Artist - Sam Carr

Learn about Sam Carr from the perspectives of professional blues musicians such as Terry "Big T" Williams and Andrew "Shine" Turner.

These videos are made possible through grants from the Mississippi Arts Commission, and the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area.

Filmed by local filmmaker Coop Cooper.

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Terry "Big T" Williams

"Big T" discusses how Sam Carr defined the beat of the Jelly Roll Kings and how Sam would talk to him and inspire him with knowledge about the blues.

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Andrew "Shine" Turner

Andrew "Shine" Turner tours the Sam Carr exhibit at the Delta Blues Museum and shares his stories of meeting and friendships with Sam and other blues musicians.

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