The late Junior Murvin (d. 2013) performs his 1976 international smash "Police and Thieves" live on the UK TV show Later With Jools Holland in 2004. Famously covered by the Clash, "Police and Thieves" is the title track from one of the greatest roots reggae albums recorded, produced by Lee "Scratch" Perry at his legendary Black Ark studio.
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation and four partner organizations announce the launch of a new program to promote entrepreneurship in the arts called the Catapult Fund. The Catapult Fund will provide entrepreneurs in the arts with access to a variety of training, planning, and funding resources.
2013 Blues & BBQ Festival headliner and Monroe, Lousiana native Mighty Sam McClain rips up Stevie Wonder's "Higher Ground" in this 6:47 clip from an Extended Play Sessions episode. The full show will air in Boston and New England on May 31 on WBIN-TV Boston; hopefully it will eventually make its way to YouTube.