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John William Payne

King Biscuit Time radio show host, 92

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Photographs by Special to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette

King Biscuit Time radio host Sonny Payne interviews guest Wayne Washam during his show at the Delta Cultural Center Downtown Helena-West Helena.

John William Payne -- better known as "Sunshine Sonny" Payne -- the longtime host of King Biscuit Time, the award-winning radio show that influenced generations of blues musicians and fans, died Saturday in Helena-West Helena. He was 92.

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