I’ll make everything all right

Steve Kline Ages of Rock

September 25

Booba Barnes 11936: Roosevelt Melvin Barnes — who will grow up to become Delta bluesman “Booba” Barnes — is born in Longwood, Mississippi. As a youth, he plays the clubs and juke joints in Greenville and will form a group called the Swinging Gold Coasters. We lose him to lung cancer is 1996 when he is just 59 years old.