“40 Years of Making Year End Music Lists: 1979-2018” by Johnny Cole

What does “Breakfast in America” by Supertramp (1979) and “Sideshow Love” by Will Kimbrough (2014) have in common? In the year of their release, they were both named my favorite album of the year. The same can be said of such albums as 1982’s “Nebraska” by Bruce Springsteen, 1989’s “New… Continue Reading

The Southland Music Line 2018 – A Year in Review

2018 marks The Southland Music Line’s 5th year of celebrating great music. When Stephen “Andy” Anderson, Robby Amonett and I decided to begin “The Line” in 2013, we set out to share our love of music with others and it has truly been an enjoyable experience. Over the past twelve… Continue Reading

“The Line Appreciates Our Contributors” by Johnny Cole

The Southland Music Line began five years ago when Robby Amonett, Stephen Anderson and I set out to document our combined experiences as we continued a pilgrimage in search of great music across the South and abroad. Over the course of these few years we have, for a huge part,… Continue Reading

Observations For A Better Live Music Experience Part 1: Living in the Real World

* This article is written based on generalizations from recent experiences and not aimed at anyone in particular. There are many things that separate live music today from yesterday . Advancements in technology have improved several aspects to live shows. No doubt we reap the benefits in the capability of… Continue Reading

The Southland Music Line 2016: A Year in Review

Next Page > 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 The Southland Music Line wants to thank our readers, friends, associates and fellow music fans for making 2016 such a wonderful year. Stephen Anderson, Robby Amonett and I appreciate the many good… Continue Reading

Baldwin County Public Records Showcases Its Talent At The Frog Pond at Blue Moon Farm

The Deep South doesn’t have long cold winters as its neighbors to the North, but on a Sunday afternoon in January 2016, winter showed its not-so-friendly face as a loyal group of music loving fans gathered together for a special occasion.   These devoted fans came together at The Frog… Continue Reading

Best of 2014: Top Albums | Top Live Music Experiences | Top Music Venues of the South

The Best of 2014 The Southland Music Line’s 2014: A Year in Music continues with its “Best of” Collection. 1.) Top Ten Albums 2.) Top Live Music Experiences. 3.) Top Venues of The South that had an impact on us in 2014. * We will begin with Stephen, then Robby… Continue Reading