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Song of the Day: Mississippi River, Let Your Water Flow by Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver

Bluegrass artists have, over the years, written many songs about the Mississippi River, an interest that continues to today. Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver are arguably among the best bluegrass artists out there today. You can find this song about letting the river take you home–Mississippi River, Let Your Flow–on their 2007 CD called More Behind […]

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Picture of the Day: Confluence Panoramas

I’m lucky enough to live a short 20-minute drive from the point where North America’s two longest rivers meet. which means I get a lot of opportunities to photograph the confluence and to do so at different times of year. The two panoramas below were taken at a time when both rivers were near historically […]

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Picture of the Day: Mississippi-Ohio Confluence

This is a composite of three photos taken at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers in October 2012, at Fort Defiance State Park near Cairo, Illinois; the Ohio is on the left and the Mississippi on the right. Just over a year before, the point from where I took these photos was under […]

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