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Four Alligator Artists Nominated For Six Living Blues Awards

[06/12/2014]
Living Blues magazine has announced the nominees for the 2014 Living Blues Readers' Awards. Four Alligator Records artists received a total of six nominations. James Cotton received three, including Blues Artist Of The Year (Male), Best Blues Album Of 2013 (New Recordings) for the Grammy-nominated Cotton Mouth Man, and Most Outstanding Musician (Harmonica). Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials received the nomination for Best Live Performer. Joe Louis Walker was nominated for Most Outstanding Musician (Guitar) and Marcia Ball for Most Outstanding Musician (Keyboard).

The public -- subscribers and non-subscribers alike -- can vote at www.livingblues.com.

Winners will be announced in August.

JAMES COTTON:

Blues Artist Of The Year (Male)

Best Blues Album of 2013 (Cotton Mouth Man)

Most Outstanding Musician (Harmonica)

LIL' ED & THE BLUES IMPERIALS:

Best Live Performer

JOE LOUIS WALKER:

Most Outstanding Musician (Guitar)

MARCIA BALL:

Most Outstanding Musician (Keyboard)