BLUES WORLD presents:

eRIC's Blues Dates: February 4



Born on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlace
BEARD, JOEg 1938 ASHLAND, MS
BERNAL, GILtsax/SPARK REC 1931 WATTS, CA
BURLISON, PAULg/JOHNNY BURNETTE TRIO 1929 BROWNSVILLE, TN
COOPER, ALICE 1948 DETROIT, MI
DUNN, JAMESof THE STYLISTICS 1950 PHILADELPHIA, PA
EVANS, RAYsongw/LIVINGSTON & 1915 SALAMANCA, NY
GADDY, BOBp 1924 VIVIAN W. VA
GAMBALE, JOHNNYof THE CLASSICS 1942 BROOKLYN, NY
RIDDLES, NAThca/LARRY JOHNSON/SPIVEY R 1952 NEW YORK CITY, NY
STEEL, JOHNd/THE ANIMALS 1941 GATESHEAD, UK
STUBBLEFIELD, JOHN IVtsax 1945 LITTLE ROCK, AR
WEST, BERNIEof the FIVE KEYS 1930 NEWPORT NEWS, VA

Died on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlaceAge
BROOKS, COLUMBUSg/SAM MYERS 1976 JACKSON, MS --
BURNS, KENNETH "JETHRO"mand 1989 EVANSTON, IL 69
COOK, HERMAN "JUNIOR"tsax 1992 MANHATTAN, NY 57
GANT, CECIL "PRIVATE"p/I WONDER 1951 NASHVILLE, TN 37
HARVEY, ALEXv 1982 BELGIUM 46
JONES, PEARL WILLIAMSgospel 1991 WASHINGTON, DC 59
JORDAN, LOUISsax/songw 1975 LOS ANGELES, CA 66
LIBERACE 1987 PALM SPRINGS, CA 68
PHELPS, WALT UNCLEhca 1983 ASHEVILLE, NC --
SAX, ADOLPHEinventor of SAXOPHONE 1894 PARIS, FRANCE 79