Christone Kingfish Ingram Clarksdale Blues Prodigy

He is a Mississippi Delta Boy and he is going viral! By POOR WILLIAM Clarksdale, Mississippi VIDEO and PHOTOS Christon Kingfish Ingram is a “bad boy” to be such a good boy; meaning his always improving guitar skills place him on par with some of the finest guitarists to ever have plucked some strings. Clarksdalians and […]

Delta Blues Museum Blues Trail Marker Unveiling

By PANNY MAYFIELD (Clarkdale, Mississippi) Despite overcast chilly skies, a large crowd attended the prestigious Mississippi Heritage Blues Trail marker unveiling honoring Clarksdale’s Delta Blues Museum Thursday afternoon, April 11. Speaking on the program beneath the canopy facing the marker are

Coahoma to Sonoma County Blues Festival – We like the sounds of that!

  While Clarksdale welcomes the American Idol Small Town Audition Bus Tour this Sunday at the Delta Blues Museum, two of our favorite musicians – Watermelon Slim and Lightnin’ Malcolm – will be serenading our good friends Bill Bowker and Charlie Musselwhite of KRSH, plus a whole lotta lucky folks in Petaluma, California. COAHOMA TO […]

Legends Magazine presents: THE JUKE JOINT FAITHFUL by Billy and Madge and Ken

  Increasingly popular Legends Magazine Presents THE JUKE JOINT FAITHFUL Blues enthusiasts descend on CLARKSDALE for speak-to-the-soul music WORDS by BILLY HOWELL PHOTOGRAPHS by MADGE MARLEY HOWELL of the DB and KEN FLYNT of Legends Check out Magical Madge’s photography and Poor William’s words about Clarksdale‘s insanely popular Juke Joint Festival in Clarksdale in Legends […]

Morgan Freeman and Bill Luckett Call It Quits with Clarksdale’s Madidi Restaurant – SIGN SAYS CLOSED

(Clarksdale, Mississippi) It was a leap year not to be forgotten in Clarksdale, heart of the Mississippi Delta, and home to the once vibrant Madidi Restaurant. Sadly, owners Morgan Freeman and Bill Luckett changed the locks and closed the doors for good at Madidi at the end of the day Wednesday, February 29, 2012, after […]

WROX is Alive and Well and Streaming from Clarksdale – heart of the Mississippi Delta

  WROX Radio is Alive and Well and Streaming from Clarksdale – heart of the Mississippi Delta The first time I tuned in my car radio to listen to the new WROX on 105.7 FM it was nightime, I was feeling no pain, in a good mood, and headed home to Poor William after an […]

What in the World are You Planning To Do? Posted 7-27-11

VIDEOS included.← Ok, it’s another week in Clarksdale and Coahoma County and beyond. Have we done ANYTHING? Well, not much but a little. What ranks WAY up there is Delta Bohemian Clifford Davis’s impromptu serenade while hangin’ in Rust Restaurant’s Bar. WATCH THE VIDEO. Also, Magical Madge made a quick visit to Oxford to the […]

Whether We Listen To It or Not – an unconventional book review and video interview – Hidden History of Mississippi Blues

An unconventional Book Review and Video Interview of Roger Stolle and his Hidden History of Mississippi Blues Whether We Listen To It or Not Whether We Admit It or Not Whether We Know It or Not An unconventional Book Review and Video Interview of Roger Stolle and his Hidden History of Mississippi Blues By Magical […]

the FOOT

the FOOT By Poor William  →VIDEO INCLUDED← The evening began with the latent voice of Pontificus Minimus stilling Poor William’s jocular, often loquaciousness (OR) often jocular, loquaciousness. As, “W” might say, “That’s for you thinkers out there!” The tawdry lad had nothing to say—rendered speechless, he was! Alas, what shall he do? Slacking of late […]

Blues Music Awards 2011 – A Delta Bohemian Perspective

  VIDEO plus PHOTOS The DELTA BOHEMIANS® Magical Madge and Poor William recently attended their first Blues Music Awards (BMA’s) in Memphis along with Delta Bohemian’s Roger Stolle, owner of Cat Head Delta Blues and Folk Art in Clarksdale, Mississippi; Becky Bobo, friend of the Magical one’s; Sarah Ruskey, cool-ass wife of Quapaw Canoe Company’s […]

Delta Bohemian – what is it?

Madge Howell and Billy Howell have created the Delta Bohemian website at www.deltabohemian.com Check it out and see what you think!