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Doesn't that sound like the title of a Fats Domino song? Here is a second image from the trip to New Orleans; this time up the street from the Café Du Monde near the levee. New Orleans residents can correct me here, but wouldn't this be about in front of the (then) Jax Beer factory? I've heard that there are now apartments in that cool building; if that's so, I'd love to live there!!! Lots of cars here but probably not enough shown to identify any of them. View full size.