Tommy Polk

In 1974 I left Natchez for college and returned a year later to find a new bar had opened called the Under-The-Hill Saloon. Wanting to help the local economy, I forced myself to visit.  Time and time again. It sits on the east bank... Read more


There are some music venues that change ownership, evolve and become less than the original vision that inspired it in the first place. This is definitely not the case with the Maple Leaf Bar in New Orleans. On February 24, 1974 I was ab... Read more

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