C. P. Love

‘Crème de la crème of deep soul’

by barry January 1, 2011

On our Meet the Musicians page, we have posted a new excerpt from our interview with New Orleans R&B singer C.P. Love. Love talks about performing in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, during the years of segregation. Port Sulphur is located in Plaquemines Parish, the area south of New Orleans that was historically synonymous with Louisiana racism. […]

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Mid-week music pick: Sweet Lorraine’s

by barry September 20, 2010

Later on this site, we’ll post an excerpt from our interview with C.P. Love, an R&B vocalist from New Orleans who was strongly influenced by the Mississippi-born “King of Soul,” Sam Cooke. For now, New Orleanians can catch him Sept. 22 at Sweet Lorraine’s Jazz Club, 1931 St. Claude Ave. The show starts at 9 […]

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Come to the Mother-in-Law

by admin January 15, 2010

If you’re in New Orleans, you need to come to this. No excuses. We’ll let the (slightly abridged) press release speak for itself: “While New Orleans is home to many globally famous music venues, the Crescent City also nurtures a lively circuit of lesser-known blues and R&B clubs where a cadre of first-rate musicians play […]

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The Place to Be

by admin October 28, 2009

The blues didn’t evolve in the rarefied atmosphere of festival stages and concert halls. The music was played on grocery store porches, at family hog slaughters, and inside neighborhood drinkhouses. It was local, and it was personal. That’s why the place to be Sunday night was a New Orleans bar aptly called The Place to […]

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