David “Honeyboy” Edwards

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Delta blues, jazz, soul and folk singer and song writer David “Honeyboy” Edwards was born in Shaw, Mississippi on June 28, 1915 and died in Chicago, Illinois, on August 29, 2011. He began life as an itinerant musician. He is associated with other blues musicians Charley Patton, Tommy Johnson and Johnny Shines.

Jimmy Ponder

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Jazz guitarist James Willis Ponder was born in Pittsburgh on May 10, 1946 and died there on September 16, 2013. He began playing with Charles Earland at 17 years of age, and is also associated with Lou Donaldson, Houston Person, Donald Byrd, Stanley Turrentine and Jimmy McGriff.

Dave Van Ronk

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Folk singer David Kenneth Ritz Van Ronk was born in Brooklyn, New York City on June 30, 1936 and died in New York City on February 10, 2002 of complications following cancer. He was a key figure in American folk music and the Greenwich Village folk scene of the 1960s, being awarded an ASCAP Lifetime Achievement Award in December 1997.

Shel Silverstein

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Writer, poet, author, song writer, cartoonist and humourist Sheldon Allan “Shel” Silverstein was born in Chicago, Illinois, on September 25, 1930 and died in Key West, Florida, on May 10, 1999. He was the recipient of two Grammy Awards, as well as Golden Globe Award and Academy Award nominations.

Fred Wacker

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Jazz band leader, businessman and drummer Frederick G. Wacker Jr. of Chicago died on June 16, 1998. He was the grandson of Charles H. Wacker, for whom Wacker Drive in Chicago is named.

US LP: Archie Whitewater ‎– Archie Whitewater

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Discogs

Track listing:

Don’t Be Short | Northstar | Mist Of The Early Morning | Life Is A River | Friends And Neighbors | Country To The City | Home Again | Cross Country | Lament For The Walking Dead | Seacoast | Hulk

US No. LP-329.

Archie Whitewater were Lynn Sheffield, Tony Vece, Jim Abbott, Cale Scott, Paul Metzke, Bob Berkowitz, Peter LaBarbera, Travis Jenkins and Sam Burtis.

Status Quo

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Discogs

The long running and successful band Status Quo had their early UK Pye releases issued in the US on the Cadet Concept label. The line up at the time was Francis Rossi, John Coghlan, Rick Parfitt, Roy Lynes and Alan Lancaster.

Francis Dominic Nicholas Michael Rossi, OBE was born on 29 May 1949.
John Robert Coghlan was born on 19 September 1946.
Richard John Parfitt, OBE was born on 12 October 1948 and died on 24 December 2016.
Roy Alan Lynes was born on 25 October 1943.
Alan Charles Lancaster was born on 7 February 1949.