Death of Ann Rabson

April 12, 1945 - January 30, 2013
Fredericksburg, Virginia | Age 67

Co-found of Saffire blues trio dies in Va.
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FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Pianist and vocalist Ann Rabson, co-founder of the trio Saffire_The Uppity Blues Women, died Wednesday in Virginia after a battle with cancer, her label announced. She was 67.

A barrelhouse blues pianist, Rabson was also a songwriter and guitarist. She recorded eight albums with Saffire and one solo CD for Alligator Records. She made three solo albums for other labels.

Rabson was best known for her work with Saffire, which she...

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