Tag Archives: Mississippi

“Two Drifters Off To See the World”

“There’s such a lovely world to see….” Toad Suck and Beyond We know the route well, across Arkansas.  But, how did we miss the town of “Toad Suck?”   Yes,  and in an online poll it won the honor of being … Continue reading

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Playing Games with the Devil!

The Devil Plays Straightline Blues Highways 61 and 49 run right through the middle of Clarksdale.  Elvisland is less than an hour away.  Legend has it that a teenager Robert Johnson in the 1920’s came to this crossroad and made a … Continue reading

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Elvis Re-Imagined and Re-Commercialized

A New World.  Elvisland! On our way to a Blues Harmonica Conference in Clarksdale, Mississippi, Tom decided to camp at Sam’s Town Casino in Tunica because it was in between Memphis and Helena, Arkansas.  We were surprised at the quality … Continue reading

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Mississippi Blues Pilgrimage

Mississippi Blues Don’t Make You Blue! Who da’ thought that tooling down to the Mississippi coast would be such a learning experience! Arkansas Our first stop on our way to Buccaneer State Park in Waveland, Mississippi was Dardanelle State Park … Continue reading

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