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A collection waymarks that document the life and music of the artists that shaped the Blues.
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Blues LegendsElvis and the Blues -- Elvis Presley Birthplace, Tupelo MS

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An official Mississippi blues trail historic marker documents Elvis Presley's musical innovations based on the blues

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 11/7/2017

last visited: 8/4/2017

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Blues Legends"The Crossroads" -- US 49 at the US 61, Clarksdale MS

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The most famous spot on the MS blues trail, this crossroads intersection is said to be where Robert Johnson sold his soul to the Devil for the talent to play the blues.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 10/30/2017

last visited: 8/4/2017

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Blues LegendsLimestone City Blues Festival - Kingston, Ontario

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Located at 12 indoor venues in downtown Kingston and 3 outdoor venues including Confederation Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mTn_biKer65

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/15/2017

last visited: never

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Blues LegendsStevie Ray Vaughan - Laurel Land Memorial Park - Dallas, TX

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Guitar legend Stevie Ray Vaughan is buried with his parents in the Vaughan Estate section of Laurel Land Memorial Park, 6000 S R.L. Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 9/13/2017

last visited: 3/29/2014

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Blues LegendsMeridian Rhythm & Blues and Soul Music -- Meridian MS

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A MS Blues Trail marker celebrating Rhythm & Blues and Soul singers from Meridian, including David & Jimmy Ruffin, Al Wilson, Eddie Houston, Pat Brown and Patrice Moncell

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 8/24/2017

last visited: 7/26/2017

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Blues LegendsThe Victory Grill -- Austin TX

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Austin's oldest blues club, The Victory Grill originally opened in 1947 as a place where African American servicemen could dine and hear some jazz and blues music

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 5/8/2017

last visited: 3/15/2017

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Blues LegendsChicago History Museum Blues Exhibit - Chicago, IL

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Chicago- home of the Blues Brothers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/18/2017

last visited: 6/24/2011

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Blues LegendsDr. Clarence Horatio "Big" Miller - Edmonton, Alberta

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A sculpture of Dr. Clarence Horatio "Big" Miller graces a parkette in Edmonton's trendy Old Strathcona neighbourhood. Born in Iowa, the award winning blues and jazz artist eventually made his home in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 10/24/2016

last visited: never

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Blues LegendsThe Blues Trail: Mississippi to Florida-The Bradfordville Blues Club

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Located at the Bradfordville Blues Club on Moses Ln in Leon County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Florida

date approved: 6/19/2016

last visited: 6/17/2016

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Blues LegendsLeadbelly - Dallas, TX

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Blues and folk legend, Leadbelly, is honored with a sign affixed to the front of Deep Vellum Books at 3000 Commerce Street, in Dallas's historic Deep Ellum, where Leadbelly played back in the day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/13/2016

last visited: never

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Blues LegendsMississippi Blues & The Grammy Awards - Los Angeles, CA

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A historical marker located next to where the Grammys are every year in LA Live.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/8/2016

last visited: never

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Blues LegendsIrma Thomas - New Orleans, LA

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This sculpture is located inside New Orleans' Musical Legends Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Louisiana

date approved: 12/16/2015

last visited: 9/3/2015

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Blues LegendsFreddie King - Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park - Dallas, TX

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Blues legend Freddie King is buried in Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/6/2015

last visited: 6/4/2016

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Blues LegendsMama's Blues Room -- Natchitoches, LA

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Mama's Blues Room, at 610 Front St in Natchitoches, is a well known Blues and Zydeco venue in historic downtown Natchitoches, LA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 1/22/2015

last visited: 12/26/2014

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Blues LegendsBlind Lemon Jefferson - Blind Lemon Memorial Cemetery - Wortham, TX

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"Blind" Lemon Jefferson, the Father of Texas Blues, is buried in Blind Lemon Memorial Cemetery (previously known as the Wortham Negro Cemetery), Wortham, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/1/2014

last visited: 1/28/2016

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Blues LegendsU Maleho Glena - Prague, Czech Republic

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U Malého Glena Jazz & Blues club is considered by local and visiting jazz musicians, fans and international media as one of the most authentic jazz spots in Prague.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/24/2014

last visited: 1/28/2017

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Blues Legends508 Park Avenue - Dallas, TX

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In June of 1937, Robert Johnson recorded some of his songs here at 508 Park Avenue, Dallas, TX. There is hope that, one day, this building will be restored to its former glory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/24/2014

last visited: never

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Blues LegendsTaj Mahal Tribute Bench - Springfield, MA

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A mosaic bench on Sumner Avenue in Springfield pays tribute to Blues legend Taj Mahal (Henry Saint Clair Fredericks, Jr.).

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/11/2014

last visited: never

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Blues LegendsBlues Box - Hayward, CA

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A utility boxes with a blues theme in downtown Hayward, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/11/2014

last visited: never

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Blues LegendsWaterfront Blues Festival - Portland, OR

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A multi-day blues festival held in Waterfront Park each 4th of July weekend

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dkestrel

location: Oregon

date approved: 2/7/2014

last visited: 1/31/2014

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Blues LegendsBlues Sklep - Prague, Czech Republic

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Blues Sklep is one of the most significant blues clubs in Prague.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 1/21/2014

last visited: 11/5/2016

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Blues LegendsBoundary Waters BluesFest, Winton, MN

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The Boundary Waters BluesFest has been an annual event in the Ely area since 2001.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 9/22/2013

last visited: never

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Blues LegendsB.B. King Blues Club & Grill - New York, NY, USA

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B.B. King Blues Club & Grill at the 42th Street

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member tmob

location: New York

date approved: 9/22/2013

last visited: 5/20/2016

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Blues LegendsHouse of Blues - Boston, MA, USA

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The House of Blues is located on Lansdowne Street adjacent to the iconic Fenway Park in the Fenway/Kenmore area of Boston, Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/22/2013

last visited: 6/29/2010

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Blues LegendsBlind Lemon Jefferson - Dallas TX

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Dallas blues legend Blind Lemon Jefferson never lived in the city, but from 1912 until 1925 he could be found daily at the corner of Elm St and Central Avenue in the Deep Ellum/Central Track area of east Dallas, playing his unique brand of blues.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 5/29/2013

last visited: 1/8/2015

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