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Alligator Records' Bruce Iglauer Beats Bob Dylan To Win Personality Of The Year

[01/31/2017]

Poland's award-winning blues magazine Twoj Blues named Alligator Records president Bruce Iglauer its 2016 Personality Of The Year. Iglauer won the award ahead of a field of candidates that included Bob Dylan, Buddy Guy, John Mayall and Eric Clapton.



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Blues-Rock Master Coco Montoya Returns To Alligator With HARD TRUTH

[01/26/2017]
Legendary blues-rock guitarist and vocalist Coco Montoya returns to Alligator Records with his new album, Hard Truth, set for March 24 release.

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Influential Chicago Publication Pushes City Government To Develop Blues Tourism

[01/23/2017]

Crain’s Chicago Business, the influential Windy City publication, has taken up the cause of convincing local government and business leaders to develop the visibility of the city’s blues scene to promote tourism.



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The Daily Beast Names Chicago Bluesman Toronzo Cannon Among 30 Most Intriguing Musicians Of 2017

[01/17/2017]
Internet powerhouse The Daily Beast included rising star Chicago bluesman Toronzo Cannon among their 30 Most Intriguing Musicians Of 2017.

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Delaney Guitars Creates "The CastroCaster" In Honor Of Blues Rocker Tommy Castro

[01/16/2017]

Texas' Delaney Guitars recently built a signature model for Alligator artist Tommy Castro. The company has now announced the guitar -- "The CastroCaster" -- is available to the public.



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