BLUES WORLD presents:

eRIC's Blues Dates: January 31



Born on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlace
ANDERSON, JOHN H. JR.tpt/TINY BRADSHAW 1921 BIRMINGHAM, AL
BIG TIME SARAH [SARAH STREETER]v 1953 COLDWATER, MS
CASEY, HARRY WAYNEof KC &SUNSHINE; BAND 1951 HIALEAH, FL
CORDAY, LEOsongw/LOUIS JORDAN 1902 NEW YORK CITY, NY
DELAY, PAULhca 1952 PORTLAND, OR
HALL, RICKprod/FAME STUDIOS 1932 FRANKLIN CTY, MS
JUNIOR, MARVINlead/THE DELLS 1936 HARRELL, AR
LEWIS, EARLENEb/SAFFIRE/ALLIGATOR REC 1945 AVENAL, CA
MINGLEWOOD, MATTv/MINGLEWOOD 1947 MONCTON, NB
MORTON, BENNYtbn 1907 NEW YORK CITY, NY
MUSSELWHITE, CHARLIEhca 1944 KOSCIUSKO, MS
ROBINSON, JACKIEbaseball 1919 CAIRO, GA
SAYLES, MANNYg/bjo 1907 DONALDSONVILLE, LA
SYKES, ROOSEVELT "THE HONEYDRIPPER"p 1906 ELMAR, AR
TENNYSON, BILLsongw/LOUIS JORDAN 1923 NEW ORLEANS, LA
TRAHAN, RICHARD DALEof BUCKWHEAT ZYDECO 1962 LAFAYETTE, LA
WILLIS, CHUCKsongw/OKEH/ATLANTIC REC 1928 ATLANTA, GA

Died on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlaceAge
BRICKTOP [ADA BEATRICE VIRGINIA SMITH]v 1984 NEW YORK CITY, NY 89
BROWN, BUSTERhca/FANNIE BROWN 1976 BROOKLYN, NY 64
ELBERT, DONNIEv/DELUXE REC 1989 PHILADELPHIA, PA 52
GREEN, GRANTg 1979 NEW YORK CITY, NY 47
JACKSON, ARMAND "JUMP"d 1985 CHICAGO, IL 67
MCREE, JOHNSON "FAT CAT" JR.prod 1990 MANASSAS, VA 66
SLIM HARPOg/hca/songw 1970 BATON ROUGE, LA 46
WASHINGTON, BUCKp/BESSIE SMITH/&BUBBLES; 1955 NEW YORK CITY, NY 51