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Sweet Home – April 2020 • Blues Rona Playlist

Sweet Home – April 2020 • Blues Rona Playlist

| April 5, 2020

A Blues Rona Playlist These are challenging times as the Covid-19 pandemic has touched all corners of the globe, all countries, and all societies. The quarantine forces us inside to piece together new routines around an uncertain situation. Music has always been a refuge in fearful circumstances, and blues literally evolved from pain, so there’s […]

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Sweet Home: November 2013

Sweet Home: November 2013

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Barely 21, with a baby face and an earnest demeanor, Jacob transforms on stage into Brother Jacob, an old school blues belter

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File: July 2009

File: July 2009

| July 1, 2009 | 0 Comments

God Bless The Queen The blues world has lost its Queen. Koko Taylor, whose raw-edged, impassioned vocals won the hearts of fans worldwide for five decades, passed away at 80 on June 3rd of complications from gastrointestinal surgery.

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Koko Taylor, 80

Koko Taylor, 80

| June 3, 2009 | 1 Comment

Queen Of The Blues dies in Chicago The Chicago Tribune is reporting that blues dynamo Koko Taylor has died at Northwestern Memorial while recovering from surgery on a gastrointestinal bleed after what was believed to be a successful procedure. She was one of the few women in the male-dominated Chicago blues world of the ’60s […]

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