Junior Wells' Daughter Inks Wide Reaching Deal With Cleopatra (Week In Review)

On Tuesday Junior Wells' Daughter Inks Wide Reaching Deal With Cleopatra was a top story. Here is the recap: (The Blues) The memory of blues man Junior Wells is to be kept alive under a deal between LA record label Cleopatra Records and Wells' daughter Regina Brown.

The deal includes recordings plus publishing from Wells' wide-ranging catalogue spanning his early recordings in the 1950s right up until his death in 1998.

Cleopatra also bought various personal items that belonged to Wells, including his harmonicas, show suits, hats, canes, notes, photos and personal journals.

The label's owner Brian Perera says: "We're very excited to enter into this deal and be a part of the one of the all-time icons in American Blues history.

"We intend to keep the Junior Wells legacy alive with a variety of releases as well as merchandise and branding partnerships in the years to come." Read more - here.

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