Road Trip: The Lower Mississippi Delta Just how charming are the cotton fields and swamp towns of the lower Mississippi Delta? These photographs will have you daydreaming about your next road trip. Tuesday, Jan 22, 2008, 12:00 AM Clarksdale's crossroads, where Robert Johnson sold his soul to the devil to become a guitar god, many blues fans believe. (photo: Chris Granger) Budget Travel LLC, 2016
 

THE HEART OF THE BLUES

Road Trip: The Lower Mississippi Delta

Source Article: The Mississippi Delta
  1. Clarksdale's crossroads, where Robert Johnson sold his soul to the devil to become a guitar god, many blues fans believe. (photo: Chris Granger)
  2. Near this structure in Natchez, Miss., is the country's second-largest ceremonial Indian mound. (photo: Chris Granger)
  3. Legendary singer Al Green has been a pastor at the Full Gospel Tabernacle in Memphis since the 1970s. (photo: Chris Granger)
  4. Bayou Teche in Breaux Bridge, La., which claims to be the world's crawfish capital. (photo: Chris Granger)
  5. The gorgeous 1840 Cedar Grove Mansion Inn is proud of the apple-size Union cannonball still embedded in a parlor wall. (photo: Chris Granger)
  6. In between sets at Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale, Miss., which is co-owned by actor Morgan Freeman. (photo: Chris Granger)
  7. Cat Head, a store devoted to blues music and folk art, in Clarksdale. (photo: Chris Granger)
  8. The cemetery at Vicksburg National Military Park. (photo: Chris Granger)

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