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Music History April 4

BORN ON APRIL 4 1913 – Muddy Waters, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1983) 1928 – Monty Norman, English singer-songwriter 1932 – Clive Davis, American record producer, founded Arista Records and J Records 1940 – Sharon Sheeley, American singer-songwriter (d….

Music History April 3

BORN ON APRIL 3 1938 – Jeff Barry, American singer-songwriter, and producer 1941 – Jan Berry, American singer-songwriter (Jan & Dean) (d. 2004) 1943 – Richard Manuel, Canadian singer-songwriter and pianist (The Band) (d. 1986) 1946 – Dee Murray, English…

Mitch Ryder Inducted Into Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame

DETROIT, Mich. — Mitch Ryder has thrilled audiences on many Detroit stages since he first started performing in his hometown as a teenager. However, when the rocker takes the stage at Detroit’s historic Music Hall on June 11, he will…

Music History March 31

BORN ON MARCH 31 1913 – Etta Baker, American singer and guitarist (d. 2006) 1928 – Lefty Frizzell, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1975) 1933 – Anita Carter, American singer-songwriter and bassist (Carter Family and The Carter Sisters) (d. 1999)…

Music History March 30

BORN ON MARCH 30 1914 – Sonny Boy Williamson I, American singer-songwriter and harmonica player (d. 1948) 1941 – Graeme Edge, English singer-songwriter and drummer (The Moody Blues) 1945 – Eric Clapton, English guitarist and singer-songwriter (The Yardbirds, John Mayall…

Music History March 29

BORN ON MARCH 29 1943 – Chad Allan, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Guess Who) 1944 – Terry Jacks, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist 1945 – Speedy Keen, English singer-songwriter, keyboard player (Thunderclap Newman) (d. 2002) 1946 – Billy Thorpe, English-Australian singer-songwriter,…