Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Music Comings & Goings

May 24th: Born on this day

  • Bob Dylan (Robert Zimmerman), US folk singer, songwriter.  - 1941
  • Albert Bouchard, drummer, guitarist, songwriter, Blue Oyster Cult,  - 1947
  • Rich Robinson, guitar, The Black Crowes - 1969

 On the other side of the coin,

On 5/24/1974 Elmore James, Blues legend, died of a heart attack at age 45
On 5/24/1974 Duke Ellington, Jazz legend, died of lung cancer and pneumonia at age 75
On 5/24/1991 Gene Clark, founding member of The Byrds, died of a heart attack at age 49


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