Steven Y. Landry

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Steven Y. Landry grew up in Baton Rouge in the '60s listening to rock and roll on WNOE and WTIX. They played the oldies he came to associate with the Crescent City, songs recorded in New Orleans by New Orleans artists. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University Law School and is a practicing real estate attorney in Baton Rouge where he lives with his wife, dog, cat, Cavern Club brick, and a piece of Abbey Road.

 

 


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Beatles Day in New Orleans

On September 16, 1964, the Beatles performed in New Orleans’ City Park. The city already played a large role in the music of the Fab Four, with John Lennon first hearing a New Orleans R&B record in 1956.

This fun and meticulous look at the unique relationship between the Beatles and America’s most important musical city includes chapters on the local teen reporters who interviewed the Beatles and covered the show, the band’s stay at a motel far from downtown, the press conference where the mayor presented the group with the keys to the city, the present-day status of places the musicians visited, and much more.

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Book-loving volunteers are essential to the Louisiana Book Festival's success. Whether it's escorting authors, guiding visitors, selling refreshments, working with children in the Young Readers Pavilion or other fun and rewarding assignments, the Louisiana Book Festival wants you to join the volunteer team.

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