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D.C. Minner at his Dusk 'til Dawn Blues Festival.
January 28, 1935,|
Rentiesville, Oklahoma, United States
|Died||May 6, 2008
Oklahoma, United States
|Instruments||Guitar, vocals, bass guitar|
|Associated acts||D.C. & Selby Minner, BLUES ON THE MOVE, Larry Johnson, NEW BREED, Tony Mathews, Redwoods band, Home Cookin'. D. C.|
|Website||The Official D.C. Minner Site|
Born in Rentiesville, Oklahoma, he performed with O. V. Wright, Freddie King, Chuck Berry, Eddie Floyd and Bo Diddley, and was inducted into the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame in 1999. He owned the 'Down Home Blues Club' in Rentiesville, where he and his wife Selby Minner held a long-running annual blues festival, the 'Dusk 'til Dawn Blues Festival'. The couple had won an international KBA from the Blues Foundation in Memphis for their BITS (Blues in the Schools) work with children.
|1950-60s||Played with Larry Johnson and the NEW BREED and other musical artists.|
|1970||switched from bass to guitar and moved north to Berkeley.|
|1976||formed BLUES ON THE MOVE.|
|1979||D.C. and Selby married |
|1990||BLUES ON THE MOVE was added to the OK Arts Council Rosters |
|1991||Founded Dusk 'til Dawn Blues Festival.|
|1999||D.C. and Selby Minner received an international KBA from the Handy People (Blues Foundation in Memphis) for their BITS (Blues in the Schools) work with school children.|
|1999||Inducted into the OK Jazz Hall of Fame.|
|1999||street next to the Blues Club named after him. Coordinates: |
|2003||inducted into the OK Music Hall of Fame and (by popular vote) the Payne County Hall of Fame.|
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