WWOZ Blog http://www.wwoz.org/blog/show-hosts/all en John Boutte, "Why" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/254366 <p>John Boutte sings Annie Lennox&#39;s &quot;Why&quot; with the <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5313087">New Orleans Social Club</a> on an October 2006 episode of Austin City Limits.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/254366" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/254366#comments WWOZ Latest Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:10:00 +0000 David Stafford 254366 at http://www.wwoz.org New Collection of Louis Armstrong Recordings Released on Mosaic Label http://www.wwoz.org/blog/254301 <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/254301" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/254301#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:08:00 +0000 SALLY YOUNG 254301 at http://www.wwoz.org The Tin Men, "Sit Down on the Banks of the River" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/254286 <p>Get going this Monday morning with an upbeat number from New Orleans&#39; premier washboard-sousaphone-guitar trio, the Tin Men (Alex McMurray, Matt Perrine, and Washboard Chaz): &quot;Sit Down on the Banks of the River&quot;, originally by blues legend the Reverend Gary Davis.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/254286" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/254286#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:27:00 +0000 David Stafford 254286 at http://www.wwoz.org Eric Burdon & War, Live in Denmark, 1971 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/254111 <p>For your weekend viewing pleasure, here&#39;s a three-song, 30-minute set by Eric Burdon &amp; War live in Gladsaxe, Denmark, January 21, 1971. The tracks include &quot;Spirit&quot;, &quot;Love Is All Around&quot;, and a 15-minute version of the Junior Parker blues standard &quot;Mystery Train&quot;.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/254111" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/254111#comments WWOZ Latest Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:13:00 +0000 David Stafford 254111 at http://www.wwoz.org Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, "Pressure Cooker", 1984 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/253691 <p>Roots music icon Clarence &quot;Gatemouth&quot; Brown (1924-2005) dedicates this 1984 rendition of &quot;Pressure Cooker&quot; thusly: &quot;This is for all guitar players, where ever you are. This is a very easy tune to play.&quot; It may be a simple tune, but I doubt it&#39;s easy to rip it up like he does in this performance.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/253691" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/253691#comments WWOZ Latest Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:02:00 +0000 David Stafford 253691 at http://www.wwoz.org Roy Ayers, "Everybody Loves the Sunshine", 1992 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/253436 <p>Check out jazz-funk pioneer Roy Ayers playing &quot;Everybody Loves the Sunshine&quot; live in 1992 from the Brewhouse Theatre in Taunton, a town in Somerset, England. Ayers introduces the song as a special tribute to Miles Davis, who had recently passed away.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/253436" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/253436#comments WWOZ Latest Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:08:00 +0000 David Stafford 253436 at http://www.wwoz.org Memories of Lionel Ferbos http://www.wwoz.org/blog/252861 <p>Lionel Ferbos was a living link to New Orleans history. Born in 1911, he lived through the last century of development and change that most of us read about in books. His memory was sharp and he could remember things like they happened yesterday. I loved talking to him about growing up in the city, being a fourth generation New Orleanian myself.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/252861" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/252861#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:46:00 +0000 SALLY YOUNG 252861 at http://www.wwoz.org Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue, "To Make Amends" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/252761 <p>Just released: the first music video by Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue for &quot;To Make Amends&quot; a song from their most recent album <i>Last To Leave</i>. It was filmed live, in a single, long tracking shot, at Side Show Props/Moviesets in Slidell, LA.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/252761" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/252761#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:09:00 +0000 David Stafford 252761 at http://www.wwoz.org 1934 Louisiana Lomax Recordings Now Available Online http://www.wwoz.org/blog/252516 <p>It's a great day for historians and fans of Louisiana's rich musical heritage-- the John and Alan Lomax recordings from their summer 1934 trip through the southern portion of the state are now available online, complete with photographs and extensive notes, including translations. The recordings include songs sung in both English and French.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/252516" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/252516#comments Recorded music review Sun, 20 Jul 2014 16:17:00 +0000 Carrie Hadler 252516 at http://www.wwoz.org Kermit Ruffins with Jam in the Van http://www.wwoz.org/blog/251906 <p>Here&#39;s three songs by Kermit Ruffins, Guardian of the Groove, recorded during last Jazz Fest while parked just outside his Treme Mother-in-Law Lounge in the Jam in the Van vehicle: &quot;Treme&quot;, &quot;Marie&quot;, and &quot;Ooh Child&quot;. Plus as lagniappe, a short interview during which Kermit professes: &quot;I&#39;m a master chef, and I play music on the side.&quot;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/251906" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/251906#comments WWOZ Latest Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 David Stafford 251906 at http://www.wwoz.org