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Dew Drop Inn

The premiere of Hour 2!

by barry September 24, 2010

We are please to announce that Hour 2 of Still Singing the Blues, called “Crescent City Blues,” has been posted to the web site of Public Radio Exchange (prx.org). You can listen online at http://www.prx.org/pieces/53509-crescent-city-blues, but you first must register for a free membership at PRX. It will debut Sunday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m. […]

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Tune into WWOZ Tuesday

by barry July 31, 2010

WWOZ, New Orleans’ fabulous community radio station, will broadcast Still Singing the Blues Tuesday, Aug. 3, around 10 p.m. Central Time. Tune into 90.7 FM or listen online at http://www.wwoz.org. The documentary will be aired during the show “The Kitchen Sink with David Kunian.” This is a special honor, because David Kunian himself has produced […]

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Coming to the rescue

by barry July 14, 2010

Last weekend, we flew down to New Orleans to witness an outpouring of love, as hundreds of residents turned out to help save the Mother-in-Law Lounge. And we learned this: When a community mobilizes to save a cultural institution, the results can hearten and inspire. The Mother-in-Law has been a veritable living room for many […]

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Return to the Dew Drop

by admin March 2, 2010

When we were in Louisiana in January, we went with Little Freddie King (photo above, right, with Richard) to the shell of the Dew Drop Inn, once the most celebrated black nightclub in New Orleans. It was weathered and padlocked, and in many places sided with nothing but plywood. But it was filled with memories, […]

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The Creole Chameleon

by admin October 29, 2009

DJM from Barry on Vimeo. Deacon John Moore (above) shows off some blues licks backstage before a private gig at Harrah’s casino in downtown New Orleans. Deacon John, the 68-year-old president of the Union of New Orleans Musicians, is at his heart an R&B and blues artist: He performed at the Dew Drop Inn, a […]

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