A weekly-ish blog sharing my series of collages about growing up in the South during the 1950s.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
NEW ORLEANS JAZZ
"Basin Street Blues" is a song that characterizes feelings Southerners had during the Fifties. Racial problems existed but were less defined when jazz was played; especially in New Orleans "where the white folk and the darkies meet". People came together listening to and playing that outstanding music.