Complicated Life September 16, 2007Posted by Mark Folse in cryptic envelopment, Dancing Bear, Debrisville, French Quarter, New Orleans, NOLA.
Tags: Complicated Life, film, music, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Ray Davies, The Bingo Show
As my own swirls life madly out of control and into what a acquaintance who moved from professional musician to corporate citizen once called The Swirling Vortex, it’s time to stop and listen to some fine advice for everyone who lives in New Orleans, or wishes they did: remember why we’re here.
Damn, that felt good, now, didn’t it? Go ahead, play it again. Or better yet, click on the Share This link and give this video five stars now to show your appreciation.
Here’s some info from the You Tube posting:
Filmed in mid-2005, this is a glimpse into life on the French Quarter’s lower Decatur Street before Hurricane Katrina.
Originally written by Ray Davies of the Kinks, this track is performed by the Preservation Hall Jazz Band featuring Clint Maedgen on vocals with a guest appearance by the New Orleans Bingo! Show in the video.