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The 8th Annual Clarksdale Film Festival.

8th Annual Clarksdale Film Festival

Screenings at: The New Roxy 363 Issaquena Ave. Grandma’s Sports Bar 115 3rd Steet Featured Films: Two Trains Running Shake Sister Shake Chasing Trane (the John Coltrane Documentary) Mr. Handy’s Blues Fannie Lou Hammer: STAND UP Talking Black in America  

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Clarksdale bluesman, Robert "Bilbo" Walker.

Clarksdale Bluesman Passes On

RIP Robert “Bilbo” Walker (CLARKSDALE – via Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art)  One of the last Mississippi Delta bluesmen of his generation has passed. 80-year-old ROBERT “BILBO” WALKER has moved on to his beloved Promised Land. The duckwalking, zoot-suited blues-rocker had been undergoing cancer-related treatments in California since his King Biscuit and Clarksdale’s […]

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