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Obituary: Jessie Hill

1932-1996 New Orleans lost one of its more colorful rhythm and blues artists September 17, when Jessie Hill succumbed to kidney and heart failure. He was 64. Hill is best […]

The Life & Times of Charles Brimmer

With none of his material currently on CD, Charles Brimmer is just a name on a handful of 45s and a few hard-to-find albums. However, during the 1970s, Brimmer was […]

Slim’s Picks: Insider’s Guide to Music

Almost Slim is an authority on New Orleans R&B, Louisiana zydeco and blues. A legend for his vast, opinionated wealth of knowledge, we asked him to make some recommendations for […]

Mardi Gras Music Royalty

Some perennially popular New Orleans recording artists are back in the national spotlight once again. The Meters, The Radiators, The Neville Brothers and Dr. John are currently enjoying successful recording […]