Monday, August 15, 2005

Juke Joints In Clarksdale Miss. have the blues.

Bill Howl-N Madd Perry

Bill "Howl-N Madd" Perry performs at the Ground Zero Blues Club in June in Clarksdale, Mississippi.


Here is an interesting article about the juke joints down in the delta and I think it is a good take on what is going on down there. If you ever get a chance to go down there you can see where many of the blues founders were born and raised, lived played the music and died.

Juke joints have got the blues

Clarksdale, Miss., shops and residents live and breathe by the blues

BY JOHN BORDSEN for KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS

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