Friday, July 20, 2012

NY Times: A City Pays Its Respects [for Uncle Lioen]

The drums could be heard first and then the brass, and then, far down the street in the twilight, people could be seen dancing and swaying, the bells of sousaphones above them like halos. New Orleanians paraded in homage to Lionel Batiste, known to everyone for decades as Uncle Lionel, to many simply as “Unc.”
 Credit: William Widmer for The New York Times


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