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Month: January, 2016

Louisiana Tales II :: Let’s Live

This follow-up to last month’s mix, which spanned South Louisiana from east to west, takes root in the Crescent City, chronicling New Orleans’ incarnations of R&B, jazz, and funk. I could easily spend every month focusing on the colorful musical heritage of New Orleans, and I assure you there will be more to come in […]

Recent Songs #65 :: If The Sun Stopped Shining

Townes Van Zandt – No Place To Fall Santa Fe – I’m Leaving Blaze Foley – For Anything Less Harpers Bizarre – Witchi Tai To Chubby Checker – If The Sun Stopped Shining Jack Kerouac – On The Road Chis Darrow – Keep On Trying Kinky Friedman – Sold American Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham […]

Recent Songs #65 :: If The Sun Stopped Shining

Townes Van Zandt – No Place To Fall Santa Fe – I’m Leaving Blaze Foley – For Anything Less Harpers Bizarre – Witchi Tai To Chubby Checker – If The Sun Stopped Shining Jack Kerouac – On The Road Chis Darrow – Keep On Trying Kinky Friedman – Sold American Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham […]

Recent Songs #64 :: Heart Full Of Love

Bobby Lu Cure – Send My Love To Me The Wallace Brothers – The Line Between Love and Hate Prince La La – Gettin’ Married Soon The Ohio Untouchables – I’m Tired Tiny Watkins – Sad Soldier’s Story The Invincibles – Heart Full of Love The Sim Twins – It’s A Sad Thing Reggie Hall […]

Recent Songs #64 :: Heart Full Of Love

Bobby Lu Cure – Send My Love To Me The Wallace Brothers – The Line Between Love and Hate Prince La La – Gettin’ Married Soon The Ohio Untouchables – I’m Tired Tiny Watkins – Sad Soldier’s Story The Invincibles – Heart Full of Love The Sim Twins – It’s A Sad Thing Reggie Hall […]

Recent Songs #63 :: Chills and Fever

Boyce & Hart – Jumpin’ Jack Flash Wanda – De Locomotion Yuya Uchida and The Flowers – Piece of My Heart Tom Scott – She Is Leaving Godfrey Daniels – Purple Haze Jet Harris and Tony Meehan – Chills and Fever Jan Moore- Play It Cool The Flamingo Group – Purple Angels Supaphorn – Lua […]

Recent Songs #63 :: Chills and Fever

Boyce & Hart – Jumpin’ Jack Flash Wanda – De Locomotion Yuya Uchida and The Flowers – Piece of My Heart Tom Scott – She Is Leaving Godfrey Daniels – Purple Haze Jet Harris and Tony Meehan – Chills and Fever Jan Moore- Play It Cool The Flamingo Group – Purple Angels Supaphorn – Lua […]

Recent Songs #62 :: Peaceful, Easy Feeling

Esther Phillips – Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here With You JJ Light – While The World Turns To Stone Rio Grande – Dog Song Don Rich & The Buckaroos – The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down Doug Sahm – Give Back The Key To My Heart Unicorn – Ooh Mother Mickey Newbury – I […]

Recent Songs #62 :: Peaceful, Easy Feeling

Esther Phillips – Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here With You JJ Light – While The World Turns To Stone Rio Grande – Dog Song Don Rich & The Buckaroos – The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down Doug Sahm – Give Back The Key To My Heart Unicorn – Ooh Mother Mickey Newbury – I […]

Louisiana Tales I :: I’m Coming Home

Two New Orleans R&B giants usher in the mix with Huey “Piano” Smith’s “Don’t You Know Yockomo” and Ernie K-Doe’s “Here Come The Girls.” These two songs, followed by the classic Mardi Gras anthem “Indian Red” by Baby Dodds, provide a quick lesson on New Orleans’ soul and jazz offerings. But I’ll get back to that in […]