BLUES WORLD presents:

eRIC's Blues Dates: January 30



Born on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlace
BROWN, RUTH [RUTH WESTON]v/ATLANTIC REC 1928 PORTSMOUTH, VA
CARROLL, KARENv 1958
COATES, DOROTHY LOVElead/HARMONETTES 1928 BIRMINGHAM, AL
DAVIS, GREGORYof THE DIRTY DOZEN 1957 NEW ORLEANS, LA
ELDRIDGE, ROYtpt 1911 PITTSBURGH, PA
ENDSLEY, MELVINsongw 1934 DRASCO, AR
GART, GALENof FIRST PRESSING/BIG NICKEL 1948 NEW YORK CITY, NY
MARR, HANKo/FEDERAL REC 1927 COLUMBUS, OH
MUNDY, PAULsax 1957
ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D.president 1882 HYDE PARK, NY
ROSS, JACKIEof CHESS/SAR REC 1946 ST. LOUIS, MO
TERRANOVA, JOEof DANNY & JUNIORS 1941 PHILADELPHIA, PA
WATLEY, JODYv 1959 CHICAGO, IL

Died on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlaceAge
DAVIS, ERNESTINE "TINY"tpt/DECCA REC 1994 CHICAGO, IL 86
GIPSON, BYRON "SLICK"lead/THE SLIDERS 1994 PEORIA, IL 64
HOPKINS, LIGHTNIN'g 1982 HOUSTON, TX 69
JAMES, GEORGEtsax/CLYDE BERNHARDT 1995 COLUMBUS, OH 88
LIPSCOMB, MANCEg/ARHOOLIE REC 1976 NAVASOTA, TX 80
PROFESSOR LONGHAIR[HENRY ROELAND BYRD]p 1980 NEW ORLEANS, LA 61
RICHARDSON, C. C.g 1984 CHARLESTON, W. VA 65
THIELE, BOBprod 1996 NEW YORK CITY, NY 73