Tour Guide - Dione Thomas

Tour the museum with blues drummer Dione Thomas as he share his experiences and stories of local Delta Blues Musicians, who were also his friends, mentors, and Delta Blues Museum music teachers.

These videos are made possible through a grant from the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area.

Filmed by local filmmaker Coop Cooper.

Wesley Jefferson Band

Blues drummer Dione Thomas shares his experiences with the Wesley Jefferson Band featuring guitar player Doctor Mike; the Stone Gas Band and playing with Mr. Johnnie Billington.

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Mr. Johnnie Billington

Join Dione Thomas, blues drummer, as he shares stories of when he met Mr. Johnnie Billington, and the impact he had on Dione's life as a musician.

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Foster "Tater" Wiley

Blues drummer, Dione Thomas, talks about Foster "Tater" Wiley, the friendships Tater had in Clarksdale and how he loved being an entertainer.

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This publication was made possible through support provided by the National Park Service through Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area Partnership, Inc. and its Fiscal Agent, Delta State University, under the terms of Agreement No. H5041-10-0022. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Park Service, the Mississippi Delta National Heritage AreaPartnership, Inc. or Delta State University.

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