2014 Blues Hall of Fame Inductees

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Courtesy Blues Foundation

The Blues Foundation, this week, announced the 2014 class of inductees into their Blues Hall of Fame. This year’s class is a very well rounded and very deserving list of artists, albums, songs and more. The inductions are led by a class of artists that include R.L. Burnside and Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson.

Induction ceremonies are held, each year, as a part of Blues Music Awards week. This year’s Hall of Fame ceremony takes place May 7, 2014 inside the Sheraton Memphis Downtown in Memphis, Tennessee.

This is a big year for the Hall of Fame, as architects are said to be putting the final touches on the design phase of the physical hall of fame, which will provide a permanent home to honor the inductees who have been saluted over the years.

Check Out the Complete List of 2014 Hall of Famers Below.
Click Here to visit the official Blues Foundation website for complete information, and to donate to the capital campaign to establish a permanent home for the Blues Hall of Fame.

Performer
Big Jay McNeely
Eddie Shaw
Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson
R.L. Burnside
Robert Pete Williams

Classic of Blues Recording: Album
Hawk SquatJ.B. Hutto & His Hawks – Delmark Records (1969)
Moanin’ in the MoonlightHowlin’ Wolf – Chess Records (1959)

Classic of Blues Recording: Single or Album Track
“After Hours”Erskine Hawkins and His Orchestra – Bluebird (1940)
“Catfish Blues”Robert Petway – Bluebird (1941)
“High Water Everywhere, Parts I & II”Charley Patton – Paramount (1930)
“It’s Tight Like That”Tampa Red & Georgia Tom – Vocalion (1928)
“Milk Cow Blues”Kokomo Arnold – Decca (1934)

Classic of Blues Literature
Dream Boogie: The Triumph of Sam CookePeter Guralnick – Little, Brown and Company (2005)

Individuals
Dick Shurman
Don Robey
Mike Kappus

Congratulations to all of the 2014 Hall of Fame inductees from everyone associated with Full-Time Blues Radio!

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