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Inductee Pamela Betti poses for a picture at (Credit: Ursula Moore)

Inductee Pamela Betti poses for a picture at the inaugural Long Island Blues Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Hub Billiard Club in Island Park. (June 10, 2012)

Blues Hall of Fame inducts Long Islanders

Ten Long Islanders were inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame, which held its first LI induction and celebration concert at the Hub Billiards Club of Island Park. The Blues Hall of Fame is an international organization of blues artists and contributors to the genre, which since 1999 has inducted members representing various U.S. cities.

Inductee Donny Celenza, left, and Michael Packer, an
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Inductee Donny Celenza, left, and Michael Packer, an ambassador with the Blues Hall of Fame, perform during the Blues Hall of Fame's inaugural Long Island induction ceremony at Hub Billiard Club in Island Park. (June 10, 2012)

Inductee Pamela Betti poses for a picture at
(Credit: Ursula Moore)

Inductee Pamela Betti poses for a picture at the inaugural Long Island Blues Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Hub Billiard Club in Island Park. (June 10, 2012)

Inductee Johanna Matheison-Ellmer poses for a picture at
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Inductee Johanna Matheison-Ellmer poses for a picture at the inaugural Long Island Blues Hall of Fame induction ceremony at Hub Billiard Club in Island Park. (June 10, 2012)

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Long Island Blues Hall of Fame inductees Lou
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Long Island Blues Hall of Fame inductees Lou Caraollo and Howie Haber pose for a picture at the inaugural induction ceremony at Hub Billiard Club in Island Park. (June 10, 2012)

Inductee Jerry Schaefer accepts his plaque at the
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Inductee Jerry Schaefer accepts his plaque at the inaugural Long island Blues Hall of Fame induction Ceremony at Hub Billiard Club in Island Park. (June 10, 2012)

Inductee Chaz Depaolo, of New Jersey, performs at
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Inductee Chaz Depaolo, of New Jersey, performs at the inaugural Long Island Blues Hall of Fame induction ceremony at Hub Billiard Club in Island Park. (June 10, 2012)

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