Five legends of the Detroit Blues perform on the same stage. Alberta Adams recorded for Chess Records and toured with the likes of Duke Ellington and Louis Jordan. Calvin Cooke was for three decades the principal steel guitarist for the House of God, Keith Dominion Pentecostal Church. He mentored Robert Randolph and has been called the B. B. King of the Sacred Steel. Sir Mack Rice was knighted by Stax Records in recognition for the success of Wilson Pickett's version of his song, "Mustang Sally." As a successful artist and writer for Stax, Mack commuted regularly from Detroit to Memphis in his Cadillac. Johnnie Bassett received several Detroit Music Awards, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Detroit Blues Society in 1994. The Howling Diablos began as the house band for legendary Detroit blues club Sully's in the 1990s, and today is one of Detroit's most renowned bands with a unique, rocking funky blues style.
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