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HARVEST TIME FESTIVAL 2011: FROM SOFT COTTON TO HARD STEEL

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19 Aug 2011 Comments Off on HARVEST TIME FESTIVAL 2011: FROM SOFT COTTON TO HARD STEEL
HARVEST TIME FESTIVAL 2011: FROM SOFT COTTON TO HARD STEEL

The story of the blues and the history of its people unfolds in the line-up at this year’s Harvest Time Rhythm & Blues festival in Monaghan. Boo Boo Davis from Drew, Mississippi in the heart of the Delta, one of few remaining blues musicians who sang the blues based in cotton fields in the Mississippi Delta, was one of the sharecroppers who sang loudly to help pass the gruelling hours of work. Boo Boo, who is one of the main acts performing at the Marquee in Monaghan this year, ...