2011 Blues Hall Of Fame Inductees

Classic of Blues Literature
Walking to New Orleans: The Story of New Orleans Rhythm & Blues by John Broven

Classic of Blues Recording - Album
False Accusations - Robert Cray (HighTone 1985)
Night Beat - Sam Cooke (RCA Victor 1963)
The Real Folk Blues - Howlin' Wolf (Chess 1965)

Classic of Blues Recording - Single or Album Track
"Ain't Nobody's Business" - Jimmy Witherspoon (Supreme 1947)
"Five Long Years" - Eddie Boyd (J.O.B. 1952)
"Hard Time Killin' Floor Blues" - Skip James (Paramount 1931)
"Love in Vain" - Robert Johnson (Vocalion 1937)

Individuals
Bruce Bromberg
John W. Work III
Samuel Charters
Vivian Carter and Jimmy Bracken

Performer
Alberta Hunter
Big Maybelle
Denise LaSalle
J.B. Lenoir
John Hammond
Robert Cray