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Senor Chubba is a lifelong New Orleanian and a casual music slob.

Willie West – Willie Knows How – Song of the Day

Willie Knows How - Willie West

Soul survivor Willie West makes a triumphant return to New Orleans for this year’s Ponderosa Stomp. Here’s a gem from one of his Rustone sides.

Willie West, Willie Knows How

1974 Video of Huey P. Meaux the Crazy Cajun Live on the Radio

“Huey P. Meaux’s last Friday night oldies show on KPFT right before he went large with Freddy Fenders “Before the Next Teardrop Falls.”

Guitar Gable – Congo Mombo – Song of the Day

Today is the last of our cocktail-and-conversation series with the Louisiana State Museum and it’s a doozy- a conversation with swamp-pop guitarist Gabriel Perrodin, better known as Guitar Gable. Today, Aug. 13 at 5:30 p.m at the Cabildo in New Orleans’ Jackson Square. Free drinks, Swamp Pop DJ and admission! PonderosaStomp.com on Guitar Gable: In … Continue reading Guitar Gable – Congo Mombo – Song of the Day

Spyder Turner – Stand By Me – Song of the Day

Jaded ears may be crying over hearing this warhorse again. This horse can still kick however in the hands of a master. Case in point – Detroit vocalist Spyder Turner’s version. This novelty take of “Stand By Me” includes impersonations of Jackie Wilson, David Ruffin, Billy Stewart, Chuck Jackson and Smokey Robinson and comes from … Continue reading Spyder Turner – Stand By Me – Song of the Day