Beginner's Guide to New Orleans

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
A three-disc set compiled by Phil Meadley that surveys the modern pop music of New Orleans, Beginner's Guide to New Orleans is wonderfully varied, with disc one featuring traditional Crescent City jazz and blues performances, the second disc covering the intersection of R&B and rock & roll, and the third spotlighting funk and horn bands. Among the highlights are Jimmie Noone's take on the iconic "Sweet Georgia Brown," Big Bad Smitty's gritty version of "Smokestack Lightning," Fats Domino's classic "I'm Walking," Frankie Ford's odd and delightful (it's about a monkey going to divorce court) "Alimony," Robert Parker's bouncing rendition of "Barefootin'," the New ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
A three-disc set compiled by Phil Meadley that surveys the modern pop music of New Orleans, Beginner's Guide to New Orleans is wonderfully varied, with disc one featuring traditional Crescent City jazz and blues performances, the second disc covering the intersection of R&B and rock & roll, and the third spotlighting funk and horn bands. Among the highlights are Jimmie Noone's take on the iconic "Sweet Georgia Brown," Big Bad Smitty's gritty version of "Smokestack Lightning," Fats Domino's classic "I'm Walking," Frankie Ford's odd and delightful (it's about a monkey going to divorce court) "Alimony," Robert Parker's bouncing rendition of "Barefootin'," the New Birth Brass Band's "Mardi Gras in New Orleans," and Quintron's "Waterfall," a clattering, fuzz-toned piece of vintage garage funk. The one constant here is that it all came from New Orleans and all of it will get your feet moving.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/17/2010
  • Label: Nascente
  • EAN: 5014797137585
  • Catalog Number: 9713758
  • Sales rank: 195,601

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Snake Rag - Louis Armstrong (3:01)
  2. 2 New Orleans Lover Man - Chubby Newsome (2:54)
  3. 3 Sweet Georgia Brown - Jimmie Noone (3:00)
  4. 4 Muskrat Ramble - The Eddie Miller Orchestra (3:04)
  5. 5 My Sweet Hunk O' Trash - Billie Holiday (3:20)
  6. 6 King Porter Stomp - Zutty Singleton & His Orchestra (2:35)
  7. 7 Black Bottom Stomp - Jelly Roll Morton (3:11)
  8. 8 I've Found a New Baby - The New Orleans Feetwarmers (3:12)
  9. 9 Deep Henderson - King Oliver's Jazz Band (3:07)
  10. 10 That's a Plenty - New Orleans Owls (3:06)
  11. 11 Really the Blues - Tommy Ladnier Orchestra (3:37)
  12. 12 Professor Longhair Blues - Professor Longhair (2:28)
  13. 13 Floyd's After Hours - Floyd Dixon (2:44)
  14. 14 Black Night - Charles Brown (2:51)
  15. 15 New Orleans Women Blues - James Locks (2:40)
  16. 16 Don't Say a Mumblin' Word - Mississippi Fred McDowell (3:12)
  17. 17 Smokestack Lightning (4:39)
  18. 18 Bad Feeling Blues - Lightnin' Slim (2:59)
  19. 19 Blues From 1921 - Champion Jack Dupree (5:35)
  20. 20 Gate Mouth - New Orleans Wanderers (3:05)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Storm Warning - Mac Rebennack (3:19)
  2. 2 Walkin' With Frankie - Frankie Lee Sims (3:30)
  3. 3 Saturday Night Fish Fry - The Blue Dots (2:16)
  4. 4 New Orleans - Big Boy Myles (2:23)
  5. 5 Looped - Joe Dyson Orchestra (2:21)
  6. 6 High Blood Pressure - Huey "Piano" Smith & the Clowns (2:48)
  7. 7 Medley: She Walks Right In/Shake Rattle And Roll/Sick And Tired - Professor Longhair (6:44)
  8. 8 Great Googa Mooga - Lee Dorsey (1:54)
  9. 9 You Can Fly High - Earl King (2:16)
  10. 10 I'm Walkin' - Fats Domino (2:47)
  11. 11 Hip Shakin' Baby - Roy Brown (1:49)
  12. 12 Whip it On Me - Jessie Hill (2:19)
  13. 13 She Won't Leave No More - Little Joe Gaines (2:26)
  14. 14 You Little Baby Faced Thing - Joe Tex (2:25)
  15. 15 Don't Leave Me Here to Cry - The Supremes (2:23)
  16. 16 Alimony - Frankie Ford (2:22)
  17. 17 3 x 7 = 21 - Jewel King (1:53)
  18. 18 I Don't Know What You've Got But It's Got Me, Pts. 1-2 - Little Richard (4:04)
  19. 19 I Can't Be All Bad - Johnny Adams (2:56)
  20. 20 There's Something On Your Mind - Bobby Marchan (2:03)
  21. 21 Ruler of My Heart - Irma Thomas (2:43)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky - Allen Toussaint (3:08)
  2. 2 Sneakin Sally Through the Alley - Lee Dorsey (2:51)
  3. 3 Handclappin' Song - The Meters (2:54)
  4. 4 Funky Soul, Pt. 1 - David Batiste (1:56)
  5. 5 Barefootin' - Robert Parker (2:35)
  6. 6 Ride Your Pony (3:09)
  7. 7 Good Old Funky Music - The Meters (4:47)
  8. 8 Give it Up - Lee Dorsey (3:00)
  9. 9 The Ear Is on Strike - Dr. John (2:23)
  10. 10 Hercules - Aaron Neville (4:11)
  11. 11 What a Mess We're In - Tommy Ridgley (3:22)
  12. 12 Down Home Girl - Alvin Robinson (3:02)
  13. 13 Southern Lady - Hot Pepper (3:25)
  14. 14 Mardi Gras in New Orleans - New Birth Brass Band (6:49)
  15. 15 Bone Refinery - Youngblood Brass Band (4:22)
  16. 16 Alayo - Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (3:03)
  17. 17 E Flat Blues - The Hot 8 Brass Band (4:43)
  18. 18 Waterfall - Quintron (4:09)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Jerry Leiber Composer
Allen Toussaint Composer
Dupree Composer
Mezzrow Composer
Quintron Composer
Henry Roeland Byrd Composer
Traditional Composer
Miss Pussycat Composer
The Hot 8 Brass Band Composer
Dennis Arnold Composer
Arrington Composer
McNeely Composer
Royster Composer
Obie Atkins Composer
David Henzie-Skogen Composer
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