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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
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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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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Music will fill the air at upcoming festivals

...details visit jeffandsherieaster.com. 22ND ANNUAL BLIND WILLIE MCTELL BLUES FESTIVAL: Gates open at 11 a.m. with music starting...festival honoring local native and music legend Blind Willie McTell known for writing such blues classics as Statesboro Blues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-04-21/music-will-fill-air-u
Augusta has its share of celebrities

...and Mickey Murray, who sold more than 1 million copies of his '60s hit single Shout Bamalama. Blues legend Blind Willie McTell was born near Thomson, just west of Augusta. His fans remember him annually with the Blind Willie Blues Festival, which will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-04-11/augusta-has-its-share
St. Paul and the Broken Bones to play Blind Willie festival

...finishing Broken Bones & Pocket Change.St. Paul & The Broken Bones are among the performers for the 21st annual Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival this Saturday, May 10, on Stagecoach Road, 300 yards off Washington Road, north of Thomson.Also in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-05-06/st-paul-and-broken-bo
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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