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Vinyl Box Set Staff Pick: 'Root Hog or Die-100 Years-100 Songs: An Alan Lomax Centennial Tribute'

In celebration of Alan Lomax’s 100th birthday, Mississippi Records is proud to present a 6 LP box set featuring 100 of his finest field recordings. Previously unreleased tracks by Bob Dylan, Bascom Lamar Lunsford, Southern Drum and Fife Corps, Bill Broonzy, Rosa Lee Hill, Dennis McGee, Jean Ritchie, Shirley Collins, Bukka White, Vera Ward Hall, The Georgia Sea Island Singers, Son House and many more.

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Sorry I caused a thunderstorm today....

Yesterday we put up a garden gate. We started staining it yesterday, immediately causing just enough rain to get us to stop. Today I began staining it again, causing a light drizzle, which stopped as soon as I put the stain away. 101 more words

What does it all mean...?

“If you do not know where you come from, then you don’t know where you are, and if you don’t know where you are, then you don’t know where you’re going. 103 more words


Audio: "Alcohol Blues" by Sonny Boy Williamson

John Lee Curtis “Sonny Boy” Williamson (1914 – 1948) was an American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter. He is often regarded as the pioneer of the blues harp as a solo instrument and played on hundreds of blues recordings for many pre-World War II blues artists. 116 more words

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Buddy Guy and the Inequity of Musical Fame

Guy heads into his living room and points out some of his favorite memorabilia collected over his 60 years in the business: a photo of him grinning onstage with Clapton at the Royal Albert Hall in 1990; a thank-you note from Mick Jagger for appearing in 

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The 100 greatest songwriters - number 23 - Robert Johnson

At number 23 in Rolling Stone Magazine’s list of the 100 greatest songwriters of all time is Robert Johnson. I did not know about Robert Johnson until I came across him in my countdown of the 500 greatest albums of all time; his album… 482 more words