Sound review Snooks Eaglin: New Orleans Street Singer, 2005. compiled, annotated, and supervised by elijah Wald. Smithsonian Folkways recordings, cD (1), SFW cD 40165. John minton Indiana UniversityPurdue University Fort Wayne When Snooks eaglin passed away in his native new orleans on February 18, 2009, news organizations large and small around the world ran his obituary--a fitting testament to a truly great musical talent. Judging from the evidence online, the majority picked up some version of an Associated press (Ap) story filed from new orleans the following day, headed "Snooks eaglin, r&b Singer and guitarist, Dies at 72" (New York Times, February 19, 2009, http://www.nytimes. com/2009/02/20/arts/music/20eaglin.html). Quoting Quint Davis, the producer of new orleans Jazz and heritage Festival, at which eaglin was scheduled to perform, the obituary notes that eaglin's career spanned "50 years' worth of new orleans recordings, from early folk to r&b and jazz." Folk music gets that passing mention; however, the obituary's emphasis is definitely on eaglin's later years as a new orleans rhythm and blues icon, when, in the Ap's words, he "counted platinum-selling rockers among his fans" and found a bit of belated success with his astounding guitar playing and idiosyncratic arrangements of
Journal of American Folklore – American Folklore Society
Published: Apr 21, 2012
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