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Rhythm Room Playlist 12/06/14

Mon, 12/01/14
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
Num. Title Artist Time Release Start Time 1 Popeye Ska Granville Williams Orchestra 02:30 King Size Ska 2014/12/5 22:02:22 2 If I Could Reach Out Otis Clay 02:55 Royal Memphis Soul 2014/12/5 22:05:08 3 ... Read more

Honey Island Swamp Band, "Never Saw It Coming"

Wed, 11/26/14
Authored by David Stafford
In this edition of the Bloody Sunday Sessions (see below), the Honey Island Swamp Band does "Never Saw It Coming" from their 2013 album Cane Sugar. It was filmed in New Orleans on April 23, 2013 in New Orleans.     So named because bloody marys helped generate the idea, Blo... Read more

Jon Batiste and Stay Human, "Believe in Love"

Mon, 11/24/14
Authored by David Stafford
Patrick Jarenwattananon describes the making of this NPR Music Field Recording of Jon Batiste and Stay Human: After playing a set at Newport, [Jon Batiste] and the Stay Human band kept walking. They walked past the backstage trailers, through the quad stage, and up onto a... Read more

Sleepy LaBeef

Sat, 11/22/14
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
 Since 1978 I've cycled in and out of hosting radio shows focusing on Americana music.  The years have left me jaded about the self-aggrandizing promotion of commercial musicians.  They come and they go and they're as boring as any commercially packaged product.  The fascin... Read more

A Visit to the Ooh Poo Pah Doo

Sat, 11/22/14
In this episode, we visit Ooh Poo Pah Doo, a long-time Treme music venue. Read more

Rhythm Room Playlist 11/28/14

Sat, 11/22/14
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
Num. Title Artist Time Release Start Time 1 Evil Ways The Boogaloos 02:30 Soul Jive Special 2014/11/28 21:55:58 2 Time is winding up Dorothy Norwood 03:08 SuperFunk's Mission Impossible 2014/11/28 22:09:03 ... Read more

Rhythm Room Playlist 11/21/14

Sat, 11/22/14
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
See the full Rhythm Room Playlist for November 21, 2014. Read more

Dr. John, "Ice Age"

Fri, 11/21/14
Authored by David Stafford
On this day (November 21) in 1940, one Malcolm John "Mac" Rebennack was born in New Orleans. Happy birthday, Dr. John! This is the official live video for "Ice Age" from Dr. John's 2012 album Locked Down. It was filmed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, with a band that feat... Read more

Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, "Frosty"

Thu, 11/20/14
Authored by David Stafford
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown demonstrates his unique and influential approach to the electric guitar on Albert Collins' signature tune, "Frosty." This performance was recorded at the Maple Leaf in New Orleans on February 4, 1984.     Read more

New Orleans Fringe Festival: Nov. 19-23

Wed, 11/19/14
Authored by Carrie Booher
The New Orleans Fringe Festival, held each November, launches again tonight with a wide and varied selection of theater and performances. Fringe is a worldwide movement that was started in Scotland in 1947 when eight performing groups were excluded from the mainstream annua... Read more

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