Dr. John Second Line Draws Massive Crowds In New Orleans: Watch

Bruce Weber
Dr. John

New Orleans lost a legend on Thursday when Mac Rebennack, better known as Dr. John, passed away at the age of 77, and yesterday (June 7) the city rallied together to send him off in style with an enormous second line parade.

The second line was announced on social media by Kermit Ruffins, and it kicked off in front of Kermit's Mother-in-Law Lounge. Trumpeter James Andrews started off the procession with a solo version of Dr. John's "Such A Night" before the celebration of the iconic musician's life wrapped up with the band playing "I'll Fly Away."

Dr. John's granddaughter, Stephanie O'Quin, was also reportedly in attendance.

Check out some videos from the second line below.

 

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