Various Artists – The Best Of New Orleans: Jazz, Funk, Blues & 2nd Line Strut (2CD Set)

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Description

Release Date: 2018

Label: Metro Select

 

Track List

Disc: 1

  1. Everything I Do Gohn Be Funky (From Now On) – Lee Dorsey
  2. Barefootin’ – Robert Parker
  3. I Did My Part – Irma Thomas
  4. Keep On Marching – The Meters
  5. Tipitina – Dr. John
  6. Cha Dooky-Doo – Art Neville
  7. Iko Iko – The Dixie Cups
  8. Mardi Gras In New Orleans – Fats Domino
  9. Ya Ya – Lee Dorsey
  10. Hercules – Aaron Neville
  11. Cissy Strut – The Meters
  12. Mojo Hanna – Tami Lynn
  13. A Little Closer To My Home – Dr. John
  14. Yours Truly – Snooks Eaglin
  15. Sea Cruise – Frankie Ford
  16. Tu-Ber-Cu-Lucas And The Sinus Blues – Huey ‘Piano’ Smith
  17. A Losing Battle – Johnny Adams
  18. I Like It Like That – Chris Kenner
  19. Jock-A-Mo – Sugar Boy & His Cane Cutters
  20. Nearer To You – Betty Harris
  21. Here Comes The Girls – Ernie K-Doe
  22. Happy Times – Al Tousan (Allen Toussaint)
  23. Somebody Told You – Irma Thomas
  24. Ain’t Got No Home – Clarence ‘Frogman’ Henry
  25. Cry Me A River – Aaron Neville

Disc: 2

  1. West End Blues – Louis Armstrong
  2. John Casimir’s Whoopin’ Blues – The Young Tuxedo Brass Band
  3. 29th And Dearborn – Kid Ory
  4. Down In Jungle Town – Henry ‘Red’ Allen And His Orchestra
  5. I Thought I Heard Buddy Bolden Say – Jelly Roll Morton
  6. Mardi Gras Mambo – The Hawketts
  7. It’s Too Late Now – The Hawks
  8. Ooh Poo Pah Doo – Jessie Hill
  9. Later Alligator – Bobby Charles
  10. Ay-Te Te Fee – Clifton Chenier
  11. Bon Ton Roula – Clarence Garlow
  12. I Hear You Knockin’ – Smiley Lewis
  13. Rich Woman – L’il Millett & His Creoles
  14. Fortune Teller – Benny Spellman
  15. Every Dog Has Its Day – Eddie Bo
  16. (Everytime I Hear) That Mellow Saxophone – Roy Montrell
  17. Go To The Mardi Gras – Professor Longhair
  18. Shrimp & Gumbo – Dave Bartholomew
  19. You’re Gonna Need Me – Barbara Lynn
  20. Trick Bag – Earl King
  21. Witchcraft – The Spiders
  22. St. James Infirmary – King Oliver
  23. Lord, Lord, Lord – The Eureka Brass Band
  24. Summertime – The Sidney Bechet Quintet
  25. Walkin’ To New Orleans – Fats Domino

 

Notes

It’s difficult to think of a more musical city than New Orleans: birthplace of Jazz, home to the Blues, cradle of Funk, and all performed with a unique style and panache which resonates down the ages. These 50 tracks on their 2CDs, featuring some of the city’s most iconic artists, dive deep into the melting pot affectionally known as the Big Easy.

 

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