BLUES WORLD presents:

eRIC's Blues Dates: January 24



Born on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlace
BATTS, WILLvln/JACK KELLY'S JUG BAND 1904 MICHIGAN, MS
BELUSHI, JOHN "JAKE BLUES"v/BLUES BROS 1949 CHICAGO, IL
CAREY, ZEKEv/THE FLAMINGOS 1933 BLUEFIELD, W. VA
COLE, ANN [CYNTHIA COLEMAN]v 1934 NEWARK, NJ
FORREST, JIMMYtsax/NIGHT TRAIN 1920 ST. LOUIS, MO
GUITAR SHORTY (JOHN HENRY FORTESCUE)g 1923 BELHAVEN, NC
HEMPHILL, JULIUSsax 1938 FORT WORTH, TX
KELLY, VANCEg 1954 CHICAGO, IL
MOORE, JOHNNY B.g 1950 CLARKSDALE, MS
NEVILLE, AARONv 1941 NEW ORLEANS, LA
PARRISH, AVERYp/AFTER HOURS 1917 BIRMINGHAM, AL
WASHINGTON, TUTSp/SMILEY LEWIS 1907 NEW ORLEANS, LA

Died on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlaceAge
DAVIS, JAMES "THUNDERBIRD"g/DUKE REC 1992 ST. PAUL, MN 53
MCCRAE, GEORGEv/prod/ROCK ME BABY 1986 FL 41
OXLEY, HAROLDmanager/T-BONE/LIGGINS 1952 HOLLYWOOD, CA 54
SHEPPARD, JAMES "SHEP"lead/HEATBEATS 1970 LONG ISLAND, NY 34
SPANN, LESg 1989 57