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2007 Blues Hall of Fame Inductees

Blues Hall of Fame
The following esteemed individuals and recordings have been selected for induction into the Blues Hall of Fame by The Blues Foundation's Hall of Fame committee, chaired by Jim O'Neal, founding editor of Living Blues and David Sanjek, BMI Archives. The induction ceremony will be conducted in association with The Blues Foundation's Charter Member Dinner, Wednesday, May 9, in Memphis, Tennessee, the night before the 2007 Blues Music Awards.

2007 Inductees include living performers and the late artists, Dave Bartholomew and Dr. John Eddie "Guitar Slim" Jones and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

Ahmet Ertegun and Art Rupe are the non-performers inducted this year. The book Blues With a Feeling: The Little Walter Story by T. Glover, Scott Dirks, and Ward Gaines was selected as were the following singles or album tracks: "Black Angel Blues" – Robert Nighthawk (Aristocrat); "Death Letter" – Son House (Columbia album track); "Hideaway" – Freddy King (Federal); and "I Pity the Fool" – Bobby Blue Bland (Duke).

These albums were chosen as well: Driving Wheel by Little Jr. Parker (Duke); Down and Out Blues by Sonny Boy Williamson (Chess); Angola Prisoners' Blues by various artists featuring Robert Pete Williams, Hogman Maxey, and Guitar Welch (Folk Lyric/Arhoolie).

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