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The Savannah Music Festival is right around the corner! We are continuing our popular state-themed bundles with Georgia.
Savannah Music Festival March 28–April 13
This bundle includes:
Issue 91: Georgia Music Issue—The 17th Annual Southern Music Issue and CD showcases the Peach State’s musical legends, both past and present. Georgia’s diverse musical traditions are explored within the 176-page issue, which comes with a CD featuring James Brown, Sandy Gaye, Gram Parsons, Otis Redding, OutKast, Indigo Girls, Drive-By Truckers, the Allman Brothers Band, and many more.
Issue 100: Spring 2018—Atlanta-native James Dickey takes an existential look at his writing habits in a previously-unreleased essay “The Kingdom of the Other.” Tayari Jones meets her mentor, Pearl Cleage, at Spelman College.
Issue 61: Best of the South Vol. III—Bronwen Dickey, daughter of James Dickey, revisits the river her father made famous in Deliverance. Sam Eifling publishes his ode to the Georgia Aquarium and OA Senior Editor Jay Jennings unpacks the work of artist Kelley Walker. This issue also includes a DVD with an excerpt from Elvis Presley’s 1968 Comeback Special and Betty Boop in “Musical Mountaineers.”
Issue 85: Summer 2014—Tom Zoellner takes on a classic southeastern Georgia speed trap in “The Ludowici Trap.” Drawing from the famous nineteenth-century portraits made by Doris Ulmann, Lisa Elmaleh’s wet plate photographs, collected in American Folk, document the contemporary development of traditional arts throughout the Appalachian Mountains.
Issue 37: Winter 2001—Todd Hanson flashes back to 1994 when he first discovered Space Ghost Coast to Coast, a subversive cartoon talk show from Atlanta. Hal Herring investigates UFC—or kung fu, country style—in Griffin, Georgia. A poem by David Bottoms reflects on the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
This bundle also comes with another free compilation CD, which accompanied the extremely rare 4th Annual Southern Music Issue, featuring music by Randall Bramblett, Alison Krauss, Randy Newman, and many more.
Available now through the end of March.