Tuesday, July 27, 1999

Bullseye released Rockin' And Shoutin' The Blues, an album by Jimmy "T99" Nelson, nominated for 2000 W.C. Handy Blues Awards in Comeback Blues Album Of The Year and Traditional Blues Album Of The Year categories.

Tuesday, July 27, 1999

Delmark released Talkin' Bout Chicago, an album by Syl Johnson, nominated for 2000 W.C. Handy Blues Awards in Soul Blues Album Of The Year category.

Saturday, July 27, 1991

A pianist from Louisiana heavily influenced by Walter Davis, J.D. Nicholson was born James David Nicholson in Monroe, LA.

Friday, July 27, 1990
R&B vocalist who worked with group called Flames, Bobby Day died in Los Angeles, CA at the age of 60.
Friday, July 27, 1984
American Baptist minister known as the man with the "Million Dollar Voice", father of legendary Aretha Franklin, Reverend C. L. Franklin died in Detroit's New Light Nursing Home, aged 69.
Tuesday, July 27, 1982
Chicago-based Blues singer and guitarist who achieved minor success, Morris Pejoe died in Detroit, MI at the age of 58.
Tuesday, July 27, 1976

Cary Tate recorded first sequel of his Albatros LP Blues From The Heart.

Saturday, July 27, 1974

Influential American Blues guitarist and singer, Lightnin' Slim died from stomach cancer in Detroit, MI at the age of 61.

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Friday, July 27, 1973

First of four Muddy Waters' performances at Ethel's Cocktail Lounge took place in Detroit, MI.

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Saturday, July 27, 1963
One of the first gospel artists, Arizona Dranes died in Los Angeles, CA.