Today in Blues History
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December 28, 2017
1981: WEA records (Warner Brothers, Elektra, Atlantic) raised the price on 45 singles from $1.68 to $1.98.
1976: Blues guitarist Freddie King (also known as the Texas Cannonball) died December 28, 1976, in Dallas, Texas.
1950: Louis Armstrong, Earl Hines, and Jack teagarden began recording music for the movie The Strip.
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