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Magic Sam: Remembering Blues Hall of Famer

On Sunday February 14th 2016, Magic Sam would have been 79 years old… The following article was originally written in 2008, and is my memory of this amazing blues legend.


As far back as I can remember, I’ve had a … Read the rest

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Two Days in Memphis: Part 1 of 2

To preserve blues heritage, celebrate blues recording and performance, expand worldwide awareness of the blues and ensure the future of the uniquely American art form ~ Blues Foundation Mission Statement

This past Christmas my wife Dee and I spent some time in the Mississippi Delta. … Read the rest

Bridging the Blues

Mississippi Delta Road Trip: Clarksdale & Bridging the Blues

Clarksdale, MS

After our tour of the Grammy Museum in Cleveland, we walked to our rental vehicle which was parked at Delta University. Pulling out of the lot, we headed north on Highway 61 to Clarksdale; our base for the remainder of our road … Read the rest

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Grammy Museum® Mississippi Tour: Cleveland, MS

Driving up from Greenville during my Mississippi Delta road trip last month, I made a brief stop in Cleveland, MS. On the outskirts of the city within a few miles, you will find blues treasures like Po Monkey’s Juke Joint and Dockery Farms; … Read the rest