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- Singer, drummer and pianist - (He recorded, "Summertime" and "Sitting In The Park") - Worked with The Stewart Gospel Singers, The Marquees and The Rainbows - Washington Area Music Association Hall Of Fame Inductee. Lucille Hegamin (Lucille Nelson) (aka The Georgia Peach and The Cameo Girl) - Died 3-1-1970 in New York, NY, U. Emery Mc Clung (Emery Samuel Mc Clung) - Died 3-9-1970 - Born 1-3-1910 in Beckley, WV, U. - Played guitar - He was a member of John & Emery Mc Clung ("Birdie" and "The Fun Is All Over"), The West Virginia Trail Blazers, The West Virginia Snake Hunters ("Standin' In The Need Of Prayer" and "Walk In The Streets Of Glory") and The Mc Clung Brothers ("Trail Blazer's Favorites" and "Alabama Jubilee"). Perry Bradford (aka Mule) - Died 4-22-1970 in New York, NY, U. Bobby Donaldson (Robert Stanley Donaldson) - Died 1971 ( Jazz ) Born in Boston, MA, U. - Drummer - Worked with Buck Clayton, Cat Anderson, Mel Powell, Ruby Braff, Benny Goodman, Red Norvo, Count Basie, Russell Procope, Herbie Mann, Edmond Hall, Kenny Burrell, Frank Wess and others. George Pegram (George Franklin Pegram Jr.) - Died 9-12-1974 - Bone cancer ( Folk ) Born 8-5-1911 - Played banjo (He did,"Good Ol' Mountain Dew" and "John Henry") Worked with Clegg Garner's band, Corbett Bennett And His Mountain Dudes, Walter "Red" Parham, Fred Cockerham and The Okie Mountain Boys. Billie Pierce (Wilhelmina Goodson ) - Died 9-29-1974 in New Orleans, LA, U. Harry Carney (Harry Howell Carney) - Died 10-8-1974 in New York, NY, U. Ed Sullivan (Edward Vincent Sullivan) (aka Old Stone Face) - Died in New York, NY, U. - Esophageal cancer ( TV Host ) Born 9-28-1902 in New York, NY, U. - (He recorded, "The Sulli-Gulli" with The Ed Sullivan Singers and Orchestra) - Introduced The Beatles to America and showcased many other rock groups including The Rolling Stones and The Doors . - Guitarist - (He did, "Weeping Willow Blues" and "Nit Wit") - Worked with Eddie Boyd ("Five Long Years") and Ernest Cotton And His Trio.- Died 1-24-1970 - Robbed and beaten to death ( Doo Wop ) Born 9-24-1935 in New York, U. - Was a member of The Heartbeats (They did, "A Thousand Miles Away") and The Limelites (They did, "Daddy's Home" and "Our Anniversary"). Darrell Banks (Darrell Eubanks) - Died 2-24-1970 in Detroit, MI, U. - Shot by a policeman he was aiming a gun at ( R&B - Soul ) Born 7-25-1937 in Mansfield, OH, U. - (He did, "Open The Door To Your Heart" and "Somebody (Somewhere Needs You)"). Jackie Opel (Dalton Sinclair Bishop) - Died 3-8-1970 in Bridgetown, Barbados - Car accident ( Ska - R&B - Calypso - Soul - Gospel ) Born 1938 - Composer, bassist and singer - (He did, "Shelter The Storm" and "Wipe These Tears") - Worked with The Skatalites, Hortense Ellis, Doreen Schaffer, Bob Marley and Peter Tosh. Earl Hooker (Earl Zebedee Hooker) - Died 4-21-1970 - Pulmonary tuberculosis ( Blues ) Born 1-15-1930 in Clarksdale, Mississippi, U. - (He did, "Two Bugs And A Roach" and "Bertha") - Worked with Muddy Waters, Ricky Allen and Lillian Offitt. Cliff Jackson - Died 5-24-1970 ( Jazz ) Born 7-19-1902 in Culpepper, WI, U. - Was a member of The Krazy Kats (They did,"Horse Feathers" and "The Terror") Worked with Bob Fuller, Elmer Snowden and Lionel Howard's Musical Aces - He was