BLUES WORLD presents:

eRIC's Blues Dates: May 30


Born on this Day
NameDescriptionYearPlace
DEPARIS, SIDNEYtpt/BESSIE SMITH 1905 CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN
GAINES, JOElead/HAWKS/HUMMING 4 1919 NEW ORLEANS, LA
GOODMAN, BENNYcl 1909 CHICAGO, IL
GORDON, JOHNtbn/HAMPTON/LLOYD PRICE 1939 NEW YORK CITY, NY
HOLMSTROM, RICK"LA HOLMES"g/JOHNNIE DYER 1965 FAIRBANKS, AK
HORTON, PUGv 1932 SHEFFIELD, UK
NEEDHAM, THERESAof THERESA'S LOUNGE 1912 MERIDIAN, MS
STEPIN FETCHITv/comedy 1902 KEY WEST, FL

Died on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlaceAge
COLEMAN, DAVEd/FREDDIE SLACK 1989 SEATTLE, WA 65
DESMOND, PAULasax/TAKE FIVE 1977 NEW YORK CITY, NY 52
GREENE, MADELINEv 1976 CLEVELAND, OH 55
JACKSON, MELVIN "LIL' SON"g 1976 DALLAS, TX 59
KAHN, JOHNb/BUTTERFIELD/JERRY GARCIA 1996 MILL VALLEY, CA 48
LANE, MORRIStsax/LIONEL HAMPTON 1967 GARY, IN 40
MOBLEY, HANKtsax 1986 PHILADELPHIA, PA 55
RENE, LEONprod/songw/ROCKIN' ROBIN 1982 LOS ANGELES, CA 80
RYANES, JOHNof THE MONOTONES 1972 NEWARK, NJ 31
SMITH, WILLIAM O.g/COLEMAN HAWKINS 1991 NASHVILLE, TN 74
SNOW, VALAIDAtpt 1956 NEW YORK CITY, NY 56
SOLOMON, BOBBIEv 1975 LOS ANGELES, CA 31
SUN RAkeyb/arr 1993 BIRMINGHAM, AL 79