Today In Blues November 8-10:
On this day November 8, 1983 Piano Blues and New Orleans Blues
pianist, organist, keyboardist and vocalist James Booker(James Carroll
Booker III) dies in New Orleans, LA.
On this 8th day 1974, Piano Blues, West Coast Blues and R&B pianist
and vocalist Ivory Joe Hunter dies in Memphis, TN.
On this 8th day 1944, Blues-Rock vocalist Bonnie Bramlett(Bonnie
Lynn O'Farrell) was born in Acton, IL.
On this 8th day 1968, Acoustic Chicago Blues and Prewar Blues
guitarist and vocalist Kokomo Arnold(James Arnold) dies in Chicago, IL.
On this 8th day 1913, Piano Blues, Gospel and Jump Blues pianist and
vocalist Gatemouth Moore(Reverend Arnold Dwight Moore) was born in
On this 8th day 1998, Delta Blues diddley bow player, slide guitarist,
guitarist and vocalist Lonnie Pitchford dies.
On this 8th day 1949, Slide Guitar Blues and Blues-Rock guitarist,
vocalist and slide guitarist Bonnie Raitt was born in Burbank, CA.
On this day November 9, 1970 Modern Electric Blues guitarist and
vocalist Susan Tedeschi was born.
On this 9th day 1982, Delta Blues guitarist Creed Slater was born in
On this 9th day 1925, Jump Blues and East Coast Blues vocalist Linda
Hopkins was born in New Orleans, LA.
On this 9th day 1908, Chicago Blues harmonica player, guitarist and
vocalist Robert Lee McCoy was born.
On this 9th day 1944, Rock, Modern Acoustic Blues and Modern Electric
Blues guitarist and vocalist James Talley was born in Mehan, OK.
On this 9th day 1909, Old-Timey Blues vocalist Harvey Ellington was
born in Berea, NC.
On this day November 10, 1929 Harmonica Blues and Electric Chicago
Blues harmonica player and vocalist George "Mojo" Buford was born in
On this 10th day 1938, Modern Electric Blues and Texas Blues vocalist
James "Thunderbird" Davis was born in Prichard, AL.
On this 10th day 1940, Modern Electric Blues and Soul-Blues harmonica
player and vocalist Bobby Rush(Emmit Ellis Jr.) was born in Homer, LA.
On this 10th day 1967, Classic Female Blues vocalist Ida Cox dies in
On this 10th day 1914, Piano Blues pianist and vocalist Big Chief
Ellis(Wilbert Ellis) was born in Birmingham, AL.
On this 10th day 1939, Modern Electric Blues guitarist and vocalist
Art Griswald was born in Pine Bluff, AR.
On this 10th day 1936, Electric Chicago Blues guitarist and vocalist
Hip Linkchain(Willie Richard) was born in Jackson, MS.