by Brian Bahouth

In this interview John “Mac” Rebennack, also known as Dr. John, discusses his earliest musical influences and key aspects of his vast and deep body of work … a funky mix of words and music produced in advance of a performance at the North Star House in Grass Valley, California on Sunday the 22nd of September, 2013:  Dr. John and special guest Alan Tousaint.  The concert was the 11th annual benefit for the Bear Yuba Land Trust