He was among the names who turned New Orleans into a hub for early rock n’ roll. He didn’t have many hits, but they sure were memorable ones.
Louis Armstrong popularized this song in the ’20s, but it has a long history both prior…and after. We follow the trail of a classic.
Hurricane Katrina was a gut punch to New Orleans’ musicians like Irma Thomas. A reissue of a special album especially resonates today.