Archive for the 'Car Jamming' Category

Monday, May 26th, 2008

(note: i’m on the cross-country road trip for six weeks doing research on a book about memphis and the delta blues trail. car jamming is recurring feature that documents random curios along the way) Welcome to the final (on-the-road) installment of Car Jamming. We’ve been staying in midtown Memphis the past nine days and – […]

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

(note: i’m on the cross-country road trip for six weeks doing research on a book about memphis and the delta blues trail. car jamming is recurring feature that documents random curios along the way) Yesterday morning, after leaving the Shack Up Inn, we crossed over the Mississippi river into Helena, Arkansas, the once bustling port-town […]

Monday, April 28th, 2008

(note: i’m on the cross-country road trip for six weeks doing research on a book about memphis and the delta blues trail. car jamming is recurring feature that documents random curios along the way) “I would hate to have lived my whole life and never been to Po’ Monkey’s.” – myself to Mrs AD after […]

Sunday, April 20th, 2008

The road tales continue in this second edition of Car Jamming. As I previously mentioned, until Thursday, we had been traveling east on Route 66 (when applicable) from L.A. en route to the Southeast. Before hitting the Mississippi Delta (where I am presently writing this, after a plate full of crawfish, during Clarksdale’s Juke Joint […]

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

I’m sitting in a hotel room approximately 100 miles east of Amarillo, TX in what may very well be the definition of a one horse town (and this being west Texas, I mean that both literally and figuratively). Might I also add that if you ever find yourselves in Amarillo, TX, do pay a visit […]