By Steve Cheseborough
At a crossroads within the Mississippi Delta, Robert Johnson is related to have bought his soul to the satan in order that he may develop into a guitar virtuoso and King of the Delta Blues.
Blues touring: The Holy websites of Delta Blues will inform you the place that mythical deal was once imagined to were made and consultant you to the entire different hallowed grounds that nourished Mississippi's signature song.
Johnson, Mississippi John harm, Memphis Minnie, Jimmie Rodgers, Bessie Smith, Muddy Waters, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Howlin' Wolf, B. B. King, Little Milton, Elvis Presley, Bobby Rush, Junior Kimbrough, R. L. Burnside-the record of serious artists with Mississippi connections is going on and on.
A journey via Mississippi blues websites is a pilgrimage each tune lover should make once or more in a life-time, to work out the juke joints and church buildings, to go to the birthplaces and graves of blues greats, to stroll down the dusty roads and over the levee, to consume a few fish fry and vegetables, to sit down at the financial institution of the Mississippi River, and to listen to a few down-home blues song.
Blues Traveling is the 1st and basically guidebook to Mississippi's musical areas and blues historical past. With pictures, maps, easy-to-follow instructions, and an informative, unique textual content, this e-book will lead you out and in of Clarksdale, Greenwood, Helena (Arkansas), Rolling Fork, Jackson, Natchez, Bentonia, Rosedale, Itta Bena, and dozens of alternative locales that generations of blues musicians have lived in, traveled via, and sung approximately. tales, legends, and lyrics are woven into the textual content in order that every one backroad and barroom comes alive.
Touring Mississippi with Blues Traveling is like having a well informed and pleasing advisor at your facet. Even individuals with no rapid plans to go to Mississippi will take pleasure in studying the ebook for its pictures, descriptions, and lore that might develop their knowing and improve their appreciation of the blues.
Steve Cheseborough is an self sufficient pupil and blues musician. His paintings has been released in Living Blues, Blues Access, Mississippi, and the Southern Register.
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