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The LAST of the BENTONIA BLUESMEN ~ JIMMY Duck HOLMES

JIMMY DUCK HOLMES

JIMMY DUCK HOLMES in his BLUE FRONT CAFE Juke. JIMMYY DUCK HOLMES

JIMMY DUCK HOLMES in front of his BLUE FRONT CAFE

JIMMY DUCK HOLMES in front of his BLUE FRONT CAFE

JIMMY DUCK HOLMES

JIMMY DUCK HOLMES

JIMMY DUCK HOLMES

JIMMY DUCK HOLMES

Jimmy DUCK Holmes NOW has DICK WATERMAN as his manager as well as his OWN Record Label via Michael Schultze 2016/2017 and beyond.

BLUES BLUES BLUES

HIS BLUE FRONT CAFE, IN BENTONIA MISSISSIPPI, WAS BUILT BY HIS PARENTS in 1948 ` jimmy, the youngest of 14, learned from JACK OWENS ‘BENTONIA STYLE’  BLUES ~ 

JIMMYY DUCK HOLMES JIMMYY DUCK HOLMES – this photo has been ‘EXPLORED’ at #23 ~

JIMMY DUCK HOLMES in his BLUE FRONT CAFE Juke. JIMMY DUCK HOLMES in his BLUE FRONT CAFE Juke.

JIMMY DUCK HOLMES JIMMY DUCK HOLMES

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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/

DINGO has left us

Dingo, aka Robert Gooch, the ‘Swamp Dog’ aka the ‘Australian Dog’  the All Around Dude at Red’s Blues Joint Juke in Clarksdale Mississippi .. the DJ  Bouncer  doorman FRIEND to all who met him .. passed Dec. 26 2016 .. heart problems .. leaving behind his beautiful wife Beatrice and adorable little girl. 

'DR' DINGO

‘DR’ DINGO

DINGO DIED TODAY Dec. 26 2016

DINGO DIED TODAY
Dec. 26 2016

Honored to have painting of photo displayed at his Funeral .. R.I.P.

Honored to have poster made of photo displayed at his Funeral .. R.I.P.

DINGO ~

DINGO ~

DINGO HAS PASSED ON

DINGO HAS PASSED ON

EDDIE CUSIC ~ from Leland, Mississippi R.I.P.

Bluesman EDDIE CUSIC of Leland, MS.

Bluesman EDDIE CUSIC of Leland, MS.

EDDIE CUSIC

EDDIE CUSIC

He formed the Rhythm Aces in the early part of the 1950s, a three piece band who played throughout the Mississippi Delta area..  One of the group was Little Milton whom Cusic taught to play the guitar!  Eddie  passed away in the summer of 2015 at age 89.

 

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.