Tom Petty is showing his support for The Blues Foundation by signing some of his albums to be used in E-bay auctions to raise money for The Blues Foundation. The first autographed album The Blues Foundation is offering is an autographed LP of Hard Promises. Click here.
Hurry though--bidding ends on September 25 at 05:36:15 PDT
The Blues Foundation is Memphis-based, but world-renown as THE organization dedicated to preserving our blues music history, celebrating recording and performance excellence, supporting blues education and ensuring the future of this uniquely American art form. Founded in 1980, The Blues Foundation has 3500 individual members and 190 affiliated local blues societies representing another 50,000 fans and professionals around the world. Its signature honors and events--the Blues Music Awards, Blues Hall of Fame, International Blues Challenge and Keeping the Blues Alive Awards--make it the international center of blues music. Its HART Fund provides the blues community with medical assistance while its Sound Healthcare program offers musicians health insurance access. Blues in the Schools programs and Generation Blues scholarships expose new generations to blues music. Throughout the year, the Foundation staff serves the worldwide Blues community with answers, contact information and news.
To date the Blues Foundation has raised thousands of dollars for its cause by auctioning off autographed LPs by Elvin Bishop, Gary US Bonds, Eric Burdon, James Brown, Rick Derringer, Doobie Brothers, Peter Frampton, J.Geils Band,Taj Mahal, John Mayall, John Mellencamp, Steve Miller, Maria Muldaur, Neville Brothers, The Rolling Stones, Kim Simmonds of Savoy Brown, George Thorogood and Johnny Winter.