Author Archives: Troy Michael

About Troy Michael

Troy Michael is the founder, publisher, editor, writer, minion, at Innocent Words

Music History March 23

BORN ON MARCH 23 1944 – Tony McPhee, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Groundhogs) 1945 – David Grisman, American mandolin player (Even Dozen Jug Band, Old and in the Way, and David Grisman Quintet) 1948 – David Olney, American singer-songwriter…

Music History March 22

BORN ON MARCH 22 1941 – Jeremy Clyde, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Chad & Jeremy) 1943 – George Benson, American jazz singer-songwriter and guitarist 1943 – Keith Relf, English singer-songwriter, guitarist (The Yardbirds) (d. 1976) 1946 – Harry Vanda, Dutch-Australian…

Music History March 21

BORN ON MARCH 21 1902 – Son House, American singer and guitarist (d. 1988) 1902 – Santo Pecora, American trombonist (New Orleans Rhythm Kings) (d. 1984) 1918 – Sir Charles Thompson, American swing and bebop pianist, organist. 1930 – Otis…

Music History March 20

BORN ON MARCH 20 1915 – Sister Rosetta Tharpe, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1973) 1917 – Vera Lynn, English singer-songwriter and actress 1922 – Larry Elgart, American saxophonist and bandleader 1936 – Lee “Scratch” Perry, Jamaican singer and producer…

Music History March 17

BORN ON MARCH 17 1915 – Ray Ellington, English singer, drummer, and bandleader (d. 1985) 1919 – Nat King Cole, American singer, pianist (d. 1965) 1938 – Zola Taylor, American singer (The Platters) (d. 2007) 1941 – Paul Kantner, American…