Piedmont Blues musician Barbecue Bob was born as Robert Hicks on this day in 1902, in Walnut Grove, Georgia. Here he is performing “Mississippi Heavy Water Blues,” a tune about the Great Flood of 1927,
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Successes of Philanthropy
The investments and innovations that are making a real-world impact, as told by the foundations and philanthropists themselves. A sponsored project by the Washington Monthly.