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Song of the Day: The River Hymn by The Band

This month we’re highlighting great songs about rivers that aren’t necessarily about the Mississippi. The River Hymn by The Band is one of my favorites in this category. Thanks to Robbie Robertson’s evocative lyrics, I can easily picture myself sitting next to the Mississippi or any other great river. You can find the song on […]

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Song of the Day: Ride the River by JJ Cale and Eric Clapton

We’re switching things up for a month at the Song of the Day Department. There are a lot of good songs out there about rivers, even if many of them aren’t specifically about the Mississippi. We normally file those songs away for our personal enjoyment, but this month we’re going to share a few of […]

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Song of the Day: Slow Down Mississippi River by JD Edwards

We’re looking north today for the Song of the Day, all the way to Winnipeg’s JD Edwards Band. This song has something of an unusual back story as I understand it. The band was touring in the US when JD needed an emergency appendectomy while in Memphis, which gave him an unplanned vacation and some […]

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