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)

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

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