Friday, April 29, 2011

Delta Groove Productions released Victim Of The Blues, an album by Tracy Nelson, nominated for 2012 Blues Music Awards in Traditional Blues Album Of The Year category.

Thursday, April 29, 2004

George Thorogood & The Destroyers went on No. 1 for the ninth time with Greatest Hits: 30 Years Of Rock on Billboard Blues charts for one week.

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Thursday, April 29, 2004
25th W.C. Handy Blues Awards ceremony was held in Memphis, TN.
Saturday, April 29, 2000

Bluesman active in Dallas circuit, Willie Willies died in that city at the age of 67.

Saturday, April 29, 1995
A memorial headstone was erected in the Mount Olive Baptist Church Cemetery in Nesbit, Mississippi to honor Mississippi Joe Callicott.
Sunday, April 29, 1990
Influential Chicago Blues guitar player, singer and bandleader as well as solid band guitarist, Sammy Lawhorn died in Chicago, IL. He was 54 although his demise was described on his death certificate as by natural causes.
Friday, April 29, 1988
Eric Clapton filed for a divorce from Patti "Layla" Boyd.
Thursday, April 29, 1976

Champion Jack Dupree recorded a session in Paris that resulted in the LP Shakespeare Says released on the small French label Saravah.

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Tuesday, April 29, 1975

Otis Rush recorded part of his Delmark album Cold Day In Hell.

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Saturday, April 29, 1967
American Blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, active in the 1950s and 1960s Chicago Blues scene, Blues Hall Of Fame inductee, J.B. Lenoir died in Urbana, Illinois, aged 38, from a heart attack related to injuries he suffered in a car accident three weeks earlier.