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Mardi Gras

   
 

March 1st, 2000 ~ The music of Carnival across the Americas, with glances at the surrounding history and customs, plus tape from New Orleans' celebration: brass bands, parades, Mardi Gras Indians, Creole cowboys and more.

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Hour One   Hour Two  
  • Open Bed: Do Whatcha Wanna - Pt. 3 Rebirth Brass Band
    Mardi Gras Party, Rhino
  • Louisiana Percy Mayfield
    Creole Kings of New Orleans, Speciality Records
  • New Orleans Elvis Presley
    King Creole, RCA
  • Jockamo AKA Iko-Iko Larry Williams
    Creole Kings of New Orleans, Speciality Records
  • Big Chief Rebirth Brass Band
    Hey Mardi Gras, Easy Disc
  • New-Way-Pocky-Way Young Guardians of the Flame
    New Way Pocky Way, First Tribe
  • Instrumental: Mardi Gras Zydeco Nathan and the Zydeco Cha-Chas
    Hey Mardi Gras, Easy Disc
  • La Danse de Mardi Gras Steve Riley
    Hey Mardi Gras, Easy Disc
  • Beau's Mardi Gras Beau Jocque
    Hey Mardi Gras, Easy Disc
  • Mascarade Folk Research Center of St. Lucia
    Musical Traditions of St. Lucia, Folkways
  • Quadrille Figure # 6 Blinky and the Roadmasters
    Crucian Scratch Band Music, Rounder
  • F.D.R. in Trinidad Ry Cooder
    Into the Purple Valley, Warner
  • The Road Lord Kitchener
    Volume 1 1959-1964: Ska's the Limit, Island
  • Meet de Boys on the Battlefront Wild Tchoupitoulas
    New Orleans Party Classics, Rhino
  • Instrumental: (Somebody Got) Soul, Soul, Soul Wild Magnolias
    The Wild Magnolias, Polydor
  • SEGMENT: Mardi Gras Indians
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  • Indian Red Donald Harrison, Jr.
    Indian Blues, Candid
 
  • Open Bed: Longhair's Blues-Rhumba Professor Longhair
    New Orleans Piano, Atlantic
  • Mardi Gras Mambo The Meters
    Mardi Gras in the New Orleans II, Mardi Gras Records
  • Mambo # 8 Prez Prado
    A Carnival of Cuban Music: Routes to Rhythm Vol 1, Rounder
  • Siboney Xavier Cugat and Bing Crosby
    A Carnival of Cuban Music: Routes to Rhythm Vol 1, Rounder
  • Bamboula (Danse des negres) Amiram Rigai
    American Piano Music, Folkways
  • Mardi Gras in New Orleans Professor Longhair
    New Orleans Piano, Atlantic
  • Instrumental: New Second Line Olympia Brass
    Mardi Gras in the New Orleans II, Mardi Gras Records
  • SEGMENT: Mardi Gras Parades
  • Street Parade Earl King
    Mardi Gras in New Orleans, MG Records
  • Kooks on Parade Stanton Moore
    All Kooked Out, Fog City
  • Instrumental: Cuando Vuelvo A Tu Lado Alfredo Rodriguez
    Cuba Linda, Hannibal
  • La Fiesta Campesina Los Pleneros de la 21
    Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico, Shanachie
  • Maman Rosin Boudreax Beausoleil
    Mardi Gras Party, Rounder
  • Hot Tamale Baby Marcia Ball
    Hot Tamale Baby, Rounder
  • Tourist Leggo King Short Shirt
    Ghetto Vibes, Charlies Records
  • Little Liza Jane Dirty Dozen Brass Band
    New Orleans Party Classics,
  • SEGMENT: Clean Up Crew
  • End Bed: Tee-Nah-Nah Tuts Washington
    Louisiana Spice, Rounder