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Musician knows the blues

...Broussard. All you remember is pain, suffering and the blues you feel. The nightmares you can't wake up from, said blues musician Dr. John. A heroin junkie, 35 years were one long nightmare for Dr. John. The police broke all the bones in his...
Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival marks 20 years

...and the Sunliners; the Randall Bramblett Band; the Revelers; and the Crosstie Walkers.The festival is named for blues musician Blind Willie McTell, who according to the New Georgia Encyclopedia was born on May 5, 1898, in Thomson. His family...
Airports trade layover horror for 'terminal bliss'

...the Ice Bar ? which offers 23 different vodkas and four different kinds of ice (crushed, cubes or sphere) ? blues musician and actor Cedric "Catfish" Turner was lamenting that his Jack Daniels on the rocks cost $11. But he needed it...
Blues musician pens tunes on CD

After more than 40 years as a leading practitioner of traditional blues, John Hammond recently decided to do something more than merely interpret the impressive canon of the uniquely American music.
Celebrity Birthdays

...Cartoonist Tom Wilson ("Ziggy") is 73. Singer Ramblin' Jack Elliott is 73. Actor-comedian Dom Deluise is 71. Blues musician Robert Cray is 51. Singer Michael Penn is 46. Singer Joe Elliott of Def Leppard is 45. Rapper Chuck D of Public...
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Teddy Roosevelt won second term in 1904

...Russo-Japanese War as Russia and Japan sought control over Manchuria and Korea. Among the notable births that year were blues musician Fats Waller; surrealist artist Salvador Dali; Theodor Geisel, who as Dr. Seuss wrote numerous children's books...
Tinsley Ellis finds success without a day job of incendiary guitar work, doesn't even believe he plays the blues. "No, I don't consider myself a blues musician," he said. "I consider myself a blues-rock musician. That's an important distinction, and it keeps me out...
In the know

...five-night, 10-hour documentary on the lives of an interracial couple with two daughters. The relationship of blues musician Bill Sims and corporate manager Karen Wilson is distilled from more than 1,000 hours of footage. It continues through...
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Additional area news

...will demolish three old metal towers in the fort's training areas. B.B. King to play at civic center Legendary blues musician B.B. King will perform in September at Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, officials confirmed Thursday...
Living briefs

...information, call Erica Cline at 828-2946. We will accept photos until Dec. 16. BIRTHDAYS TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Blues musician John Mayall is 72. Musician Chuck Mangione is 65. Singer Denny Doherty of The Mamas and The Papas is 65. Country...
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