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On May 24, 2020.

On May 24, 2020, Wilbur James Cobb died aged 91. He was musician (drums), one of the most influential and respected drummers in Jazz music. He has recorded and performed with many musicians including Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, Dinah Washington, Pearl Bailey, Clark Terry, Cannonball Adderley, Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, Wynton Kelly, Stan Getz, Wes Montgomery, Art Pepper, Gil Evans, Paul Chambers, Kenny Burrell, J. J. Johnson, Sonny Stitt, Nat Adderley, Phil Upchurch, Benny Golson, Hank Jones, Ron Carter, George Coleman, Fathead Newman, Geri Allen, Earl Bostic, Leo Parker, Charlie Rouse, Ernie Royal, Philly Joe Jones, Bobby Timmons, Walter Booker, Jerome Richardson, Joey DeFrancesco, Keter Betts, Jimmy Cleveland, Sam Jones, Red Garland, Joe Henderson, Eddie Gómez, Bill Evans, Jeremy Steig, Richard Wyands, Peter Bernstein, Walter Bishop, Jr., Richie Cole, Nancy Wilson, Ricky Ford, David Amram, Donald Byrd, Kenny Barron and Toshiko Akiyoshi. Cobb recorded 17 albums as a leader.


In March 1973.

In March 1973, “Columbia” label released “Still Alive and Well” the fifth Johnny Winter album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Rick Derringer.


  • Johnny Winter– guitar, slide guitar, mandolin, vocals
  • Randy Jo Hobbs– bass
  • Richard Hughes – drums
  • Rick Derringer– slide guitar on “Silver Train”, pedal steel guitar, click and electric guitar
  • Jeremy Steig– flute
  • Todd Rundgren– Mellotron
  • Mark Klingman– piano
  • Cover Design: John Berg, Ed Lee

Track listing:

  1. Rock Me Baby – Big Bill Broonzy, Arthur Crudup
  2. Can’t You Feel It – Dan Hartman
  3. Cheap Tequila – Rick Derringer
  4. All Tore Down – Joe Crane
  5. Rock & Roll – Johnny Winter
  6. Silver Train – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  7. Ain’t Nothing to Me – Eric Dunbar
  8. Still Alive & Well – Rick Derringer
  9. Too Much Seconal – Johnny Winter
  10. Let It Bleed – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards


On May 25, 1984.

Eric Gale

On May 25, 1984, Eric J. Gale died aged 55. He was musician (guitar) and composer,  as session guitarist has performed and recorded with some of the biggest names of the music scene, including Clark Terry, Oliver Nelson, Jimmy McGriff, Benny Golson, Van Morrison, Bernard Purdie, Herbie Mann, Yusuf Lateef, Chico Hamilton, Sonny Stitt, Quincy Jones, Al Kooper, Lena Horn, Gabor Szabo, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Esther Philips, Chuck Rainey, Johnny Hammond, Stanley Turrentine,  David Newman, Hank Crawford, Grover Washington, Jr., Roberta Flack, Stanley Turrentine, Hubert Laws, Bob James, Joe Higgs, Van McCoy, Ron Carter, George Benson, Phil Upchurch, Tom Scott, Idris Muhammad, Ashford & Simpson, Cedar Walton, Stanley Turrentine, Blood, Sweat & Tears,  Paul Butterfield, Joe Cocker and David Ruffin. As leader he released twelve albums.

On March 29, 1988.


On March 29, 1988, “Columbia” label released “Lefty”, the seventh Art Garfunkel solo album. It was recorded in 1987, and was produced by Geoff Emerick, Art Garfunkel, Jay Graydon and Steve Gadd. The album title came from the fact that Garfunkel is left-handed, and his cover photo was taken by his brother Jules.


  • Art Garfunkel– vocals
  • Hugh McCracken– guitar
  • Joe Osborn– bass guitar
  • Eddie Gómez– acoustic bass guitar
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Jeremy Steig – flute
  • Nicky Hopkins– keyboards
  • Stephen Bishop– omnichord, backing vocals
  • Michael Brecker– saxophone
  • Del Newman – strings, brass, woodwind
  • Rob Sabino– synthesizer
  • Kenny Rankin– backing vocals
  • Leah Kunkel– backing vocals
  • Mary Ann Kennedy – backing vocals
  • Pam Rose – backing vocals
  • Geoff Emerick– engineer
  • Jay Graydon– engineer
  • Stuart Breed – engineer
  • Ian Eales – engineer
  • Mick Gazauski – engineer
  • Doug Sax – mastering
  • Ron Lewter – mastering
  • Chris Austropchuk – cover design
  • Jules Garfunkel – photography
  • Caroline Greyshock – photography (back cover)

Track listing:

  1. This Is the Moment – David Foster, Cynthia Weil, Linda Jenner and Ray ParkerJr.
  2. I Have a Love – Stephen Sondheim and Leonard Bernstein
  3. So Much in Love – George Williams, Bill Jackson and Roy Straigis
  4. Slow Breakup – Stephen Bishop
  5. Love Is the Only Chain – Mary Ann Kennedy, Pam Rose and Pat Bunch
  6. When a Man Loves a Woman – Calvin Lewis and Andrew Wright
  7. I Wonder Why – Bill Lovelady, Marita Phillips and Peter Skellern
  8. King of Tonga – Stephen Bishop
  9. If Love Takes You Away – Stephen Bishop
  10. The Promise – Nick Holmes