Lady Writes the Blues: The Life and Music of Rose Marie McCoy
Born in a tin shack in rural Arkansas in 1922, by the 60's Rose Marie McCoy's songs had been recorded by Nat King Cole, Elvis Presley, Ike & Tina Turner, James Brown, and Aretha Franklin. Now she's nearly forgotten. (Airs 10-11am)
Banner image: Rose Marie McCoy, circa 1946
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