married to singer, Maxine Sullivan. -1970 - Highway accident ( Rock ) Born in Montreal, Canada - Singer and organist - Was a member of Influence (They did,"I Don't Know Why" and "Natural Impulse") - Worked with Buddy Miles ("Them Changes"), The Soul Mates' Bob And The Messengers and Wilson Pickett. Alex Miranda - Died 1971 ( Doo-Wop ) Bass singer - Was a member of The Starlights who changed their name to The Gleamers and finally to The Eternals (They did, "Rockin' In The Jungle" and "Babalu's Wedding Day"). Noel Boggs (Noel Edwin Boggs) - Died 8-31-1974 ( Country ) Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U. - Played steel guitar - Worked with Hank Penny's Radio Cowboys and Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys (They did, "Texas Playboy Rag" and "Roly Poly"), Spade Cooley, Sheb Wooley and Merle Travis - Steel Guitar Hall Of Fame Inductee. Robbie Mc Intosh - Died 9-23-74 in Hollywood, CA, U. - Inhaled a lethal amount of heroin thinking it was cocaine ( Rock ) Born 5-6-1950 in Dundee, Scotland - Was a drummer for The Average White Band (They did, "Pick Up The Pieces"), The Senate and Brian Auger's Oblivion Express. Anne Sexton (Anne Gray Harvey) - Died 10-4-1974 - Suicide by asphyxiation ( Poet ) Born 11-9-1928 in Newton, Mass., U. - She led the chamber rock group, Anne Sexton And Her Kind (They did, "Woman With Girdle"). Pink Anderson (Pinkney Anderson ) - Died in Spartanburg, SC, U. - Heart attack ( Blues ) Born 2-12-1900 in Laurens, South Carolina, U. - Singer and guitarist - (Recorded, "South Forest Boogie" and "Travelin' Man") - Worked with Blind Simmie Dooley - Father of musician, Little Pink Anderson.The cafe, now open at 315 Massachusetts Ave., has entertaining names for each of its signature beverages, which go for . The Godfather consists of strawberries, mint, and matcha; Green Gables comes with pineapple, milk, and gunpowder green tea; and the Rosalind has milk, matcha, and coffee. ").- Died 8-2-1972 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, U. - Heroin overdose ( Rock ) Born 9-8-1944 in in Tacoma, Washington, U. - Bassist - Was a member of Men who became The Association (They did, "Windy" and "Never My Love"). - Songwriter and singer - (He co-wrote,"Honeysuckle Rose" and "Ain't Misbehavin" with Fats Waller). S - Was a keyboardist for The Grateful Dead - Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee. Vaughn Monroe (Vaughn Wilton Monroe) (aka The Voice With Hairs On Its Chest and Old Leather Tonsils) - Died 5-21-1973 in Stuart, FL, U. - After stomach surgery ( Pop - Swing ) Born 10-7-1911 in Akron, OH, U. - Singer, trumpeter and bandleader - (He did, "Black Denim Trousers And Motorcycle Boots", "There! Bill Harris (Willard Palmer Harris) - Died 8-21-1973 in Hallandale, FL, U. Albert Nicholas - Died 9-3-1973 in Basle, Switzerland ( Jazz ) Born 5-27-1900 in New Orleans, LA, U. - Played Clarinet - Worked with Oliver's Dixie Syncopators, Jelly Roll Morton, Art Hodes, Bunk Johnson, Kid Ory, Buddy Petit and Manuel Perez. Hugo Winterhalter - Died 9-17-1973 ( Pop - Big Band ) Born 8-15-1909 in Wilkes-Barre, PA, U. (He did "Canadian Sunset" and an orchestral version of "Blue Christmas") - Worked with Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Raymond Scott, Claude Thornhill, Billy Eckstine and Dinah Shore.
