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JACK OWENS
JAMES CHANEY
ANDREW GOODMAN
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LOUIS
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JACKSON COUNTY
HARRISON COUNTY
GUITAR
MAGIC SAM
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GOVERNOR
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MISSISSIPPI DELTA BLUES
DELTA BLUES
ENTIRE STATE
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Definitions

  1. Mississippi is known for its many blues musicians, and Eddie Taylor is one if these artists.
  2. Mississippi is also a major sweet potato producing state.
  3. The Mississippi is at lower left and Lake Pontchartrain is at top in the distance. (Web site)
  4. As in Mississippi, the storm surge caused significant beach erosion along the Alabama coastline. (Web site)
  5. Biloxi Mississippi is a city with a rich cultural heritage, situated on 26 miles of white sand beach along the Gulf of Mexico’s Mississippi Sound.

July

  1. Kenny Brown (born on the Air Force base in Selma, Alabama, July 5, 1953) is a blues guitarist from Mississippi.
  2. July 13, The Northwest Ordinance bans the expansion of slavery into U.S. territories north of the Ohio River and east of the Mississippi River. (Web site)
  3. Jaimoe, also known as John Lee Johnson, was born in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, on July 8, 1944 (www.allmanbrothersband.com).

Illinois

  1. Illinois is an important transportation hub; the Port of Chicago connects the Great Lakes to the Mississippi River via the Illinois River. (Web site)
  2. The timber rattlesnake also inhabits the southern third of the state, as well as areas along the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers. (Web site)
  3. We are taking case histories of aspartame brain tumors for litigation in New York, New Jersey, Madison County, Illinois and Mississippi. (Web site)

Kentucky

  1. Louisiana is one of only five states that elects its state officials in odd numbered years (The others are Kentucky, Mississippi, New Jersey, and Virginia). (Web site)
  2. Ballet Memphis presents an annual touring program, with performances in communities throughout Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Kentucky.
  3. Louisiana furnished 24,000 men; Kentucky - 23,000 men; Tennessee - 20,000 men; and Mississippi - 18,000 men. (Web site)

Hometown

  1. Eudora Welty's worldly-wise fictions, for instance, were drawn almost entirely from her hometown, Jackson, Mississippi.
  2. There was a blues man named Tommy Johnson, who was from my hometown of Terry, Mississippi, and of course, he was a lot older than me.

Pennsylvania

  1. In 1951 the variety was brought to the cooler viticulture regions of the United States, such as New York, Michigan, Mississippi, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania. (Web site)
  2. Blind Melon formed in California in 1989, with members from Indiana, Mississippi, and Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia

  1. Philadelphia, Mississippi, where he was born and raised, lies thirty-five miles northeast of Meridian, the hometown of Jimmie Rodgers. (Web site)
  2. Milton Babbitt was born in Philadelphia on May 10, 1916, and grew up in Jackson, Mississippi. (Web site)
  3. In some areas - such as Philadelphia and along the Ohio River and Mississippi River - the local game was called Town Ball. (Web site)

Counties

  1. Federal disaster areas: all counties in Mississippi and Louisiana, 22 counties in western Alabama, and 11 in Florida.

Teenager

  1. OTIS RUSH Rush grew up on a farm in Mississippi, but moved to Chicago as a teenager. (Web site)

Oxford

  1. Check out the Seeking Arrangement Blog for more discussion on issues related to discreet dating in Oxford, Mississippi, United States.

City

  1. Life wasn't easy for Stewart as a child growing up in Marrero, Louisiana, a city across the Mississippi River from New Orleans. (Web site)
  2. Most notable in media coverage were the catastrophic effects on the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, and in coastal Mississippi. (Web site)
  3. Davenport, Iowa is the only city over 20,000 people bordering the Upper Mississippi that has no permanent floodwall or levee. (Web site)

Corinth

  1. Bragg marched his forces to Corinth, Mississippi, where he participated in the siege of Corinth and the Battle of Shiloh. (Web site)
  2. Beauregard commanded armies in the Western Theater, including at the Battle of Shiloh in Tennessee, and the Siege of Corinth in northern Mississippi.
  3. Johnston regrouped, concentrating his army, some 40,000 men, at Corinth, Mississippi.

