Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Musical Memories April 21st



1907 - Beatrice Kay, singer/actress born in New York, NY (d.1986)


1908 - Frank Perkins, composer/conductor born in Salem, Mass. (d.1988)

1917 - Joe Dixon, jazz clarinetist born in Lynn, Mass. (d.1998)


1919 - Don Cornell, singer born in New York, NY (d.2004)



1922 - Mundell Lowe, jazz guitarist born in Laurel, Miss. (age93)



1924 - Sonny Berman, trumpet star born in New Haven, Conn. (d.1947)



1924 - Ira Louvin, country singer born in Rainsville, Ala (d.1965)




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1939 - Joe Young, lyricist dies at 49



1956 - Elvis Presley's 1st hit record, "Heartbreak Hotel", becomes #1


1961 - James Melton, singer dies at 57


1978 - Sandy Denny, singer/songwriter dies at 37


1999 - Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, actor/singer/bandleader dies at 94


2000 - Neal Matthews, Jr., singer dies at 70


2003 - Nina Simone, singer/pianist dies at 70



2008 - Al Wilson, singer dies at 68

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