana. (1927)
Jimmy "Cajun" Newman died June 21, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 85 years old.

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78 years ago, Banjoist James Dee Crowe was born in Lexington, Kentucky. (1937)
Hauoli la Hanau to J.D. Crowe!

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Alice and John Coltrane

78 years ago, Alice McLeod was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1937)
Alice Coltrane died January 12, 2007 in West Hills, California. She was 69 years old.

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78 years ago, Rocker Thomas Adrian Sands was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1937)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tommy Sands!

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Gary Green, Phil Shulman, Ray Shulman, Kerry Minnear, Derek Shulman and Martin Smith

78 years ago, Philip Arthur Shulman was born in Glasgow, Scotland. (1937)
Hauoli la Hanau to Phil Shulman!

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75 years ago, Accordionist Fernest Arceneaux was born in Lafayette, Louisiana. (1940)
"The New Prince of Accordion" died September 4, 2008 in Lafayette, Louisiana. He was 68 years old.

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75 years ago, Guitarist Warren Harding Sharrock was born in Ossining, New York. (1940)
Sonny Sharrock died of a heart attack May 25, 1994 in Ossining, New York. He was 53 years old.

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74 years ago, Singer Cesária Évora was born in Mindelo, Sao Vicente. (1941)
"The Barefoot Diva" died December 17, 2011 in Lisbon, Portugal. She was 70 years old.

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73 years ago, Keyboardist Daryl Dragon was born in Montgomery Alabama. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Captain!

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71 years ago, Bassist Tim Bogert was born in Richfield, New Jersey. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tim!

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69 years ago, Guitarist Roland Don Matthew Prince was born in St. Johns, Antigua. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Roland Prince!

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68 years ago, Barbara Goldbach was born in Queens, New York, N.Y. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Barbara Bach!

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67 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Ann Armstrong was born in Dallas, Texas. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ann!

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66 years ago, Guitarist Jeffrey A. Cook was born in Fort Payne, Alabama. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jeff Cook!

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

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62 years ago, William Borsay was born in Stamford, Connecticut. (1953)
Willy DeVille died August 6, 2009 in New York, N.Y. He was 55 years old.

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62 years ago, Guitarist Alex Lifeson of Rush was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Alex!

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62 years ago, Paul Reubens was born in Peekskill, N.Y. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Peewee Herman!

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59 years ago, Bassist Glenn Matlock was born in Paddington, England. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Glen!

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54 years ago, Gospel Singer Yolanda Yvette Adams was born in Houston, Texas. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Yolanda Adams!

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54 years ago, Jeffrey LeVasseur was born in Burbank, California. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jeffrey Steele!

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50 years ago, Guitarist Rez Abbasi was born in Karachi, Pakistan. (1965)
Hauoli la Hanau to Rez!

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48 years ago, Beatles Manager Brian Epstein died of a drug overdose in London, England. He was 32 years old. (1967)
He was born September 19, 1934 in Liverpool, England.

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46 years ago, Jason Farris Brown was born in Athens, Georgia. (1969)
Hauoli la Hanau to Colt Ford!

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45 years ago, Bassist Tony Ashwin Kanal was born in London, England. (1970)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tony Kanal!

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44 years ago, Pianist Lil Hardin Armstrong died of a heart attack in Chicago, Illinois. She was 73 years old. (1971)
Lillian Hardin was born February 3, 1898 in Memphis, Tennessee.

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40 years ago, Bluesman Hop Wilson died in Houston, Texas. He was 54 years old. (1975)
Hardin Wilson was born on April 27, 1921 in Grapeland, Texas.

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40 years ago, Ethiopian Emperor Haile I Selassie died in Addis Ababa, nearly a year after he was overthrown in a military coup. He was 83 years old. (1975)
The "Lion of Judah" Ras Tafari Makonnen was born July 23, 1892 in Ejersa Goro, Ethiopia.

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Photo by Eli Medellin

25 years ago, Guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan died in a helicopter crash near East Troy, Wisconsin. He was 35 years old. (1990)
He was born October 3, 1954 in Dallas, Texas.

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14 years ago, Guitarist Cal Collins died in Dillsboro, Indiana. (2001)
Calvin Collins was born May 5, 1933 in Medora, Indiana.

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8 years ago, Keyboardist Doug Riley died of a heart attack aboard a plane in Calgary, Canada. (2007)
"Doctor Music" was born April 24, 1945 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


August 26


112 years ago, Singer James Andrew Rushing was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (1903)
Jimmy Rushing died June 8, 1972 in New York, N.Y. He was 68 years old.

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110 years ago, Ernest Lawrence Fields was born in Nacogdoches, Texas. (1905)
Ernie Fields died May 11, 1997 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was 92 years old.

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91 years ago, Singer Frances Wayne was born in Boston, Massachussetts. (1924)
She died February 6, 1978 in Boston, Massachussetts. She was 53 years old.

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87 years ago, Vibraphonist Peter Appleyard was born in Cleethorpes, England. (1928)
Hauoli la Hanau to Peter!

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81 years ago, Bluesman Al Garrett was born in Memphis, Tennessee. (1934)
Hauoli la Hanau to Al!

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77 years ago, Drummer Brian John Duffy was born in Ilford, Essex, England. (1938)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jet Black!

