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Dierks Bentley riffs somewhere in Mississippi in Esquire’s songwriting contest

Dierks Bentley photo by Jim Wright

The April issue of Esquire magazine invites Capitol Nashville artist Dierks Bentley (along with four others: Charlie Mars, Bob Schneider, Griffin House and Ben Kweller) to write, perform and record an original song.  The catch:  the song had to contain the phrase, “Somewhere in Mississippi.”  To put the musicians in the mood, Esquire invited them all to Clarksdale, Mississippi, and take part in a two-day photo shoot with world-famous photographer Danny Clinch.

The resulting five songs are available for download beginning today

Here’s a behind-the-scenes video of Dierks’ take and the songwriting challenge:

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