Alski is generously donating his time and effort and a tiny portion of his gi-normous music library to help me present a special show in honor of Jamaica's 50th anniversary of independence. Join us on Saturday for a celebratory Jamaican Journey!
In this edition of the Bloody Sunday Sessions (see below), the Honey Island Swamp Band does "Never Saw It Coming" from their 2013 album Cane Sugar. It was filmed in New Orleans on April 23, 2013 in New Orleans.
Since 1978 I've cycled in and out of hosting radio shows focusing on Americana music. The years have left me jaded about the self-aggrandizing promotion of commercial musicians. They come and they go and they're as boring as any commercially packaged product.
On this day (November 21) in 1940, one Malcolm John "Mac" Rebennack was born in New Orleans. Happy birthday, Dr. John!
This is the official live video for "Ice Age" from Dr. John's 2012 album Locked Down. It was filmed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, with a band that features The Black Keys guitarist Dan Auerbach, who produced the album.