Crescent City Classics
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.