WESSON, Miss. -- Houston Stackhouse marks his journey on the Mississippi Blues trail in Wesson. Stackhouse was born as Houston Goff in 1910. He was a delta blues guitarist and singer best known for his work with his cousin Robert Nighthawk. In 1964 he moved to Helena, Arkansas where he played on the famous KFFA radio station with Nighhawk's band. Stackhouse taught his cousin how to play guitar and toutered blues artists Jimmy Rogers and Sammy Lawhorn on guitar techniques. In 1980 he died at the age of 69 in helena Arkansas, but memory will live on for many gerations on the Blues Trail.
The commermoration for the blues trail marker will be held at 2pm Wednesday September, 26 at 1047 Eighth Street in Wesson.