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Music History September 15

BORN ON SEPTEMBER 15 1903 – Roy Acuff, American singer-songwriter and fiddler (d. 1992) 1908 – Kid Sheik, American trumpet player (Preservation Hall Jazz Band) (d. 1996) 1921 – Snooky Pryor, American harmonica player (d. 2006) 1928 – Cannonball Adderley,…

Remembering Grant Hart: March 18, 1961 – September 14, 2017

Photo by Andrew Moxom Confession: I once was someone, who, if given the prompt “Hüsker Dü,” would imagine Bob Mould playing his Flying V guitar, and then would imagine Greg Norton playing bass with his ahead-of-its-time-slash-left-over-from-the-70s hipster ‘stache. Grant Hart…

Music History September 14

BORN ON SEPTEMBER 12 1941 – Alex St. Clair, American guitarist and songwriter (Captain Beefheart) (d. 2006) 1949 – Steve Gaines, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd) (d. 1977) 1949 – Ed King, American guitarist and songwriter (Lynyrd Skynyrd, Hunger,…

Music History September 13

BORN ON SEPTEMBER 13 1893 – Larry Shields, American clarinet player (Original Dixieland Jazz Band) (d. 1953) 1908 – Chu Berry, American swing saxophonist (d. 1941) 1911 – Bill Monroe, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1996) 1922 – Charles Brown,…

Music History September 12

BORN ON SEPTEMBER 12 1931 – George Jones, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2013) 1944 – Barry White, American singer-songwriter (d. 2003) 1944 – Colin Young, Barbadian-English singer (The Foundations) 1946 – Tony Bellamy, Mexican-American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Redbone) (d….