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“QUEEN OF THE BLUES”

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WILLIE CLAYTON

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A decade ago, this dynamic singer burst onto the blues scene, and has never looked back. Her debut album, Allow Me to Confess, caught the attention of the entire blues world. It not only charted, and sold well, but garnered her a BMA nomination for “Best New Artist Debut.” In her early 20s at the time, …

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5x Grammy Award winning Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm are back with a self-entitled album. Earlier this year, Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm rock the house on the Conan Show singing the single, "You Must Believe In Yourself".  If for the first time you have stumbled upon this Blues Hall of Famer and/or new to ...
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In 2009 this lady-sings-the blues phenomena won The Blues Foundation B.B. King Entertainer of the Year award. The only other female artist to receive this award is the legendary  Koko Taylor. Who is it we're speaking of you ask?  None other than the Janiva Magness!   2013, Magness was nominated in five categories for more Blues Music Awards (BMA).  All under Alligator Records ...
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If you're from Mississippi, then you should know, the "Queen of The Blues", Denise LaSalle is too.  And if you know anything about the "Chitlin' Circuit", then you absolutely are familiar with the 1971 unforgettable hit "Trapped By A Thing Called Love". A song recorded on Chess Records in the 60's.   But it wasn't until ...
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Stan Butler With less than a year under his belt he's managed to do what many artist have been singing a life time for; gain momentum and recognition.  His first CD entitled "Back to Basics" has landed him in a sensational-able position on Youtube generating over 1M hits for his single" Took Grandma To The ...
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Willie Clayton is a singer-songwriter and producer. Like many other black singer/songwriters, he began performing gospel music in church settings as a youngster and then moved into the secular field as a lyricist, producer, and singer. An active recording artist since the 1970s, Clayton’s career has endured almost 40 years and has spanned a repertoire …

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TBP Interview with Marcia Ball "That's How It Goes" The Tattooed Woman And The Alligator Man
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January 16, 1914 - October 19, 1984 Eugene "Buddy" Moss was consider by many blues scholars as one of two most influential East Coast blues guitarists to record during Blind Blake's final sessions in 1932 and Blind Boy Fuller's debut in 1935. Some of Buddy Moss most popular tunes include: In the Evening, I'm Sittin', ...
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MAGIC SLIM August 7, 1937 – February 21, 2013 Morris Holt known on the circuit as Magic Slim was an American blues singer and guitarist born the son of sharecroppers in Torrance, MS. He tagged along with blues greats as Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf to Chicago to discover and create his own place in ...
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Terry “Harmonica” Bean was born 1961 in Pontotoc, Mississippi. Other than the Burnsides and Kimbrogh Family he is practically the only artist left who plays the Hill Country Blues. Likewise there are simply a couple of harp players left in Mississippi and he is the special case who plays harp & guitar together. The North ...
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