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Noted W.Va. blues guitarist Nat Reese dies

June 13, 2012
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Noted W.Va. blues guitarist Nat Reese dies

Noted W.Va. blues guitarist Nat Reese dies By Staff reports The Charleston Gazette Advertiser PRINCETON — Nat Reese, noted bluesman and longtime Vandalia Gathering performer, died Friday in Mercer County. He was 88. Reese, of Princeton, was known across the state for his blues guitar and had been a fixture at small venues and...

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Jim Marshall, creator of the Marshall amp, dies aged 88

April 5, 2012
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Jim Marshall, creator of the Marshall amp, dies aged 88

The man who gave rock one of its key visual and sonic props has died. Jim Marshall, known as “The Father of Loud” for inventing the Marshall amplifier, was 88 years old. Marshall was a drummer and drum teacher who used his earnings to set up a music shop in west London in 1960....

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RIP Iverson Minter AKA Louisiana Red March 23rd, 1932- to February 25, 2012

February 25, 2012
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RIP Iverson Minter AKA Louisiana Red March 23rd, 1932- to February 25, 2012

    RIP Iverson Minter AKA Louisiana Red March 23rd, 1932- to February 25, 2012. It is with a heavy heart that we report the passing of one of the greatest and most beloved traditional blues artists. Louisiana Red died this afternoon at a hospital in Germany (Note Europe is 9 hours ahead) after a few...

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