Posts Tagged: 1980s

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Professor Longhair - “Cry to Me”. From 1980’s Crawfish Fiesta. That’s Dr. John on guitar.

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Professor Longhair - Crawfish Fiesta. 1980. From the album of the same name.

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While we’re on a football card kick, here’s Marcus Dupree’s 1984 card from the New Orleans Breakers. I had no idea Dupree was on the Breakers, and was only vaguely familiar with his story, until I saw The Best that Never Was. It’s a good documentary, and free on Netflix.

While we’re on a football card kick, here’s Marcus Dupree’s 1984 card from the New Orleans Breakers. I had no idea Dupree was on the Breakers, and was only vaguely familiar with his story, until I saw The Best that Never Was. It’s a good documentary, and free on Netflix.

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Bobby Hebert’s 1986 Topps card.

Bobby Hebert’s 1986 Topps card.

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Dr. John, Popeyes commercial, 1983. Love that chicken.

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Dalton Hilliard, 1989. No more Sundays without football for a long while, you guys. Can’t wait.

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Creepy Delchamps ad, late 1980s.

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Rentavision, 1980s. This was the future.

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And here’s Buster Holmes himself in 1989. Monday is red beans day; Chuck Taggert’s recipe, based on Holmes’,┬áis a good starting point. There’s a vegetarian version if you’re so -inclined.

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Fighting the Cabildo fire. Photo via the Times Picayune, an old newspaper that, at one point, had the highest penetration of any paper in the top 50 markets.