Georgia

  1. They would ultimately be adopted by seven different families in Louisiana, New York, Mississippi, Georgia and Kentucky. (Web site)
  2. Imboden completed his war service in command of Confederate prisons in Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi. (Web site)
  3. Jefferson Davis of Mississippi and Alexander H. Stephens of Georgia served as president and vice president, respectively, of the Confederacy. (Web site)

Confederate Flags

  1. The state flags of Mississippi, Georgia, and Tennessee are all based on Confederate flags. (Web site)

Dead Zone

  1. Despite the significantly decreased flow of the Mississippi since the great flood of 1993, the dead zone has grown to essentially the same size every summer.
  2. The dead zone lacks oxygen because of pollution in the form of excess nutrients that flows into the gulf from the Mississippi River.

Ruby Bridges

  1. Ruby Bridges was born in Mississippi in 1954 and moved to New Orleans at the age of two.

Eli Manning

  1. While at the University of Mississippi, Eli Manning studied for a marketing major. (Web site)
  2. Quarterbacks Jason White of Oklahoma and Eli Manning of Mississippi were picked on Wednesday as two of the four finalists for the Heisman Trophy.

Tommy Aldridge

  1. Tommy Aldridge (born on August 15, 1950, in Jackson, Mississippi), is a heavy metal and hard rock drummer who has pioneered double bass drumming.

Traffic Accident

  1. Three other people were killed by falling trees in Mississippi and two died in a traffic accident in Alabama, authorities said.
  2. Three other people were killed by falling trees in central Mississippi and two died in a traffic accident in Alabama.

Riverboats

  1. Fate Marable, who had played on Mississippi riverboats since 1910, now began to organize riverboat jam sessions with outstanding musicians.
  2. A great swing pianist, Jess Stacy began playing with a local school groups and, then, in the early 1920's played on Missouri and Mississippi riverboats. (Web site)
  3. He worked on riverboats on the Mississippi River in the 1920s, playing in the bands of Fate Marable, Dewey Jackson, and George Augustin.

Riverboat

  1. In late 1921, he got a job with Fate Marable, who led a band on a riverboat that went up and down the Mississippi. (Web site)
  2. The Anson Northrup is a riverboat that normally offers tours in the Twin Cities area on the Mississippi River.

Singer

  1. Best remembered for the soul classic "Show and Tell," singer Al Wilson was born June 19, 1939 in Meridian, Mississippi.

John Lee Hooker

  1. Furry Lewis and John Lee Hooker represent generational markers in the development of traditional blues in Memphis and Mississippi.
  2. John Lee Hooker was born in the Mississippi Delta in 1917 or 1920, depending on whom you hear it from. (Web site)

Jack Owens

  1. Jack Owens died in a hospital in Yazoo City, Mississippi, on February 9, 1997, and it might be said that the first generation of the blues died with him. (Web site)

James Chaney

  1. He joined two other civil rights workers, Mickey Schwermer and James Chaney, in the hostile atmosphere of Meridian, Mississippi on June 21, 1964. (Web site)

Andrew Goodman

  1. The second TV movie was Murder in Mississippi (1990), in which Andrew Goodman was portrayed by the actor Josh Charles. (Web site)

Mike Fink

  1. Mike Fink - The toughest boatman of the Mississippi and is rival of Davy Crockett. (Web site)

Musician

  1. David Thomas Roberts (born January 16, 1955 in Moss Point, Mississippi) is an American composer and musician, known primarily as a modern ragtime composer. (Web site)
  2. Yusef Lateef is a musician who for more than 50 years has used jazz artistic power from the Mississippi Delta to the Middle East.

Mac Mcanally

  1. Raised in Belmont, Mississippi, Mac McAnally was a guitar and piano prodigy who was performing in clubs by age 13. (Web site)

Otis Rush

  1. Otis Rush is being honored by his hometown of Philadelphia, Mississippi. (Web site)

Greenville

  1. Unlike Vicksburg, Greenville, and Natchez, Jackson is not located on the Mississippi River, and did not develop like those cities from river commerce.
  2. Larry Darnnell Dorsey (born August 15, 1953 in Corinth, Mississippi) is a high school football coach in Greenville, Mississippi.
  3. American General Aviation Corporation, also known as AGAC, was an aircraft manufacturer based in Greenville, Mississippi between the late 1980s and 1993.

Honeyboy

  1. Born in Mississippi in 1915, Honeyboy grew up with future bluesman like Tommy McClennan and Robert Johnson while developing his own razor-edged Guitar style.
  2. David Honeyboy Edwards (Gamblin Man) was born in 1915 in Shaw, Mississippi, and has been playing the blues since the age of 14.

