Veteran blues singer Koko Taylor and dobro don Jerry Douglas are among the 10 recipients of this year's National Heritage Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Veteran blues singer Koko Taylor and dobro don Jerry Douglas are among the 10 recipients of this year's National Heritage Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts.

The fellowships, unveiled yesterday (May 26), are the country's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts, and come with a $20,000 award.

Last year's winners included Buddy Guy, George Strait and the "Austin City Limits" television program.

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