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Detroit Blues and Beyond: New from NETA at 1500ET on 8/31

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NEW FROM THE PRODUCERS OF:
 "ALLEN TOUSSAINT: THE SOUL OF NEW ORLEANS"
  "BIG BAND BLUES & BOOGIE WOOGIE"  "4 SHADES OF BLUES"

DETROIT BLUES & BEYOND

Exploring Detroit's Rich Blues Culture
FEED FOR RECORD FROM NETA ON HD04 FRIDAY 8/31 1500-1600 ET

ALBERTA ADAMS is Detroit's undisputed Queen of the blues. She began as a dancer on legendary Hastings Street, recorded for Chess Records, and toured with the likes of Duke Ellington and Louis Jordan.

JOHNNIE BASSETT has been nominated for 5 W.C. Handy Awards by the Blues Foundation in Memphis, received several Detroit Music Awards, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Detroit Blues Society in 1994. 

SIR MACK RICE was knighted by Stax Records in recognition for the success of Wilson Pickett's version of his song, "Mustang Sally." As a successful artist and writer for Stax, Mack commuted regularly from Detroit to Memphis in his Cadillac.

CALVIN COOKE was for three decades the principal steel guitarist for the House of God, Keith Dominion Pentacostal Church. He mentored Robert Randolph and has ben called the B. B. King of the Sacred Steel.

THE HOWLING DIABLOS began as the house band for legendary Detroit blues club Sully's in the 1990s, and today is one of Detroit's most renown bands with a unique, rocking funky blues style. In 2012 alone the Diablos won five Detroit Music Awards.

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