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A New Chapter

In 2019, a new chapter begins for the Unexplained investigative team. Currently, we are dusting off old case files and researching new ones in preparation for filming all new web-only episodes!

To make this dream fully a reality, we are currently seeking backers to our Kickstarter campaign
Certain levels will get you everything from a thank you, to being a part of our team, all expenses paid! Check out the campaign and back us but also share it with all your friends!
We are extremely excited to be continuing the search for the unexplained in 2019 and beyond!

Dark Side of the Blues

Written by: Jeff Rent & Rick Garner
Case Filed: 9/27/02 - Jackson, Mississippi
Executive Producer: Rick Garner
Special Thanks: Steve LaVere, Delta Haze
Still images in video from film
"Can't You Hear the Wind Howl?: The Life & Music of Robert Johnson" Used with permission.





The huge cotton fields of the Delta produced more than just cotton. In fact, the immense Dockery Plantation may be the exact location of the birth of the Blues. Slaves and then sharecroppers communicated across the fields in a style called "field hollering." This became the Blues we know today.

After the Blues' birth in the fields, Clarksdale, Mississippi, would become the Home of the Blues and is now linked to a rather mysterious chapter in Blues history.