BLUES WORLD presents:

eRIC's Blues Dates: February 3



Born on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlace
ARMSTRONG, LIL HARDINp/LOUIS ARMSTRONG 1902 MEMPHIS, TN
BERNSTEIN, ARTIEb/IDA COX 1909 BROOKLYN, NY
D'ALEO, ANGELOof THE BELMONTS 1940 BRONX, NY
DILLARD, VARETTAv/SAVOY/GROOVE REC 1933 HARLEM, NY
EDWARDS, DENNISlead/THE TEMPTATIONS 1943 BIRMINGHAM, AL
HOPKINS, JOHN HENRYg/LIGHTNIN' HOPKINS 1901 CENTERVILLE, TX
JAXON, FRANKIE "HALF-PINT"v/VOCALION 1895 MONTGOMERY, AL
OVERSTREET, ALBERTv/ARHOOLIE REC 1948 DE QUINCY, LA
THOMAS, JESSE "BABYFACE"g/songw 1911 LOGANSPORT, LA
VALENTINE, KIDtpt 1896 RESERVE, LA
WATSON, JOHNNY "GTR"g/p/songw 1935 HOUSTON, TX
WILLIAMS, JODYg 1935 MOBILE, AL
WILLIAMS, SUGAR BOYv 1935

Died on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlaceAge
BAILEY, JOHN "BUDDY"lead/THE CLOVERS 1994 LAS VEGAS, NV 63
BIG BOPPER [J. P. RICHARDSON]v/songw 1959 CLEAR WATER, IA 28
FODDRELL, TURNERg/SWINGMASTER REC 1995 BLACKSBURG, VA 66
HOLLY, BUDDYg/songw 1959 CLEAR LAKE, IA 22
RAZAF, ANDYafro-amer songw 1973 LOS ANGELES, CA 67
SPRUILL, JIMMY "WILD"g/FIRE REC 1996 FAYETTEVILLE, NC 61
VALENS, RITCHIEg/LA BAMBA 1959 CLEAR LAKE, IA 18
YATES, HERBERTfounder: AMERICAN REC CORP 1966 SHERMAN OAKS, CA 85