38th annual Delta Blues Festival set for Sept. 19

July 2, 2015 8:03 AM

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The Mississippi Delta Blues & Heritage Festival will pay tribute this year to the blues legacy of Bobby Rush.

Rush, who lives in Jackson, began his musical career on Chicago's West Side blues circuit in the 1960s, nabbing his first hit, "Chicken Heads" in 1971. His sound — rootsy folk-funk to soul-blues — and colorful shows have made him a popular draw over the decades, with albums such as "One Monkey Don't...

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