Friday, March 23, 2012

World premiere of Pinetop Perkins: How Long, a short film documenting the last studio recording of Blues legend was held at Antone's in Austin, TX.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Internationally acclaimed Blues singer/songwriter, Marva Wright died three days after her 62nd birthday in New Orleans, LA.
Tuesday, March 23, 2004

Warner Bros. released Me And Mr. Johnson, an album by Eric Clapton, nominated for 2005 Grammy Awards in Best Traditional Blues Album category.

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Saturday, March 23, 2002

Delbert McClinton went on No. 1 for the second time with Nothing Personal on Billboard Blues charts for one week.

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Friday, March 23, 1990
Blues and R&B saxophonist best known for his work with Duke Ellington orchestra and Johnny Hodges band, Big Al Sears died in St. Albans, New York, aged 80.
Wednesday, March 23, 1988

Dr. John appeared at Nassau Community College Folk Festival in Garden City, NY.

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Wednesday, March 23, 1988

Post-war Chicago Blues guitarist and bass player, Moody Jones died in Chicago, Illinois at the age of 79.

Thursday, March 23, 1967
Pioneering Boogie Woogie pianist, Pete Johnson died at Meyer Hospital in Buffalo, New York at the age of 62.
Saturday, March 23, 1957

Fats Domino went on No. 1 with "I'm Walkin'" on US R&B charts for six weeks replacing Mickey and Sylvia with "Love Is Strange".

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Monday, March 23, 1953

Willie Love and His Three Aces recorded seven songs for Trumpet Records in Jackson, MS none of which were released on Trumpet and only two were released on other label, Acoustic Archives. These were "Worried Blues " and "Lonesome World Blues".