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... midnight and sold his soul to the devil, in exchange for godlike guitar playing abilities. Many would say he got that gift, including Eric Clapton and Robert Plant, most would say he suffered for it, dying at 27. The crossroads is suggested to be the intersection of Hwy 61 and 49 in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Today we would follow the Blues Trail on our way to that crossroads. Mississippi was going to be about ...
Clarksdale Mississippi is a quiet little town, somewhat run-down, but with some amazing people. We drove down from our overnight stop near Memphis and headed first for the Ground Zero Blues Club, owned by Morgan Freeman. Not much happening on a Tuesday lunchtime, and the service was a little messed up but the food was good and the artefacts hanging around (guitar signed by George Thorogood and a whole lot more) made up for it.
Wandering around the downtown ...
... Station which is been redone to resemble what the station might have looked like during the heat of the Civil Rights Movement. During Freedom Summer, the Freedom Riders had hoped to get arrested by going to the wrong side of the station, but when they failed to draw attention to their cause, they moved on to Greenville where they succeeded. Today the terminal, ...
... happened? As the story goes, on August 24, 1955, Emmett was reportedly flirting with Carolyn Bryant, a white woman, at Bryant's Grocery and Meat Market. Other accounts say he whistled at her or touched her hand. Four days later, Roy Bryant and J. W. Milam allegedly (they actually would plead guilty to this) kidnapped Till from Mose Wright’s house. They beat him brutally and ...
... original furniture is still in place as are clothing and hats in the closets. Then we visited the Catholic Church, St Mary's. This was designed by Charles Eames, the well-known furniture designer in the style of "Early Christian" which is very simple. He also designed the pews which are very comfortable and are held together with wooden nails. The light fixtures are "Sun and Stars". You see dark orbs ...
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