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74 years ago, Drummer Christopher Crummey was born in Oldham, Lancashire, England. (1941)
Chris Curtis died February 8, 2005 in Liverpool, England. He was 63 years old.

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Photo copyright marc marnie

74 years ago, Drummer Clifford Osbourne Jarvis was born in Boston, Massachusetts. (1941)
Clifford Jarvis died November 26, 1999 in England. He was 58 years old.

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73 years ago, Entertainer Vic Dana was born in Buffalo, N.Y. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Vic!

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70 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Tobias Wood Henderson was born in New Iberia, Louisiana. (1945)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tobias!

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69 years ago, Soul Singer/Songwriter Valerie Simpson was born in The Bronx, N.Y. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Valerie!

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67 years ago, Robert Cowsill was born in Portsmouth, Virginia. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bob Cowsill!

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63 years ago, Guitarist William Rush was born in New Jersey. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Billy Rush!

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Matt Garrison, Gary Thomas, Brandford Marsalis, Jim Beard, John McLaughlin and Larry Coryell

55 years ago, Keyboardist Jim Beard was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1960)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jim!

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55 years ago, Saxophonist Branford Marsalis was born in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. (1960)
Hauoli la Hanau to Branford!

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54 years ago, Guitarist Jimmy Olander was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jimmy!

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Ben Mize, Adam Duritz, Charles Gillingham, Matt Malley, Dan Vickrey and David Bryson

49 years ago, Guitarist Daniel Vickrey of Counting Crows was born in Walnut Creek, California. (1966)
Hauoli la Hanau to Dan Vickrey!

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48 years ago, Drummer Adrian Samuel Young of No Doubt was born in Long Beach, California. (1967)
Hauoli la Hanau to Adrian Young!

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44 years ago, Singer Ariadna Thalía Sodi Miranda was born in Mexico City, Mexico. (1971)
Hauoli la Hanau to Thalía!

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38 years ago, Bluesman Cedric Burnside was born in Shelby County, Tennessee. (1978)
Hauoli la Hanau to Cedric Burnside!

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Grant Green and Jimmy Forrest

35 years ago, Saxophonist Jimmy Forrest died in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was 60 years old. (1980)
James Robert Forrest was born January 24, 1920 in St. Louis, Missouri.

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34 years ago, Guitarist Gary Lee Cox was born in Woodville, Texas. (1981)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gary Lee!

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(Left to Right) Woody Guthrie, Lee Hays, Millard Lampell and Pete Seeger

34 years ago, Folk Singer Lee Hays died in New York, N.Y. (1981)
Lee Elhardt Hays was born March 14, 1914 in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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23 years ago, Pianist Sammy Benskin died in Teaneck, New Jersey. He was 69 years old. (1992)
He was born September 27, 1922 in The Bronx, N.Y.

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23 years ago, Blues Professor Eddie Lusk died in Chicago, Illinois. He was 43 years old. (1992)
He was born September 21, 1948 in Chicago, Illinois.

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22 years ago, Zydeco Great Rockin Dopsie Sr. died in Opelousas, Louisiana. He was 61 years old. (1993)
Alton Jay Rubin was born February 10, 1932 in Carencro, Louisiana.

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(clockwise from far left - Smokey Robinson, Pete Moore, Ronnie White and Bobby Rogers)

20 years ago, Singer Ronnie White died in Detroit, Michigan. He was 57 years old. (1995)
Ronald White was born April 5, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan.

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15 years ago, Bassist Allen Woody died in Queens, N.Y. He was 43 years old. (2000)
Douglas Allen Woody was born October 2, 1956 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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12 years ago, Trombonist Wayne Andre died in New York, N. Y. He was 71 years old. (2003)
He was born November 17, 1931 in Manchester, Connecticut.

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11 years ago, Laura Branigan died of a brain aneurysm at her home in East Quogue, New York. She was 47 years old. (2004)
She was born July 3, 1957 in Brewster, New York.

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6 year ago, Songwriter Ellie Greenwich died in New York, N.Y. She was 68 years old. (2009)
She was born October 23, 1940 in New York, N.Y.


August 25

Tom Darby and Jimmie Tarlton

124 years ago, Guitarist/Singer Tom Darby was born in Columbus, Georgia. (1891)
He died August 20, 1971. He was 80 years old.

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114 years ago, Blues Ukulele Player Charlie Burse was born in Decatur, Alabama. (1901)
He died December 20, 1965 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 64 years old.

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100 years ago, "The First Lady of Latin Jazz" Graciela Grillo-Perez was born in Havana, Cuba. (1915)
She died April 6, 2010 in New York, N.Y. She was 94 years old.

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97 years ago, Leonard Bernstein was born in Lawrence, Massachussetts. (1918)
He died October 14, 1990 in New York, N.Y. He was 72 years old.

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97 years ago, Drummer Fred Kohlman was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1918)
Freddie Kohlman died September 29, 1990 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 72 years old.

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95 years ago, Bassist Leonard Gaskin was born in New York, N.Y. (1920)
Hauoli la Hanau to Leonard!

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90 years ago, Singer Carrie Louise Smith was born in Fort Gaines, Georgia. (1925)
Carrie Smith died May 20, 2012 in Englewood, New Jersey. She was 86 years old.

