In Detroit he founded vocal group the Falcons, which also included Prattville's Wilson Pickett and Clarksdale , Mississippi's Mack Rice, before all three went on to solo careers. Floyd's biggest hit was “Knock on Wood,” which he co-wrote with guitarist...
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Jackson Clarion Ledger On Monday, the Business Ministerial Alliance of Mississippi announced its support for an initiative Banks proposed during the election season: a payment in lieu of taxes plan, in which churches and other non-profits would...
5/17/2017
Financial Times Sir, Your recent travel article on Clarksdale , Mississippi , and other southern music destinations missed the mark (“Highway 61 revisited”, Life & Arts, April 8). Your writer stopped at Morgan Freeman's Ground Zero, which is a Hollywood...
4/25/2017
Tuscaloosa News CLARKSDALE , Miss. — The Mississippi Delta has no shortage of museums, historic attractions and clubs devoted to the blues. But visitors will find the region has many other stories to tell, from the cotton plantations where...
4/25/2017
FOX13 Memphis The Clarksdale Police Department is investigating a deadly hit-and-run accident that happened Friday night. Police tell FOX13 Kelly Myers, 50, of Jackson, Mississippi was struck and killed in the 300 block of State Street around 9 p.m.....
4/24/2017