BLUES WORLD presents:

eRIC's Blues Dates: May 27


Born on this Day
NameDescriptionYearPlace
BRIDGEWATER, DEE DEE [DENISE GARRETT]v 1950 MEMPHIS, TN
CARMICHAEL, RALPH R.arr/NAT KING COLE 1927 QUINCY, FL
CARRUTHERS, EARL "JOCK"bsax/LUNCEFORD 1910 WEST POINT, MO
CARTER, CALVINa&r;/prod/VEE JAY REC 1925 TUNICA, MS
CHANDLER, LENg/folk 1935 AKRON, OH
DENNIS, JACKd/BOSTIC 1930 PHILADELPHIA, PA
JONES, RUFUSd/HAMPTON/ELLINGTON 1936 CHARLESTON, SC
LEWIS, RAMSEYp 1935 CHICAGO, IL
NICHOLAS, ALBERTcl/ELLINGTON 1900 NEW ORLEANS, LA
SELLERS, JOHN BROTHERg/VANGUARD REC 1924 CLARKSDALE, MS
ZARDIS, CHESTERb/DEDE PIERCE/KID HOWARD 1900 NEW ORLEANS, LA

Died on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlaceAge
BEST, CLIFTON "SKEETER"g 1985 NEW YORK CITY, NY 70
BROWN, PUDsax/cl/DANNY BARKER 1996 ALGIERS, LA 79
CRAWFORD, JESSEo 1962 LOS ANGELES, CA 66
GODWIN, HARRYmanager/MEMPHIS SLIM 1986 MEMPHIS, TN 79
RODNEY, REDtpt/CHARLIE PARKER 1994 BOYNTON BEACH, FL 66
RUPP, FRANZp/MARIAN ANDERSON 1992 NEW YORK CITY, NY 91