Notable Blues DJs To Be Honored With Markers In Mississippi

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blues radio disc jockeyAre you a fan of blues music? If so, a number of pioneering radio disc jockeys are being honored Friday afternoon in Mississippi with a Blues Marker, reports the Clarion Ledger.

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Radio disc jockeys, such as William “Dr. Daddy O” Harvey (pictured), Early Wright, and Charles Evers, are just a few of the bluesmen that will be celebrated on the trail.

The Mississippi Blues Trail is along five regions (Hills, Delta, Pines, Coast and River/Capital)  throughout the Magnolia State. The markers tell the stories of notable bluesmen and women, using images and words.

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If you are a blues lover who is nowhere near Mississippi, check out what the trail is all about here:

Past bluesmen and groups who have been honored are Muddy Waters, the Gospel and the Blues, Bobby Rush, and dozens of others.  Watch Waters do his thing here:

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