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October 14, 2018 .Buddy Guy's, Legends

September 15, 2019 Buddy Guy's Legends Chicago

       
 
April 28, 2013 .Buddy Guy's, Legends
June 8, 2014 .Buddy Guy's, Legends
October 4, 2015 .Buddy Guy's, Legends
October 16, 2016 .Buddy Guy's, Legends

Chicago Blues Hall of Fame ® inducted Artist List
Grand Total 236 CBHF Inductions
October 14th. 2018 19 Inductions


Barbara LeShoure Legendary Blues Artist
J. W. Williams Legendary Blues Artist
Howard Scott Legendary Blues Artist
Odie Payne Jr. Legendary Blues Artist
Fred Below Jr. Legendary Blues Artist
Louis Myers Legendary Blues Artist
Nora Jean Bruso Master Blues Artist
Joe Pratt Master Blues Artist
Johnny Drummer Legendary Blues Artist
Rico McFarland Master Blues Artist
Dave Specter Master Blues Artist
Sterling Plumpp Blues Scholar
Kenneth "Hollywood" Scott Master Blues Artist
Big Bill Hill Blues Promoter & TV Pioneer
Barry Dolins Ambassador to Chicago Founder of Chicago Blues Fest
Henry Cheatham Ambassador to Chicago
Marc Maddox Great Blues Promoter
Garland Floyd Great Blues Promoter
Buddy Guy
Legendary Blues Artist

 

September 22nd. 2018 3 Inductions

 

Byther Smith Legendary Blues Artist
Eddie Taylor Sr.
Legendary Blues Artist
Shirley Johnson
Legendary Blues Artist
Linda Marie Smith
Ambassador to Chicago

 

October 15th. 2017 52 Inductions


Eddie C. Campbell Legendary Blues Artist
Holle Thee Maxwell Legendary Blues Artist
Gene "Daddy G" Barge Legendary Blues Artist
Barry Goldberg Legendary Blues Artist
Carl Weathersby Legendary Blues Artist
Merle Perkins Legendary Blues Artist
Big Llou Johnson Legendary Blues Artist
Billy Branch Legendary Blues Artist
John Primer Legendary Blues Artist
Benny Turner Master Blues Artist
Katherine Davis Master Blues Artist
Carlos Johnson Master Blues Artist
Abb Locke Master Blues Artist
Mary Lane Master Blues Artist
Zora Young Master Blues Artist
Felton Crews Master Blues Artist
Shirley Johnson Master Blues Artist
Smiley Tillmon Master Blues Artist
Peaches Staten Master Blues Artist
Lil' Ed Williams Master Blues Artist
J.B. Hutto Master Blues Artist
Mike Garrett Master Blues Artist
James "Pookie" Young Master Blues Artist
Kelly Littleton Master Blues Artist
Vance Kelly Master Blues Artist
Big James Montgomery Master Blues Artist
Sumito "Ariyo" Ariyoshi Master Blues Artist
Mose Rutues Jr. Master Blues Artist
Kenny Kinsey Master Blues Artist
Ralph Kinsey Master Blues Artist
Maurice John Vaughn Master Blues Artist
Quintus McCormick Master Blues Artist
Little Al Thomas Master Blues Artist
Pierre Lacocque Master Blues Artist
Eddie Taylor Jr. Master Blues Artist
Sugar Blue AKA James Joshua Whiting Master Blues Artist
Pervis Spann "The Blues Man" at WVON
WVON 1690 AM Melody Spann-Cooper Owner
Herman Roberts Blues Pioneer
Little Walter Legendary Blues Artist
High Chaparral Clarence Ludd Owner Legendary Blues Club
Taste Entertainment Center Don & Larry Simmons Owners Legendary Blues Club
Larry's Larry Stevens Owner Legendary Blues Club
East of The Ryan Mozell Barnes Owner Legendary Blues Club
Lump's Showcase Willie Moore Owner Legendary Blues Club
Artis' Lounge Artis Ludd Owner Legendary Blues Club
Bootsy's Artie "Blues Boy" White Owner Legendary Blues Club
Good Rocking Horse Hays Harris Owner Legendary Blues Club
Lynn Orman Great Blues Preservationist
Murphy Palmer Ambassador Las Vegas, Blues Hall of Fame ®
Shirley Waring Ambassador Mississippi, Blues Hall of Fame ®
Thomas Hosia Hozier Sr. Legendary Blues Promoter

Erwin Helfer

 

