No other place embodies the heart and soul of the true South like Mississippi: From the Gulf Coast to the Delta, Mississippi has produced many of the world’s most renowned musical artists of all time. Tupelo, in the northeast, is where Elvis Presley was born and raised, and Meridian, the current home of Peavey Electronics was once the home to “The Father of Country Music” Jimmie Rodgers. The flat fertile area of the Delta, along the Mississippi river in the northwest, is rich in cotton, catfish and music. Here, blues musicians such as Muddy Waters, BB King, John Lee Hooker began their remarkable careers.
The Mississippi Blues Trail and Mississippi Country Music Trail are unforgettable journeys into the land that birthed the blues
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