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August 6, 2012

Blues Guitar Legend Johnnie Bassett Passes…

Johnnie Bassett
, the celebrated Detroit blues guitarist and vocalist, died from complications of liver cancer on Saturday, August 4 at Saint John Hospital in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. He was 76 years old.

Gretchen Valade, owner of Mack Avenue Records, reflects, “Johnnie Bassett was a wonderful musician and a good friend. Whenever I walked into a room where he was playing, he would start singing ‘Georgia,’ my all time favorite. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Vocalist Tracy Whitney Releases 2nd Project, “I Am Singing…Songs I Love” | Avail Now

Tracey Whitney’s New CD – “I Am Singing…Songs I Love”

her stunning sophomore album, Tracey Whitney pays joyful homage to a
diverse mix of musicians who have inspired her own singing and
songwriting. Rounded out by three original tracks, “I Am Singingā€¦Songs I
(a nod at her cover of the Stevie Wonder classic, “Ngiculela – Es
Una Historia/I Am Singing”) features the Los Angeles/Albuquerque-based
singer’s stirring renditions of classic yet lesser-covered songs by
artists like Michael Franks, and Antonio Carlos Jobim. To continue, please click “MORE”!