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John Coltrane died on this day in 1967 from liver cancer  at Huntington Hospital in Long Island

John Coltrane died on this day in 1967 from liver cancer at Huntington Hospital in Long Island

Louis Armstrong (1901-1971), African American Jazz musician, with his trademark smile and trumpet, 1953.

Louis Armstrong 1901-1971, African Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

Louis Armstrong (1901-1971), African American Jazz musician, with his trademark smile and trumpet, 1953.

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It was 10 years ago today on Jan. 19, 2006 that the world lost Wilson Pickett.    A major figure in the development of American soul music, Pickett recorded over 50 songs which made the US R&B charts, and frequently crossed over to the US Billboard Hot 100. Among his best known hits are "In the Midnight Hour", "Land of 1,000 Dances", "Mustang Sally", and "Funky Broadway".    The impact of Pickett's songwriting and recording led to his 1991 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

It was 10 years ago today on Jan. 19, 2006 that the world lost Wilson Pickett. A major figure in the development of American soul music, Pickett recorded over 50 songs which made the US R&B charts, and frequently crossed over to the US Billboard Hot 100. Among his best known hits are "In the Midnight Hour", "Land of 1,000 Dances", "Mustang Sally", and "Funky Broadway". The impact of Pickett's songwriting and recording led to his 1991 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

"The whole basis of my singing is feeling. Unless I feel something, I can't sing." – Billie Holiday

"The whole basis of my singing is feeling. Unless I feel something, I can't sing." – Billie Holiday

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