The Incomplete, Year-by-Year Selectively Quirky,
Prime Facts Edition of the History of The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
by Jan Clifford, Leslie Blackshear Smith
e/Prime Publications April 2005
April 30th the Continental Drifters, which included Peter Holsapple of Hootie and the Blowfish and R.E.M., Vickie Peterson, who wrote "Walk Like an Egyptian" when she was with the Bangles and Susan Cowsill, child star of the Cowsills, brought a entrancingly original show to the Sprint stage. By day's end, 78,000 happy people were milling about the Fair Grounds.