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Rhythm and Blues in New Orleans, 3rd Edition

Read "Rhythm and Blues in New Orleans, 3rd Edition" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Rhythm and Blues in New Orleans, 3rd Edition John Broven 360 Pages ISBN: # 978-1455619511 Pelican Publishing Company, Inc. 2016 Where Julian C. Piper's Blues From The Bayou: The Rhythms Of Baton Rouge (Pelican Publishing, 2018) represents a history told vertically, drilling deep into a small slice of time and expanding out, John Broven's punctilious treatment of New Orleans R&B, Rhythm and Blues in New Orleans, completely revised and it its third edition, ...

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Antoine Dominique "Fats" Domino Jr.: February 26, 1928-October 24, 2017

Read "Antoine Dominique "Fats" Domino Jr.:  February 26, 1928-October 24, 2017" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

"A lot of people seem to think I started this business...But rock 'n' roll was here a long time before I came along. Nobody can sing that music like colored people. Let's face it: I can't sing it like Fats Domino can. I know that." --Elvis Presley, Jet Magazine, 1957 What's in a name? If that name is Antoine Dominique Domino Jr. it is elegance, exuberance, and unbounded generosity. Known to 70 years of music making as “Fats," ...


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