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Author Sandmel, Ben.

Title Ernie K-Doe : the R&B emperor of New Orleans / written by Ben Sandmel ; with a foreword by Peter Guralnick.

Imprint New Orleans : Historic New Orleans Collection, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 K-Doe,E SAN    Available
Description xvii, 285 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Series The Louisiana musicians biography series
Louisiana musicians biography series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-272) and index.
Discography: p. 267-269.
Contents The importance of being Ernie K-Doe -- An emperor's home is his castle -- Ernie, you are so hard-headed! -- You won't find that in Weber's [sic] dictionary -- Some other kind of a man -- Wings and a chinchilla cap -- Blue diamonds and morphodites -- Bubbling under -- There ain't but two songs that will stand the test of time -- I can't tell ya! -- K-Doe was a teacher -- Down from the mountain -- The emperor and the duke -- Later for tomorrow -- The god with two heads -- I taught him how to play -- Mean streets -- Irene, get the smelling salts! -- I'm giving away diamonds! -- No officer of the court -- Hitting bottom -- Like god removing a devil from his body -- Ernie K-Doe, James Brown, and Ernie K-Doe -- Mister K-Doe goes to Washington -- Theme people and a father image -- Even the most anarchic madness can yield an elegant method -- King for a day -- K-Doe would be so satisfied -- Blessed like you with tonsils gold -- Katrina, you bitch! -- We put the "fun" in "funeral".
Subject K-Doe, Ernie.
Rhythm and blues musicians -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 0917860608

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