Patrons drink and shoot pool at the Ground Zero Blues Club, a juke joint located in historic downtown Clarksdale, Mississippi. Owned by actor Morgan Freeman and a business partner, it is located next to the Delta Blues Museum, and is part of an ongoing effort by historians and tourism boosters to revive and celebrate the historic blues culture on Highway 61.
Previously in this series: Venice Beach, California. Western Georgia. Cincinnati, Ohio. Birmingham, Alabama.
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