World premiere of Pinetop Perkins: How Long, a short film documenting the last studio recording of Blues legend was held at Antone's in Austin, TX.
Warner Bros. released Me And Mr. Johnson, an album by Eric Clapton, nominated for 2005 Grammy Awards in Best Traditional Blues Album category.
Delbert McClinton went on No. 1 for the second time with Nothing Personal on Billboard Blues charts for one week.
Dr. John appeared at Nassau Community College Folk Festival in Garden City, NY.
Post-war Chicago Blues guitarist and bass player, Moody Jones died in Chicago, Illinois at the age of 79.
Fats Domino went on No. 1 with "I'm Walkin'" on US R&B charts for six weeks replacing Mickey and Sylvia with "Love Is Strange".