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From The Archive May 2, 2021 – Plain Meanness – “Pipeline”

Thanks Marty, this week on From The Archives we’ve got another song from Blue Monday. If there was ever a band you could call eclectic it’s Plain Meanness. They play more variety in one set than you are likely to … Continue reading

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From The Archive April 25, 2021 – Blind Mississippi Morris – “You Know I Like That”

Thanks Marty, this week on From The Archives we got the real blues. Blind Mississippi Morris came from a musical family, cousin to Willie Dixon and also cousin to Robert and Mary Diggs who led the Memphis Sheiks. Bluzharp magazine … Continue reading

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From The Archive April 18, 2021 – NJHB – “Malaysia”

Thanks Marty, this week on From The Archives I picked a song from one of my favorite NJHB albums, “Stinger”. Chris “Stinger” Stevens was a guest star at New Jazz In Jonesboro held in downtown Jonesboro at TheArts@311 on April … Continue reading

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From The Archive April 11, 2021 – The Mudcats – “Guitar Blues”

Thanks Marty, this week on From The Archives we’re featuring some blues recorded at Blues Fest. The Mudcats were the Blues Fest House Band. We had a band call in sick so I gathered some musicians from the audience and … Continue reading

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From The Archive March 28, 2021 – Jazz Alliance – “12 Bar Bruise”

Thanks Marty, this week on From The Archives we’re featuring some jazz recorded right here in Jonesboro. I was enjoying a Jazz Alliance performance at The Edge Coffeehouse after I retired and on break I was talking to Janie Overall … Continue reading

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From The Archive March 21, 2021 – Delta Legends – “These Blues”

Thanks Marty, this week on From The Archives we’re featuring some blues guitar from Delta Legends. On June 10, 2018, I took a drive down to John Shepherd’s studio to record with Delta Legends. John Shepherd and Jeremy Burnett are … Continue reading

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From The Archive March 7, 2021 – Suzanne Michell Trio – “Sheik Of Araby”

Thanks Marty, this week on Something Blue we’re featuring some fine blues women including Suzanne Michell. Suzanne played at the first Blues Fest in 1991 and she was a regular performer in Jonesboro, both solo and in groups, playing at … Continue reading

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From The Archive March 7, 2021 – Kyle Tims – “Little Wing”

Thanks Marty, I’m Hairy Larry and I’ve got the blues for you. Kyle Tims got in touch with me about playing at Blues Fest and we were glad to have him perform in September of 1997. I was talking to … Continue reading

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From The Archive February 21, 2021 – Hairy Larry – “Even Dozen”

Thanks Marty, I’ve got a song today recorded right here at ASU. I was taking composition from Dr. Tacke working on an algorithmic composition technique where I repeated a rhythmic motif in the left hand as a way of adding … Continue reading

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From The Archive February 21, 2021 – Rob Alley – “A Foggy Day”

Thanks Marty, I just love playing some great jazz on Arkansas Roots. I met Rob Alley when he was on the music faculty at ASU. He played jazz trumpet and was very helpful to jazz students letting them sit in … Continue reading

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