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Orval “Baggie” Hardimon: Kokomo Legend
September 09, 2021
Orval “Baggie” Hardimon is a legend of the Kokomo music scene. This week, Kyle Long shares rare records released by Hardimon in the 1940s, as well as an unreleased recording from Hardimon’s Kokomo home in 1961 featuring the iconic jazz organist, Jimmy Smith. This episode also celebrates the 50th anniversary of Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On” — an album featuring three songs co-written by Indianapolis-born James Nyx, Jr.