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Eric Clapton, Little Richard and Tommy Brown Named 2015 Blues Hall of Fame Inductees

Eric Clapton, Little Richard, Tommy Brown: '15 Blues Hall of Fame Inductees >>

The Blues Foundation has announced its latest inductees into its Hall of Fame: Tommy Brown, Eric Clapton and Little Richard. With more than 130 performers inducted since 1980, they join an echelon of music's most legendary artists.

Journalist Ben Yagoda Discussed the Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Great American Renaissance in Music in New Book 'The B-Side'

Journalist Ben Yagoda Discussed the Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Great American Renaissance in Music in New Book 'The B-Side' >>

The shift in American popular music and culture is hard to pinpoint exactly, even though writer Ben Yagoda has a compelling argument that talks about just that. His new book, "The B-Side: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song," talks about the paradigmatic shift from artistic expression and freedom to a lesser-grade form that continues to this day.

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