Newell performed with such celebrated blues figures as Muddy Waters, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Allen Toussaint and Johnny Winter. His talent and influence have been recognized by such legendary musicians as the Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards. Annual “Blues with a Feeling” tributes have been held in Hamilton every year since his passing. He was alsohonoured posthumously with lifetime achievement awards from the Maple Blues Awards and the Hamilton Music Awards.


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