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Charles Evers (1922 - 2020)

James Charles Evers (September 11, 1922 – July 22, 2020) was an American civil rights activist, businessman, radio personality, and politician. Evers was known for his role in the civil rights moveme...

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2/5/2024
2/19/2024
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2/5/2024

Charles Evers (1922 - 2020)

James Charles Evers (September 11, 1922 – July 22, 2020) was an American civil rights activist, businessman, radio personality, and politician. Evers was known for his role in the civil rights moveme...

2/19/2024

Robert Johnson MP (1911 - 1938)

en.wikipedia Robert Leroy Johnson (May 8, 1911 – August 16, 1938) was an American blues singer and musician. His landmark recordings from 1936–37 display a combination of singing, guitar skills, and ...

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4/28/2012
7/31/2023
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4/28/2012

Robert Johnson MP (1911 - 1938)

en.wikipedia Robert Leroy Johnson (May 8, 1911 – August 16, 1938) was an American blues singer and musician. His landmark recordings from 1936–37 display a combination of singing, guitar skills, and ...

7/31/2023

Lead Belly MP (1888 - 1949)

"Walter Boyd"

Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter was a folk and blues singer and musician who led a notoriously violent life. He was imprisoned for murder in Texas in 1918, but won early release in 1925 combined by good ...

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5/23/2015
7/29/2023
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5/23/2015

Lead Belly MP (1888 - 1949)

"Walter Boyd"

Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter was a folk and blues singer and musician who led a notoriously violent life. He was imprisoned for murder in Texas in 1918, but won early release in 1925 combined by good ...

7/29/2023

Miles Davis MP (1926 - 1991)

Wikipedia - Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) An American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the hist...

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5/23/2016
5/11/2023
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5/23/2016

Miles Davis MP (1926 - 1991)

Wikipedia - Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) An American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the hist...

5/11/2023

James Charles "Jimmie" Rodgers MP (1897 - 1933)

"Jimmie"

Find A Grave:"Musician. He was a country singer known most widely for his rhythmic yodeling and for his songs about the common man and his trials. He has been called "The Father of Country Music," "The...

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1/5/2020
11/21/2021
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1/5/2020

James Charles "Jimmie" Rodgers MP (1897 - 1933)

"Jimmie"

Find A Grave:"Musician. He was a country singer known most widely for his rhythmic yodeling and for his songs about the common man and his trials. He has been called "The Father of Country Music," "The...

11/21/2021

Lillian Shedd McMurray (1921 - 1991)

Lillian McMurry owned the Diamond Record Company and served as producer for its Trumpet label, which strongly influenced the development of modern blues. Lillian Shedd was born into a musical family in...

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11/8/2021
11/8/2021
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11/8/2021

Lillian Shedd McMurray (1921 - 1991)

Lillian McMurry owned the Diamond Record Company and served as producer for its Trumpet label, which strongly influenced the development of modern blues. Lillian Shedd was born into a musical family in...

11/8/2021

John Lee Hooker MP (1917 - 2001)

Singer, Songwriter and Guitar Master of the Delta, Talking and Memphis Country Blues, Creator of the Boogie Blues John Lee Hooker was a Blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. Though he lived in Detroi...

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5/23/2015
12/24/2020
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5/23/2015

John Lee Hooker MP (1917 - 2001)

Singer, Songwriter and Guitar Master of the Delta, Talking and Memphis Country Blues, Creator of the Boogie Blues John Lee Hooker was a Blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. Though he lived in Detroi...

12/24/2020

Little Richard MP (1932 - 2020)

Little Richard gifted with the moniker the “Innovator and Architect of Rock and Roll” equally deserves the title as the “Factual”, “King of Rock and Roll”. He was one of the most influential figures in...

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8/7/2016
12/23/2020
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8/7/2016

Little Richard MP (1932 - 2020)

Little Richard gifted with the moniker the “Innovator and Architect of Rock and Roll” equally deserves the title as the “Factual”, “King of Rock and Roll”. He was one of the most influential figures in...

12/23/2020

Howlin' Wolf MP (1910 - 1976)

Chester "Howlin' Wolf" Burnett (1910-1976) was a Blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player and one of the best know Chicago blues artists. Several of his songs, such as "Smokestack Lightnin'", "Back...

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5/18/2015
12/22/2020
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5/18/2015

Howlin' Wolf MP (1910 - 1976)

Chester "Howlin' Wolf" Burnett (1910-1976) was a Blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player and one of the best know Chicago blues artists. Several of his songs, such as "Smokestack Lightnin'", "Back...

12/22/2020

Ike Turner MP (1931 - 2007)

"Ike"

Considered to be one of the fathers of rock and roll, Ike Turner’s first recording, "Rocket 88" by "Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats," in 1951, is considered by some to be the "first rock and roll so...

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6/9/2011
12/22/2020
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6/9/2011

Ike Turner MP (1931 - 2007)

"Ike"

Considered to be one of the fathers of rock and roll, Ike Turner’s first recording, "Rocket 88" by "Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats," in 1951, is considered by some to be the "first rock and roll so...

12/22/2020

Sam Phillips MP (1923 - 2003)

Cornelius Phillips (January 5, 1923 – July 30, 2003) was an American record producer. He was the founder of Sun Records and Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, where he produced recordings by Elvis Presl...

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9/26/2020
9/26/2020
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9/26/2020

Sam Phillips MP (1923 - 2003)

Cornelius Phillips (January 5, 1923 – July 30, 2003) was an American record producer. He was the founder of Sun Records and Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, where he produced recordings by Elvis Presl...

9/26/2020

Otis Ray Redding, Jr. MP (1941 - 1967)

Ray Redding Jr. (September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, arranger, and talent scout. He is considered one of the greatest singers in the history of A...

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8/15/2017
8/15/2017
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8/15/2017

Otis Ray Redding, Jr. MP (1941 - 1967)

Ray Redding Jr. (September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, arranger, and talent scout. He is considered one of the greatest singers in the history of A...

8/15/2017

Son House MP (1902 - 1988)

"Edward James House", "Jr."

Eddie James "Son" House was one of the blues musical genre's pioneers. He influenced such blues legends as Robert Johnson , Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters . He is known for his emotional, heart-felt sin...

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5/23/2015
5/24/2015
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5/23/2015

Son House MP (1902 - 1988)

"Edward James House", "Jr."

Eddie James "Son" House was one of the blues musical genre's pioneers. He influenced such blues legends as Robert Johnson , Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters . He is known for his emotional, heart-felt sin...

5/24/2015

John Dawson Winter, III MP (1944 - 2014)

John Dawson Winter III (February 23, 1944 – July 16, 2014), known as Johnny Winter, was an American blues guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and producer. Best known for his high-energy blues-ro...

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8/26/2014
8/26/2014
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8/26/2014

John Dawson Winter, III MP (1944 - 2014)

John Dawson Winter III (February 23, 1944 – July 16, 2014), known as Johnny Winter, was an American blues guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and producer. Best known for his high-energy blues-ro...

8/26/2014