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This is the new 'Blues Travelogues' section where I invite you, the reader, to share memories of your blues trips to the 'Land Where The Blues Began' or indeed any trips with a blues theme.

Please email any contribution (all welcome) to:

Blues Travelogues:

'Tried and Tested USA Festival Road Trips' - by Paul and Cathy

The Mississippi Delta: Birthplace of the Blues - "This Is Where the Soul of Man Never Dies."
       - by Terry Messman

Annual Road Trip to the Mississippi Delta in 4 fascinating episodes!
       - by Keith Murphy, with complementary photos by Alan White

'Deep South Early Blues travelogue' : Memphis thru to Clarksdale
Down The Dirt Road (travelling the Southern States) by Courtland Bresner - in 5 instalments:

              Down The Dirt Road (Part 1)
Down The Dirt Road (Part 2)
Down The Dirt Road (Part 3)
            Down The Dirt Road (Part 4)
Down The Dirt Road (Part 5)

Coming soon...

1 - 'Deep South Country Blues, Plantations and New Orleans Jazz' :
        Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana and Tennessee
        (including Memphis, Helena, Clarksdale, Vicksburg, Natchez, New Orleans, Jackson and Nashville)

2 - 'Piedmont/East Coast Blues and the Civil Rights Movement' :
        Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee and Alabama
        (including Atlanta, Macon, Savannah, Charleston, Chattanooga, Birmingham and Montgomery)

3 - 'Urban Blues, Chicago and Route 66' :
        Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California
The Chicago Blues Festival
and Route 66 oddities)

4 - 'Hillbilly Country, Blues Ridge Mountains, The Underground Railroad and The American Civil War' :
        Pennsylvania, Virginia and North Carolina
        (including Philadelphia, Gettysburg, Roanoke, Galax, Petersburg, Richmond and Manassas)

5 - 'St Louis Blues, Steamboats and The Underground Railroad' :
        Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana and Michigan
        (including Chicago, Davenport, Springfield, St Louis, Cairo, Louisville, Cincinnati and Battle Creek)

Related Blues Travelogue Books:

coming soon.

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