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A Blues Groove
C/O KOOP Radio
PO Box 4089
Austin TX 78765-4089

Blues roots & history from 1920’s thru today of all blues through recorded music, interviews & live in studio performances. From the Delta to Chicago, Texas to Canada, coast to coast plus overseas from England to Europe the blues is alive and well on A Blues Groove with host Texas Ted Branson. Stream the past two episodes 24/7 at Radio Free America.

 

Ted Branson

Ted Branson

Ted was born and raised on the south side of Chicago experiencing the blues first hand @ 13 when at his High School Homecoming Freshman Year 1968 Howlin’ Wolf and His Wolf Pack performed in the football stadium shocking parents who ran from the stadium yelling “It’s the Devil”!  I loved them and was hooked searching out Muddy Waters and others…eventually making it to the delta’s King Biscuit Blues Festival meeting recording heroes 1st hand!  Arrived Austin 1974 at 19 years old seeing Willie Dixon perform at 1st Antone’s location knowing I was home.