WWOZ Blog http://www.wwoz.org/blog/show-hosts/all en Snooks Eaglin, "Drop the Bomb", 1985 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/250241 <p>Storyville Records recently posted video of a 1985 performance of &quot;Drop the Bomb&quot; by the great New Orleans blues guitarist Snooks Eaglin (1936-2009).</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/250241" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/250241#comments WWOZ Latest Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:59:00 +0000 David Stafford 250241 at http://www.wwoz.org North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic http://www.wwoz.org/blog/250211 <p><em><strong>WWOZ&#39;s Jennifer Brady reports:</strong></em></p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/250211" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/250211#comments Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:19:00 +0000 David Stafford 250211 at http://www.wwoz.org Check out some new music #3 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/250166 <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>What is up Ozillians,</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/250166" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/250166#comments Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:21:00 +0000 jreeves0667 250166 at http://www.wwoz.org Learn the History of NOLA Jazz Standards w/Special In-Studio Guest http://www.wwoz.org/blog/250046 <p>I'll be in subbing for the Traditional Jazz show tomorrow, Thursday, July 10, 2014 from 9-11am. Joining me will be John Joyce, bassist for New Orleans favorites <a href="http://www.smokingtimejazzclub.com/" rel="nofollow">The Smoking Time Jazz Club</a>. John is one of the most knowledgeable and committed jazz musicians I've had the pleasure of knowing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/250046" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/250046#comments Special Show Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:43:00 +0000 Carrie Hadler 250046 at http://www.wwoz.org The Young Presidents with Ivan Neville, "Time" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/249361 <p>New York&#39;s The Young Presidents (Mitch Kaneff and Jake Hertzog) joined up with New Orleans icon Ivan Neville to shoot this &quot;<a href="" target="_blank">exuberant, fun video</a>&quot; of their original rock tune &quot;Time&quot; at various locations around town, including WWOZ.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/249361" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/249361#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:28:00 +0000 David Stafford 249361 at http://www.wwoz.org Meschiya Lake and The Little Big Horns, 4 Songs Live http://www.wwoz.org/blog/249101 <p>For your weekend viewing pleasure, here&#39;s a hot-off-the-presses, live-in-the studio performance by Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns at KEXP in Seattle, recorded on May 29 and published yesterday.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/249101" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/249101#comments WWOZ Latest Sat, 05 Jul 2014 15:08:00 +0000 David Stafford 249101 at http://www.wwoz.org Prince et al., "While My Guitar Gently Weeps", 2004 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/249076 <p>Prince, who&#39;s headlining <a href="" target="_blank">the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans</a> this weekend, possesses many musical gifts, perhaps none greater than as a rock-star-style guitarist.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/249076" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/249076#comments WWOZ Latest Fri, 04 Jul 2014 14:39:00 +0000 David Stafford 249076 at http://www.wwoz.org Clarence "Frogman" Henry, "Ain't Got No Home" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/247961 <p>Clarence &quot;Frogman&quot; Henry, a 2007 Louisiana Music Hall of Fame inductee and a New Orleans legend, delivers an epic eight-plus minute of his 1956 debut single, &quot;Ain&#39;t Got No Home&quot; at the LMHOF Legends Live show.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/247961" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/247961#comments WWOZ Latest Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:19:00 +0000 David Stafford 247961 at http://www.wwoz.org Amazing Music Lineup at the new Live Oak Cafe http://www.wwoz.org/blog/247581 <p>If you listen to WWOZ&#39;s Morning Set , you crave good music in the morning.&nbsp; Oak<br /> Street cafe used to be one of the only places in town serving live music<br /> with breakfast.&nbsp; It has recently been taken over by former staff<br /> members, and is now the Live Oak Cafe.&nbsp; Charles Farmer, longtime house</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/247581" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/247581#comments Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:13:00 +0000 Mark LaMaire 247581 at http://www.wwoz.org Al Hirt on the Johnny Cash Show, 1970 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/247576 <p>Check out New Orleanian Alois Maxwell &quot;Al&quot; Hirt (1922-1999), playing his horn during a December 16, 1970 episode of Johnny Cash&#39;s musical variety show. The pace here is brisk: Hirt does 3 songs in 4min, 21sec. First, there&#39;s a quick &quot;I Walk the Line&quot; with Cash, followed by two songs by Hirt and his band.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/247576" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/247576#comments WWOZ Latest Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:29:00 +0000 David Stafford 247576 at http://www.wwoz.org