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|May 16, 2014 | Stuffs

” I made a couple of attempts at (moving back to New Orleans) but, you know, it’s a love/hate thing. I’d just been released from Ft.Worth prison in 1964, and they shipped my ass out of town. I love New Orleans people, I love the food, I love the lifestyle, I love a million things about it. But I get depressed when I look at what has been done in the name of improving it, cleaning it up, updating it, modernizing it. I think D.A. Jim Garrison ruined New Orleans. I am bitter about this guy. Around 1963 he shut down most of the music clubs in the city. And in doing that he did a terrible thing that the city never fully recovered from. He padlocked them all – Canal Street, St.Charles Avenue, Washington Avenue, Jackson Avenue, Louisiana Avenue, on and on, all the music strips. Now all that’s left is Bourbon Street, which was traditionally for the turista set. “ThinnerDr.John