Author: Don Wilcock

Don Wilcock started writing about blues for the Army Reporter in Vietnam before there were any American blues magazines. He's edited five different blues magazines and interviewed 4000 artists. He's vowed to be the last blues journalist standing.

The Blues Foundation sent out a message at the 35th annual Blues Music Awards in Memphis on Thursday, May 8th: The state of blues is strong. President and CEO Jay Sieleman announced at the awards ceremony that the Raise The Roof capital campaign to generate $2.6 million for The Blues Hall of Fame is a success and that construction of the building across the street from the Civil Right Museum will begin June 1st. The new facility will “pay tribute to the great blues men and women, giving them and their music the respect and validation they deserve.” His announcement was…

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