Aug 3

Who Are The Mississippi Hippies?
The Mississippi Hippies are an emerging blues-rock band. Hailing from the rugged landscape of Canada, The Mississippi Hippies infuse ’60s rock with traditional and electric blues. The Mississippi Hippies were formed in the late ’60s and ’70s in and around Toronto, Canada. Although the group received mild critical acclaim during their initial existence, they have become a historically important band for the Toronto music scene.

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May 28

Spontaneous Creativity Of The Mississippi Hippies

Who Are The Mississippi Hippies?
The Mississippi Hippies are about relaxing and having a good time, according to their website. Nick Pegg and Pat Feguson formed the Mississippi Hippies in 2005. Initially, the band set out to play live shows before they ever recorded a demo, single or debut album. The Mississippi Hippies raised enough money from playing bars in order to record their first few songs. The first CD of The Mississippi Hippies was entitled “No Time For No Time”, which was self-released by the Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 25

The Mississippi Hippies may sound like a band with roots firmly entrenched in the land of Dixie, but this band hails from the country of Canada. Bluesy and eclectic, the Mississippi Hippies are Toronto-based brothers whose tunes nonetheless contain nuances of classic hippie music. Even though the band borrows from the southern sound of the 60s and 70s, this band is truly an original. Blues fans from all over the northern hemisphere flock to Toronto live music venues to Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

What do you use the internet for besides the average and the mundane? Sure, you check your emails and you pay your bills and you hit up Netflix and you might even go to Home Depot’s website or places like www.homeproimprovement.com for home repair stuff.

Ever think about tracking down the Mississippi Hippies?

It’s been a while since they really made any major news headlines but, as the saying goes, once a Mississippi Hippy, Always a Mississippi Hippy. You just can’t stop them and no matter where you go or what you listen to, they will be there.

Much like the Ninja Turtles or any other major fad that frequently comes and goes, the hippies are never down for good and one of the best ways you can keep up with them is through the internet. Dedicated fans do their best to track the group’s movement and you’ll find that, by going online, you’re never quite out of the loop.

It’s also a great opportunity to get to know other fans and really expand your knowledge and experience with the hippies. So if you’re having trouble tracking down the Mississippi Hippies and wondering where and when they’ll pop up next – don’t get frustrated, get online.

May 29

“The Mississippi Hippies”are a successful bluesy rocking group who do not claim birth roots from the land of Dixie at all. These musicians are Canadian born. They are seasoned professionals who have been performing in various bands since the Toronto Sound era of the sixties and seventies.
This headlining act is literally a band of brothers led by their exuberant front man and singer John Dickie. He is backed by his brothers Gordie and Hughie Leggat. Both are talented, well rehearsed guitarists Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

When first hearing of The Mississippi Hippies, many immediately conjure imagery of a group of flower children, perhaps lazily strumming guitars from among the moss-draped live oaks and alligator-infested swamps of the Mississippi Delta. It is not difficult to imagine an old bohemian Volkswagen van traversing the byways of the south, with the catchy twangs and strums of the blues lazily sounding from the windows. But did you know that The Mississippi Hippies are really from Toronto?

These Canadians do not apologize for adopting the imagery of the south. Although they are not geographically from the Deep South, their Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

The Mississippi Hippies have burst on to the scene at a time when blues is not at an all-time peak in sales. It’s a bold move to venture into the blues arena, but the Mississippi Hippies have made their mark. This group has brought some distinct southern appeal to the blues of today.

The Hippies are natives of Canada, but they have a title that fits them perfectly. This group definitely draws from some southern influence. This has made the group gain appeal Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

The Mississippi Hippies are a Canadian Bluesy-Rock-Country band. The band started in the early 2000′s and is formed by brothers Gord and Hugh Leggatt who are joined by John Dickie. The members had been in such bands as The Prima Donnas and Private Eye. The most common genre placements for their music are Chicago Blues, Folk and Country Rock.

It wasn’t until 2005 that they released a self-titled debut album. They had finally signed with a label, Big Smoke Records. This album is reminiscent of The Kentucky Headhunters, Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

The Mississippi Hippies are a Southern Rock/Blue group signed to the Big Smoke label. The band primarily consists of vocalist John Dickie and guitarist brothers Hugh and Gordie Leggat. The sound fuses together old southern fry rock from the 60′s and 70′s, along with the jazzy, upbeat sound of rock music made popular in the 1950′s by Chuck Berry and the likes. Their music is laced humor as the idea of a bunch of middle aged men playing music today that is now known as the birth music Read the rest of this entry »