Red Simpson honored with plaque

A plaque is unveiled Monday, March 6, 2017, at the Rasmussen Senior Center in Bakersfield, Calif., in honor of local music icon Red Simpson. (KBA/KBFX photo)

Famed Bakersfield musician Red Simpson was honored Monday with a plaque unveiling at the Rasmussen Senior Center.

This is the first of a series of plaques planned by Citizens Preserving History as a tribute to the Bakersfield Sound, according to the North of the River Recreation and Park District.

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