Friday, May 1, 2009

News Roundup (Blues Hall of Fame, Mississippi Kings )

The Blues Foundation has announced this year's performers and songs to be inducted into their hall of fame.

The ceremony will be on Wednesday May 6 at the Memphis Marriott Downtown.

Individuals include Taj Mahal, Rev. Gary Davis, and more. Songs are also celebrated and this year's choices are Boom Boom (John Lee Hooker), Caldonia (Louis Jordan), Sitting on Top of the Word (Mississippi Sheiks), and more.


In a recent Facebook update, the Mississippi Kings have revealed they are working on new material and have behind the scenes footage of the making of new single, "Hundred"From the update:

"Hey everyone, we have a special treat for all the Kings fans out there! We've recently been in the studio working on some new music and we put together a little video of us working on a tune called Hundred. Enjoy!

We have lots of shows coming up in the next little while, including a spot as part of this year's NXNE Festival at the Black Bull in Toronto on June 18. Passes and info for the event can be found at!

We also have our Thursday shows at Lazy Flamingo in Hess Village and a bunch of Chapters shows coming up, check the Facebook page for all the info! See you there!

Click here or below to view the video.


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