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  Dr. John - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John, (born Malcolm John Rebennack Jr on November 21, 1940, in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a colourful pianist, singer, and songwriter, whose music spans, and often combines, blues, boogie woogie, and rock and roll.
Professor Longhair was an important influence on Rebennack.
Early on he also played guitar and was often known as Mac Rebennack.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mac_Rebennack   (680 words)

  
 Dr. John: The Doctor Is In
Rebennack had paid his dues in the clubs and recording studios of New Orleans in the mid-1950s and early 60s, and it showed in his piano playing, his deportment, and even his speech patterns.
Rebennack didn't earn much money for these since the small record companies that released the records often didn't bother paying writers' royalties; sometimes the songs would be credited to the artist or producer.
Mac's old buddy Harold Battiste was now working in Los Angeles as a producer for Sonny and Cher, and he hired Mac to play with the duo on the road as well as getting him session work.
www.allthingslooziane.com /music_drjohn01.htm   (1497 words)

  
 Welcome to the Best of New Orleans! A&E Feature 12 21 02
John Plays Mac Rebennack was released on LP, Professor Longhair was a recently deceased cult favorite and James Booker was in serious decline.
Mac was a studio musician and an unsigned ex-rock star when he hooked up with the small Baltimore company Clean Cuts for this recording.
John Plays Mac Rebennack shows above all what a great boogie-woogie player Rebennack is. "Mac's Boogie," "Honey Dripper," and "Pinetop" from the original LP are joined here by the strongest of the new tracks: "Deep Blues," a cool Mac original with a surprising modulation in the middle.
www.bestofneworleans.com /dispatch/2002-12-21/ae_feat.html   (615 words)

  
 New York, October 27, 1971 Emmett Grogan sent Tuesday Weld home early
Mac Rebennack came out from behind the partition and went directly to the piano, like he was stepping from the wings to center stage to do a show.
Mac was making his San Francisco debut as Dr. John The Night Tripper in a ballroom then known as the Carousel and later taken over by Bill Graham as the Fillmore West.
Mac gave Peter's baby daughter, Ariel, a magic tooth and a bronze plaque with a horoscope engraved on one side and her name on the other.
www.bigmagic.com /pages/blackj/column9a.htm   (7317 words)

  
 Smoky Mountain News | Arts + Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Rebennack happened upon Montaine while delving through a bunch of old books on Haitian voodoo that were at an antique store where his sister worked.
Mac’s father realized that his son would never be one for structure, and hired Walter “Papoose” Nelson, a guitarist for Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew.
Mac was quite popular, wowing students with his Chuck Berry licks and his encyclopedia knowledge of music.
www.smokymountainnews.com /issues/06_02/06_12_02/art_dr_john.html   (2246 words)

  
 ireland.com // T H E T I C K E T
The pianist Dr John, aka Mac Rebennack, New Orleans's ambassador of all things bluesy, explains down a dodgy phoneline to Joe Breen what it's like to be a legend.
The young Rebennack was obviously precocious and a free spirit.
Rebennack was busted and sent to prison for two years.
www.ireland.com /theticket/articles/2004/0611/1683018568TKDRJOHN.html   (681 words)

  
 Homespun Tapes - Mac Rebennack (Dr. John)
John - his real name is Mac Rebennack - has been playing a heady brew of New Orleans R&B, gospel, and funk for over three decades.
Taught By Mac Rebennack (Dr. John), Dr. John.
Mac "Dr. John" Rebennack, a veritable encyclopedia of music and lore, immerses you in all aspects of New Orleans boogie and blues piano.
www.homespuntapes.com /artists/artistpage.asp?artID=444   (525 words)

  
 Timeless Records
Mac Rebennack, better known as Dr. John The Nighttripper, was born in New Orleans, in 1944.
Mac was working nights with a traditional jazz band and soon started concentrating on piano and organ.
Mac was very much influenced by New Orleans blues singer and pianist Roy Ryrd, better known as Professor Longhair.
www.timelessjazz.com /shop/product_info.php?products_id=369   (678 words)

  
 REBENNACK, Mac : MusicWeb Encyclopaedia of Popular Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Left Atlantic, continued to tour and record sporadically; contributed to Van Morrison's Period Of Transition '77, guested on the Band's film/concert/album The Last Waltz '78.
Albums on Clean Cuts Dr John Plays Mac Rebennack '81 (solo piano) and The Brightest Smile In Town (with more vocals) (both on Demon/Fiend UK).
Among a great many appearances as guest or sideman he played and sang on Donald Harrison's Indian Blues '91.
www.musicweb-international.com /encyclopaedia/r/R36.HTM   (442 words)

