Offbeat Cover for March, 1998

March 1998 Contents

Cover Story

A Brief History of New Orleans Rock


All Their Eggs in One Basket: A Interview with Egg Yolk Jubilee

Sweet Pea’s Revenge: Seduction for Beginners

The Strawberry Statement


The BlueRunners

Dis 'n' Dat

1998 USA Songwriting Contest, More Walk of Famers at Tips, Pollstar’s Festival of the Year & More


JazzFest ’98 & More Blues on Decatur Street?

Dirty Rice

Festival International de Louisiane Celebrates “Racines Latines”

Eye Music

From Haiti to the Bywater


Burnversion, Flux, The Mermaid Lounge and More

Film & Video Bits

Oscar Noms, Glen Petrie’s New Documentary & LA Video Festival


Jimmy’s Music Club Celebrates 20 Years on Willow St.

Pass A Good Time

Marching into Festival Season

Plugged In

Resources for Songwriters and Indie Bands; NOPD On-Line Chat Report

Savoring Sin City

Suburban Seafood Bliss

Straight, No Chaser

Just Another Boring Saturday Night…


Daughters of Jah, Cash Money and Young Bleed

Talkin' 'bout New Orleans

Willie West Pounds the Blacktop


Chris Smither, I’m A Stranger, Too!/Don’t It Drag On (Collectables)

John Scofield, A Go Go (Verve)

June Victory and the Bayou Renegades, June Victory and the Bayou Renegades (Monkey Hill)

Olu Dara, In the World from Natchez to New York (Atlantic)

Shirley Brown, The Soul of a Woman (Malaco)

Slim Harpo, Sting It Then (Ace)

The Fairfield Four, I Couldn’t Hear Nobody Pray (Warner Bros)

The Skatalites, Ball of Fire (Island Jamaica Jazz)

Tony Delafose and Friends, Treat Me Right (Zydeco Hound)

Warren Storm, Take Me One More Time (Star)

dead pan, 2 Days Slow (No Lull)


Soulsville U.S.A. by Rob Bowman

Mojo Mouth

LMNOP; Virgin Megastore; Amusement Tax Problems & Live Music


Letters March 1998