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March 8, 2006

Blues Hall of Fame Welcomes 2006 Inductees

Written by
cindy mcleod

15 new members will be inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame on May 10 in Memphis Tennessee, when The Blues Foundation will pay tribute to esteemed individuals, literature, and recordings at their annual Charter Members’ Dinner. The following night the 2006 Blues Music Awards will be presented at the Cook Convention Center.

THE 2006 INDUCTEES INCLUDE:

Performers

Paul Butterfield

James Cotton

Roy Milton

Bobby Rush

Classics of Blues Recording (Singles/Album Tracks)

“Devil Got My Woman” / Skip James (Paramount)

“Honky Tonk, Part 2” / Bill Doggett (King)

“Hound Dog” / Big Mama Thornton (Peacock)

Classics of Blues Recording (Albums)

Screamin’ and Hollerin’ the Blues: The Worlds of Charley Patton Revenant

I Do Not Play No Rock ‘n’ Roll / Mississippi Fred McDowell (Capitol)

Tell Mama / Etta James (Cadet)

Non-Performers

Joe, Jules, Lester, and Saul Bihari / Modern Records

Bobby Robinson / Producer

Jerry Wexler / Producer

Classics of Blues Literature

Blues & Rhythm Magazine

Chasin’ That Devil Music By Gayle Dean Wardlow Edited by Edward Komara

For more information visit www.blues.org

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