Harmonica Almanac – March 25

Country harmonica player “Bashful Harmonica” Joe Troynan was born on this day in 1913. Troynan worked with Country guitar and harmonica player Pie Plant Pete from 1936 until 1947.

Classical composer Frank Lewin wrote “Concerto for Harmonica and Orchestra” in 1960 for John Sebastian. Lewin was born on this day in 1925.

Blues singer, guitar and harmonica player Duster Bennett died on this day in 1976. In spite of the fact that he only lived to be 29, Bennett worked with members of Fleetwood Mac and The Yardbirds and managed to record several albums.

That’s it for today. Have fun and practice!

Pete Krampert

Pete Krampert

I am the author of "The Encyclopedia of the Harmonica", which is still available on the internet in limited edition.

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