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Today’s Soul Birthdays – June 9
Jackie Wilson – American soul and rock and roll singer and performer. Wilson was a prominent figure in the transition of rhythm and blues into soul.
Kenny Barron – American jazz pianist, who has appeared on hundreds of recordings as leader and sideman and is considered one of the most influential mainstream jazz pianists since the bebop era.
Les Paul – American jazz, country, and blues, guitarist, songwriter, luthier and inventor.