She was featured in a recent program, Salute to Black Music,
presented in June of 2011 by the Upper Town Heritage
Foundation. The keynote Speaker was Dr. Tammy L. Turner.
Boyd Atkins Sax Group
Boyd Atkins was born in Paducah and wrote the song Heebie
Jeebies for Louis Armstrong. The photo was taken in a Chicago
Club called Dave's Cafe.
A local blues, R&B and gospel singer and musician, James
Irving was nicknamed "Spud."
A well-known blues musician from Paducah, Buster Morrison
was a guitar player who played with B. B. King. Until he learned
that Mr. King fancied his wife, Roberta Young Morrison.
R. Q. Dickerson II
Born in Paducah, R. Q. Dickerson was a well known jazz trumpeter
who played with the Cab Calloway band. He was featured in
Calloway's hit song Minnie the Moocher.
Born in Paducah, Fate Marable was known to have a band
made up of the finest jazz musicians of that time. He discovered