A Friday treat for blues lovers: the late great Koko Taylor doing 6+ minutes
of "Can't Let Go" live at the Woodlands in 1993. Per Lyle Lovett, who
introduces the video, she's backed by the Alligator All-Stars.
Intro 1 Last Time Alternative Quartet Precision Riddim Set 1 2 Like a Ship
Pastor T.L. Barrett and the Youth For Christ Choir Like a Ship 3 Let It Be
Bill Withers Just AS I Am Set 2 4 The Weight Aretha Franklin This Girls In
Love With You 5 Dark End Of the Street Prince Bus...
Leonard Cohen performs "Suzanne" live on the Isle of Wight in 1970, during
Cohen's first year of touring. The show became an album, Live at the Isle of
Wight 1970. One of Cohen's best known songs, "Suzanne" had appeared on his
first album, Songs of Leonard Cohen in 1967; ev...
The artist named "Beans on Toast" is described on his YouTube Channel as an
"English drunk folk singer." "New Orleans Honeymoon" is a track from from his
new (6th) album, The Grand Scheme of Things. The video, which contains a lot
of great French Quarter visuals, was create...
In this video clip from a recent episode of Jazz Night in America,
trumpeter/composer/arranger Steven Bernstein and New Orleans pianist Henry
Butler, co-leaders of a band they call the Hot 9, break down just how they
built an ensemble around one man's signature style. Berns...
Memphis singer-songwriter Valerie June was one of the highlights of last
October's Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival. In this NPR Music Tiny Desk
Concert, a three-song set including two from her most recent album Pushin'
Against a Stone, she shows off her singular blend of...
Alan Lomax is well-known among American traditional music fans for his
extensive audio field recordings from the 1930s onward, much of which has
been released and distributed through the Library of Congress and the
Smithsonian Folkways label. Lesser known is Lomax's video w...
Get Up (Or Get Out)
I Need Time
You've Got To Save Me
If you're kicking back and recovering from Mardi Gras, check out this
four-song set by Grammy-nominated Cajun band Steve Riley and the Mamou
Playboys, a 2011 Tiny Desk Concert from the NPR Music office.
Set List: "Lyons Point" "Valse de Chagrin/Waltz of Sorrow" "Grand Isle" ...
Back in July 2011, Dr. John played the Gathering of the Vibes Music Festival
at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Connecticut and gave this performance of "Big
Bass Drum (On A Mardi Gras Day). Happy Carnival, y'all!