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Chris Herrington

Memphis is known, far and wide, as a music town. Here are ten albums — a tiny slice of the impact — that explain why. Read more

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This is the month of midtown music festivals. Read more

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A four-cornered map of the local music scene. Read more

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After a rough life, Tupelo's John Murry is finally on the brink of the big time. Read more

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Illness and grief lend special meaning to this spirited folk-country debut album. Read more

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Jason Freeman wanted something different with a new album that blends rockabilly with gutbucket blues. Read more

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Rising folk-rockers Star & Micey make their move with a new EP. Read more

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The Memphis Dawls performing at the 2012 Cooper-Young Festival main stage.

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The Memphis Dawls are poised for the big time. Read more

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Former bandmates regroup to experiment with a brand-new sound. Read more

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What's hot in Memphis music in 2012. Read more

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The Wandering brings together a supergoup of local musicians steeped in our region's music history. Read more

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Meet four up-and-comers in the Memphis rap-music scene. Read more

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A pair of former Memphians — one in Nashville now, the other in London — release new albums. Read more

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Lucero (left to right): Scott Thompson (top left), John C. Stubblefield (bottom left), Jim Spake, Todd Beene, Ben Nichols, Rick Steff, Brian Venable, Roy Berry.

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Over 14 years, Lucero has steadily moved into new sonic territory. Read more

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After a long delay, Yo Gotti's Live From the Kitchen is all about "getting good music to the people." Read more

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Ty Seagall

Memphis-connected garage-rock collections put a bow on 2011. Read more

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Don Trip’s heartfelt plea for his son becomes a musical sensation — and helps his own healing process. Read more

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Cities Aviv takes hip-hop and punk/metal music and "throws it off a cliff." Read more

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Steve Cropper pays tribute to The 5 Royales, and Stax cohort Packy Axton finally gets his due. Read more

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Brandon Dill

In a deeply personal album, Amy LaVere swaggers and soars. Read more

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