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Alligator President Bruce Iglauer Named An Apple Music Curator

[10/19/2016]
Apple Music has named Alligator Records founder and president Bruce Iglauer an official "curator". To that end, Iglauer has created five playlists, free to Apple Music subscribers.

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WGN-TV Feature On Chicago Bluesman Toronzo Cannon Nominated For Chicago/Midwest Emmy Award

[10/19/2016]
Blues Man By Night, Bus Driver By Day, the four-minute WGN-TV feature on Chicago's Toronzo Cannon which aired in March 2016, has been nominated for a Chicago/Midwest Emmy Award, given out by The National Academy Of Television Arts And Sciences.

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wo Alligator Records Songs To Appear In Bad Santa 2

[10/18/2016]
Two songs from the vast Alligator Records catalog -- William Clarke's Please Let Me Be Your Santa Claus and Koko Taylor's Merry Merry Christmas -- will be heard in the upcoming major motion picture, Bad Santa 2.

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Legendary Blues Drummer Ted Harvey, 1931 - 2016

[10/13/2016]

Ted Harvey, drummer of the legendary Hound Dog Taylor & The HouseRockers, died of natural causes on Thursday, October 6, 2016, in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois. Harvey was born December 21, 1931. He was 84 years old.



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Alligator Artists Win Top Blues Blast Music Awards

[09/27/2016]
Three Alligator artists received 2016 Blues Blast awards at a ceremony held by the online publication on Friday, September 23 at The Fluid Events Center in Champaign, Illinois.

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