From the intimate confines of the Jam in the Van vehicle, Glen David Andrews rips and rocks through three tracks: "I Can Do Bad All By Myself", "Guilded Splinters", and the Satchmo standard "What a Wonderful World".
In the summer of 1989, Van Morrison was travelling in Greece with a film crew, making the documentary One Irish Rover. One sunny day, he was joined in Athens by Bob Dylan, who'd just ended a European tour.
This week, we welcome Dayna Kurtz to the city, her new and arguably ancestral home, and enjoy a full hour of music recorded live at Chickie Wah Wah on Canal Street with guitarist Robert Mache. We also meet up with Dayna, over a bottle of red wine, to talk about everything from her first song and raiding her sibling’s record collection.
Born in the Mississippi Delta near Clarksdale, blues legend Eddie James "Son" House (1902-1988) spent a good deal of his childhood in Louisiana, eventually in Algiers/New Orleans, but first near Tallulah in Madison Parish. His brief introduction to "Preaching the Blues" in the video below recounts an episode from young adulthood in adjacent East Carroll Parish.
On this week's show we welcome Dayna Kurtz to the city, in her new and arguably ancestral home, while we enjoy a full hour of music recorded live at Chickie Wah Wah on Canal Street featuring guitarist Robert Mache.
If you didn't get enough Zydeco at the last weekend's Lousiana Cajun & Zyedo festival in Armstrong Park, check out this video. Published last week by Storyville Records, it's a 1984 live recording at the Maple Leaf:"The Louisiana Two Step" by Rockin' Dopsie (1932 - 1993) and The Zydeco Twisters.