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Tommy LiPuma

Blogarrhea: Dr. John, Leon Russell, Diana Krall Honor Famed Producer Tommy LiPuma in Cleveland >>

On June 24, producer Tommy LiPuma was honored in his hometown of Cleveland by Diana Krall, Dr. John and Leon Russell, amid of host of superstars like Elvis Costello, Randy Newman, Herb Alpert, Barbra Streisand, Willie Nelson and Paul McCartney who sent in their congratulations on video. Blogarrhea spoke to the legendary session man just days prior.

Keith Stone

Keith Stone Self-Releases 'The Prodigal Returns' as a Love Letter to New Orleans (REVIEW) >>

"Way down yonder in New Orleans in the land of dreamy scenes, there's a garden of Eden, you know what I mean." Henry Creamer wrote that line in 1922 and it holds up today as a fairly decent barometer of the allure that this great American city still holds. On 'The Prodigal Returns,' singer/songwriter/guitarist Keith Stone returns to his home town...and he's got Dr. John with him.

'Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch' from Dr. John and Louis Armstrong Get a Concord Records Release This August 19

Dr. John's Louis Armstrong Tribute Album, 'Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch,' Out on Concord Records August 19 >>

If you aren't in the know, Dr. John and his crazy theatrics are a worldwide phenomenon. And now, the New Orleans saint (yet, not a football player) will release a compilation of what he considers the most important tracks from Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong.

Chicago Blues Festival Features Aaron Neville, Otis Taylor Band, Billy Boy Arnold, Bettye LaVette and Many Others, June 13-15

Chicago Blues Festival Will Feature Aaron Neville, Otis Taylor Band, Billy Boy Arnold, Bettye LaVette and Many Others >>

Chicago will once again become the blues capital of the world during the Chicago Blues Festival, held this year on June 13-15 in Grant Park.

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