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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.

Terry Abrahamson: Witness to History

"He gets down on his knee and takes Muddy’s hand off his knee and he holds Muddy’s hand in both of his and kisses the back of Muddy Waters’ hand."

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..."
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Mike Zito: What’s New and What’s Next

We spoke about the music on 'First Class Life,' what being Rock Blues Artist of the year means to him, and what's next for Mike Zito.

Noel Webster: Restoring History, and Giving Chess Records a New Start – Part One

"We’ve already recorded albums that are going to be released very soon. The records are already done and in the can."
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Victor Wainwright: Pushing the Envelope With The Train

"When we go out and play this music live, people are just dancing. They’re smiling. Their hands are clapping and their arms are up. That’s our goal. That’s why we do what we do." - Victor Wainwright

The Teskey Brothers Love Their Blues

"We’ve always believed that less is more, and that’s the way we record as well, very simplistically; we don’t overdo things."
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Chris Cain Talks Music, the All-Stars and His Biggest Influence – His Dad

"When I get to play for people, whether it's 10 people like in the old days, or whoever shows up to the clubs and festivals now, I take that home with me every night." - Chris Cain

Dave Mason and Steve Cropper Team Up for a Summer Tour

"Everybody in the business or a musician worth a damn knows who Steve Cropper is and knows his history."
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Rich Sherman Gives Us the Lowdown on the Doheny Blues Festival

To the blues community - we're looking forward to this year's Doheny Blues Festival, as well as the future of the event. We're very thankful for twenty years of support, but need the fans to come out, especially this year.

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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