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A Blues Groove
Moderators: Texas Ted
92 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 4-14-2014 -A Blues Groove-Host Ted Branson Tuesday's 8-9am Internet Only

Blues Birthdays: Frank Frost born 4-15-1936 Augusta, AR, Sam Carr 4-17-1926 Marianna, AR, Bessie Smith 4-15-1894 Chatanooga, TN, Little Brother Montgomery 4-18-1906 Kentwood, LA, John Littlejohn 4-16-1931 Learned, MS

Remembering RIP Johnny Shines 4-20-1992 Tuscaloosa, AL @ 76, Mama Estella Yancy 4-19-1986 Chicago @ 90, Larry Davis 4-19-1994 LA, CA @ 57

Playlist 4-8-2014 A Blues Groove-Host Ted Branson Tuesdays 8-9am Online

Birthday's: Billie Holiday born 4-7-1915 Philidelphia, PA, Gene Ammons 4-14-1925 Chicago, IL, , Moody Jones 4-9-1908 Earle, AR, John Brim 124-10-1922 Hopkinsville, KY, , Hound Dog Taylor 4-12-1915 Natchez, MS

Playlist 4-1-2014 A Blues Groove-Host Ted Branson Tuesdays Online 8-9am

Blues Birthday's: Big Maceo Merriweather born 3-31-1905 Newnan, GA, Lowell Folson 3-31-1921 Tulsa, OK, Amos Milburn 4-1-1927 Houston, Tx, Muddy Waters (McKinley Morganfield) 1915 Rolling Fork, MS, Little Willie Foster 4-5-1922 Clarksdale, MS, 4-6-1918 Horn Lake, MS, Alberta Hunter 4-1-1895 Memphis, TN

Remembering RIP Roosevelt "Booba" Barnes 4-3-1996 Chicago @ 59, Billy Bizor 4-4-1969 Houston Tx @ 52

Playlist 3-25-2014 A Blues Groove-Host Ted Branson Tuesdays 8-9am Online only at

Blues Birthday's: Louisiana Red born 3-23-1932 Bessemer, AL, Sticks McGhee 3-23-1917 Knoxville, TN, Pete Johnson 3-25-1904 KC, MO, Robert Jr Lockwood 3-27-1915 Turkey Scratcher, AR, Johnny Clyde Copeland 33-27-1937 Haynesville, LA, Leroy Carr 3-27-1905 Nashville, TN, William Clatke 3-29-1951 Inglewood, CA, Sonny Boy Williamson # 1 John Lee 3-30-1914 Jackson, TN, Eric Clapton 123-30-1945 Ripley, Surrey UK

Remembering RIP: Pete Johnson 3-23-1967 Buffalo, NY @ 62, Arthur Crudup 3-28-1974 Nassanadox, VA @ 68, Joe Willie "Pinetop" Perkins 3-21-2011 Austin Texas @ 97

Playlist 3-18-2014 A Blues Groove-Host Ted Branson Tuesday's 8am-9am Online at

Blues Birthday's: Eddie Shaw born 3-20-1937 Stringtown, MS, Sam Lay 3-20-1935 Birmingham, AL, Otis Spann 3-21-1930 Belzoni, MS, Son House 3-21-1902 Riverton, MS, Sir Charles Thompson 3-21-1918 Springfield , OH, Jimmie Vaughan 3-20-1951 Dallas, Texas, Bo Carter (Armenter Chatmon) 3-21-1893 Bolton. MS, Barry E. Smith aka Bartholomew Eugene Smith aka Frosty March 18th ?

Remembering: Luther "Georgia Boy Snake " Johnson 3-18-1976 Boston @ 41, Tampa Red RIP 3-19-1981 Chicago @ 77

Playlist 3-11-2014 A Blues Groove-Host Ted Branson Tuesday's 8-9am Online only

Blues Birthday's: Erin James 3-16-? Centerville, MA, Jesse "Lone Cat" Fuller 3-12-1896 Jonesboro, GA, Lightnin' Slim 3-13-1913 St Louis, MO, Big Smokey Smothers 3-14-1929 Lexington, MS, Robert Pete Williams 3-14-1914 Zachary, LA, Yank Rachell 3-16-1910 Brownsville, TN, Lightnin' Hopkins 3-15-1912 Centerville, Tx

Remembering: Sonny Terry RIP 3-11-1986 Mineola, NY @ 74, Sunnyland Slim RIP 3-17-1995 Chicago @ 87, T-Bone Walker RIP 3-16-1975 LA, CA @ 64

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