June 17, 2015

All Shook Up: Mississippi Roots of American Popular Music

An exhibit of The Mississippi State Historical Museum, February 18 - August 31, 1990.
Christine Wilson, Curator
Patti C. Black, Director
Elbert R. Hilliard, Director
"The earliest and finest blues musicians came out of Mississippi. Eric Clapton summed that up when he called Muddy Waters "my father". And most people know that Elvis, called by some the greatest single influence on popular culture in the twentieth century, was born and bred in Mississippi..."

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