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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.

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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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Walter Trout Says ‘We’re All in This Together’

It was easy to get them to agree. The hard part was the logistics of scheduling, because every one of these guys is a touring, hard working musician.
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Walter Trout – Forty Years a Bluesman

"It's all I ever wanted to do, and I'm going to keep doing it until I can't do it anymore."
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Digging Deep With Corky Siegel

"I dug deep, and deep, and deep into that, beyond what any other human being wants to talk about." - Corky Siegel

Mt. Zion Memorial Fund Preserves Delta Legacy One Project At a Time

"In another instance, a farmer removed the headstones from a cemetery, plowed over the land and planted cotton in place of the markers..."

Keeping the Mississippi Blues Legacy Alive and Relevant

"We have to make the area and our culture, and our history relevant to young people. It has to tie into current day amenities in some form or fashion."
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10 Greatest Blues Song Intros Of All Time

The staff of American Blues Scene put our collective heads together, and offer our choices of the 10 greatest.

‘I Am the Blues’ Rediscovers National Treasures

"Everyone has a particular first-hand life experience but this particular segregated, sharecropping, slavery-type experience ends at that generation."
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