9th Ward Daily Photo via rl reeves jr

I’m working on my New Orleans Album of the Week project by listening to Boozoo Chavis’ Cajun dancehall classic ‘Paper in my Shoe.’

Out on the Cajun prairies, if you had an enemy you’d write his name down on a piece of paper and put it in your shoe so that you could keep him underfoot.

This slab dropped back in ’54.

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