Dr. John – In The Right Place


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Release Date: 1973, 1990

Label: Atco, Elektra


Track List

  1. Right Place Wrong Time
  2. Same Old Same Old
  3. Just The Same
  4. Qualified
  5. Traveling Mood
  6. Peace Brother Peace
  7. Life
  8. Such A Night
  9. Shoo Fly Marches On
  10. I Been Hoodood
  11. Cold Cold Cold



  • Dr. John – piano, vocals
  • Allen Toussaint – piano, electronic piano, acoustic guitar, conga drums, tambourine, background vocals, vocal arrangements, arrangement and conducting
  • Gary Brown – saxophones
  • Leo Nocentelli – lead guitar
  • Art Neville – organ
  • George Porter Jr. – bass
  • Joseph Modeliste – drums
  • Robbie Montgomery, Jessie Smith – backing vocals



In the Right Place is the sixth album by New Orleans R&B artist Dr. John. The album was originally released on Atco Records in 1973 and became the biggest selling album of Dr. John’s career.

The song “Such a Night” was also performed as part of The Band’s The Last Waltz concert, made famous by Martin Scorsese’s film.The song also appears in the music video of 3000 Miles to Graceland.

The song “Right Place, Wrong Time” became the biggest hit from the LP, reaching the Top 10 in both the U.S. and Canada. The album itself was Dr. John’s highest charting album on the Billboard 200, spending 33 weeks on the chart and peaking at #24 on June 23, 1973.

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