Hattie McDaniel

This day in music in the birthplace of the blues... and rock n' roll.

This Day in Music: January 11th

Music notes from the birthplace of the blues… and rock n’ roll! 1843:  Francis Scott Key, American lawyer, poet and composer of the lyrics to “Star Spangled Banner” dies at 63. 1911: Actress Hattie McDaniel weds pianist Howard Hickman. 1924: Blues great Slim Harpo is born. 1936: Katie Webster, American boogie pianist (The Swamp Boogie […]

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