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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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Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame for Clarksdale, MS
      CLARKSDALE, Miss. (AP) 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 (http://bit.ly/1s5xEjh ) 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. Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may ...
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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
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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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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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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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...

R&B Hall of Fame

rp_rbhall12cut-4.jpg By Malcolm X Abram Beacon Journal pop music writer www.ohio.com Published: April 11, 2014 - 02:14 PM The 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction is over and the busts of the most recent class are on their way to the museum. With that done, it’s time for music lovers to turn their attention to another Northeast Ohio-based hall of fame dedicated to a genre of music. The R&B Hall of Fame, tentatively planned to be built in Cleveland, has announced its class of 2014. Several artists from a variety of eras will join the hall. This year’s inductees are the Whispers, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Marvin Gaye, the Delfonics, Chubby Checker, the Sweet Impression, the Dells, the Funk Brothers, radio personality Norm N. Nite, the Spinners, the Impressions, and Russell Thompkins of the Stylistics. The Living Legend award will be given to Joe Jackson, father (and alleged tormentor) of the Jacksons. The second annual R&B Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Canton Palace Theatre. There will also be a concert featuring the Kinsman Dazz Band, Enchantment, the Dynamic Superiors, the Delfonics and the Dramatics starring Willie Ford, the Hesitations and the Read More...

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sly-slick-wicked   Sly, Slick & Wicked are a rhythm and blues band from Cleveland, Ohio that have been active since 1970. Members were John Wilson (Sly), Charles Still (Slick) and Mark Saxton (Wicked) (was replaced by Terry Stubbs in 1972). Their song "Stay My Love" was a Top Ten rhythm-and-blues song in 1971, and Polydor issued a 1972 Read More...

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