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A collection of blues performers almost unparalleled. They grow ’em big down there and the sound of the blues is no different. From Lead Belly to Blind Lemon Jefferson to the Vaughan Brothers, you can’t really capture the breadth and depth of the blues from the state of Texas in one sitting, so we’re only going to do our very best in the show this morning on KOWS. Early blues from Ramblin’ Thomas, Texas Alexander and Bessie Tucker will take us into the seminal country folk blues of Lightnin’ Hopkins and Mance Lipscomb. While we’re name-dropping, how about Bobby “Blue” Bland, T-Bone Walker, Johnny Winter, Albert Collins, Big Mama Thornton, and it doesn’t stop there. There’s a heaping helping of Texas blues coming your way from the KOWS studios located in downtown Santa Rosa, California.