Hurricane Katrina was a gut punch to New Orleans’ musicians like Irma Thomas. A reissue of a special album especially resonates today.
There’s no form of American music NOT influenced by New Orleans. “Up From the Streets” is a loving documentary and tribute to this unique city.
No matter where he was, or when it was, for the late Dr. John, it was always Mardi Gras in New Orleans. A tribute.
Craft Recordings’ New Orleans anthology features debuts by Johnny Adams and Irma Thomas alongside regional icons like Professor Longhair.