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"Simple music is the hardest to play," Albert Collins once said, "and blues is simple music." The death of a blues legend can leave us with a collective sense of loss and nostalgia for an era gone by. This memorial site was created to honor and remember blues musicians, singers, songwriters and others who have contributed to this truly American music.
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The Blues: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Wendell Holmes

BALTIMORE (AP) — Wendell Holmes, the guitarist, pianist and singer and songwriter of the soul and blues band The Holmes Brothers, has died. Paul Kahn, Holmes' manager, says the 71-year-old musician died Friday at his home in Rosedale, Maryland. Kahn says Holmes died of complications from pulmonary hypertension. Holmes and his older brother, bassist Sherman Holmes, played churches in Virginia when they were growing up, and after high school, played professionally in New York. Drummer...
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