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Son Seals Dies

Chicago bluesman Son Seals died Monday, December 20 in Chicago, IL at age 62. The guitarist, vocalist and songwriter was known for his intense, razor-sharp guitar work, gruff singing style and his charismatic stage presence. Seals released 11 albums during his 30-year recording career and toured worldwide.

Seals won three W.C. Handy Blues Awards, one each in 1985, 1987 and 2001, and was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1980 for his participation in the live compilation, Blues Deluxe.

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