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Robert Lockwood Jr.: Blues From The Delta

John Sinclair, Detroit Metro Times, Summer 1990

THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA, that fertile strip of silt-rich land stretching south from Memphis to Jackson on the east and Vicksburg on the river, has for a hundred years produced a swift-flowing stream of deep, emotionally-charged music which gradually came to flood the entire world with the sound and feeling of the blues.

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