Tag: Professor Longhair

Fats Domino

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Fats Domino, “The Fat Man”

Fats Domino's storied career began with a 1950 hit...

Robert Parker

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Robert Parker, “Barefootin'”

Robert Parker and the legendary Wardell Quezergue collaborated on a '65 smash...

Soul Serenade - Professor Longhair

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Professor Longhair, “Go To The Mardi Gras”

Professor Longhair's music is the sound of Mardi Gras...


Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Tom Johnston of The Doobie Brothers

New albums from a classic band or artist can sometimes be a dodgy proposition. But when I saw the news last year that The Doobie Brothers...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Allen Toussaint, “The Bright Mississippi”

If I were Allen Toussaint, I’d have taken a decade’s hiatus from making solo records, too. While the great New Orleans...


Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: Professor Longhair, “Big Chief (Part 2)”

You can’t get away from Professor Longhair, a.k.a. ‘Fess. Piano freaks who appreciate all players and who don’t just...