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Brothers Cody and Luther Dickinson are the North Mississippi Allstars. Their new album is titled World Boogie Is Coming.
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September 1, 2013 Weekend Edition Sunday speaks with Luther and Cody Dickinson from the North Mississippi Allstars. Their new album, World Boogie Is Coming, continues the brothers' passion for keeping alive deep blues traditions, mixed with driving southern rock.
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L-R: The North Mississippi Allstars' Chris Chew, Luther Dickinson and Cody Dickinson celebrate the late Jim Dickinson on Keys to the Kingdom.
March 12, 2011 When Memphis musician and producer Jim Dickinson died in August 2009, his sons Luther and Cody spent the following months writing and recording an ode to their father. This month, their band The North Mississippi Allstars released Keys to the Kingdom.
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One of the two known photos of Robert Johnson. This portrait was taken by the Hooks Bros. Photography Company in Memphis, Tenn., circa 1935.
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February 16, 2010 Influencing everyone from The Rolling Stones to Cassandra Wilson, the blues recordings that came out of the Mississippi Delta from the late 1920s through the late '30s have had an enormous impact on American music. Hear songs from Charley Patton, Robert Johnson, Son House and more.
March 23, 2007 The members of the North Mississippi Allstars have crafted a style they call "world boogie" — an energetic blend of Mississippi country-blues, modern rock and even hip-hop. They perform in concert from WXPN and World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.
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October 23, 2005 The North Mississippi Allstars formed to play "hill country blues," but the tunes on their new album, "Electric Blue Watermelon," recall the feel-good Southern rock of the Allman Brothers from the 1970s, or the anthems of Lynyrd Skynyrd.
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September 12, 2000 NPR's Renee Montagne talks to members of the North Mississippi Allstars about their new CD Shake Hands With Shorty. (8:34) North Mississippi Allstars latest CD is titled Shake Hands With Shorty, Uni/Tone Cool; ASIN: B00004T0EE, www.tonecool.com
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