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Highway 61: Crossroads on the Blues Highway

First edition The History Press, 2014.

Second edition The Choir Press 2020

A heady mixture of the blues and civil rights unfolds as the reader is taken from Chicago, known as the 'blues capital of the world' down to New Orleans.  For anyone embarking on the journey this is essential reading that ensures the blues pilgrim will get the most from the land where the blues began.

Original photography by Richard Brown.  'The Great Migration Mural' by Marcus Akinlana, Elliott Donnelly Youth Center, Chicago