From bluegrass to gospel to country, the South is the birthplace of nine distinct musical traditions. Visit the points of interest with five curated road trip guides that make up the 1,500-mile stretch of highway known as Gold Record Road, part of the Americana Music Triangle.
Visit more than 30 sites in five states, including the home of Muddy Waters in Clarksdale, Mississippi, jazz halls in New Orleans, and the famous music studio in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, where musicians including The Rolling Stones and Aretha Franklin have recorded.
Visit the website for road trips and upcoming events along the trail.
— Jan Schroder, @GirlontheGoJan