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Chicago Blues Hall of Fame ® Oct. 4, 2015 Inductees

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April 28, 2013 .Buddy Guy's, Legends
June 8, 2014 .Buddy Guy's, Legends
October 4, 2015 .Buddy Guy's, Legends
October 16, 2016 .Buddy Guy's, Legends

Buddy Guy's Legends . . . Legendary Blues Club 4-28-13

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On October 4th. 2015, Blues Hall of Fame ® held an Induction Ceremony at Buddy Guy's Legends 700 S. Wabash Ave. Chicago, Illinois.

Another magical Blues afternoon & night is occured.

Many Legendary, Master and Great Local Blues Artists of Chicago listed on the poster to the left, were inducted and performed.

Re-live the afternoon & evening with us by viewing the videos of each Artist below.

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The House Band

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Sam Lay Legendary Blues Artist 10-4-15

Drummer for the Paul Butterfield Blues Band & Sam Lay Blues Band

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Corky Seigel honors Sam Lay by recounting Sam Lay's life long Blues History and accomplisments.

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Jody Williams Legendary Blues Artist 10-4-15

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Tail Dragger Legendary Blues Artist 10-4-15

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AKA James Yancy Jones . . . . .. . .. . .... .

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Donald Kinsey Legendary Blues Artist 10-4-15

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Deitra Farr Legendary Blues Artist 10-4-15

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"Killer" Ray Allison Legendary Blues Artist 10-4-15

Member of ChicagoBluesAllStars

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Lurrie Bell Legendary Blues Artist 10-4-15

. . . . . . . . . .Lurrie.com. . . . .. .. . ... ... . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . .

.See Lurrie Bell's BHF Legendary Artist Exhibit here: . .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artie "Blues Boy" White Legendary Blues Artist 10-4-15

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. Artie Bluesboy White Youth Scholarship Foundation . . . .

See Artie "Blues Boy" White's BHF Legendary Artist Exhibit here: . .

 

Artie White's wife Bettie Payton White accepts Artie's Induction Certificate

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Richard Shurman Legendary Record Producer & Writer 10-4-15

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Jimmy Burns Master Blues Artist 10-4-15

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Merle Perkins AKA "The Perkolator" Master Blues Artist 10-4-15

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. . . .View Merle Perkins 2017 Legendary Blues Artist Exhibit here:

 

 

 

 

Martin Lang Master Blues Artist 10-4-15

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Roosevelt "Hatter" Purifoy Master Blues Artist 10-4-15

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Michael Charles Master Blues Artist 10-4-15

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. . . . See Michael Charles BHF Master Artist Exhibit here: . .

Photo Credits: Jane

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Melvin Smith Master Blues Artist 10-4-15

 

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Bernard Beanie Reed Master Blues Artist 10-4-15

 

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Sir Walter Scott Master Blues Artist 10-4-15

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Paul Filipowicz Master Blues Artist 10-4-15

 

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Daniel Ivankovich " Chicago Slim" Master Blues Artist 10-4-15

Member of ChicagoBluesAllStars

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Click picture belo to vote for Dr. Daniel Ivankovich for CNN Hero of the year.

 

 

Robert A. Jones Master Songwriter 10-4-15

Died: 10-17-16

Author of "Leaning Tree" See Robert A. Jones BHF Master Exhibit here: . .

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Chicago Blues All Stars Great Blues Band 10-4-15

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"Killer" Ray Allison Legendary Blues Artist 10-4-15

Member of ChicagoBluesAllStars

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Anji Brooks Great Blues Artist 10-4-15

Member of ChicagoBluesAllStars

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Carl "C.C." Copeland Great Blues Artist 10-4-15

Member of ChicagoBluesAllStars

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Daniel Ivankovich " Chicago Slim" Master Blues Artist 10-4-15

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Daron Casper Walker Great Blues Artist 10-4-15

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Garrick Patten Great Blues Artist 10-4-15

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Jerry Porter Great Blues Artist 10-4-15

