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\ Times On eels International musician Grayson Capps ng , By BRYAN T. McMAHON said Capps, who now has fourCrescent City adventures and Graysofi Capps has written a New Orleans roots style song with CDs on the market, the latest on a book Capps' father wrote. Capps succinct lyrics that will be music to the ears of coastal Loui- two are titled Song Bones, and Capps is a member of the Tu- sianans bt t is destined to burn the behinds of the British Petro- Rott & Roll. His earlier CDslane University Class of 1989 leum executives responsible for the oil rig catastrophe, were Wail & Ride, and If Youand was driven out of the city Grayson Capps said in an ex- sician Dr. Bob Benson. Knew My Mind. by Hurricane Katrina which he clusive interview with The Pon- Since then, Capps has becomeAdd to that a new DVD based immortalized in one of his re- chatoula Times on Friday that the toast of Europe, especially on his Holland performances cordings whose lyrics excoriate he will debut the new tune in Holland and Germany, and is entitled Live at the Paradiso. President George Bush for his PonchatoUla when he performs coming here as part of a mara- Capps told The Ponchatoula lack of action. a live con6ert here this Satur, thon U.S. tour that has wowed Times in an interview FridayHis band The Stump Knock- day audiences from Colorado to the that he will be sure to have his ers scattered by the 2005 storm, The Saturday, June 5 Gray- Gulf Coast states, from New recordings available for pur- Capps and his family landed son Capps concert at The Pub, York to his native Alabama. chase at Saturday's concert gig near Nashville in Franklin, 165 West Pine Street, will start Grayson Capps was a fea- at The Pub. Tennessee, which he now calls at 9 p.m. with just a five dollar tured performer at the recent In addition to his audio re-home. cover charge, a testament to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage cordings, Capps wrote the mu- Unfortunately, disaster musician's affection for this city Festival. sic for the New Orleans-based found him in Tennessee. "The where music lovers first met "I spent the whole past month John Travolta movie "A Love flood up here was insane. I him when he played some mem- in Germany and Holland, but I Song for Bobby Long," whose had to build a dam to save my orable gigs at The Speakeasy, am excited to play Ponchatoula. plot is based on a biographi- house. They said it was a500- courtesy of songwriter and phy- I miss the Strawberry Capital," cal blending of Grayson Capps' PLEASE SEE PAGE A-3 Grayson Capps Seats are expected to go fast on Saturday at The Pub where Grayson Capps and his band will continue their suc- cessful European tour by returning to the South. Times Report r Set up not unlike t oO,kta4aoma I a t us shoppers,