Interview with Bruce Iglauer

Posted on: Monday, Feb 28, 2011

Bruce Iglauer started Alligator Records in 1971 because Hound Dog Taylor’s music gave him no other choice. If he didn’t do it, who would?

That imperative — the sense that the world must hear this, right now — guides Iglauer to this day. He has put out more than 250 albums by some of the pivotal blues artists of the last 40 years, including Koko Taylor, Albert Collins, Lonnie Brooks, Johnny Winter, Son Seals, Luther Allison, Corey Harris, Mavis Staples and Shemekia Copeland.

Read the full article over at the L.A. Times

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/sns-ct-alligator-records-40-years-of-blues-20110223,0,3880262.story

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