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CO-FOUNDER of the DELTA BLUES

https://sheindie.wordpress.com/2015/10/16/searching-for-the-grave-of-the-willie-lee-brown-cofounder-of-the-delta-blues/      WILLIE LEE BROWN & CHARLEY PATTON GREW UP ON DOCKERY PLANTATION .. CHARLEY BECAME A STAR .. THEY BOTH CO-FOUNDED THE DELTA  BLUES.  SON HOUSE AND WILLIE BROWN MET AT LULA- BECAME BEST FRIENDS .. PLAYED GUITARS TOGETHER – ROBERT JOHNSON WENT TO LISTEN UP IN ROBINSONVILLE MS – PICKED UP A FEW TIPS OVER TWO WEEKS FROM SON HOUSE .. ROBERT JOHNSON BECAME  ‘THE’ Robert Johnson !!  .. STOLE MUSIC HE HEARD/LEARNED FROM SON HOUSE .. DID NOT CREDIT HIM!! 

PHOTOS and MORE below:

https://sheindie.wordpress.com/2013/09/01/searching-for-willie-lee-brown/

WHERE TO STAY in CLARKSDALE – photo of Crossroads © SHEIN DIE ~ All rights reserved

http://www.deltabohemiantours.com         TOURS*        http://www.deltabohemiantours.com

WELCOME TO ‘The White House’ in CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI  – HERE is Information LINK – the ‘RED’ rectangle  is so you can easily BOOK a room and enjoy your stay in THE DELTA  ~ just NOW APRIL 2017 ~  opened up the Delta Bohemian Guest House and the Clarksdale White House for Juke Joint Festival 2018.           http://www.clarksdalewhitehouse.com

madge-billyjeep-corrected   Our new phone number is 662-701-5020!     HERE is the number to call to BOOK YOUR TOUR:    662-645-9197  MISSISSIPPI  USA !   DELTA BOHEMIAN TOURS  `   READ BELOW:

*Tours customized to your particular interest with Clarksdale native Billy “Poor William” Howell as your guide. Blues sites, Mississippi River, oxbows, lakes, agriculture, countryside homes and churches, sunset ops, you name it. Billy will give you a real and personal Mississippi Delta experience–one you will never forget!

dscn1460   THESE THREE HOTELS ARE RATED 5***** AND AVAILABLE FOR BOOKING IN CLARKSDALE MISSISSIPPI ~  check their INFORMATION online ~   VERY COOL -one of a kind- ART FEATURED IN ALL THREE ~ many available for purchase!!!  dscn1459ALSO NOTE THAT:  THESE BOUTIQUE HOTELS – which you can book in Clarksdale MS – FEATURE ORIGINAL ART by LOCAL ARTISTS – many of my own Blues photographs hang on their walls. 

 

 

 

ROBERT *WOLFMAN* BELFOUR ~ gone but not forgotten

WITH THE SUNFLOWER RIVER BLUES AND GOSPEL FESTIVAL COMING TO CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI  in AUGUST 2016 MY THOUGHTS RETURN TO 2013 WHEN THIS LEGEND OF THE HILL COUNTRY BLUES PERFORMED … I HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO CHAT A BIT WITH MY OLD FRIEND AND AGAIN IN 2014 DURING THE JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL AND CAT HEAD MINI-FEST … Mr. Belfour was ONE OF A KIND and is SORELY MISSED. 

ROBERT Wolfman BELFOUR

ROBERT Wolfman BELFOUR