200th Blues Trail Marker Dedication Today

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LYON, MS (Ben Caxton) — The 200th marker on Mississippi’s Blues Trail, honoring the song “Rocket 88” written by Clarksdale native Ike Turner and originally recorded by Jackie Brenston, will be dedicated this afternoon in Lyon. The free events begin at 3 at Lyon Town Hall on Park Street with live music from “Big A”, followed by a reception at the Coahoma County Tourism Office in the historic train depot on Blues Alley at 5 with live music from James “Super Chikan” Johnson.



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