What I Learned from White Lightnin Malcolm

A Hill Country Blues Foot Soldier “Always be thankful and have a thankful heart; it makes the sun shine better!” – Steve Lightnin Malcolm Anyone who has taken a precursory look at deltabohemian.com over the last five-plus years will easily ascertain Lightnin Malcolm as being Poor William’s favorite musician. His lyrics, music, work ethic and […]

Mississippi Delta Rapids and a Rider ‘fore the Storm

Take a Delta Bohemian Back Road Excursion By POOR WILLIAM Clarksdale, Mississippi VIDEO Flat lands got rapids too, ya know! The Mississippi Delta has long been heralded as having some of the most fertile soil this side of the River Nile; we ‘bout as flat too! Drainage ditches skirting crop turn rows are a fixture […]

Sounds Around Town in Clarksdale April 24 – 30th 2013

  Presented by ROGER STOLLE of Cat Head (Clarksdale, Mississippi) Here is your SOUNDS AROUND TOWN in CLARKSDALE. Listing of all the Live Music going on in town including Red’s Blues Lounge, Ground Zero Blues Club, Bluesberry Cafe, Hambone Gallery, Hopson Commissary, Stone Pony, and our FRIDAY AT THE STAGE. Check out Roger’s April 2, 2013 BLUES […]

Mississippi DELTA BOHEMIAN Moments: Becky – a SAAB – and Hopson Commissary in Clarksdale

  Becky – a SAAB – and Hopson Commissary   VIDEO IN POST – The Delta Bohemians were in attendance at Hopson Commissary on Sunday afternoon for a multiple-band, musical fundraiser to help defray medical expenses for Ronnie Drew, owner of Bluestown Music on Delta Avenue in downtown Clarksdale. The weather was beautiful, the music […]

Photos of Another Sunday Afternoon at Hopson and the Shack Up Inn: Pinetop Perkins Homecoming and Cameron N’ Malcolm

Photos of Another Sunday Afternoon at   Hopson Commissary and Shack Up Inn:   Pinetop Perkins Homecoming Celebration plus Malcolm Lightnin’ and Cameron Kimbrough   Two major gigs were going down in Hopson, Mississippi on Sunday, October 9th. The Shack Up Inn had local blues favorites, Cameron Kimbrough and Lightnin’ Malcolm rocking the Juke Joint […]

More Photos to accompany the Watcha Gonna Do With So Much To Do article. Posted 10-5-11

More Photos to accompany the Watcha Gonna Do With So Much To Do article. Posted 10-5-11 Sometimes it is just easier to stop trying to fix something and do something different. For some unknown reason our second photo gallery would not load on the Watcha Gonna Do post for 10-5-11. Maybe we can only put […]

Watcha Gonna Do With So Much To Do? Posted 10-5-11

(Clarksdale, Mississippi) PHOTOS and VIDEO Two Unedited Videos Cassidy Bayou Gallery Grand Opening Party in Sumner, MS

Watcha Gonna Do? Posted 3-31-11

Watcha Gonna Do? Posted 3-31-11     Watcha Gonna Do in Clarksdale/Coahoma County this week?  

A Conversation with Pinetop Perkins

A Conversation with Pinetop Perkins By POOR WILLIAM   The legendary Grammy-winning blues pianist Willie “Pinetop” Perkins died Monday, March 21, 2011, in Austin, TX. Pinetop was slated to attend his 12th annual Pinetop Perkins Homecoming Celebration in Clarksdale at Hopson’s Commissary (the plantation where he had been an ace tractor driver) and the Shack […]

Milk Toast We Ain’t!

CLARKSDALE, Mississippi LISTEN TO THE RECORDING of the Delta Bohemian leaving Clarksdale in the Mississippi Delta and headed to Oxford HERE: Poor William: We Ain’t Milk Toast Poor William felt like pontificating, as he often does, to all you folks out there in Radioland. Have a listen to this impromptu recording (see the link at the end) while […]