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Dr. John RIP

Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:23 pm
by Richard M Roberts
Holy Crap! Last week it was Leon Redbone, this week it’s Dr. John!: ... de41a44dc0

It’s been hell on gravel-voiced songsmiths of late.

Mac Rebennack was a God-damn brilliant piano player:

Here he is with Jools Holland as the “Boogie Woogie Twins”:

Here he is in concert at the Newport Jazz Festival in 2006:

And here’s one of his best blues numbers:

Ladies and Gentlemen, The Doctor is Out. Hope you’ve found that better World out there Mac, ours just got a little worse by your leaving it. The number of musical performers still alive that I listen too has recently dropped to nearly nil.