Scotty Stoneman (Calvin Scott Stoneman) - Died 3-4-1973 - Alcohol poisoning ( Country - Bluegrass ) Born 8-4-1932 in Galax, VA, U. - Played Violin - Was a member of The Stonemans and The Kentucky Colonels (They did, "John Henry" and "Flat Fork"). Mc Kernan)- Died 3-6-1973 in Corte Madera, California, U. - Stomach hemorrhage and liver failure ( Rock ) Born 9-8-1945 in San Bruno, California, U. Elmer Snowden (Elmer Chester Snowden) - Died 5-14-1973 ( Jazz ) Born 10-9-1900 in Baltimore, MD, U. - Was the leader of The Washingtonians, a group who would later become The Duke Ellington Orchestra. Higginbotham) - Died 5-26-1973 ( Jazz ) Born 5-11-1906 in Social Circle, GA, U. Paul Williams - Died 8-17-1973 - Shot himself ( Soul ) Born 7-2-1939 in Birmingham, Alabama, U. - Was a member of The Cavaliers and The Elgins who changed their name to The Temptations (They did, "My Girl" and "Ain't Too Proud To Beg") - Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee. Josef "Sejba" Blaha - Died 9-1-1973 in Ostratice, Czechoslovakia - Bus crash ( Jazz ) Born 8-3-1943 in Prikazy, Czechoslovakia (at the time Bohemia-Moravian Protectorat) - Played piano, oboe, organ and composed for Orchestr Gustava Broma (They did, "Ornis" and "Ararat"). ( Tin Pan Alley ) Born 9-7-1897 in Russia - Composer and pianist - (Co-wrote, "On A Little Bamboo Bridge" and "You Gotta Be A Football Hero") - His songs have been recorded by Duke Ellington, Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holliday, Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Al Jolson, Bing Crosby, Benny Goodman, Ozzie Nelson, Lawrence Welk, Patti Page and Louis Armstrong - Father of songwriters, The Sherman Brothers - He was married to actress, Rosa Dancis.
Big John Greer (John Marshall Greer) - Died 5-12-1972 ( Blues ) Born (He did,"Got You On My Mind" and "Bottle It Up And Go") Worked with Wynonie Harris, Hal "Cornbread" Singer and Bill Doggett. -1972 ( Polka ) Born in Chocholow, Poland - Singer - Owner of Pulaski Village and Club Antoinette which hosted music acts such as Eddie Wojcik, Frankie Yankovic, Eddie Zima, Steve Adamczyk, Li'l Wally, Johnny Hyzny, The Polka Dot 5, Johnny Bomba, Marion Lush and Joey Jarosz - Mother of band leader, Eddie Blazonczyk - International Polka Music Hall Of Fame Inductee.- Mister Five-By-Five - Died 6-8-1972 in New York, NY, U. - Leukemia ( Jazz - Blues Shouter ) Born 8-26-1903 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U. Clyde Mc Phatter (Clyde Lensley Mc Phatter) - Died 6-13-1972 - Heart, liver and kidney ailments ( R&B - Gospel ) Born in Durham, North Carolina, U. - (He did, "Lover Please") Was a member of Billy Ward and The Dominoes (They did, "Have Mercy Baby") and The Drifters (They did, "Money Honey") - Worked with The Mount Lebanon Singers - Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee. ( Blues - Jazz ) Born 9-19-1887 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, U. - Pianist - She was a member of The Blues Serenaders - Woked with Ida Cox, Ma Rainey, Ethel Waters and Alberta Hunter. Oscar Levant - Died 8-14-1972 in Beverly Hills, CA, U. - Heart attack ( Pop - Orchestral ) Born in Pittsburgh, PA, U. - Pianist, composer and actor - (Co-wrote, "Blame It On My Youth") - Worked with Al Jolson - He had been married to actress, Barbara Woodell and singer and actress, June Gale. - Comedian, dancer and composer - (He wrote or co-wrote, "On The Good Ship Lollipop" and "Ma, He's Making Eyes At Me") - Collaborated with Cliff Friend, Lew Pollack, Sam Stept, Lew Brown, Richard Whiting, Con Conrad, Oscar Levant, Jay Gorney, Harry Warren, Buddy De Sylva, Vincent Youmans and Jimmy Monaco - Songwriters Hall Of Fame Inductee. Black Ace (aka Buck Turner) (Babe Kyro Lemon Turner) - Died 11-7-1972 in Fort Worth, TX, U. - Cancer ( Blues ) Born in Hughes Springs, Texas, U. - Played National steel guitar and was a singer - (He did, "Black Ace" and "Hitchhiking Woman").