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1. 'Mother Taylor': At 83, Myra Taylor Reigns as One of KC's Greatest Singers Ever 'Mother Taylor': At 83, Myra Taylor Reigns as One of KC's Greatest Singers Ever April 2, 2000 Biographical article about Kansas City jazz singer Myra Taylor, a black woman starting out in 1930s night clubs and going on to USO and other overseas tours starting in World War II, with photos.

2. At Kimo Swing Session At Kimo Swing Session October 13, 1950 File containing a photo and caption about Charlotte Mansfield, a local swing singer with Capitol Records receiving airplay of her current (in 1950) songs being played on local radio stations KIMO and KPRS,...

3. Biography of George E. Lee (1896-1958), Singer and Bandleader Biography of George E. Lee (1896-1958), Singer and Bandleader 1999

4. Biography of Julia Lee (1902-1958), Singer and Pianist Biography of Julia Lee (1902-1958), Singer and Pianist 1999

5. Biography of Lester Willis Young (1909-1959), Tenor Saxophonist Biography of Lester Willis Young (1909-1959), Tenor Saxophonist 2007

6. Davis Busy as He Relaxes Davis Busy as He Relaxes May 21, 1964 News article about Sammy Davis, Jr., the famous entertainer, appearing in Kansas City for a show for Menorah Medical Center at the Hotel Muehlebach.

7. Diva from 50 Years Ago Finds New Recognition Diva from 50 Years Ago Finds New Recognition February/5/1998 File containing photos and a biographical article about Etta Moten Barnett, or Etta Barnett, a 96-year-old singer and former actress "in 1930s Hollywood film roles that were not demeaning." Born in Texas...

8. Florence Cole-Talbert Florence Cole-Talbert File contains a photocopy of a program at the Metropolitan Baptist Temple in Kansas City, Kansas, featuring Florence Cole-Talbert, “prima donna soprano” (pictured). She sang opera around the world...

9. James Brown James Brown 1966 Articles about the concert appearance of singer James Brown in Kansas City Municipal Auditorium on Thanksgiving night, 1966, with photos. Prior to the concert descriptions were given about his musical...

10. KC Blues Scene Mourns Singer KC Blues Scene Mourns Singer December 26, 2007 Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, local blues singer, died December 25, 2007, at the age of 76. Her death was due to complications from a stroke. "She was a founding member of the Kansas City Blues Society...and...

11. McBeth Asked to Perform at Democratic Convention: KC Jazz Great Is to Sing National Anthem McBeth Asked to Perform at Democratic Convention: KC Jazz Great Is to Sing National Anthem August/12/2000 File containing a photo and biographical article about Ida McBeth, "one of the most popular singers on the local jazz scene for many years" and performer of "'The Star Spangled Banner' on the final day...

12. Music of Freedom Music of Freedom February 24, 2008 Historical article about the Jackson Jubilee Singers, a group of African American performers from Western University (Quindaro, KS) who toured the U.S. and Canada during the first half of the twentieth...

13. Musical Quartet and Singers Musical Quartet and Singers circa 1930s African-American quartet playing music with a group of men singing.

14. Sophisticated Lady of Jazz Sophisticated Lady of Jazz September 10, 2011 Pearl Thuston Brown is the subject of the Tribute section of the Remembrances column. "Brown was a professional musician since 1951, a singer and piano player at Kansas City nightclubs who toured with...