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Latest Release
Chicago Blues:
A Living History
The (R)evolution Continues (2011)

Chicago Blues:
A Living History
(2009)

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John Primer
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From top international Blues awards to a prestigious Grammy Award nomination in 2010, Chicago Blues: A Living History is recognized as the greatest tribute to the Chicago Blues of our time. (continued)