BLUES WORLD presents:

eRIC's Blues Dates: May 18


Born on this Day
NameDescriptionYearPlace
BROOKS, RICHARDdir/BLACKBOARD JUNGLE 1912 PHILADELPHIA, PA
FOSTER, GEORGE "POPS"b 1892 MCCALL, LA
HAWKINS, WALTERv/gospel 1949 OAKLAND, CA
HOOPER, LOUp 1894 CHATHAM, ONTARIO
LABOSTRIE, DOROTHYsongw/TRUTTI FRUTTI 1928 RAYLAND, KY
LITTLE SON JOEg/MEMPHIS MINNIE 1900 HUGHES, AR
TAVARES, BUTCHof THE TAVARES 1953 CAPE VERDE IS.,
TURNER, JOE BIGv/songw 1911 KANSAS CITY, MO

Died on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlaceAge
BROWN, FRANCESv 1982 BOSTON, MA 66
BUBBLES, JOHNv/BUCK & BUBBLES 1986 BALDWIN HILLS, CA 84
COPELAND, RAYtpt 1984 SUNDERLAND, MA 57
GLENN, TYREEtbn/BUDDY TATE 1974 ENGLEWOOD, NY 62
HARDEE, JOHN "BADMAN"tsax 1984 DALLAS, TX 65
RHYTHM WILLIE [WILLIE HOOD]hca 1954 ?43
SHAW, ROBERTp/ARHOOLIE REC 1985 AUSTIN, TX 76
SMITH, LUCIUSbjo 1980 SARDIS, MS 95