Category: Columns

Sing one for Son

By Jim Dees This time of year is blues season with music festivals and outdoor concerts popping up like wild onions. The blues are a good teacher and that includes the late James “Son” Thomas of Leland.  In the 1980s, Son would...

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The Redneck Riviera

I viewed the country life as one of self-sufficiency, masculinity, freedom, calm. Knowledge that provided understanding of how to live off the land, use a knife to skin an animal, cultivate and grow a garden, build something out of nothing.

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