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Birth date, birthplace and death date information comes from many sources.
Here are some major sources:

      All editions of Michael Erlewine's "All Music Guide" books: 1992 / 1994 / 1997 / 2001, and the other Guides for: Blues 1996, Country 1997, Jazz 1998, Rock 1997 / 2002.
      "MusicHound" books: Blues 1998, Country 1997, Folk 1998, / 2002, Jazz 1998, Lounge 1998, Rock 19?? / Rock 1999, R and B 1998, Swing 1999, and World 2000.

Bluegrass Calendar

Copper Creek Publications: Bluegrass Calendars

"Birthday List" monthly column, "Courtesy of Copper Creek Records"

Acoustic Musician - short series, only 9 columns, no lists for January or May
   Jun 1994, Vol. 1(4), p. 43 - Birthdays in June
   Jul 1994, Vol. 1(5), p. 51 - Birthdays in July
   Aug 1994, Vol. 1(6), p. 14 - Birthdays in August
   Oct 1994, Vol. 1(7), p. 48 - Birthdays in September/October
   Nov 1994, Vol. 1(8), p. 37 - Birthdays in November
   Dec 1994, Vol. 1(9), p. 40 - Birthdays in December
   Feb 1995, Vol. 1(11), p. 36 - Birthdays in February
   Mar 1995, Vol. 1(12), p. 29 - Birthdays in March
   May 1995, Vol. 2(2), p. 35 - Birthdays in April

Blues Greats Calendar

Tucson Blues Society (disbanded) - "Blues Greats" Calendars [Archive] (published 1988-2001)
succeeded by the Southern Arizona Blues and Heritage Foundation (see also Arizona Societies)
    I have 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2001 Calendars
    Missing: 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1995, 1996
Pictured (cover, then in month page order):
Wis. = lived in Wisconsin at one time
    1988:
    1989:
    1990:
    1991:
    1992:
    1993: C John Ned "Johnny" Shines, 1 Etta James, 2 Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, 3 Robert Jr. Lockwood, 4 John Littlejohn, 5 Janis Lyn Joplin, 6 Luther "Guitar Jr.," Johnson, 7 William Thomas "Champion Jack" Dupree, 8 Roosevelt "Booba" Barnes, 9 Albert "Sunnyland Slim" Luandrew, 10 Nappy Brown, 11 Marcia Ball, 12 Johnny Winter
    1994: C George "Buddy" Guy, 1 Cash McCall, 2 Earl King, 3 "Queen Ida" Guillory, 4 Joseph Benjamin "J.B." Hutto, 5 Carol Fran & Clarence Holliman, 6 Kenny Neal, 7 Jeannie & Jimmy Cheatham Wis., 8 Little Milton Campbell, 9 Rory Block, 10 James Henry "Jimmy" / "Fast Fingers" Dawkins, 11 John Mayall, 12 John Adams "Sleepy John" Estes
    1995:
    1996:
    1997: C Luther Allison Wis., 1 Coco Montoya, 2 Taj Mahal, 3 Sue Foley, 4 Terrance Simien, 5 William "Billy Boy" Arnold, 6 Floyd Dixon, 7 Matt "Guitar" Murphy, 8 George "Mojo" Buford, 9 Bob Margolin, 10 Theodore Roosevelt "Hound Dog" Taylor, 11 Eddy Clearwater, 12 Charles "Little Charlie" Baty
    1998: C Howlin' Wolf, 1 Big Mama Thornton, 1 T-Bone Walker,
    1999:
    2000:
    2001:

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