Dr. John


Sat August 4, 2012
Marc On The Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: City That Care Forgot

429 Records

Dr. John and the Lower 911 recorded an album in 2008 called City That Care Forgot. There was a negative reaction from a number of reviewers.

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Fri June 15, 2012
World Cafe

Sense Of Place: A Voodoo Tour With Dr. John

Originally published on Mon September 10, 2012 11:30 am

Dr. John.
Rick Diamond Getty Images

Dr. John knows New Orleans like no one else. The gritty, growly music legend boasts a lengthy career, during which he's perfected a blend of New Orleans voodoo blues, funk and rock 'n' roll. Locked Down, his latest album — produced by The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach — was released earlier this year.

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Tue April 3, 2012
Music Reviews

Dr. John: Swamp Grooves From The Bayou Underworld

Originally published on Wed April 4, 2012 8:41 am

Dan Auerbach (left) joins Dr. John on the latter's new album, Locked Down.
Alysse Gafkjen

Right now, Dan Auerbach is living a rock-star moment, with his hard-hitting blues-rock duo The Black Keys selling out arenas all over the country. Lots of people want him on their records. So what does he do? He seeks out the 71-year-old Dr.

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Mon April 2, 2012
Music Interviews

Dr. John: A Rock Legend Gets Personal

Originally published on Mon April 2, 2012 10:01 pm

Dr. John's newest album, Locked Down, comes out Tuesday.
Michael Wilson

In his 1995 autobiography, Under a Hoodoo Moon, Dr. John writes about his tumultuous music career, a decades-long heroin addiction and the time he spent in prison on a drug-possession charge. The book is candid in a way that most of his music is not — until now. On his new album, Locked Down, Dr. John takes a more personal approach.

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Tue March 8, 2011
Music Interviews

Dr. John: From Session Player To New Orleans Funk Legend

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 10:17 am

Dr. John will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this month.
Courtesy of 429 Records