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Video Series

Music From The Ground Up  is a locally produced music video series featuring local Delta musicians affiliated with the Deep Roots music project. The series will premiere on Friday, February 19 at 1:00 pm CST on the Deep Roots website ( and present weekly episodes, featuring a single song performance of roots music along with a brief conversation with one of eleven musicians and bands highlighted in the series. Local artists featured in the Music From The Ground Up series include The Cuz Band, Peyton Aldridge, Tricia Walker, Gran Boiz, Jimi’s People, Jeff McCreary, Variety, Betzenzo, Keith Johnson, Delta String Band, and Craig Adams. Music From The Ground Up is part of the Deep Roots music initiative, a partnership between Big Front Porch Productions and the City of Cleveland. 

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Episode 011: Keith Johnson (“Light My Fire”)

May 7, 2021

Keith Johnson, great nephew of Muddy Waters, is being rightly hailed as the “Prince of the Delta Blues.” Carrying on his family tradition, Keith performs “Light My Fire” for this week’s episode of Music From The Ground Up.