Monday, April 03, 2017

RIP Lonnie Brooks

Lonnie Brooks has passed away at the age of 83. From

In a news statement Sunday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel praised Brooks as “a Chicago blues legend with a towering talent and soulful style that won him legions of fans across the country and around the world. His celebrated career inspired generations of music lovers, garnered numerous awards, and brought him from the clubs of Chicago’s West Side to the concert halls of Europe and beyond.”

He was most famous for his version of the classic "Sweet Home Chicago"...