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Denise LaSalle, Soul-Blues Belter (1939-2018): An Appreciation

Denise LaSalle, Soul-Blues Belter (1939-2018): An Appreciation

We loved the sexy, hard-as-nails Denise LaSalle for creating a series of titanic grooves, and also because we were never certain that she couldn’t have kicked our ass.

Tab Benoit, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Curtis Salgado, Ruthie Foster among big winners at 2012 Blues Music Awards

Louisiana bluesman Tab Benoit earned the B.B. King Entertainer of the Year award at the 33rd annual Blues Music Awards, held May 10, 2012 at the Memphis Cook Convention Center.

Something Else! Reviews on the 2011 Blues Music Awards winners

The 32nd annual Blues Museum Awards ceremony was held Thursday night at the Memphis Cook Convention Center. Produced by the Memphis-based Blues Foundation, the event belonged to Buddy Guy.

Something Else! Reviews on the 2011 Blues Hall of Fame honorees

Something Else! Reviews on the 2011 Blues Hall of Fame honorees

by Something Else! Reviews Robert Cray tops this year’s class of inductees into the Blues Hall of Fame. He’s joined by acoustic bluesman John Hammond; soul-blues belter Denise LaSalle, 1950s singing star Big Maybelle, and singer/songwriters Alberta Hunter and J.B. Lenoir. Also to be recognized: Vivian Carter and Jimmy Bracken (the “Vee” and “Jay” in Vee-Jay Records), noted African-American educatorRead More

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