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June 18, 2019
John Lee Hooker To Be Inducted Into The Mississippi Arts & Entertainment Hall Of Fame!

The Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience announced the additions Thursday of four musicians and one literary figure. John Lee Hooker a blues guitarist and five-time Grammy Award winner.  Country singer Tammy Wynette of Tremont was lauded as the first lady of country music. Singer and guitarist Bo Diddley helped bridge the blues and rock ‘n’ roll. Pianist and singer Jerry Lee Lewis is one of the last surviving pioneers of rock ‘n’ roll. Margaret Walker Alexander was a poet, novelist and Jackson State University literature professor.

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