1995 Living Blues Awards

Critics' Awards

Blues Artist of the Year (Male)
Jimmy Rogers

Blues Artist of the Year (Female)
Denise LaSalle

Most Outstanding Blues Musician (Guitar) (tie)
 Otis Rush and Big Jack Johnson

Most Outstanding Blues Musician (Keyboards)
Charles Brown

Most Outstanding Blues Singer
Johnny Adams

Comeback Artist of the Year
Syl Johnson

Producer/Compiler of the Year (Historical Recordings)
Andy McKaie, MCA

Producer of the Year (New Recordings)
Robert Palmer

Best Blues Song of 1994
Artie "Blues Boy" White, I'm Gonna Marry My Mother-In-Law

Best Liner Notes, 1994 Blues Release
Ray Topping

Best Cover Art/Photo, 1994 Blues Release
Elmore James, The Classic Early Recordings

Most Outstanding Blues Musician (Harmonica)
Carey Bell

Most Outstanding Blues Musician (Other Instrument)
Lonnie Pitchford (one-string)

Most Outstanding Blues Musician (Bass)
Willie Kent

Best Blues Album of 1994 (New Recording Soul-Blues)
Syl Johnson, Back in the Game (Delmark)

Most Outstanding Blues Musician (Drums)
Sam Carr

Best Blues Album of 1994 (Traditional or Country Blues)
R.L. Burnside, Too Bad Jim (Fat Possum)

Best Debut Blues Album of 1994
Michael Hill's Blues Mob, Bloodlines (Alligator)

Artist Most Deserving of Wider Recognition
Vance Kelly

Best Blues Album of 1994 (New Recording)
Vance Kelly, Call Me (Wolf)

Best Blues Album of 1994 (Historical-Prewar)
Skip James, The Complete Early Recordings (Yazoo)

Best Live Performer
Bobby Rush

Most Outstanding Blues Musician(s) (Sax, Trumpet, or Horn Section)
Eddie Shaw

Best Blues Album of 1994 (Historical-Postwar)
Charles Brown, The Complete Aladdin Recordings of Charles Brown (Mosaic)

Best Zydeco Album of 1994
Boozoo Chavis & the Majik Sounds, Live At the Habibi Temple (Rounder)


Readers' Awards

Blues Artist of the Year (Male)
Buddy Guy

Most Outstanding Blues Musician
Buddy Guy

Best Live Performer
Luther Allison

Best Blues Album of 1994 (Historical Recording)
Muddy Waters, One More Mile (MCA/Chess)

Best Blues Song of 1994:
Ain't Enough Comin' In, Otis Rush

Best Blues Radio Show
"Blues Stage," with Ruth Brown

All-Time Favorite Blues Artist
Muddy Waters

Best Blues Album of 1994 (New Recording) (tie)
Buddy Guy, Slippin' In (Silvertone) 
Otis Rush,
 Ain't Enough Comin' In (Mercury)

Best Blues Festival of 1994
The Chicago Blues Festival

Blues Artist of the Year (Female)
Koko Taylor

Best Blues Club
Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Most Outstanding Blues Singer
Otis Rush