Watch “What’s the Story Behind the Grafton House of Blues? “Angie Mack Extended” by Loki Martin May 2022″ on YouTube

Interview About Paramount Talent Scout and Salesman Harry Charles

Phone interview with Harry Charles Jr. (HC) born in 1924 and Jeanne Kingsford (JK) born in 1927.  Conducted by Angela Mack (AM) 12/10/06 (not recorded) AM: This is Angela Mack from Grafton, WI. I am very glad that we were able to be connected. I am wondering if I can type out our conversation today forContinue reading “Interview About Paramount Talent Scout and Salesman Harry Charles”

Embracing The Legacy Of The Blues / From the South To The North by Michael “Hawkeye” Herman Part 2. Grafton, WI and Paramount Records

written by internationally recognized blues educator and performer Michael “Hawkeye” Herman in 2006

Connecting Grafton, WI to Nationwide PBS

A Successful Pitch to a National Television Show! by Angie Mack Reilly It had to be done.  More people needed to hear about the Paramount record label!!  They needed to know that Grafton, a small Wisconsin town, played a huge role in the music scene.  They needed to know more about the artists who recordedContinue reading “Connecting Grafton, WI to Nationwide PBS”