BLUES WORLD presents:

eRIC's Blues Dates: January 1



Born on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlace
CAMRAS, MARVINfather of MAGNETIC tape 1916 CHICAGO, IL
COLEMAN, GARY "B.B."prod/ICHIBAN REC 1947 PARIS, TX
CUGAT, XAVIERrumba king! 1900 BARCELONA, SPAIN
GAILLARD, BULEE "SLIM"g/p/SLIM & SLAM 1916 SANTA CLARA, CUBA
GRANDMASTER FLASH [JOSEPH SADDLER] 1958 BARBADOS
JACKSON, JESSEauthor/MAHALIA JACKSON 1908 COLUMBUS, OH
JACKSON, MILTvibes 1923 DETROIT, MI
JOHNSON, SWANasax/PANAMA FRANCIS 1908 BOSTON, MA
KOMARAN, RAJAH V.BLUES-L MEMBER 1953 SINGAPORE, MALAYSIA
MCDONALD, JOE "COUNTRY"g/songw 1942 EL MONTE, CA
RILEY, JUDGE L.d/ARTHUR CRUDUP 1909 NEW ORLEANS, LA
ROCKMAN, JOEb/JEFF HEALEY BAND 1957 TORONTO, ONTARIO
SHELBY, BEAUg/CLAYTON LOVE 1962 INDIANOLO, MS
SMITH, GRACEv 1908 COLUMBIA, SC
STOKES, FRANKg/PARAMOUNT/VICTOR REC 1888 WHITEHAVEN, TN
YANCEY, MAMAp/JIMMY YANCEY 1896 CAIRO, IL
YOUNG, JOHNNYg/mand 1918 VICKSBURG, MS

Died on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlaceAge
CARP, JEFFhca/MUDDY WATERS 1973 PANAMA --
HAWKINS, TEDg/songw 1995 LOS ANGELES, CA 58
KORNER, ALEXISg/BLUES INCORPORATED 1984 LONDON, UK 55
MULLICAN, MOONp 1967 BEAUMONT, TX 57
RAM, BUCKprod/arr/songw/THE PLATTERS 1991 LAS VEGAS, NV 83
WILLIAMS, HANKg/songw 1953 OAK HILL, W. VA 29
ZIMMERLE, DIETEReditor: JAZZ PODIUM 1990 STUTTGART, GERMANY 73