Buddy Whittington

  • Calendar

    August 30, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    KNON's Don O. Knows The Dallas Blues

    Don O. has been spinning blues records on KNON since 1983, literally about a month after they went on the air. See, he was a listener of the pre-KNON station at that frequency, KCHU, from '75 until they were switched off in '77. Heartbroken at the station's demise and subsequent absence of blues on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Influential Blues Guitarist Bugs Henderson Diagnosed With Cancer, Benefit Concert Scheduled

    Bugs Henderson​Many music fans in Dallas know guitarist Bugs Henderson for his influence on the international blues community. In this week's paper edition of DC9 at Night, local blues musician and historian Jim Suhler talked about how Eric Clapton and the late Freddie King would go see Bugs Hende ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Over the Weekend: Buddy Guy at the Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival

    Buddy Guy, Buddy Whittington, Jim Suhler, The Rick Kelly Band, othersBedford Blues & BBQ FestivalSeptember 4, 2011 Better than: sitting outside and soaking in the blues when the summer hasn't ended. Buddy GuyAs a stiff breeze blew the last remnants of excessive heat from the area, legendary blue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2008

    Q&A: Blues and Rock Guitarist Rocky Athas

    Rocky Athas with the Lightning Strikes.Rocky Athas has been playing the blues for almost 40 years. The Oak Cliff native grew up with another legendary string bender, Stevie Ray Vaughn. Athas’ band, Lightning Strikes, was an area blues/rock mainstay and Athas recently re-cut their debut for a Europ ... More >>