Post Tagged with: "New Orleans Saints"

The Louisianna Superdome is surrounded by floodwaters from Hurricane Katrina Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005 in New Orleans. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, Pool)

Dr. John, Preservation Hall + others: Music framed initial journey past Hurricane Katrina

In the period immediately after New Orleans’ levees failed under Hurricane Katrina’s onslaught beginning on Aug. 29, 2005, musicians began trying to make sense of things.

Kyle Turley – Death, Drugs and the Double Cross (2011)

I’ll offer a disclaimer at the beginning of this review. I’ve been a Saints fan as long as I can remember. I watched my first game toward the end of the Manning era when I was probably 8- or 9-years-old.

One Track Mind: Kermit Ruffins – "A Saints Christmas" (2009)

One Track Mind: Kermit Ruffins – "A Saints Christmas" (2009)

by Pico Since the New Orleans Saints is the Official™ NFL Team of Something Else, we were most bummed about the end of the team’s incredible winning streak last Saturday in the ‘Dome at the hands of the Dallas Cowboys. But we still remain hopeful that our boys in the Black and Gold will achieve the ultimate goal at theRead More

Something Else! Featured Artist: Pete Fountain

NICK DERISO: Pete Fountain, and this is rare, has remained local. Even now, you can still find this almost-mythical 70-something clarinetist at hometown spots in the New Orleans area, playing native-born favorites. Your garden-variety Marsalis talks about the Crescent City, but can’t be found within a country mile of it on most weekends. Not Pete. He’s there — and, moreRead More

You can't deny Mose.

by Pico When it comes to jazz crooners, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Harry Connick, Jr. are the usual suspects most people think of. Do they all have to be the big, showy types, though? Do they have to have the big, swing orchestras, wear tuxedos, appear in movies and make appearances on Jay Leno? I ask because Mose AllisonRead More

One Track Mind: Dr. John, "When The Saints Go Marching In" (2004)

by Pico We were, of course, a little saddened that the historic season of Louisiana’s NFL team, the New Orleans Saints, came crashing to an ugly end last Sunday. With apologies to U2 and Green Day, the song most associated with this team remains “When The Saints Go Marching In”. Just as it was on our minds for the Saints’Read More

U2/Green Day, “The Saints Are Coming” (2006): One Track Mind

They opened up the building and we streamed through the turnstiles, tickets and hats and signs in hand. We bought Dome Foam, personal pizzas, and peanuts. So much of that was similar to other days in this place, as the New Orleans Saints played their first home game of the 2006 NFL season. But, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina,Read More