BLUES WORLD presents:

eRIC's Blues Dates: January 23



Born on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlace
ABRAMS, RAYtsax/PAUL GAYTEN 1920 NEW YORK CITY, NY
BECKETT, FREDtbn/LIONEL HAMPTON 1917 NELLERTON, MS
BLAKE, JERRYtsax/LUCKY MILLINDER 1908 GARY, IN
BRADFORD, ALEX "PROFESSOR"v/songw/gospel 1927 BESSEMER, AL
CARRY, GEORGE "SCOOPS"asax/HINES 1915 LITTLE ROCK, AR
CHURCH, EUGENEv/CLIQUES/FELLOWS 1938 ST. LOUIS, MO
COUNCE, CURTISb/JOHNNY OTIS 1926 KANSAS CITY, MO
COURTNEY, TOMg/ADVENT REC 1929 WACO, TX
DAVIES, RUTHb/CHARLES BROWN 1954 OAKLAND, CA
FLETCHER, DARROWv 1951 INKSTER, MI
GEORGE, CASSIETTAv/songw/THE CARAVANS 1929 MEMPHIS, TN
LAWSON, JERRYlead/THE PERSUASIONS 1944 FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
OUSLEY, HAROLDtsax 1929 CHICAGO, IL
POINTER, ANITAof THE POINTER SISTERS 1948 OAKLAND, CA
REINHARDT, DJANGOg 1910 LIBERCHIES, BELGIUM
SIMMONS, PATRICKg 1950 ABERDEEN, WA
SMITH, DAN REV.hca 1911 PER-DUE HILL, AL
WATERS, BENNYtsax/ROY MILTON 1902 BRIGHTON, MA
WILES, BILLYg 1955 JACKSONVILLE, NC
WINGFIELD, SIDp/o 1944 CEDAR RAPIDS, IA

Died on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlaceAge
BIG MAYBELLE [MAYBELLE LOUISE SMITH]v 1972 CLEVELAND, OH 47
COLLINS, ALLENg/LYNYRD SKYNYRD 1990 JACKSONVILLE, FL 37
DORSEY, THOMAS A. "GEORGIA TOM"p/gospel 1993 CHICAGO, IL 93
FEASTER, CARLlead/THE CHORDS 1981 NEW YORK CITY, NY --
GONZALES, BABS (LEE BROWN)v 1980 NEWARK, NJ 60
LEWIS, BOB "BOB-A-LEW"dj 1987 NEW YORK CITY, NY 49
LOVETT, BABYd/JULIA LEE 1989 LEAVENWORTH, KS 94
MILLS, JOHN JR.bass v/g/arr/MILLS BROS 1936 BELLEFONTAINE, OH 25
ORY, KIDtbn 1973 HONOLULU, HI 82
ROBESON, PAULv 1976 PHILADELPHIA, PA 77