Robert Johnson James Cotton Kim Wilson Muddy Waters

Blues Calendar
Today in Blues History

This Day in Blues

January 12, 2018

    1957: Clarence Frogman Henry’s song “Ain’t 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.


Month: Day:
January 2012
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
1
Kwanzaa ends
234567
8
Full Moon
91011121314
1516
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Day
1718192021
22
New Moon
23Chinese
New Year
Dragon
2425262728
293031    

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

Twitter

Follow events and other blues information at Twitter.

famous blues musicians | blues songs | blues calendar


return to home page


return to home page


    If you spot an error in fact, grammar, syntax, or spelling, or a broken link, or have additional information, commentary, or constructive criticism, please contact Milo at PO Box 5237, Balboa Island, Calif, 92662, USA.

    Copyright © 2011 Milo.

BluesinPublic.com