C.C. Adcock, a New Orleans Jazz Festival presented by Shell favorite, came very close to snagging the opening-credits music on the HBO series "True Blood."
As fans of "True Blood" know, the series has one of the best opening-titles sequences currently on the tube.
Hypnotic visuals by Digital Kitchen.
Jace Everett's "Bad Things."
"Bad Things" was originally discovered by "True Blood" creator Alan Ball, but was considered just a temporary track as the opening titles sequence neared completion.
"It was a placeholder," Calamar said. "It was my job to find the song."
One of the songs seriously considered for the slot was Adcock's "Bleed 2 Feed," which Adcock had personally submitted for the production's consideration.
"He's a great musician and a great - I don't know if hustler is the right word -- hustler in the best sense of the word," Calamar said.
Alas, "Bad Things" won out.