BLUES WORLD presents:

eRIC's Blues Dates: March 16


Born on this Day
NameDescriptionYearPlace
BENSON, RAYv/ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL 1951 PHILADELPHIA, PA
BONDS, SON "BROWNSVILLE"g/JOHN ESTES 1909 BROWNSVILLE, TN
BRAFF, RUBYcnt 1927 BOSTON, MA
CAGE, JAMES "BUTCH"fiddle/ARHOOLIE 1894 HAMBURG, MS
EARLEY, EDWARDtbn/arr/ALBERT KING 1952 ST. LOUIS, MO
FLAVOR FLAV (BILL DRAYTON)PUBLIC ENEMY 1959 ROOSEVELT, LI
GALLOP, SAMMYsongw/LOUIS JORDAN 1915 DULUTH, MN
JOHNSON, BETTYv/VOLT REC 1932 POSSUM WALK, NC
LANE, ERNESTv/ROOSTER BLUES REC 1933 CLARKSDALE, MS
LESSEY, BOBg/BRADSHAW/MILLINDER 1910 BWI
PETRILLO, JAMES C.music union boss 1892 CHICAGO, IL
RACHELL, YANKmand/g/ESTES 1910 BROWNSVILLE, TN
RAYE, DONv/songw 1909 WASHINGTON, DC
SEWARD, ALECg 1901 NEWPORT NEWS, VA
YOUNG, JOHNp/EDDIE CHAMBLEE 1922 LITTLE ROCK, AR

Died on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlaceAge
BURRILL, JOHN "MR. BONES"bones 1993 BOSTON, MA 72
CARLSON, HARRYowner : FRATERNITY REC 1986 POMPANO BEACH, FL 81
DUDLEY, SHERMANowner: T.O.B.A. circuit 1940 BALTIMORE, MD 76
GUNTER, ARTHURg/EXCELLO REC 1976 PORT HURON, MI 49
HOUZE, WILLIAMv/THE DEEP RIVER BOYS 1987 SACRAMENTO, CA 72
JONES, JAMES T. IVcritic/USA TODAY 1996 JERSEY CITY, NJ 35
LUBINSKY, HERMANowner: SAVOY REC 1974 MONTCLAIR, NJ 77
MONTRELL, ROYg/FATS DOMINO 1979 AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND 51
POPE, JOSEPHv/THE TAMS 1996 DECATUR, GA 63
REED, B. MITCHELLdj 1983 MALIBU, CA 56
RICHMOND, DANNIEd/MINGUS 1988 HARLEM, NY 52
ROYAL, ERNIEtpt 1983 NEW YORK CITY, NY 62
SIMMONS, JOHNlead/REFLECTIONS 1989 ORANGE, NY 41
SYMONDS, IVANg 1991 MONTREAL, PQ 57
TERRELL, TAMMIv 1970 PHILADELPHIA, PA 24
WALKER, T-BONEg/p/songw 1975 LOS ANGELES, CA 64