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Po' Monkey's - An Authentic Blues Juke Joint


Po' Monkey's - An Authentic Blues Juke Joint

Po' Monkey's is one of the last original surviving authentic homes of live blues music. This information is from the New York Times, 5/19/13, at p. 10, in an article by Alex Crevar on a handful of surviving juke (prob. Gullah for disorderly ) joints. Its owner, Willie Seaberry, 73, has run the joint since he was 16. It is just off of the legendary Highway 61, and online you can find a photo of a real historic marker, as it is a part of the Blues Trail. Apparently, it has no real address, but in one article on the Web, someone said he saw an envelope there addressed to 420 Poor Monkey Road. I got these coordinates from Wikipedia - 33° 49' 54.192 N, 90° 45' 30.24 W .


Location: Po' Monkey's , 420 Poor Monkey Road , Merigold, Mississippi, 38759, United States
Listing Category: African American History, Bars and Taverns, Night Clubs, Best Place For/To ..., Blues Music, Dives/Holes in the Wall - In a Good Way, Plaques, Markers (real ones)
Virtual / Real: Virtual
Created Date: 06-24-2018

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