by Sean Jewell :: The title of Lloyd Price‘s new book is sumdumhonky. Yes, that’s a pejorative. It’s a deliberate affront to the racists he grew up among; violent, ignorant people, who would sooner lynch a black person of color than eat in their company, much less drink from the same water fountain, or use […]

Anyone who has not heard of James Booker and fancies themselves fans of New Orleans piano, boogie-woogie, funky blues, or junkie mad genius’ ought to buy themselves a Christmas present this year and get this new re-issue. It’s expanded and remixed and when I first heard this LP in the late 80’s, the music was […]