Jump to content
The Klipsch Audio Community
Sign in to follow this  
thebes

Goin Down to the Delta

Recommended Posts

Was born & raised in Greenville

Me too. I lived there until I was 8. Then moved to Starkville.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Marty,

Thanks for bumping this old thread.

brings back some sweet memories.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Famed author David Cohn once said "The Mississippi Delta begins in the lobby of The Peabody Hotel and ends on Catfish Row in Vicksburg."

He was stretching it a might as NO part of Memphis or Vicksburg is in the Delta, both are in the hills. NO hills in the Delta, only Indian Mounds & Levees. The rise to the Delta is very prominent going via Highway 61, either way; that is South (always caps for South) to Vicksburg, just as you cross the Yazoo river bridge, and north (never caps for north) to Memphis.

OLD THREAD ALERT

Was born & raised in Greenville. Listening to Charley Pride. The Delta is a good place to be FROM.

A drive through in the Winter will still give you the Blues.

Where's it begin, and where's it end? Never heard an exact description.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Mound City Greyhound stop is classic delta. Say whose that climbing on board the bus labeled "Chicago.?

Is that BB King?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

So where do we head next.?

Back, my friend. Way back to the crossroads.

Dave

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Went to college in Starkvegas & fell in love with Klipsch there, too.

Me too. Ideal Acoustics I recall?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Went to college in Starkvegas & fell in love with Klipsch there, too.

Me too. Ideal Acoustics I recall?

Yes, it's gone now, too.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

So where do we head next.?

Back, my friend. Way back to the crossroads.

Dave

The Southern cross the Yeller 'Dawg in Moorhead, Mississippi. I was Nat'l Guard Company Commander there.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Oh the heat's still risin, a tropical storm front just passed through leaving behind sweat and geeters and with the dusk settling in, evenings first fireflies. 

 

The bus is pullin in right now for a pickup.  Now who is that holding Sippie Wallace's bags?  Dang if it ain't Charlie Patton  and Fred McDowell. Woulda never figured those two for gentlemen. 

 

so who else wants to jump on board.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Got.the blues rereading  this whole thread.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...