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Earl King: Poet Laureate of New Orleans

Top-notch music journalism from Geoffrey Himes commemorating the birth of Earl King. The article is populated by the equally excellent Michael Smith photographs. He was living proof that an active, well-stocked mind doesn’t always come with scholarly credentials. “A lot of New Orleans records didn’t have enough bass on them,” King asserted. “You’ve got to…

Michael P. Smith Photography

Check out the terrific work of Smith — I especially appreciate the ones of musicians. Here are my favorites, the last one being of a young Harry Connick Jr. with Booker. Bo DiddleyClarence “Gatemouth” Brownharry connick jr.James Bookermichael p. smithmusicnew orleansTrombone Shorty