"Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly that you hardly catch it going."
~Tennessee Williams, beloved playwright born in Columbus, Mississippi
“I pretty much approach every season never thinking about what I accomplished the year before."
~Jerry Rice, widely regarded as the greatest wide receiver ever to play in football, born in Starkville, Mississippi
October 13, 1962
Click Robert Johnson born in Hazelhurst, MS and hear him sing
Don't forget the Heartworm Preventative!
Listen to "I'll Take You There"
by the Staples Singers.
Pops Staples was born in Winoma, MS.
" You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution."
~Robert F. Kennedy
Click Muddy Waters "Got my Mojo Workin' ....
The MS- born great Muddy Waters.
Born April 4, 1913
Issaquena County, Mississippi,
April 30, 1983 (aged 70)
Click Cardinal to hear
"The only journey is the journey within."
Rainer Maria Rilke
Click John to hear MS-born John Lee Hooker and Santana in "Chill Out."
Elvis Presley was born in
Tupelo on January 8, 1935.
Click album cover to hear MS- born founding member Allman Brothers Johanny Johanson and fellow bandmates play "Statesboro Blues."
Click to hear Leland, MS born Johnny Winter sing "Jumpin Jack Flash."
"The gifts of God should be enjoyed by all citizens in Mississippi. "
~Medgar Evers, Civil Rights leader
July 2, 1925 (age 91), Decatur, Mississippi
Died: June 12, 1963
Click Elvis to hear "Are You Lonesome Tonight?"
"Birthplace of America's Music"
George Cummings played with Dr.Hook in the 70's and 80's,..he's from Meridian, Listen with the roosters to "On the Cover of the Rolling Stone. "
Click deer to hear Cassandra Wilson, born in Jackson, MS,
Born: December 25, 1946
Week for the Animals
October 21-29, 2017!
Mississippi Week for the Animals
Mississippi is a southern U.S. state with the Mississippi River to its west, the state of Alabama to its east, and the Gulf of Mexico to the south. Its Mississippi Delta region is considered the birthplace of blues music, honored at the Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale. Also in the region is the Vicksburg National Military Park, preserving the site of a critical Civil War battle.
Born: September 24, 1936, Greenville, MS
Died: May 16, 1990, NYC
Born: January 29, 1954
in Kosciusko, Mississippi