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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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View the BBC's Southern Rock Documentary on Swampland

(Apr 18th 2012, 09:17)

Swampland has added the BBC's new Southern Rock Documentary to it front page. Go here to view it -

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"How Do You Like Your Blueeyed Boy, Mr. Death": Harry Crews (1935-2012)

(Mar 30th 2012, 12:46)

Harry Crews! I guess I thought he would live forever. When all of those years of out of control drinking did not kill him, I read more...

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RIP Earl Scruggs & Jerry "Boogie" McCain & Harry Crews

(Mar 29th 2012, 11:27)

RIP Earl Scruggs, Harry Crews & Jerry "Boogie" McCain Legendary banjo picker Earl Scruggs died read more...

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Satan Is Real: The Ballad of the Louvin Brothers

(Jan 5th 2012, 20:22)

Charlie Louvin Autobiography: Satan Is Real The late

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Review of: Jack White

Blunderbuss

(Third Man Records) Jack 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: Justin Townes Earle

Nothing's Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me

(Bloodshot Records) Recorded live at Echo Mountain Studios in Asheville, North Carolina, Justin Townes Earle's read more...

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>>Nashville Features

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...

American Roots Music: "The Jefferson County Sound: Alabama's Black Gospel Quartets"

The newdocumentary film, "The Jefferson County Sound: Alabama's Black Gospel Quartets," (One State Films, Stone Ridge, NY, 2012) is a tribute to and an affectionate preservation of roots music, in particular black gospel a capellaquartet music. The film is directed and producedby renowned filmmaker

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>>Nashville Conversations

The Riley Watkins Interview

The Riley Watkins Interview By James Calemine Alabama-born, songwriter/guitarist Riley Watkins epitomizes an obscure talent. Watkins wrote songs and performed his own blend of rock, country and blues all over America for decades. Watkins performed in various bands with country music songwriter Gary Stewart over the years. He also played music on the road with

Lee Bogan: The GRITZ Interview

by Michael Buffalo Smith Lee Bogan is one of my favorite songwriters. The hard working Nashville based writer, singer and guitarist has worked with everyone from Joe Diffie to Billy Joe Royal to Dr. Hook. Now he plays guitar with country hit maker Ronnie McDowell, while also releasing his own solo read more...

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