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Jul 9, 2019

On this episode we are talking about the blues, specifically the ‘Delta Blues’ and all that happened around Clarksdale, MS!

Many now-legendary musical artists were born and raised in and around Clarksdale: Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Son House, Ike Turner, Jackie Brenston, Sam Cooke, Junior Parker, and W. C. Handy, among them. Clarksdale was a major market for the Delta’s constantly traveling musicians, and the likes of Robert Johnson, Howlin’ Wolf, and Charley Patton are also associated with the city. Today, that historic blues culture is preserved for visitors while contemporary musicians carry on the great Delta blues tradition.

Resources mentioned:

Field Guide: American South (see “Roadtrips")-

The Southerner's Handbook (see “5 Essential Venues”)-

Delta Blues Museum-
Pinetop Perkins (Keeping the Blues Alive)-
Music (Preserving the Soul of America’s Music) -
Music Maker Foundation YouTube:
King Fish - check out this prodigy of the blues! -

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