Birthdays-in-Blue for the ever youthful LESPAUL, key player in the development of the solid body electric guitar, making him grandfather, godfather, and/or stepfather of Rock ‘n’ Roll. LESPAUL—93 Today!!! Today also marks the birthdays of Mr. Excitement Himself—JACKIEWILSON, the ill fated JOHNNYACE, and
American Popular Song Immortal—Composer/Lyricist COLEPORTER.
Other Birthdays-in-Blue this week include SHIRLEYALSTONREEVES of The Shirelles, GARY ‘US’ BONDS, BOBBYFREEMAN, JOEYDEE, The Deepest of the Deep Soul Singers—JAMESCARR, POOKIEHUDSON of the Spaniels, and Blues Titan HOWLIN’ WOLF
Karen and Bob of Vahlalla Place (Opiates and Addition Facility) located at 6043 Hudson Road in Woodbury, MN. Further information contact by calling 651-925-8200.
Diane Moore – Shroeder’s Bar Grill located on Front Dale in St. Paul. Every Saturday beginning at 6 PM come out and enjoy some GREATLIVE music featuring Double Exposure.
Sarah – Frame Ups featuring Galleries of Capstone Galleries located at 4325 Nicollett Avenue South in Minneapolis….TONITE from 6 to 9:30 PM come on and view the fantastic art talents of many LOCAL artists to include KFAI’s own Grand Deeva showing off her beautiful blue jean art pieces. For further information visit at www.frameups.net
REMEMBERING BO DIDDLEY 1928-2008—The Man, The Music, The Legend.
One of the Originators of Rock ‘N’ Roll and self-described ‘Scientist of Musical Sound’ was a True Giant/Rhythm and Blues Immortal, utterly unique and larger than life in every imaginable way. He Will Be Missed!!! Also highlighting Birthdays-in-Blue for a pair of DooWop Greats—OTISWILLIAMS of the Charms and JIMMYJONES of ‘Handy Man’ fame and for Keith Richards Favorite Drummer—CHARLIEWATTS. And a preview of this Saturday’s-
June 7-appearance of Legendary Tenor Sax Honker BIGJAY McNEELY at Famous Dave’s BBQ and Blues Festival in Downtown Minneapolis. BIGJAY is BACK!!! And BOPSTREET’s Got Him!!!