|Blues Hall of Fame Inductees from Louisiana|
||Blues harmonica player from Marksville, LA (1930-1968)
||Guitarist, vocalist, songwriter from Algiers, LA (1897-1973)
||Singer and songwriter from New Orleans (1925-1981)
||New Orleans R&B piano legend
||Guitarist, vocalist, songwriter from Lettsworth, LA
||Harmonica player from Lobdell, LA (1924-1970)
||Musician, songwriter from Mooringsport, LA (1889-1949)
||Singer and songwriter from Minden, LA (1920-1984)
||Zydeco accordion player from Opelousas, LA (1925-1987)
||Blues guitar pioneer from New Orleans (1925-1987)
||Champion Jack Dupree
||Blues pianist from New Orleans (1910-1992)
||Clarence Gatemouth Brown
||Multi-genre musician from Vinton, LA (1924-2005)
||New Orleans R&B pianist, singer, songwriter
||Musician, singer, songwriter from Homer, LA
||New Orleans R&B songwriter, bandleader, producer
||New Orleans R&B pianist, guitarist, songwriter
||Soul Queen of New Orleans was born in Ponchatoula, LA
||Blues guitarist and singer from Dubuisson, LA
||Harmonica player and guitarist from Torras, LA
||New Orleans R&B musician, songwriter, producer
||New Orleans producer, engineer, studio owner
||Little Brother Montgomery
||Blues & jazz piano player from Kentwood, LA (1906-1985)
|Blues Hall of Fame Notes:
Champion Jack Dupree's date of birth is disputed, given as July 4, July 10, and July 23, in the years 1908, 1909, or 1910.
Blues piano great Roosevelt Sykes (1906-1983) was inducted in 1999. He was a native of Arkansas, but lived in New Orleans from 1954.
Electric guitar pioneer Guitar Slim, nee Eddie Jones (1926-1959), was inducted in 2007. He was a native of Mississippi, but moved to New Orleans circa 1950.
The book "I Hear You Knockin': The Sound of New Orleans Rhythm and Blues", by Jeff Hannusch, was inducted in 2009.
Blues legend Buddy Guy was honored with the Blues Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010.
The book "Walking to New Orleans: The Story of New Orleans Rhythm & Blues", by John Broven, was inducted in 2011.
For more info and a complete list of Blues Hall of Fame inductees, visit the Blues Foundation at www.blues.org.