Juke Joint: August 12, 2018

Aug 12, 2018

This week on "The Juke Joint" broadcast, Robert Barclay offered a tribute to Stan "The Record Man" Lewis who opened a record store in an African-American neighborhood in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1948, and offered a big selection of blues records to his customers. He later launched the Jewel, Paula and Ronn labels releasing blues and soul music by Lightnin' Hopkins, Lowell Fulson, Jerry McCain, George "Wild Child" Butler, Little Johnny Taylor, Frank Frost, Bobby Rush, Buster Benton and numerous others. When Elvis Presley was performing on the Louisiana Hayride radio broadcast in Shreveport, he would often stop in and buy records from Stan and sign autographs for his fans at Stan's Record Shop.