dr. john http://wwno.org en Springsteen Packs Them in for Jazz Fest http://wwno.org/post/springsteen-packs-them-jazz-fest <p>Bruce Springsteen has closed out the first weekend of the New Orleans Jazz &amp; Heritage Festival with a 2 &frac12;-hour show that combined crowd-pleasers such as &quot;Born to Run&quot; with the cover tune of his new CD, &quot;Wrecking Ball.&quot;</p><p>Fans began staking out spots when the Fair Grounds opened at 11 a.m. Sunday, rushing from the entrance gates to spread blankets and set up chairs close to the stage. By the time Springsteen stepped on stage fans were stretched around the fairgrounds track, some standing 10 to 12 people deep.</p> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 15:20:20 +0000 The Associated Press 9788 at http://wwno.org Dr. John: A Rock Legend Gets Personal http://wwno.org/post/dr-john-rock-legend-gets-personal In his 1995 autobiography, <em>Under a Hoodoo Moon,</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/14987602/dr-john">Dr. John</a> writes about his tumultuous music career, a decades-long heroin addiction and the time he spent in prison on a drug-possession charge. The book is candid in a way that most of his music is not — until now. On his new album,<em> Locked Down,</em> Dr. Mon, 02 Apr 2012 20:58:00 +0000 editor 8121 at http://wwno.org