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Lost Music: Summertime in New Orleans (Anders Osborne)

Remembering Forgotten Songs!

ANDERS OSBORNE

 

Anders Osborne's wonderful ditty, Summertime in New Orleans, is today's Lost Song!  

Mark Carpentieri

I first heard this song on an Anders Osborne album titled Coming Down which was sent to me from

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Ash Wednesday: The Day After Mardi Gras

 

HEY DUDE, WHERE'S MY CAR? 

WHY ARE THERE BEADS & MASKS IN MY TOILET? 

WHY IS THERE GLITTER IN MY FRIDGE? 

UH OH, WHAT'S THAT ON THE FRONT LAWN? 

WHY DO I HAVE A TATTOO OF A MONKEY ON MY

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My 2023 Mardi Gras Playlist Part One!

It's Time to round up some tasty Mardi Gras Sounds!

 

Let's start things off with Galactic welcoming us all to Nawlins!

 

 

 

 

Galactic's sound has evolved from organic New Orleans funk to a more modern style, incorporating elements of hip hop,

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What's That THANG They Call The Mardi Gras?!

Though Mardi Gras Day aka Fat Tuesday isn’t until February 21, 2023, the season actually began on January 6. This means that there’s plenty of time for some Mardi Gras magic with  parades and king cake tastings, Carnival exhibits

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The Life and Times of James Booker

 

James Booker: The Piano Prince of New Orleans

As a child James Booker was considered a genuine prodigy and he went on to cut a wide swath on the New Orleans music scene.  He is  best remembered…

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My Mardi Gras Playlist 2022

I've always been a music collector whether it be Christmas music, songs by one hit wonders, Tom Waits rarities or various obscure tunes from a wide variety of genres.  One of my favorite music genres to collect is New…

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Fat Tuesday 2021

Hear ye!  Hear ye!

Today is the culmination of the Mardi Gras season....

FAT TUESDAY!!

 

It should be noted that Louisiana is the only state in the U.S. where Mardi Gras is a legal…

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My Mardi Gras Playlist 2021

 

I've always been a music collector whether it be Christmas music, songs by one hit wonders, Tom Waits rarities or various obscure tunes from a wide variety of genres.  One of my favorite music genres to collect is…

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The Legendary Mardi Gras Indians of New Orleans

 

One of the most unique aspects of Mardi Gras in New Orleans is the existence of the Mardi Gras Indians.  From the neworleans.com site: “Mardi Gras is full of secrets, and the Mardi Gras Indians are as much…

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Mardi Gras Eats!

 

Along with costumes, music, and libations, it's important to serve up some tasty authentic Cajun/Creole dishes!  Once again, As I did last year, thought it would be fun to once again to share with all of you some…

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The Legacy of Brass Bands in New Orleans

Happy Mardi Gras Week to one and all!  If any of you have ever been to New Orleans, I'm sure you would agree that there ain't nothin' like catching the sounds of a New Orleans brass band.  When these…

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A Short History of Mardi Gras

Hear ye!  Hear ye! 

It's MARDI GRAS WEEK

on the Rock & Roll is a State of Mind blog!

 

 

 

"The holiday of Mardi Gras is celebrated in all of Louisiana, including…

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The Day After Mardi Gras

HEY DUDE, WHERE'S MY CAR?

WHY ARE THERE BEADS & MASKS IN MY FRIDGE?

I HAVEN'T EATEN REAL FOOD IN WEEKS

WHY IS THERE GLITTER EVERYWHERE IN MY BATHROOM?

UH OH, WHAT'S THAT ON THE

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Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday 2020!

Today is one of my favorite days of the year! 

It's the culmination of the Mardi Gras season... 

 

 

"Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday. It's also called Shrove Tuesday, Carnival Tuesday or…

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My Mardi Gras Playlist 2020

I've always been a music collector whether it be Christmas music, songs by one hit wonders, Tom Waits rarities or various obscure tunes from a wide variety of genres.  One of my favorite music genres to collect is New…

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Hot Platters: Bongo Joe

Track List: 

1.      I Wish I Could SIng 

2.      Innocent Little Doggie 

3.      Cool It 

4.      Listen At That Bull 

5.      Transistor Radio 

6.      Eloise 

7.      Dog Eat Dog

A couple of…

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