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Exploring Arkansas: KWEM

From the 1940s onward, the music legends who shaped the Blues, Country and Rock N' Roll played the nightclubs of what was known as the Las Vegas of the South: West Memphis, Arkansas. Find out how West Memphis station KWEM Radio helped jumpstart the careers of iconic artists — like Willie Mitchell, Howling Wolf, Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two, BB King and more — at the Arkansas State University Midsouth's historic replica of the original studio with