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St. Louis Bluesman Bennie Smith Dies

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St. Louis bluesman Bennie Smith died this week at the age of 72.By Tom Weber

Kansas City, MO – He played with greats like Chuck Berry, and was a part of the local music scene at the beginning of rock and roll and during the heyday of St. Louis rhythm and blues. John May with the St. Louis Blues Society told KWMU?s Tom Weber that Smith also was a master at playing what's known as the "St. Louis sound."

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