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Stage Buzz: Joe Louis Walker

Stage Buzz: Joe Louis Walker

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Blues Hall Of Famer has a new album….

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Sweet Home: September 2011

Sweet Home: September 2011

| August 31, 2011 | 10 Comments

Race, Rage, & The Blues Nobody expected a brief Alligator Records tribute to become a catalyst for examining blues-industry race relations. When the Chicago Reader ran a profile of founder Bruce Iglauer commemorating the 40th anniversary of the label, buried within the May 19th piece was a quote that inflamed the blues community:

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File: December 2010

File: December 2010

| December 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

Fair Is Life While the blues figures greatly into Cheat You Fair: The Story Of Maxwell Street, its own greatness wasn’t enough to save the fabled Chicago marketplace.

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