January 2017 Bop Street Archives

With the Incoming New Year, We recommit to our basic musical values——-and Celebrate BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut for The King Himself ELVIS PRESLEY, The Human Echo Chamber CLARENCE PALMER, Baritone Extraordinaire ARTHUR PRYSOCK, Unsung Hero of the Big Beat DANNY OVERBEA, The Man Who Spoke and Sang in Languages K

BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut for The Arkansas Wild Man RONNIE HAWKINS, Staten Island's Own DAVID JOHANSENAKABUSTER POINDEXTER, The King of the One Nighters Himself-R&B Pioneer BUDDY JOHNSON, BIG AL DOWNING, The Man From Musko

A Special Edition Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Reverend Dr MARTIN LUTHER KING Jr with Songs of Freedom – - - 

Post MLK Day/Post Inauguration, It's SONGS OF FREEDOM Part 2, along with BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut for The Original Soul Man SAM COOKE, West Coast R&B Stalward EUGENE CHURCH, Soul Songstress ETTA JAMES, Angelic Voiced AARON NEVILLE

BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut for Older/Surviving Sibling DON EVERLY,  Chicago Blues Guitar Legend JODY WILLIAMS,  Six String Ace JOHNNY 'GUITAR' WATSON, Country Songsmith MELVIN ENDSLEY, Hammond B-3 Cat HANK MARR, Broadway and Hollywoo