Profiles: New Orleans Musician Dr. John

“Profiles” is an EngAGE Blog category devoted to occasional posts about older people who have made a significant creative impact in our world. Today’s subject: DR. JOHN.

“New Orleans Legend Dr. John Looks Back on 60 Years in Music, From Professor Longhair to Johnny Cash,” an article by John Wirt in Billboard, celebrates the New Orleans jazz musician’s long career. Dr. John, now 76, performed at Tipitina’s last week, and looks forward to figuring out his next recording project. ~ Check out the Dr. John classic, “Such a Night,” performed at The Last Waltz concert by The Band in November of 1976.


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