Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival
03/09/15: Vintage musician honors master guitarist Robert Belfour
Among family, friends, and admirers sharing music and recollections of the late guitar master Robert Belfour at his funeral Saturday is vintage musician Leo “Bud” Welch playing next to Belfour’s guitar inside Mt. Newell Baptist Church of Red Banks. Both were favorites on the acoustic stage at Clarksdale’s annual Sunflower River Blues Festival, and both performed often at Red’s Blues Club in Clarksdale. Belfour, whose distinctive style of North Mississippi Hill Country Blues was recognized globally, died Feb. 24 at his home in Memphis.


--- Photo by Panny Mayfield




Jan 23, 2020 - 5:36PM
hal
As always, beaucoup live jams. Tracks from Kali Malone, the Terminals, Dilloway & Wiese, and we ended the night wit… https://t.co/gUPj3RWbbx
Jan 22, 2020 - 3:51PM
Christy Bishop
@DavidCornDC Born in Clarksdale!! I hadn't realized. Clarksdale is the heart of the blues. I attended the Sunflower… https://t.co/CGG5wScMsy
Jan 20, 2020 - 10:06AM
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Impossible to name one but I’ve really been enjoy John Fahey’s album “death chants, breakdowns, and military waltz”… https://t.co/ZcQri9ArqC
Jan 20, 2020 - 9:33AM
Richard Jerrett
@PattyArquette John Fahey's "Sunflower River Blues" https://t.co/pMis7pNe8S
Jan 18, 2020 - 7:06PM
WWPF Radio
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