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Official Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame Selects Clarksdale as Permanent Home
  Chris Davis November 3, 2014 http://newsms.fm CLARKSDALE, Miss. Clarksdale is ground zero for Delta blues, America’s music, and now the city will be home to the Official Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame. The announcement was made Friday at Morgan Freeman’s Ground Zero club, reported the Clarksdale Press Register. The city beat out Jackson, Detroit and Memphis for the honor. Lamont Robinson, founder and CEO of the Hall of Fame was in town to make the announcement.  The Hall will be inside a city-owned building that used to be the Greyhound bus station. Clarksdale is home to Ike Turner, Muddy Waters, Sam Cooke and many other influential musicians. It is also ...
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Organizers Choose Clarksdale for R&B Hall of Fame
msbusiness.com by Associated Press CLARKSDALE — The Official Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame will be in Clarksdale, says founder and CEO LaMont Robinson. Robinson announced the decision at Morgan Freeman’s Ground Zero Blues Club, The Clarksdale Press-Register reports. Detroit, Memphis, Nashville and Jackson also had been named as potential locations. “Clarksdale is the perfect home for this project,” Robinson said. “This area has been so important to the history of American music and global music culture that we felt this was the best place to enshrine and honor the legends of R&B. Delta Blues became rhythm & blues, and we are proud to be bringing our Museum and ...
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Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame set for Clarksdale in Mississippi
CLARKSDALE, Miss. — The Official Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame will be in Clarksdale, says founder and CEO LaMont Robinson. Robinson announced the decision Friday at Morgan Freeman's Ground Zero Blues Club, The Clarksdale Press-Register reports. Detroit; Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee; and Jackson also had been named as potential locations. "Clarksdale is the perfect home for this project," Robinson said. "This area has been so important to the history of American music and global music culture that we felt this was the best place to enshrine and honor the legends of R&B. Delta Blues became Rhythm & Blues, and we are proud to be bringing our ...
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Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame for Clarksdale, MS
CLARKSDALE, Miss. The Official Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame will be in Clarksdale, says founder and CEO LaMont Robinson. Robinson announced the decision Friday at Morgan Freeman's Ground Zero Blues Club, The Clarksdale Press-Register (http://bit.ly/1s5xEjh) reports. Detroit; Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee; and Jackson also had been named as potential locations. "Clarksdale is the perfect home for this project," Robinson said. "This area has been so important to the history of American music and global music culture that we felt this was the best place to enshrine and honor the legends of R&B. Delta Blues became Rhythm & Blues, and we are proud to be bringing our ...
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Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame for Clarksdale, MS
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 11/02/2014 4:01 PM www.mercedsunstar.com CLARKSDALE, MISS. The Official Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame will be in Clarksdale, says founder and CEO LaMont Robinson. Robinson announced the decision Friday at Morgan Freeman's Ground Zero Blues Club, The Clarksdale Press-Register (http://bit.ly/1s5xEjh) reports. Detroit; Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee; and Jackson also had been named as potential locations. "Clarksdale is the perfect home for this project," Robinson said. "This area has been so important to the history of American music and global music culture that we felt this was the best place to enshrine and honor the legends of R&B. Delta Blues became Rhythm & Blues, and we are proud to ...
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Clarksdale lands Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame
CLARKSDALE – The founder and CEO of the Official Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame says the group's museum will be in Clarksdale. Detroit; Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee; and Jackson also had been named as potential locations. The Clarksdale Press-Register says the hall's founder and CEO, LaMont Robinson, announced the decision Friday at Morgan Freeman's Ground Zero Blues Club. Mayor Bill Luckett says it's exciting news. In a phone interview Sunday with The Associated Press, Luckett said the museum will be in a city-owned art deco building that used to be a Greyhound bus depot www.clarionledger.com.
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rb-1114-05www.washingtontimes.com By - Associated Press - Sunday, November 2, 2014 CLARKSDALE, Miss. (AP) - The Official Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame will be in Clarksdale, says founder and CEO LaMont Robinson. Robinson announced the decision Friday at Morgan Freeman’s Ground Zero Blues Club, The Clarksdale Press-Register (http://bit.ly/1s5xEjh) reports. Read more:  Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter Read More...

Group Wants to Bring R&B Music Hall of Fame Museum to Detroit

detroitPublished On: Jul 15 2014 02:27:55 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 15 2014 02:39:00 PM EDT   DETROIT - A local group plans to announce a campaign to make Detroit the new home for the Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame. While Cleveland may be the home of rock, and Nashville has the country legends, many feel Motown is the perfect place to recognize the likes of Michael Jackson, James Brown, The Temptations, Aretha Franklin and The Dramatics. Leaders of the Official R&B Read More...

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