A historical photo shows Portland’s “Sweet Baby” James Benton (second from left) as a member of the Del-Tones with Eddit Fontaine (from left), Emmett Williams and Dave English. The late Blues vocalist will be honored with a heritage award at this year’s Oregon Musical Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Photo courtesy sweetbabyjamesmusic.com.
Stories this photo appears in:
Aladdin Theater to host Hall of Fame celebration
Select musicians from Portland’s African American community with other prominent Oregonians like Kiss guitarist Thommy Thayer will be honored at the annual Oregon Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony, coming Saturday, Oct. 9 at the Aladdin Theater.