Song of the Day: Luther Allison, “Luther’s Blues”

Blues singer, guitarist and harmonicist Luther Allison was born on this day in 1939. He spent a few years in the ’70’s and ’80’s living and playing in Paris until Alligator Records President Bruce Iglauer convinced him to retrn to Chicago. The Chicago Sun-Times called him the “Bruce Springsteen of the Blues.” “Luther’s Blues” was the title track from his 1974 album.

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        1. That happens frequently, where cancer will start in one place and end up in the brain. The husband of Mom’s dearest friend had a brain tumor that started in his lung, and a friend of mine had one that started in her breast.


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