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Stan Lewis

Stan Lewis are the owners of the seminal blues/R&B/gospel/rock and roll label Jewel-Paula-Ronn-Records. In 1948, Lewis opened up a record shop, Stan’s Record Store, on Texas Road in Shreveport, LA. A regular customer was a performer on “The Louisiana Hayride” radio system, Elvis Presley. Lewis became a one-stop operator (additional …

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Mighty Joe Young

There was a period during the later ’70s and early ’80s when Mighty Joe Young was among the leading blues guitarists in Chicago’s budding North side blues circuit. The Louisiana indigenous got his begin not within the Windy Town, however in Milwaukee, where he grew up. He gained a popularity …

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