Saturday, April 29, 1961
American folk singer and songwriter, Cisco Houston died of stomach cancer in San Bernardino at the age of 42.
Tuesday, April 29, 1941
American Soul Blues and Electric Blues singer and songwriter, Frankie Lee was born Frankie Lee Jones in Mart, TX.
Thursday, April 29, 1937

Roosevelt Sykes recorded for the first time future Blues standard "Night Time Is The Right Time" on Decca Records.

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Thursday, April 29, 1937
Chicago Blues guitarist, Lefty Dizz was born in Osceola, AR.
Monday, April 29, 1935
Influential West Side Chicago Blues guitarist, singer and songwriter, Otis Rush was born in Philadelphia, Mississippi.
Monday, April 29, 1935
American Blues singer, songwriter and pianist, Blues Hall Of Fame inductee, Leroy Carr died in Indianapolis, Indiana at the age of 30.
Saturday, April 29, 1933

Tenor saxophonist for Jackie Brenston and Ike Turner during the 1950s, Raymond Hill was born in Clarksdale, MS.

Friday, April 29, 1927
American Blues and rhythm and blues saxophonist, known as the "King of the Honking Tenor Sax", Big Jay McNeely was born Cecil James McNeely in Watts, Los Angeles, California.