The "Devil's Crossroads" (or simply Crossroads) sign in Clarksdale, a prominent home to old-time blues music in the Mississippi (River) Delta region in Northwest Mississippi. A trio of electric guitars on a pole at the intersection of old U.S. highways 49 and 61 marks where legend says that musician Robert Johnson sold his soul to the devil in return for the ability to play the blues. Photo by Carol Highsmith.
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