Here in New Orleans, Cosimo Matassa’s inclusion was the news in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s announcement of its inductees yesterday. The Hall’s announcement quoted OffBeat writer Jeff Hannusch, who wrote, “Virtually every R&B record made in New Orleans between the late 40s and early 70s was engineered by Cosimo Matassa, and recorded in [...]
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On March 14, Dr. John will be among the inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at New York City’s Waldorf Astoria. Today, the Hall of Fame will announce the artists who’ll do the induction speeches, and doing the honors for Dr. John will be R&B singer John Legend. Rob Zombie will introduce [...]
Yesterday, Dr. John was nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Here he is with a solo version of “Iko Iko,” along with an explanation of the relevance of the Bo Diddley beat.