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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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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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Top 10 Americana Albums to Own on Vinyl

That old-timey sound never truly gets old.
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Big Bill Broonzy

Broonzy was also one of the first bluesmen in Chicago to play electric guitar, beginning in 1942, though his audiences preferred the acoustic sounds of the South.

Something Finally Just Arrived: The Return of Jason Ricci

"It's like having a pet tiger you have to walk. Sometimes he's going to turn on you, but you've got to walk him."
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Sonny Landreth Talks ‘Live in Lafayette’

"No matter where you're from, or what language you speak, blues is the universal language."
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