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Blues Traveling: The Holy Sites of Delta Blues #2020

Blues Traveling The Holy Sites of Delta Blues At a crossroads in the Mississippi Delta Robert Johnson is said to have sold his soul to the Devil so that he could become a guitar virtuoso and King of the Delta Blues Blues Traveling The Holy Sites

  • Title: Blues Traveling: The Holy Sites of Delta Blues
  • Author: Steve Cheseborough
  • ISBN: 9781578062324
  • Page: 475
  • Format: Paperback
  • Blues Traveling: The Holy Sites of Delta Blues By Steve Cheseborough, At a crossroads in the Mississippi Delta, Robert Johnson is said to have sold his soul to the Devil so that he could become a guitar virtuoso and King of the Delta Blues.Blues Traveling The Holy Sites of Delta Blues will tell you where that legendary deal was supposed to have been made and guide you to all the other hallowed grounds that nourished Mississippi s signatureAt a crossroads in the Mississippi Delta, Robert Johnson is said to have sold his soul to the Devil so that he could become a guitar virtuoso and King of the Delta Blues.Blues Traveling The Holy Sites of Delta Blues will tell you where that legendary deal was supposed to have been made and guide you to all the other hallowed grounds that nourished Mississippi s signature music.Johnson, Mississippi John Hurt, 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 list of great artists with Mississippi connections goes on and on.A trip through Mississippi blues sites is a pilgrimage every music lover ought to make at least once in a lifetime, to see the juke joints and churches, to visit the birthplaces and graves of blues greats, to walk down the dusty roads and over the levee, to eat some barbecue and greens, to sit on the bank of the Mississippi River, and to hear some down home blues music.Blues Traveling is the first and only guidebook to Mississippi s musical places and blues history With photographs, maps, easy to follow directions, and an informative, entertaining text, this book will lead you in and out of Clarksdale, Greenwood, Helena Arkansas , Rolling Fork, Jackson, Natchez, Bentonia, Rosedale, Itta Bena, and dozens of other locales that generations of blues musicians have lived in, traveled through, and sung about Stories, legends, and lyrics are woven into the text so that each backroad and barroom comes alive.Touring Mississippi with Blues Traveling is like having a knowledgeable and entertaining guide at your side.Even people with no immediate plans to visit Mississippi will enjoy reading the book for its photos, descriptions, and lore that will broaden their understanding and enhance their appreciation of the blues.

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    1. If you are ever thinking about a trip to the Mississippi Delta this is THE book to get I ve ready about 6 biographies of old blues singers, taking meticulous notes and doing map researchbut I didn t have to Pretty well everything I came across and is in this book Also includes detailed directions to locations.

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