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Quiet Reflection, Memorial Day, 2015   1 comment

Calvin Owens A.J. & Francine Murphy 5116 blog IICalvin Owens, known for two periods of work as bandleader for blues legend B.B. King, A.J. Murphy who played with 60’s R&B band Archie Bell and the Drells and A.J.s wife Francine. Image by kenne

On Memorial Day I can’t help but think of our dear friends A.J and Francine Murphy and the image that appeared in the Houston Chronicle “Remembering The Fallen” on Memorial Day, 2009. Francine is probably in “quiet reflection” at the US Houston National Cemetery today.


Francine Murphy Chronicle

The King Of Kings In The Blues   3 comments

Desert Diamond_20100808_0249 BB King_art blogB.B. King and His Band (August 8, 2010) — Image by kenne

You’ve heard of B.B. King,
You may have heard of Albert King
You may not have heard of Freddie King,
All blues musicians of renowned.
But there is only one
king of The Blues —

Mr. B. B. King

Tell me now,
How long has
The thrill been gone?
Forty-five years?
Never for Blues fans!
May the thrill never be gone.

— kenne


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