Blues legend Taj Mahal is to be inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame.
Mahal, real name Henry St. Clair Fredericks, has been selected along with singers Irma Thomas and Son Seals and guitarist Rev. Gary Davis to join the prestigious club in Memphis, Tennessee.
The four will be inducted at a ceremony on 6 May (09), a day before the Blues Foundation's 30th annual Blues Music Awards.
Mahal is most famous for his guitar work and has won three Grammy Awards during his forty-year career.