Articles about river music

Paddling on the Mississippi River: 26 Water Trails from Easy to Challenging

Maybe you're like most people in that you enjoy paddling, but you stick to lakes and small rivers. Maybe, though, you're ready for a new experience. Maybe you're ready to join the growing number of paddlers who are discovering the pleasure of taking their canoes, kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards (SUPs) on the Mississippi and other

By | 2017-06-28T11:16:17+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Feature Articles|0 Comments

The Delta Queen in Song

Delta Queen at Chattanooga, TN When you’ve been around as long as the Delta Queen, a whole lot of people develop a whole lot of affection for you. This may explain why, even 6 years after being shut out of overnight cruising, some people are still trying to get her back on the

By | 2016-10-21T15:28:18+00:00 June 24th, 2014|Feature Articles|0 Comments

Catfish Blues: A Genealogy

Some songs, for whatever reason, catch on quickly and stick around long enough to spawn generations of copies. Catfish Blues is one of those songs; with at least 200 recorded versions (according to the Encyclopedia of the Blues) it has a genealogy that rivals Brigham Young, just with fewer first cousin marriages. My extensive internet

By | 2016-10-21T15:29:01+00:00 November 16th, 2011|Feature Articles|0 Comments