  
 Dr. John interviews, articles and reviews from Rock’s Backpages
MAC REBENNACK'S situation is Jekyll and Hyde reversed.
Mac took something and turned into the Doctor, split from his identity as a New Orleans songwriter/session man...
Born Mac Rebennack in New Orleans, he is as steeped in that...
www.rocksbackpages.com /artist.html?ArtistID=drjohn   (584 words)

  
 LivinBlues- Dr.John aka Mac Rebennack
Mac Rebennack had been playing on classic New Orleans RandB, country, and Rock n' Roll records since the mid-'50s.
Mac played with several New Orleans friends in the Zu Zu Band and Morgus and the Three Ghouls.
John plays Mac Rebennack', and 'City Lights on Horizon', in 1978 which he co-wrote 3 of the albums songs with Doc Pomus
www.livinblues.com /bluesrooms/drjohn.asp   (383 words)

  
 Dr. John MP3 Downloads - Dr. John Music Downloads - Dr. John Music Videos
Dr. John was always respected as a consummate pianist, but he didn't make a solo, unaccompanied piano record until 1981's Dr. John Plays Mac Rebennack.
His music had always been impressive, but this is the first time that his playing had been put on full display, and it reveals that there's even more depth and...
His music had always been impressive, but this is the first time that his playing had been put on full display, and it reveals that there's even more depth and intricacies to his style than previously expected.
www.mp3.com /albums/55569/summary.html   (343 words)

  
 dr john musician   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Mac's first record date as a musician was at...
John, born Malcolm Rebennack (born November 21, 1940 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a colorful pianist...
John, born Malcolm Rebennack (born November 211940 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a...
www.theindustryyellowpages.com /th/dr-john-musician.htm   (2397 words)

  
 Mac Rebennack Books - Signed, used, new, out-of-print
This autobiography of legendary New Orleans piano man Dr. John--"the hippest, fonkiest cat to come down the musical turnpike" (Library Journal)--is one of the most original, colorful, and acclaimed music books ever.
The voice of New Orleans, Dr. John's story is the story of four decades on the road, on the charts, in and out of trouble, but always steeped in the music.
Filled with wit and wordplay, tales of hoodoo saints and high-living sinners, Dr. John's memorable memoir casts a spell as hard to resist as Mardi Gras itself.
www.alibris.com /search/books/author/Mac_Rebennack   (316 words)

  
 ezFolk Media Store
John Plays Mac Rebennack: The Legendary Sessions, Vol.
Music / Dr. John Plays Mac Rebennack: The Legendary Sessions, Vol.
By the early '80s, Dr. John was mostly in demand as a session player and ad jingle writer, but he cut a pair of back-to-back solo piano albums that proved he was still capable of greatness.
www.ezfolk.com /cgi-bin/ae.pl?asinsearch=B00006LLPC   (264 words)

  
 THE PIANO STYLES OF DR. JOHN - AN INTIMATE SESSION WITH MAC REBENNACK - Elderly Instruments
This masterful piano player, songwriter, two-time Grammy winner and ambassador of New Orleans music demonstrates his technique, discusses his influences, and shares stories of a life in music.
Mac plays and analyzes more than 30 tunes, from New Orleans blues to the compositions of Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, and others.
An overhead camera provides close-ups as Mac plays the licks, bass lines, turnarounds, chord progressions and voicings that have secured him an honored place in the history of popular music.
www.elderly.com /videos/items/300-DVD38.htm   (252 words)

  
 Redeye Distribution
In the summer of 1981, Mac Rebennack, a.k.a.
No band, no overdubs, no gris gris, no studio tricks, just Mac at the piano and at his very best.
When a year passed and Mac's recording and solo performances garnered the highest praise, he returned to the same piano in Chelsea for his second solo date.
www.redeyeusa.com /item.php?item_num=CD-CCD-722   (144 words)

  
 Dr. John Plays Mac Rebennack: The Legendary Sessions, Volume One by Dr. John at Audio Lunchbox
John Plays Mac Rebennack: The Legendary Sessions, Volume One by Dr. John at Audio Lunchbox
John Plays Mac Rebennack: The Legendary Sessions, Volume One - Wade In The Water
John Plays Mac Rebennack: The Legendary Sessions, Volume One - Memories Of Professor Longhair
audiolunchbox.com /album?a=27657   (168 words)

