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The blues is more than music. It’s a state of mind. A true mixture of mood, melody and melancholy. And nowhere is that more apparent than the place the blues was born—and gave birth itself to country music and later rock & roll.
Mississippi is home to a staggering number of noteworthy notes in the musical melody that is the history of the blues, and the Mississippi Blues Trail is your map to discovering them for yourself.
To learn more about the history of the blues and its impact on Mississippi, visit www.msbluestrail.org or click on the Blues Trail Markers on the map below.
Whether you're a die-hard blues fan or a casual traveler in search of an interesting trip, you'll find facts you didn't know, places you've never seen, and you'll gain a new appreciation for the area that gave birth to the blues. View Mississippi Blues Trail in a larger map
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