May 15, 2014

State of Alabama
Press Release: Alabama State Council on the Arts

Alabama Arts Radio Series - Deb Boykin interviews Alabama Music Hall of Fame Curator Dick Cooper





Dick Cooper with his dog

This week Dick Cooper, curator at the Alabama Music Hall of Fame, talks with Community Arts program manager Deb Boykin about the 2014 class of inductees, the history of the Hall of Fame, and the artifacts on display there. A journalist, photographer, and respected member of the Muscle Shoals music community, Cooper discusses Alabama musicians who were seminal figures in genres including country, soul, rhythm and blues, rockabilly, jazz, and rock as well as the state’s newer artists who continue to influence popular music.

This special radio series will air every Sunday at 2:00 P.M., on the Troy University Public Radio Network at:  

  • WTSU 89.9 (Montgomery and Troy)
  • WRWA 88.7 (Dothan)
  • WTJB 91.7 (Columbus and Phenix   City) 

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