Mississippi Delta Blues and Heritage Festival

I. Vocabulary words from this article:

blend
heritage
inhumane
loneliness
originate
poverty
rural
theme
tradition
vanish

II. Pre-Reading Questions

What do you know about the music called "the Blues?"
How and where did the Blues develop?

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Mississippi Delta Blues and Heritage Festival
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