Charlie Patton’s War Does not Suck! – Juke Joint

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And, that’s for damn sure! By BILLY “POOR WILLIAM” HOWELL CLARKSDALE, Mississippi One of our finest Southern superlatives includes the qualifier “… ain’ all bad!” As in, “she ain’ all bad; that cold beer, well, it ain’ all bad; or, that porterhouse steak Johnny just bought us, hell, it ain’ all bad!” It’s just the same […]

Joey Young: Tallahatchie County Boy & Clarksdale Artist Shows His Stuff in Memphis

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By Poor William MEMPHIS, Tennessee VIDEOS in post A “way cool” fourth-floor loft apartment in downtown Memphis provided a fine, urban backdrop for Clarksdale artist Joey Young to show his “stuff” last Sunday evening. Poor William tagged along to cover the event, drink some wine, chew on some black beans and flans and portage Joey’s […]

Wii Dance Sendoff to Magical at Salon de Boheme

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Wii Dance Sendoff to Magical at the Salon de Boheme   The Salon de Boheme was the sight of a surprise sendoff party for Magical Madge given by several of her former employees from Madidi! In attendance were Poor William, Magical Madge, Peggy Lloyd, Korey Lewis and boyfriend Michael, Darby Lamb, Joey Young, Abraham Fox, […]

Local Clarksdale Arteests doin’ what Clarksdale Arteests do – hangin’, listening to the blues and fellowshipping

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(Clarksdale, Mississippi) Clarksdale local gallery owners and artists/musicians Bradley Gordon of Gordon Gallery, Joey Young or Lambfish Art Company and Stan Street of Hambone Art Gallery….all in the Mississippi Delta….captured on a night at Ground Zero Blues Club.