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A Conversation With Danny Cox

Danny Cox was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and moved to Kansas City, Kansas in 1963. As a youth, he sang in a church choir together with Rudolph Iseley, and in the 1960s he started his professional career performing on a Hootennany Folk Tour. Cox has recorded albums for ABC Dunhill, Casablanca, MGM and others. He also partnered a company called Good Karma Productions, run by Vanguard Coffee House (K.C.) owner Stan Plesser, who managed the acts of folk rock duo Brewer & Shipley, Southern rock band The Ozark Mountain Daredevils, and his own career.  




Listen to the 1st Hour

1 Louis Jordan/Saturday Night Fish Fry
2 Mickey Champion/Woke Up This Morning
3 Noble Thin Man Watts/Skunky
4 Charles Brown/Seven Long Days
5 Danny Cox/Time Line
6 Danny Cox/All Star Game
7 Danny Cox/Break the Color Line
8 Muddy Waters/Mannish Boy
9 Etta James/W-O-M-A-N
10 Little Walter/Tell Me Mama

Listen to the 2nd Hour

11 Junior Watson/Call Everybody Sweetheart
12 Snooks Eaglin/Playgirl
13 T-Bone Walker/Party Girl
14 David Basse/Bidin' My Time
15 Billie Holiday/Summertime
16 Lester Young/Lady Be Good
17 Marcia Ball/Louella
18 Professor Longhair/Boogie Woogie
19 Rockin' Dopsie/Keep a Knockin'
20 Phantom Blues Band/Where Did My Monkey Go?
21 Rufus Thomas/Can Your Monkey Do the Dog
22 Mar-Keys/Last Night
23 Otis Taylor/Baby So
24 Sonnyboy Williamson/All My Love in Vain
25 Howlin' Wolf/Smokestack Lightnin'

Listen to the 3rd Hour

26 Jerry Douglas/On a Monday
27 Ry Cooder/How Can a Poor Man Stand
28 Casey Bill Weldon/W.P.A. Blues
29 W.C. Clark/I'm Gonna Disappear
30 O.V. Wright/Gonna Forget About You
31 James Carr/Gonna Send You Back to Georgia
32 Jon Cleary/Southern Nights
33 Allen Toussaint/What Do You Want the Girl To Do?
34 Irma Thomas/I Count the Teardrops
35 Johnny Jenkins/Spunky
36 Don Covay/Watching the Late, Late Show
37 Solomon Burke/Got to Get You Off My Mind
38 Rebirth Brass Band/Take It to the Street
39 Wild Magnolias/I Know You Mardi Gras
40 Earl King/Street Parade
41 Clifton Chenier/I'm on the Wonder
42 Ray Charles/Losing Hand
43 Big Maybelle/Blues, Early, Early


Listen to the 4th Hour

44 Delta Moon/Blues in a Bottle
45 North Mississippi Allstars/Drinking Muddy Waters
46 R.L. Burnside/It's Bad You Know
47 Kim Wilson/Tiger Man
48 Grady Gaines/Soul Twist
49 Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford/I Need Your Lovin'
50 Bryan Lee/Early in the Morning
51 B.B. King/3 O'Clock Blues
52 Albert Collins/Conversation With Collins
53 Jimmy McGriff/McGriff's House Party


Chris Prewitt is the systems administrator for KCUR 89.3. Email him at prewittc@umkc.edu.