- Died in Macon, GA, U. - Brain hemorrhage after a motorcycle crash ( Rock ) Born 4-1-1948 in Chicago, Illinois, U. - Guitarist and bassist - Was a member of The Shanes, The Roemans (They did, "Your Friend" and "When The Sun Shines In The Mornin'"), Second Coming and The Allman Brothers Band (They did, "Stand Back" and "Melissa") - "Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee". - Led Bill Johnson's Louisiana Jug Band (They did, "Don't Drink It In Here" and "Get The L On Down The Road") - Worked with King Oliver, Johnny Dodds and Bunk Johnson - He claimed to have invented the slap style of playing the stringed bass, plucking instead of bowing. John, The Coasters and Willie Bobo ("Fried Neck Bones And Some Homefries"). Charlie "The Redman" Freeman - Died 1-31-1973 - Choked on his vomit after heavy drug use ( Rock ) Was a member of The Royal Spades, The Mar-Keys and The Joe Lee Orchestra - Worked with Chuck Berry, Slim Harpo, Bobby Bland and many others. Noel Coward - Died 3-26-1973 ( Cabaret - Pop - Musicals ) Born in Teddington, Middlesex, England - Singer and song writer (He did,"Mad Dogs And Englishmen" and "Mary Make Believe") Worked with Gertrude Lawrence. - Lyricist and pianist - (He co-wrote, "Singin' in the Rain" and "We'll Make Hay While the Sun Shines") - Worked with The Marx Brothers - Collaborated with Gus Arnheim, Nacio Herb Brown and Abe Lyman - Was an associate producer for the film, The Wizard of Oz - Songwriters Hall Of Fame Inductee. - Pianist - (He did, "Echoes Of Spring" and "Relaxin") - Worked with Mamie Smith ("Crazy Blues"), Sonny White and Cecil Scott. -1973 ( Jazz ) Born 7-29-1907 in New Orleans, LA, U. - Trombonist - Was the leader of Albert Wynn And His Gutbucket Seven (They did, "Ice Cream" and "The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise") - Worked with The Bluebirds' Kids Band, The Jazz-O-Maniacs, Sam Wooding, The Gold Coast Jazz Band, Lil Armstrong and Punch Miller. Jiri Staidl - Died 10-9-1973 in Ricany, Czechoslovakia - Car crash ( Pop - Rock ) Born 1-22-1943 in Prague, Czechoslovakia (at the time Bohemia-Moravian Protectorat) - He wrote lyrics for many Czechoslovak singers including Karel Gott (He did, "Lady Carneval", "Mistral" and "Hej Pani Konsele").
( Gospel ) Born 8-9-1890 or 1893 in Columbus, GA, U. - Played guitar - He had been married to singer, Blind Mamie Forehand (They did, "Mother's Prayer" and "I'm So Glad Today"). - Born 2-23-1897 in Kiev, Russia (now Ukraine) - Played mandolin - Worked with Django Reinhardt, Jimmie Haskell and Laverne Gustafson ("St. Antonina Blazonczyk (Antoinette Blazonczyk) - Died 6-? " and "Blues In The Dark") - Was a member of The Blue Devils - Worked with Count Basie ("Boogie Woogie") and Bennie Moten. Mezz Mezzrow (Milton Mesirow) - Died 8-5-1972 in Paris, France ( Blues - Jazz ) Born 10-9-1899 in Chicago, IL, U. - Played saxophone and clarinet - Worked with Sidney Bechet, The Jungle Kings, The Chicago Rhythm Kings, Buck Clayton, Tommy Ladnier and Eddie Condon.- Died 8-7-1972 in Santa Monica, California, U. - Breast cancer - Born 4-6-1929 in Salt Lake City, Utah, U. - Actress and singer - (She did, "The Web of Love" and "The Silencers") - Appeared in the films, Marriage On The Rocks and Hot Cars and on TV's, The Beverly Hillbillies and Love That Bob. - Singer - (He did, "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter") - Worked with The Charioteers (They did, "A Kiss And A Rose") - Vocal Group Hall Of Fame Foundation Inductee. - Played cornet and trumpet - (He can be heard on Barbara George's, "I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)") - Worked with Sam Cooke, Aretha Franklin, Herbie Hancock, King Curtis ("Pots And Pans"), The Rascals, Dr. - He played banjo and trombone (He did,"Muskrat Ramble") Worked with Louis Armstrong, King Oliver, Johnny Dodds, Sidney Bechet and Jimmie Noone - Leader of the 1st black jazz band to make records, Spike's Seven Pods Of Pepper Orchestra (They did,"Society Blues" and "Ory's Creole Trombone"). Brew Moore (Milton Aubrey Moore Jr.) - Died 3-19-1973 - Fell down a flight of stairs (Jazz ) Born 3-26-1924 in Indianola - Tenor - Worked with The Claude Thornhill Band, Sahib Shibab, Lars Gullin, Louis Hjuland, Ben Axen and William Schiopffe. I've Said It Again" and "In The Middle Of The House"). Gram Parsons ( Cecil Ingram Connor ) - Died 9-19-1973 in Joshua Tree, CA, U. - Heart failure from tequila and morphine overdose ( Rock ) Born 11-5-1946 in Winter Haven, Florida, U. - Was a member of The Shilos, The Legends, The International Submarine Band, The Byrds and The Flying Burrito Brothers - "Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee"Jim Croce - Died 9-20-1973 in Natchitoches, LA, U. - Plane crash ( Rock - Pop ) Born 1-10-1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U. - Singer and guitarist - (He did, "Time In A Bottle", "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" and "You Don't Mess Around With Jim") - Songwriters Hall Of Fame Inductee.- Died 9-20-1973 in Natchitoches, LA, U. - Plane crash ( Rock - Pop ) Born 1-14-1949 in Trenton, New Jersey, U. - Guitarist, singer and songwriter - (He did, "Mister Bainbridge" and "Free to Love You") - Worked with Jim Croce (They did, "Salon and Saloon" and "I Got a Name")Young Family Band, Bennie Moten's Orchestra, Duke Ellington's Orchestra (They did, "Cotton Tail" and "All Too Soon") - Worked with Jap Allen, Blanche Calloway, Andy Kirk, Fletcher Henderson, Benny Carter and Willie Bryant."Colonel" Bill Williams - Died 10-6-1973 in Greenup, KY, U. - Heart attack ( Blues ) Born 2-28-1897 in Richmond, Virginia, U. - Singer and guitarist - (He did, "Low And Lonesome" and "When The Roses Bloom Again") - Worked with Blind Blake.- Died 10-9-1973 - Stroke ( Gospel - Blues ) Born 3-20-1921 in Cotton Plant, AR, U. - Singer and guitarist - (She did,"End Of My Journey" and covered Tommy Dorsey's,"This Train") - Worked with Marie Knight ("Didn't It Rain") and Cab Calloway.
Ishman Bracey (Ishmon Bracey) - Died 2-12-1970 ( Blues ) Born 1-9-1901 in Byram, Mississippi, U. - (He did, "Suitcase Full Of Blues" and "Bust Up Blues") - Woked with Tommy Johnson and Charlie Mc Coy. - Singer - Worked with The Blue Flame Syncopators, Tony Jackson and Jelly Roll Morton - Wife of pianist, Bill Hegamin. Lou Watts (Louis Thomas Watts) (aka Kid Thomas) - Died 4-13-1970 in Los Angeles, CA, U. - Shot by the father of a child he was accused of killing ( R&B ) Born 6-20-1934 in Sturgis, Mississippi, U. - (He did, "Wolf Pack " and "Rockin' This Joint Tonight"). - Singer, songwriter and pianist - (He wrote, "Keep A Knockin" and Mamie Smith's, "That Thing Called Love") - Led Perry Bradford And His Gang and Perry Bradford's Jazz Phools - Worked with The Gulf Coast Seven, The Georgia Strutters, Alberta Hunter, Louis Armstrong, Johnny Dunn and James P. George Goldner - Died 5-15-1970 - Heart attack ( Record Label Owner - Producer ) Born 1918 in New York, NY, U. - Worked with The Crows, The Flamingos, The Cleftones, The Shangri-Las, The Teenagers, The Chantels, Little Richard and Lou Christie. Hal Dickinson (Harold Hunt Dickinson Jr.) - Died in Santa Barbara, CA, U. May Singhi Breen - The Ukulele Lady - Died ( Jazz - Pop ) Born 2-24-1895 in New York, NY, U. - Played Ukulele - (Co-wrote, "Ukulele Blues") - Was a member of The Syncopators - Appeared on NBC's, "Sweethearts Of The Air" with her husband songwriter, Peter De Rose for more than 15 years - Ukulele Hall Of Fame Inductee. Captain John (John Handy) - Died 1-12-1971 in New York, NY, U. Jesse Price - Died 4-19-1974 in Los Angeles, CA, U. Robert Le Lievre - Died 8-26-1974 in Copenhagen - Suicide ( Rock - Folk ) Singer, songwriter and guitarist - Was a member of Cy, Maia & Robert and Pan (They did, "In A Simple Way" and "Ride Across My Bed"). - Actor - (He had hits with, "Dutchman's Gold" (with Billy Vaughn), "Old Rivers" and "Mama Sang A Song") - He acted as Grandpa on the TV's, The Real Mc Coys. - Singer and pianist - (She did, "In The Racket" and "Billie's Gumbo Blues") - Worked with her husband, De De Pierce and with Bessie Smith, Alphonse Picou, Emile Barnes, George Lewis and The Preservation Hall Jazz Band. - Baritone saxophonist and clarinetist - Worked with Duke Ellington (They did, "Rockin' In Rhythm") - Was one of the first jazz musicians to master circular breathing, using it to hold an endless note.
