WWOZ Blog http://www.wwoz.org/blog/show-hosts/all en Jimmy Cliff, Two Songs Live at Glastonbury 2011 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/272901 <p>Jamaican music legend Jimmy Cliff, who&#39;ll be performing Monday at the HOB New Orleans, does two songs (&quot;You Can Get It If You Really Want&quot; and Johnny Nash&#39;s &quot;I Can See Clearly Now&quot;) live in 2011 at the Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts, a five-day music festival held near Pilton, Somerset, England.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/272901" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/272901#comments WWOZ Latest Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:27:00 +0000 David Stafford 272901 at http://www.wwoz.org Dr. John and the Lower 911, "Goin' Back To New Orleans" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/271841 <p>Dr. John and the Lower 911, joined by Donald Harrison on sax, do a ten-and-a-half minute version of &quot;Goin&#39; Back To New Orleans&quot;, recorded August 13, 2006 at the Newport Jazz Festival. The title track from a 1992 release by Dr John, &quot;Goin&#39; Back To New Orleans&quot; was originally cut in the 1950s by Joe Liggins and the Honeydrippers.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/271841" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/271841#comments WWOZ Latest Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:03:00 +0000 David Stafford 271841 at http://www.wwoz.org Cylinder Recordings Available for Free Listen & Download http://www.wwoz.org/blog/269721 <p>If old or obscure recordings are your thing, I&#39;ve got a treat for you. The University of California at Santa Barbara partnered with the Institute of Museum and Library Services to digitize over 10,000 cylinder recordings from 1890-1928. The recordings are available to the public at <a href="http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/index.php">http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/index.php</a>.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/269721" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/269721#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:36:00 +0000 Carrie Hadler 269721 at http://www.wwoz.org Aaron Neville and Maria Muldaur, "Amazing Grace," 1989 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/270876 <p>Aaron Neville and folk-blues-country vocalist Maria Muldaur perform &quot;Amazing Grace&quot; at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, on November 26, 1989. Muldaur&#39;s career began as part of the American folk music revival and the Greenwich Village scene of the early 1960s.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/270876" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/270876#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:32:00 +0000 David Stafford 270876 at http://www.wwoz.org Elvis Costello with Allen Toussaint, 2006 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/270506 <p>For your weekend viewing pleasure, here&#39;s Elvis Costello accompanied by Allen Toussaint, the Crescent City Horns (including Big Sam Williams) and the Imposters, live from the Montreal Jazz Festival on July 3, 2006. This video is 56 minutes long, selected from a 3 hour show--not the &quot;full show&quot; as the YouTube poster mistakenly claims.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/270506" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/270506#comments WWOZ Latest Sat, 27 Sep 2014 09:10:00 +0000 David Stafford 270506 at http://www.wwoz.org Ella Fitzgerald: "One Note Samba," 1969 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/269731 <p>Ella Fitzgerald&#39;s first appearance at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1969, then held at the Montreux Casino, included this scat version of &quot;One Note Samba&quot;. She&#39;s backed by the Tommy Flanagan Trio. The YouTube video mistakenly identifies this as &quot;a packed New Orleans&quot; performance, even though &quot;Montreux&quot; is clearly visible in the background, e.g.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/269731" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/269731#comments WWOZ Latest Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:01:00 +0000 David Stafford 269731 at http://www.wwoz.org Bonnie Raitt and Allen Toussaint, "What Is Success?" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/269186 <p>Two Guardians of the Groove, Bonnie Raitt and Allen Toussaint, team up on &quot;What Is Success&quot; at the Saenger Theater in New Orleans in 2006. The song dates from around 1970, having appeared on Toussaint&#39;s eponymous second solo album, also issued as <i>From a Whisper to a Scream</i>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/269186" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/269186#comments WWOZ Latest Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:29:00 +0000 David Stafford 269186 at http://www.wwoz.org Best of Bonnaroo 2014 a recap http://www.wwoz.org/blog/262951 <p>&nbsp; Fall arrives tonight and with the end of summer I thought it be a great time to review the&nbsp; experience of Bonnaroo this summer. The Boudin Man and Old Man River attended 2014 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival held on June 12 through 15.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/262951" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/262951#comments Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:07:00 +0000 bobrod 262951 at http://www.wwoz.org Hurray for the Riff Raff at 2014 Americana Music Awards http://www.wwoz.org/blog/268501 <p>The 2014 Americana Music Awards were held on September 17 at Nashville&#39;s historic Ryman Auditorium (home of the Grand Ole Opry). New Orleans&#39; <a href="http://hurrayfortheriffraff.com/">Hurray for the Riff Raff</a> was nominated for Best Emerging Artist but lost out to Sturgill Simpson.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/268501" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/268501#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:30:00 +0000 Carrie Hadler 268501 at http://www.wwoz.org Galactic featuring Maggie Koerner, "Dolla Diva" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/268676 <p>If you haven&#39;t caught Galactic with singer Maggie Koerner (or even if you have!), check out this video recorded earlier his year at Freebird Live, a Jacksonville, Florida music venue. The song, &quot;Dolla Diva&quot; was written by Koerner and David Shaw of the Revivalists.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/268676" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/268676#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:02:00 +0000 David Stafford 268676 at http://www.wwoz.org