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Chicago Blues Hall of Fame ® Oct. 15, 2017 Inductees

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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

Buddy Guy's Legends . . . Legendary Blues Club 4-28-13

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On 10-15-17, the Chicago Blues Hall of Fame ® held an Induction Ceremony at Buddy Guy's Legends 700 S. Wabash Ave. Chicago, Illinois.

Another historic and magical Blues afternoon played to the Sold Out 500+ guest club.

Many Legendary, Master and Great Local Blues Artists of Chicago were inducted and performed.

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. .Sold Out Legends on a Sunday Afternoon.. . Michael Packer's Guitar, Lynn & Bandmates Ed & Guy. . Our producer, Garland Floyd, "Mud" and Ambassadors

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Eddie C. Campbell Legendary Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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View Eddie C. Campbell's previous 2011 Master Artist Exhibit here:

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Holle Thee Maxwell Legendary Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

 

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.View Holle Thee Maxwell's previous 2014 Master Exhibit here:

 

 

 

Gene "Daddy G" Barge Legendary Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Barry Goldberg Legendary Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Barry Goldberg began his professional career playing with Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels. "Devil With the Blue Dress On / Good Golly Miss Molly"

Barry Goldberg, Paul Butterfield, Mike Bloomfield, Nick Gravenites and Elvin Bishop.formed the backing band for Bob Dylan during his 1965 newly 'electrified' appearance at the Newport Folk Festival. Barry Goldberg and Nick Gravenites formed The Electric Flag with Mike Bloomfield in 1967, and later formed the Barry Goldberg Reunion in 1968. Barry Goldberg could be found jamming with and sitting in with Muddy Waters, Otis Rush, and Howlin' Wolf and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band.

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Carl Weathersby Legendary Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Merle Perkins Legendary Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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. . . .View Merle Perkins previous 2015 Master Exhibit here:

 

 

 

 

Big Llou Johnson Legendary Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Billy Branch Legendary Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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John Primer Legendary Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Benny Turner Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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. . . .Linda Cain presents Benny Turner with his brothers Legendary Artist Certificate . . . View Benny's Brother, Freddie King's 1999 Legendary Artist Exhibit here:

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Katherine Davis Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Carlos Johnson Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Abb Locke Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

 

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Mary Lane Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Zora Young Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Felton Crews Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Shirley Johnson “Sweetheart of the Blues” Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Smiley Tillmon Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Peaches Staten Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Lil' Ed Williams Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

Member of Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials

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. . View J.B Hutto's 2017 Legendary Artist Exhibit here:

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Mike Garrett Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

Member of Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials

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James "Pookie" Young Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

Member of Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials

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Kelly Littleton Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

Member of Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials

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Vance Kelly Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Big James Montgomery Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Sumito "Ariyo" Ariyoshi Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Mose Rutues Jr. Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

Drummer for 30 years with Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues

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Kenny Kinsey Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Ralph Kinsey Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Maurice John Vaughn Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Quintus McCormick Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Little Al Thomas Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Pierre Lacocque Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Eddie Taylor Jr. Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Sugar Blue AKA James Joshua Whiting Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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Pervis Spann "The Blues Man" at WVON Pioneer Blues Legend October 15th. 2017

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WVON 1690 AM Melody Spann-Cooper Owner Legendary Blues Radio Station October 15th. 2017

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Herman Roberts Owner of Roberts Motel Pioneer Blues Legend October 15th. 2017

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Little Walter Master Blues Artist October 15th. 2017

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High Chaparral Clarence Ludd Owner Legendary Blues Club October 15th. 2017

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Taste Entertainment Center Don & Larry Simmons Owners Legendary Blues Club October 15th. 2017

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Larry's Legendary Blues Club October 15th. 2017

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East of The Ryan Mozell Barnes Owner Legendary Blues Club October 15th. 2017

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Lump's Showcase Willie Moore Owner Legendary Blues Club October 15th. 2017

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Artis' Lounge Artis Ludd Owner Legendary Blues Club October 15th. 2017

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Bootsy's Artie "Blues Boy" White Owner Legendary Blues Club October 15th. 2017

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Good Rocking Horse Legendary Blues Club October 15th. 2017

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Lynn Orman Great Blues Preservationist October 15th. 2017

Orman Music & Media Group Great Blues Media & Event Company 4-28-13

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Photo Courtesy of Steven I. Wolf

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Murphy Palmer Ambassador Las Vegas, Blues Hall of Fame ® Presenteted at Buddy Guy's Legends on October 15th. 2017

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Shirley Waring Ambassador Mississippi, Blues Hall of Fame ® Presenteted at Buddy Guy's Legends on October 15th. 2017

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Thomas Hosia Hozier Sr. Legendary Blues Promoter October 15th. 2017

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