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SOUTHERN DISCOMFORTKandia Crazy Horse sees Alabama shakers Drive-By Truckers live in NYC (PopMatters, 2001) and Eric Weisbard meets head Trucker Patterson Hood (Spin, 2001). Plus Barney Hoskyns on the problem with southern rock (Guardian, 2012) and Mark Kemp laments the racism of Lynyrd Skynyrd's Ed King after the shooting of Trayvon Marton (Rap & Rock Confidential, 2013)…

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WRITE LIKE JAGGER — Canadian journalist Juliette Jagger deconstructs Drake in 2012, listens to Lorde live in Toronto in 2014 and enjoys a natter with Nelly Furtado in 2017.

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