BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut for Blues Immortal WILLIEDIXON, The Father of Modern Gospel Music THOMAS A DORSEY, Harmonica Master JAMESCOTTON, and a Night at the Opera without the Marx Brothers….
BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut for the Clown Prince of Jive Himself LOUISJORDAN, The One and Only Duke of Earl GENECHANDLER, Gospel Queen MAVISSTAPLES, The Eternally S-m-o-o-t-h Mr B – BILLYECKSTINE, Honkin’ Tenor Sax Titan SAM ‘THEMAN’ TAYLOR and much, much more…..
BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUES For Motown Immortal and One Time Detroit City Council Member MARTHAREEVES, The Once and Future King of the New York Streets and Honorary Mayor of the Bronx For Life DION, STAX Soul Man WILLIAMBELL, and the High Priest of Rock ‘N’ Roll Madness SCREAMINGJAYHAWKINS, along with a few Songs of the Season and a Preview of Saturday’s JUNIORBROWN at the Dakota show……
It’s a BIRTHDAY-IN-BLUE for MICKJAGGER< who achieves his allotted three-score-and-ten years – - turns 70(!!!) – - this coming Friday—July 26. We’ll be celebrating with Rolling Stones and solo tracks – many of the Usual Suspects as well as more than a few out-of-left-field gems — ranging from 1963 to 2012….
BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut for The Original Giant of Jazz LOUISARMSTRONG, The Architect of the Big Band Sound DONREDMAN, Longtime Ellingtonian LAWRENCEBROWN, Jazz Guitar Legends CHARLIECHRISTIAN and KENNYBURRELL, Forefather of The Big Beat ROYMILTON, HOMERHAYNES of Homer and Jethro infamy and Our Own Scandinavian Cowboy and All Around GoodGuy JAYPETERSON.