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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.

Larry McCray Is Colorful and Colorblind

“You don’t see any black people playing country, and there’s been only one black rock and roll band in my lifetime, and that’s Living Color.”
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Pop Soul & Rock N Roll – The New Respects

Their music is original, their style unique, and their harmonies tighter than the rubber band around the Sunday Times. The New Respects are the real deal.

Why Black Stone Cherry Loves Their Blues Too

"Here’s the cool thing about blues... everybody is influenced by the blues, whether they know it or not."

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."
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Twenty Questions With Keyon Harrold

"I do believe that my job as an artist is to paint and reflect our times; forging soundscapes that resonate from the speakers into your soul."

Gayle Dean Wardlow Brings Paramount Legacy to Life

"If Paramount had not existed, there would have been a tremendous amount of talent that would have never got recorded."

Joe Filisko & Eric Noden Bring History to Every Performance

"I think that our music is very flexible."
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About John Lee Hooker

"Nobody know John Lee Hooker. They know as much about my cat as they know about me."

Billy Flynn Loves His Blues

"Blues was underground, you know? It was kind of hard to find."

Billy Branch Works Hard to Keep the Blues Alive

"I didn’t have a chance to know Wolf personally, but I had a chance to sit in with Muddy a couple of times."
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