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Reviews

Thursday, April 26 2012

Dr. John: Insides Out at BAM - Brooklyn, NY

For three consecutive weekends, Mac "Dr. John" Rebennack and a dazzling array of collaborators brought the glorious music of New Orleans to Brooklyn


Thursday, April 12 2012

Dr. John: Locked Down

When you read press claiming this is the best album Dr. John has done in years, or among the best in his career, be skeptical.


Thursday, May 11 2006

Dr. John: Right Place, Right Time: Live at Tipitinas Mardi Gras 89

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

Dr. John: The Best of the Parlophone Years

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.


Blogs

Thursday, June 5 2014

12 Essential Performances from the Piano "Professors" of New Orleans

A dozen jams from great Crescent City keyboardists, past and present, and something extra.


Tuesday, January 21 2014

Dr. John and Bobby Rush - “Another Murder in New Orleans" (video) (Premiere)

Two Louisiana music legends team up for an updated take on Bobby Rush's 2012 song "Another Murder in New Orleans" with a compelling new video.


News

Friday, July 25 2014

Singer-pianist Dr. John still going strong at 73

PITTSBURGH — Growing up as a New Orleans musician in the ‘40s and ‘50s, Mac Rebennack had a street-level view of the legend of Louis Armstrong.


Wednesday, April 4 2012

Producer Dan Auerbach reunites the man with the myth on ‘Locked Down’

It may come as a surprise that the character of Dr. John, whose new album, “Locked Down,” was released Tuesday, was birthed in Los Angeles.


Monday, June 22 2009

Wherever he goes, Dr. John's heart is firmly in his hometown

Of all the heartbreaking, fist-shaking laments Dr. John summons on his recent album "City That Care Forgot," the most arresting song is "My People Need


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