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We Remember Professor Longhair

January 30, 1980 – Mr.Henry Roeland “Roy” Byrd better known as Professor Longhair, New Orleans blues singer and pianist passed away aged 94. He is remembered.

ATCO publish Dr. John’s debut album : ‘Gris-Gris’ (1968)

Dr. John’s ‘Gris-Gris’ is his debut album recorded in 1967 in Los Angeles and released on January 22, 1968 by ATCO Track Listing : 1.Gris-Gris Gumbo Ya Ya (Dr. John Creaux) – 05:36 . 2.Danse Kalinda Ba Doom (Dr. John Creaux, Harold Battiste) – 03:39 . 3.Mama Roux (Dr. John Creaux, Jessie Hill) – 02:59 […]

Elektra publish Carly Simon’s fourth album : ‘Hotcakes’…

Carly Simon’s ‘Hotcakes’ is her fourth studio album produced by Richard Perry and released on January 11, 1974 by Elektra. Track Listing : 1.Safe And Sound (Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman) – 3:40 . 2.Mind On My Man (Carly Simon) – 02:59 . 3.Think I’M Gonna Have A Baby (Carly Simon) – 03:57 . 4.Older Sister […]

Apple publish Ringo Starr’s fourth album : ‘Goodnight Vienna’…

Ringo Starr’s ‘Goodnight Vienna’ is his fourth studio album featuring among others Billy Preston, Robbie Robertson, Harry Nilsson and released on November 15 , 1974 by Apple. Track Listing : 1.[It’S All Down To] Goodnight Vienna (John Lennon) – 02:35 . 2.Occapella (Allen Toussaint) – 02:55 . 3.Oo-Wee (Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia) – 03:45 . […]

This week In Soul Artists 51

Aretha Franklin, Ronald Isley, Dennis Edwards, Isaac Hayes, Earth Wind and Fire, Whitney Houston, Etta James, Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Les Mccann, Eddie Harris, Narada Michael Walden, Parliament Funkadelic, The Pointer Sisters, Snoop Dogg, Wu Tang Clan, A Tribe Called Quest. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 250 Posts we publish this week. […]

We remember Allen Toussaint. ‘Oh When Toussaint…’

This day (November 10, 2015), in Madrid, Spain, died Allen Toussaint, an American musician, composer, record producer and influential figure in New Orleans Digest Tracklist : Medley (2011) . Interview In Helsinki, Aug. 19, 2011 . It’S Raining (2011) . Southern Nights . w/ Etta James, Dr. John – Something’S Got A Hold On Me […]

Columbia publish Harry Connick, Jr’s debut album : ’20’ (1988)

Harry Connick, Jr’s ’20’ is his first album with vocal, recorded in his 20th year and released on November 1, 1988 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Avalon (Buddy Desylva, Al Jolson, Vincent Rose) – 03:40 . 2.Blue Skies (Irving Berlin) – 03:45 . 3.Imagination (Johnny Burke, James Van Heusen) – 04:24 . 4.Do You Know […]

Singing Broadway

Eighty six famous artists sing seventy songs lifted from sixty-one Broadway Shows. This is our special “Singing Broadway” in video

Ringo Starr & All Starr Band rock LA (1989)

September 3, 1989 – Ringo Starr and his First All Starr Band – that is Clarence Clemons, Dr. John, Joe Walsh, Nils Lofgren, Billy Preston, Rick Danko, Levon Helm and Jim Keltner – share the stage at Greek Theatre in Los Angeles

Dr. John releases ‘Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch,’ a tribute…

Dr. John’s ‘Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch’ is a tribute album to Louis Armstrong, released on August 19, 2014 by Concord. Track Listing : 1.What A Wonderful World (George Douglas, Bob Thiele, George David Weiss) – 04:10 . 2.Mack The Knife (Marc Blitzstein, Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill) – 06:13 . 3.Tight Like This (Langston Curl) […]