Steve Likens: David McCrosky 2019 Volunteer Photographer-In-Residence
Steve and his wife Dawn may have moved to downtown Memphis, but they still maintain that Mississippi hill country state of mind. Steve’s photos appear in the Blues Hall of Fame interactive archive in Memphis; the Memphis Music Hall of Fame's on-line bio for Hi-Rhythm Section (coming soon), and albums by Rip Lee Pryor (Nobody But Me), Blues Doctors (Roosters Happy Hour), Anthony “Big A” Sherrod with the Cornlickers (Red's Juke Joint Sessions Vol. 2), Adam Gussow (Crossroad Blues - European release), Carlos Elliot, Jr. (Raise the Fire America), Carlos Elliot, Jr. and the Cornlickers (Del Otun & el Mississippi), and Cam Kimbrough (Head for the Hills); the Devil Down Records artist profile page for Little Joe Ayers; and promotional material for Cedric Burnside Project, Electro-Fi Records, the Medellin Blues Festival, VisitMS - the Mississippi Tourism Department, Eric Hughes, Carlos Elliot, Jr., R.L. Boyce, the Cornlickers, Lee Rocker, Foxfire Ranch, Libby Rae Watson, The Aguada Hotel (Santa Elena, Belize), and Leo ‘Bud” Welch. Steve’s work also has appeared in Garden & Gun Magazine, Elmore Magazine, The Morton Report, Modern Blues Harmonica, The Star Tribune, No Treble, El Diario, Examiner.com, Con Alma de Blues Magazine, The Blues Foundation Newsletter, Bourbon.fm’s “Routes of Southern Sounds” series, MusicPilgrimer, and the Mississippi Museum of Art's online exhibition: True Color in Black and White. The original trailer for the production of the documentary on the life of Leo “Bud” Welch - Late Blossom Blues - featured one of Steve’s black and white photos of Leo taken at the Otha Turner homestead in Tate County, Mississippi.