After the Storm VIII: A Year in the Flood's Wake


August 23rd, 2006 ~ It's a reflection on New Orleans and the Gulf South, one year after the Flood of '05. We've got an interview and live performance from historic Congo Square with New Orleans native and trumpeter Wynton Marsalis. Visit with the men repairing the Superdome. And Louisiana voices, including Irma Thomas, Allen Toussaint, and David and Michael Doucet recall their storm experiences. The words and music of post-deluge New Orleans, one year after the storm.

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  • Tipitina and Me Allen Toussaint
    Our New Orleans, Nonesuch
  • Ascension Day Elvis Costello and Allen Toussaint
    The River in Reverse, Verve
  • Yes We Can Can Allen Toussaint
    Our New Orleans, Nonesuch
  • Back Water Blues Irma Thomas
    Our New Orleans, Nonesuch
  • Instrumental: Down By The Riverside Dirty Dozen Brass Band
    Funeral For A Friend, Ropeadope
  • My Feet Can't Fail Me Now Dirty Dozen Brass Band
    Our New Orleans, Nonesuch
  • Tell It Like It Is Aaron Neville
    Crescent City Soul: The Sound of New Orleans 1947-1974, EMI
  • Fire on the Bayou The Neville Brothers
    Fiyo on the Bayou, A&M
  • Instrumental: Original Composition Henry Butler
    live for American Routes,
  • SEGMENT: Henry Butler
  • Mardi Gras in New Orleans "Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans"
    American Routes original recording,
  • Didn't it Rain Mahalia Jackson
    The Apollo Sessions 1946-54, West Side
  • Blues for New Orleans Duke Ellington
    New Orleans Suite, Columbia
  • Do You Know What it Means to Miss New Orleans Louis Armstrong
    Doctors, Professors, Kings & Queens: The Big Ol' Box of New Orleans, Shout! Factory
  • Open Bed: Saints Dr. John
    Dr. John Plays Mac Rebennack, Clean Cuts
  • 1957 David Doucet
    1957, Rounder
  • L'Ouragon BeauSoleil
    Our New Orleans, Nonesuch
  • Cryin' in the Streets Buckwheat Zydeco
    Our New Orleans, Nonesuch
  • Instrumental: Big Butter and Egg Man Wynton Marsalis
    Standard Time Vol. 3, The Resolution of Romance, Columbia
  • SEGMENT: Congo Square concert with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and Odadaa!, and INTERVIEW: with Wynton Marsalis and Yacub Addy
  • Instrumental: When The Saints Go Marching In Nicholas Payton
    Gumbo Nouveau, Verve
  • SEGMENT: Superdome Roof with Tom Keller
  • I Think It's Gonna Rain Today Nina Simone
    The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar in My Bowl, 1967-1972, RCA
  • Louisiana 1927 Randy Newman
    Randy Newman Songbook, Nonesuch
  • Walking to New Orleans Fats Domino
    Out of New Orleans, Bear Family
  • End Bed: Wonderful World Wardell Quezergue
    Our New Orleans, Nonesuch