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Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Luther Vandross
Luther Vandross
Luther Ronzoni Vandross (April 20, 1951 July 1, 2005) was an American singer-songwriter and record producer. During his career, Vandross sold over twenty-five million albums and won eight Grammy Awards including Best Male R&B Vocal Performance four times. Luther Vandross was born on April 20, 1951 at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan, New York City, United States. He was the fourth child and second son to Mary Ida Vandross and Luther Vandross, Sr

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Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Lionel Hampton's Birthday
Lionel Hampton's Birthday
Lionel Leo Hampton (April 20, 1908 August 31, 2002) was an American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist, bandleader and actor. Like Red Norvo, he was one of the first jazz vibraphone players. Hampton ranks among the great names in jazz history, having worked with a who's who of jazz musicians, from Benny Goodman and Buddy Rich to Charlie Parker and Quincy Jones. In 1992, he was inducted into the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame. Lionel Hampton was born in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1908, and was raised by his grandmother.

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Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Easter 2014
Easter 2014
Easter Sunday.

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Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Stephen Marley
Stephen Marley
Stephen Robert Nesta Marley, (born April 20, 1972 in Wilmington, Delaware; raised primarily in Kingston, Jamaica) is a reggae artist and a son of Bob Marley and reggae singer Rita Marley. Stephen is a five-time Grammy award winner as artist, producer and recording engineer. As child and teenager, he was a member of Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers. His debut album Mind Control was released 20 March 2007.

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Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Narada Michael Walden
Narada Michael Walden
Narada Michael Walden (born Michael Walden on April 23, 1952 in Kalamazoo, Michigan) is an American producer, drummer, singer, and songwriter. He was given the name Narada by guru Sri Chinmoy in the early 1970s and his musical career spans three decades, in which he was awarded several gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards. Walden has also owned and operated Tarpan Studios, a well-known recording studio in San Rafael, California, since the mid-1980s.

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Friday, April 25th, 2014

Ella Fitzgerald's Birthday
Ella Fitzgerald's Birthday
Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 June 15, 1996) Fitzgerald was born in Newport News, Virginia. She was also known as the "First Lady of Song" and "Lady Ella," was an American jazz and song vocalist. With a vocal range spanning three octaves (Db3 to Db6), she was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing and intonation, and a "horn-like" improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing. She is considered to be a notable interpreter of the Great American Songbook. Over a recording career that lasted 59 years, she was the winner of 13 Grammy Awards and was awarded the National Medal of Arts by Ronald Reagan and the Presidential Medal of Freedom by George H. W. Bush.

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Friday, April 25th, 2014

Meadowlark Lemon
Meadowlark Lemon
Meadow "Meadowlark" Lemon (born April 25, 1932 in Wilmington, NC) is an American basketball player, actor, and minister. For 22 years, Lemon was known as the "Clown Prince" of the touring Harlem Globetrotters basketball team. He played in more than 16,000 games for the Globetrotters and is a 2003 inductee of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Now an ordained minister with 10 children, living in Scottsdale, AZ.

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Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Duke Ellington
Duke Ellington
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (Born in Washington D.C., April 29, 1899 May 24, 1974) was a legendary composer, pianist, and big-band leader. Ellington wrote over 1,000 compositions and to this day many consider him to be the greatest composer of all time. We recommend you checkout his official website.. www.dukeellington.com

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Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Erica Atkins-Campbell
Erica Atkins-Campbell
Erica Atkins-Campbell (born April 29, 1972 in Inglewood, California.) together with her sister Tina are the popular gospel group Mary, Mary. Surprisingly, both sisters are married to unrelated men with the last name Campbell.

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Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Tammi Terrell
Tammi Terrell
Thomasina Montgomery born in Philadelphia, PA, April 29, 1945 to March 16, 1970) was an American Motown singer in the 1960s, best known for her duets with Marvin Gaye. She entered the music business at the age of 13, regularly performing live. In 1961 she was signed to the fledgling Scepter Records (later Wand Records), recording under the name "Tammy Montgomery". After coming to the attention of James Brown she recorded one single apiece for Brown's own Try Me record label and, in 1964, Checker Records.

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