Offbeat Cover for March, 1998

March 1998 Contents

Cover Story

A Brief History of New Orleans Rock

Features

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

Sweet Pea’s Revenge: Seduction for Beginners

The Strawberry Statement

BackTalk

The BlueRunners

Dis 'n' Dat

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

Bluesworthy

JazzFest ’98 & More Blues on Decatur Street?

Dirty Rice

Festival International de Louisiane Celebrates “Racines Latines”

Eye Music

From Haiti to the Bywater

Feedback

Burnversion, Flux, The Mermaid Lounge and More

Film & Video Bits

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

Grapevine

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…

Street

Daughters of Jah, Cash Money and Young Bleed

Talkin' 'bout New Orleans

Willie West Pounds the Blacktop

Reviews

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)

Bookmark

Soulsville U.S.A. by Rob Bowman

Mojo Mouth

LMNOP; Virgin Megastore; Amusement Tax Problems & Live Music

Letters

Letters March 1998