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A Blues Groove
Moderators: Texas Ted
114 Postings

Tuesday's, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Host: Ted Branson

Internet Only

"A Blues Groove" explores the roots of all blues related music from the 1920's to today! Live in studio performances and interviews help us all learn more about blues' history and the emotion felt creating a Blues feeling. Not limited to any one genre or location...from New Orleans and Texas north through the Mississippi delta and Arkansas, Memphis and Chicago. Coast to Coast , worldwide the blues has influenced jazz, country, swing, rock and folk artists. Log on to the Internet Online Stream at (LISTEN NOW) and let's experience this musical journey together!


At 91.7 FM on your broadcast dial and online I host and program Under the X in Texas Tuesday's 9am-11am.

Also Sunday's 10am-Noon I'm part of the Strictly Bluegrass collective hosting and programming shows with a rotating cast of KOOP volunteers.

Playlist 9-23-2014 A Blues Groove-Host Ted Branson Tuesdays 8-9am Online at

Birthdays in the Blues: Ray Charles 9-23-1930 Albany, GA, Mighty Joe Young 9-23-1927 Shreveport, LA, Fenton Robinson 9-23-1935 Minter City, MS, Tarheel Slim 9-24-1924 Bailey, NC, Roosevelt Booba Barnes 9-25-1936 Longwood, MS, Koko Taylor 9-25-1938 Memphis, TN, Joe Guitar Hughes 9-29-1937 Houston, TX, Little Willie Littlefield 9-16-1931 El Campo, TX

Song Comparison with As The Years Go Passing By

Playlist 9-16-2014 A Blues Groove-Host Ted Branson Tuesdays 8-9am Online

KOOP Fall Membership Drive # 2 with Choreographer Steve Barber

Birthday's: B.B. King born 9-16-1925 Itta Bena , MS, Snooky Pryor 9-15-1921 Lambert, MS, Sam Butera 9-17-1927 NOLA, Ted Branson 9-16-1954 Chicago Heights, IL, Dies y Seis Celebration!

KOOP Radio Debut new release by RIP Lee Pryor

Playlist 9-9-2014 A Blues Groove-Host Ted Branson Tuesdays 8-9am Online

Fall Membership Drive show 1st edition with Tom Mahnker and Vanessa Burden choreographers

Birthdays: Little Milton 9-7-1934, Roy Brown 9-10-1925, Gus Cannon 9-12-1885, Meade Lux Lewis 9-13-1905, Snooky Pryor 9-15-1921, Darrell Nuisch 9-14-1952

Playlist 9-2-2014 A Blues Groove-Ted Branson host Tuesdays 8-9am Online

Blues Birthday's: Freddy (Freddie) King born 9-3-1934 Gilmer, Texas, Memphis Slim 9-3-1915 Memphis, TN, Booker T Laury 9-2-1914 Memphis, TN, Maria Muldaur 9-2-1942 NYC, John Cephas 9-4-1930 Washington DC, Buddy Miles 9-5-1946 Omaha, NE , Sunnyland Slim 9-5-1907 Vance, MS

Remember Brewer Phillips RIP 8-31-1999

Playlist 8-26-2014 A Blues Groove-Host Ted Branson Tuesdays 8-9am

Blues Birthdays : Jimmy Rushing 8-26-1903 OK City, OK, Odie Payne 8-27-1926 Chicago, IL, Jewel Brown 8-30-1937 Houston, Tx, Luther "Georgia Boy Snake" Johnson 8-30-1934 Davisboro, GA

RIP Jimmy Reed 8-29-1976 Oakland, CA @ 50

Playlist 8-19-2014 A Blues Groove-Host Ted Branson Tuesday's 8-9am Online

Blues Birthday's: Doug James born 8-21-1953 Turlock, CA, John Lee Hooker 8-22-1920 Vance, MS, Charlie Burse 8-25-1901 Decatur, IL, Lil' Son Jackson 8-16-1916 Tyler, TX, Count Basie 8-21-1904 Red Bank, NJ

Remembering: Blind Willie McTell RIP 8-19-1959 Milledgeville, GA @ 61, Sam McGee RIP 8-21-1975 Franklin, TN @ 81

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