Offbeat Cover for June, 2003

June 2003 Contents

Cover Story

We All Love Earl King: A Personal Remembrance

Features

2003 Redux, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

Clubhouse: El Matador

Masters of Louisiana Music: Earl Silas Johnson IV (Earl King)

Ponderosa Stomp 2003

BackTalk

Quint Davis

Dis 'n' Dat

A Fetish For Father

Bayou Boogie

Poncho Chavis Carries on

Blues Hound

David Egan’s Infinity of Ideas

Feed Me Something, Mister

Surprises in Barroom Dining

Jazzin'

Doug Bickel’s Personal Utopia

St. Rock

Jai Alai Seduces

Talkin' 'bout New Orleans

My House-A Movie Star, Part 2

Reviews

Albert King, More Big Blues (Ace)

Albert King, Talkin’ Blues (Thirsty Ear Records)

Andrew Baham, Introducing…Andrew Baham (Gruve Entertainment)

Buck Provosty, Piety Street Sessions (Independent)

Caitlin Cary, I’m Staying Out (Yep Roc Records)

Daniel Lanois, Shine (Anti- Records)

Deacon John and Other Artists, Deacon John’s Jump Blues: Music from the Film/A Concert of Music from the Film “Deacon John’s Jump Blues” (VCC/Image Entertainment)

Drive-By Truckers, Decoration Day (New West)

Duke Robillard/Herb Ellis, More Conversations in Swing Guitar (Stony Plain Records)

Earl King, Street Parade (Fuel 2000)

Gene Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie, Everybody’s Dancin’ (Times Square Records)

J.B. Lenoir, Sunnyland Slim & Friends, Live in ’63 (Fuel 2000)

Jason DeLeon and Cajun Blend, Never Too Tired To Dance (Lanor Records)

Jessica Wiliams, All Alone (MaxxJazz)

Jimmy Thackery and the Drivers, True Stories (Telarc Blues)

Joe Barry, Been Down That Muddy Road (Night Train)

Joe Jackson Band, Volume 4 (Restless/Rykodisc)

Joe Krown, New Orleans Piano Rolls (STR Digital Records)

Joe Simon and the Louisiana Cajuns, La Musique des Cajun Pour Toute Le Monde (Lanor Records)

John Boutte, Jambalaya (Bose)

Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band, Zydeco Icon (Soulwool Records)

Lizz Wright, Salt (Verve)

Lucinda Williams, World Without Tears (Lost Highway)

Marcia Ball, So Many Rivers (Alligator)

Panorama Jazz Band, Another Hot Night In February (Independent)

Patrick Weathers, The Queen of Tupelo (Louisiana Red Hot Records)

Pierson, Parker, Janovitz, From a Window: Lost Songs of Lennon & McCartney (Gallery Six Records)

Quintron and Miss Pussycat, Are You Ready For An Organ Solo? (Three.One.G Records)

Robert Belfour, Pushin’ My Luck (Fat Possum)

Ronnie Earl, I Feel Like Goin’ On (Stony Plain Records)

Secret Black Society, Secret Black Society (Independent)

The Black Keys, thickfreakness (Fat Possum)

The Myrtles, Nowhere to Be Found (C Student Records)

The Polyphonic Spree, The Beginning Stages of…The Polyphonic Spree (Good Records)

The Romeos, Open Wide (Boo Ray Music)

Tin Men, Super Great Music for Modern Lovers (Corrugated Records)

Various Artists, An Afro-Portuguese Odyssey (Putumayo World Music)

Various Artists, Lonesome On’ry and Mean: A Tribute to Waylon Jennings (Dualtone)

Various Artists, The Early Jin Singles: Southland Rock ‘n’ Roll (Ace)

Warren Storm, Dust My Blues! (St. George)

Zion Trinity, Eyes on Zion (Independent)

funky Meters, Fiyo at the Fillmore Volume 1 (Fuel 2000)

Mojo Mouth

New Orleans City Limits

Letters

Letters June 2003