Today in Blues History
This Day in Blues
January 12, 2018
1957: Clarence Frogman Henrys song Aint Got No Home peaked at number 20 on the pop singles chart on January 12, 1957.
1952: Little Walter recorded Juke with Muddy Waters and his band on January 12, 1952, at Universal Recorders studio at 111 E. Ontario St. on the north side of Chicago, Illinois, for Chess records (released on Checker Records). The song spent eight weeks as #1 on the Billboard R&B chart, the only harmonica instrumental to be number one.
1946: George Duke was born January 12, 1946.
1941: Long John Baldry was born January 12, 1941.
1909: Jay McShann was born January 12, 1909.
1904: Mississippi Fred McDowell was born January 12, 1904, in Rossville, Tennessee.
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