Mississippi Blues Trail Series: Harrison County Blues – Biloxi, Gulfport & Pass Christian

An Article by Johnny Cole | Photos by Stephen Anderson Traveling along coastal U.S. Highway 90 in Harrison County, Mississippi in 2019, things have noticeably changed through the years. Gone are the many seafood factories, small mom & pop souvenir businesses and motor inns, now replaced with luxurious casinos, high… Continue Reading

Molly Thomas & The Rare Birds – Time for These Wings to Fly

An article by Johnny Cole  |  Photos by Stephen Anderson Through the years, there has always been a select group of bands and music artists that have caught my attention more than usual. In the recent past, I anxiously waited for what was next from such artists as Escondido, Larkin… Continue Reading

Luther Dickinson’s Third Annual Tribute to Walter Anderson’s “Seven Climates”

An article by Brenda Germany Photos by Stephen “Andy” Anderson “I was just obsessed with the inspiration that art gave me. I’ll be working on it for the rest of life – I’ll always be working on it.” Mississippi Hill Country Blues guitarist and vocalist Luther Dickinson, of the famed… Continue Reading

The 2018 Mississippi Songwriters Festival

An Article by Johnny Cole Photos by Stephen “Andy” Anderson “The gift of song has a unique power all unto itself while often providing a lasting effect on others. We can all name a song that has brought joy and, at times, a profound meaning in our lives. For every… Continue Reading

“Bill Abel – A Passion for the Blues” by Brenda Germany

“You know, you’d prefer to play for people who understand the Blues and are into it. When you’re playing for that group of people it’s kind of like a family, like they’re a part of it and it isn’t about the musician; it’s about the music itself. So, there’s a… Continue Reading

A Memorable Weekend at the Mississippi Songwriters Festival 2017

The gift of song has a unique power all unto itself while often providing a lasting effect on others. We can all name a song that has brought joy and, at times, a profound meaning in our lives. For every song, there is that person or persons who has poured… Continue Reading

The Southland Music Line 2016: Robby Amonett – A Year in Music-Inspired Art

< Previous | Next Page > 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 . “A live music event doesn’t seem official until Robby Amonett shows up.” – This is a common statement said about the gifted artist whom has become a much loved figure along… Continue Reading

Joey Cook & The Partyraddlers: “Welcome to the Variety Show” – A Music Spotlight

The sounds of a carnival barker introducing us to the Joey Cook & The Partyraddlers 2016 album “Welcome to the Variety Show” proves to be an original and ideal way to pull listeners into a colorful mixture of tunes that blend nicely together. This month we are privileged to spotlight… Continue Reading

The Southland Music Line 2015 – Favorite Albums, Shows & Live Music Venues

JOHNNY COLE JOHNNY COLE’S FAVORITE ALBUMS OF 2015 (1-20 of 300): The following list provides an overall look at what Johnny Cole enjoyed in 2015. (A LINK TO COMPLETE EXTENDED LIST FOLLOWS LISTING). The albums were all officially released between January and December of the year. EPs, Greatest Hits, Remastered… Continue Reading

The Southland Music Line 2015 – Johnny Cole: A Year of Travelin’ and 300+ Shows

In previous articles, I have written about what an exciting year 2015 has been for artist Robby Amonett, photographer Stephen Anderson, and The Southland Music Line. Personally, I have several people to thank for their contributions to The Line. Obviously, I thank Stephen and Robby for making this pilgrimage in… Continue Reading