musicians

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Newell Normand
July 16, 2019 - 4:26 pm
Eugene Grant, a 27 year old musician, who is autistic and has developmental delays, decided to take to the streets of New Orleans with other members of his band to engage in their chosen craft. They head to Faubourg Marigny, a neighborhood that embraces live, local music, as evidenced by the influx...
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Scoot
June 10, 2019 - 7:21 am
There is a mystique about New Orleans that was born in the city’s early relationship with voodoo from those who came from Africa and the Caribbean. Dr. John epitomized that New Orleans mystique like no other artist. Early on June 6, 2019, Malcolm John Rebennack, known to the world as Dr. John, died...
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Scoot
April 24, 2019 - 11:52 am
Since my radio talk show is promoted as the show “where politics and pop culture meet your opinions,” I often mention pop culture events that have occured on that day. Yesterday was the day in 1975 that Peter Ham of Badfinger hanged himself. When I noticed that Ham took his life at the age of 27, I...
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Scoot
October 08, 2018 - 11:04 am
I avoid sad movies. I don’t go to sad movies, and I refuse to allow a sad movie to ruin a relaxing evening at home. But I am willing to endure some movies that are sad if there is there a redeeming message and good entertainment on the way to the message. And such was the case with the newest...
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Scoot
April 18, 2018 - 10:26 am
Watching Jon Bon Jovi on stage at a recent concert and hearing all of the iconic Bon Jovi hits, like, “Livin’ On A Prayer,” “You Give Love A Bad Name” and “Wanted: Dead or Alive,” gave me an escape from my problems and insecurity and sent a rush of adrenaline through my body. It was the same...
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