I am Tom Freeland, a lawyer in Oxford, Mississippi. The picture in the header is my law office. I'm on Twitter as NMissC

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Bobby Rush, Vashti Jackson, and Jesse Robinson play the Lamar Lounge in Oxford

Today was an over-the-top Oxford day– the Southern Culture Center’s Music Conference, Thacker Mountain, a reception for the blues show at the University Museum, a Mississippi all-star blues concert at the Lamar Lounge.   We took in a lot of it, but the highlight was the blues show at the Lamar.

This was one […]

Tomorrow (Thursday) Bobby Rush & Chitlin’ Circuit on Thacker Mountain

Tomorrow night, it’s friends of the blog Bobby Rush (THE KING OF THE CHITLIN’ CIRCUIT), Preston Lauterbach (author of a recent history of the Chitlin’ Circuit) and Bill “Howlin’ Mad” Perry


on Thacker Mountain Radio at 6:00 in Oxford. Be […]

Bobby Rush– 4:30 June 26th at the Hill Country Picnic

I’m going to post some video from some of the performers on the Hill Country Picnic, which is June 26th and 27th in Potts Camp, Mississippi.

One of the performers at this year’s Hill Country Picnic (as in the past) is Bobby Rush, whose been playing the chitlin circuit for something like 50 years.  […]