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Music Monday: Otis Redding

By Volt Records – Billboard, page 7, 7 January 1967, Public Domain, Link Otis Redding Jr. was a high school dropout who supported his family by playing with Little Richard’s band the Upsetters. After a chance encounter at Stax Recording Studio, he signed his first contract. His music initially reached primarily African American audiences, but […]

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Film Friday: The 5th Wave

Four waves of alien attacks upon earth have devastating effects, but before the fifth wave, a young girl goes on the run to find her brother, who has been separated from her. She teams up with a young man to track him down. Chlöe Grace Moretz stars in the film. Filmed In: Macon, Georgia If […]

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Rock Candy Tours

Visiting Macon, Georgia is an important stop for any music lovers traveling through the region. The seemingly small town played a large role in Southern rock, soul, and other genres from the 1950s to today. In order to teach visitors about the music scene in Macon, a husband and wife duo formed Rock Candy Tours. […]

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Where to Go (in the South) in 2016

It’s the time of year when we start planning upcoming adventures. There are so many places I recommend visiting in the South, but 2016 will be an important year for many reasons. Each of these destinations has been thoughtfully selected for what is new and exciting in the state. So start searching for transportation deals […]

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Classic Eats: H&H Restaurant

Classic Eats is a series about old-school and beloved Southern dining establishments. Do you have suggestions? Leave them in the comments. Soul food restaurants are a dime a dozen in the South, but very few have as much history as H&H Restaurant in Macon, Georgia. The restaurant is beloved by music fans for being where […]

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