19th Sunflower Blues Fest
August 11-13, 2006
Maybe you saw some of these people & places!
The Early Wright Blues Heritage Award
award honors "The Soul Man" of WROX radio who became
Mississippi's first African American DJ in 1947. The Award has been presented
each year since 1991 to non-musicians judged to "preserve, promote, and
perpetuate blues in the Mississippi Delta". The 2006 winner was Big Red
of Red's Lounge, located at 395 Sunflower Ave. on the "Blues" side
of the tracks. For history of the Award & prior winners click here.
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