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John Lee Hooker’s Blues

John Lee Hooker’s Blues

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction John Lee Hooker’s Blues
Source:
Backwater Blues
Author(s):
Richard M. Mizelle
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816679256.003.0001

The Introduction discusses the many floods in the Delta counties, standardization of levees, and introduces the 1927 flood.

Keywords:   Disasters, Blues, Historical Fiction, Great Migration, Levees, 1928 Flood Control Act, Charity, New Deal, Mississippi Flood Control Project, Yazoo Mississippi Delta

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