Pilgrimages to the ‘Land Where The Blues Began’ ….
In this section 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.
“Tried and Tested USA Festival Road Trips – 1” by Paul and Cathy
“Tried and Tested USA Festival Road Trips – 2” by Paul and Cathy
“Deep South EarlyBlues Tour “ – by Alan & Christine White
“Railroadin’ Some Book Signing Tour : Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas” by Max Haymes (edited by Alan White)
“Annual Road Trip to the Mississippi Delta” (in four episodes) – by Keith Murphy, with complementary photos by Alan White
“Down The Dirt Road : Travelling the Southern States”” (in five episodes) – by Courtland Bresner
For anyone planning a trip, then these are very good reference books:
Blues Travelling : The Holy Sites of Delta Blues
by Steve Cheseborough
Published by University Press of MIssissippi
Lonely Planet Road Trip: Blues & BBQ
by Tom Downs
Published by Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd