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Sunday, January 23, 2011

Fred Sanders RIP

  •  From Bob Corritore

    RIP Fred Sanders - 1939 to January 17. 2011. Longtime Memphis blues guitarist Fred Sanders died on January 17th, at age 71, after a long battle with cancer.  His album Long Time Coming  was released just last year on the I55 Productions label, and Fred was a regular performer on Beale Street. A great guitarist and stirring vocalist, Fred was a beloved blues hero of his community. To read more about Fred Sanders and to see a nice video as reported by the Memphis Flyer, click here. To see a nice tribute written by Robert "Nighthawk" Tombs on the American Blues News website, click here.

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