- Songwriter - (Co-wrote, "Dont Get Around Much Any More" and "A Lonesome Cup Of Coffee") - Wrote songs for the films, "The Girl Cant Help It" and "That Midnight Kiss" - Collaborated with Harold Spina, Lou Alter, Peter De Rose, Duke Ellington, Bronislaw Kaper, Lester Lee, Harry Warren and Carl Sigman - Songwriters Hall Of Fame Inductee. Lewis, Cal Smith, Billy Edd Wheeler, Mel Tillis and Ernest Tubb - Worked for Columbia Records and Decca Records - Formed Todd Records which signed Pee Wee King, Joe Henderson and Dub Dickerson - Country Music Hall Of Fame Inductee. Johnny Hodges (Cornelius Hodge) - Died 5-11-1970 in New York, NY, U. ( Jazz ) Born 7-25-1907 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U. - Alto saxophonist (He did,"A Sailboat In The Midnight" and "Prelude To A Kiss") Worked with Duke Ellington ("Things Ain't What They Used to Be" and "Come Sunday") and Wild Bill Davis. Baby Huey (James Thomas Ramsey) - Died - Overdose ( R&B ) Born 1944 in Richmond, Indiana, U. - Singer (He did,"Mama Get Yourself Together") - Was a member of Richmond's Own Vets - The leader of Baby Huey & The Babysitters (They did, "Monkey Man") . George "Smitty" Smith - Died - Cerebral hemmorage ( Doo Wop - R&B ) Born in Florida, U. - Singer - He was a member of The Manhattans (They did, "I Wanna Be (Your Everything)" and "If My Heart Could Speak"). - Composer - Composed songs for over 40 Western movies including, Apache Rose, Twilight On The Rio Grande and Colorado Sundown - His songs have been sung by Gene Autry, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans - Western Music Association Hall Of Fame Inductee. Harry Shields - Died 1-19-1971 ( Jazz ) Born 6-30-1899 in New Orleans, LA, U. - Played clarinet - Worked with Tom Brown, Sharkey Bonano, Johnny Wiggs and Norman Brownlee - Brother of clarinetist, Larry Shields. Banjo") and Spike Jones And His City Slickers (They did, "Gesundheit Polka" and "Sante"). Max Steiner (Maximilian Raoul Steiner) - The father of film music - Died in Hollywood, CA, U. - Born 5-10-1888 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (now Austria) - Composer and pianist - He did the scores for, Casablanca, Gone With The Wind and the 1933 film, King Kong and for the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers musical, Top Hat - Songwriters Hall Of Fame Inductee. Rubin Lacy - Died 1972, 1974 or 1975 in Bakersfield, CA, U. Pneumonia, a complication from cancer ( Jazz ) Born 8-21-1920 in Colfax, LA, U. (She had a hit With, "I Want To Be Loved (But Only By You)") - Worked with Benny Carter, Willard Brown, Claude Dunson and Sonny White. Tyree Glenn (Tyree Evans Glenn) - Died 5-18-1974 in Englewood, NJ, U. Brother Bones (Freeman Davis) (aka Whistling Sam) - Died 6-14-1974 in Longbeach, CA, U. Tina Brooks (Harold Floyd Brooks) - Died 8-13-1974 in New York, NY U. - Kidney failure ( Jazz - R&B ) Born 6-7-1932 in Fayetteville, NC, U. - Played saxophone - (He did, "Minor Move" and "Up Tight's Creek") - Worked with Sonny Thompson, Jimmy Smith, Kenny Burrell, Freddie Hubbard, Amos Milburn, Freddie Redd, Jackie Mc Lean and Lionel Hampton.
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