Library Rock's Backpages

Dr. John: In The Right Place

John Pidgeon, Let It Rock, June 1973

MAC REBENNACK'S situation is Jekyll and Hyde reversed. Mac took something and turned into the Doctor, split from his identity as a New Orleans songwriter/session man to Dr. John Creaux the Night Tripper, peddler of peace, love and magic. The Doctor became a cult hero whose mystique drew Eric Clapton and Mick Jagger into the studio to work on his Sun Moon & Herbs album.

Total word count of piece: 504


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.