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87 years ago, Fiddler Jerry Rivers was born. (1928)
He died of cancer in Hermitage, Tennessee.

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Rune Gustafsson and Zoot Sims

82 years ago, Guitarist Rune Urban Gustafsson was born in Göteborg, Sweden. (1933)
Hauoli la Hanau to Rune Gustafsson!

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82 years ago, Saxophonist Wayne Shorter was born in Newark, New Jersey. (1933)
Hauoli la Hanau to Wayne!

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G G Shinn and Jerry LaCroix

76 years ago, Singer G G Shinn was born in Franklin, Louisiana. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to G G!

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75 years ago, Clarinetist Sándor Benkó was born in Budapest, Hungary. (1940)
Hauoli la Hanau to Sándor!

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74 years ago, Singer Lalomie Marion Washburn was born in Nebraska. (1941)
Lalomie Washburn died of cancer September 18, 2004 in Los Angeles, California. She was 63 years old.

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73 years ago, Bassist Michel Donato was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Michel!

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73 years ago, Singer Walter Williams of the O'Jays was born in Canton, Ohio. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Walter!

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71 years ago, Guitarist Pat Azzara was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Pat Martino!

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70 years ago, Singer Martha Carmen Josephine Hernandéz Rosario de Veléz was born in New York, N.Y. (1945)
Hauoli la Hanau to Martha Veléz!

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69 years ago, Bassist Karl Sevareid was born in Alexandria, Virginia. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Karl!

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Michael Jackson, Suzee Wendy Ikeda and Hal Davis

68 years ago, Singer Suzee Wendy Ikeda was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Suzee!

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68 years ago, Keyboardist Keith Graham Tippett was born in Bristol, England. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Keith Tippett!

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67 years ago, Guitarist Ledward Kaapana was born in Kalapana, Hawaii. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Led!

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67 years ago, Guitarist Nedward Kaapana was born in Kalapana, Hawaii. (1948)
He died April 3, 2015 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was 66 years old.

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The Original Box Tops: Bill Cunningham, Danny Smythe, Alex Chilton, Gary Talley and John Evans

67 years ago, Drummer Danny Smythe was born in Memphis Tennessee. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Danny!

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66 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Henry Paul III was born in Kingston, N.Y. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Henry Paul!

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65 years ago, Bassist Charles Fambrough was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1950)
Hauoli la Hanau to Charles!

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63 years ago, Geoffrey Downes was born in Stockport, Cheshire, England. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Geoff Downes!

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60 years ago, Declan Patrick McManus was born in Liverpool, England. (1955)
Hauoli la Hanau to Elvis Costello!

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57 years ago, Reggae Singer Oscar Hibbert was born in Kingston, Jamaica. (1958)
Junior Delgado died April 11, 2005 in London, England. He was 46 years old.

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54 years ago, Country Singer William Ray Cyrus was born in Flatwoods, Kentucky. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Billy Ray Cyrus!

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53 years ago, Guitarist Vivian Patrick Campbell was born in Northern Ireland. (1962)
Hauoli la Hanau to Vivian Campbell!

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50 years ago, Rocker Mia K. Zapata was born in Louisville, Kentucky. (1965)
She was brutally murdered July 7, 1993 in Seattle, Washington. She was 27 years old.

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48 years ago, Bluesman Troy Jerome Turner was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (1967)
Hauoli la Hanau to Troy Turner!

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48 years ago, Jeffrey Scot Tweedy was born in Belleville, Illinois. (1967)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jeff Tweedy!

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45 years ago, Country Singer Jo Dee Messina was born in Framingham, Massachussetts. (1970)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jo Dee!

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44 years ago, Country Singer Brice Long was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. (1971)
Hauoli la Hanau to Brice!

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44 years ago, Popular Bandleader Ted Lewis died in New York, N.Y. He was 79 years old. (1971)
Theodore Leopold Friedman was born June 6, 1892 in Circleville, Ohio.

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41 years ago, Accordionist Gus Viseur died in Paris, France. He was 59 years old. (1974)
Gustave-Joseph Viseur was born August 15, 1915 in Paris, France.

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39 years ago, Bluesman Castro Coleman was born in McComb, Mississippi. (1976)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mr. Sipp!

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36 years ago, Singer Ray Eberle died in Douglasville, Georgia. He was 60 years old. (1979)
Raymond Eberle was born January 19, 1919 in Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

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36 years ago, Band Leader Stan Kenton died in Los Angeles, California. He was 67 years old. (1979)
Stanley Newcomb Kenton was born December 15, 1911 in Wichita, Kansas.

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28 years ago, Singer Amy Macdonald was born in Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland. (1987)
Hauoli la Hanau to Amy!

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15 years ago, Fiddler Cliff Bruner died in Houston, Texas. He was 85 years old. (2000)
He was born April 25, 1915 in Houston, Texas.

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15 years ago, Jack Nitzsche died of cardiac arrest in Hollywood, California. He was 63 years old. (2000)
Bernard Nitzsche was born April 22, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois.

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7 years ago, Bluesman Curtis Tillman died in Los Angeles, California. He was 80 years old. (2008)
He was born August 5, 1926 in New Orleans, Louisiana.


August 24


125 years ago, Legendary Hawaiian Athlete Duke Paoa Kahanamoku was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. (1890)
Duke Kahanamoku died January 22, 1968 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was 77 years old.

