the NEW Blues Card Credit card issued by
Helena National Bank in Helena, Arkansas.
A portion of the annual card fee will be donated to the SBBS by Helena National Bank. Proceeds from the fees will help the Sonny Boy Blues Society fulfill its mission statement to promote and preserve delta blues. This is done through our Blues-In-Schools project, BluesAid, and Blues Talent Contests.
In getting the Blues Card, not only will you be helping the Sonny Boy Blues Society you will also benefit from a credit card that offers one of the lowest interests rates in the nation (currently 9.6% since 1995)! Available in your choice as a Visa or MasterCard.
The picturecard is a reproduction of one of the later pictures taken of Sonny Boy Williamson before his death. He is accompanied by Houston Stackhouse, Sr. on guitar and James Peck Curtis on drums. They played together regularly on KFFA'S radio show King Biscuit Time. They are pictured are playing in a vacant lot just blocks away from the current site of the King Biscuit Blues Festival in Helena, Arkansas.
Houston Stackhouse,Sr.'s son, Houston Stackhouse, Jr. is one of the founders of the Sonny Boy Blues Society and is still active in the SBBS and KBBF. We at the Sonny Boy Blues Society were thrilled when Helena National Bank chose this photograph for their Blues Card. In addition to honoring Sonny Boy Williamson, the card also honored Houston Stackhouse, Sr..
For more details and an application for the card
Click on Helena National Bank.
Email to: LRCHIN@Deltanet.org