Archive for July 18th, 2008

18th July
written by Matt The Cat
Floyd Dixon

Two years ago on July 26th, we lost one of R&B;’s most beloved and influential artists; Floyd Dixon. Bill Wax from XM’s Bluesville and Matt The Cat had the privilege to speak to Floyd only a few months before he died. This week, “Harlem” looks back on the amazing career of Floyd Dixon with many of Floyd’s stories told in his own words. From the original “Hey Bartender” (covered by The Blues Brothers) to “Dallas Blues” and “Call Operator 210”, Floyd was a blues original. His story airs this week on “Harlem”.

Harlem Airs on the 50s on 5
Monday 7/21 @ 1pm ET
Tuesday 7/22 @ midnight ET – 9pm PT
Friday 725 @ 6pm ET
Sun 7/27 @ 11am ET

This one’s for Floyd!

Matt The Cat