Beale Street

Remembering BB King and Beale Street

We visited the legendary BB King’s club when we were in Memphis in March. The lights to the club lit up in neon that beckoned anyone with a hankering to hear the blues, us included. We ate dinner then found a perch in a window seat, the four of us, my husband, and sister in […]

We visited Memphis in March, my husband, brother and sister-in-law and I. While there I was fascinated with W.C. Handy the proclaimed Father of the Blues. His bronze statue sits in Handy Park, there are songs about him and songs by him. This musical master was born in Florence, AL and later wrote a myriad […]