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Hammond brings own repertoire to Blind Willie festival stage

...stage on Saturday, May 9, at the 22nd annual Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival near Thomson, Ga."The first time I was at...the impression that every one was expected to do Blind Willie McTell songs," Hammond said by phone about being on the festival...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-06/hammond-brings-own-re
Bruce Katz, organ back on road for Blind Willie Music Festival

Bruce Katz is back where he wants to be ? on the road with his band and headed to the Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival in Thomson.The keyboard master hasn't done much with his group for several years. He's been working as a sideman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-06/bruce-katz-organ-back
Los Lobos cancels concert at Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival

Rock band Los Lobos has canceled its concert at the Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival in Thomson.Los Lobos told festival organizers they would not appear because of "unavoidable and important family...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-04-28/los-lobos-cancels-con
Blind Willie McTell biography tells story of local music hero

...hero and blues legend Blind Willie McTell. The U.S. hardback release of...Shoes: In Search of Blind Willie McTell (Chicago Review Press, $26.95) is tied to the 50th anniversary of Mr. McTell's death on Aug. 19, 1959 . It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/15/rho_551890.shtml
Ramblin' Rhodes | Paine College
Festival is tribute to McTell

...isn't exactly the biggest Blind Willie McTell fan in the world. When asked if he was...probably do a bad job if I tried to play (McTell),"said Mr. Johnson, a Chicago blues...perform at a blues festival named for Mr. McTell, who was born there in 1901. In 1927...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/10/04/met_199827.shtml
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Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival marks 20 years

The Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival marks a 20-year milestone...named for blues musician Blind Willie McTell, who according to the New Georgia Encyclopedia...tips," according to the encyclopedia.McTell died in Milledge ville in 1959.His...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-05-15/blind-willie-mctell-b
Ramblin' Rhodes: McClinton in the mood for Blind Willie McTell festival

...the failure of country radio stations to play tracks from them.McClinton on Saturday, May 19, returns to the Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival. Gates open at 11 a.m. and music starts at noon at the outdoor site one mile north of Interstate 20, Exit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-05-16/ramblin-rhodes-mcclin
Ernest Bernard McTell (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...whisper from God called Mr. Ernest Bernard McTell on Friday, June 13, 2008 into eternal rest. Mr. Ernest Bernard McTell was born on May 12, 1964 at University...Augusta, Ga. to Ruth Kate and Willie McTell. Funeral services will be conducted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/18/obi_462622.shtml
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Shopgirl: Find lipstick shade without 'app-lication'

...WHAT'S AFFORDABLE: Get your tickets now for the Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival next weekend and save $10 on the ticket price at the gate. This is the 22nd year of the Blind Willie McTell festival, a Thomson tradition that is an annual treat for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/fashion/2015-04-30/shopgirl-find-lipstick-shad
Ernest Bernard McTell

...whisper from God called Mr. Ernest Bernard McTell on Friday, June 13, 2008 into eternal rest. Mr. Ernest Bernard McTell was born on May 12, 1964 at University...Augusta, Ga. to Ruth Kate and Willie McTell. Funeral services will be conducted...

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