October 16th. 2016 30 Inductions
Jimmi Mayes Legendary Blues Artist
Syl Johnson Legendary Blues Artist
Barrellhouse Chuck Legendary Blues Artist
Billy Boy Arnold Legendary Blues Artist
The Original Chicago Blues All Stars Legendary Blues Band
Freddie Dixon Legendary Blues Artist
John Watkins Legendary Blues Artist
Jimmy Lee Tillman Legendary Blues Artist
Joanna Connor Master Blues Artist
Willie Buck Master Blues Artist
Billy Flynn Master Blues Artist
Roosevelt Vell Purifoy Jr. Master Blues Artist
Ray Stewart Master Blues Artist
Ronnie Hicks Master Blues Artist
Kenny Hampton Master Blues Artist
Carlos Showers Master Blues Artist
Mike Wheeler Band Master Blues Band
Larry Williams Master Blues Artist
Cleo Cole Master Blues Artist
Brian James Master Blues Artist
Mike Wheeler Ambassador to Chicago
Tomiko Dixon Great Blues Artist
Marty "Big Dog" Mercer Great Blues Artist
Ronald Hollister AKA "Ron Ron" Great Blues Artist
Donna Herla Great Blues Artist
B.L.U.E.S. on Halstead Robert Hecko Owner Legendary Blues Club
B.L.U.E.S. on Halstead
Bill Gilmore Partner
B.L.U.E.S. on Halstead Jennifer Littleton Manager

Jay B. Ross Legendary Music Attorney
Joseph Morganfield Great Blues Supporter & Promoter


October 4th. 2015 49 Inductions
Sam Lay Legendary Blues Artist
Jody Williams Legendary Blues Artist
Tail Dragger Legendary Blues Artist
Donald Kinsey Legendary Blues Artist
Deitra Farr Legendary Blues Artist
"Killer" Ray Allison Legendary Blues Artist
Lurrie Bell Legendary Blues Artist
Artie White Legendary Blues Artist
Richard Shurman Legendary Blues Record Producer & Writer
Jimmy Burns Master Blues Artist
Merle Perkins Master Blues Artist
Martin Lang Master Blues Artist
Michael Charles Master Blues Artist
Melvin Smith Master Blues Artist
Bernard Beanie Reed Master Blues Artist
Sir Walter Scott Master Blues Artist
Paul Filipowicz Master Blues Artist
Robert A. Jones Master Songwriter
Chicago Blues All Stars Great Blues Band
Anji Brooks Great Blues Artist
Carl C.C. Copeland Great Blues Artist
Daniel Ivankovich AKA "Chicago Slim" Great Blues Artist
Daron Casper Walker Great Blues Artist
Garrick Patten Great Blues Artist
Jerry Porter Great Blues Artist
Johnny B. Gayden Great Blues Artist
Johnny Cotton Great Blues Artist
Kenny Anderson Great Blues Artist
Medina Alao Great Blues Artist
Sheryl Youngblood Great Blues Artist
Randy Johnson Great Blues Artist
Rosas Lounge Legendary Blues Club
Rosas Lounge Mama Rosa Sciannameo Owner
Rosas Lounge Tony Mangiullo Owner & Manager
Rosas Lounge Amberly Stokes Promoter & Manager
Kingston Mines Legendary Blues Club
Kingston Mines Doc Pellegrino Owner
Kingston Mines Frank Pellegrino Owner
Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine Great Blues Magazine
Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine Robert Jr. Whitall Editor in Chief
Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine Shirley Mae Owens Senior Editor
Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine Guy Powell Copy Editor
Dr. Daniel Ivankovich Great Blues Doctor
Windy City Blues Society Great Blues Society
Lori Lewis CBHF Ambassador to Chicago
Connie Carroll Great Photographer
Denise Baker Great Blues Author
Lee Ann Flynn Master Photo Journalist

 

