September 2013 Bop Street Archives

LABOR DAY in the Land of the Round Haircut—We’ll Send the Kiddies (Grandkids?) Back-to-School and then enjoy an all-school Class Reunion for ourselves with some of our favorite (and least favorite) songs of a certain era…..

A Farewell to Summer along with BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut for OTIS REDDING, The Original Good Rockin’ Man ROY BROWN, The Ever C-o-o-o-l CHARLES BROWN, Jazz Immortal SONNY ROLLINS, and MARIA MULDAUR.

BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut for The King of the Blues BB KING, LITTLE WILLIE LITTLEFIELD, Chicgo Harmonica Great BILLY BOY ARNOLD, and Grandfather of Vocalese JON HENDRICKS.

BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut for RAY CHARLES, R&B Pioneer TINY BRADSHAW, Jazz Visionary JOHN COLTRANE, Soul Balladeer BEN E. KING and the Ever Sultry JULIE LONDON along with a few Sounds of the Season…..

A Special Two and a Half Hour Program: The Music of Legendary Southern Soul Songwriter DAN PENN – - Appearing Tonight at the Dakota with Bobby Emmons