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Friday, January 1, 2010

In Rememberence 2009

Many great blues, jazz, and important people who helped kept the blues alive have left us. In Iowa we mourned the death of Bob Cook, a legendary solo performer who opened a ton of doors for musicians of all types. Also Larry Fountain, Jimmy Pryor's right hand man joined Jimmy in the great beyond.

To read all of the obits follow this link here. You can also click on the obit 2009 tag at the bottom of the post.

Here is the list of those who have left us way to soon, but will not be forgotten.

Sam Taylor
David Fathead Newman
Leroy Cooper
Billy Powell
Hank Crawford
Al Harris
Snooks Eaglin
Piney Brown
Mark Sallings
John Cephas
Willie King
Bob Cook
Mel Brown
Eddie Bo
Lester Davenport
Ted Jarrett
Koko Taylor
Sam Butera
Nick Holt
Micheal Jackson
Welsley Junebug Jefferson
Billy Lee Riley
Betty Miller
Jim Dickinson
Marie Knight
Jessie Fortune
Sam Carr
Alex Easy Baby Randle
Abu Talib "Freddie Robinson"
Johnny Jones
Dennis Brooks
Larry Fountain
Norton Bufflo
Sarah Moore
Big John Evans
Alvin Short
Mac Walton AKA Daddy B Strong

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