BLUES WORLD presents:

eRIC's Blues Dates: April 17


Born on this Day
NameDescriptionYearPlace
BALLIETT, WHITNEYcritic/New Yorker 1926 NEW YORK CITY, NY
BARTLEY,CHRISof the SOULFUL INSPIRATIONS 1949 NEW YORK CITY, NY
CARR, SAMd/JELLY ROLL KINGS/EARWIG 1926 MARIANNA, AR
GIBSON, CLIFFORDg/VICTOR REC 1901 LOUISVILLE, KY
GRAVES, ALEXANDER"PETE"v/THE MOONGLOWS 1936 AL
HIGGINS, CHUCKtsax/COMBO/SPECIALTY 1924 GARY, IN
IRWIN, CHARLESprod/PERSUADERS 1940 JAMESTOWN, NY
KIRSHNER, DONprod/oldies/rock concert 1934 BRONX, NY
LEWIS, GREGb/BOBBY PARKER 1962 SYRACUSE, NY
MCKINNIE, ERICd/BLIND BOYS OF AL 1966 WASHINGTON, DC
RAINEY, WILLIE GUYg 1901 CALHOUN CTY, AL
SEMBELLO, MICHAELg/prod/STEVIE WONDER 1954 PHILADELPHIA, PA
SHIELDS, LONNIEg/ROOSTER BLUES REC 1956 WEST HELENA, AR
SMITH, BYTHERg/BULLSEYE BLUES/JSP 1933 MONTICELLO, MS

Died on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlaceAge
ALLEN, HENRY "RED"tpt 1967 NEW YORK CITY, NY 59
BROWN, NAPOLEONp/gospel/SPECIALTY REC 1978 ST. LOUIS, MO --
COCHRAN, EDDIEg/SUMMERTIME BLUES 1960 CHIPPENHAM, UK 21
HILL, BILL BIGdj 1983 CHICAGO, IL 69
LEANER, ERNIEco-owner: ONE-DERFUL REC 1990 KALAMAZOO, MI 68
PAPPALARDI, FELIXb/prod/arr/MOUNTAIN 1983 NEW YORK CITY, NY 43
PENNY, HANKsongw/BLOODSHOT EYES 1992 CAMARILLO, CA 73
RYDER, NOAHp/DEEP RIVER BOYS 1964 NORFOLK, VA 50