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"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 

March 26, 1911, Columbus, MS
=February 25, 1983, New York, NY
“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   Starkville, Mississippi
 Robert Johnson 
May 8, 1911 – August 16, 1938
born in Hazelhurst, MS 
Click pic and hear him sing
"Gamblin Man."
Don't forget the Heartworm Preventative!
Listen to "I'll Take You There" 
 by the Staples Singers. 
Click pup.

Pops Staples  
 December 28, 1914,
 Winona, Mississippi‎, 
‎December 19, 2000  Chicago
Muddy Waters 
 "Got my Mojo Workin' ....

Born April 4, 1913
Issaquena County, Mississippi,
April 30, 1983
Westmont, Illinois 
Click Cardinal to hear 
"Animal Teachings."
  "The only journey is the journey within."

     ~Rainer Maria Rilke

John Lee Hooker 
August 22, 1917, Tutwiler, MS
- June 21, 2001, Los Altos, CA 
and Santana in "Chill Out."
Elvis Presley 
 born in 
 January 8, 1935 Tupelo, MS- 
August 16, 1977 , Memphis, TN
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  
Decatur, Mississippi 
- June 12, 1963  Jackson, MS
Click Elvis and dog to hear "I Can't Help Falling in With You!"
"Birthplace of America's Music"
George Cummings 
played with Dr. Hook 
in the 70's and 80's.
He's from Meridian, MS. 

Listen with the roosters to
"On the Cover of the 
Rolling Stone. "
Click to hear Cassandra Wilson, born in Jackson, MS, December 4, 1955 
Jimmy Buffett 
Born: December 25, 1946
Pascagoula, Mississippi
 9th Annual 
Week for the Animals
2024 TBA!
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. 

Mississippi joined the Union as the 20th state in 1817 and gets its name from the Mississippi River, which forms its western border

Jim Henson
 September 24, 1936, Greenville, MS
 May 16, 1990, NYC
Born: January 29, 1954 
in Kosciusko, Mississippi
B.B. King Once Offered his Guitar "Lucille" for Lost Dog Lucille.
BB King 
September 16, 1925, Berclair, MS
 May 14, 2015, Las Vegas, NV
B.B. King, was an American blues singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. He introduced a sophisticated style of soloing based on fluid string bending, shimmering vibrato and staccato picking that influenced many later blues electric guitar players. AllMusic recognized King as "the single most important electric guitarist of the last half of the 20th century".
What Mississippi Taught Bobby Kennedy About Poverty.

by  Ellen B. Meacham
Senator Robert F. Kennedy on a tour of the Mississippi Delta in 1967.
MS Flag by Rocky Vaughn, Sue Anna Joe, Dominique Pugh, Clay Moss, Kara Giles, and the Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Over the course of his career, B.B. King received 18 Grammy Awards, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Kennedy Center Honors. In 1991, he opened B.B. King's Blues Club in Memphis; he later opened clubs in New York, Los Angeles and Connecticut. His autobiography, Blues All Around Me, was published in 1996.
Albert King 
(April 25, 1923 – December 21, 1992),  iconic blues guitarist and singer whose playing influenced many other blues guitarists around the world. 
Audrey Faith Perry
September 21, 1967 
Ridgeland, MS

Pic by John Mathew Smith
Britney Jean Spears
December 2, 1981 
 McComb, MS

Photo by Glenn Francis
Charlie Pride
March 18, 1934, Sledge, MS
- December 12, 2020, Dallas, TX.

American country singer, guitarist, and professional baseball player.
Bo Didley 
December 30, 1928, McComb, MS
June 2, 2008, Archer, FL
Tammy Wynette
May 5, 1942, Itawamba County, MS-
 April 6, 1998, Nashville, TN
Jimmy Rogers
June 3, 1924
Ruleville, Mississippi,

-December 19, 1997

He was raised in Atlanta and Memphis.
Elvis Presley 
Jailhouse Rock
 ('68 Comeback Special)
Archie Manning
 May 19, 1949  
Drew, MS

Manning attended the University of Mississippi in Oxford and was the starting quarterback at Ole Miss for three years. 
played for the New Orleans Saints for 10 full seasons. Beloved football icon. 
On December 10, 1817, Mississippi became the 20th state admitted to the Union. By 1860, Mississippi was the nation's top cotton-producing state and slaves accounted for 55% of the state population.

 This state in the Southeastern region of the United States, bordered to the north by Tennessee; to the east by Alabama; to the south by the Gulf of Mexico; to the southwest by Louisiana; and to the northwest by Arkansas. Mississippi's western boundary is largely defined by the Mississippi River,.
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