Wednesday, June 13, 2007

The Rough Guide To The Music Of Louisiana

Audio CD: FDO 2002-05-14
Label: World Music Network

"The Rough Guide to the Music of Louisiana is a vibrant and diverse collection providing the perfect introduction to the 'Well Spring of America's Music'. Louisiana, widely touted as the birthplace of jazz, is also home to many other styles, including blues, gospel, rock and roll, Cajun and zydeco. The state is a cultural gumbo brewed from a dynamic mix of indigenous inhabitants and settlers including French, Spanish, English, German, Acadians, Africans and many more. This CD presents popular hits from this unique state, which has been hugely influential in contemporary music. Enjoy!!!... at 192.0 kb/sec!"

Track Listings
01. Louisian-I-A - Dr. Michael White
02. Marie Laveaux - Cubanismo & John Boutte & The Yockamo All-Stars
03. La Danse De Mardi Gras - Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys
04. Mardi Gras Blues - Beau Jocque & The Zydeco Hi-Rollers
05. Bye And Bye - Kermit Ruffins
06. Give Me The Flowers While I'm Livin' - Champion Jack Dupree
07. Waiting For A Train - Dr. John
08. Walkin' To New Orleans - Buckwheat Zydeco
09. Slow Motion Zydeco - John Delafose & The Eunice Playboys
10. Bunk's Blues - Beausoleil
11. Allons A Lafayette - Mack Manuel & Jesse Lege & The Lake Charles Ramblers
12. Black Snake Blues & I Can't Go Home No More - Nathan & The Zydeco Cha-Chas & Michael Doucet
13. Iko Iko - Zachary Richard
14. Hold To God's Unchanging Hand - Irma Thomas
15. You Are My Sunshine - Magnificent Seventh's Band

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