BLUES WORLD presents:

eRIC's Blues Dates: February 24



Born on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlace
BERTRAND, JIMMYd/washboard 1900 BILOXI, MS
CHAMBLEE, EDDIEtsax 1920 ATLANTA, GA
CHESSLER, DEBORAHmanager/THE ORIOLES 1923 BALTIMORE, MD
DRIFTIN' SLIM (ELMON MICKLE)hca 1919 KEO, AR
HARRISON, GEORGEBEATLES/not Feb 25 1943 LIVERPOOL, UK
HILL, LILLIE MAEv 1935 COAHOMA CTY, MS
JONES, PAULv 1942 PORTSMOUTH, UK
KENT, WILLIEb g/DELMARK/BIG BOY REC 1936 SUNFLOWER CTY, MS
LAW, DONprod/a&r;/ROBERT JOHNSON 1902 LONDON, UK
MERIWETHER, ROYp/CAPITOL REC 1943 DAYTON, OH
MILLER, JOHNNYb/NAT KING COLE TRIO 1915 PASADENA, CA
NEWMAN, DAVID "FATHEAD"tsax 1933 DALLAS, TX
WEATHERSBY, CARLg/EVIDENCE REC 1953 JACKSON, MS
WILLIAMS, ULYSSES KAEdj/manager 1921 DENMARK, SC

Died on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlaceAge
BLEDSOE, JETHROElead/SPIRIT OF MEMPHIS 1993 MEMPHIS, TN 75
BRANNON, TEDDYp/TAB SMITH 1989 NEWARK, NJ 72
BUFORD, OTIS LITTLEg 1983 ST. LOUIS, MO --
CALDWELL, TOY T. JR.g/MARSHALL TUCKER 1993 MOORE, SC 45
DR. BOP (HOYT LOCKE)dj/WAWA 1976 MILWAUKEE, WI 48
GALLOP, SAMMYsongw/LOUIS JORDAN 1971 ENCINO, CA 55
HARPER, JOEg 1973 WASHINGTON, DC 42
HUNTER, TYv/VOICE MASTERS/ORIGINALS 1981 DETROIT, MI 38
MEMPHIS SLIMp 1988 PARIS, FRANCE 72
RAKLIFF, LEONARDof UNIVERSAL RECORD DIST 1993 PHILADELPHIA, PA 69
RAY, JOHNNIEv/CRY 1990 LOS ANGELES, CA 63
ROBINSON, A. C. REV.gospel 1980 SAN FRANCISCO, CA 64
SHAW, TOMg/BLUE GOOSE/ADVENT REC 1977 SAN DIEGO, CA 68
VENSON, PLAYBOYd/hca/SUN REC 1985 CHICAGO, IL 72