Founding member of the Kentucky Blues Society, Mudlick, Ky.’s favorite son was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018. Hillbilly Jim joined Goldberg, The Dudley Boyz, Ivory, Jeff Jarrett and Warrior Award recipient Jarrius “JJ” Robertson on the list of those who were honored on Friday, April 6, in New Orleans during WrestleMania 34 Week. The first Kentuckian ever inducted.
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The first blues guitar ever recorded was by a Kentucky man! Sylvester Weaver, October 23, 1923.
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MISSION STATEMENT: The Kentucky Blues Society will, through the efforts of blues musicians and devotees, preserve and promote the great American tradition of blues music and culture in the region of Kentucky.