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T-Bone Walker Fest: Giving Blues a Good Name

June 21, 2010

AARON BRAND - The Texarkana Gazette

I caught this past Saturday’s lineup at the T-Bone Walker Blues Fest down in Linden and must say it was a fantastic musical experience...

 

For me, the highlight, though, was feeling musical history come alive in the form of blues pianist Henry Gray, born in 1925 outside of New Orleans and a longtime performer in Chicago. He played piano for Howlin’ Wolf between 1956 and 1968, and that kind of blues heritage inclusion is what makes the T-Bone Walker Blues Festival so outstanding and special...

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