June 8th. 2014 37 Inductions
Lonnie Brooks Legendary Blues Artist
Howlin Wolf AKA Chester A. Burnett Legendary Blues Artist
Linsey Alexander Legendary Blues Artist
Willie "The Touch" Hayes Legendary Blues Artist
Phill Guy Legendary Blues Artist
Johnny Drummer Legendary Blues Artist
Wayne Baker Brooks Master Blues Artist
Ronnie Baker Brooks Master Blues Artist
Holle Thee Maxwell Master Blues Artist
Greg Guy Master Blues Artist
Mike Wheeler Master Blues Artist
Nellie Tiger Travis Master Blues Artist
Marc Maddox Master Blues Artist
Nu Blu Band Master Blues Band
Dan Henley Master Blues Artist
Carlise Guy Master Blues Artist
JR. Lovely Fuller Master Blues Artist
Tim Austin Master Blues Artist
David Hollaway Master Blues Artist
Kenyatta Gaines Master Blues Artist
E.G. McDaniel Master Blues Artist
Floyd. McDaniel Legendary Blues Artist
Bryan T. Parker Master Blues Artist
Anthony Palmer Master Blues Artist
Bobby Slim James Master Blues Artist
Chicago Blues Guide Great Blues Magazine
Linda Cain Founder & Editor of Chicago Blues Guide
Jennifer Noble Founder & Photography Director of Chicago Blues Guide
Herb Kent "The Cool Gent" Legendary Blues DJ
Leslie Keros Great Blues DJ WDCB
Greg Freerksen Great Blues DJ WDCB
Scott Hammer Great Blues DJ WDCB
Mike Baum Great Producer WNUR
Steve Cushing Great Blues DJ WBEZ
Tom Marker Great Blues DJ WXRT WDCB

Steve Jones Great Blues Journalist
Terry Abrahamson Great Blues Author & Journalist

 

August 4th. 2013 8 Inductions

Mac's on Slade Great Blues Club

Paul Parello Ambassador Chicago

J.B. Ritchie Master Blues Artist

Joe Moss Master Blues Artist

Sam Cockrell Master Artist

Barrelhouse Chuck Master Blues Artist

Alfred Hudgins Legendary Blues DJ WNIB

Harlem Ave Lounge Legendary Blues Club

 

 

 

 

April 28th. 2013 & Earlier 39 Inductions
Buddy Guy Legendary Blues Artist
Buddy Guy's Legends Legendary Blues Club
Muddy Waters Legendary Blues Artist
Larry "Mud" Morganfield Master Blues Artist
"Big" Bill Morganfield Master Blues Artist
Joseph Morganfield BHF Ambassador to Chicago
Corky Siegel Legendary Blues Artist
Jimmy Johnson Legendary Blues Artist
Willie Dixon Legendary Blues Artist
Willie Dixon Blues Heaven Foundation Historic Site & Foundation
Alex Dixon Master Blues Artist
Jimmy Rogers Legendary Blues Artist
Jimmy D. Lane Master Blues Artist
Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater Master Blues Artist
Toronzo Cannon Master Blues Artist
Tom Holland Master Blues Artist
Sweet Claudette Master Blues Artist
Sweet Claudette BHF Ambassador to Detroit Michigan
Liz Mandeville Master Blues Artist
Matthew Skoller Master Blues Artist
T-Bird Huck Master Blues Artist
T-Bird Huck BHF Ambassador to Joliet, IL
Kenny "Beedy Eyes" Smith Master Blues Artist
Deak Harp Master Blues Artist
Ernie Pinata Great Blues Artist of San Francisco
Delta Wires Great Blues Band of San Francisco
Alligator Records Legendary Recording Company
Earwig Music Michael Frank Owner Legendary Recording Company
Michael Frank Great Blues Artist
Delmark Records Bob Koester Owner Legendary Recording Company
Orman Music & Media Group Great Media & Event Company
Lynn Orman Weiss Great Blues Preservationist
Blues Blast Magazine Great Blues Magazine Bob Kieser Founder
Guy King Great Blues Artist ( Never received his Certificate )
Terry Abrahamson Ambassador to Chicago
Kenny Kinsey Great Blues Artist
Glenn Kaiser Master Blues Artist
Danny "Guitar" Rogers Great Blues Artist
Paul Parello Ambassador to Chicago

