Category Archives: Radio

Vinyl KC: “Alabam” by Cowboy Copas

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Cowboy Copas is one of those “other persons” lumped together when a celebrity dies in an accident. In this instance, the celebrity is country legend Patsy Cline, and the accident is the plane crash that killed Cline, Copas, singer Hawkshaw Hawkins and Cline manager Randy Hughes after a concert in Kansas City, Kan.

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What Good Ever Happened Here?

I used to think that, musically speaking, nothing good happened in this town. There was that jazz history 70 or 80 years ago, but not much else. But for the past year, I’ve been researching KC’s music history for a documentary. I discovered how wrong I was.

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