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Music History April 7

BORN ON APRIL 7 1908 – Percy Faith, Canadian composer, bandleader (d. 1976) 1915 – Billie Holiday, American singer-songwriter (d. 1959) 1920 – Ravi Shankar, Indian-American sitar player (d. 2012) 1932 – Cal Smith, American singer and guitarist (d. 2013)…

Music History April 6

BORN ON APRIL 6 1918 – Big Walter Horton, American blues harmonica player (d. 1981) 1927 – Gerry Mulligan, American saxophonist, clarinet player (d. 1996) 1937 – Merle Haggard, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Strangers and The Buckaroos) 1944 –…

Music History April 5

BORN ON APRIL 5 1928 – Tony Williams, American singer (The Platters) (d. 1992) 1931 – Jack Clement, American singer-songwriter (d. 2013) 1932 – Billy Bland, American singer-songwriter 1934 – Stanley Turrentine, American saxophonist (d. 2000) 1939 – Crispian St….