Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Tipitina Tipitina...

Henry Roeland Byrd, better known as Professor Longhair or simply Fess, was a New Orleans singer and pianist. Fess taught himself to play on a piano with missing keys. A long career of ups an downs, or popularity and rediscovery came to an end in 1980. His tunes and distinctive playing style are well worth a listen.

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