New Orleans Party Classics

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Mark Allan
The lazy, rolling piano sounds that open this album are not played by Fats Domino, who never whistled like this. It's Professor Longhair, who blazed trails for Domino and generations of other Crescent City musicians with his definitive version of "Go to the Mardi Gras." The legendary Professor returns later with "Big Chief" and Domino checks in with an affable "Jambalaya." Pianists, especially those with a strong left hand, dominate many songs as New Orleans Party Classics, this generous 18-track CD reissue lets us relive Mardi Gras year round. We might expect "Iko Iko" by Dr. John, "Hey Pocky Way" by the Neville Brothers, "Don't You Just Know It" by Huey "Piano" Smith &...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Mark Allan
The lazy, rolling piano sounds that open this album are not played by Fats Domino, who never whistled like this. It's Professor Longhair, who blazed trails for Domino and generations of other Crescent City musicians with his definitive version of "Go to the Mardi Gras." The legendary Professor returns later with "Big Chief" and Domino checks in with an affable "Jambalaya." Pianists, especially those with a strong left hand, dominate many songs as New Orleans Party Classics, this generous 18-track CD reissue lets us relive Mardi Gras year round. We might expect "Iko Iko" by Dr. John, "Hey Pocky Way" by the Neville Brothers, "Don't You Just Know It" by Huey "Piano" Smith & the Clowns and even "Sea Cruise" by Frankie Ford. But a reggae-influenced gem like "Meet de Boys on the Battlefront" by a self-described band of N'awlins "Indians" helped by the Neville Brothers and calling themselves the Wild Tchoupitoulas is a delightful surprise. The Dirty Dozen Brass Band and the Rebirth Brass Band cover the Dixieland segment of the broad New Orleans musical spectrum. A Little Richard tune might have made this disc perfect.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/28/1992
  • Label: Rhino
  • UPC: 081227058722
  • Catalog Number: 70587
  • Sales rank: 87,075

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Wild Tchoupitoulas Track Performer
Dr. John Track Performer
Neville Brothers Track Performer
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band Track Performer
Frankie Ford Track Performer
Rebirth Brass Band Track Performer
Fats Domino Track Performer
Alphonso Johnson Track Performer
Professor Longhair Track Performer
Huey "Piano" Smith Track Performer
Allen Toussaint Track Performer
Alvin "Red" Tyler Track Performer
Hawketts Track Performer
Huey "Piano" Smith & the Clowns Track Performer
Al Johnson Track Performer
Oliver Morgan Track Performer
Stop Inc. Track Performer
Technical Credits
Earl King Composer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Bob Fisher Remastering
Jeff Hannusch Liner Notes
Wardell Quezergue Composer
Mike Stoller Composer
Hank Williams Composer
Geoff Gans Art Direction
Monster X Artwork, Illustrations
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