May 01 in music history

Today: Little Walter was born in 1930, 84 years ago (read more)

..king of all post-war blues harpists,…. The fiery harmonica wizard took the humble mouth organ in dazzling amplified directions that were unimaginable prior to his ascendancy.
~Bill Dahl (

 Wayne “The Train” Hancock (Born May 1, 1965) is a country musician. Hancock began writing songs at the age of 12, and at 18 won a talent contest called the “Wrangler County Showdown.” Immediately after the contest, he was shipped to recruit training and served four years with the United States Marine Corps. In 1994 he performed in the musical Chippy. Hancock released his debut album in 1995, and has continued to tour and record albums since then. He lives in Austin, Texas.His music is comparable to that of Hank Williams and Hank Thompson.Hank Williams III, who is often compared to Hancock, has recorded some of Hancock’s material, including “Thunderstorms and Neon Signs” and “87 Southbound”. The two have also recorded a live duet of Hancock’s “Juke Joint Jumpin'”.  wayne-hancock
I Walk the Line” is a song written by Johnny Cash and recorded in 1956 & released as a single May 1, 1956. After three attempts with moderate chart ratings, “I Walk the Line” became the first number one Billboard hit for Cash. The single remained on the record charts for over 43 weeks, and sold over 2 million copies.Check out:

johnny cash I walk the line
 Johnny Colt (born Charles Brandt May 1, 1966, Cherry Point, North Carolina) is an American bass guitar player.
He was the original bassist for The Black Crowes which formed in Atlanta, Georgia.
 Bob Dylan recorded: Precious Angel, Property of Jesus, Watered Down Love, Let’s Stick Together… and best of the bunch.. :
New Pony @ Rundown Studios, Santa Monica, California May 01, 1978.
 bob dylan street-legal
 The Jimi Hendrix Experience released “Hey Joe” (single) May 1, 1967 (US)  hendrix hey joe uk single

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