The Real Delta Dawn 

The Real Delta Dawn

I believe it’s time that the true story be told about "Delta Dawn." This is a song that was created for my mother, Emily Jeanette, who had passed on. 

My mother was the daughter of a share cropper, in Sun Flower County, Mississippi. She was the fourth of seven children. Being from a share cropper family meant that from the moment you became old enough to work you worked. She was a beautiful woman and she worked very hard as a child and as a woman approaching adulthood. She had dreams…

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