20 07, 2022

Country Soul: Making Music and Making Race in the American South

2022-07-26T14:08:22-06:00

Country and soul emerged from the same songwriters, musicians, and producers in the recording studios of Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee, and Muscle Shoals, Alabama. [...]

Country Soul: Making Music and Making Race in the American South2022-07-26T14:08:22-06:00
20 07, 2022

Howard “Louie Bluie” Armstrong and the Black String Band Tradition

2022-07-26T14:21:19-06:00

String band and country blues musician Howard “Louie Bluie” Armstrong’s life spanned most of the 20th century. Armstrong’s career took him from his boyhood [...]

Howard “Louie Bluie” Armstrong and the Black String Band Tradition2022-07-26T14:21:19-06:00
20 07, 2022

Hip Hop in Bluff City: The Roots of Memphis Hip Hop with DJ Spanish Fly

2022-08-10T08:30:25-06:00

Hip hop originated in The Bronx, but found its way to Tennessee by the mid-1980s. DJ Spanish Fly, the Godfather of Memphis Rap, has [...]

Hip Hop in Bluff City: The Roots of Memphis Hip Hop with DJ Spanish Fly2022-08-10T08:30:25-06:00
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