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The Mississippi River of song

The Mississippi River of song

a Mississippi series on contemporary music along the Mississippi River

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Published by Filmmakers Collaborative, Smithsonion Institution in Waltham, Mass, [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mississippi River.
    • Subjects:
    • Popular music -- Mississippi River.,
    • Folk music -- Mississippi River.,
    • Mississippi River.

    • About the Edition

      A PBS online program, which features the Mississippi River of Song Project, a Smithsonion Institution series for public television and radio. Explores American music and musicians along the Mississippi River. Includes artist biographies and offers a teacher"s guide with activities.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesRiver of song, Mississippi series on contemporary music along the Mississippi River
      ContributionsFilmmakers Collaborative (Waltham, Mass.), Smithsonian Institution., Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsM1629.7
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3776860M
      LC Control Number2003540807

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      Mississippi is bordered to the north by Tennessee, to the east by Alabama, to the south by Louisiana and a narrow coast on the Gulf of Mexico; and to the west, across the Mississippi River, by Louisiana and Arkansas.. In addition to its namesake, major rivers in Mississippi include the Big Black River, the Pearl River, the Yazoo River, the Pascagoula River, and the Tombigbee statehood: Mississippi Territory. Explore America's true historic treasures on a cruise of the Mississippi River and its tributaries. This 2,mile waterway flows through 10 states, from northern Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico. Its name comes from the Ojibwe word Misi-ziibi, meaning "Great River." The Mississippi led explorers to new lands, and it served as an important.

        The Mississippi River is a mythical figure in U.S. lore. The 2,mile river has been an important part of American history, including early 16th-century exploration,…. The legacies of the Mississippi still ripple through modern life, every time someone heads out on the river with dreams of America and every time someone sings the blues. Thomas Ruys Smith is the author of Deep Water: The Mississippi River in the Age of Mark Twain (LSU Press, ).


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