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Winter 1963 issue of Music Memories and Jazz Report (Vol. 3, No. 6). The issue marked the merger of Patrick Cather's Birmingham-basedMusic Memories Monthlywith the Ventura, California-basedJazz Report, edited by Paul Affledt. Included in this issue,…

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Blues and boogie-woogie pianist Robert McCoy, recorded by Patrick Cather, circa 1962-1963, Birmingham, Alabama.Cather produced, on his Vulcan / Vulkan Records label, two albums by McCoy -- Barrel House Blues and Jook Piano (1962) and Blues and Boogie…

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In these audio excerpts, Benny Smith and his Houserockers, a rock and roll / blues band, performs live on the Midnight Mover Groover Show, hosted by "Little Walter" (Walter Anglin) on Birmingham radio station WJLD. Other musicians, along with bassist…

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Blues harmonica player, singer, and guitarist Dave Miles, recorded by Patrick Cather in the 1960s. Miles was an original member of the Birmingham Jug Band, which recorded eight tunes for the Okeh record label in 1930 (a ninth recording, "Airplane…

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April 1963 issue of Music Memories Monthly (Vol. 3, No. 2), produced in Birmingham, Alabama, by Patrick Cather. Highlights of this issue include a cover story by Cather on the Birmingham blues and boogie-woogie pianist Robert McCoy, as well as a…

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“Stars Fell On Alabama”: Dot Adams with the Frank Adams band at the Woodland Club, 1960s. For fourteen years in the 1950s and ’60s, the Frank Adams band performed nearly every weekend at the Woodland Club, a “honkytonk” on the edge of Birmingham, in…
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