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O. D. Raiford

I’ve Got a Twenty-Room House

by admin April 1, 2010

Here at Still Singing the Blues World Headquarters, we’re busy writing scripts, assembling audio, and attending to all the details involved in producing a radio documentary. Sometimes, though, when the minutia gets too great, we dream of being back at Young at Heart Club. Young at Heart, as you read here, is one of the […]

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Saints, politics and ya-ka-mein

by admin January 24, 2010

One of the most moving parts of this research has been how warmly we’ve been welcomed into neighborhood bars where tight communities gather and the blues are kept alive. This afternoon, we interview O.D. Raiford, who owns the Young at Heart Club in New Orleans’ Pigeontown neigborhood. It was our third visit to the bar, […]

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