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Articles about river music

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 |2016-10-21T15:28:18-05:00June 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 |2016-10-21T15:29:01-05:00November 16th, 2011|Feature Articles|0 Comments