Today’s Music: Blind Lemon Jefferson, Bonnie Pointer, Suzanne Vega

Texas blues legend Blind Lemon Jefferson greeted the world today in 1893 (d. 1929). Eve though his life was short, BLJ has had enormous influence on succeeding generations of blues and rock musicians. (BTW, his was actually blind and his first name was really ‘Lemon.’)

Singer Bonnie Pointer of The Pointer Sisters was born today in 1950. Some samples of her work, with the Sisters and solo:

Singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega made her first appearance in this world in 1959.

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