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A Blues Groove
Moderators: Texas Ted
110 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 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

p>Playlist 8-12-2014 A Blues Groove-Host Ted Branson Tuesday's online at 8-9am

Blues Birthday's: Jimmy Witherspoon born 8-8-1910 Gurdon, AR, Son Seals 8-13-1942 Osceola, AR, Luther Allison 8-17-1939 Widener, AR, Percy Mayfield 8-12-1920 Minden, LA, Walter Brown 8-17-1917 Dallas, Texas

Remembering: King Curtis RIP 8-13-1971 Manhattan, NY @ 37, Big Bill Broonzy 8-14-1958 Chicago @ 60, Robert Johnson 8-16-1938 Greenwood, MS @ 27, Hammie Nixon 8-17-1984 Brownsville, TN @ 76

Blues Gospel Set

8/5 17:09 by Texas Ted

Playlist 8-5-14 A Blues Groove-Host Ted Branson Tuesday's 8-9am Online

Births: Willie Lee Brown 8-6-1900 Clarlsdale,MS, Willie Nix 8-6-1922 Memphis, TN, Magic Slim 8-7-1937 Torrence, MS, Robert Shaw 8-9-1908 Stafford, TX

Remembering: Joe Hill Louis RIP 8-5-1957 Memphis, TN @ 35, Memphis Minnie RIP 8-6-1973 Memphis, TN @ 76, Percy Mayfield RIP 8-11-1984

Call in from drummer Ernie Durawa with good news of Murali Coryell cd Restless Mind debut Blues Chart # 20

Playlist 7-29-2014 Host Ted Branson Tuesday's 8-9am online internet

Blues Birthday's : Michael Bloomfield born 7-28-1943 Chicago, IL, Junior Ki,brough 7-28-1930 Hudsonville, MS, Buddy Guy 7-30-1936 Lettsworth, LA, Robert Cray 8-1-1953 Columbus, GA, Mark Naftalin 1944 Minneapolis, MN, Roy Milton 7-31-1907 Wynnewood, OK

Remember Johnny Winter RIP 7-16-2014 Zurich Switzerland @ 70, Joe Liggins 7-31-1987 Lynwood, CA @ 72

Playlist 7-22-2014 A Blues Groove-Host Ted Branson Tuesday's 8-9am ONLINE at

Celebrating Birthdays: Ironing Board Sam born 7-17-1939 Rock Hill, SC, Champion Jack Dupree 7-23-1910 NOLA, Keith Ferguson 7-23-1946 Houston, Tx, Steve Freund 7-20-1952 Brooklyn, NY

Remebering Johnny Winter RIP 7-16-2014 Zurich Switzerland @ 70, Big Mama Thornton RIP 7-25-1984 LA CA @ 57, Lightnin' Slim RIP 7-27-1974 Detroit, MI @ 58, Smokey Big Smothers 7-23-1993 Chicago

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