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Classic Sounds of New Orleans from Smithsonian Folkways

Various Artists
Classic Sounds of New Orleans from Smithsonian Folkways

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.

FREE DOWNLOADS
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

Track Listing

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

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