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born – August 19, 1939, Lewisham, South London- English drummer.   1964 – a member of the Graham Bond Organization (GBO)   1966-1968 – a member of Cream. He later joined Cream bandmate Eric Clapton along with Ric Grech and Steve Winwood in the 1969 group Blind Faith.   1974 – Baker toured and recorded with a fusion ..

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1937 – born May 4th- in Boston, MA.               -His father was Lebanese, his mother Polish. As a child, he was exposed to folk music from both cultures, which had an impact on his sense of melody and the ways string instruments could be picked. He also heard lots of big band swing, and found his ..

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1949 – born June 14, Pelton, County Durham, England – an English rock and roll drummer best known for his 34 years of work with the progressive rock band Yes. In all, White has appeared on over fifty albums with artists from John Lennon and George Harrison to Joe Cocker, Ginger Baker and The Ventures.    ..

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1862 – Born on August 11th in Janesville, Wisconsin. American composer-author of sentimental art songs that attained great popularity.          – Bond as a child learned to play the piano. 1894 – During her second marriage, she began to write songs, and in December, two of them, “Is My Dolly Dead?” and “Mother’s Cradle ..

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1872 – Born on February 1st in Southwick, Sussex, England. English contralto known for her concert performances of ballads and oratorios. 1892 – After studying at the Royal College of Music, Butt made her debut as Ursula in Sir Arthur Sullivan’s cantata ‘The Golden Legend’.          – She possessed a powerful contralto voice and ..

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1942 – born-April 27- in Tulsa, Oklahoma- Jim Keltner is a distinguished session drummer who has contributed to the work of many well-known artists.   1960’s – As a percussionist, Keltner started out in jazz, some of his early work being with (Jerry Lewis’s son) Gary Lewis and the Playboys.   1971 – He is featured on Carly ..

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He is a legendary American guitarist and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He is best known for his backing of Elvis Presley in the first part of his career, between 1954 and the beginning of Elvis’ Hollywood years.   1931 – Born December 27th, Gadsden, Tennessee   1940 – He learns guitar from ..

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1931 – Born -March 15, – Shreveport, Louisiana   1940’s – he first earned notice drumming behind T. Tommy Cutrer, a radio personality with Shreveport station KCIJ who moonlighted as a country singer.   1953 – was named the house drummer of The Louisiana Hayride, the legendary radio showcase broadcast each Saturday evening from Shreveport’s ..

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