Smokey Hogg / Bug Scuffle Texas / Cushing Texas

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Wed Nov 23 14:25:16 EST 2011


 Smokey is still around but not playing much, 
sometimes with harp player Paul Harrington.
HB

 

 

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From: chuck 249 <hhs249@GMAIL.COM>
To: BLUES-L <BLUES-L@LISTSERV.NETHELPS.COM>
Sent: Wed, Nov 23, 2011 5:59 am
Subject: Re: Smokey Hogg / Bug Scuffle Texas / Cushing Texas


He is still around...If you type his name at youtube you should find

some videos.



On Nov 22, 2011, at 16:58, mannish <mannish@windstream.net> wrote:



> I am curious to what became of Smokey LOGG - he was  a crazy dude but talking 

Paul Size a long time it sounded like he had settled down some. ??

> L

>

> On 11/21/2011 9:21 PM, chuck 249 wrote:

>> Smokey Hogg is another in a long line of Texas blues musicians, some

>> alive, most already gone, that more people should be aware of. Most on

>> this are familiar with his name, but the waitress at the 7th Street

>> Cafe in Cushing Tx had never heard of him....and that little town (pop

>> 612, looks more like a town of 61) is not so big that fame could be

>> lost in the shuffle. She knows about him now...just like I know Texas

>> Monthly magazine was right when they called the little Cushing cafe

>> one of the best home-cooking spots in the state.

>>

>> After all, most of the books list Cushing Tx as the birthplace of Mr

>> Hogg...but when I passed through there a couple of months ago, I

>> noticed an older black man setting outside of the gtown's gas station,

>> stopped and asked him if he knew Smokey Hogg....he said sure, his

>> sister still stays up there near Bug Scuffle. Checkout my photos

>> related to Cushing and Bug Scuffle, Texas.

>>

>> https://picasaweb.google.com/hhs249/SmokeyHogg

>>

>>

>> Smokey Hogg Story

>>

>> http://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?topic=4320.0

>>

>> A few Smokey Hogg Tunes on YouTube

>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjqqRD44fWs&feature=artist

>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1FsMvifaV0&feature=related

>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYIXTk5GW84&feature=related

>>

>>

>> Additional info on Cushing Tx

>>

>> http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hlc64

>>

>> chuck, in dallas

>>

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