This group is for anyone who loves, has lived in, or is living in Mississippi. The state's nickname, "The Birthplace of American Music" was given to it for a reason. Mississippi is known for its invention of many primitive istruments including the diddley bow some forms of the cigar box guitar.

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  • That was great. Does anyone else watch Sun Studios on PBS?

  • This is an awesome episode about Mississippi Fred McDowell.


  • Shane Speal, Cedric Burnside and Justin Johnson among others will be playing at the Clarksdale,MS Blues festival October 14th through the 16th.

    I plan to be there and hope all the Ms group members can attend and meet each other as well. 

  • Welcome Dr.Moon!

  • Welcome Dr. Moon.

  • Glad to see that there is a cbg group for Mississipians (even us transplants). I live in Starkville and have been building cbgs for a couple of years. Would really like to get together with other builders in the state. I don't play worth a crap, but I really enjoy building them.

  • Welcome, Michael.  Glad to have you aboard.

    I had the pleasure of playing in Ocean Springs at the Mississippi Songwriter's Festival in 2014.  Beautiful city.

  • Hi greetings from ocean springs
  • Welcome Tony.
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Lets get this party started

As a passionate cb player living in Oxford Mississippi.....I was excited to see the formation of this group!!!! I am of the opinion that there is a healthy number of us guys and gals around these parts!!!!!! This group should be would be great to even organize a Mississippi cb get together!!!!!! So let's get this group going!!!!!!! Mike Hardwick Oxford mississippi

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