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Sunday, November 23, 2014

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Oxford’s link to blues highlighted

A new Mississippi Blues Trail marker was unveiled on Wednesday with local musicians Herbert Wiley and Bill Perry Sr there to celebrate the occasion along with a small crowd that gathered on the Square. (October 13, 2011, Page 1)

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    Book offers another way to experience the blues

    Think the “blues” can only be experienced through songs and music? Think again – and read Editor Don Whitten’s review of “Delta Blues,” an anthology of blues stories set in and around the Mississippi Delta. Whitten mentions stories by the likes of John Grisham, James Lee Burke, Ace Atkins, Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly, and Alice Jackson. (March 26, 2010, Page 4A)

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