The Dog Days are upon us once more and the Sounds of Late Summer are in order. Also, today is the 107th Anniversary of the birth of LOUISARMSTRONG which we’ll celebrate in High Satchmo Style. Other Birthdays-in-Blue include pioneering Rhythm and Blues bandleader LUCKYMILLENDER, Piano Pounder and Bandleader FREDDIESLACK, BOBBYHATFIELD of the Righteous Brothers, The One and Only RONNIESPECTOR, and DAMITA JO.
Katherine Werner came to encourage us all to join in our local neighborhood Building Communities For 25 Years – National Nite Out on Tuesday evening August 5th. Meet and greet neighbors and have a fun time!
Remembering ‘G.I. JO’JO STAFFORD, The Voice of the Home Front, recently passed at age 90. Two Rhythm and Blues RIPs as well-New Orleans’ own CHUCKCARBO of the Spiders and EARLNELSON of Hollywood Flames and Bob And Earl Fame. Birthdays-in-Blue for the Original Solid Sender and Godfather of Rhythm and Blues ROYMILTON and a pair of jazz guitar Giants-KENNYBURRELL, who turns 77 Thursday and Pioneering Electric Guitarist CHARLIECHRISTIAN.