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112 years ago, Pianist Claude Driskett Hopkins was born in Alexandria, Virginia. (1903)
Claude Hopkins died February 19, 1984 in New York, N.Y. He was 80 years old.

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112 years ago, Singer Ruby Smith was born in New York, N.Y. (1903)
She died March 24, 1977 in Anaheim California. She was 73 years old.

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111 years ago, Saxophonist Buster Smith was born in Ennis, Texas. (1904)
He died August 10, 1991 in Dallas, Texas. He was 86 years old.

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110 years ago, Bluesman Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup was born in Forest, Mississppi. (1905)
He died March 28, 1974 in Nassawaddox, Virginia. He was 68 years old.

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100 years ago, "Mr. Blues" Wynonie Harris was born in Omaha, Nebraska. (1915)
"Mr. Blues" died of throat cancer June 14, 1969 in Los Angeles, California. He was 53 years old.

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97 years ago, Pianist Harry Van Walls was born in Millersville, Kentucky. (1918)
Vann "The Piano Man" Walls died February 24, 1999 in Montreal, Canada. He was 80 years old.

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96 years ago, Blues Singer Mabel Franklin was born in Houston, Texas. (1919)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mabel! (if you're still out there)

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Arthur Ferrante and Louis Teicher

91 years ago, Pianist Louis Teicher was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. (1924)
He died August 3, 2008 in Highlands, N.C. He was 83 years old.

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77 years ago, Rocker David Freiberg was born in Boston, Massachussetts. (1938)
Hauoli la Hanau to David!

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77 years ago, Guitarist Mason Williams was born in Abilene, Texas. (1938)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mason!

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74 years ago, Guitarist Elliott Ingber was born in Los Angeles, California. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Winged Eel Fingerling!

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Kenny Seymour, Clarence Collins, Tracy Lord, Nat Rogers, Sam Strain, Ernest Wright, Jr. and Little Anthony

74 years ago, Singer Ernest Wright, Jr. was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ernest!

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George Chambers, Brian Keenan, Willie Chambers, Joseph Chambers and Lester Chambers

73 years ago, Singer Joseph Chambers was born in Scott County, Mississippi. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Joseph!

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73 years ago, Rockabilly Star Carl Mann was born in Huntingdon, Tennessee. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Carl!

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73 years ago, Singer Jimmy Soul was born in Weldon, N.C. (1942)
He died of a heart attack June 25, 1988 in New York, N.Y. He was 45 years old.

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73 years ago, Singer Marshall Donald Thompson was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1942)
Hauoli la Hanau to Marshall Thompson!

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72 years ago, Quicksilver Messenger Service Guitarist John Cipollina was born in Berkeley, California. (1943)
He died May 29, 1989 from a lifelong respiratory ailment. He was 45 years old.

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72 years ago, Pianist Bob Sedergreen was born in Akko, Palestine. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bob!

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70 years ago, Guitarist Ken Hensley was born in Hertforshire, England. (1945)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ken!

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67 years ago, Musician Jean-Michel Jarre was born in Lyons, France. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jean-Michel!

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64 years ago, Percussionist Mireille Bauer was born in Alsace, France. (1951)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mireille!

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64 years ago, Singer Jimmy Farrar was born in Jacksonville, Florida. (1951)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jimmy!

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63 years ago, Singer/Guitarist John Cowan was born in Evansville, Indiana. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to John!

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62 years ago, Saxophonist Ron Holloway was born in Washington, D.C. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ron!

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60 years ago, Jeffrey Daniel was born in Los Angeles, California. (1955)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jeffrey!

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56 years ago, Bassist Malcolm Creese was born in London, England. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Malcolm!

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56 years ago, Guitarist Buster B. Jones was born in Ames, Iowa. (1959)
He died February 2, 2009 in Ames, Iowa. He was 49 years old.

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55 years ago, Bassist John Koko of The Makaha Sons was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. (1960)
He died June 26, 2012 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was 51 years old.

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54 years ago, Bassist Mark Bedfored was born in Islington, London, England. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bedders!

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51 years ago, Bassist Oteil Burbridge was born in Washington, D.C. (1964)
Hauoli la Hanau to Oteil!

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Kristyn, Kelsi and Kassidy Osborn

45 years ago, Country Singer Kristyn Robyn Osborn was born in West Valley City, Utah. (1970)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kristyn!

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43 years ago, Tenor Saxophonist Don Byas died in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He was 59 years old. (1972)
Carlos Wesley Byas was born October 21, 1912 in Muskogee, Oklahoma.

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37 years ago, Trumpeter Louis Prima died in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 66 years old. (1978)
He was born December 7, 1911 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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34 years ago, Trumpeter Bill Coleman died in Tolouse, France. He was 77 years old. (1981)
William Johnson Coleman was born August 4, 1904 in Paris, Kentucky.

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27 years ago, Country Musician/DJ Nat Stuckey died. He was 53 years old. (1988)
He was born December 17, 1934 in Cass County, Texas.

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

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23 years ago, Drummer Larrie Londin died in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 48 years old. (1992)
He was born October 15, 1943 in Norfolk, Virginia.

