Jackson, Mississippi

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the nightclubs of the South Side (Neighborhoods of Chicago) of Chicago, meeting and sitting in with Jimmy Rogers, Muddy Waters, Howling Wolf, Little Walter, Hound Dog Taylor, Robert Lockwood, Jr., and Elmore James. Myers played drums with Elmore James on a fairly steady basis from 1952 until James's death in 1963, and is credited on many of James's historic recordings for Chess Records. In 1956, Myers wrote and recorded what was to be his most famous single, "


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by head coach Scott Stoker, 17-9. Each team punted to open the game, and with 3:24 remaining in the first quarter,


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around 1837. He was an unsuccessful candidate on the Whig (Whig Party (United States)) ticket for Governor of Mississippi and for the Mississippi House of Representatives. He was the author of ''Mitchell's Justice''. He died near Jackson, Mississippi, on August 7, 1843. '''Supertalk Mississippi''', also known as '''The Super Talk Mississippi Radio Network''' or simply '''Supertalk''', is a statewide, commercial news and talk radio


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. In that 1954 campaign, McKeithen argued for an investigation regarding the disparity in charges between in-state and out-of-state long-distance telephone calls, having noted that it was cheaper to call from Shreveport (Shreveport, Louisiana) to Jackson (Jackson, Mississippi), Mississippi, than from Shreveport to Monroe (Monroe, Louisiana). ''Minden Herald'', July 9, 1954, p. 2 Recording success In 1970, Wardell Quezergue, an arranger (arrangement) of Rhythm


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, who had served two terms. Melton quickly swept into action to rid Jackson of black-on-black drug-related crime, improve economic development, and improve city infrastructure. Since Melton became mayor, he touted economic-development projects totaling over $1.6 billion, creating at least 4,500 jobs in the city. Others pointed out that many of those projects were in the works when he started in office. . #Silver Leaf Quartet - "Oh! Glory Glory" (3:13) ''(recorded March


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in constitutional law for the University of Mississippi Law School Paralegal Course in 1975 and 1976, and an instructor in the Mississippi College School of Law in 1976. He was a Chairman, Mississippi Vietnam Veterans Leadership Program from 1982 to 1985. A resident of Jackson, Mississippi, Barksdale is the brother of former Netscape Communications Corporation CEO Jim Barksdale. Prior to assuming the leadership of Mission to the World, Kooistra was a pastor, professor


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area with his band, The Mississippi Hot Footers. DATE OF BIRTH May 26, 1909 PLACE OF BIRTH Jackson, Mississippi, United States DATE OF DEATH July 26, 1950 The group originated in 1936 Archie Brownlee Windowsmedia bio as a quartet of students from the Piney Woods School (Piney Woods Country Life School) Miracle in Mississippi: Laurence C. Jones


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in the United States. In January 1973, Paul Simon recorded the songs "Learn How To Fall" and "Take Me To the Mardi Gras", found on the album ''There Goes Rhymin' Simon'', in Jackson at the Malaco Recording Studios. Many well-known Southern artists recorded on the album including the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section (David Hood, Jimmy Johnson, Roger Hawkins, Barry Beckett); Carson Whitsett, the Onward Brass Band from New Orleans, and others. The label has recorded


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bombing Birmingham Church Bombing . Career In 1981, Funderburgh released the Rockets' debut album ''Talk to You By Hand'' from New Orleans, Louisiana's based Black Top Records. The band consisted of Anson, with Darrell Nulisch on vocals and harmonica. The album included a cover version of Earl King's song, "Come On (Come On (Earl King song))". ''Talk to You By Hand'' was also the first ever release by the record label. The band appeared

Jackson, Mississippi

'''Jackson''' is the capital and since 1944 the largest city of the state (U.S. state) of Mississippi. The city is located on the Pearl River (Mississippi–Louisiana) which drains into the Gulf of Mexico and is part of the Jackson Prairie region of the state. Lowe, E.N. (1915). Mississippi, its geology, geography, soils and mineral resources. Mississippi Geological Survey Bulletin 12. Jackson: Tucker Printing House. p. 28. Moore, William H. (1965). Hinds County Geology and Mineral Resources. Bulletin 105 Mississippi Geological, Economic and Topographical Survey. Jackson: Tucker Printing House. p. 33 Jackson is one of two county seats of Hinds County (Hinds County, Mississippi), with the city of Raymond (Raymond, Mississippi) being the other.

The city, the anchor for its metro area, is named after Andrew Jackson, who was honored for his role in the Battle of New Orleans and later was elected as US president. The current slogan for the city is "Jackson, Mississippi: City with Soul." It has had numerous musicians prominent in blues, gospel and jazz, and was known for decades for its illegal nightclubs on the Gold Coast; one site has been designated for the Mississippi Blues Trail.

It had a decline in population from 184,256 at the 2000 census (2000 United States Census) to 173,514 at the 2010 census (2010 United States Census). The 2010 census ascribed a population of 539,057 to the five-county Jackson metropolitan area (Jackson, Mississippi metropolitan area). demographics \ GJA. metrojacksoneda.com The city is ranked third as the best "mud" city among the United States' 100 largest metro areas, according to ''Forbes'' magazine. The study measured overall affordability in living costs, housing rates, and more.

In 2011 USS ''Jackson'' (LCS-6) (USS Jackson (LCS-6)) was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named in honor of the city. "Navy Names Littoral Combat Ships Jackson and Montgomery" DOD press release. March 25, 2011

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