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Celebrated Veterans Return with Ace Efforts

Brian Setzer, Ruthie Foster, Justin Hayward and Dr. John celebrate and expand their legacies on masterful new releases. Artist: Brian Setzer. Title: Rockabilly Riot: All Original (Surfdog Records). You might like if you enjoy: The Stray Cats, Lee Rocker. Tell me more: What’s not to love about Brian Setzer’s blazing return-to-retro-form “Rockabilly Riot: All Original’? From the opening rockabilly blast on “Let’s Shake” to…
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Dr. John’s Legendary Musical Influence To Be Honored At One-Night-Only Concert Event May 3 In New Orleans

On Saturday, May 3, 2014, esteemed musicians and friends will join together for “The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music,” a special concert event taping honoring this musical icon in his hometown of New …
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Bobby Rush, Dr. John & Blinddog Smokin’ Unite on ‘Decisions’ Album Due April 14

Louisiana music legends Bobby Rush and Dr. John, two of the most colorful figures in the blues, have known each other for more than 50 years. They met as young men in their 20s on the early 1960s R&B circuit …
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All My Friends: Celebrating The Songs & Voice of Gregg Allman

It was a once-in-a-lifetime mashup of musical stylists, all getting together to honor one of rock-n-roll’s most revered singer, songwriters and musicians, Gregg Allman. Country, rock-n-roll, blues and more were represented as a host of artists took to the stage in a tribute concert to the legendary Allman Brothers Band founding member. With more than four decades of musical history behind him, Gregg Allman has become one of the most recognizable voices in southern rock…
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Dr. John & Bobby Rush Lead Benefit For Crimestoppers Greater New Orleans

On Wednesday, September 11, New Orleans music legend Dr. John and blues innovator Bobby Rush joined Blinddog Smokin’, singer-songwriter Sheléa, and James “Satchmo of the Ghetto” Andrews in a benefit performance on stage at Generations Hall to support Crimestoppers Greater New …
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Shannon McNally Announces Tour In Support of “Small Town Talk” out 4/30 ft. Dr John

On April 30th, singer-songwriter Shannon McNally will release Small Town Talk, a moving tribute to the catalog of Bobby Charles. February 21, 2013 would have been the 75th birthday of the swamp-pop legend and prolific songwriter that penned hits for …
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Shannon McNally and Dr. John Pay Tribute to Bobby Charles

Today would have been the 75th birthday of the legendary swamp-pop originator and songwriter Bobby Charles. In his honor, singer-songwriter Shannon McNally, along with producer and recent Grammy-winner Mac “Dr. John” Rebennack, has recorded Small Town Talk, a moving tribute to the genius of …
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Dr. John – Locked Down

Whenever you team a veteran performer with one somewhat younger, it’s always interesting. Look at Johnny Cash and Rick Rubin, or Loretta Lynn and Jack White. There’s always a sense of energy that comes from the collaboration. The same could be said for that of Dr. John’s latest disc – which teams him with Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys. The legendary performer sounds as much at home as he has been in several years. The title cut is notable, in part, because of two different sounds that are …
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Concert Review: Cyndi Lauper and Dr. John

The Cobb Energy Centre is an elegant performing arts venue that got a royal treat last Wednesday night when the legendary Dr. John and Cyndi Lauper came to visit. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Dr. John was introduced by an instrumental tune played by his band. Reading a description of the good doctor’s musical style seems a little overwhelming, combining blues, pop, jazz, boogie woogie, and rock and roll. But listening…
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Cyndi Lauper and Dr. John in Atlanta

Hit rocker Cyndi Lauper and blues rocker Dr. John made a stop in Atlanta, GA, at the Cobb Energy Center on Lauper’s World Tour ’11. They performed their hits and more for an enthusiastic crowd of fans who danced in the aisles and definitely enjoyed the music of both artists. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photographs.
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