Music and the Mississippi River

The Mississippi River has inspired hundreds of songs written by musicians from around the world. The links below will help you get to know that music and some of the musicians who’ve created it.

Is there really such a thing as “Mississippi River Music”?
Yes and no.

There are a lot of songs about the Mississippi River.
Here’s the current list.

Interviews with musicians who have been inspired
by the Mississippi River.

Topics related to river music,
like the history of the song Catfish Blues.