Mississippi John Doude writes the soundtrack of the Natchez Trace on Yockanookany

Milledgeville musician Mississippi John Doude released the album Yockanookany on September 1st.
Milledgeville musician Mississippi John Doude released the album Yockanookany on September 1st.

On a special edition of Milledgeville Matters, local musician Mississippi John Doude talks about and shares music from his new album Yocaknookany.

Yockanookany is a musical journey down the Natchez Trace Parkway, a historic route connecting Natchez, MIssissippi to Nashville, Tennessee. Through a collaboration with multi-instrumentalist Jonathon Hill, Mississippi John Doude offers ten original tracks reflecting the beauty of a natural corridor that has moved inhabitants across this land since its beginning.

Through the course of the interview, Doude talks about his backstory and plays several live songs that trace a line from his influences to the music he’s making today.

You can learn more about Mississippi John Doude at mississippijohndoude.com or by looking him up on facebook.