Billy Delle's Golden Reel Award-Winning 1995 Mardi Gras Special Airs Wed, Feb 10, 9:00 P.M.

Published on: February 8th, 2010


The late great Eddie Bo tells how he came up with the "Hook & Sling"

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"Shrewbury Blues" Billy with Tommy Ridgley in the back of town


Billy Delle's Mardi Gras Special Producer David Kunian celebrating his 40th Birthday Mardi Gras Day 2009 marching uptown with the Golden Eagles. Get the hell out the way of those pants!
Tune in Wednesday Feburary 10th at 9:00 p.m. as we will rebroadcast Billy Delle's 1995 Mardi Gras Special, produced by 'OZ general manager David Freedman. Take off your shoes and throw them in the corner for this "house party" hosted by the Kunta Kinte of New Orleans street music Billy Delle. Billy talks with Eddie Bo, Tommy Ridgley and Harry Nance about Professor Longhair, New Orleans drummers and the back of town. The show received a Golden Reel Award from the National Federation of Community Broadcasters. You may want to get your tape machines ready! Stay tune after for another "Special Program"! on the Kitchen Sink 10 to 12 show. Preservation Hall's Ben Jaffe will be in the studio spinning songs off the upcoming Preservation Hall Jazz Band's release. Check out this blog at for more information
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