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Dr. John: Locked Down

Holly Gleason, Paste, 4 April 2012

TO LIVE AND BREATHE in the sketchiest part of the Quarter...to hustle and flow, to let go... to get saved and find a funky kind of salvation... It is the life and witness of one Malcolm Rebennack, a New Orleans hipster who did his apprenticeship as Professor Longhair's wingman, lurking and prowling, eventually emerging as the gris-gris and gumbo swamp soulmaster Dr. John.

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