Tag Archives: Ernie K-Doe: The R&B Emperor of New Orleans

Look-Ka Py Py Podcast (ep 42): Ben Sandmel and Ernie K-Doe’s Next Big Hit

Last April, the Historic New Orleans Collection published Ben Sandmel’s Ernie K-Doe: The R&B Emperor of New Orleans, a biography which chronicles the flamboyant New Orleans icon’s turbulent and tremendous time atop the city’s throne. A must-read for New Orleans music and R&B aficionados, the book was recently nominated for a Living Blues award from [...]

Coming Attractions: K-Doe and Wire vs. Treme

In our current issue, we have an excerpt from Ernie K-Doe: The R&B Emperor of New Orleans by Ben Sandmel. On Tuesday, May 1, the Historic New Orleans Collection, the New Orleans Musicians Assistance Foundation, the Ponderosa Stomp Foundation, the Palm Court Jazz Café and NOLA Relief will present a tribute to K-Doe at the [...]