Posts tagged "Treme"

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Cissy Strut" by The Meters

Song Of The Day – “Cissy Strut” by The Meters This 1969 instrumental is practically ground zero for all of Rap and Hip Hop tracks. It’s the essence of songs like this Allen Toussaint-produced classic that informs the genre with its groove and beats. The Meters were formed by Aaron Neville as a backing band... Read more »

Song Of The Day - "Waitin' On The Sky" by Steve Earle

Song Of the Day by Eric Berman “Waitin’ On The Sky” by Steve Earle Over the years he’s gone from junkie to downright upstanding. We’ve seen him Bluegrass, honky tonkin’ and rockin’ out. We’ve read his poetry and short stories. We’ve even watched him on HBO in “The Wire” and on “Treme.” The self-named “Hard-Core... Read more »

Song Of The Day - "The Pearls" by Jelly Roll Morton & His Red Hot Peppers

by Eric Berman Song Of The Day – “The Pearls” by Jelly Roll Morton & His Red Hot Peppers Watching HBO’s post-Katrina New Orleans set show, “Treme,” led me to dig out some 1927 Jelly Roll Morton for today’s SOTD. Last night’s episode had one of the characters trying to figure out what made Morton’s... Read more »
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