Dion Brown freely admits he was not a blues aficionado when he arrived in Indianola in February 2011 to head up the B.B. King Museum & Delta Interpretive Center.
But after leading one of the world’s top museums on the subject, he’s been transformed.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant met a German man who took his wife to Indianola for their honeymoon.
“I said, ‘You romantic devil, you. You brought this woman from Europe to Indianola,’” Bryant said. “Yeah, they wanted to see B.B. King.”