New Orleans community radio station WWOZ was powered on by two Texans: Jerry and Walter Brock on this day way back in 1980. Moon Landrieu was sitting as mayor of the Crescent City, Flash Gordon was the #1 movie at the box office, and Lady by Kenny Rogers was the top song in the land.

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9th Ward Daily Photo via rl reeves jr

In 1995, Ricky Gettridge, Ronald Lewis, Edgar Jacobs Jr, Peter Alexander, Robert Starks, and Artie Anderson formed Big 9 Social Aid and Pleasure Club. I can’t remember the last time I was at a second line that didn’t include Mr Gettridge dancing and hollering with the crowd.

This is 9th Ward Daily Photo no. 866

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