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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...
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...
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...
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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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.
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...For ticket information, call 736-7889 or visit 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...
USC | South Carolina Gamecocks
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...
Metro | Augusta State University
Blind Willie returns to Thomson

...chicken along with hot dogs, hamburgers and other traditional festival fare. The festival honors Mr. McTell, a blues musician and author of the classic Statesboro Blues made famous by the Allman Brothers Band. He was born in Thomson in 1901...
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This day in the millennium -- February 21

...Carpenter is 41. Rock singer Ranking Roger (General Public, English Beat) is 38. Actor William Baldwin is 36. Blues musician Corey Harris is 30. Rock musician Eric Wilson (Sublime) is 29. Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt ("Party of Five...
Black musical impact monumental

...For Johnny Hensley and his friends growing up in 1950s Augusta, listening to and playing songs of black rhythm and blues musicians was the cool thing to do. "I remember as a kid, 12 or 13 years old, before Elvis, all there was was black music...