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1. Biography of Johnny Kling (1875-1947), Baseball Player Biography of Johnny Kling (1875-1947), Baseball Player 2009

2. Biography of George Muehlebach (1881-1955), Businessman Biography of George Muehlebach (1881-1955), Businessman 1999

3. Biography of Little Hatch (1921-2003), Blues Musician Biography of Little Hatch (1921-2003), Blues Musician 2003

4. Biography of Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel (1890-1975), Baseball Player and Manager Biography of Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel (1890-1975), Baseball Player and Manager 1999

5. Biography of John A. Jones (1867-1937), Businessman and Barber Biography of John A. Jones (1867-1937), Businessman and Barber 1999

6. Kansas City Blues Luncheon Kansas City Blues Luncheon April 30, 1940 11th Annual Baseball Day Luncheon given by the South Central Business Association for the Kansas City Blues at the Lucerne Hotel.

7. 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"...

8. Book Seeks to Restore Cub's Great Jewish Heritage Book Seeks to Restore Cub's Great Jewish Heritage April 7, 2006 A new book entitled Johnny Kling: A Baseball Biography by Gil Bogen has recently been published. The author contends that Kling was Jewish although Kling's wife Lillian asserted he was not. Kling was a...

9. 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...

10. The Blues Comes Back to Kansas City: Its Traveling Days Are Over The Blues Comes Back to Kansas City: Its Traveling Days Are Over June//1981 Article about a revival of Blues music in Kansas City with descriptions of particular musicians (Chick Willis, Charles Musselwhite, Claude Williams, Willie Cyrus, Koko Taylor, and disc jockey Lindsay Shannon...

11. It Simply Was Time for the Blues to Go It Simply Was Time for the Blues to Go July/2/1972 Article about the end of the "5-year history of the Kansas City Blues" minor league professional hockey team, a farm team of the Saint Louis Blues.

12. The Success That Was Born in a Barn: There's Gold in Them 'Thar Blues The Success That Was Born in a Barn: There's Gold in Them 'Thar Blues February//1969 Article about the hockey team.

13. Team Will Be Royals: Ewing Kauffman Announces Name Selected from 17,000 Entries in Contest for American Team Will Be Royals: Ewing Kauffman Announces Name Selected from 17,000 Entries in Contest for American League Baseball Club March/21/1968 Article about the origin of the name of the Kansas City Royals baseball team, suggested by Sanford Porte ("an engineer with Howard-Needles-Tammen & Bergendoff" residing in Overland Park) in a 1968 naming...

14. K.C.K. to Honor Legendary Blues Promoter K.C.K. to Honor Legendary Blues Promoter November 2-8, 2012 Article announces that Roger Naber will be honored during the 2012 Historical Thanksgiving Breakfast Dance. Naber's past role in organizing the dance is discussed. Details regarding Naber's 33 year career...

15. Clear Your Calendar -- Stan's Big Joe Turner Birthday Bash Coming May 20! Clear Your Calendar -- Stan's Big Joe Turner Birthday Bash Coming May 20! May 1, 2006 Article announces the May 20, 2006 celebration of Big Joe Turner's birthday by the Kansas City Blues Society. Turner (whose birth date is actually May 18th), is best remembered for his original version...

16. Bad-News Blues Bad-News Blues February 21-27, 2013 Article chronicles the 2013 board election of the Kansas City Blues Society. The organization's history is described. Former members and previous editors of Blues News, the KCBS newsletter, are interviewed...

17. Another Festival That Once Was Another Festival That Once Was June/July//2002 Article citing the lack of attendance and support for the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival, leading to its cancellation in 2002.

18. The Day Mickey Came to Town The Day Mickey Came to Town July, 2005 Article contains the author's reminiscence of interviewing a young baseball prospect called up from Joplin to play for the Kansas City Blues--Mickey Mantle. Both Joplin and Kansas City were part of the...

19. A History of Disappointment, but Optimism Survives A History of Disappointment, but Optimism Survives November 24, 2013 Article describes problems facing the operations of the American Jazz Museum. The museum is compared against the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, which it shares a location with on 18th Street, and local...

20. The Blues and Jazz Festival Reincarnated The Blues and Jazz Festival Reincarnated August/September, 2005 Article describes the planned 2005 Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival at the Woodlands racetrack, September 3rd and 4th, 2005. Planner Mark Valentine has attempted to overcome the difficulties experienced...