TITLE

Blues guitarist Luther Allison dies at 57

PUB. DATE
September 1997
SOURCE
Jet;09/01/97, Vol. 92 Issue 15, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Obituary
ABSTRACT
Reports the death of blues guitarist Luther Allison and others. Allison's death at the age of 57 from lung cancer and brain tumors; His awards and career as a performer; His status as the first blues artist to sign with Motown Records, in 1971; Albums; Survivors; Other deaths; Artist and sculptor James E. Lewis, of Morgan State University in Maryland; Nelson Estill Woodley, former teacher of Nat King Cole and Mayor Harold Washington; Jack Delano, photographer.
ACCESSION #
9709140925

 

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