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Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson and the Magic Rockers at Chans Eggrolls Blues and Jazz

Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson and the Magic Rockers Rock Chan's

Saying blues fans at Chan's Eggrolls Jazz and Blues in Woonsocket, Rhode Island got their money's worth Friday night when Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson played two sets would be an understatement.

Gregg Allman Cancels Shows, Will Not Tour in 2017

"It has been determined that Gregg will not be touring in 2017."
Smokey Holmann at Buddy Guy's Legends (Photo: Lee Ann Flynn)

The Soul-Soaked Story of Joseph "Smokey" Holman

With a fascinating story singing with soul greats at both Motown and Stax during it's heyday, Smokey's been bringing his trademark sound to the blues in Tweed Funk

Statue of Little Milton Takes Seat in Front of Upcoming Blues Hall of Fame

n an emotional ceremony held last week in Memphis, a lifelike statue of the late Little Milton Campbell, a 1988 Blues Hall of Fame inductee, was unveiled before a gathering of dignitaries, family and friends.
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Stax Records Announces 60th Anniversary Plans

During its 15-year run, Stax released more than 800 singles, and nearly 300 LPs. It won eight GRAMMY® Awards, plus an Academy Award along the way. The label placed more than 167 songs in the Top 100 pop charts, and a staggering 243 hits in the Top 100 R&B charts.

Coroner: Tom Petty Died of Accidental Drug Overdose

"We continue to mourn with you and marvel at Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' incredible positive impact on music and the world."
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Jazz Great Alvin Queen Denied Entry to US

"In the meantime, I’ll bring my music, this American art form, to every other country in the world. I know they like me in Canada. I’ll start there."

Bobby “Blue” Bland Statue Dedication in Memphis

Members of the Bland family, including his widow, Willie Mae, son Robb Bland, and daughter Patrice Moses, will be on hand for the unveiling.

25 Years Later – The Red Devils Return!

The group’s take-no-prisoners approach drawn from gritty Chicago roots, Texas-inspired blues and Hollywood flair, was first seen in Europe in 1993...
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