  
 Hal Leonard The Piano Styles of Dr. John (Mac Rebennack) 2 DVD Set - [Sam Ash]
This masterful piano player, prodigious songwriter, two-time Grammy Award winner and celebrated ambassador of New Orleans music demonstrates his remarkable instrumental technique, discusses his influences, and shares intriguing stories of a life in music.
With his encyclopedic knowledge of musical styles, Mac plays and analyzes more than 30 tunes, from traditional New Orleans blues to the compositions of Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Doc Pomus and others.
These two DVDs provide a rare opportunity to visit with Mac Rebennack (a.k.a.
samash.com /catalog/showitem.asp?itemid=28587&SourceType=RecentItems   (281 words)

  
 Dr. John Plays Mac Rebennack: The Legendary Sessions, Volume Two by Dr. John at Audio Lunchbox
John Plays Mac Rebennack: The Legendary Sessions, Volume Two - Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu
John Plays Mac Rebennack was widely heralded by music critics and aficionados everywhere as one of the seminal touchstones of New Orleans piano style.
Clean Cuts Records is proud to present the second and final volume of solo piano recordings from one of the most gifted, singular and important American artists
www.audiolunchbox.com /album?a=42806   (434 words)

  
 Radio National - The Planet Stories
In the light of a "CREOLE MOON" you may see and hear many delightfully strange things.
On his new CD, New Orleans pianist & songster DR JOHN (Mac Rebennack) evokes his Crescent City's extraordinary mix of cultures.
There the original "Dr John" - an exiled African prince - used to practice his own version of voodoo.
www.abc.net.au /rn/music/planet/stories/s482694.htm   (441 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Dr. John Plays Mac Rebennack: Music: Dr. John   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The second of back-to-back solo albums cut in the early '80s, Dr.
John Plays Mac Rebennack: The Legendary Sessions Volume Two (originally released as The Brightest Smile in Town) presents a more balanced mix of vocal and instrumental tracks than its predecessor, Dr.
By the time Rebennack ends Brightest Smile with two gorgeous instrumentals--a lovely take on Harold Arlen's "Come Rain or Come Shine" and "Suite Home New Orleans"--you're reminded just how encyclopedic his knowledge of American music is. (The 2006 reissue adds six previously unreleased bonus tracks.) --Keith Moerer
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000E5KQRI?v=glance   (581 words)

  
 101cd.com - Buy cheap UK Dr. John - Storm Warning (The Early Sessions Of Mac 'Dr. John' Rebennack) (CD Album) - Product ...
John Storm Warning (The Early Sessions Of Mac 'Dr. John' Rebennack)
South Of The Border Town - Rebennack, Mac
This CD brings together 26 of Rebennack's finest 'pre-fame' recordings, providing a fascinating insight into his formative musical years.
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 Medical School: The Early Sessions of Mac "Dr. John" Rebennack by Dr. John
Medical School: The Early Sessions of Mac "Dr. John" Rebennack by Dr. John
Medical School: The Early Sessions of Mac "Dr. John" Rebennack by Dr.
Portions of content provided by All Music Guide © 2001 AEC One Stop Group, Inc. All Music Guide is a registered Trademark of AEC One Stop Group, Inc.
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 MusicDish Industry e-Journal
John’s first solo album "Dr. John Plays Mac Rebennack", was released in 1981.
Return Of The Mac: In The Studio With...
John Plays Mac Rebennack Clean Cuts Records 1981
www.musicdish.com /mag/index.php3?id=3663   (861 words)

  
 Tom Morgan's Jazz and Blues - June 19, 2001 - Rare Mac Rebennack & Juneteenth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Tom Morgan's Jazz and Blues - June 19, 2001 - Rare Mac Rebennack & Juneteenth
June 19, 2001 - Rare Mac Rebennack & Juneteenth
You can search for any New Orleans artist on CD at the Louisiana Music Factory.
www.jass.com /tom/next/noms/mac.html   (39 words)

  
 Music Written By Mac Rebennack
Piano Sheet Music - 2 matches for "Mac Rebennack"
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 Louisiana Music Factory - Dr. John Plays Mac Rebennack: The Legendary Sessions Volume Two by Dr. John
Louisiana Music Factory - Dr. John Plays Mac Rebennack: The Legendary Sessions Volume Two by Dr. John
Medley: Just A Closer Walk With Thee/Didn't He Ramble
Rockin' Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu (3:51)
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