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  • Highway 61 Revisited

    No substantive blogging this week. Instead, serious motorcycle riding and blues immersion.

    Four years ago Jimmie Bratcher and I went on a 700 mile motorcycle blues odyssey through Mississippi on Highway 61 — The Blues Highway. We were visiting the historical sites of the great bluesmen of the Mississippi delta: Charley Patton, Robert Johnson, Son House, Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, John Lee Hooker, Elmore James, etc., etc. All rock and jazz has its roots in the blues and the blues were born in a few counties in northern Mississippi. I find it fascinating. Jimmie and I had a great time on our motorcycle blues odyssey…so we’ve decided to do it again.
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