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New Music Video: Cyril Neville, "Working Man"

Wed, 12/18/13
Authored by David Stafford
From his recent Magic Honey release, Cyril Neville covers a Canadian guitar rock classic: Rush's "Working Man," with Royal Southern Brotherhood's Mike Zito and New Orleans legend Cranston Clements on guitar.   Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for December, 2013

Wed, 12/18/13
In This Issue Celebrating Our Volunteers 2013 in One Hundred Photos Holiday Season Events End of Year Giving Video Playlist: Holiday Music, WWOZ-style Joan of Arc Parade, January 6 Best of the Beat Awards, January 18 ... Read more

Eat, Drink, Swing, and Be Merry on Wednesday Night.

Tue, 12/17/13
Authored by Soul Sister
If you're in New Orleans on the night of Wednesday, December 18, I'm inviting you to come out and celebrate the holidays at my first-ever Swingin' Holiday Party. Feel free to bring friends, because this party is for everyone. It's just my way of sharing gratitude and good c... Read more

Music Video: Beau Jocque, "Beau Jocque Boogie"

Tue, 12/17/13
Authored by David Stafford
Here's 1990s legend, the late Beau Jocque (born Andrus J. Espre, 11/1/1953 - 9/10/1999), with one of the biggest selling songs in Zydeco history, "Beau Jocque Boogie". "Beau Jocque" (Creole for Big Guy) was a 35-year-old electrician, injured and temporarily paralyzed, when ... Read more

"New Orleans All The Way Live: Peacemaker "

Tue, 12/17/13
Authored by George Ingmire
This program requires an appetite, as we sample four different Po-Boys at Mahony’s with Chef Jason Sanders.  We start off with the Peacemaker, a sandwich with fried oysters, bacon and cheese and work our way through to the alligator sausage po-boy with a smokey tomato musta... Read more

Coconut Quatro Leche' Cake

Mon, 12/16/13
Authored by Big D
I prepared a cake for the desert table during the WWOZ holiday/birthday party last Friday. Many people expressed to me how much they enjoyed the cake, asked for the recipe and even offer to purchase one for an upcoming party. SO.... If you would like the recipe please email... Read more

Coconut Quatro Leche' Cake

Mon, 12/16/13
Authored by Big D
I prepared a cake for the desert table during the WWOZ holiday/birthday party last Friday. Many people expressed to me how much they enjoyed the cake, asked for the recipe and even offer to purchase one for an upcoming party. SO.... If you would like the recipe please email... Read more

Susan Cowsill, "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch"

Mon, 12/16/13
Authored by David Stafford
Here's Susan Cowsill with a raucous (and hilarious) rendition of "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" on December 11, 2009 at Chickie Wah Wah, during the CD release party for Threadhead Records' A Very Threadhead Holiday compilation CD. That's Matt Perrine and Craig Klein on hor... Read more

Behind the Scenes with Anders Osborne

Fri, 12/13/13
Authored by David Stafford
In this short (3 min, 30 sec), beautifully produced piece from Yamaha Music Group, Anders Osborne talks about his life and music, his song writing process ("The songs are what's calling me"), and more. It was shot behind the scenes during an "All Access" photo shoot in Wash... Read more

Artifacts: 33 Years of WWOZ History in Images

Thu, 12/12/13
Authored by David Stafford
WWOZ is 33 years old--and yet we feel so young! Please join us on Thursday, December 5 and Saturday, December 7 to celebrate. On December 5, we'll be at the place where it all started, back in December of 1980: Tipitina's. And on Saturday, December 7, WWOZ and Kermit Ruffins i... Read more

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