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Never Once Got Whupped: A Look into Lee Dorsey’s Boxing Career

When Irving Dorsey and his brothers were growing up, their dad, New Orleans soul-funk singer Lee Dorsey, filled the family garage with boxing equipment such as sand bags. “Our father […]

Louis Armstrong’s Secret Nine: A Baseball Story

Louis Armstrong loved baseball. Couldn’t get enough of it. At one point, the trumpet legend drew up a list of his favorite Brooklyn Dodgers (Jackie Robinson, Pee Wee Reese, Gil […]

Musician Graves in New Orleans Cemeteries: Celebration Stations

Even at his final resting place, Professor Longhair serves as a source of musical inspiration and ambition. At Mt. Olivet Cemetery and Mausoleum in New Orleans, among the many, many […]