BluesBreakers Lundi Gras Playlist From 2-11-13

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As we’ve been doing forever (almost) we play the blues, funk, R&B and brass band music of New Orleans on the night before Mardis Gras, Lundi Gras. Also, as usual, it was a lot of fun. Here’s what was played.

KERMIT RUFFINS – WHAT IS NEW ORLEANS

THE METERS – CISSY STRUT  Recorded in 1969.

THE NEVILLE BROTHERS – CAN’T STOP THE FUNK  From the album, Walking In The Shadow Of Life.

AL “CARNIVAL TIME” JOHNSON – CARNIVAL TIME

TROMBONE SHORTY – BUCKJUMP  From the 2011 album,  For True.

IRMA THOMAS – BREAK-A-WAY

FATS DOMINO – I’M GONNA BE A WHEEL SOMEDAY

THE HAWKETTES – THE MARDI GRAS MAMBO

LOS HOMBRES CALIENTES, IRVIN MAYFIELD & BILL SUMMERS  – CARNIVAL KONGO  From the album, Vol. 5 Carnival.

PROFESSOR LONGHAIR – GO TO THE MARDI GRAS

CYRIL NEVILLE – BRAND NEW BLUES  From Cyril’s 2009 album, Brand New Blues.

THE HOT 8 BRASS BAND – NEW ORLEANS AFTER THE CITY

ALLEN TOUSSAINT – ST. JAMES INFIRMARY BLUES

ANDERS OSBORNE – ASH WEDNESDAY BLUES

Be sure to join us next week on Blues Breakers when our Artist of the Week will be T-Bone Burnett.

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