‘The Prince of the Delta Blues’ Keith Johnson Rocks Biloxi


by John Dolan, Our Mississippi Home

Meet Keith Johnson, a young musician with the Delta Blues flowing through his blood.

Johnson, the great-nephew of blues legend Muddy Waters and grandson of gospel singer Texcellar Fields, is building upon his family legacy with his own original songs and performances.

The Glen Allan, Miss. native first picked up the guitar at the age of 16 and never looked back. When asked, he described his music as “spirited music from the heart and soul.” With deep family roots in the Delta Blues, he attempts to “keep the sounds traditional while exploring new elements with the additional R&B and soul.”

Coming off performances in Greenville and Chicago, Johnson recently made a trip down to the Mississippi Gulf Coast to play at Morgan Freeman’s Ground Zero Blues Club in .

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