Fish Fry

Jeffrey Harvey / KCUR

 James "Yank" Rachell (March 16, 1910 – April 9, 1997) was an American country blues musician, dubbed an "elder statesman of the blues." - Wikipedia

Danny Cox was born in CincinnatiOhio and moved to Kansas CityKansas in 1963.

Mardi Gras At The Fish Fry

Feb 18, 2012

Listen:
Hour 1!
Hour 2!
Hour 3!
Hour 4!

The Mardi Gras celebration begins this weekend in New Orleans and on tonight's Fish Fry!

kendiala / flickr

Taj Mahal, Otis Redding, The Mar-Keys

1st Hour
2nd Hour
3rd Hour
4th Hour
 

Ten new albums that have been enjoying quality time with KCUR's Chuck Haddix in 2010

 

Chuck Haddix has been hosting KCUR's The Fish Fry every Friday and Saturday, 8 pm - midnight, since 1985. Haddix is also the director of the Marr Sound Archives, a collection of 250,000 sound recordings housed in the Miller Nichols Library at The University of Missouri - Kansas City.

Chuck's Top Ten Album Picks for 2010

We can't have a public radio party without Chuck Haddock and his top music picks from this past year.

Chuck Haddock serves up the best in blues, r&b, soul, jumpin' jazz and zydeco on The Fish Fry, every Friday and Saturday night, 8 pm - midnight.

 

 


1.Derek Trucks
Already Free

2. Naomi Shelton and
the Gospel Queens

What Have You Done My Brother

 

Harmonica virtuoso Jason Ricci tells of his influences and idols in the blues, including a very unique encounter with a legend of the Mississippi delta sound.

Fish Fry Host Chuck Haddix talks with Jason Ricci about his influences, idols, and what it's like to play 300 shows a year.

The Fish Fry

Listen to hundreds of hours of The Fish Fry in the program archives

Kansas City-born Mark Dufresne talks with Fish Fry host Chuck Haddock about his introduction to the blues, his early days of clubbing, and the blues scene in the Pacific Northwest.

Kansas City , Mo. – Mark Dufresne talks with Fish Fry host Chuck Haddock about his introduction to the blues, his early days of clubbing, and the blues scene in the Pacific Northwest.

Born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1953, he started playing harmonica in his early 20s.

There's a brick building at 31st and Gillham, which has stood for more than eight decades. Most of the time it's been known as the El Torreon, but for three years in the early '70s, it was transformed into the Cowtown Ballroom.

Kansas City, MO – Listen to the extended interview in the Fish Fry archives

One of Kansas City's legendary jazzmen, Alaadeen, stopped by The Fish Fry to talk about his career and the 25th anniversary re-release of The City Light Orchestra's album "Raised Spirits."

Kansas City , Mo. – One of Kansas City's legendary jazzmen, Alaadeen, stopped by The Fish Fry to talk about his career and the 25th anniversary re-release of The City Light Orchestra's album "Raised Spirits."

The Fish Fry's Chuck Haddix talks with blues man Frank Ace, a frequent musical guest at BB's and other area clubs.

Michael Byars / KCUR

Cedric Burnside, grandson of the legendary R.L. Burnside, son of drummer great Calvin Jackson, is widely regarded as one of the best drummers in the world. Bluesman Lightnin' Malcolm is one of the leading younger generation artists on the scene today.

Kansas City, Mo – North Mississippi Hill Country blues artists Cedric Burnside and Lightnin' Malcolm joined us on The Fish Fry for a chat about their new CD "2 Man Wrecking Crew" and the influence of Cedric's grandfather, the great R.L. Burnside.

KCUR's Chuck Haddix welcomed funk singer Marva Whitney to The Fish Fry, where she talked about her start in Kansas City Kansas and working with the late great James Brown.