Hundreds crowd Treme for second line honoring Dr. John

Musicians and fans remember Dr. John

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - Kermit’s Treme Mother in Law Lounge on Claiborne Ave. is where the second line to honor Dr. John started. Who knows where it will end?

That’s New Orleans.

Hundreds gathered Friday in the 1500 block of Treme for the 4 p.m. celebration of the iconic New Orleans musician. The second line was supposed to get going around 6 p.m.

It started at 4:30 p.m.

Mac “Dr. John” Rebennack, the mystic rhythm and blues piano player who dazzled crowds around the world, died Thursday of a heart attack. He was 77.

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