WWOZ Blog http://www.wwoz.org/blog/show-hosts/all en British Pathé Archive: New Orleans http://www.wwoz.org/blog/338871 <p>More than 80,000 historical films from the&nbsp;British Pathé Archive are now available for free viewing on YouTube. The archive is the largest on YouTube and contains mostly news reels and movies spanning 1896 to 1976. While the collection is particularly rich in its materials from both World Wars, there are also many more lighthearted features, including footage from our own fine city.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/338871" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/338871#comments Sat, 23 May 2015 09:00:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 338871 at http://www.wwoz.org Rhythm Room Playlist 05/22/15 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/340311 <table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width:100px"> <tbody> <tr> <th style="vertical-align:top">Num.</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Title</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Artist</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Time</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Release</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Start Time</th> </tr> <tr> <td style="vertical</tr></tbody></table><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/340311" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/340311#comments Sat, 23 May 2015 05:04:00 +0000 Allen Laskey 340311 at http://www.wwoz.org Vieux Carré Digital Survey http://www.wwoz.org/blog/337036 <p>French Quarter history buffs can dig this-- the Historic New Orleans Collection&#39;s <a href="http://hnoc.org/vcs/index.php">Vieux Carré Survey is available online</a>. The database includes extensive records of nearly every property within the Quarter, including historical, architectural, legal, and sociological information.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/337036" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/337036#comments Fri, 22 May 2015 11:02:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 337036 at http://www.wwoz.org R & B Show 5/21/15 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/339861 <table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width:100px"> <tbody> <tr> <th style="vertical-align:top">Num.</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Title</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Artist</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Time</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Release</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Start Time</th> </tr> <tr> <td style="vertical</tr></tbody></table><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/339861" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/339861#comments Fri, 22 May 2015 03:04:00 +0000 Allen Laskey 339861 at http://www.wwoz.org Lightnin' Hopkins, "What'd I Say" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/339566 <p>Legendary Texas country blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist extraordinare Sam "Lightnin'" Hopkins (1912-1982) demonstrates his distinctive fingerstyle in this cover of the classic Ray Charles song "What'd I Say". Hopkins'&nbsp;<em>New York Times</em>&nbsp;obit called him "one of the great county blues" players, and "perhaps the greatest single influence on rock guitar players."</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/339566" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/339566#comments WWOZ Latest Wed, 20 May 2015 13:18:00 +0000 David Stafford 339566 at http://www.wwoz.org New Orleans Wine & Food Experience -- 2015 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/338881 <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/338881" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/338881#comments Tue, 19 May 2015 13:48:00 +0000 Bill deTurk 338881 at http://www.wwoz.org The Heptones, "I Shall Be Released" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/338346 <p>Jamaican vocal group the Heptones, backed by the Dutch musicans the High Notes, with their reggae cover of Bob Dylan's "I Shall Be Released". The Heptones recorded this song twice, first in 1969 for Studio One and then in 1976 at Lee "Scratch" Perry's Black Ark studio for their <em>Party Time</em> album.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/338346" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/338346#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 18 May 2015 12:18:00 +0000 David Stafford 338346 at http://www.wwoz.org Bayou Boogaloo 2015: May 15-17 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/335471 <p>The Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo is coming up this weekend, marking the unofficial start to summer for many Mid-City dwellers. This free 3-day family-friendly music and arts festival was started in 2005 and is held on the banks of Bayou St. John. It features live music, a huge variety of food vendors, an art market, and athletics.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/335471" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/335471#comments Live event Sun, 17 May 2015 13:54:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 335471 at http://www.wwoz.org The Soul Ride Playlist, 5/15/15, complete http://www.wwoz.org/blog/337486 <p>Playlist for The SoulRide, May 15th, 2015, including what was skipped..</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/337486" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/337486#comments Sat, 16 May 2015 18:31:00 +0000 Raymond Kent 337486 at http://www.wwoz.org Rhythm Room Playlist 05 15 15 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/337401 <table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width:100px"> <tbody> <tr> <th style="vertical-align:top">Num.</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Title</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Artist</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Time</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Release</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Start Time</th> </tr> <tr> <td style="vertical</tr></tbody></table><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/337401" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/337401#comments Sat, 16 May 2015 05:08:00 +0000 Allen Laskey 337401 at http://www.wwoz.org