I was honored to be assigned this Louisiana Weekly series on famous New Orleans DJs past and present, but mostly past. I wish I could continue writing this series; there are SO many important DJs I’d love to include. This is just the very, very tip of that iceberg..
Dr. Daddio and Larry McKinley: http://www.louisianaweekly.com/making-the-music-spin-in-new-orleans/
Papa Smurf and DJ Chicken: http://www.louisianaweekly.com/making-the-music-spin-in-new-orleans-2/
Fresh Johnson and T-Pot: http://www.louisianaweekly.com/making-the-music-spin-with-a-feminine-flair-in-new-orleans-2/
Or watch this great interview with DJ Slick Leo about the origins of New Orleans’s Congo Square: