Estelle and I
were married in 1964. Together we had 3 great kids: Cindy, Chris and Chad; and
30 years later our only granddaughter Caitlin.
we were married she introduced me to Earl's music. Her uncle Chester Prather
played sax for a short time in Earl's band "The Stereo's." For all of the following
years I remained a fan.
I don't know the
exact year so I will use the year 2000 for the text.
My oldest son
Chris would come to his mother and I and tell us "You have to go listen to music at a place in Metairie called 'Critic's Choice.'" We'd answer "No Chris, thats just not us." This
went on for two years.
One night he told
me "But pops, Earl Stanley plays there."
week we joined my son there and we met Earl.
someone who had entertained you for 38+ years. I must admit that I still haven't
figured the man out, but what a ride it has been trying to do so.
Through Earl I
have had the pleasure of meeting several musical personalities whom you will see on our website Big Easy Street Sounds.
Earl gave me my
first picture with him and Eddie Powers with "The Stereo's."
me to undertake this project, and its been a pleasure doing so. We hope to make
this informative and fun for anyone who visits us there.
and I want you to know that even though you weren't there and didn't know, you have been part of our family for almost forty
Thanks for everything,
especially for letting us become friends and for introducing us to most of the friends on our website.
Clint & Estelle