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'Arkansongs'

'Arkansongs' radio show to celebrate 25 years with UCA event

Both UCA and the Old State House Museum have lent memorabilia to the exhibit, which will include the 1959 Grammy award for Song of Year won by Jimmy Driftwood, a washboard that belonged to Jim "Dandy" Mangrum, and Louis Jordan's saxophone.
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'Party Down': A nod to Little Beaver (and a playlist)

Forrest City native Willie George Hale became an important and widely respected R&B guitarist, both in studio sessions and as a solo artist, and his tunes later became sampling fodder for the likes of Jay-Z and Erykah Badu.
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Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Pharoah Sanders and others among musicians with masters potentially lost in UMG fire

From our friends at Arkansongs, here's a list of Universal Music Group artists with masters potentially lost in the warehouse fire of June 1, 2008.

Thursday To-Do: Arkopolis

Arkopolis plays White Water Tavern Thursday night.
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Tuesday To-Do: 'Arkansawr'n'b: The State's Forgotten Rhythm n' Blues Legacy'

The Old State House Center's weekly "Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series" with Stephen Koch discussing the state's R&B history.
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