Today’s Daily Dose comes from Louisiana. Interesting intro by Johnny. I couldn’t even name 28 instruments (much less play them)….but here’s Doug Kershaw.. Since we’re in Louisiana, let’s listen to the most awesome Aldus Roger and the Lafayette Playboys performing the Hick’s Wagon Wheel Special… Read More
Let’s go back in time a few years to a place called Dog Hill. Your Daily Dose tonight comes from the late great Boozoo Chavis and his Magic Sounds. I got a paper in my shoe… Johnny Billy-goat
This morning, let’s celebrate the music of swamp pop master Johnnie Allan. Here’s La Bague Qui Brille. Mr. Allan is best known for his killer version of Promised Land, the Chuck Berry tune. Crank this one up loud. The accordion solo on this one is… Read More
I mentioned Kid Ory in connection with the Muskrat Ramble in a previous post. Mr. Ory was a jazz trombone player from Louisiana. He had two careers in music, one prior to the Great Depression, after which he retired, picking it up again in 1943.… Read More
and the neighbouring Gulf Coast. I’ve been following Bayou Child, the blog of someone who lives down there.