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Mississippi Queens: Mr. Airplane Man's Delta dreams

Ted Drozdowski, The Boston Phoenix, 31 August 1998

A RAIN’S PEELED the edge off a steamy August night in the Mississippi Delta. But a two-piece jukehouse band are roaring on stage in Clarksdale's Crossroads bar, doing their best to put it back on.

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