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21 years ago, Sonny Chillingworth died in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was 62 years old. (1994)
Edwin Bradfield Liloa Chillingworth, Jr. was born July 14, 1932 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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18 years ago, Pianist Tete Montoliu died in Barcelona, Spain. He was 64 years old. (1997)
Vincente Montoliu was born March 28, 1933 in Barcelona, Spain.

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11 years ago, Saxophonist Noble "Thin Man" Watts died in DeLand, Florida. He was 78 years old. (2004)
He was born February 17, 1926 in Deland, Florida.

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Hal and Herbie Kalin

10 years ago, Hal Kalin of the The Kalin Twins died on August 24, 2005 in Cheverly, Maryland. He was 71 years old. (2005)
Harold and Herbert were born February 16, 1934 in Port Jervis, N.Y.
Herbie Kalin died July 21, 2006 in Waldorf, Maryland. He was 72 years old.

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10 years ago, Bassist Jimmy Trapp died in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was 52 years old. (2005)
He was born October 24, 1952 in Newport Beach, California

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6 years ago, Saxophonist/Clarinetist Joe Maneri died in Boston, Massachussetts. He was 82 years old. (2009)
Joseph Gabriel Esther Maneri was born February 9,1927 in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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Smokey Robinson and Esther Gordy Edwards

4 years ago, Esther Gordy Edwards died in Detroit, Michigan. She was 91 years old. (2011)
She was born April 25, 1920 in Oconee County, Georgia.


August 23


102 years ago, Singer George Robert Crosby was born in Spokane, Washington. (1913)
Bob Crosby died March 9, 1993 in La Jolla, California. He was 79 years old.

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Machito and Graciela

100 years ago, Singer Graciela Pérez Gutiérrez was born in Havana, Cuba. (1915)
Graciela died April 7, 2010 in New York, N.Y. She was 94 years old.

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98 years ago, Western Swing Performer Sol Williams was born in Ramsey, Illinois. (1917)
Tex Williams died of lung cancer October 11, 1985 in Newhall, California. He was 68 years old.

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91 years ago, Singer/Composer Sister Wynona Carr was born in Cleveland, Ohio. (1924)
She died May 12, 1976 in Cleveland, Ohio. She was 51 years old.

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88 years ago, Pianist Martial Solal was born in Algiers, North Africa. (1927)
Hauoli la Hanau to Martial!

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83 years ago, Rockabilly Great Jack Earls was born in Woodbury, Tennessee. (1932)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jack!

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81 years ago, Trombonist Raul DeSouza was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (1934)
Hauoli la Hanau to Raul!

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79 years ago, Singer Rudy Lewis was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1936)
He died of a suspected drug overdose May 20, 1964 in New York, N.Y. He was 27 years old.

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78 years ago, Guitarist James Clifford Dempsey was born in Atlanta, Georgia. (1937)
Hauoli la Hanau to Little Jimmy Dempsey!

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78 years ago, Drummer Jesse Green was born in Delhi, Louisiana. (1937)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jesse!

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78 years ago, Guitarist Nathen Page was born in Leetown, West Virginia. (1937)
He died March 8, 2003 in Bradenton, Florida. He was 66 years old.

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74 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Jim Ford was born in Johnson County, Kentucky. (1941)
He died November 18, 2007 in Fort Bragg, N.C. He was 66 years old.

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70 years ago, Singer Rita Pavone was born in Turin, Italy. (1945)
Hauoli la Hanau to Rita!

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68 years ago, Country Singer Rex Allen, Jr. was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Rex!

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68 years ago, Who Drummer Keith Moon was born in Wembley, London, England. (1947)
He died of a sleeping pills overdose September 7, 1978 in London, England.

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68 years ago, Guitarist Terje Rypdal was born in Oslo, Norway. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Terje!

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68 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Linda Thompson was born in London, England. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Linda!

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66 years ago, Pop Star Woody Paul Chrisman was born in Nashville, Tennessee. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Woody Paul!

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66 years ago, Pop Star Richard Springthorpe was born in Sydney, Australia. (1949)
Hauoli la Hanau to Rick Springfield!

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64 years ago, Pop Singer Jimi Jamison was born in Mississippi. (1951)
He died August 31, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 63 years old.

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Photo By Steve Stoddard

64 years ago, Guitarist/Singer Peter Julian Laffy was born in East Melbourne, Australia. (1951)
Peter Laffy died February 15, 2011 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was 59 years old.

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63 years ago, Bluesman Dalton Reed was born in Cade, Louisiana. (1952)
He died of heart failure September 24, 1994 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was 42 years old.

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62 years ago, Saxophonist Robert Michael Watson, Jr. was born in Lawrence, Kansas. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bobby Watson!

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56 years ago, Bassist Bruno Chevillon was born in France. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Bruno!

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55 years ago, Songwriter Oscar Hammerstein II died in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. He was 65 years old. (1960)
He was born July 12, 1895 in New York, N.Y.

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53 years ago, Emilio Navaira III was born in San Antonio, Texas. (1962)
Hauoli la Hanau to Emilio!

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53 years ago, Guitarist/Actor "Hoot" Gibson died in Woodland Hills, California. He was 70 years old. (1962)
Edmund Richard Gibson was born August 6, 1892 in Tekamah, Nebraska.

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52 years ago, Bandleader Glen Gray died in Plymouth, Massachussetts. He was 57 years old. (1963)
He was born June 7, 1906 in Roanoke, Illinois.

