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Rusty Zinn's THE CHILL Reviewed in Billboard
12/11/2000
Rusty Zinn's Alligator Records debut album, THE CHILL, received a glowing review in Billboard.

Rusty Zinn on Guitar.com
11/30/2000
Guitar.com features Rusty Zinn in an interview, streaming live footage and a 2-part guitar lesson.

Alligator Music Goes To Hollywood
11/2/2000
Alligator Records’ music once again is making its way across both the big screen and television as a number of the label’s songs are being featured in major motion pictures and television programs. The latest to hit the big time follows:

Alligator Music Goes To Hollywood

Koko Taylor’s Wang Dang Doodle was heard in the hit film “Big Mama’s House,” staring Martin Lawrence.

Carey Bell’s Lonesome Stranger is featured in the currently running HBO movie “Blacktop,” staring Meat Loaf and Kristin Davis (“Sex In The City”).

Lonnie Brooks’ Eyeballin’ and Lonnie Mack’s Hound Dog Man will be included in the upcoming feature film “Forever Lulu,” staring Melanie Griffith and Patrick Swayze.

Long John Hunter’s T-Bone Intentions will be featured in an upcoming episode of the Fox Television series “Time Of Your Life.”

Katie Webster’s Pussycat Moan and Queen Sylvia Embry’s Going Upstairs will be included in the independent film “Dancing At The Blue Iguana.”

Lil’ Ed and the Blues Imperials’ Once In A Lifetime and Hound Dog Taylor’s Phillips’ Theme will be included in the independent film “Hard Luck.”

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Shemekia Copeland feature on NPR's WEEKEND EDITION
10/9/2000
Listen to Shemekia Copeland talk with Weekend Edition's Scott Simon about her career and influences as well as perform three songs.

Elvin Bishop & Little Smokey Smothers -- THAT'S MY PARTNER -- Reviewed
10/9/2000
Read rock critic Joel Selvin's enthusiastic review of Elvin Bishop & Little Smokey Smothers' live album, THAT'S MY PARTNER, as published in The San Francisco Chronicle.

Shemekia Copeland's WICKED Reviewed in Billboard
10/3/2000
Shemekia Copeland's new CD, WICKED, received a glowing review in Billboard.

Alligator artists stun SF Blues Fest fans
9/28/2000
Elvin Bishop has had some horrific things happen to his family recently, things that have been all over the news. When the guitarist took the stage yesterday at the San Francisco Blues Festival, he addressed his grief right away.

Shemekia Copeland Video on Yahoo!Broadcast
9/21/2000
Shemekia Copeland's new disc "Wicked" has just been released. In conjuction with the release there is an archived video of a live performance at Blue Cat Blues in Dallas being shown at Yahoo!Broadcast. Click on the link below to see Shemekia in all her glory. Hear why people are calling Shemekia Copeland "The Future Of The Blues"

Koko Taylor's ROYAL BLUE Reviewed In Rolling Stone
9/12/2000
"Royal Blue," the latest cd from Queen of the Blues, Koko Taylor, received a full review in the September 14, 2000 issue of Rolling Stone magazine.

Koko Taylor Broadcasts Online
7/27/2000
National Public Radio/Weekend All Things Considered. Broadcast Saturday, July 22:
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CNN. Broadcast Thursday July 26:
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Koko Taylor Broadcasts Online


Recent Koko Taylor CNN and NPR broadcasts available online.


National Public Radio/Weekend All Things Considered.


Broadcast Saturday, July 22:

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CNN. Broadcast Thursday July 26:

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