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Crescent City Classics
Crescent City Classics

Various Artists
Styles: R&B
Catalogue Number: ADDCD3011
This album is packed full of fantastic tracks in fact you get fifty prime examples of the unique Crescent City - New Orleans sound. Led by the legendry piano players Fats Domino and Professor Longhair, whose legacy has passed on to the new internationally renowned New Orleans stars including Dr John. This album features the artists who shaped the sounds of Rock and Roll some eventually sharing in its international popularity others becoming local heroes. Come what may the artists featured were the birth of Rock and Roll and if you need convincing just listen to the 1954 recording of ?Yokomo? by Sugar Boy Crawford, the original version of ?Iko Iko?. This album is without doubt a testament to the talent that has poured from the legendry city and should be considered ?The best musical companion to any tour guide of New Orleans. This music, alongside Dixieland Jazz, is the City?s greatest export.

Disk 1:
Track Title Artist
1 Long About Midnight Roy Brown
2 She?s Got Great Big Eyes Dave Bartholomew
3 Mardi Gras In New Orleans Professor Longhair
4 She Won?t Leave Me No More Little Joe Gaines
5 Miss Lollipop?s Confessions Alma Munday
6 Bald Head Roy Byrd
7 Boogie?s The Thing George Miller
8 Pack Your Rags & Go Larry Darnell
9 The Fat Man Fats Domino
10 She Walks Right In Professor Longhair
11 Street Walkin? Daddy Alma Munday
12 Rockin? At Midnight Roy Brown
13 Her Mind Is Gone Roy Byrd
14 Country Boy Dave Bartholomew
15 Hadacol Stomp Roy Byrd
16 I?ll Never Be Free Paul Gayten & Anne Laurie
17 3x7=21 Jewel King
18 Hey Now Baby Roy Byrd
19 Tee-Nah Nah Smiley Lewis
20 Shake Shake Baby Archibald
21 Cryin? In The Mornin? Guitar Slim & His Band
22 If You Ever Had The Blues Earl Williams
23 Standin? At The Station Guitar Slim & His Playboys
24 I?m Gone Shirley & Lee
25 Looped Tommy Ridgley
Disk 2:
Track Title Artist
1 It Ain?t Nothing Happening Paul Gayten
2 The Bells Are Ringing Smiley Lewis
3 4x11=44 Bobby Mitchell
4 Jock A Mo Sugarboy Crawford
5 Let?s Have Some Fun (Honey) Slim Saunders
6 Overboard Sugarboy Crawford
7 New Bon Ton Roulay Clarence ?Bon Ton? Garlow
8 Feelin? Sad Ray Charles
9 Honey Hush Big Joe Turner
10 Tipitina Professor Longhair
11 No One To Love Me Sh-Weez
12 I?m Thankful Fats Mathews
13 Caldonia?s Party Smiley Lewis
14 Crawdad Hole Big Joe Turner
15 Going To The River Fats Domino
16 Rack ?Em Back Bobby Mitchell
17 Why Did I Shirley & Lee
18 I Wonder Who Ray Charles
19 Cow Cow Blues Paul Gayten
20 Single Life Billy Tate
21 You Done Me Wrong Fats Domino
22 I Don?t Want To Do It The Spiders
23 I?m Slippin? In The Spiders
24 Toy Bell The Bees
25 I-Yi The Hawks
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