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Lucille was the unabashed queen of Dirty Blues. Here are some things you may not know about her!
‘Mellow Mama,’ released on the Delmark imprint in 1992, is a collection of Dinah Washington’s first solo recordings.
Lucille Bogan, Little Willie John, Johnnie Taylor, Otis Blackwell, and Mary Katherine Aldin to be celebrated as new blues Hall of Famers on May 4!
The BMAs honor the past year’s exceptional achievements in blues music recording, performance, and songwriting, as well as supporting the blues rich cultural traditions.
“I grew up in a household where the blues was celebrated and its history embraced. I look forward to drawing from my own family legacy, knowledge of this community and depth of business experience in advancing the mission of the organization.” – Judith Black
“I have found the Memphis community to be very welcoming, and very warm. I look forward to post-COVID when I can really get out and start to meet our partners and those people who make up the blues community here.” – Patricia Wilson Aden
Both the 2020 Blues Music Awards Show and Blues Hall of Fame Inductions Ceremony are canceled
The Blues Foundation’s Blues Music Week delivers an abundance of amazing events for acclaimed musicians, industry professionals, ardent fans, and the general public to experience in the cradle of blues, Memphis, Tennessee.