Museum News


Sam Carr, the famous blues drummer from Mississippi has died. Another Delta musician of the old school has left the (blues) world.  I heard of Sam Carr for the very first time when I lived in Europe in the early sixties. Carr's father was the 1930’s blues guitar player and vocalist Robert Nighthawk, who composed the famous song

Falling Leaves, Cooler Weather???

Yes it looks like fall and we’re waiting for the hot sultry days of summer to pass.  But things are still heating up here in Clarksdale.  The museum Is open Thursday through Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm, but if your planning your Clarksdale visit on other weekdays, call ahead to schedule an appointment.  …

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