BLUES WORLD presents:

eRIC's Blues Dates: July 17



Born on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlace
BARNES, GEORGEg 1921 CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL
BELLE, REGINAv/THE MANHATTANS 1964 ENGLEWOOD, NJ
BRIGNOLA, NICKbarisax 1936 TROY, NY
CARROLL, DIAHANNv/actress 1935 NEW YORK CITY, NY
COPELAND, RAYtpt 1926 NORFOLK, VA
DAVIS, SPENCERv/SPENCER DAVIS GROUP 1941 SWANSEA, WALES
DOUGHERTY, EDDIEd/PETE JOHNSON 1915 BROOKLYN, NY
EVANS, MARGIEv/JOHNNY OTIS 1940 SHREVEPORT, LA
FREEMAN, CHICOtsax 1949 CHICAGO, IL
HARRIS, PEPPERMINTg 1925 TEXARKANA, TX
LOVE, WILLIEco-lead/FAIRFIELD FOUR 1925 BIRMINGHAM, AL
MIDDLEBROOKS, WILFREDb/TAB SMITH 1933 CHATTANOOGA, TN
MIXON, JOHNb/JIMMY FORREST 1927 ST. LOUIS, MO
OSBORNE, MARYg 1921 MINOT, ND
SCOTT, JIMMY LITTLEv 1925 CLEVELAND, OH
SNOW, PHOEBE [PHOEBE LAUB]v/songw 1952 TEANECK, NJ

Died on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlaceAge
CHOATES, HARRYvln/cajun/GOLD STAR REC 1951 AUSTIN, TX 28
COLTRANE, JOHNtsax/ssax 1967 HUNTINGTON,L.I., NY 40
HOLIDAY, BILLIE [ELEONORA FAGAN]v 1959 NEW YORK CITY, NY 45
LETMAN, JOHNNYtpt/TINY GRIMES 1992 NEW YORK CITY, NY 74
RICH, DONg/BUCK OWENS 1974 MORRO BAY, CA 32
YOUNG, EDfife band 1974 MS 65