Today in Blues History
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December 19, 2017
1955: Carl Perkins recorded Blue Suede Shoes in Sun Studios, Memphis, Tennessee. The song was one of the first popular songs to simultaneously be in the top of of the rock, country, and R&B charts.
1944: Memphis Minnie recorded When You Love Me, Love Come And Go, and Fashion Plate Daddy in Chicago, Illinois.
1942: Cornell Dupree was born December 19, 1942, in Fort Worth, Texas.
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