Feb 25, 2020
"It has been said that a Scotchman has not seen the world until he has seen Edinburgh; and I think that I may say that an American has not seen the United States until he has seen Mardi Gras in New Orleans." - Mark Twain
Today is Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras day. I'm in New England, a long way from the festivities in body, but I'm with them in spirit. And nothing gets me going like a good hour plus of music from New Orleans' finest musicians. So, let the good times roll, and let's enjoy Podcast 729, with musical selections including:
Fats Domino - "Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans?"
Nicholas Payton - "Wild Man Blues"
Bo Dollis & Monk Boudreaux; - "Jockomo Jockomo"
Preservation Hall Jazz Band - "My Bucket Has a Hole in It"
David Baptiste & The Gladiators; - "Funky Soul (Part 1)
Dumpstaphunk - "Dancin' to the Truth"
Al Belletto Big Band; - "Jazznocracy"
Dr. John with the Donald Harrison Band - "Funky New Orleans"
Henry Butler - "Hey Now Baby"
Dirty Dozen Brass Band - "Do It Fluid"
Jon Batiste - "Kenner Boogie"
Earl King - "Street Parade"
Tim Laughlin - "King of the Mardi Gras"
Neville Brothers - "Meet De Boys On the Battlefront"
Laissez les bons temps rouler!