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Johnny B. Gayden Great Blues Artist 10-4-15

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Johnny Cotton Great Blues Artist 10-4-15

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Kenny Anderson Great Blues Artist 10-4-15

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Medina Alao Great Blues Artist 10-4-15

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Sheryl Youngblood Great Blues Artist 10-4-15

 

 

 

 

 

 

Randy Johnson Great Blues Artist 10-4-15

 

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Rosas Lounge Legendary Blues Club 10-4-15

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3420 W Armitage Ave. Chicago, IL 60647 • 773-342-0452
Please contact via email

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Mama Rosa Sciannameo Owner Rosa's Lounge Legendary Blues Club 10-4-15

 

 

 

 

Tony Mangiullo Owner and Manager of Rosa's Lounge Legendary Blues Club 10-4-15

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Amberly Stokes Promoter and Manager of Rosa's Lounge Legendary Blues Club 10-4-15

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Kingston Mines Legendary Blues Club 10-4-15

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Doc Pellegrino Owner of Kingston Mines Legendary Blues Club 10-4-15

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Frank Pellegrino Owner of Kingston Mines Legendary Blues Club 10-4-15

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Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine Legendary Blues Magazine 10-4-15

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Robert Jr. Whitall Editor in Chief Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine Legendary Blues Magazine 10-4-15

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Shirley Mae Owens Senior Editor Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine Legendary Blues Magazine 10-4-15

 

 

 

 

Guy Powell Great Copy Editor Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine Legendary Blues Magazine 10-4-15

 

 

 

 

Dr. Daniel Ivankovich Great Blues Doctor 10-4-15

Member of ChicagoBluesAllStars

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Click picture belo to vote for Dr. Daniel Ivankovich for CNN Hero of the year.

 

 

Windy City Blues Society Great Blues Society 10-4-15

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Windy City Blues Society Stage at the 2013 Chigago Blues Festival

 

 

 

 

Lori Lewis Ambassador from Chicago 10-4-15

 

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Denise Baker Great Blues Author 10-4-15

 

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Connie Carroll Great Photographer 10-4-15

 

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Lee Ann Flynn Great Photo Journalist 10-12-15

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Chicago, Illinois Waukegon & Northern Chicago, Illinois Rockford, Illinois Aurora & Western Chicago, Illinois Joliet & Southern, Chicago, Illinois Champaign Urbana & Central, Illinois Springfield & Western, Illinois Rock Island & Quad Cities East St. Loius & Southern, Illinois Blues Hall of Fame ® Chicago  Spring Grove, Illinois

Waukegon & Northern Chicago, Illinois

Rockford, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois

Aurora & Western Chicago, Illinois

Joliet & Southern, Chicago, Illinois

Rock Island & Quad Cities Area

Champaign Urbana & Central, Illinois

Springfield & Western, Illinois

East St. Louis & Southern, Illinois

Carbondale & Southern, Illinois

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Chicago Blues Hall of Fame ® Artists inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame ® on October 4th. 2015 includes: Sam Lay Jody Williams Tail Dragger Donald Kinsey Deitra Farr Killer Ray Allison Artie White Richard Shurman Jimmy Burns Merle Perkins Martin Lang Michael Charles Melvin Smith Bernard Beanie Reed Sir Walter Scott Paul Filipowicz Robert A. Jones Chicago Blues All Stars "Killer" Ray Allison Anji Brooks Carl C.C. Copeland Daniel Ivankovich " Chicago Slim" Daron Casper Walker Garrick Patten Jerry Porter Johnny B. Gayden Johnny Cotton Kenny Anderson Medina Alao Sheryl Youngblood Randy Johnson Rosas Lounge Mama Rosa Sciannameo Tony Mangiullo Amberly Stokes Kingston Mines Doc Pellegrino Frank Pellegrino Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine Robert Jr. Whitall Shirley Mae Owens Guy Powell Dr. Daniel Ivankovich Windy City Blues Society Lori Lewis Connie Carroll