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1. n. a highbrow with long hair; especially a musician. There were a few longhairs at the bar, but none of the regulars.
2. mod. highbrow; [of music] classical. Longhair stuff like symphonies and art galleries bores me to tears.
3. n. a hippy; a long-haired youth of the 1960s. (Usually derogatory.) There are fewer longhairs around here than there were in the sixties.
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Q: You must've known everyone - James Booker, Longhair - all the great New Orleans players.
King "Early In The Morning" Coldplay "Fix You" Clint Black "When the Levee Broke" Various Artists "Tears In Heaven" Lenny Kravitz "Believe" Van Morrison "Blue and Green" Professor Longhair "Mardi Gras in New Orleans" John Fogerty "Born On The Bayou" Norah Jones/Wyclef Jean "Any Other Day" Bonnie Raitt "I Will Not Be Broken" Rod Stewart with Jerry Lawson and Talk of the Town "People Get Ready" Kanye West, Talib Kweli, Q-Tip, Common, Rhymefest "We Can Make It Better" James Brown "Try Me" Dave Matthews Band featuring Robert Randolph "Louisiana Bayou" Dr.
The "Best-in-Show" cat, an 11-month-old Persian that was also chosen Best Longhair in Championship, was named from a field of the show's top six longhair and shorthair felines in three categories: Championship, Kittens and Premiership (neutered males/spayed females).
The "Best-in-Show" cat, a longhair kitten, was named from a field of the show's top six longhair and shorthair felines in three categories: Championship, Kittens and Premiership (neutered males/spayed females).
Down-home cat': New Orleans jazz and r&b pianist-singer Henry Butler has been described as having a bit of McCoy Tyner in his left hand and Professor Longhair in his right.
John, Fats Domino, Jelly Roll Morton, Professor Longhair, Pinetop Perkins, Jay McShann, and Dave Brubeck.
The final CD tracks the development of African-American country music in the modern era, starting with Charley Pride's rise and continuing with tracks by the Pointer Sisters, Professor Longhair, Fats Domino, Dobie Gray, Aaron Neville and Venice Beach busker Ted Hawkins.
They closed their set of tasteful, unsappy ballads, longhair soul-rock and roaring unison boogie with white
On this wonderful, newly unearthed collection, Longhair is captured in his element, tickling the ivories first in a neighborhood bar for a boisterous hometown crowd in 1947 and later during his 1970 comeback.
The "Best-in-Show" cat, a longhair Championship, was named from a field of the show's top six longhair and shorthair felines in three categories: Championship, Kittens and Premiership (neutered males/spayed females).
Carrying on in the sturdy tradition of fellow Big Easy marvels Professor Longhair and James Booker, Rebennack boasts a near-classical dexterity that allows him to romp up and down those 88 keys as if skimming water.
MUSIC Blues and Boogie Tipitina, right, deliver their own unique take on the blues, barrelhouse, boogie and Gospel of New Orleans, in the footsteps of Professor Longhair, Dr John, James Booker, Fats Domino and Allen Toussaint.
As befits his fleet-footed past - an apprenticeship he shares with such late great musical originators as Lee Perry and Professor Longhair - Leon phrases his raw and tender voice with poise and elegance, really getting into the crevices of a song.