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Alabama Slim

A father figure and a mysterious fire

by barry January 2, 2011

Today we’ve posted another audio clip, this one from Alabama Slim, a native of Vance, Alabama who now lives in New Orleans and performs sometimes with his close friend and distant cousin Little Freddie King. Slim was one of the first bluesmen I met even before we received funding for this project. I heard him […]

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New Year’s Eve blues

by admin December 30, 2009

Barry writes: During the week of the 2008 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, I was in the Crescent City on an assignment: to spend a week wandering through the city’s music scene without ever once listening to jazz. The article was eventually published on the online travel magazine World Hum. You can read it […]

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