This is legendary bluesman Willie King’s tribute to his mother, a very powerful performance about his upbringing in Prairie Point, a community in Noxubee County, Mississippi near the Alabama border.
In this rough-shot video, bluesman Willie King plays before a small dancing audience in a juke joint in Mississippi circa 2007. This is deep-rooted delta blues, rarely seen anymore.
For a real blues experience nothing beats going to a juke joint in the deep South. There aren’t many left, but if you’re willing to go off the beaten track, … Continue reading →
Willie King (March 18, 1943 – March 8, 2009) was an American blues guitarist and singer, known for shunning fame and playing at a local bar in Mississippi. In this … Continue reading →