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70th birthday

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TOO OLD TO GET MARRIED (Bonus! So maybe it doesn’t count)

June 2015 Bluesletter

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Mud Morganfield and Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater
at the Blues Blast Music Awards

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Eddy receives the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’Mud receives Best Traditional Blues Album Award for: For Pops a Tribute to Muddy Waters

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Eddy receives Blues Blast
Lifetime Achievement Award

September 25th, 2015 Fluid Events Center, Champaign, IL Featuring 25 of the best in today's Blues music. Doors open at 5:00pm the show starts at 6:00 pm.
To get your tickets now, 
Click here.

www.theBBMAs.com for complete information.

Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater, Mud Morganfield, Anthony Gomes, Dave Specter, Tad Robinson, Andy T — Nick Nixon Band, Bob Corritore, Deb Ryder, Chris O’leary Band, John Ginty, Reverend Raven, Slam Allen, Alexis P. Suter, Ghost Town Blues Band, Missy Andersen, Bobby Messano, Magnus Berg, Markey Blue Band, The Duo Sonics, Big Harp George, Altered Five Blues Band, Eight O’ Five Jive, Oscar Wilson, Big Dave McLean with Steve Dawson & Dan Phelps

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It has been a great year for Eddy Clearwater the cover of Living Blues Magazine & five honors, awards in recognition of his master guitar playing, songwriting, humanitarian and social justice testimonials he shares in his lyrics with soul stirring songs written in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks — “A Time For‘Peace’ penned while on a segregated bus from Birmingham to Chicago and arranged with new verses with Ronnie Baker Brooks & featuring the Memphis Gospel Choir in 2008 for the alligatorrecords CD, West Side Strut (#1 Living Blues Magazine Critics Poll) — “A Time For Peace” can be heard on the Alligator Records site and onwww.eddyclearwater.com Hope all the Blues & Gospel DJ's around the world will play, it for World Peace Day this Monday, September 21st.


Living Blues Magazine

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Eddy Clearwater recipient of the
Artistic Excellence Award, 2015

Not every town has a Chicago Blues Legend living in the neighborhood. Skokie, IL is lucky enough to call ‘The Chief’ their hometown legend. On November 5, 2007 Eddy was presented with a plaque by the Village of Skokie’s Mayor, George Van Dusen. The first, “Arts Legacy Award” was created by Skokie resident, Lynn Orman Weiss to honor the Grammy-nominated & Handy Award winner, Blues artist for his musical achievements and mentoring of young artists. Mayor George Van Dusen proclaimed it Eddy ‘The Chief’ Clearwater Day.

  Eddy and Mayor Van Dusen

Eddy Clearwater Proclamation,
Eddy Clearwater Day, 2007

On June 1, 2015 at 8:00pm...
Skokie Fine Arts Commission cordially invites you to attend the Skokie Award for Artistic Excellence reception, in honor of Eddy ‘The Chief’ Clearwater.
Skokie Village Hall
5127 Oakton St.

A reception will follow.

Although he‘s performed and recorded all around the world during his amazing musical odyssey that dates back to the 1950’s, he loves to come home to his wonderful home he shares with his wife, Renee in Skokie. ‘This is where I create my music, I practice with my band and I enjoy my family and friends. He may be on stages at the RAWA Festival in Poland or Muddy’s Club in Germany, but he loves to entertain at his annual birthday bash just over the border at Evanston’s, SPACE where all his neighbors and friends come out for a good time. Eddy even has a new CD and video out of his 80th birthday, SOUL FUNKY now available here; CD Baby, iTunes, Amazon and the Alligator store.

Rax Traxx - Shoji Eddy Rick

SOUL FUNKY LIVE was mixed with Rick Barnes at Rax Traxx studios and mastered by Mike Tholen. Eddy is working on his next CD release on the Alligator Records label and looking forward to going back into Rax Traxx to record.

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“BB was so amazed when he saw me get up on stage and play with Muddy Waters. BB came up on stage to play with us and he gazed at me and then asked me..... how do you play that left handed and upside down’ —That evening was one of the greatest moments of my life playing with my two mentors and guitar heroes. They both told me, just keep on practicing and remember to always be humble and give your all to the audience. I have carried that philosophy with me all of my life and I thank them from the bottom of my heart.”

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The big birthday celebration ended with the whole audience singing happy birthday to Eddy and the band of blues brothers on stage playing, 'Got Your Mojo Workin’ and did they ever. Eddy's fans were in the aisles dancing the night away and singing along.

(L-R) Shoji Naito, Stephen Bass, Billy Flynn, Billy Branch, Johnny Iguana, Wayne Baker Brooks Tom Crevillone, Dave Knaupf

photo credit: Lynn Orman Weiss

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