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LSU Awards Buddy Guy an Honorary Degree

Buddy Guy George “Buddy” Guy was awarded an honorary degree for his distinguished music career. Guy worked in LSU’s facilities services department from 1955 to 1958, before leaving to pursue a musical career in…Read more

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Watermelon Slim Plays Hendrix

Watermelon Slim A watermelon farming, hell-raisin’, Mensa genius guy named Bill Homans a.k.a. Watermelon Slim and everybody went “Who dat man?” Suddenly he was the next big thing. The new blues messiah had risen…Read more

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Savoy Brown – Tell Mama

Savoy Brown Legendary…a blues/rock institution…true innovators. These are just a few of the ways Savoy Brown has been described over the past forty years by music critics and fans. One of the earliest of…Read more

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Arthur Neilson

Ask any blues music fan in New York City who their favourite guitar player is and you’ll probably end up with three names, one of which will be Arthur Neilson. Born and raised in…Read more

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Shuggie Otis – Live

Born in Los Angeles, California, Otis is the son of rhythm and blues pioneer, musician, bandleader, and impresario Johnny Otis and wife Phyllis. The name “Shuggie” (short for “sugar”, according to his mother) was…Read more