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Archive for February 2014

Buddy Holly vs. Decca Records

Rock & roll pioneer Buddy Holly recorded some demo records for Decca records in Nashville in 1956. In those days it was common practice for a record label to sign an artist to a development deal and fund a demonstration record. In Holly’s case, he recorded five […]

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Kansas City Blues Musicians and Bands

Below is a list of performing KC Blues Bands and Musicians.  This list is current as of February 1, 2014. A 51% Blues Band, 913-530-8149 Allen Monroe, 816-921-5854 Andrew Money & The Underhouse Dogs, 816-718-6354 or 816-803-8516 Amanda Wish, 913-636-0912 B Back Porch Blues Band, 785-341-3677 Big Harry and the […]

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Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong

Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong is widely known as the greatest jazz musician of the twentieth century. He was a phenomenally gifted and imaginative artist, and an entertainer so irresistibly magnetic that he knocked the Beatles off the top of the charts four decades after he […]

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