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Music History July 27

BORN ON JULY 27 1916 – Skippy Williams, American saxophonist (d. 1994) 1929 – Harvey Fuqua, American singer-songwriter (The Moonglows and New Birth) (d. 2010) 1933 – Nick Reynolds, American bongo player (The Kingston Trio) (d. 2008) 1944 – Bobbie…

Music History July 26

BORN ON JULY 26 1914 – Erskine Hawkins, American trumpet player and bandleader (d. 1993) 1924 – Louie Bellson, jazz drummer (Duke Ellington) (d. 2009) 1938 – Darlene Love, American singer and actress 1940 – Dobie Gray, American singer-songwriter and…

Music History July 25

BORN ON JULY 25 1906 – Johnny Hodges, American saxophonist and clarinet player (Duke Ellington’s big band) (d. 1970) 1925 – Benny Benjamin, American drummer (The Funk Brothers) (d. 1969) 1934 – Don Ellis, American jazz trumpeter, drummer, and bandleader…