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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. 54 Million Votes Put Cook on Top 54 Million Votes Put Cook on Top May 22, 2008 David Cook, of Blue Springs, MO, won the American Idol competition on May 21, 2008. "Cook gathered nearly 56 percent of the 97.5 million votes cast." 25-year-old Cook defeated David Archuleta for the title...

3. 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...

4. A. H. Whitney Co. A. H. Whitney Co. ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for A. H. Whitney Co. showing a portrait of a woman identified as Emma Abbott. Front of card says: "C. B. Detrick, Mgr. A. H. Whitney Co., Pianos and Organs." Front lower left corner has...

5. A-Maye-Zing A-Maye-Zing June 10, 2010 Article profiles singer Marilyn Maye (82) and her 60+ year musical career. A native of Wichita, Kansas, Maye began singing in Kansas City clubs in the 1940s. Her career includes several hit records, television...

6. Alexander Kipnis Alexander Kipnis circa 1945 Seated portrait of opera bass-baritone Alexander Kipnis. He sang with the Metropolitan Opera.

7. Along a Musical Trail: Sweet Singers of Yesterday in Kansas City Along a Musical Trail: Sweet Singers of Yesterday in Kansas City December/11/1910 Microfilmed scrapbook contains an article about reminiscences of Nellie McCoy Harris, regarding early singers and musicians in the Kansas City area, especially in the 1850s. Description of many specific...

8. Among Kansas City's Artists [and] Where All the World's a Stage Among Kansas City's Artists [and] Where All the World's a Stage May/15/1915 Photos and biographical sketches of several Kansas City musicians, singers and music teachers, including Jennie Schultz, Charles Cease, E. Geneve Lichtenwalter (in the Studio building), Nelle Troutman...

9. 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"...

10. 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,...

11. Back Home in KC, a Jazz Legend Gets the Recognition He's Due Back Home in KC, a Jazz Legend Gets the Recognition He's Due October 18, 2008 Two Kansas City jazz musicians, Luqman Hamza and Curtis Fuller, received the American Jazz Museum's 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award. Hamza (formerly known as Larry Cummings) is a singer and pianist who...

12. Baltimore Hotel Baltimore Hotel Postcard of the Baltimore Hotel

13. Between Rock and a Good Place Between Rock and a Good Place January 29, 2012 Article profiles twelve women who are influencing the local music scene in various ways: Kristie Stremel, soloist and former member of Frogpond and Exit 159; Hearts of Darkness singers Brandy Gordon, Rachel...

14. Bidu Sayao Bidu Sayao circa 1945 Full body pose on stair steps of Brazilian coloratura soprano Bidu Sayao.

15. 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,...

16. Biography of Felice Lyne (1887-1935), Opera Singer Biography of Felice Lyne (1887-1935), Opera Singer 2008

17. Biography of Frank Wiziarde (1916-1987), Whizzo the Clown, Television Personality Biography of Frank Wiziarde (1916-1987), Whizzo the Clown, Television Personality 1999

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

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

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