March 2016 Bop Street Archives

PREVIEWS of a Couple of Upcoming Shows—The Long Awaited Reunion of the R&B CADETS and All the Way From Exit 100— SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY AND THE ASBURY JUKES, along with a few Gospel Gems for this Fourth Lenten Monday…..

 BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut for For One Hit Wonder PHIL PHILLIPS of 'Sea of Love' (Fifteen Minutes of) Fame, The Lovin' Spoonful's  JOHN SEBASTIAN and the Immortal NAT 'KING' COLE, along with a few Lenten Gospel Sounds from the Rance Allen Group—-

BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut for a pair of Blues Piano Greats – Chicago's OTIS SPANN and Kansas City's Own PETE JOHNSON, a pair of Mississippi Blues Guitarists BO CARTER and ROBERT 'JR' LOCKWOOD, The Once and Future Queen of Soul ARETHA FRANKLIN, Gospel Pioneer R.H.HARRIS, and The Moder

BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut for America's Sweetheart DORIS DAY-turning 92 (or 94!) Friday, 50s Belter FRANKIE LAINE, The Other Lady Who Swings the Band CAMILLE HOWARD of Roy Milton's Solid Senders Fame, Piedmont Guitar Ace ETTA BAKER, and Bluesmen LOWELL FULSON