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"Join me on a trip through Mississippi blues history — past and present. The first two-thirds of my book includes chapters covering what customers ask about the most in my CAT HEAD blues store here in Clarksdale, Mississippi — from the origins of the blues to cotton, juke joints and The Crossroads. The back third of the book features personal interviews with the real-deal Delta bluesmen who were there and lived to tell about it — from Honeyboy Edwards to T-Model Ford." — Roger Stolle, author


"Placed together, the words and photos of Hidden History of Mississippi Blues bring a music, history and people to the printed page in a purposely intimate way leaving readers rooting for the bluesmen and pondering the future of music." — DeSoto magazine

"Stolle fulfills his aim to introduce new fans to blues history, revive the passion for blues in those already acquainted with it, and to have fun doing it. The book is segmented into seven chapters and one of the calling cards for Mississippians and Mississippi appreciators interested in the blues is Stolle's balanced approach in analyzing cause and effect without disparaging the haves or the have-nots. Stolle allows the lives and the music to enjoy center stage." — Mississippi Legends magazine

Hidden History of Mississippi Blues by Roger Stolle

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