Saturday, April 19, 2008

The Mississippi Delta Blues

The Crossroads Clarksdale, MS (Photo C McCormick)

Beer on Beale Street, Memphis (Photo C McCormick)

Chicken on Beale (Photo C McCormick)

Poor Monkey's Juke Joint Merigold, MS. A traditional Delta blues club (Photo Cami McCormick)

Poor Monkey's policies (Photo Cami McCormick)

Po Monkey and his Juke Joint (Photo Cami McCormick)

Po Monkey is a farmer by day (Photo Cami McCormick)

Super Chikan performs at Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale, MS (Photo Cami McCormick)

Super Chikan and his pal, Razorblade, the headliner this night (Photo Cami McCormick)

Razorblade with a brilliant 15 year old guitarist, Omar, behind him (C McCormick)

And a very young drummer...the kids are trained musically at the Blues Museum in Clarksdale

Two of Super Chikan's beautiful hand-made guitars (Photo Cami McCormick)

A close-up of the guitar Super Chikan made from a ceiling fan

Super Chikan performs at Bluesberry Cafe, Clarksdale

Red's Blues Club Clarksdale, MS


T Model Ford performs at Red's (with an enthusiastic fan)

The shacks at the Shack Up Inn, Clarksdale, MS

The Cadallac Shack (All photos Cami McCormick)

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