Purple Cane Road by James Lee Burke Dave Robicheaux is a deeply troubled man. Not that you would know it. He only kills a few people every year and wouldn’t beat anyone up more than twice a week. But we like Dave at Rebel Voice. We like his style. We admire the cut of his […]
This song was written by Larry Williams, a New Orleans pianist and rhythm and blues man. It is popular across Louisiana. John Lennon’s presentation is slightly slower than the original which is also included below, as are a number of alternative versions. Rebel Voice favours the French offering at the end (don’t know why, but […]
Last Car To Elysian Fields by James Lee Burke This is number 13 in the Dave Robicheaux series, set in southern Louisiana. In this installment, the New Iberia detective is drawn into a decades-old case of a popular blues singer who vanished whilst serving time in Angola prison. As is to be expected, such investigations […]
This video was made when there was some style to that artform. Sadly, today’s efforts are mostly shite.
From the wetlands of Louisiana, Cajun is folk music with a strong French influence that has taken on a life of its own.