Kentwood’s connection to Johnny Cash’s “Folsom Prison Blues”

THE ROOT- Little Brother Montgomery, jazz and blues pianist from Kentwood, should likely be credited for creating the initial foundation for the song that became Johnny Cash's "Folsom Prison Blues" By Jesse Brooks One of the most well-known songs to ever be labeled as rock-n-roll out outlaw country is "Folsom Prison Blues" by Johnny Cash. So... Continue Reading →

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Hwy. 51 Revisited: McComb, Mississippi

By Jesse Brooks McComb, Mississippi is the kind of town that seems to get by on day-to-day business. It doesn’t beat its chest to declare that it is better than somewhere else or decorate itself as something flashy. However, the best way to describe McComb is welcoming. You can walk into a public place or... Continue Reading →

Sources indicate Lafayette area episode of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown is in production

BOURDAIN IN CAJUN COUNTRY- Sources indicate television personality Anthony Bourdain was in the Lafayette area filming an episode of his CNN show 'Parts Unknown' during Mardi Gras. Photo: Screenshot of Bourdain in the Southwest Louisiana on the episode "Cajun Country" for his previous show 'No Reservations'. By Jesse Brooks  Over last weekend and through Mardi... Continue Reading →

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