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James Luther Dickinson/North Mississippi Allstars: I'm Just Dead, I'm Not Gone

Read "I'm Just Dead, I'm Not Gone" reviewed by Doug Collette

The music of I'm Just Dead, I'm Not Gone is as ghostly as the black and white cover photo of its principal. The North Mississippi Allstars provides appropriately earthy accompaniment to a front man who commands the spotlight in larger-than-life fashion.

A little background helps enhance the focus on the portrait provided by this album, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Luther Dickinson and The Sons of Mudboy: Onward and Upward

Read "Onward and Upward" reviewed by Doug Collette

Luther Dickinson, a founding member of The North Mississippi Allstars and a guitarist recently recruited into The Black Crowes, is only one member of The Sons of Mudboy, an impromptu gathering of musicians offering a posthumous tribute to Dickinson's father, Jim. The group's name constitutes a further homage to the elder Dickinson, who fronted a band ...