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JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL 2014 ~ Clarksdale, Mississippi

L.C. ULMER ~ Delta Bluesman

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. 

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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.

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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.

 

HONEYBOY . R.I.P.

THIS is THE BLUES y’all

THESE ARE THE AUTHENTIC BLUESMEN I HAVE BEEN BLESSED AND HONORED TO KNOW AND MEET 

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T-MODEL FORD

T-MODEL FORD

LEO Bud WELCH

Leo’s DEBUT album just came out!!

DAVID KIMBROUGH

DAVID KIMBROUGH

LITTLE JOE AYERS

LITTLE JOE AYERS

WOLFMAN BELFOUR

ROBERT WOLFMAN BELFOUR

Rip Lee Pryor

Rip Lee Pryor

BOBBY RUSH ~

SUN HOUSE STUDIOS

R L BOYCE

R L BOYCE

TRENTON AYERS

TRENTON AYERS

BIG BILL MORGANFIELD

BIG BILL MORGANFIELD

JAMES 'T-MODEL' FORD

JAMES ‘T-MODEL’ FORD

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RAINBOW Juke

Hollandale~

DOWN AT THE CROSSROADS ~

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  ~ 

http://www.clarksdalewhitehouse.com

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ALSO  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   ALSO NOTE THAT:  THESE BOUTIQUE HOTELS – which you can book in Clarksdale MS – FEATURE ORIGINAL ART FROM LOCAL ARTISTS – many of my own Blues photographs hang on their walls.