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Robert Johnson 75th recording anniversary

Next week, Tuesday, June 19th and Wednesday, June 20th will mark the 75th anniversary of Robert Johnson's historic recording sessions at 508 Park Avenue in Dallas.  To celebrate, this Friday, June 15th,  on Texas Blues Radio between 6 pm and 8 pm, I will be playing all of the recordings Johnson made in Dallas.   Special guests Pat Bywaters from the 508 Park Project and Alan Govenar from Documentary Arts will be there to comment.  Tune in or there might just be a hellhound on your trail!

Texas Blues Radio Living Blues radio poll, June 1, 2012

KNON 89.3 FM HD1   55,000 watts FM Stereo        
P.O. Box 710909, Dallas, Texas 75371        
           
June 1, 2012   LIVING BLUES POLL        
           
1. Gary Primich-Just a little Bit more-Old Pal
2. Ronnie Shellist-Til Then-Fat Tone
3. R.J. Mischo-Make it Good-Delta Groove
4. Lurrie Bell-The Devil Ain't Got No Music-Aria BG

Texas Blues Radio Living Blues radio poll, May 1, 2012

KNON 89.3 FM HD1   55,000 watts FM Stereo        
P.O. Box 710909, Dallas, Texas 75371        
           
May 1, 2012   LIVING BLUES POLL        
           
1. Gary Primich-Just a little Bit more-Old Pal
2. The 44s-Americana-Rip Cat
3. Eric Bibb-Deeper in the Well-Stony Plain
4. J.W. Jones-Seventh Hour-solid blues
5. Ronnie Shellist-Til Then-Fat Tone

Tonight on Texas Blues Radio ALL BLUES GUITAR INSTRUMENTALS

In honor of the Dallas International Guitar Festival this weekend, I will be playing nothing but blues guitar instrumentals on Texas Blues Radio tonight.  Be sure to visit the KNON booth at the festival at Market Hall this weekend and say hi!!

Texas Blues Radio Living Blues radio poll, April 1, 2012

KNON 89.3 FM HD1   55,000 watts FM Stereo        
P.O. Box 710909, Dallas, Texas 75371        
           
April 1, 2012   LIVING BLUES POLL        
           
1.Lady Bianca-Servin' Notice-magic o
2.Nathan James & the Rhythm Scratchers-What You Make of it-Delta Groove
3.Mud Morganfield-Son of the Seventh Son-Severn
4.K.M. Williams-Raw Soul-self

Texas Blues Radio Living Blues radio poll, March 1, 2012

KNON 89.3 FM HD1   55,000 watts FM Stereo       
P.O. Box 710909, Dallas, Texas 75371       
           
March 1, 2012   LIVING BLUES POLL       
           
1. Larry Lampkin-When I Get Home-Kaint Kwit
2. Omar and the Howlers-Essential Collection-Ruf
3. Daddy Mack Blues Band-Pay the Piper-Inside sounds
4. Joe Louis Walker-Hellfire-Alligator

Texas Blues Radio Living Blues radio poll report, Feb. 1 2012

KNON 89.3 FM HD1   55,000 watts FM Stereo        
P.O. Box 710909, Dallas, Texas 75371        
           
February 1, 2012   LIVING BLUES POLL        
           
1. Larry Lampkin-When I Get Home-Kaint Kwit
2. James Armstrong-Blues at the Border-Catfood
3. Toronzo Cannon-Leaving Mood-Delmark
4. Aaron Burton-Rising Sun-self

Texas Blues Radio Living Blues radio poll report, Jan. 1, 2012

KNON 89.3 FM HD1   55,000 watts FM Stereo
P.O. Box 710909, Dallas, Texas 75371
 
January 1, 2012   LIVING BLUES POLL
  
1. Earnest Guitar Roy-Going Down to Clarksdale-Junbug
2. Tip of the Top-From Memphis to Greaseland-Delta King
3. Kilborn Alley-Four-Blue Bella
4. Sharrie Williams-Out of the dark-Electro Fi
5. Aaron Burton-Rising Sun-self
6. Nick Moss-Here I am-Blue Bella
7. Omar Coleman-West Side Wiggle-Honeybee
8. Harrison Kennedy-Shame the devil-Electro Fi
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Texas Blues Radio, Living Blues radio poll report, Dec. 1, 2011

KNON 89.3 FM HD1   55,000 watts FM Stereo  
P.O. Box 710909, Dallas, Texas 75371  
   
December 1, 2011   LIVING BLUES POLL  
   
1. Aaron Burton-Rising Sun-self
2. Texas Slim-Lucky Mojo-Feelin Good
3. Omar Coleman-West Side Wiggle-Honeybee
4. Sista Monica Parker-Living in the Danger Zone-Mo Muscle
5. Sugar Ray and the Bluetones-Evening-severn
6. Duke Robillard-Low Down and Tore Up-stony plain
7. Earnest Guitar Roy-Going Down to Clarksdale-junbug
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Texas Blues Radio, Living Blues radio poll report, Nov. 1, 2011

KNON 89.3 FM HD1   55,000 watts FM Stereo  
P.O. Box 710909, Dallas, Texas 75371  
   
November 1, 2011   LIVING BLUES POLL  
   
1. Texas Slim-Lucky Mojo-Feelin Good
2. Sugar Ray and the Bluetones-Evening-severn
3. Duke Robillard-Low Down and Tore Up-stony plain
4. Cash Box Kings-Holler and Stomp-Blind Pig
5. Big Pete-Choice Cuts-Delta Groove
6. Memphis Gold-Pickin in High Cotton-Stackhouse
7. Aaron Burton-Rising Sun-self
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