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Son Seals

Son Seals will always be regarded as one of Chicago's--and the blues'--greatest artists. From his debut recording, when he burst on the scene as a fully formed and mature artist, up to his last recordings, his stature as a leading blues voice grew with each new album he released. His untimely death in December 2004 robbed the blues of a major voice. When guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Frank "Son" Seals unleashed his debut Alligator recording in 1973, his feral guitar work, scorching vocals and innovative songwriting immediately marked him as one of the major blues voices of his generation

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Blues Rocker Tinsley Ellis to Perform in Sellersville

Blues-rocking guitarist/vocalist Tinsley Ellis will perform at the Sellersville Theater in Sellersville on Wednesday, February 1, 2012. Ellis will be performing songs from his latest Alligator release, Speak No Evil. Over the course of 11 albums and literally thousands of live performances, Ellis is one of today's most electrifying guitarists and vocalists. Rolling Stone says he ...

Lettin' Go

Label: Telarc Records
Released: 2000

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Son Seals: Lettin' Go

Read "Lettin' Go" reviewed by Ed Kopp

In the four years since his last recording, Chicago bluesman Son Seals has faced enough adversity to inspire a thousand blues songs. Three years ago Seals’ ex-wife shot him in the face, forcing him to undergo reconstructive jaw surgery. Last year, diabetes forced Seals to lose half of his left leg.The indomitable Seals is ...


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