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Featured Videos & Podcasts

Since 1979, the Delta Blues Museum continues its quest to bring excitement to and educate people about the Blues and Blues History through numerous exhibits, special events, educational classes, and much more.

Here, we are featuring videos and podcasts for your viewing and listening pleasure to further your knowledge of the Blues, the Museum and our very own Museum Band.

Juke Joint Festival
PBS News Hour

Video taken during the 2019 Juke Joint Festival in the 40th anniversary year of the Delta Blues Museum.
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Video courtesy of PBS Newshour Facebook

Delta Blues Museum
National Endowment for the Arts Interview

Interview between Shelley Ritter, Director of the Delta Blues Museum and Josephine Reed of the National Endowment for the Arts.
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Charlie Musselwhite
WROX Radio Interview

Video of Charlie Musselwhite interview with Paul Wilson of WROX, Clarksdale talking about the Delta Blues Museum and John Lee Hooker.
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Interview courtesy of WROX, Clarksdale

Uncensored History of the Blues Podcast
The Mississippi Roots of John Lee Hooker

The Delta Blues Museum's Uncensored Blues Podcast takes a raw look at the early history of recorded blues in the U.S. Each show includes a series of rare pre-war blues tracks and some discussion of those songs.
Listen Here OR iTunes

Charlie Musselwhite
Spontaneous Jam

Video of Charlie Musselwhite with Lightnin' Malcolm and Doyle Bramhall having a spontaneous jam in The Juke Joint Chapel.
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Credit: Harp and Soul

Respect the Kid
A Tribute to Mister Johnnie

Throughout his lifetime, Johnnie was dedicated to the blues and the Delta youth, teaching them music, professionalism, and self-respect.
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A True Delta Project and Lucky Find Production

"Gas Man" Jones & The Stone Gas Band
"From the Archives"

Interviews, commentaries and a live performance of Arthneice "Gas Man" Jones in 1991 during a "Juke Joint Saturday Night" at Barbara's Blue Diamond Lounge.
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supported in part by : Mississippi Humanities Council; National Endowment of the Arts; and the Mississippi Arts Commission

Deeper Roots

With donations raised through the Deeper Roots Campaign, the Delta Blues Museum will be able to offer even more to visitors and students. Here you can watch the Deeper Roots video narrated by Morgan Freeman.
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video by Camp Friday Films

History of the King Biscuit Festival
"From the Archives"

Terry Buckalew leads a discussion about the history of the King Biscuit Festival, its roots, the music involved and more.
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supported in part by : Mississippi Humanities Council; National Endowment of the Arts; and the Mississippi Arts Commission

"Plant N' The Blues"

In celebration of his 2012 Kennedy Center Honors award for an indelible contribution to rock-n-roll, the Delta Blues Museum pays tribute to the one and only Robert Plant.
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video courtesy of Mississippi Public Broadcasting

2012 Sunflower Festival Meeting
25 Years of the Sunflower River & Blues Festival

Sunflower Festival 2012 meeting regarding history of the festival, benefits of the festival, festival planning and more.
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supported in part by : Mississippi Humanities Council; National Endowment of the Arts; and the Mississippi Arts Commission

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite
The Tonight Show

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite performed "I Don’t Believe a Word You Say", a track from their new CD "Get Up" on The Tonight Show January 22, 2013.
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video courtesy of The Tonight Show and nbc.com

DBM Band
From Clarksdale to Kansas City, Vol. 1

Released 2011, the Delta Blues Museum Band's first CD features our very own students with contributions of Charlie Musselwhite, Bill Abel and Daddy Rich.
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made possible by a grant courtesy of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation and recorded at Vincent Productions in Clarksdale, MS

Uncensored History of the Blues Podcast

The Delta Blues Museum's Uncensored Blues Podcast takes a raw look at the early history of recorded blues in the U.S. Each show includes a series of rare pre-war blues tracks and some discussion of those songs.
Listen Here OR iTunes

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Catch up on your Blues History and various Blues Artists through our Explore & Learn Programs.
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This site made possible through the support of Mississippi Arts Commission, National Endowment for the Humanities and the Rock River Foundation.




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1 Blues Alley
Clarksdale, MS 38614
Phone: 662-627-6820
Email: info@deltabluesmuseum.org