Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Kenny Wayne Shepherd has had his 2021 Blues Music Award nomination for Best Blues/Rock Artist rescinded by the Blues Foundation because of Confederate flag imagery that Shepherd has used in the past. In a statement, the Foundation said that it made the decision based on “continuing revelations of representations of the Confederate flag on Shepherd’s ‘General Lee’ car, guitars and elsewhere,” as Billboard reports.
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“I want to make something very clear and unequivocal; I condemn and stand in complete opposition to all forms of racism and oppression and always have,” guitarist says For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)