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  • juniorjack1@webtv.net
    © 2003 L.W. Junior Jackson On this 1st day of September in 1944 R&B singer Archie Bell of Archie Bell and the Drells was born in Henderson, TX. Gregory
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 31, 2004
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      © 2003 L.W. "Junior" Jackson

      On this 1st day of September in 1944 R&B singer Archie Bell of Archie
      Bell and the Drells was born in Henderson, TX.

      Gregory Errico of Sly and The Family Stone was born on this day in 1948
      in San Francisco, CA.

      Tommy Evans of The Drifters was born in NYC,NY on this day in 1927.

      Van Zula Carter Hunt, who sang with harmonica pioneer Noah Lewis, was
      born on this day in 1901 in Somerville, TN.

      Velma Middleton , who sang with Louis Armstrong, was born in St Louis on
      this day in 1917.

      West Coast Blues guitarist and singer Johnny Moore was born on this day
      in 1940 in West Point, MS. Moore led Johnny Moore's Three Blazers with
      Charles Brown on piano and Eddie Williams on bass. He also recorded on
      some of Brown's solo releases and with Nat King Cole and Amos Milburn.

      West Coast Blues bassist and guitarist "Honeyboy" Frank Pratt (Specialty
      records) was born on this day in 1928 in Fosteria, AL. Pratt recorded
      with Bee Houston.

      Jazz alto sax player Art Pepper was born today in 1925 in Gardena, CA.

      Blues harp player Henry Strong was born on this day in 1928 in West
      Memphis, AR. Strong was a Maxwell St player and played and recorded with
      Muddy Waters' Band. He died in 1954, as his music career was beginning
      to flourish.

      Country singer Conway Twitty, whose father owned the ferry that carried
      many bluesmen between Friar's Point, MS and Helena, AR, was born on this
      day in 1933 in Friar's Point.

      Baby Davis, who sang with T-Bone Walker, died on this day in 1960 in
      Hollywood, Ca at age 34.

      Pianist "Kansas City Frank" Melrose died on this day in 1941 in Hammond,
      IN at age 33.

      Jazz and pop singer Ethel Waters died on this day in 1977 in Chatsworth,
      CA at age 80.

      On this day in 1995, Jazz giant Louis Armstrong was honored on a U.S.
      postage stamp. The start of sales for the new stamp was celebrated with
      a jazz festival in New Orleans featuring Wynton Marsalis, Al Hirt, Doc
      Cheatham and others.

      On this day in 1962, "Green Onions", by Booker T. & The MG's entered the
      Top 40 chart.

      On this day in 1963, Stax Records single "Walking The Dog" by Rufus
      Thomas was released.

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    • Junior Jackson
      © 2003 L.W. Junior Jackson On this 1st day of September in 1944 R&B singer Archie Bell of Archie Bell and the Drells was born in Henderson, TX. ... Gregory
      Message 2 of 2 , Aug 31, 2006
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        � 2003 L.W. "Junior" Jackson

        On this 1st day of September in 1944 R&B singer Archie Bell of Archie
        Bell and the Drells was born in Henderson, TX.
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        Gregory Errico of Sly and The Family Stone was born on this day in 1948
        in San Francisco, CA.
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        Tommy Evans of The Drifters was born in NYC, NY on this day in 1927.
        ---------------------------------------------------

        Van Zula Carter Hunt, who sang with harmonica pioneer Noah Lewis, was
        born on this day in 1901 in Somerville, TN.
        ----------------------------------------------------------

        Velma Middleton , who sang with Louis Armstrong, was born in St Louis on
        this day in 1917.
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        West Coast Blues guitarist and singer Johnny Moore was born on this day
        in 1940 in West Point, MS. Moore led Johnny Moore's Three Blazers with
        Charles Brown on piano and Eddie Williams on bass. He also recorded on
        some of Brown's solo releases and with Nat King Cole and Amos Milburn.
        --------------------------------------------------------------

        West Coast Blues bassist and guitarist "Honeyboy" Frank Pratt (Specialty
        records) was born on this day in 1928 in Fosteria, AL. Pratt recorded
        with Bee Houston.
        ------------------------------------------------------------

        Jazz alto sax player Art Pepper was born today in 1925 in Gardena, CA.
        ----------------------------------------------------------

        Blues harp player Henry Strong was born on this day in 1928 in West
        Memphis, AR. Strong was a Maxwell St player and played and recorded with
        Muddy Waters' Band. He died in 1954, as his music career was beginning
        to flourish.
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        Country singer Conway Twitty, whose father owned the ferry that carried
        many bluesmen between Friar's Point, MS and Helena, AR, was born on this
        day in 1933 in Friar's Point.
        -------------------------------------------------------------------------

        Baby Davis, who sang with T-Bone Walker, died on this day in 1960 in
        Hollywood, Ca at age 34.
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        Pianist "Kansas City Frank" Melrose died on this day in 1941 in Hammond,
        IN at age 33.
        --------------------------------------------------------------------------------\
        -

        Jazz and pop singer Ethel Waters died on this day in 1977 in Chatsworth,
        CA at age 80.
        ----------------------------------------------------------------------

        On this day in 1995, Jazz giant Louis Armstrong was honored on a U.S.
        postage stamp. The start of sales for the new stamp was celebrated with
        a jazz festival in New Orleans featuring Wynton Marsalis, Al Hirt, Doc
        Cheatham and others.
        -------------------------------------------------------------------------

        On this day in 1962, "Green Onions", by Booker T. & The MG's entered the
        Top 40 chart.
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        On this day in 1963, Stax Records single "Walking The Dog" by Rufus
        Thomas was released.
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