BLUES WORLD presents:

eRIC's Blues Dates: June 7


Born on this Day
NameDescriptionYearPlace
BOOKER, BERYLp/RED CAPS/CATS & FIDDLE 1922 PHILADELPHIA, PA
BROOKS, HAROLD "TINA"tsax 1932 FAYETTEVILLE, NC
BUTLER, BILLYlead/g/THE ENCHANTERS 1945 CHICAGO, IL
COMEGYS, JAMES LEONtbn/EDDIE VINSON 1917 MD
CUFFEE, EDtbn/BASIE 1902 NORFOLK, VA
FARLOW, TALg 1921 GREENSBORO, NC
GIOVANNI, NIKKIgospel poet 1943 KNOXVILLE, TN
HENDERSON, MICHAELb/MILES DAVIS 1951 YAZOO CITY, MS
JOHNSON, SHIRLEYv 1949 FRANKLIN, VA
JONES, TOM 1940 PONTYPRIDD, WALES
PORTER, GENEtsax/MODERN REC 1910 POCAHONTAS, MS
PRINCEeverything 1958 MINNEAPOLIS, MN
RAINER [RAINER PTACEK]g/BILLY GIBBONS 1951 EAST BERLIN,GERMANY
ROBINSON, PRINCEtsax/MILLINDER 1902 PORTSMOUTH, VA

Died on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlaceAge
HUMPHREY, WILLIEcl 1994 NEW ORLEANS, LA 93
LEWIS, MEADE LUXp/boogie woogie 1964 MINNEAPOLIS, MN 59
MILWAUKEE SLIM (ANGELO CHAMBERS)d 1993 ST. PAUL, MN 68
ROBY, HEZEKIAHd 1972 CHICAGO, IL 28