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  1. Lake Forest Obituary: Armiger H. "Joe" SommersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Patch.com

    Armiger H. "Joe" Sommers of Lake Forest Place, in Lake Forest, IL, died peacefully and with trust in Jesus on May 23, 2015 at the age of 94. He was born on June 15, 1920 to John and Marguerite Sommers in Clarksdale, Mississippi, the youngest of three children. He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Catherine Lenore nee Olson and by their five children and spouses: John L. Sommers, Richard L. Sommers, Robert A. Sommers, Mary C. Specht and Elizabeth A. Pierret.

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  2. New project in U.S. South promotes music 'triangle'Read the original story

    Monday May 25 | BayouBuzz.com

    A Americana Music TriangleA will help attract tourists and spur music-related preservation efforts on Thursday, April 30, 2015 in Clarksdale, Miss. The Americana Music Triangle seeks to promote locations that contributed to the birth of nine of AmericaA s most well-known music genres in Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama.

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  3. What to see in the Mississippi DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | CNN

    ... stretch of the South go hand in hand with the woeful tunes. Guitarist Gary Clark Jr. is shown here performing in Clarksdale. Just across a bluff from Mississippi, the city of Memphis, Tennessee, rose from the cotton fortunes across the state line. ...

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  4. Film screening will close a circleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... to the Delta blues in the 60's, its number one on his bucket list. His old friend Watermelon Slim who lives in Clarksdale, Mississippi has invited him down for a visit. Bill "Watermelon Slim" Homans has built a remarkable reputation as a blues ...

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  5. Security guard shot, killed in Clarksdale, MSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The shooting happened around 1 a.m. at the Clarksdale public utility guard house in the 200 block of Hicks Street.

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  6. Security guard shot, killed in Clarksdale, MSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The shooting happened around 1 a.m. at the Clarksdale public utility guard house in the 200 block of Hicks Street.

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  7. a Americana Music Trianglea promotes locations at the root of our nationa s musical genresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Watertown Daily Times

    Led by Nashville preservationist Aubrey Preston, a group of historians and music lovers have come up with the “Americana Music Triangle.” Stretching from Nashville to Memphis to New Orleans - and encompassing points in between - the triangle includes locations in the South that contributed to the birth of the musical genres, from Clarksdale, Miss., the home of blues masters Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, to Muscle Shoals, Ala., site of the famed music studio where Aretha Franklin, the Rolling Stones and many others recorded songs.

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  8. New project in US South promotes music 'triangle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Led by Nashville preservationist Aubrey Preston, a group of historians and music lovers have come up with the "Americana Music Triangle." Stretching from Nashville to Memphis to New Orleans and encompassing points in between the triangle includes locations in the South that contributed to the birth of the musical genres, from Clarksdale, Mississippi, the home of blues masters Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, to Muscle Shoals, Alabama, site of the famed music studio where Aretha Franklin, the Rolling Stones and many others recorded songs.

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  9. Thursday's obituariesRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Oxford Eagle Online Edition

    Elease Hite - 76, a homemaker, died May 5, 2015. Funeral services are Saturday at 3 p.m. at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home Chapel in Clarksdale, with burial in Memorial Gardens.

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  10. New project in South promotes music 'triangle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | SFGate

    Led by Nashville preservationist Aubrey Preston , a group of historians and music lovers have come up with the Americana Music Triangle. Stretching from Nashville to Memphis to New Orleans - and encompassing points in between - the triangle includes locations in the South that contributed to the birth of the musical genres, from Clarksdale, Miss., the home of blues masters Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker , to Muscle Shoals, Ala., site of the famed music studio where Aretha Franklin , the Rolling Stones and many others recorded songs.

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  11. Music lovers: take the Americana Music Triangle road tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Globe and Mail

    Omar Gordon, 24, plays the guitar in front of the Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art store on Thursday, April 30, 2015 in Clarksdale, Miss. Omar Gordon, 24, plays the guitar in front of the Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art store on Thursday, April 30, 2015 in Clarksdale, Miss.

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  12. Americana Music Triangle: Tupelo located in the center of the Gold Record RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Newms360.com

    ... a kickoff that has stops in Franklin, Tennessee; Florence, Alabama; Lafayette, Louis-iana; Helena, Arkansas; Clarksdale and Tupelo. "It's a special day for Tupelo. Nothing puts us on the map like music," Shelton said. "It's an important part of who ...

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  13. Muddy WatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Daily Kos

    ... He is often considered the "father of modern Chicago blues". Muddy Waters grew up on Stovall Plantation near Clarksdale, Mississippi and by age seventeen was playing the guitar at parties, emulating local blues artists Son House and Robert Johnson. ...

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  14. Americana Music Triangle creates road map for southern US music genresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Fox News

    Led by Nashville preservationist Aubrey Preston, a group of historians and music lovers have come up with the "Americana Music Triangle." Stretching from Nashville to Memphis to New Orleans - and encompassing points in between - the triangle includes locations in the South that contributed to the birth of the musical genres, from Clarksdale, Mississippi, the home of blues masters Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, to Muscle Shoals, Alabama, site of the famed music studio where Aretha Franklin, the Rolling Stones and many others recorded songs.

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  15. New project in US South promotes music "triangle"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Daily Journal

    Led by Nashville preservationist Aubrey Preston, a group of historians and music lovers have come up with the "Americana Music Triangle." Stretching from Nashville to Memphis to New Orleans - and encompassing points in between - the triangle includes locations in the South that contributed to the birth of the musical genres, from Clarksdale, Mississippi, the home of blues masters Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker , to Muscle Shoals, Alabama, site of the famed music studio where Aretha Franklin , the Rolling Stones and many others recorded songs.

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  16. Americana Music Triangle to spotlight Muscle Shoals, Nashville, Memphis, New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Alabama Live

    Led by Nashville preservationist Aubrey Preston, a group of historians and music lovers have come up with the "Americana Music Triangle." Stretching from Nashville to Memphis to New Orleans - and encompassing points in between - the triangleincludes locations in the South that contributed to the birth of the musical genres, from Clarksdale, Mississippi, the home of blues masters Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, to Muscle Shoals, Alabama, site of the famed music studio where Aretha Franklin, the Rolling Stones and many others recorded songs.

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  17. Project in the South promotes music 'triangle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Recordpub.com

    ... between -- the triangle includes locations in the South that contributed to the birth of the musical genres, from Clarksdale, Mississippi, the home of blues masters Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, to Muscle Shoals, Alabama, site of the famed music ...

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  18. Young child hit, killed by car in Clarksdale, MSRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to the Coahoma County Coroner, the young girl was hit by a car in the 900 block of Spruce Street just after 2 p.m. She died on the scene.

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  19. New Music Tourism Triangle Connects New Orleans, Nashville and MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Skift

    Led by Nashville preservationist Aubrey Preston, a group of historians and music lovers have come up with the "Americana Music Triangle." Stretching from Nashville to Memphis to New Orleans - and encompassing points in between - the triangle includes locations in the South that contributed to the birth of the musical genres, from Clarksdale, Mississippi, the home of blues masters Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, to Muscle Shoals, Alabama, site of the famed music studio where Aretha Franklin, the Rolling Stones and many others recorded songs.

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  20. Project creates road map of music historyRead the original story

    Saturday May 2 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... between - the triangle includes locations in the South that contributed to the birth of the musical genres, from Clarksdale, Mississippi, the home of blues masters Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, to Muscle Shoals, Alabama, site of the famed music ...

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