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Texas Blues Legend Long John Hunter 1931 - 2016

[01/05/2016]
Internationally known Texas guitar legend Long John Hunter, 84, died in his sleep at his home in Phoenix, Arizona on Monday, January 4.

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Three Alligator Artists Receive Six Blues Music Award Nominations

[12/15/2015]

On Tuesday, December 15, 2015, The Blues Foundation announced the nominees for the 2016 Blues Music Awards, the blues world's highest honors. Three Alligator recording artists received a total of six nominations.



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Toronzo Cannon’s Alligator Records Debut Set For Feb 26 Release

[12/10/2015]
Alligator Records has set a February 26 release date for The Chicago Way, the label debut for electrifying Windy City bluesman Toronzo Cannon.

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Alligator Records To Release All-Star Tribute To Blind Willie Johnson On Feb 26

[12/08/2015]

Newly Recorded Songs From Tom Waits, Lucinda Williams, Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi, Cowboy Junkies, The Blind Boys Of Alabama, Sinéad O'Connor, Luther Dickinson, Maria McKee, Rickie Lee Jones



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Shemekia Copeland Receives Grammy Award Nomination

[12/07/2015]
Blues/soul/roots singing sensation Shemekia Copeland's new CD, Outskirts Of Love,received a Grammy Award nomination in the Best Blues Album category from the Recording Academy on Monday, December 7.

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