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Long-Read Articles

These are articles over roughly 750-1000 words. People who want to invest some time in reading come to this section.

25 Record Stores You Have To Shop

All of them are on this list for a reason, and that reason is to get folks to visit, and immerse themselves in a culture that was nearly dead, but has made a monumental comeback.

Gregg Allman; A Blues Scholar With A Lifetime of Rock Royalty

Gregg Allman talks about the upcoming movie on his life, wanting a Blues Music Award, lovingly discusses his many blues influences, and why vinyl is making us lazy!

Keeping the Wilson Pickett Legacy Alive

My dad was my alarm clock every morning. That’s what he did; he sang. You pouring cereal in the cereal bowl, he’d make a song out of it.

Marc Broussard: Soulful, Aware, and Giving Back

"I think that artists like myself are uniquely positioned to affect change in our society, and music is the leading driver of culture I think."

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Willie Nelson

With over six decades in the music business, Willie Nelson has surely touched the lives of nearly everyone who listens to music.

The 20 Best Lines In Songs

"I love the tip, I love the top, I love you better than a hog loves slop 'Cause you're a big legged woman, with a short short miniskirt..."

Bobby Rush On Fighting Cancer, His Music, Buddy Guy and More

"It’s a great thing to still be around and enjoy life, and talk about it in the morning. That’s all that matters to me."

Warren Haynes Celebrates “The Last Waltz 40 Tour” and More

"Well, blues is pretty much a part of everything that I do. ...That music is in my heart, and always will be."

Lance Lopez Makes The Most of New Beginnings

"An old man was sitting on the front porch with a straw hat and an acoustic, and he was playing slide and singing. I went 'Oh my God, what is that?' My dad was like, 'That’s the blues.'"

California Honeydrops On How They Blend NOLA Sensibilities with Funky R&B

"We ingest all kinds of horrendous crap in our music; it’s just like poison, and it’s really popular and people love it, but do you really want to be taking that?"
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