Riding the Mississippi Blues Trail: Part One

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Ironically, they both left MS for Memphis in the same year to better themselves. Mississippi claims to be the “birthplace of America’s music” in their promotional literature. It seems that when it comes to blues they have a good claim.

Bracketology: My NCAA Tournament Picks

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Hopefully this graphic displays clearly - my heart is with UConn but I'm not convinced they can get by Memphis or beat whomever comes out of the other brackets (in my scenario, Pitt or North Carolina). But I can't see them getting by Memphis.

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Parts to a Whole: Liz Sweibel and Ben Butler

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West, Memphis Tennessee. If you are in the Memphis area, I certainly encourage you to take in this show. My friend Liz Sweibel and Ben Butler are presenting an interesting art show: Parts to a Whole. It opened on September 22 at the Medicine Factory , located at 85 Virginia Ave.

My Top Twelve New Orleans Jazz Fest 2013 Moments: Part Two

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When he was young and playing his blues in Memphis he was hesitant to come down to New Orleans and play in front of them.  This was my first New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival so I bought a WWOZ Brass Pass to attend every day.

Many Companies Hiring Social Media Director Without a Plan

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Another infamous one involved James Andrews, a vice-president at the PR firm Ketchum flew to Memphis to talk to employees at FedEx, one of the agency's largest clients, about digital media. Shortly after landing in Memphis, he wrote on his Twitter account, @keyinfluencer: "True confession but I'm in one of those towns where I scratch my head and say, 'I would die if I had to live here.'