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As far as boxing names go, there are lots of “Sugar Rays”, plenty of “Golden Boys”…but only one Cinderella Man.November 18, 2021
Jay McShann gave birth to the “Kansas City Sound”, but this song has gone down in history as a beginning of another sort.November 17, 2021
Jimmie Davis is regularly credited as creator of the classic “You Are My Sunshine”, heard here from 1941. But…if that’s true, then how did the Rice Brothers record it in 1939?November 11, 2021
Jelly Roll Morton had a habit of making large claims, none larger than the prediction of his own death.November 10, 2021
Who says bluesmen aren’t poets? “Mr. Blues” himself with a nod to an early 20th century British modernist poet. And, a fair bit of double entendre.November 6, 2021
Those young drifters; Seems they’d use anything to get a fair maiden to their bed.November 4, 2021