The Best Hits on the Blues Highway: Nashville to New Orleans on Route 61 (Paperback)

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The legendary Blues Highway has played a key role in the lives of countless musicians. Running from Nashville, Tennessee, to New Orleans, Louisiana, there's music around every bend. The greatest blues singers, rockers, and country wailers have all traveled this fateful road, U.S. Route 61. From the two-room home where "the King" was born to the original Heartbreak Hotel to the crossroads where Robert Johnson allegedly sold his soul to the devil for fame, every stop has a story to tell.

Inspiring, practical, and entertaining, this is the premier guide to all the off-the-radar stops along America's Blues Highway that you simply must not miss. Author Amy Bizzarri, road trip expert and author of the bestselling guide to the Mother Road, The Best Hits on Route 66, provides a comprehensive list of 100 unique stops that you'll want to take a moment to explore as you journey along the fascinating, 730-mile route from Nashville to New Orleans.

Experience its world-famous music landmarks, tucked-away locations, and one-of-a-kind stops. Travel one section at a time or plan an extended trip along the entire route.

About the Author

Amy Bizzarri is a freelance travel writer with a focus on family adventures and outdoor fun. She has a keen interest in Chicago history and is the author of 111 Places in Chicago That You Must Not Miss and Discovering Vintage Chicago. She is also the author of The Best Hits on Route 66.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781493078462
ISBN-10: 1493078461
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
Publication Date: June 4th, 2024
Pages: 184
Language: English