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Clarksdale, Mississippi



Clarksdale, Mississippi Juke Joint, November 1939


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Clarksdale, Mississippi Juke Joint, November 1939

One night I was layin' down,
I heard mama 'n papa talkin'
I heard papa tell mama, let that boy boogie-woogie,
it's in him, and it got to come out
And I felt so good,
went on boogie'n just the same

~ John Lee Hooker
Coahoma County, Mississippi
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~ Blind Mississippi Morris
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