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Experience Delta Blues Museum During John Lee Hooker Month!

[Clarksdale, Mississippi - August 04, 2020]

Dear Blues Fan,

The Museum has re-opened to the public! We hope to see you soon, but in case you can't drop in, join us to celebrate John Lee Hooker Month by visiting our online Gift Shop.

John Lee Hooker's birth is uncertain. He was born August 22nd, in either 1912 or 1917, and either in Tutwiler or Clarksdale. However, what is a fact is that his distinctive style of boogie blues mixing elements from the Delta, North Mississippi Hill Country and "talking blues" definitely rocked the house during his long career.

Our Gift Shop has a variety of Hooker recordings, from greatest hits collections to hard-to-find classics and a limited edition vinyl rarity. We also have a special JLH tee shirt that features the "Boogie Blues" master in full performance mode, a fascinating biography, and an exclusive photographic print of Hooker with fellow Clarksdale legend Ike Turner by noted blues photographer and producer Dick Waterman.

Get re-acquainted with this Delta legend: Shop here. Your purchases support our work at the Delta Blues Museum. Thanks!

Be cool in these hot summer months with a Delta Blues Museum tee that features our exclusive Delta designs. Choose from "Home of the Blues", "Bottle Tree", or "Folk Sign" graphics in a variety of colors: yellow, teal, green, denim, white, and blue. Choose from lightweight vintage to heavy duty styles, from short sleeve to long sleeve. To see more styles and colors, click here.

You're receiving this email because you have previously purchased goods or services from our online Gift Shop. Many thanks for your orders. Your purchases support our mission to preserve and present the story of the Delta Blues. We deeply appreciate that support.

For more information about the Delta Blues Museum, see our website.



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Thanks for your continued and future support!

Shelly Ritter, Director

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Museum Contact information

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#1 Blues Alley Lane
Clarksdale, MS 38614
Phone: 662-627-6820