Katherine Werner representing National Night Out celebrating 25 years! National Night Out will be Tuesday August 5th. For more information call 612-673-3000 or the Minneapolis Information Number 311.
Rose McGee – Juneteenth Sweet Potato Pie Contest on Saturday June 21st. For more information call Rose at 763-544-9366.
Abdul Karim Bilal, PR for Imam W. Deen Mohammed at Plymouth Congregational Church located at 1900 Nicollett Avenue in Minneapolis. Special event on Friday June 20th at 7 PM. For further information call 612-521-3331 or 612-521-1749.
The Grand Deeva delivered a lot of great ole’ school tunes today! Check out the playlist and listen again at www.kfai.org/archives
Birthdays-in-Blue for the ever youthful LESPAUL, key player in the development of the solid body electric guitar, making him grandfather, godfather, and/or stepfather of Rock ‘n’ Roll. LESPAUL—93 Today!!! Today also marks the birthdays of Mr. Excitement Himself—JACKIEWILSON, the ill fated JOHNNYACE, and
American Popular Song Immortal—Composer/Lyricist COLEPORTER.
Other Birthdays-in-Blue this week include SHIRLEYALSTONREEVES of The Shirelles, GARY ‘US’ BONDS, BOBBYFREEMAN, JOEYDEE, The Deepest of the Deep Soul Singers—JAMESCARR, POOKIEHUDSON of the Spaniels, and Blues Titan HOWLIN’ WOLF