Daily Archives: June 2nd, 2017

Bo Diddley

Often referred to as “The Originator” because of his key role in the transition from the blues to rock & roll, The late great Ellas Otha Bates A.K.A American Rhythm & Blues Legend Bo Diddley sadly died 2 June 2008. He was born 30 December, 1928 in McComb, Mississippi and lived in Mississippi Until 1934, when …

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Junior Braithwaite

Reggae musician Franklin Delano Alexander Braithwaite, better known as Junior Braithwaite, was tragically murdered 2 June 1999. He was born April 1949 in Kingston, Jamaica. He was the youngest member of the vocal group, The Wailing Wailers which Bob Marley, Bunny Wailer and Peter Tosh started in 1963, when ska music had become popular in …

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Tony Hadley (Spandau Ballet)

Tony Hadley, the former lead singer of Spandau Ballet, was born 2 June 1960 in the Hampstead area of Inner London. He has a sister, Lee, and a brother, Steve. His father, Patrick Hadley, worked as an electrical engineer for the Daily Mail, and his mother, Josephine, worked for the local health authority.Hadley attended Dame Alice …

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Charlie Watts (Rolling Stones)

Charlie Watts, English musician with the The Rolling Stones was born 2nd June 1941. As a child, Watts lived in Wembley, at 23 Pilgrims Way.  Watts’ childhood friend Dave Green lived next door and went on to become a jazz bass player. Green recalls that as boys, “we discovered 78rpm records. Charlie had more records than …

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Thomas Hardy

English novelist and poet Thomas Hardy, OM was born 2 June 1840 in Higher Bockhampton (then Upper Bockhampton). His Mother Jemima was well-read, and she educated Thomas until he went to his first school at Bockhampton at the age of eight. For several years he attended Mr. Last’s Academy for Young Gentlemen in Dorchester, where …

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SPeye Joe (Welfarewrites)

Joe Halewood writes about tenant and welfare wrongs

Nature's Place

The place of Nature in the 'ordinary' Spiritual Life through Meditation using Macro Photography to illustrate.

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spiritual enlightenment and self improvement

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I have people to kill, lives to ruin, plagues to bring, and worlds to destroy. I am not the Angel of Death. I'm a fiction writer.


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