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Chicago Blues Hall of Fame ® Artists inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame ® on October 14th. 2018 includes:: Barbara LeShoure Legendary Blues Artist J. W. Williams Legendary Blues Artist Howard Scott Legendary Blues Artist Odie Payne Jr. Legendary Blues Artist Fred Below Jr. Legendary Blues Artist Louis Myers Legendary Blues Artist Nora Jean Bruso Master Blues Artist Joe Pratt Master Blues Artist Johnny Drummer Legendary Blues Artist Rico McFarland Master Blues Artist Dave Specter Master Blues Artist Sterling Plumpp Blues Scholar Kenneth "Hollywood" Scott Master Blues Artist Big Bill Hill Blues Promoter & TV Pioneer Barry Dolins Ambassador to Chicago Founder of Chicago Blues Fest Henry Cheatham Ambassador to Chicago Marc Maddox Great Blues Promoter Garland Floyd Dreat Blues Promoter Buddy Guy Legendary Blues Artist Buddy Scott Legendary Blues Artist Byther Smith Legendary Blues Artist Eddie Taylor Sr. Shirley Johnson Master Blues Artist Linda Marie Smith Ambassador to Chicago Art Norman & Steve Sanders Co-Host the Chicago BHF 9-22-2018 inductions Chicago Blues Hall of Fame Artists inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame on October 15th. 2017 includes:: Eddie C. Campbell Legendary Blues Artist Holle Thee Maxwell Legendary Blues Artist Gene "Daddy G" Barge Legendary Blues Artist Barry Goldberg Legendary Blues Artist Carl Weathersby Legendary Blues Artist Merle Perkins Legendary Blues Artist Big Llou Johnson Legendary Blues Artist Billy Branch Legendary Blues Artist John Primer Legendary Blues Artist Benny Turner Master Blues Artist Katherine Davis Master Blues Artist Carlos Johnson Master Blues Artist Abb Locke Master Blues Artist Mary Lane Master Blues Artist Zora Young Master Blues Artist Felton Crews Master Blues Artist Shirley Johnson Master Blues Artist Smiley Tillmon Master Blues Artist Peaches Staten Master Blues Artist Lil' Ed Williams Master Blues Artist J.B. Hutto Master Blues Artist Mike Garret Master Blues Artist t James "Pookie" Young Master Blues Artist Kelly Littleton Master Blues Artist Vance Kelly Master Blues Artist Big James Montgomery Master Blues Artist Sumito "Ariyo" Ariyoshi Master Blues Artist Mose Rutues Jr. Master Blues Artist Kenny Kinsey Master Blues Artist Ralph Kinsey Master Blues Artist Maurice John Vaughn Master Blues Artist Quintus McCormick Master Blues Artist Little Al Thomas Master Blues Artist Pierre Lacocque Master Blues Artist Eddie Taylor Jr. Master Blues Artist Sugar Blue AKA James Joshua Whiting Master Blues Artist Pervis Spann "The Blues Man" Legendary Blues Pioneer at WVON WVON 1690 AM Melody Spann-Cooper Owner Herman Roberts Pioneer Blues Promoter Little Walter Legendaryr Blues Artist High Chaparral Clarence Ludd Owner Legendary Blues Club Taste Entertainment Center Don & Larry Simmons Owners Legendary Blues Club Larry's Larry Stevens Owner Legendary Blues Club East of The Ryan Mozell Barnes Owner Legendary Blues Club Lump's Showcase Willie Moore Owner Legendary Blues Club Artis' Lounge Artis Ludd Owner Legendary Blues Club Bootsy's Artie "Blues Boy" White Owner Legendary Blues Club Good Rocking Horse Hays Harris Owner Legendary Blues Club Lynn Orman Great Blues Preservationist Murphy Palmer Ambassador Las Vegas, Blues Hall of Fame Shirley Waring Ambassador Mississippi, Blues Hall of Fame Thomas Hosia Hozier Sr. Legendary Blues Promoter Chicago Blues Hall of Fame Artists inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame on October 16th. 2016 includes:: Jimmi Mayes Legendary Blues Artist Syl Johnson Legendary Blues Artist Barrellhouse Chuck Legendary Blues Artist Billy Boy Arnold Legendary Blues Artist The Original Chicago Blues All Stars Legendary Blues Band Freddie Dixon Legendary Blues Artist John Watkins Legendary Blues Artist Jimmy Lee Tillman Legendary Blues Artist Joanna Connor Master Blues Artist Willie Buck Master Blues Artist Billy Flynn Master Blues Artist Roosevelt Vell Purifoy Jr Master Blues Artist . Ray Stewart Master Blues Artist Ronnie Hicks Master Blues Artist Kenny Hampton Master Blues Artist Carlos Showers Master Blues