Dr. John, a chief musical architect of the New Orleans sound, dies at 77

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Mac “Dr. John” Rebennack, the nine-fingered New Orleans-based pianist, singer, songwriter and session musician best known for his 1973 top 10 hit “Right Place, Wrong Time,” has died. He was 77. Across six decades as a creator, Rebennack served as the unofficial voodoo ambassador of the Crescent…