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This is the grave of Sonny Boy Williamson. Born at some point in the late nineteenth or early twentieth century and probably either in Greenwood or Glendora, Mississippi, Aleck Miller, later known as Sonny Boy Williamson, was a strange dude. He refused to say how old he was. This 1908 date on the gravestone is […]
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This is the grave of James Cotton. Born in Tunica, Mississippi in 1935, Cotton was heavily influenced by the blues musicians a generation older than he in the Delta. He was a particular fan of Sonny Boy Williamson. As a boy, he and his uncle moved to West Helena, Arkansas, which happened to be where […]
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