Oxford American’s 20th annual Southern Music Issue, published this week, features North Carolina music with Tryon native Nina Simone on the cover. Essays and profiles highlight the music from the mountains to the beach and everywhere in-between. Not just the heroes of various genres, but the industry with luthiers and fiddle repairers and record companies. The state has not given its music the level of appreciation it deserves for its contributions to the creative economy. Oxford American is an Arkansas-based literary magazine, published quarterly, that explores Southern culture. It was founded in 1992 with the Southern Music Issue launched in 1997. Since 2009, the Southern Music Issue has covered one state at a time, most recently Kentucky in 2017.
DoubleTake wasn't really a "Southern" magazine. Its scope was broad: wonderful documentary reportage, complemented by poems and beautiful photography. The other day, I stumbled on this year's - the eleventh annual! The are two amazing CDs, one of which features artists from Arkansas.
Southern literature (sometimes called the literature of the American South) is defined as American literature about the Southern United States or by writers from this region.
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North Carolina is a state full of small-town treasures. From the coast to the mountains, North Carolina has charm to spare. These spots are prime destinations for making memories. They’re ideal for weekend getaways and have plenty of opportunities for hiking, biking, shopping, eating, boating, and wandering picturesque main streets
Hear all the best new Southern Rock album releases and their best songs each week at New Releases Now. Get free streams of all the best new music in one place! . Newest Southern Rock Albums & Song Releases. Chris Robinson Brotherhood Servants Of The Sun. Silver Arrow Released 06/14/19. The Steel Woods Old News. Woods Music Released 01/18/19. The Vegabonds V. Blue Elan Released 01/18/19. The Kentucky Headhunters Live At The Ramblin’ Man Fair. Alligator Released 01/11/19. The Marcus King Band Carolina Confessions. Fantasy Released 10/05/18. The Magpie Salute High Water I.
The Old North State also has some of the best colleges in America, with Duke ranking among the top five schools in the country. Other notable options include the University of North Carolina (the oldest university in the United States) and Elon University. Throw in a booming art and culture scene, an incredibly pleasant people, and a warm and hospitable southern charm, and it’s easy to see why North Carolina lives up to its motto which means to be rather than to seem . Waxhaw has a historic downtown featuring an assortment of restored brick buildings, some of which have been standing in the area since the late 1800s. The old district is included on the National Register of Historic Places.
|1||–Joe & Odell Thompson||Lights In The Valley (Live)|
|2||–Tift Merritt||My Heart Is Free|
|3||–Etta Baker Feat. Taj Mahal||John Henry|
|4||–Mitchell's Christian Singers||Go Where I Send Thee|
|5||–Ruby Johnson||Don't Play That Song (You Lied)|
|6||–Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson & Ricky Skaggs||Don't Let Your Deal Go Down (Live)|
|7||–Cas Wallin||Pretty Saro|
|8||–Sylvan Esso||Hey Mami (Moog Sound Lab)|
|9||–The Teentones*||Oh My Love (Demo)|
|10||–Superchunk||The Question Is How Fast|
|11||–Malcolm Holcombe||You Don't Come See Me Anymore|
|12||–Samantha Bumgarner & Eva Davis||Big-Eyed Rabbit|
|13||–Big Boy Henry||Take My Baby To The Doctor|
|14||–Lumbee||Streets Of Gold|
|15||–Elizabeth Cotten||Holy Ghost, Unchain My Name|
|16||–Nina Simone||African Mailman|
|17||–Rapsody||Chrome (Like Ooh)|
|18||–Vernon*, Doug* & Link Wray||What Will I Do? (Demo)|
|19||–James Taylor||Copperline (Live)|
|20||–Shannon Whitworth||Mill Mother's Lament|
|21||–The Honeycutters||Me Oh My|
|22||–Sun Ra & His Arkestra* Feat. June Tyson||Somebody Else's World|
|24||–Thelonious Monk Feat. John Coltrane||Crepuscule With Nellie (Take 2)|
|26||–Salty Miller||One More Time|
|27||–Kelsey Lu||Morning After Coffee|
|28||–Don Clayton||Land of the Sky|