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Groove Interrupted Loss, Renewal, and the Music of New Orleans

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ISBN-10: 125000764X

ISBN-13: 9781250007643

Edition: 2011

Authors: Keith Spera

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The recent history of New Orleans is fraught with tragedy and triumph. Both are reflected in the city's vibrant, idiosyncratic music community. In Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Keith Spera's intimately reported Groove Interrupted, a diverse group of musicians, promoters, and local legends reckon with life before and after the flood. From Aaron Neville's return to bury his wife of fifty years to the rescue of Fats Domino and Alex Chilton by helicopter during the storm and Platinum-selling rapper Mystikal's attempt to rekindle his career after six years in prison, Spera scores of the city in all of its joyful and elegiac tones. Groove Interrupted vividly renders the unbreakable spirit of…    
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Picador
Publication date: 4/24/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.660

Foreword
Introduction
Gatemouth Brown's Last Ride
Aaron Neville's Hardest Homecoming
Quint Davis and the 2006 Jazz Fest Revival
Allen Toussaint Comes Alive
Fats Domino's Excellent Adventure
Terence Blanchard and a Muse Named Katrina
Alex Chilton Undercover
Jeremy Davenport Makes a Record
Mystikal Versus Michael Tyler
To Hell and Back with Phil Anselmo
Mr. New Orleans: Pete Fountain
Bouncing with Juvenile
Rebirth, Now and Forever
Acknowledgments