Dixie Divas: B.B. King was a kind man

You probably know that the crying songs of the blues rose up from the flat, silvery cotton fields of the Mississippi Delta. 

You’ve probably heard the legend of Robert Johnson who is said to have sold his soul to the devil in trade for the ability to play a blues guitar like no one else. 

And, perhaps, you know that the greatest blues guitarist in modern history, B.B. King, sprouted up from a cotton field near Itta Bena, Miss. 

But did you know that the nearby small town of Indianola hosts an astounding state-of-the-art B.B. King Museum which opened in 2008 before King died in 2015? 

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Ronda Rich is the best-selling author of Mark My Words: A Memoir of Mama. 

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