Friday, January 25, 2019

Passages - 2018




This week, Friday Blues Fix pays tribute to those blues performers who passed away in 2018:


Denise LaSalle - Singer/Songwriter


Rick Hall - Record Producer/Songwriter/Owner of FAME Studios


Eddie Shaw - Saxophonist/Singer


Floyd Miles - Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Drummer


James "Nick" Nixon - Singer/Guitarist


Little Sammy Davis - Singer/Harmonica Player


Preston Shannon - Singer/Guitarist


Terry Evans - Singer/Guitarist


Algia Mae Hinton - Singer/Guitarist


"Sunshine" Sonny Payne - DJ/Host "King Biscuit Time"


Yvonne Staples - Singer


Josh "Razorblade" Stewart - Singer


Deborah Coleman - Singer/Guitarist


Charles Neville - Saxophonist


John "Jabo" Starks - Drummer


C.V. Veal - Singer/Drummer


Eddy Clearwater - Singer/Guitarist


Danny Kirwin - Guitarist


D.J. Fontana - Drummer


Matt "Guitar" Murphy - Guitarist


Jessie Sanders a.k.a. Little Howlin' Wolf - Singer


Nate Applewhite - Drummer


Tom Radai - Promotor/Booking Agent/Manager


Henry Butler - Pianist/Singer


Stan Lewis - Producer/Record Label Owner (Jewel, Paula, and Ronn Records)


Leslie Johnson a.k.a. Lazy Lester - Singer/Harmonica Player/Guitarist


Aretha Franklin - Singer/Songwriter


Lawrence Taylor - Guitarist


Otis Rush - Singer/Guitarist


Hosea Hargrove - Guitarist/Singer


Big Jay McNeely - Saxophonist


Tony Joe White - Singer/Songwriter


Eddie C. Campbell - Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist


Calvin Newborn - Guitarist


Jody Williams - Guitarist/Singer


2 comments:

Raphael Negromonte said...

I'd like to mention Mike Ledbetter too.

Graham said...

Yes, thanks for mentioning him. He was a big upcoming talent and will be missed. This post was for those who departed in 2018, or I would have listed him, too.