Here’s two DJs you might of heard of. From 1948 to 1952, BB King was spinning for WDIA Memphis. He had 2 shows, The Sepia Swing Club and Heebie Jeebies. When he left RUFUS THOMAS took over as DJ.
Like a lotta legends, Alabama boy HANK WILLIAMS grew up poor, lived fast and died young. Died in the back seat of a moving cadillac. Story goes he was given his first guitar and learned his music from a black street musician called Tee-Tot. “All the musical training I ever had was from him,” Hank said. “I don’t know one note from another.” Don’t know one note from another but he sure knew how to sing em.