As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block is on indefinite hiatus. The site will remain up in archive form while we evaluate our options, which may include a redesign or sale.
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Chicago blues great Magic Slim passed away Feb. 21 at age 75. He released his last album, Bad Boy, last August.

 
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