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Marie Dixon, Widow of Blues Legend Willie Dixon Dead at 79

"Willie felt the younger they were, the easier it would be for them to learn how to play blues music, and go forward if that’s what they chose to do."

Sharon Jones, Dynamic Voice of the Dap-Kings Dead at 60

These records were funk and soul works of art that featured a tip of the hat to the greatness of the Stax sound...

BREAKING – Jazz Blues Great Mose Allison Dead at 89

Pianist, singer, songwriter, Mose Allison, who melded jazz with Delta blues, died on Tuesday, at his home in Hilton Head, South Carolina, just four days past his 89th birthday.

BREAKING – Leon Russell Dead at 74

In 2011 Russell was inducted into both the Songwriter's Hall of Fame, and the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame, joining Johnny Cash and a very select group in being so honored.

BREAKING – Leonard Cohen Dead at 82

Leonard Cohen, beloved poet, author, composer and singer has died. Cohen was 82 years old.

BREAKING – Phil Chess, Producer and Chess Records co-founder Dead at 95

The influence of this one record label on modern music has been profound; stirring souls, moving hearts, and informing minds of four generations of fans and musicians of all genres.

Did you see the ’67 Stax/Volt Tour? The Stax Museum of American Soul Music...

"If you have anything you would be willing share with us, we would love to talk with you about it."

BREAKING – Bob Dylan Wins This Year’s Nobel Prize in Literature

"Over the course of a very fruitful career, he has continued to paint vivid, engaging, pointed images of the lives we live..."

Celebration of “Killer” Ray Allison Begins Today

Those wishing to do so can donate to a GoFundMe page set up In Memory of “Killer” Ray to help with related expenses.

Bass Legend Preston Hubbard Has Passed at 63

He lent his incredible bass lines to a multitude of artist's including Bonnie Raitt's, The Vaughan Brothers, Duke Robillard, Etta James, Professor Longhair, Albert King, Albert Collins, Nick Curran, The Blues Brothers and played with Tinsley Ellis in the Alley Cats.
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