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New Orleans: Crescent City's Other Legacy

Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 15 September 1979

NEW ORLEANS IS widely recognized as the birthplace of jazz, but the Crescent City has also played a part in rock 'n' roll. Its rhythm & blues tradition has exerted an enormous influence on rock artists from the Rolling Stones to Robert Palmer to Little Feat. A rare, first-hand glimpse of that legacy will be available Tuesday night when the Roxy plays host to the Mardi Gras Mambo.

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