Sunday, October 28 2012
For aficionados of American history, music and etymology, the blues is the ideal confluence of all three fields. Devi's book is a roadmap for observing how their paths overlap.
Friday, December 24 2010
Wednesday, September 29 2010
When the list of nominated artists for the 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was released this morning, there were a few surprises.
Wednesday, August 25 2010
Dr. John’s latest rests comfortably on the New Orleans sound we all know and love, but won’t hold back on the need to restore the town to what it once was.
Tuesday, June 23 2009
Monday, April 6 2009
As any experienced concert-goer knows, a lively audience can mean the difference between a lackluster event and a memorable night. Sometimes, it’s more important than the band's actual performance.
Thursday, February 5 2009
My conversations with Rudy Wurlitzer were not unlike a road journey itself with plenty of unplanned side trips along the way.
Thursday, May 10 2007
Subversive behavior is encouraged, girl-watching is indulged, Hunter S. Thompson gets some respect, and the pig-out at the wrap-up Awards Barbeque begins.
Thursday, May 11 2006
It seemed like only yesterday, New Orleans was loaded with music and vitality. Dr. John was a very large piece of the puzzle, and this musical snapshot easily explains why.
Thursday, June 30 2005
If this was the best the good Doctor could muster he'd be far less important than he is. Fortunately there's considerably more best in the rest of his catalogue to choose from.