Classic Sounds of New Orleans from Smithsonian Folkways

Classic Sounds of New Orleans from Smithsonian Folkways

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From street parades to nightclubs, from church houses to dance halls, music is key to New Orleans' uniqueness. Drawn from the Smithsonian Folkways repository of classic New Orleans sounds, this collection treats us to the city's many musical veins, including jazz, blues, rhythm and blues, gospel, spirituals, and more. The Eureka Brass Band, Lonnie Johnson, Snooks Eaglin, Billie and De De Pierce, the first commercial recordings of Mardi Gras Indians, Champion Jack Dupree, Baby Dodds and other signature artists remind us why this musical city is admired around the world.
26 tracks, 73 minutes, 32-page booklet.

This is the 19th release in the Smithsonian Folkways Classic series. Click here to learn more about this enjoyable introduction to the diverse repertoire of American music.

Please enjoy a free download of "We Shall Walk Through the Streets of the City" in both dirge and march styles, each performed by Doc Paulin and his group.

We Shall Walk Through the Streets of the City - DirgeMP3 FLAC
We Shall Walk Through the Streets of the City - MarchMP3 FLAC

Year Released 2010
Record Label Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright (p) (c) 2010 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Genre(s) African American Music; Blues; Gospel; Jazz & Ragtime

Download Liner Notes

101 Just A Little While To Stay Here Eureka Brass Band 3:56
102 Shine - Hambone Shoeshine boy 1:02
103 Tiger Rag Freddie L. Small 1:42
104 Blackberries! Dora Bliggen 0:18
105 Red White And Blue Got the Golden Band Mardi Gras Indians 5:07
106 Times Done Changed Sister Dora Alexander 1:24
107 Dark Was The Night Rev. Lewis Jackson and Charlotte Rucell 0:52
108 Back To The Time Choir of Pilgrim Baptist Church 2:14
109 We Shall Walk Through the Streets of the City - Dirge Doc Paulin 4:00
110 We Shall Walk Through the Streets of the City - March Doc Paulin 3:01
111 Bucket's Got A Hole in It Punch Miller with Samuel B. Charters 2:14
112 Spooky Drums #1 Baby Dodds 2:21
113 Milenberg Joys Emile Barnes 3:04
114 Clarinet Marmalade The Six and Seven-Eighths String Band of New Orleans 2:06
115 High Society Snooks Eaglin 1:33
116 Careless Love Lonnie Johnson 3:51
117 Lonesome Road Billie and De De Pierce with Emile Barnes 5:38
118 Corrine, Corrina Kid Clayton 4:19
119 Saint James Infirmary Snooks Eaglin 2:20
120 Take Your Big Leg Off Me / Easy Rider / Mama Don't 'Low No Music Playing Here H.J. Boiusseau 2:00
121 Rattlesnake Boogie Champion Jack Dupree 3:00
122 Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone Roosevelt Sykes 2:28
123 Jimmy's Blues Kid Clayton 5:02
124 C. C. Rider Lonnie Johnson 2:27
125 Shake It and Break It Emile Barnes and Lawrence Tocca with Billie Pierce 3:41
126 Lord, Lord, Lord Eureka Brass Band 3:08
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