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45 years ago, Pianist Brad Mehldau was born in Florida. (1970)
Hauoli la Hanau to Brad!

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43 years ago, Trumpeter Stephen Bradley was born in Richmond, California. (1972)
Hauoli la Hanau to Stephen!

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38 years ago, Shelly Fairchild was born in Jackson, Mississippi. (1977)
Hauoli la Hanau to Shelly!

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King Sisters from left, Alyce, Marilyn, Yvonne and Luise

19 years ago, Singer Alyce King died in Sandy, Utah. She was 81 years old. (1996)
Alyce King Griggs was born during 1915 in Payson, Arizona.

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14 years ago, Pianist Frank Emilio Flynn died in Havana, Cuba. He was 80 years old. (2001)
He was born April 13, 1921 in Havana, Cuba.

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9 years ago, Trumpeter Maynard Ferguson died in Ventura, California. He was 78 years old. (2006)
Walter Ferguson was born May 4, 1928 in Verdun, Quebec, Canada.

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3 years ago, Saxophonist Byard Lancaster died in Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania. He was 70 years old. (2012)
William Byard Lancaster was born August 6, 1942 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


August 22

Igor Stravinsky and Claude Debussy

153 years ago, Composer Claude Debussy was born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France. (1862)
He died March 25, 1918 in Paris, France. He was 56 years old.

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Son Sims and Muddy Waters

125 years ago, Bluesman Henry "Son" Sims was born in Anguilla, Mississippi. (1890)
He died December 23, 1958 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 68 years old.

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105 years ago, Singer Addie Spivey was born in Houston, Texas. (1910)
She died during 1943 in Detroit, Michigan.

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Blind Willie McTell and Kate McTell

104 years ago, Blueswoman Ruth Kate Williams was born in Savannah, Georgia. (1911)
Kate McTell died October 3, 1991 in Georgia. She was 80 years old.

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99 years ago, Pianist Alphonso Thompson was born in Centreville, Mississippi. (1916)
Sonny Thompson died August 11, 1989 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 73 years old.

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98 years ago, Saxophonist Theodore Richard Goddard was born in Everett, Massachusetts. (1917)
Ted Goddard died during the summer of 1988. He was 71 years old.

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98 years ago, Bluesman John Lee Hooker was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi. (1917)
He died June 21, 2001 at home in Los Altos, California. He was 83 years old.

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95 years ago, Author Ray Douglas Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois. (1920)
Ray Bradbury died June 5, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. He was 92 years old.

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92 years ago, Bluesman Edward P. Harris was born in Leasburg, N.C. (1923)
Carolina Slim died of heart attack October 22, 1953 in Newark, N.J. He was 30 years old.

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91 years ago, Space Age Pop Composer Robert Lamar Thompson was born in San Jose, California. (1924)
Bob Thompson died May 21, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. He was 88 years old.

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Bob Flanigan, Don Barbour, Ross Barbour and Hal Kratzsch

89 years ago, Singer Bob Flanigan was born in Greencastle, Indiana. (1926)
He died May 15, 2011 in Las Vagas, Nevada. He was 84 years old.

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87 years ago, Composer Karlheinz Stockhausen was born in Mödrath, Germany. (1928)
He died December 7, 2007 in Kuerten-Kettenberg, Germany. He was 79 years old.

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Rolf Billberg and Lars Gullin

85 years ago, Saxophonist Rolf Gunnar Billberg was born in Lund, Sweden. (1930)
Rolf Billberg died August 17, 1966 in Käringön, Gothenburg, Sweden. He was 35 years old.

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Roscoe Shelton and Earl Gaines

84 years ago, Singer Roscoe Shelton was born in Lynchburg, Tennessee. (1931)
Hauoli la Hana to Roscoe!

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79 years ago, the "Godfather of Go-Go" Chuck Brown was born in Gaston, North Carolina. (1936
He died May 16, 2012 in Washington, D.C. He was 75 years old.

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79 years ago, Rockabilly Star Delmar Allen Hawkins was born in Goldmine, Louisiana. (1936)
Dale Hawkins died February 13, 2010 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was 73 years old.

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79 years ago, Drummer Lex Humphries was born in New York, N.Y. (1936)
He died July 11, 1994 in New York, N.Y. He was 57 years old.

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78 years ago, Bassist Malachi Favors Maghostus was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1937)
Hauoli la Hanau to Malachi!

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Carlo Mastrangelo, Fred Milano, Dion DiMucci and Angelo D'Aleo

76 years ago, Singer Fred Milano was born in New York, N.Y. (1939)
He died January 1, 2011 in New York, N.Y. He was 72 years old.

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74 years ago, Drummer Howard Grimes was born in Memphis, Tennessee. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Howard!

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70 years ago, Bubble Gum Singer Ron Dante was born in Staten Island, N.Y. (1945)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ron!

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69 years ago, Singer Kim Parker was born in New York, N.Y. (1946)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kim!

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68 years ago, Singer Donna Jean Godchaux was born in San Francisco, California. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Donna Godchaux!

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67 years ago, Guitarist David Lee Marks was born in Los Angeles, California. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to David Lee!

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67 years ago, Singer/Songwriter Sam Neely was born in Cuero, Texas. (1948)
Hauoli la Hanau to Sam!

