Blogging from San Francisco.
You walk around any city and you're bound to find a hidden treasure such as the blues mural found at the Hamilton Recreation Center on Post Street and Steiner.
San Fransisco hasn't produced many blues artists, but it can boast that KPOO, the first non-commercial black-owned station west of the Mississippi.
Muddy Waters, Bobbie "Blue" Bland, B.B. King, and Stevie Ray Vaughan are among the blues artists on the mural, but some performers not considered practicioners of genre, including James Brown, Tupac Shakur, and Mahalia Jackson have been committed to paint there. Another Jackson, Jesse, can be found among the stars.
The project actually consists of two murals, a celestial frieze divides them.
Related posts from My Mississippi Manifest Destiny:
Leland's Blues Murals
Highway 61 Blues Museum
Clarksdale, Home of the Delta Blues
Robert Johnson's Crossroads
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