Interview with King James and the Special Men. April 2012 (OffBeat).


Jimmy Horn did not reconvene New Orleans downtown R&B cover group the Special Men two years ago to preserve a tradition. “We were playing far-out jazz with a great saxophonist, Rashid Akbar, who’d played with Sun Ra and Kidd Jordan,” he says. “That made us wish we had a band where we just did Fats Domino songs and drank beer…”

CLICK HERE TO READ THE REST OF THE FIRST EVER ARTICLE ABOUT THE SPECIAL MEN (I know, I know, Gambit wrote a blurb once 🙂

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