Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival
02/17/17: NPR interviews blues club owner Red Paden
NPR broadcasters interview Red Paden

Clarksdale’s celebrity blues club owner, Red Paden, right, is the center of attention Wednesday  at Red’s Blues Club for National Public Radio (NPR) broadcasters Elissa Nadworny, left, and Melissa Block in an interview to air on NPR in February. Veteran broadcasters from Washington D.C., whose names are familiar to NPR listeners, Nadworny and Block are traveling across Mississippi recording interesting, non-political stories about individuals, their jobs, and their hometowns. Also slated for interviews in Clarksdale are Sally and Gilroy Chow, and John Ruskey’s Quawpaw Canoe Company.


- Panny Mayfield, publicist for the Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival





Nov 27, 2020 - 10:19AM
Kent M. Beeson
48. John Fahey, “Sunflower River Blues.” This was written around 1963, but somehow sounds like it’s always been her… https://t.co/jusfd9FUH9
Nov 22, 2020 - 10:15PM
Ale Man
John Fahey - Sunflower River Blues https://t.co/3HAjVBalUD via @YouTube
Nov 21, 2020 - 3:24PM
Christian B
Pelt "Sunflower River Blues" https://t.co/qzqPLMA6AF via @YouTube