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1. A Conversation with Ron Teamer A Conversation with Ron Teamer February 2008 Interview with Ron Teamer, a Kansas City blues musician and guitarist/vocalist for the Ron Teamer Band. In the article, Teamer discusses when he first started playing guitar and life experiences that have...

2. Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, In Rememberance Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, In Rememberance February 2008 A collection of stories by various Kansas City musicians in remembrance of Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, "Kansas City's Queen of the Blues," who passed away on Dec. 25, 2007.

"Mama's Tribute"...

3. Big Joe Turner Big Joe Turner November 25, 1985 Obituary article about Big Joe Turner, an early Kansas City blues singer dying at the age of 74 on November 24, 1985 in California. Former singer and bartender "at the Sunset Club, owned by Felix Payne,...

4. Biography of Joe Turner (1911-1985), Blues Vocalist Biography of Joe Turner (1911-1985), Blues Vocalist 1999

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

6. Fun on The Road Fun on The Road August 2011 Blues singer Diane "Mama" Ray recounts her most memorable experiences while touring with her band. Ray has been performing for nearly five decades.

7. In Memory of Jim Laforte (1946-2010) In Memory of Jim Laforte (1946-2010) July 2010 Eulogy and remembrances for Kansas City R&B vocalist Jim LaForte (62) who passed away recently. Laforte was a founding member and leader of the Harling's Upstairs afternoon band in the 1980s. A memorial...

8. Julia Lee (The Last of the Great Blues Singers) Julia Lee (The Last of the Great Blues Singers) January-February//1960 Photo and biographical article about Julia Lee (1902-1958), an early Kansas City jazz and blues singer and pianist starting in the 1910s with her brother, bandleader George Lee. Description of her life...

9. Kansas City's Queen of the Blues Is Gone--(But Not Forgotten) Kansas City's Queen of the Blues Is Gone--(But Not Forgotten) March//1978 Photos and biographical article about Julia Lee (1902-1958), a black singer and pianist starting her career in the 1910s in Kansas City and earning "her reputation as one of the country's greatest blues...

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. Mama Ray Hosting August Jam Mama Ray Hosting August Jam August 2011 Article profiles the career of blues singer Diane "Mama" Ray. Born into a musical family, Ray took singing and music lessons as a young child and performed in a variety of productions. In 1962, she moved...