SON THOMAS was a Folk Artist – NYC Exhibition running August 2015 – and a Blues singer/performer ~ he was lauded and applauded and since he left his earthly bonds, his son, Pat Thomas, has taken up the Folk Art and Blues guitar playing/singing performances in Mississippi.
Very well kept up cemetery .. Booker T Washington White is laying in the first of the four w. flat ‘headstone’ ~
aka BUKKA WHITE
THIS is a BLUES fan BELOW, searching for the Grave of harmonica musician, ‘Alec Miller’ aka Sonny Boy Williamson II ~ the two grave headstones on your right is where his sisters lay, both killed in a fire.
SUPERSTAR LEO BUD WELCH BEGAN HIS INTERNATIONAL BLUES CAREER AT AGE 80! TRAVELED THE WORLD PERFORMING -WINNER OF AWARDS -RECORDED TWO ALBUMS WAS WORKING ON HIS THIRD. ~ I MET HIM AT THE CLARKSDALE JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL SEVERAL YEARS AGO AND CONTINUED TO ATTEND EACH YEAR BECAUSE OF LEO PERFORMING ~ He passed Dec. 20 2018 at home.
BILBO WALKER died today ~ Nov. 29 2017 age 80 – of cancer.
R.I.P. One of the last true Mississippi Delta bluesmen has died. Walker, who was 80 years old, had been undergoing treatment for cancer in California.
I FELT BLESSED TO SPEND TIME WITH LC – INVITED TO HIS HOME – WROTE TO EACH OTHER – SPOKE ON THE PHONE ~ He played 12 instruments, traveled much performing, a gifted talented and spiritual man who quoted the Bible. He is missed and ALWAYS remembered.