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67 years ago, Poet Robert Franklin Feaster was born in New York, N.Y. (1948)
Sekou Sundiata died July 18, 2007 in New York, N.Y. He was 58 years old.

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63 years ago, Blueswoman Debbie Davies was born in Los Angeles, California. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Debbie!

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63 years ago, Guitarist Peter Laughner was born in Cleveland, Ohio. (1952)
He died June 22, 1977 in Bay Village, Ohio. He was 24 years old.

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63 years ago, Singer Hociel Thomas died in Oakland, California. She was 48 years old. (1952)
She was born July 10, 1904 in Houston, Texas.

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59 years ago, Guitarist Claude Barthélémy was born in Saint Denis, France. (1956)
Hauoli la Hanau to Claude!

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58 years ago, Country Singer Holly Dunn was born in San Antonio, Texas. (1957)
Hauoli la Hanau to Holly!

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58 years ago, Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist Duane Jarvis was born in Astoria, Oregon. (1957)
He died April 1, 2009 in Marina del Rey, California. He was 51 years old.

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57 years ago, Pop Star Ian Mitchell was born in Downpatrick, Ireland. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ian!

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57 years ago, Guitarist Vernon Reid was born in London, England. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Vernon!

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56 years ago, Trumpeter Eric Boeren was born in Ulicoten, Holland. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Eric!

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56 years ago, Country Singer Ricky Lynn Greg was born in Henderson, Texas. (1959)
Hauoli la Hanau to Ricky Lynn!

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55 years ago, Country Singer Floyd Collin Wray was born in DeQueen, Arkansas. (1960)
Hauoli la Hanau to Collin Wray!

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54 years ago, Singer Roland Jaime Orzabal de la Quintana was born in Portsmouth, England. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Roland Orzabal!

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54 years ago, Drummer Deborah Mary Peterson was born in Northridge, California. (1961)
Hauoli la Hanau to Debbi Peterson!

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53 years ago, Guitarist Gary Lee Connor was born in Fort Irwin, California. (1962)
Hauoli la Hanau to Gary Lee!

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52 years ago, Singer Myra Ellen Amos was born in Newton, North Carolina. (1963)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tori Amos!

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52 years ago, Singer James Curtis DeBarge was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. (1963)
Hauoli la Hanau to James DeBarge!

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52 years ago, Country Singer Mila Mason was born in Dawson Springs, Kentucky. (1963)
Hauoli la Hanau to Mila!

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46 years ago, Guitarist John Raptis was born in Athens Greece. (1969)
Hauoli la Hanau to John!

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37 years ago, Guitarist Robert Levon Been was born in Felton, California. (1978)
Hauoli la Hanau to Robert Levon!

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36 years ago, Bluesman John Lee Granderson died in Chicago, Illinois. He was 66 years old. (1979)
He was born April 11, 1913 in Ellendale, Tennessee.

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28 years ago, Pianist Leonard "Baby Doo" Caston died in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was 70 years old. (1987)
Leonard Caston was born June 2, 1917 in Sumrall, Mississippi.

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25 years ago, Bluesman "Boogie Bill" Webb died in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 66 years old. (1990)
Bill Webb was born March 24, 1924 in Jackson, Mississippi.

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19 years ago, Ollie "Doolittle" Lynn died in Hurricane Mills, Tenessee. He was 70 years old. (1996)
Oliver Vanetta Lynn, Jr. was born August 27, 1926 in Butcher Hollow, Kentucky.

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12 years ago, "The Architect of Honky Tonk" Floyd Tillman died in Bacliff, Texas. He was 88 years old. (2003)
He was born December 8, 1914 in Ryan, Oklahoma.

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9 years ago, Drummer Bruce Gary died in Los Angeles, California. He was 55 years old. (2006)
He was born April 7, 1952 in Burbank, California.

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8 years ago, Drummer Masahiko Togashi died in Kanagawa, Japan. He was 67 years old. (2007)
He was born March 22, 1941 in Tokyo, Japan.

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Tony Sandler and Ralph Young

7 years ago, Singer Ralph Young died in Palm Springs, California. He was 90 years old. (2008)
He was born July 1, 1918 in The Bronx, N.Y.

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4 years ago, Soul Singer/Songwriter Nickolas Ashford died in New York, N.Y. He was 69 years old. (2011)
He was born May 4, 1942 in Fairfield, SC.

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Jerry Lieber, Elvis Presley and Mike Stoller

4 years ago, Songwriter Jerry Lieber died in Los Angeles, California. He was 78 years old. (2011)
He was born April 25, 1933 in Baltimore, Maryland.


August 21


111 years ago, William Allen Basie was born in Red Bank, New Jersey. (1904)
Count Basie died April 26, 1984 in Hollywood, Florida. He was 79 years old.

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98 years ago, Bassist Rodney Richardson was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1917)
He died October 29, 2005 in Modesto, California. He was 88 years old.

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95 years ago, Singer Savannah Valentine was born in Colfax, Louisiana. (1920)
Savannah Churchill died April 19, 1974 in Brooklyn, N.Y. from injuries sustained 18 years earlier when a drunk fell on top of her from a club balcony.

