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Clarksdale, Mississippi

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Home of the Blues.

Inexplicably, given the amount of space for more horizontally-oriented buildings, Clarksdale is home to a many-story windowless structure

Inexplicably, given the amount of space for more horizontally-oriented buildings, Clarksdale is home to a many-story windowless structure

Many more photos after the jump:

Robert Johnson's deal with the devil supposedly took place at the crossroads of Highways 49 and 61 – the same 61, in fact, that links Bob Dylan's Minnesota hometown with Canada

Robert Johnson's deal with the devil supposedly took place at the crossroads of Highways 49 and 61 – the same 61, in fact, that links Bob Dylan's Minnesota hometown with Canada

The following are from Ground Zero (Morgan Freeman’s jook joint) during Oxford American’s MOST SOUTHERN WEEKEND ON EARTH:

Mose Allison – who virtually never opened his eyes during the set – at Ground Zero

Mose Allison – who virtually never opened his eyes during the set – at Ground Zero

BONUS WADE:

Written by Nick

July 23, 2010 at 12:10 pm

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