Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival
05/10/16: Norwegian Blues Festival Delegation is Welcomed to Clarksdale


Clarksdale's Sunflower River Blues Festival members Welcome 10-member delegation
Clarksdale's Sunflower River Blues Festival members including Nancy Foley, secretary; musician Super Chikan Johnson, and state Rep. Orlando Paden, welcome a 10-member delegation from from the Notodden International Blues Festival from Clarksdale to the Mississippi Delta with a porch party in the historic district. Although many Norwegians from Notodden have visited here, it was a first-time trip for many in this group led by Jostein Forsberg. Clarksdale and Notodden have been official sister cities since 1996. The Norwegian festival is scheduled in August one week before the Clarksdale celebration. Johnson, who has performed numerous times in Norway, entertained the visitors with "barnyard" stories from his childhood. 
Photo by Panny Mayfield




Jan 13, 2019 - 1:12PM
WTUL
Just played: Sunflower River Blues - John Fahey - Visions of the Blues(Oxford American)
Jan 12, 2019 - 3:47PM
Christian B
"Sunflower River Blues"/"Requiem for Mississippi John Hurt" by John Fahey https://t.co/VXE0GXiaSs via @YouTube
Jan 12, 2019 - 3:42PM
Christian B
"sunflower river blues" john fahey @ the new varsity https://t.co/v1XmdJUc9z via @YouTube
Jan 8, 2019 - 4:23PM
KZSC Spins
John Fahey - Sunflower River Blues (Death Chants, Breakdowns and Military Waltzes) https://t.co/Ie9rvEQIP1
Jan 8, 2019 - 11:09AM
Songwhip
We're listening to "Sunflower River Blues" by John Fahey https://t.co/nLbNwNjV1m #nowplaying