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94 years ago, Trumpeter Uan Rasey was born in Glasgow, Montana. (1921)
He died September 26, 2011 in Woodland Hills, California. He was 90 years old.

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91 years ago, Gospel Singer Clara Ward was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1924)
She died January 16, 1973 in Los Angeles, California. She was 48 years old.

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89 years ago, Singer Caroline Leigh was born in New York, N.Y. (1926)
Hauoli la Hanau to Caroline!

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Addison Farmer and Donald Byrd

87 years ago, Bassist Addison Gerald Farmer was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa. (1928)
Addison Farmer died February 20, 1963 in New York, N.Y. He was 34 years old.

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87 years ago, Trumpeter Arthur Stewart Farmer was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa. (1928)
Art Farmer died October 4, 1999 in New York, N.Y. He was 71 years old.

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78 years ago, Cajun Musician Classie Ballou, Jr. was born in Elton, Louisiana. (1937)
Hauoli la Hanau to Classie!

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77 years ago, Pop Singer Kenny Rogers was born in Houston, Texas. (1938)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kenny!

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76 years ago, Guitarist James Burton was born in Minden, Louisiana. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to James!

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76 years ago, Bluesman Ernest Johnson was born in Four Mile, Mississippi. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Elmore James, Jr.!

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Don Reid, Harold Reid, Jimmy Fortune and Phil Balsley

76 years ago, Singer Harold Reid was born in Augusta County, Virginia. (1939)
Hauoli la Hanau to Harold!

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75 years ago, Bluesman Jesse Anderson was born in Paris, Arkansas. (1940)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jesse!

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74 years ago, Keyboardist Tom Coster was born in Detroit, Michigan. (1941)
Hauoli la Hanau to Tom!

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72 years ago, Drummer George Rains was born in Fort Worth, Texas. (1943)
Hauoli la Hanau to George!

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71 years ago, Singer Sharon Lee Myers was born in Hazel, Kentucky. (1944)
Hauoli la Hanau to Jackie DeShannon!

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68 years ago, Luthier Travis Bean was born in San Fernando, California. (1947)
He died July 10, 2011 in Burbank, California. He was 63 years old.

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Dennis Tufano and Carl Giammarese

68 years ago, Guitarist Carl Giammarese was born in Chicago, Illinois. (1947)
Hauoli la Hanau to Carl!

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66 years ago, Trumpeter/Composer Malachi Richard Thompson was born in Princeton, Kentucky. (1949)
Malachi Thompson died July 16, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 56 years old.

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63 years ago, Bassist Glenn Hughes was born in Cannock, Staffordshire, England. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Glenn!

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63 years ago, Singer John Graham Mellor was born in Ankara, Turkey. (1952)
Joe Strummer of The Clash died December 22, 2002 at his western England home. He was 50 years old.

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63 years ago, Guitarist Richard Zito was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. (1952)
Hauoli la Hanau to Richie Zito!

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62 years ago, Baritone Saxophonist Doug James was born in Turlock, California. (1953)
Hauoli la Hanau to Doug!

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61 years ago, Guitarist Nick Kane was born in Jerusalem, Georgia. (1954)
Hauoli la Hanau to Nick!

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61 years ago, Drummer Steve Smith was born in Brockton, Massachussetts. (1954)
Hauoli la Hanau to Steve!

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57 years ago, Singer Kim Sledge was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (1958)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kim!

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55 years ago, Saxophonist Peter Apfelbaum was born in Berkeley, California. (1960)
Hauoli la Hanau to Peter!

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50 years ago, Drummer Leon Parker was born in White Plains, N.Y. (1965)
Hauoli la Hanau to Leon!

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45 years ago, Trumpeter Marlon Jordan was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. (1970)
Hauoli la Hanau to Marlon!

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42 years ago, Trombonist Bill Harris died in Hallandale, Florida. He was 56 years old. (1973)
Willard Palmer Harris was born October 28, 1916 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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38 years ago, Guitarist Matt Schofield was born in Manchester, England. (1977)
Hauoli la Hanau to Matt!

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38 years ago, Bluesman Tarheel Slim died in the Bronx, New York. He was 53 years old. (1977)
Alden Bunn was born September 24, 1924 in Wilson, North Carolina.

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27 years ago, Singer Kacey Lee Musgraves was born in Mineola, Texas. (1988)
Hauoli la Hanau to Kacey Musgraves

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12 years ago, Wesley Willis died in Chicago, Illinois. He was 40 years old. (2003)
He was born May 31, 1963 in Chicago, Illinois.

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10 years ago, Synthesizer Inventor Robert Moog died of a brain tumor in Asheville, N.C. He was 71 years old. (2005)
He was born May 23, 1934 in New York, N.Y.

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10 years ago, The “Incomparable” Sterling Harrison died in Richmond, Virginia. He was 65 years old. (2005)
Sterling E. Harrison was born during 1941 in Richmond, Virginia.

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9 years ago, Singer/Guitarist Buck Page died in Burbank, California. He was 84 years old. (2006)
He was born June 18, 1922 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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7 years ago, Drummer Buddy Harman died in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 78 years old. (2008)
Murray M. Harman Jr. was born December 23, 1928 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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2 years ago, Producer Sid Bernstein died in New York, N.Y. He was 95 years old. (2013)
He was born August 12, 1918 in New York, N.Y.


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