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Alabama Music Hall of Fame inducts Eddie Levert


Alan Hunter, Tony Ruffino receive awards

Eddie Levert performs at the
Alabama Music Hall of Fame concert.

The Alabama Music Hall of Fame inducted its newest members Thursday, including Eddie Levert, lead singer of the O’Jays. The Bessemer musician was among the class of 2009, including the Blind Boys of Alabama and state senator Bobby Denton.

Birmingham’s Alan Hunter and Tony Ruffino won awards from the organization. Hunter, one of the original MTV veejays and the co-owner of WorkPlay, won the media award. Ruffino, concert promoter and former co-owner of New Era Productions, won the Sam Phillips Innovator Award.

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Photo: Carol M. Highsmith

2 Yips for “Alabama Music Hall of Fame inducts Eddie Levert”

  1. Willie J. Rivers
    Sunday, April 4, 2010, 1:20 pm

    Is a list of previous inductees available on line? Has Dorothy Love Coates and The Original Gospel Harmonettes (Birmingham) been inducted? If not, what is the procedure for nominating someone?

  2. Wade
    Sunday, April 4, 2010, 4:26 pm

    You can find all the information you need at the Alabama Music Hall of Fame’s Web site.

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