August 2016 Bop Street Archives

BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE For JERRY GARCIA-with some of his Jug Band, Bluegrass, Blues and Folk Roots, Ageless Belter TONY BENNETT, Jazz Guitar Master KENNY BURRELL, Vocalese Pioneer EDDIE JEFFERSON, Bahamian Six String Legend JOSEPH SPENCE, and—of course—Pops Himself LOUIS

It's an All Year CLASS REUNION – Or – Whatever Became of Esther Jane Auberry????

BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut for JACKIE 'Rocket 88' BRENSTON, Harmonica Man BUSTER BROWN, New Orleans R&B Stalwarts BOBBY MITCHELL and BARBARA GEORGE, Swamp Pop Immortal HUEY 'COOKIE' THIERRY, Buck Owens' Right-Hand-Man

ROCKIN' IN RHYTHM's Intrepid DAVID CUMMINGS Sits In for Regular Host Mr LEE, unexpectedly called away at the last minute for pressing business in the Garden State…..The Research Staff has no comment on these entire groundless—ridiculous, actually—insinuations and rumors——

BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE For Our Own SPIDER JOHN KOERNER, Belfast's VAN MORRISON, and a Pair of Jazz Immortals: CHARLIE PARKER and DINAH WASHINGTON….and a Few Belated Canine Melodies For Last Friday's National Dog Day – - – -