Mississippi Joe Callicott

Birth Name:
Joe Callicott
Birth Date:
October 10, 1899
Birth Place:
Nesbit, Mississippi
Death Date:
May 1, 1969
Place of Death:
Nesbit, Mississippi
Cause of Death:
Cemetery Name:
Mt. Olive CME Church
Claim to Fame:
Bluesman Joe Calicott was born and lived his whole life in the small town of Nesbit, Mississippi, and is one of the most underrecorded legends of the Mississippi delta solo acoustic blues tradition

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Mt. Olive CME Church

1919 Getwell Road S

Hernando, Mississippi, 38632


North America

Grave Location Description

Located about 300 feet from the church parking lot

Grave Location GPS

34.88905, -89.937317


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