9th Ward Daily Photo via rl reeves jr

Oh to have been alive and on the streets of New Orleans in the late 50s when Sister Dora Alexander was working up crowds with her tambourine and acapella vocals.

Bible in hand, the old street evangelist prowled the alleys of the Vieux Carre in search of sinners who could be turned from their rowdy ways by a godly woman with bullhorn vocals.

‘Times Done Changed’ was recorded by Samuel Charters on March 8th 1958 at 638 St Peter St. in the French Quarter.

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