Since he's entering his eighth decade, Little Joe Washington gets a pass (for now) on any speculation about whatever bargain the iconic, dreadlocked local electric bluesman must have struck with sinister celestial forces to achieve such longevity. The fact remains that, compared to almost a year ago at this time — when he was laid up in Ben Taub's ICU with a life-threatening liver ailment — Little Joe is healthy again, tooling around town on his ubiquitous bicycle and due at New Orleans's Ponderosa Stomp rootstravaganza next month. He's even... More >>>