January 2016 Bop Street Archives

BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut for The King-ELVIS PRESLEY, The 'Man Wo INvented Rock 'N' Roll' SAM PHILLIPS, Johnny Cash's Longtime Guitar Man LUTHER PERKINS, Doctor CC-CLARENCE CARTER, Sweet Soul Man ARTHUR CONLEY, and Blues Immortal TAMPA

BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut for Swamp Bluesman SLIM HARPO, The Big Man CLARENCE CLEMONS, Texas Playboy TOMMY DUNCAN, and Boogie Woogie Pioneer PINETOP SMITH, along with a Remembrance of Soul Man OTIS CLAY——

SONGS OF FREEDOM to Commemorate the Life and Legacy of Dr MARTIN LUTHER KING Jr

BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut for Powerful Woman of Rhythm and Blues ETTA JAMES, Six String Electric Pioneer FLOYD 'GUITAR' SMITH, Blues Immortal SLEEPY JOHN ESTES, Country and Western Songsmith MELVIN ENDSLEY, along with a Preview of Next Week's