The 2013 class of the Blues Foundation’s Blues Hall of Fame features individuals, albums, singles, and literature from a wide array of Blues types. The induction ceremony will be held Wednesday, May 8, 2013 (the night before the 34th Blues Music Awards) at the Memphis Marriott Downtown.
Listen to Full-Time Blues Radio Episode 1309 to hear music by every artist, album and single on the list below.
To read bios on this and every year’s Hall of Fame inductees:
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Here is the Hall of Fame Class of 2013!
Classic of Blues Literature
Soulsville, U.S.A.: The Story of Stax Records, Rob Bowman (Schirmer, 2003)
Classic of Blues Recording: Singles/Album Tracks
“Canned Heat Blues” Tommy Johnson (Victor, 1928)
“How Many More Years” Howlin’ Wolf (Chess, 1951)
“Let the Good Times Roll” Louis Jordan (Decca, 1946)
“Me and My Chauffeur Blues” Memphis Minnie (OKeh, 1941)
“Mystery Train” Little Junior’s Blue Flames (Junior Parker) (Sun, 1953)
Classic of Blues Recording: Albums
Complete Recorded Works/Texas Worried Blues Henry “Ragtime Texas” Thomas (Herwin,1975 and Yazoo, 1989)
Louis Jordan’s Greatest Hits (Decca, 1969)
More Real Folk Blues Howlin’ Wolf (Chess, 1967)