Flooding

  1. Flooding threatens New Orleans from three sources: the Mississippi River, Lake Pontchartrain, and natural rainfall.
  2. Thunderstorms are a regular occurrence, tornadoes are not rare and the Mississippi is susceptible to flooding.
  3. Extensive devastation and flooding also occurred from Mobile, Alabama west to Beaumont, Texas, with the Mississippi coastline especially hard hit. (Web site)

Surge

  1. Surge along the State of Mississippi coast is subsiding. (Web site)
  2. The surge appears to have penetrated at least six miles inland in many portions of coastal Mississippi and up to 12 miles inland along bays and rivers. (Web site)
  3. Along the Mississippi coast, several large casinos on floating barges were damaged or destroyed when the surge pushed them onshore. (Web site)

Louis

  1. After traveling with Big Joe for a time, Honeyboy found his own path one day in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.
  2. From its origin at Lake Itasca to St. Louis, Missouri, the flow of the Mississippi River is moderated by 43 dams. (Web site)
  3. Louis Till (died July 2, 1945) was the father of Emmett Louis Till, who was murdered when he was 14 in Mississippi. (Web site)

Camille

  1. Camille crossed the southeastern tip of Louisiana, and then hit near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, on the night of August 17.
  2. Although Camille officially made landfall in Mississippi and the worst impacts were felt there, it effects were still felt in Louisiana.
  3. In addition, Camille forced the Mississippi River to flow backwards for a river-distance of 125 miles (from its mouth to a point north of New Orleans).

Jackson County

  1. Jackson County, Mississippi, is located at the southeastern tip of the state adjacent to Alabama.
  2. Jackson County has the eighth highest per capita income in the State of Mississippi.

Harrison County

  1. Harrison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

Guitar

  1. Jimmy Reed was born in Dunleith, Mississippi in 1925, learning the harmonica and guitar from Eddie Taylor, a close friend. (Web site)
  2. Born April 11, 1939 in Itta Bena, Mississippi, Johnson may be best known for the years he played guitar for Muddy Waters during the 1970s.
  3. Bo Diddley was born Ellas Bates in Mississippi and grew up in Chicago, where he played guitar on street corners before being discovered by Chess Records.

Magic Sam

  1. When he was 11, Holt moved to Grenada, Mississippi, where he met and became friends with Magic Sam, who gave him a few pointers on guitar. (Web site)
  2. Magic Sam was born Sam Maghett (February 2, 1937) in Grenada, Mississippi, USA (died December 12, 1969) and was a blues guitarist and singer.
  3. Like so many Blues performers before him who found their fame in Chicago, Magic Sam was originally from the Mississippi Delta. (Web site)

David Banner

  1. David Banner is well known for his many contributions to his local community of Jackson, Mississippi as well as Mississippi and the entire Gulf Coast region. (Web site)

Governor

  1. December 6, 1847 - Jefferson Davis, a hero of the Mexican War, is selected by the governor of Mississippi to fill a vacant seat in the U.S. Senate. (Web site)
  2. After an unsuccessful run for governor of Mississippi, Davis was appointed secretary of war by U.S. president Franklin Pierce in 1853. (Web site)

Haley Barbour

  1. One, Haley Barbour, went on to become Republican Party chairman and is now the governor of Mississippi.

Mississippi Delta Blues

  1. Although he was born in Tennessee, folks called Fred McDowell "Mississippi Fred" because he was a master practitioner of the Mississippi Delta blues. (Web site)

Delta Blues

  1. Son House found his home in the heart of Mississippi Delta Blues.
  2. Like it says on the album, Robert Johnson is the king of the Mississippi Delta blues.
  3. As a teenager, he honed his style with Blind Boy Fuller, considered the father of the Piedmont Blues, a more buoyant version of the Mississippi Delta blues.

Entire State

  1. The HES maps for Mississippi now foretold complete inundation and devastation of the coastline of an entire state.

Disaster Areas

  1. Since Hurricane Katrina traveled up the entire state, Mississippi lies in the center of the disaster areas for the region.
  2. After Hurricane Katrina, all counties in Mississippi were declared disaster areas, with 49 counties eligible for full Federal assistance.
  3. On August 19 portions of Mississippi and Louisiana were declared major disaster areas and became eligible for federal disaster relief funds.

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