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Earl Bostic

Born: 1913 AD
Died: 1965 AD, at 52 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Saxophonist


1913 - Born on the 25th of April in Tusla, Oklahoma.

1931 - At the
age of 18, he joined Terrence Holder's band.

1942 - He made his first recording.

1945 - He formed his own band and turned to rhythm and blues in the late 1940's.

1951 - His signature hit, "Flamingo" was recorded.

1965 - He died while performing with his band because of heart attack in Rochester, New York, U.S.A.


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