Blues Trail Unveiling Honoring the Dickinson Family
For Immediate Release
Enjoying Hernando's unveiling of a Mississippi Blues Trail
Marker Thursday honoring the celebrated Jim Dickinson Family
of North Mississippi are from left (Luther Dickinson's family
including his wife, six-year-old daughter, and one-year-old
infant, Luther, his mother Mary Dickinson, and brother, Cody
who are principals in the North Mississippi AllStars. The late
Jim Dickinson was a pioneer in the Memphis sound recently publicized
in the documentary film 'Take Me To the River,' and his sons
continue his legacy fusing North Mississippi hill country music
with rock 'n roll into a global experience. The unveiling took
place before a large crowd outside Hernando's Public Library.
The AllStars perform internationally and have headlined Clarksdale's
Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival two times including
one appearance with their father.
Guitarist Luther Dickinson performs with Cody before the Blues Trail unveiling.
Photos Credit: Panny Mayfield