In this series, we're featuring classic Mardi Gras songs and the stories
This episode delves into Wilson 'Willie Tee' Turbinton's and Big Chief Bo
Dollis and the Wild Magnolias' song 'New Suit' through conversations with the
writers, now both deceased. The men...
There is none other! Ernie K-Doe joins Allen Toussaint and friends onstage in
1992 for 'A Certain Girl,' 'T'Ain't It The Truth,' and 'Mother-In-Law.'
All three of these songs were penned by Toussaint and performed by K-Doe at
one point in his career or another, the most fam...
The Krewe Of Barkus isn’t like other parades-- this one has gone to the
dogs. Man’s best friend is the center of this parade through the streets of
the French Quarter with their humans simply as their escorts.
This year's Barkus parade was on Sunday, February 19 and WWOZ wa...
Tyler “Twerk” Thomson, bassist for the Shotgun Jazz Band, has come out
with his debut release entitled Twerk Thomson Plays Unpopular Songs on his
new record label, Twerk-O-Phonic Records. Released on February 1, Twerk
Thomson Plays Unpopular Songs is a different type of tra...