BLUES WORLD presents:

eRIC's Blues Dates: January 25



Born on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlace
BURTON, BARBARA J.d/STAPLES 1948 CHICAGO, IL
DIXON, ROBERT M. W.discographer/GODRICH 1939 NOTTINGHAM, UK
ESTES, JOHN "SLEEPY"g/songw 1899 RIPLEY, TN
FINE, JACKsongw/LOUIS JORDAN 1922 BOSTON, MA
GOLSON, BENNYtsax 1929 PHILADELPHIA, PA
JAMES, ETTA [JAMESETTA HAWKINS]v 1938 LOS ANGELES, CA
NOLAN, ROBERT "DEAN"p/gospel/EVA JESSYE 1912 CLEVELAND, OH
OVERSTREET, LOUIS JR.g/ARHOOLIE REC 1947 DE QUINCY, LA
SIMMONS, MACK "LITTLE"hca 1934 TWIST, AR
SMITH, FLOYDg/ANDY KIRK 1917 ST. LOUIS, MO
SMITH, WHISPERINGhca/EXCELLO REC 1932 WEST BROOKHAVEN, MS
SMOOT, CRAIGg/BLUES-L MEMBER 1970 SAN ANTONIO, TX

Died on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlaceAge
ANDREWS, BERTphotographer/APOLLO THEATRE 1993 NEW YORK CITY, NY 63
BLACKMON, WILLIE "EARTHQUAKE"d 1985 ST. LOUIS, MO 50
DAVIS, RUSTYof THE DAVIS BROTHERS BAND 1996 ST. LOUIS, MO 62
DERRICK, CHICOb/JUMP JACKSON 1965 CHICAGO, IL 38
DIAL, HARRYd/prod/owner: DIAL REC 1987 NEW YORK CITY, NY 79
DISTLER, MARIANco-owner/FOLKWAYS REC 1964 NEW YORK CITY, NY 45
GROSSMAN, ALBERTowner: BEARVILLE REC 1986 LONDON, UK 59
HANDY, JOHN CAP'Ntsax 1971 PASS CHRISTIAN, MS 70
KENNER, CHRISv/songw 1976 NEW ORLEANS, LA 46
ROBINSON, ALVINg 1989 NEW ORLEANS, LA 51