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An Interview with Professor Longhair

Peter Stone Brown, unpublished, 10 June 1979

MAKE NO MISTAKE about it, New Orleans R&B would not have been what it is without Professor Longhair, Henry Roeland Byrd, and there are some people who say rock and roll wouldn't have happened without him. He had an amazing, original way of playing piano, that was intricate, rhythmic, funky and swinging all at once.

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