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Chris Rose

Chris Rose is a former reporter at the TIMES-PICAYUNE in New Orleans.

Articles by Chris Rose

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ISSUE 79: Louisiana as the Cradle of American Music

Music has always been the glue, the shared heritage, the defining gesture and common language of this exotic Bible-thumping/Afro-Caribbean/Euro-redneck/Cajun-Creole mix known as Louisiana, the place where all music comes from.
Department: MUSIC
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NEW SOUTH JOURNALISM: The Sometimes-Picayune

New Orleans had a black mayor named “Dutch”; the white suburb next door to the city had as its sheriff an obese Chinese cowboy; and the governor, a glib, silver-haired Cajun gambler and lothario, had won office after declaring the only way he could lose the election was to be caught in bed “with a dead girl or a live boy.”
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