BLUES WORLD presents:

eRIC's Blues Dates: February 2



Born on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlace
GETZ, STANtsax 1927 PHILADELPHIA, PA
HOUZE, WILLIAMv/THE DEEP RIVER BOYS 1915 CHICAGO, IL
KEPPARD, LOUISg 1888 NEW ORLEANS, LA
LANGHANS, PETERd/DAVID BREWER 1962 SEATTLE, WA
PRYSOCK, REDtsax 1926 GREENSBORO, NC
QUILLIAN, RUFUSg 1900 GAINESVILLE, GA
RAINEY, PApromoter/MA RAINEY 1904 GA
SPROTT, HORACEv/FOLKWAYS REC 1890 SPROTT, AL
STEPHEN, TOMd/JEFF HEALEY BAND 1955 ST. JOHN, NB
STITT, SONNYasax/tsax 1924 BOSTON, MA
TIBBS, ANDREWv/ARISTROCRAT/PEACOCK REC 1929 COLUMBUS, OH
ULMER, JAMES "BLOOD"g/HANK MARR 1942 ST. MATTHEWS, SC
VINSON, WALTERg/MISSISSIPPI SHEIKS 1901 BOLTON, MS

Died on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlaceAge
CHATMAN, SAMg/BLUEBIRD REC 1983 HOLLANDALE, MS 86
JOHNSON, HERMAN E.g/HARRY OSTER/ARHOOLIE 1975 SCOTLANDVILLE, LA --
LION, ALFREDfounder: BLUE NOTE REC 1987 SAN DIEGO, CA 79
SMITH, CLARAv/COLUMBIA REC 1935 DETROIT, MI 41
SMITH, WILLIE MAE FORDv/gospel songw 1994 ST. LOUIS, MO 89