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Walt and the team visit the King's hometown for the Tupelo Elvis Festival, and later drop by the Blow-Fly Inn on the Gulf Coast. We learn about a program helping artists express themselves, and visit the store in Vicksburg where Coca-Cola was first bottled.

Walt and the Roads crew stop in the north Mississippi hamlet of Como to hear the Como Mamas gospel trio, and later feast at the popular Como Steakhouse. We also visit Greenwood Cemetery, founded in 1823 and located in the middle of downtown Jackson.

It's an all music episode, as the Roads crew checks out the music scene at Delta State in Cleveland, attends a college radio station reunion in Starkville, travels to Sciples Mill for community music and dancing, and enjoys the sounds of Delta performer Gus Mohammed. We also re-visit a Roads classic on famed bluesman R.L. Burnside.

Walt and the Roads team travel to the beautiful town of Ocean Springs on the Gulf Coast, where we attend the Mississippi Songwriters Festival, explore the barrier islands with some sea kayaking enthusiasts, and learn about backyard beekeeping.

The Roads crew explores the town of Ruleville and discovers some of its hidden gems, including one native who made quite a career for himself in Hollywood. We talk to an artist who overcame challenging obstacles to create masterpieces, and meet a Mississippi photographer traveling the nation to capture its soul on film.

Walt travels to every corner of the state, visiting Biloxi's Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, Cleveland's Railroad Heritage Museum, Petal's International Checkers Hall of Fame, and that blues hotspot, Po' Monkey's Lounge in Merigold. And we revisit an old Roads favorite, Graceland Too in Holly Springs.

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