Jessie Mae Hemphill, RIP 

Jessie Mae Hemphill, the blues artist known as "She Wolf," has died in a Memphis hospital after a week's stay. You can read the AP account of her life and times, or if you really want to learn what Jessie Mae was all about, go here.

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