Mississippi Stories: Blues Musician Bobby Rush talks “I Ain’t Studdin’ Ya: My American Blues Story"

Two-time Grammy-winning blues musician Bobby Rush joins Mississippi Today Editor-At-Large for a special edition of Mississippi Stories.

Rush, 86, talks about his incredible life, career and new biography “I Ain’t Studdin’ Ya: My American Blues Story” (written with music historian Herb Powell). From great tragedies (losing three children and suffering injuries in a terrible bus wreck that nearly cost him his life) to great triumphs (professional recognition for an incredible career), Rush tells inside stories about his life.

Known for his energetic performances, he also shares his secrets for success in show business and his passion for entertainment.

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Marshall Ramsey, a nationally recognized editorial cartoonist, shares his cartoons and travels the state as Mississippi Today’s Editor-At-Large. He’s also host of a weekly statewide radio program and a television program on Mississippi Public Broadcasting and is the author of several books. Marshall is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and a 2019 recipient of the University of Tennessee Alumni Professional Achievement Award.