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Bruce Iglauer of Alligator Records ; 39 years of Blues

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Yazbowe Blues Cafe

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Bruce Iglauer founded Alligator Records when he was 23 years old. Using his savings to record Hound Dog Taylor and the HouseRockers, he began a label that has become the largest, most respected Blues label in the world. Alligator artists include luminaries; Koko Taylor, Albert Collins, Tinsley Ellis, Shemekia Copeland, Otis Rush, James Cotton, Buddy Guy, Delbert McClinton, Carey Bell, Marcia Ball, Mavis Staples, Charlie Musselwhite to name a few. This is likely to be one of the most exciting conversations at the Cafe.