Friday, April 24, 2009
Booker T. (With Drive-By Truckers and Neil Young) - Potato Hole (listen) In a mere hour and change I am headed off to JazzFest to witness a set by DBT, the finest rock band in the world, duke it out in the racetrack sun with Booker T. Jones, the finest rock organist in the world, among other acts. I love the Stonesy hard rock strut of this record. The Truckers do that so well. The record comes off a little like the bar band in Heaven. I think it will get a few more spins on the way down.
Time permitting, here is what I am hoping to hit at least in parts this afternoon
some sissy bounce action from Freedia & Nobby
indie trumpet folk from MyNameIsJohnMichael
Piano monster Henry Butler
DBT's and Booker T.
The Mahalia Jackson tribute with Irma Thomas, Mavis Staples and Pamela Landrum
and a cochon de lait poboy will at some point get eaten