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A Blues Groove
Moderators: Texas Ted
105 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.

Today 15:24 by Texas Ted

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

Playlist 7-15-2014 A Blues Groove-Host Ted Branson Tuesday's Online 8-9am

Blues Birthday's: Washboard Sam 7-15-1910 Walnut Ridge, AR, Margie Evans 7-17-1940 Shreveport, LA, Screamin' Jay Hawkins 7-18-1929 Cleveland, OH, Lonnie Mack 7-18-1941 Aurora, IN, Jim Kweskin 7-18-1940 New England, MA, Pinetop Perkins 7-7-1913 Belzoni , MS

Remembering: Eddie Boyd RIP 7-13-1994 Helsinki, Finland @ 79, Charlie Haden RIP 7-11-2014 LA, CA @ 76

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

Blues Birthday's honored: Louis Jordan 7-8-1908 Brinkley, AR, Joe Liggins 7-9-1915 Guthrie, OK, Blind Boy Fuller 7-10-1907 Wadesboro, NC, Weldon Bill Casey 7-10-1909 Pine Bluff, AR, Blind Lemon Jefferson 7-11-1897 Couchman, Texas, Smokey Wilson 7-11-1936 Greenville, MS, Dave Van Ronk born June 30th 1936, NY, NY

Remembering: Willie Nix RIP 7-8-1991 Leland, MS @ 68

Blues roots to Western Swing comparison

Playlist 7-1-2014 A Blues Groove-Host Ted Branson Tuesday's 8-9a.m. Internet Only on

Blues Birthday's: James Cotton 7-1-1935 Tunica, MS, Willie Dixon 7-1-1915 Vicksburg, MS, Chris Strachwitz 7-1-1931 Germany, Mississippi John Hurt 7-3-1893 Teoc, MS, Lavelle White 7-3-1929 Amite, LA, Al Wilson 7-4-1943 Boston, MA

Remembering: Piano Red RIP 7-2-1992 Detroit @ 66, Eddie Vinson RIP 7-2-1988 LA, CA @ 70, Mississippi Fred McDowell 7-3-1972 Memphis, TN @ 68

6/26 12:22 by Texas Ted

Playlist 6-24-14 A Blues Groove-Host Ted Branson Tuesday's 8-9am internet only at

Blues Birthday's: T Model Ford born 6-24-1956 Chicago, Lester Williams 6-24-1920 Groveton, Texas, Big Bill Broonzy 6-26-1898 Scott. MS, Johnny Big Moose Walker 6-27-1927 Stoneville, MS, Dave Honeyboy Edwards 6-28-1915 Shaw, MS, Clifton Chenier 6-25-1925 Opelousas, LA

Remembering: Richard "Groove" Holmes RIP 6-29-1991 St Louis, MO @ 60

Playlist 6-17-2014 A Blues Groove-Host Ted Branson Tuesdays 8-9am

Juneteenth Celebration June 19th honoring african american achievements in music>p>

Blues Birthday's: Jerry "Boogie" McCain born 6-19-1930 Gadsdenal, AL(RIP 2012), Lazy Lester (Leslie Johnson) 6-20-1933 Torras, AL, Skip James 6-21-1902 Yazoo City, MS, Lucille Spann 6-23-1938 Bolton, MS, Derek O'Brien 6-19-1950 LA, CA, Mike Buck 6-17-1952 Ft Worth, Texas

Remembering: Wynonie Harris RIP 6-14-1969 LA, CA @ 54, Luther Tucker RIP 6-17-1993 San Rafael, CA @ 57, Bobby Blue Bland RIP 6-23-2013 Germantown, TN @ 83

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