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  • n  a cheap drinking and dancing establishment

  • As an early fan of Ray Charles, and a collector of his LPs, I noticed that a few Charles songs like "Mess Around" with its barrelhouse piano signatures and neck-snapping back .
  • Jazz, blowsiest of the arts, has been disgracefully lax about keeping her barrelhouse in order.
  • Eleven years ago he was plunking out "back-beat," barrelhouse piano while he sold "snowballs" (shaved ice and flavoring) from a New Orleans streetside stand.
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  • Thursday-Sunday To-Do: Eureka Springs Blues Weekend
    EUREKA SPRINGS BLUES WEEKEND Various times and venues. $20-$35. Blues fans, set your coordinates for Carroll County, because there's going to be a stout lineup at this year's Eureka Springs Blues Weekend . At the top of the bill is The Chicago Blues Revue (Saturday night at The Auditorium), which includes John Primer, Bob Stroger, Kenny "Beedy Eyes" Smith, Billy Flynn and BarrelHouse Chuck , all ...
    June 12, 2013 - Arkansas Times

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