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Today’s Blues Music News – September 24, 2018 – Click to view each blues music news story in a new window.
ZZ HIll is born Sept 24th, 1935
The death of saxophonist Big Jay McNeely, felled by cancer at age 91 on Sunday, Sept. 16, shuts the door on Los Angeles’ world-changing postwar R&B explosion. McNeely was the sole surviving artist from that profoundly revolutionary era, and he epitomized it with an elegantly aggressive musicality — known as honking — which laid the foundation for rock & roll and kicked off a national craze via a horde of sound-alike responses to his electrifying 1948 debut “Deacon’s Hop.” – Read more by clicking the link above.
There’s some international flavor coming to Jeff Cumming’s place on Sunday, and we’re not talking about the barbecue. OK, not JUST talking about the barbecue. It is a BBQ & Blues Bash, after all. Little G Weevil, a native of Budapest, Hungary who has been in the U.S. for about 14 years, will play Sunday 6 p.m. at JC’s House, 9556 Montgomery Hwy. Ft Deposit. Click the Headline for more.
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Current Living Blues top 10 radio chart for August 2018
- Buddy Guy, The Blues Is Alive And Well, Silvertone/RCA
- Shemekia Copeland, America’s Child, Alligator
- Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio, Something Smells Funky ‘Round Here, Alligator
- Anthony Geraci, Why Did You Have To Go, Shining Stone
- Boz Scaggs, Out Of The Blues, Concord
- Damon Fowler, The Whiskey Bayou Session, Whiskey Bayou
- Bruce Katz, Get Your Groove!, American Showplace
- Rory Block, A Woman’s Soul: Tribute To Bessie Smith, Stony Plain
- JP Soars, Southbound I-95, Soars High
- Trudy Lynn, Blues Keep Knockin’, Connor Ray
- Gina Sicilia, Heard The Lie, Blue Elan
- Bob Corritore & Friends, Don’t Let The Devil Ride, SWMAF/VizzTone
- Eugene Hideaway Bridges, Live In Tallahassee, Armadillo
- Big Harp George, Uptown Cool, Blues Mountain
- Whitney Shay, A Woman Rules The World, Little Village
- Frank Bey, Back In Business, NOLA Blue
- Joanne Shaw Taylor, Wild, Silvertone/Sony
- Lurrie Bell & The Bell Dynasty, Tribute To Carey Bell, Delmark
- Dennis Jones Band, WE3 Live, Blue Rock
- Various Artists, Tribute: Delmark’s 65th Anniversary, Delmark
- Jeremiah Johnson, Straitjacket, Ruf
- Tom Hambridge, The NOLA Sessions, Superstar
- Vanessa Collier, Honey Up, Phenix Fire
- Marcia Ball, Shine Bright, Alligator
- Lawrence Lebo, Old School Girl, On The Air
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