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Wendell Holmes, 1943 - 2015

[06/19/2015]
Wendell Holmes, vocalist, guitarist, pianist and songwriter of the critically acclaimed soul/blues band The Holmes Brothers, died on Friday, June 19 at his home in Rosedale, Maryland of complications due to pulmonary hypertension.

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Six Alligator Artists Nominated For Ten Living Blues Awards

[06/17/2015]
Living Blues magazine has announced the nominees for the 2014 Living Blues Readers' Awards. Six Alligator Records artists received a total of ten nominations.

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Chicago Bluesman Toronzo Cannon Signs With Alligator Records

[06/15/2015]
On Saturday, June 13, Chicago blues guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Toronzo Cannon, performing on the main stage of the Chicago Blues Festival, announced to the crowd of over 100,000 that he had just signed with Alligator Records.

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Wendell Holmes Enters Hospice, Writes Open Letter To Friends And Fans

[06/14/2015]
Wendell Holmes, vocalist, guitarist, pianist and songwriter of the critically acclaimed soul/blues band The Holmes Brothers, penned an open letter to his friends and fans as he entered hospice care.

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Wall Street Journal To Premiere MEET ME IN BLUESLAND On May 25

[05/26/2015]
On Monday, May 25, The Wall Street Journal's Speakeasy blog will host the world premiere of Meet Me In Bluesland, a previously unreleased 2003 recording by Grammy-winning Southern blues-rockers The Kentucky Headhunters with pianist Johnnie Johnson, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee.

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