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July 24 - Blues Guitarist/Vocalist/Composer - Memphis Gold
Blues fans all over the world continue to discover the incredible sounds of Memphis Gold. Born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1955, Memphis Gold, Chester Chandler was the thirteenth child of fourteen. His father also a musician introduced his son to the guitar at the tender age of 4. By the age of 8, he was a regular on historic Beale Street in Memphis where he played the guitar and danced for pocket change from the crowd.
Following in the footsteps of his famous cousins, Grammy Award Winner, Denise Williams, and Author/Activist/Comedian, Dick Gregory, Memphis has come a long way on a journey that has lasted half a century. Having released four full length albums to date, he has shared the stage with such artists as Bernard Allison, David Banner, James Brown, R.L. Burnside, Barbara Carr, Big Lucky Carter, George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic All Stars, Deborah Coleman, Shemikca Copeland, Robert Cray, Eddie Cusac, John Hammond, Little Jimmy King, Bettye Lavette, Johnny Lang, Kenny Neal, Taj Mahal, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, Bobby Parker, Louisianna Red, Lil Jimmy Reed, Jimmie Lee Robinson, Guitar Shorty, Elder Utah Smith, Mavis Staples, Hubert Sumlin, Roomful of Blues, Sister Rosetta Tharpe , Otis Rush, The Temptations, Jimmy Vaughn, and many more.
Get ready for an hour of some good old, down home, foot thumpin blues. As the saying goes, Memphis Gold is definitely the real deal.
The Total Tutor Neil Haley will interview Billie Worley director and producer of Memphis Heat. He will discuss stories of Memphis wrestling.
Memphis Heat: The True Story of Memphis Wrasslin' is the definitive documentary about the history of Memphis wrestling from the 1950's with legendary battles between Sputnik Monroe and Billy Wicks, the 1960's with strutting Jackie Fargo, & the glory days of the '70s with Jerry "the King" Lawler, Tojo Yamamoto, "Superstar" Bill Dundee, & Jimmy Hart.
The offseason continues to grind on and on a special night GBBLive is the place, as always, for great Grizzlies talk. Host Joe Mullinax will be joined by two of the best that GrizzNation has to offer.
First up, Grizzly Bear Blues' Managing Editor and Producer of GBBLive Chris Faulkner will join the program for his weekly segment called "Grizzly Bear News." As the dog days of July turn into August, the NBA offseason slows down a bit. Chris will discuss GBB's expansion goals and the week in review on the site.
In the second segment of the show Cam Rose of Yahoo Sports 730 AM in Memphis will come on to talk with Joe about the Grizzlies' offseason so far. Jason March's interview from last week and the Vince Carter signing will undoubtedly be topics of conversation.
All this and more on a special Wednesday edition of GBBLive! Follow us on Twitter @GBBLive and sign up for Audible.com via this link www.audibletrial.com/grizzlybearblues to get an audio book download and help GBBLive support Memphis' own St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Tonight, future City Councilman, Forward thinking, Nationally recognized Scholar, extremely Well-Dressed, and friend of the Show, Gilbert Barnes Carter III joins us to discuss just about everything Memphis we can throw at him. Also first time Guest and friend Ben Mills will join in the conversation with some outside of the box thinking and opinions to re-establish this City we call Home.
Wus good Fam! on this episode of Musick Monday we welcome Special Guest Memphis Rapper "Skool Boy" aka "@SB_Surfs Up" who is set to become the next big thing from the South. Skool Boy’s back-to-basics approach using thoughtful subject matter over head-banging beats have launched him into the national spotlight. As one of North Memphis’ most gifted entertainers and songwriter’s, Skool Boy’s intelligence, lovable personality and energetic positivity are what set him apart from the rest.
Hailing from Memphis, TN, Skool Boy recognized his love for music at age 14. After losing a baseball tournament, the young artist took to freestyling as a coping mechanism to release tension. It was the beginning of a new passion for creating music. Known for being wise beyond his years, with an outgoing personality to match, Skool Boy became an instant favorite among his peers. He began street event promotions for Money by Da Pound during his high school years. He later garnered the attention of Hunter Promotions. As a street team promoter for the company, Skool Boy experienced his first taste of fame, rubbing shoulders with artists like Gucci Mane, Young Jeezy, Plies, Soulja Boy, Franchise Boyz and Roscoe Dash. Hunter Promotions later helped Skool Boy release his first song titled “Ride Swerve” at age 18. Skool Boy realized this was the life he wanted to live and the only difference between him and these popular artists, was financial support and exposure.
After a 50-win season and a hard-fought playoff loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder, everyone expected the Memphis Grizzlies to stay the course and maybe add a shooter or two to their well-hone grit n' grind strategy. No one expected them to clean house, but that's what happened when reclusive owner Robert Pera unexpectedly fired assistant GM Stu Lash and team president Jason Levien. Man about Memphis, Chris Herrington helps us understand what went down and what comes next for the Grizzlies on this episode of the Drive & Kick.
Pastor Milan is the Founder and Senior Pastor of THE DREAM CHURCH in Memphis, TN. A respected spiritual leader, philanthropist, and humanitarian, he is dedicated to creating and providing programs, resources, and services to help the less fortunate.
The Dream Church is located downtown at 114 Henry Street. Pastor Milan and the congregation of the Dream Church is currently building a Dream Center, located on S. Second Street, downtown Memphis, directly across from WLOK Radio Station. Pastor Milan will stop by to tell us about this project and one that involves a lot of food and eating!
Brian Nelson will also stop by “The Emily Pearls Show” to give us some insight on the hottest new business venture on the internet today!
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