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...Anticipation for Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight...

(Sep 21st 2015, 23:13)

...Anticipation for Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight... I just re-watched Quentin Tarantino's read more...

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"A Heaping Helping: Songs for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of AL" by Scott Ward

(Aug 15th 2012, 13:56)

This week I had the pleasure of chatting via Facebook with Alabama musician Scott Ward, producer and director at Lucky Dog Records. read more...

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Swinging With The Duke at the 2012 W. C. Handy Festival

(Jul 26th 2012, 13:27)

The Righteous Brothers may sing about a "rock and roll heaven," but when I die I want to go to jazz heaven. And if there read more...

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Mayberry is Alive and Well in Rogersville, Alabama

(May 21st 2012, 08:36)

Henry David Thoreau went to the woods because he wanted to "live deliberately." I go to

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Review of: Chuck Leavell

Back To The Woods

(Evergreen Arts) Chuck read more...

Review of: Alabama Shakes

Boys & Girls

(ATO) Boys & Girls counts as the Alabama Shakes debut album. Formed during 2009 in Athens, Alabama, the read more...

Review of: Lauderdale

Moving On

(This Is American Music) Lauderdale hails from Muscle Shoals, read more...

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>>Muscle Shoals Features

The Shoals Area Heats Up for the 31st Annual W. C. Handy Music Festival

It's almost that time again when the hills of North Alabama are alive with the sound of music. The 31st annual W. C. Handy MusicFestival, which runs July 20 through July 29, 2012, is a ten day annual celebration of over 300 events at locations throughout the read more...

Swampland's Top 25 Albums of 2011

As March fades and the first quarter of 2012 comes to a close, Swampland has used this moment to look back on 2011 putting together our list of last year's best music releases from the South. Although we've named 25 records on our Top 25 Albums of 2011, each one serves as sort of a best in category as well. There were so many strong releases that we will attempt to spread read more...

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Essence of Light: The Adam Smith Interview

Essence of Light The Adam Smith Interview By James Calemine Born in Macon, Georgia, in 1975, Adam Smith's photography transcends his age. Smith attended college in Mississippi when he began to frequent the juke joint of bluesman Junior Kimbrough. After Kimbrough read more...

Sage & Spirit From Widespread Panic’s John Bell…25 Years of Music & Musings...

Sage & Spirit From Widespread Panic’s John Bell…25 Years of Music & Musings (PART ONE) By James Calemine “We left superstition on the roadside a few cities ago…” “Pilgrims” Widespread Panic

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