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You Buy It Diet

Sun, 11/29/09
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Post Thanksgiving DietThe diet and exercise video you need from the Firesign Theatre:  An audio version of this type of non-sense happens every Saturday midnight to Sunday 3am.Jamie Read more

My dear dear friend......

Wed, 11/25/09
Authored by Big D
If you are a regular listener to my "Sittin' At The Crossroad" show then you most certainly know Big Daddy O' (Owen Tufts). Recent O' was hit hard with blood clots in his lungs. He had clot in all five lobes. He spent the better part of a week in Loly Kemp Hospital (Charity... Read more

Tuesday Flavor of the New Orleans Music Show features food songs

Mon, 11/23/09
Authored by Tom Morgan
It's time for my at least 25th annual Food Show. So on Tuesday the 24th, all of the songs will be about food or have a type of food in the title. It's my way of ringing in the holiday season so don't tune in hungry. Read more

Jimmy Crowley Returns to New Orleans

Tue, 11/17/09
Authored by Sean O'Meara
Story by Sharon Armstrong. The thing about Jimmy Crowley --consummate storyteller, songwriter, song collector, musician, and ethnographer -- is that you never quite know what you will get. Crowley has been at the center of the Irish folk music scene since the seventies, w... Read more

1959 - Jazz's greatest year ever

Tue, 11/17/09
Authored by David Kunian
Tonight 11/17/09 on the Kitchen Sink, after some preview music for Stanton Moore's James Black gig at Chickie Wah Wah and Loyola, Neko Case, and Dan Auerbach/Justin Townes Earle, we'll put on a bale of jazz from 1959, possibly the greatest year of recorded music ever. Dig ... Read more

Johnny Mercer Centennial

Tue, 11/17/09
Authored by Tom Morgan
I will include an hour tribute to Johnny Mercer on Jazz Roots to celebrate what would have been his 100th birthday. I will focus on Johnny as a songwriter and Johnny as a singer. Join us and learn more about this songwriting icon. Read more

Facebook fan page

Mon, 11/16/09
Authored by Big D
FB.init("18336c290508bbdfa64e405f0b516634");'Sittin' At The Crossroad' on WWOZ in New Orleans on Facebook Read more

Dr. John birthday celebration / unfinished business with Percy Mayfield

Mon, 11/16/09
Authored by George Ingmire
Last week, I embarked on playing some Percy Mayfield to celebrate his poetic nature. As is often the case, plans changed, so I only got through a portion of his music. This week I fix that. Following Percy Mayfield will be an all out Night Tripper throwdown. Dr. John will ... Read more

Mr. Potato Head

Sat, 11/14/09
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Thanksgiving is by far the nation's most boring holiday. Even the main event - gorging on food is compromised by the selection. Turkey' tastes like plywood and the second and third place finishers, potatoes and stuffing, are only edible if covered in gravy fat. Even the ... Read more

Wess "Warmdaddy" Anderson to Visit WWOZ and Snug Harbor

Thu, 11/12/09
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
Brilliant jazz saxophonist Wessell "Warmdaddy" Anderson will appear tonight (Thursday, November 12th at 8 and 10 p.m.) at Snug Harbor along with Victor Adkins (p), Ed Perkins (s), Troy Davis (d) and Roland Guerin (b) in what promises to be incredible shows. On Wednesday, P... Read more

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