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Blues musician B.B. King dies

...collapsed during a concert in Chicago last October, later blaming dehydration and exhaustion. For generations of blues musicians and rock 'n rollers, King's plaintive vocals and soaring guitar playing style set the standard for an art form...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-15/musician-bb-king-dies
Allman endows UGA music scholarship

...Allman's inaugural scholarship was presented to UGA senior Katie Black, who introduced the legendary rock and blues musician. They were joined on stage by Alan Dorsey, dean of the UGA Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, who announced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-02-05/allman-endows-uga-music-
Ramblin' Rhodes: Family blends faith and music as Annie Moses Band

...warehouse before them in Spartanburg, S.C.And the metal rock band Pink Floyd was named by combining the names of blues musicians Pink Anderson and Floyd Council.So it was that The Annie Moses Band comprised of the family members of William and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-01-27/ramblin-rhodes-family
Kids today have no idea of work

Recently I happened on an old documentary on television about a 75-year-old farmer and blues musician in Texas. He had been born in 1895 and the film was released more than 40 years ago, so I'm pretty sure he's gone by now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-05/kids-today-have-no-idea-work
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-12-24/airports-trade-layover-hor
Latimore returns for Augusta Blues Festival

...said.Latimore said his music is deeply rooted in the blues, though he's probably not considered a traditional blues musician. He loves the blues because it's about real life, he said."It expresses a full range of emotions and feelings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-02-29/latimore-returns-augu
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/29/liv_27116.shtml
Life & style
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.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/19/mus_453666.shtml
Music
What to do

...For ticket information, call 736-7889 or visit www.greenjackets.net Southern Roots Music Series: Atlanta blues musician Beverly "Guitar" Watkins will be in concert at 2 p.m. at the Morris Museum of Art. Admission is free. For more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/02/usc_417552.shtml
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Across the area

...will be craft booths, food, and several live entertainers, including dance acts and jazz, gospel and rhythm and blues musicians, Mr. Walker said. The festival will be the first of several events to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Focus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/18/met_319651.shtml
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