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  • Learn more about the

    Atlanta Blues Society.

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    Congratulates our Challenge Winners - wishing them a winning show in Memphis!

    Atlanta Blues Society THE

    K E E P I N G T H E B L U E S A L I V E 81

    Don Ottensman

    Don Ottensman has been playing the blues on KNON-FM, Dallas’s noncommer- cial 55,000-watt radio station, for 35 years. Under his influence, KNON broad- casts two hours of blues every weekday, as well as three hours per day of a blues/ R&B mix. Ottensman’s show has been the biggest fundraiser during the sta- tion’s pledge drive for over 30 years. He has interviewed dozens of artists and blues celebrities for his show, including B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Little Milton, Denise LaSalle, Sonny Rhodes, Johnny Copeland, Jimmy Rogers, Sam Myers, and many more. On his radio show, musi- cians such as Larry Garner, Joe Louis Walker, Tutu Jones, and more were inter- viewed and played on the radio for the first time or very early in their careers. For 33 years he has produced an annual Freddie King birthday tribute, and was part of the team that arranged for Gov. Ann Richards to declare Freddie King Day in the state of Texas on September 3, 1993. In 2002, he organized Dallas-Fort Worth Blues History Week around the 65th anniversary of Robert Johnson’s Dallas recording session.

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