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WATCH: North Mississippi Allstars, “See the Moon”

Feb 2, 2022

WATCH: North Mississippi Allstars,

Artist: North Mississippi Allstars (L-R: Luther Dickinson, Jesse Williams, Cody Dickinson, Lamar Williams Jr.)
Hometown: Hernando, Mississippi
Song: “See the Moon”
Album: Set Sail
Release Date: January 28, 2022
Label: New West Records

In Their Words: “The chemistry we have with this lineup is powerful. We are all second-generation musicians and share a telepathic, relaxed ease about creating and performing. I believe music is a form of communion with our loved ones and conjuring this vibe with members of musical families can be inspirational. Lamar and I are like-minded. I’ve never had the pleasure of working with a singing partner like Lamar. He has a true-blue quality in his musicality that will pull you in and break your heart. At the same time, Jesse grew up playing music with his brothers and his father — as did we. He plays like a sibling. I’m drawn to musical families, regardless of style. Playing with second- or third-generation players allows us an easy unspoken musical dialog. It’s not a big thing; it’s just what we do. We never had to figure out what it means and takes to be a musician. We all inherently know. Each generation has to reinvent itself and shed the skin of the elders. On Set Sail, we feel as if we’ve once again ‘broken the code,’ and know what we want and how to get it.” — Luther Dickinson, North Mississippi Allstars

Photo Credit: Jason Thrasher

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WATCH: North Mississippi Allstars,
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