On the Bayou With A Fantastic Foursome

It's been a while since our last Fantastic Foursome, and I've picked a lively Hank Williams tune for this one. Although he was actually from Alabama, one of his best-known songs -- "Jambalaya (On the Bayou)" -- was based on the music of Southern Louisiana and named for an iconic dish from the region. But … Continue reading On the Bayou With A Fantastic Foursome

Ducking Mardi Gras

Well, I guess this year's Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans is pretty much in the rear view mirror now. And that means that once again I've managed to avoid going anywhere near the place while the festival was in full swing. I've written more than once about my fondness for the people, the music, … Continue reading Ducking Mardi Gras