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A composite image of Dolly Parton and an album for the Artemis Pyle Band

Music

Listen to Parton’s glorious take on the classic from a new album honoring the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd. Plus, an interview with former Skynyrd drummer Artimus Pyle

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Music

The Georgia band embraces the magic of spontaneity on Be Right Here

Dolly Parton in front of a black background, wearing a silver sequin jumpsuit.

Arts & Culture

Looking back at a life in rhinestones

A man sitting down on a rainbow xylophone wearing a red sweatshirt that says "It is what it is... Red's" on it.

Music

Remembering the late juke joint owner Red Paden and a soul-shaking visit to his Clarksdale beacon for blues lovers

A woman reaches into a miniature model of a juke joint.

Arts & Culture

The legendary North Mississippi nightclub roars back to life, in miniature

Five members of Greensky Bluegrass playing their instruments
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Back Porch Sessions

The band performs three songs, including two from its latest album, Stress Dreams. Recorded at Riverfront Revival in North Charleston, South Carolina

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Music

The multitalented Texas native shows her rock-and-roll side on the forthcoming Polaroid Lovers

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Back Porch Sessions

The venerable South Carolina band plays four songs, including “Big Dreamers,” the title track from their 2022 album

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Music

Jason Isbell, Zach Bryan, Lucinda WIlliams, and more made our top ten listens of 2023

Taylor Swift in a bedazzled suit on a purple stage

Music

From her roots in Nashville’s country music scene, Taylor Swift has reached a nearly unprecedented level of universal fame

Singer Emily Curtis plays a guitar and sings into a microphone
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Back Porch Sessions

The singer-songwriter from Charleston, South Carolina, performs three songs, including a new single, “Tears Taste Like Rosé.” Recorded at Riverfront Revival in North Charleston, South Carolina

A smiling woman poses in front of a brick building and wears a green satin jacket, a green floral button down shirt, and hoop earrings.

Travel

The daughter of soul legend Otis Redding shares the sights and sounds that keep her Georgia hometown humming

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Arts & Culture

Surfing Santas, possum drops, and more singular events

A guitar player stands on a stage with a blue guitar and a microphone, turning his head back; a crowd on the beach gathers at the stage

Music

The Tennessee native continues his fiery ascent on Reflector

Max Rainer of Wilderado stands before a microphone during a performance
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Back Porch Sessions

Max Rainer of Wilderado performs four songs, including “Morning Light,” which is included on the band’s new album, Wilderado Live. Recorded at Riverfront Revival in North Charleston, South Carolina

A man with brown hair, jeans, and a blue shirt holds an acoustic guitar.

Music

Listen to the new Magic Music for Family Folk from the North Mississippi Allstar, featuring his favorite Southern songs and a host of standout guests

The cover of the book Johnny Cash: the Life in Lyrics

Books

Like the Man in Black himself, Johnny Cash: The Life in Lyrics is formidable and forthright. His son, John Carter Cash, reveals more about the book and his father’s writing habits

A close-up of a man with a guitar, shot in black and white

Music

A fresh face on the roots-country scene, the East Tennessee troubadour pines for home on his new single—and its accompanying video shows us why

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Music

The Grammy-winning producer Jennings helps Emerson tap into his rock-and-roll spirit on his new album, The Golden Crystal Kingdom

Arts & Culture

November’s standout series, movies, and podcasts with Southern ties