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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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9/11/1940 - 2/24/2015

The Blues: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Robert Belfour

Robert "Wolfman" Belfour, a Mississippi-born blues musician from Memphis, Tennessee, has died. He was 74. Belfour was found at his home Feb. 25 by his sister-in-law and nephew, according to the Memphis Commercial Appeal . Belfour, whose father taught him to play the guitar at an early age, learned the blues from musicians such as R.L. Burnside, Junior Kimbrough and Otha Turner. His percussive playing style emanated from Mississippi's hill country. A construction worker for...
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