Harmonica Almanac – June 16
Country singer-songwriter, guitar and harmonica player Clyde “Skeets” Yaney was born on this day in 1912. Yaney began his career after winning a talent contest at the age of six for his singing and harmonica playing. He worked steadily until retiring from music in the late 1970’s.
Blues saxophone and harmonica player Steamin’ Stan Ruffo Began playing the harmonica when he was 28 years old and started playing professionally a few years later. He has recorded some albums of his own music. Ruffo was born on this day in 1951.
That’s it for today. Have fun and practice!