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... orgasmically over pecan pie. We left the diner, all ribbed up and sampled some of Beale Streets retail pleasures. I spent much of my time in Schwabs store, a proper old school shop, which has the best collection of blues titfers known to man. Bevs current stance is that I have too many hats. Following the purchase of the Clarrksdale, Cat Head baseball cap. What I say is, to paraphrase Dr Johnson, "When one tires of hats one tires of ...
... but a guy in a bar recommends the cafe "right around the corner" Yazoo Pass, which as it turns out, makes very fine coffee and even better homemade granola (served with fresh blueberries and strawberries). The owner gets talking to us and says we should make sure we see the guy who will be playing tonight at the Hambone.
We head on over to Morgan Freeman's blues club, Ground Zero. It looks like a dump, but that is completely par for ...
... to see here), we push on with more bickering between Siri and Paul. There is a lot of flat and not much in Mississippi, oh and a whole lot of cotton fields- acres and acres of them. It hurts my heart to look at those fields and think about the history behind them. Nowadays there are huge harvesters which mechanically pick the cotton that the blacks spent back and spirit-breaking hours picking manually.
Our next port of call along the Blues Trail is the B.B. King Museum ...
... once described as having "...a wheel in the ditch and a wheel on the track." We were just passing thru en route to Tupelo Mississippi. At Franklin we stopped in at a Starbucks, had a decent coffee (a rare thing in America), did a little grocery shopping, drove on. The countryside was lush and green. Soon the rolling hills gave way to a flatter terrain of sprawling crops. It began raining heavily the very instant we crossed into Alabama. We stopped in at a supermarket car ...
We arrived in Clarksdale, the home of the Delta Blues and Morgan Freemanīs club, Club Zero with not much of an idea of what the town had to offer, but it was in the travel guide and so we set about exploring.
Clarksdale, like a lot of the Mississippi isnīt a rich area and this was obvious by the city centre. It was the place time ...
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