As Bobby Rush mentions in the opening of the video below, today (Novemember
10, 2014) is his 81st birthday. The video was recorded in HD with broadcast
quality audio by WWOZ at the 2014 Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival.
Left-handed R&B guitarist Barbara Lynn recorded this song, her first, at
Cosimo Matassa's French Quarter studio in 1962 with session musicians
including one Mac Rebennack. It went to #1 on the R&B charts and hit the top
10 of the Billboard Hot 100.
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Here is story prepared by WWNO on The Dew Drop Social & Benevolent Hal's
One July morning during last summer's Essence Fest, KING, a Los Angeles R&B
trio comprised of twin sisters Paris and Amber Strother and their friend
Anita Bias, visited Euclid Records in the Bywater and performed
Here's how NPR Music's Frankie Kelley describ...
The Pine Leaf Boys perform "Eunice Two-Step" from their 2010 album Back Home
live at the 2011 Pickathon Pumphouse Sessions in Portland, Oregon.
"Pumphouse" refers to a 10'x10' pumphouse/venue in the middle of the woods on
the festival grounds at Pickathon, an indie/roots mu...
In this half-hour-long clip produced by the Voice of America, Delfeayo
Marsalis and his father Ellis perform with their quartet at the Bethesda
Blues & Jazz club in Bethesda, Maryland. They also sit down with Beyond
Category host Eric Felten to talk about New Orleans and th...
This video for the Avett Brothers song "Bring Your Love To Me", from their
2013 album Magpie and the Dandelion, employs the ancient art of shadow
puppetry. Created by Hobey Ford (winner of puppetry's highest honor, the
UNIMA Citation of Excellence, and recipient of three Ji...
Ivan Neville and the New Orleans Social Club offer up a funky version of the
Creedence Clearwater Revival classic "Fortunate Son", from their Austin City
Limits appearance in October 2006. The song originally appeared on CCR's 1969
album Willy and the Poor Boys.