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Remembering Tabby Thomas (2014)

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-01-10

Duration: 00:07:14

Subjects: Music | Blues (music) | THOMAS, TABBY | Tabby's Blues Box (Baton Rouge, La.)

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Thomas, Tabby Interviewee

Description

This segment from the January 10, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s remembrance of Tabby Thomas, a legendary blues musician and owner of Tabby’s Blues Box in Baton Rouge, who died at age 84. It features Arcie Chapa’s 1994 interview with Thomas and highlights from one of his performances at Tabby’s Box Blues Box.