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1. Dennis LaPlant Dennis LaPlant September 2012 Profile article on local musician and guitarist Dennis "DP" LaPlant. Born in Sedalia, Missouri, LaPlant started his first band at age 10. During his musical career, he performed and recorded with the Jerry...

2. Famous Local Musican: Bill Organ Famous Local Musican: Bill Organ August 2012 Profile article on Bill Organ, known as "Billie O", who began playing drums with a local group known as the By-Gones "of which Larry Emmet had joined, a band started by the bassist from 'Larry Emmett &...

3. Famous Local Musician: Allen Monroe Famous Local Musician: Allen Monroe May 2012 Profile article on keyboardist Allen Monroe, getting his start in the Kansas City music scene when he was in high school. He and local musicians Wes Blackman and the late Aaron Strawn formed a band called...

4. Famous Local Musician: Groovy Grant Hopkins Famous Local Musician: Groovy Grant Hopkins June 2012 Brief biographical article on Groovy Grant Hopkins, an on-air personality on KKFI. Hopkins hosts the program "OG's Hang-Out" which airs weekly playing Old School, R & B, Jazz, Gospel and some one-of-a-kind...

5. Famous Local Musician: Jim "Sweet Lips" Wilson Famous Local Musician: Jim "Sweet Lips" Wilson July 2012 Profile article on Jim Wilson, a local saxophonist, who got his first professional gig at the age of 15 with Larry Emmett & the Sliders playing West coast swing music. Wilson has played with the likes...