#150 - The Day the Music Died (Ken 'Snakehips' Johnson)

Today’s episode is about a music legend called Ken ‘Snake Hips’ Johnson; a bandleader who could have been one of the all-time greats had his brilliance not been snuffed-out before his time. Only his untimely death wasn’t brought-about because he was black and gay, but owing to one of the most random of tragedies.


Murder Mile is researched, written and performed by Michael J Buchanan-Dunne of Murder Mile Walks with the main musical themes written and performed by Erik Stein and Jon Boux of Cult With No Name with additional music, as used under the Creative Commons License 4.0 (Attribution) via Free Music Archive and YouTube Music. A full listing of tracks used and a full transcript for each episode is listed here and a legal disclaimer.


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