Artist Mike Wheeler Band Master Blues Band Larry Williams Master Blues Artist Cleo Cole Master Blues Artist Brian James Master Blues Artist Mike Wheeler Ambassador to Chicago Tomiko Dixon Great Blues Artist Marty "Big Dog" Mercer Great Blues Artist Ronald Hollister AKA "Ron Ron" Great Blues Artist Donna Herla Great Blues Artist B.L.U.E.S. on Halstead Robert Hecko Owner Legendary Blues Club B.L.U.E.S. on Halstead Bill Gilmore Partner Legendary Blues Club B.L.U.E.S. on Halstead Jennifer Littleton Manager Legendary Blues Club Jay B. Ross Legendary Music Attorney Joseph Morganfield Great Blues Supporter & Promoter Chicago Blues Hall of Fame Artists inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame on October 4th. 2015 includes: Sam Lay Legendary Blues Artist Jody Williams Legendary Blues Artist Tail Dragger Legendary Blues Artist Donald Kinsey Legendary Blues Artist Deitra Farr Legendary Blues Artist "Killer" Ray Allison Legendary Blues Artist Lurrie Bell Legendary Blues Artist Artie White Legendary Blues Artist Richard Shurman Legendary Record Producer & Writer Jimmy Burns Master Blues Artist Merle Perkins Master Blues Artist Martin Lang Master Blues Artist Michael Charles Master Blues Artist Melvin Smith Master Blues Artist Bernard Beanie Reed Master Blues Artist Sir Walter Scott Master Blues Artist Paul Filipowicz Master Blues Artist Robert A. Jones Master Blues Artist Chicago Blues All Stars Great Blues Band Anji Brooks Great Blues Artist Carl C.C. Copeland Great Blues Artist Daniel Ivankovich " Chicago Slim" Master Blues Artist Daron Casper Walker Great Blues Artist Garrick Patten Great Blues Artist Jerry Porter Great Blues Artist Johnny B. Gayden Great Blues Artist Johnny Cotton Great Blues Artist Kenny Anderson Great Blues Artist Medina Alao Great Blues Artist Sheryl Youngblood Great Blues Artist Randy Johnson Great Blues Artist Rosas Lounge Legendary Blues Club Mama Rosa Sciannameo Legendary Blues Club Owner Tony Mangiullo Legendary Blues Club Owner Amberly Stokes Legendary Blues Club Manager Kingston Mines Legendary Blues Club Doc Pellegrino Legendary Blues Club Owner Frank Pellegrino Legendary Blues Club Owner Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine Great Blues Magazine Robert Jr. Whitall Great Blues Magazine Editor in Chief Shirley Mae Owens Great Blues Magazine Sr. Editor Guy Powell Great Blues Magazine Copy Editor Dr. Daniel Ivankovich Great Blues Doctor Windy City Blues Society Great Blues Society Lori Lewis Ambassador to Chicago Connie Carroll Great Blues Photographer Denise Baker Great Author Lee Ann Flynn Master Photo Journalist Chicago Blues Hall of Fame Artists inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2014 includes: Lonnie Brooks Legendary Blues Artist Howlin Wolf AKA Chester A. Burnett Legendary Blues Artist:: Linsey Alexander Legendary Blues Artist Willie "The Touch" Hayes Legendary Blues Artist Phill Guy Legendary Blues Artist Johnny Drummer Legendary Blues Artist Chico Banks Legendary Blues Artist Wayne Baker Brooks Master Blues Artist Ronnie Baker Brooks Master Blues Artist Holle Thee Maxwell Master Blues Artist Greg Guy Master Blues Artist Mike Wheeler Master Blues Artist Nellie Tiger Travis Master Blues Artist Marc Maddox Master Blues Artist Nu Blu Band Master Blues Band Dan Henley Master Blues Artist Carlise Guy Master Blues Artist JR. Lovely Fuller Master Blues Artist Tim Austin Master Blues Artist David Hollaway Master Blues Artist Kenyatta Gaines Master Blues Artist E.G. McDaniel Master Blues Artist Floyd. McDaniel Legendary Blues Artist Bryan T. Parker Master Blues Artist Anthony Palmer Master Blues Artist Bobby Slim James Master Blues Artist Chicago Blues Guide Great Blues Magazine Linda Cain Founder & Editor of Chicago Blues Guide Jennifer Noble Founder & Photography Director of Chicago Blues Guide Herb Kent "The Cool Gent" Legendary Blues DJ Leslie Keros Great Blues DJ WDCB Greg Freerksen Great Blues DJ WDCB Scott Hammer Great Blues DJ WDCB Mike Baum Great Producer WNUR Steve Cushing Great Blues DJ WBEZ Tom Maker Great Blues D.J. WXRT WDCB Steve Jones Great Blues Journalist Terry Abrahamson Great Author & Journalist