New Orleans, Dr John, Morrison Etta James discussed on Weekend Edition Saturday

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Redneck one six Grammys. He was inducted into the rock and Roll Hall of fame twenty eleven the list of collaborators include Eric Clapton, Mick Jagger, Ringo Starr, then Morrison Etta James and whose who've New Orleans music revenue never intended to be a singer or a piano player. He started out as Qatar issed until he took a bullet in the ring finger of his left hand when he tried to break up a fight, but he went on to embody the rhythmic brilliance of the city's storied, piano, professors news base on point. Halftime. Right. Double. Didn't have big hands blues woman, Marcia ball, who steeped in Louisiana sound. But he has the most incredibly dance beautiful voices and his, our patients trills are so thoughtful. Redneck demonstrated the Latin Caribbean. Boogie Woogie influences that converged in the city of New Orleans for NPR one thousand nine hundred ninety. The one hand is playing half the time. And that thing is that to rhythm patterns going on as with most Latin aggravated music consists of in this would makes it we call funky. Oh, danceable music throughout his long musical life. Dr John remained a believer in the folk wisdom and healing powers of Gree-greek, the New Orleans version of voodoo. He summed up his personal theology this way. There's the spirit world and the meat world and you got to stay in constant understanding of the to John Burnett NPR news..

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