Thursday, November 8, 2007

Mississippi Delta, Birthplace of the Blues

---Associated Press Travel: Mississippi Delta: Birthplace of the blues

---Wyman brings Blues to the Borders: Former Rolling Stone Bill Wyman has been passing on his passion for the Blues...His latest work is a music documentary - Bill Wyman's Blues Odyssey - where he follows the historic trail from New Orleans to the Mississippi Delta and on to Memphis.

---28 filmmakers and producers from Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, New York, Houston, Denver, New Orleans, Chicago and Ghana, West Africa, will be in Jackson, Mississippi Nov. 11-16 for the 2007 New Media Institute to document the Mississippi Delta and her impact on the Blues. (Washington Post: Film Teams To Trace Stories of Miss. Delta) (Clarion Ledger: Institute, filmmakers to document birthplace of the blues)

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