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Country Blues in Black and White

Over one billion hours of content are viewed each day on YouTube according to Alexa Internet, a web traffic analysis company. They've also calculated …

Music

Life, Death, and John Prine

When my wife had been in labor for 16 hours, I played her John Prine’s “Everything Is Cool.” She’d begun gasping instead of breathing, climbing into the tub to gather herself. As Prine’s fingerpicking rang out from a tiny speaker, she closed her eyes and smiled.<p>The song is simple, like all Prine …

Almaguin Highlands Tourism

May 19, 2018<p>Dany Laj & The Looks combine the blue collar grit and wry outlook of a young Elvis Costello with the power pop punch of Cheap Trick in …

Almaguin Highlands

The <b>Almaguin Highlands</b> Region (colloquially known as <b>Almaguin</b>, also referred to as '<b>the Highlands'</b>) in Ontario, Canada, covers approximately 5,200 km2 …

With End Of Castro Era In Sight, Cuba Prepares To Pass Power To New Generation

Cuba stands hours from a watershed: On Thursday, for the first time since the Cuban revolution nearly six decades ago, the island nation will hail a leader outside the Castro family.<p>President Raul Castro, 86-year-old brother of the late Fidel, expects to hand power over the Communist government to …

Cuba

'The Last Waltz' Soundtrack 40th Anniversary: 5 Noteworthy Performances From the Concert

Today marks the 40th anniversary of Martin Scorcese’s soundtrack, originally released April 7, 1978.<p>Documenting The Band’s Thanksgiving “farewell …

A little-known Mexican gem: 11 reasons to visit gorgeous Guanajuato

If you think Mexico is all about beaches and wrestling then you need to check out Guanajuato.<p>The colonial capital of the state with the same name was …

Cuba prepares for life after the Castros

Cuba will cease to be ruled by a Castro this week for the first time in almost half a century, as the Caribbean island begins a new chapter in its turbulent history.<p>President Raul Castro, 86, will step down after a decade in power in a parliamentary session which begins on Wednesday - completing a …

Race for Mexico's 'cocaine of the sea' pushes 2 species toward extinction

SAN FELIPE (MEXICO) (AFP) -<p>The dried fish parts don't look like much to the novice eye, but the totoaba swim bladders discreetly displayed in this shop in Guangzhou, China sell for up to $20,000.<p>Half a world away, off the coast of Mexico, poachers battling each other for this "cocaine of the sea" …

Extinction

FULL ROUTE - Tour du Mont Blanc - Camping - GoPro.

Trekking the Tour du Mont Blanc. - Changing Pages

The Tour du Mont Blanc, 3 countries, 11 days walking, and some of the most spectacular views of the French, Swiss and Italian Alps imaginable. How …

TOUR DU MONT BLANC ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME!

John Prine: 'Things were going so good, I was afraid to screw it up with a new record'

The singer-songwriter’s career has spanned almost 50 years. In his first album since 2005, Prine gets reflective and romantic while avoiding any mention of the president<p>John Prine was sitting in a boat in the middle of a river when he realized he had an idea for a song.<p>The idea came the way ideas …

Country Music

How to Find New Music You'll Actually Like

Some people can dig up great music like magic, or have friends inside the industry who keep them updated. Some people are contented with their weekly …

Tiny Tulum goes from beach paradise to eco nightmare

With its eco-chic hotels, yoga retreats, Mayan ruins, luscious jungles and turquoise ocean, the Mexican town of Tulum has become the new bohemian …

Pilgrimage season gets underway in Europe

More and more people are stepping away from daily life and onto a pilgrimage path like the Way of Saint James, which goes to Spain's west coast. …

Mexico’s Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit are redefining the all inclusive holiday

The words ‘all inclusive holiday’ usually conjure up images of soggy chips, questionable accommodation and sunburned bodies by the pool.<p>Don’t get me …

Calgary man clinging to life in Mexico relying on strangers to give blood

<b>UPDATE: Friends and family of Troy Black confirm he died Saturday night.</b><p>A heartfelt and desperate plea on social media has moved Calgarians thousands …

Social Media

All They Will Call You Will Be Deportees

After a fiery plane crash in 1948, all 32 people on board died—but they weren’t all treated the same after death.The post All They Will Call You Will …

Mexico

Andy Griffith's Mayberry: Americana Lost and Found

When most people think back to the ’60s, some things that might come to mind could be the social, cultural, and political changes; exploration of …

Willie Nelson

13 essential acoustic blues albums

Robert Johnson - The Centennial Collection<p>“At the moment, this is the best re-master of the whole catalogue. When it comes to acoustic blues that’s …

Guitar

How to Travel to Cuba Solo Under Trump's New Regulations

Since Trump restricted travel to Cuba in November, you may be laboring under the assumption that it’s once again illegal for U.S. citizens to visit …

A Brief History of the Most Bizarre US Assassination Plots Against Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro

Solo Blues Guitar Lesson Played With Low Notes (Bottom 3 Strings) - EP231

Description<p>In this week’s guitar lesson, you’ll learn an easy to play solo blues composition that’s played solo guitar (no accompaniment). The licks …

Electric Guitar

How to play walking basslines

<b>BASS WEEK</b><b>: Every chord change in the blues should be viewed as an opportunity to create harmonic movement and interest for the listener. This</b> …

Electric Guitar

Global Entry vs. TSA PreCheck: All the Differences, Explained

Your complete guide, here.<p>A few months ago, I was flying out of New York's JFK Airport when I got into a disagreement with a TSA officer in the PreCheck line, who told me that—long story short—it didn't matter whether or not I had Global Entry, as it was a different program than TSA PreCheck and …

This common hotel booking scam costs travelers around $4 billion a year

The next time you make a hotel reservation online, be alert. The American Hotel & Lodging Association is warning travelers about an online booking scam that makes around $4 billion per year from nearly 55 million bookings.<p>Customers may not realize it, but when searching for a hotel online, scam …

Unico 20°87° Hotel Riviera Maya - Adults Only All Inclusive Resort

All Aboard! Exploring Mexico's Copper Canyon by Train

This post may contain affiliate links. Read my Disclosure.<p>The Copper Canyon Train<p>Chihuahua, Mexico<p>Join me for a scenic ride through Northern Mexico’s …

Dartmouth man a leading online resource for authentic Cuban instrument

One of the internet’s top resources for Cuban guitar is living right here in Dartmouth.<p>Paul Jackson, 41, has posted more than 80 video tutorials and …