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Harmonica Almanac – January 3

Blues singer, guitar and harmonica player Willie Morris Jr. was born on this day in 1925. Morris made several recordings in the 1950’s on the Decca label, but ...

Harmonica Almanac – January 2

I have no births or deaths to report for today. It’s been a great year for the Daily Almanac. I’ve managed to add several hundred new players, as well as ...

Harmonica Almanac – January 1

Mostly known as a Blues mandolin and guitar player, Johnny Young was born on this day in 1918. He learned to play the harmonica from his mother while growing ...

Harmonica Almanac – December 31

Chord harmonica player Jimmy Mulcay died on this day in 1968. Jimmy played in various Vaudeville harmonica bands in the 1930’s and 40’s. He mostly played as a ...

Harmonica Almanac – December 30

Chord harmonica player Al Fiore was born on this day in 1922. Al grew up on Chicago’s west side and became friends with Jerry Murad, Pete Pedersen and many ...

Harmonica Almanac – December 29

In addition to playing Bass guitar and flute for The Moody Blues, Ray Thomas occasionally played the harmonica, especially in the early days when they were ...

Harmonica Almanac – December 28

U.S. President Woodrow Wilson was born on this day in 1856. Though considered something of a high-brow, Wilson loved to play the harmonica. That’s it for ...

Harmonica Almanac – December 27

I have no births or deaths to report for this day. That’s it for today. Have fun and practice!

Harmonica Almanac – December 26

Bluesman JD Short was born on this day in 1902. Short played several instruments, including the harmonica. He began playing music professionally when he was ...

Harmonica Almanac – December 25

Harmonica band leader Hugh “Pud” McCaskey was born on this day in 1922. McCaskey learned how to play harmonica while growing up in Pennsylvania. He was a part ...

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