Happy Birthday Chick Webb!

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February 10, 1905

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Born at #513LewisStreet

Raised at #1313AshlandAvenue



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Funeralized in 1939 at historic #WatersAMEChurch in #EastBaltimore


"I can't understand the pain God gave me, I can't understand my sickness, but that's secondary. The main thing is, the Lord gave me the talent to play drums. He gave me some years to play. That's what I wanted to do."

- Chick Webb


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