The following remembrances ran together in the July print issue.
Paul Howard Nelson has passed at 86
Paul Howard Nelson, Navy flight navigator, salesman, business leader, photographer, author, and lecturer on Ragtime and Early Jazz, passed away on May 24th at the age of 86 in Old Lyme, CT. He began his career in 1953 by enlisting in the Navy where he served on the aircraft carrier the USS Coral Sea during […]
Leon Redbone has Died at 127
Leon Redbone, a one of a kind personality who brought vintage music to the masses, died on May 30th at 69 years old, though in characteristic fashion the official notice from the family listed his age as 127. Discovered by Bob Dylan while playing clubs and folk festivals around Canada in the early 70s he […]
New Orleans Music Legend Dr. John has Died at 77
Malcolm John Rebennack, better known as Dr. John, passed away of cardiac issues on May 6th, he was 77. He was active in music beginning in the late 50s and became popular in the creative explosion of the 60s combining elements of his Third Ward New Orleans roots with psychedelic rock. His 1968 album Gris-Gris […]