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#2969230 - 01/16/19 04:22 AM Re: alrighty then...POSTHUMOUS birthdays... [Re: whitefang]
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And today, if he stuck around, BOB BOGLE of The Ventures would be 85!
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#2969955 - 01/19/19 05:21 AM Re: alrighty then...POSTHUMOUS birthdays... [Re: whitefang]
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JANIS JOPLIN would have been 76 today.... cry

One of her very last.... frown

https://youtu.be/C-GFqhCq2HA

Saw her with BIG BROTHER at The Grande in '69, and she damned near blew the HAIR OFF MY HEAD!!!
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#2969966 - 01/19/19 07:03 AM Re: alrighty then...POSTHUMOUS birthdays... [Re: whitefang]
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May Janis always take a little piece of our hearts...here she is rocking out with Tom Jones. One of those times when she had a little fun and you can tell Tom did too...




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#2970163 - 01/20/19 05:27 AM Re: alrighty then...POSTHUMOUS birthdays... [Re: Larryz]
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And today is the 131st anniversary of HUDDIE LEDBETTER'S (Leadbelly) birth.

Lots of recordings, but VERY LITTLE film footage! wink
https://youtu.be/xn50JSI0W-E

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#2970858 - 01/23/19 03:57 AM Re: alrighty then...POSTHUMOUS birthdays... [Re: whitefang]
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Well, CAEVAN hasn't yet got around to HIS annual mention of DJANGO REINHARDT'S birthday...

His 109th today! smile

And as much fun to WATCH as to LISTEN to! wink



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#2970911 - 01/23/19 08:14 AM Re: alrighty then...POSTHUMOUS birthdays... [Re: whitefang]
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Django, will always be remembered by me, as one of the greatest at improvisation. He has inspired me to try and learn to improvise and to play through the pain in my hands due to arthritis as I get older. I'm so glad others can experience his playing on YouTube. cool
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#2971163 - 01/24/19 04:32 AM Re: alrighty then...POSTHUMOUS birthdays... [Re: Larryz]
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Got plenty of his stuff on CD too. Spent most of yesterday "burning out" my CD player with him burning up the fretboard! wink
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#2975039 - 02/11/19 04:03 AM Re: alrighty then...POSTHUMOUS birthdays... [Re: whitefang]
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Today( 2/11/19) marks the 105th anniversary of the birth of another of my favorite "old time" bluesmen.....

JOSH WHITE Sr.



His son(Jr.) would be a "regular" on a local '70's children's TV show, HOT FUDGE every weekend morning. My kids LOVED that show!
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