1998 LIVING BLUES AWARDS

Living Blues Awards for 1998

Readers’ Awards:

Blues Artist of the Year (Male):
Luther Allison
Blues Artist of the Year (Female):
Ruth Brown
Most Outstanding Blues Singer:
Bobby Rush
Most Outstanding Blues Musician (Guitar):
Luther Allison
Most Outstanding Blues Musician (Harmonica):
Junior Wells
Most Outstanding Blues Musician (Keyboards):
Pinetop Perkins
Best Live Performer:
Bobby Rush
Best Blues Album of 1997 (New Recording):
Luther Allison,

1997 LIVING BLUES AWARDS

Living Blues Awards for 1997

1997 Reader’s Awards:

Blues Artist of the Year (Male):
Luther Allison
Best Live Performer:
Luther Allison
Blues Artist of the Year (Female):
Koko Taylor
Most Outstanding Blues Singer:
B.B.

1996 LIVING BLUES AWARDS

Living Blues Awards for 1996

1996 Readers’ Awards:
Blues Artist of the Year (Male):
Luther Allison
Most Outstanding Blues Musician (Guitar):
Luther Allison
Best Live Performer:
Luther Allison
Best Blues Album of 1995 (New Recording):
Luther Allison,

1995 LIVING BLUES AWARDS

Living Blues Awards for 1995

1995 Reader’s Awards:
Blues Artist of the Year (Male):
Buddy Guy
Most Outstanding Blues Musician:
Buddy Guy
Best Live Performer:
Luther Allison
Best Blues Album of 1994 (Historical Recording):
Muddy Waters,

1994 LIVING BLUES AWARDS

Living Blues Awards for 1994
1994 Reader’s Awards:

Blues Artist of the Year (Male):
Buddy Guy
Most Outstanding Blues Musician:
Buddy Guy
Best Live Performer:
Buddy Guy
Best Blues Album of 1993 (New Recording):
Buddy Guy,

1993 LIVING BLUES AWARDS

Living Blues Awards for 1993

1993 Reader’s Awards:

All-Time Favorite Blues Artist:
Muddy Waters
Best Blues Album of 1992 (New recording):
Various Artists, Deep Blues (Atlantic)
Best Blues Album of 1992 (Historical recording):
Elmore James,