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Ed Ward

The vocal group Billy Ward and his Dominoes covered white hits for the black market, and along the way discovered two of the greatest voices of the era. Rock historian Ed Ward tells the story.
Hicks, who died on Saturday, began performing with his band Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks in the late ‘60s. Rock historian Ed Ward has an appreciation. Originally broadcast Jan 10, 2002.
From the early ‘60s until the mid ‘70s, a multi-cultural music scene thrived on the west side of San Antonio, Texas. Ed Ward looks at two releases on Numero that open a small window on this music.