Furry Lewis did not write See That My Grave Is Kept Clean but it is the song with which he is most closely associated. Continue Reading
Lloyd Price came from what he laughingly called a small family of “eight boys and three girls.” The Prices lived at 323 Butler Street in Kenner, Louisiana, a suburb of New Orleans. Continue Reading
Living in New Orleans will spoil you for cheap, expertly-fried chicken. more
I felt like I was a thousand miles from nowhere when I visited Ole Gin Steakhouse in the northeast corner of Alabama. That part of the state is renowned for fine beef cattle, catfish, and old-fashioned snake-handling churches. more
We’d gotten word through a country connection there was a roadside crawfish stand that was putting on cracking Louisiana seafood boils up in Lacombe on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain.
Time for a ramble across St Tammany Parish. Continue Reading