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Professor Longhair - Mardi Gras In New Orleans 1949-1957 flac album Performer: Professor Longhair
Title: Mardi Gras In New Orleans 1949-1957
Style: Rhythm & Blues
Released: 1990
Country: US
MP3 album: 1592 mb
FLAC album: 1478 mb
Rating: 4.3
Other formats: WAV VQF AHX ADX DTS VOC MP1
Genre: Rock / Blues

Listen free to Professor Longhair – Mardi Gras in New Orleans 1949-1957 (Bye Bye Baby, She Ain´t Got No Hair and more). Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last. Henry Roeland "Roy" Byrd (December 19, 1918 – January 30, 1980), better known as Professor Longhair also known as "Fess", was a New Orleans rhythm & blues singer and pianist. Professor Longhair is noteworthy for having been active in two distinct periods, both in the heyday of early rhythm and blues, and in the resurgence of interest in traditional jazz after the founding of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Professor Longhair was born on December 19, 1918 in Bogalusa, Louisiana.

Henry Roeland "Roy" Byrd (December 19, 1918 – January 30, 1980), better known as Professor Longhair or "Fess" for short, was a New Orleans blues singer and pianist. He was active in two distinct periods, first in the heyday of early rhythm and blues and later in the resurgence of interest in traditional jazz after the founding of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in 1970. His piano style has been described as "instantly recognizable, combining rumba, mambo, and calypso.

Tracks A1 to A7 rec. 1949 Tracks A8 to B2 rec. 1951 Track B3 rec. circa 1952 Track B4 rec. 1952 Track B5 rec.

Fess first recorded in 1949, and sides like "Big Chief," "Go to the Mardi Gras," and "Tipitina" became Crescent City classics in the 1950s and early '60s, but unfortunately he never saw the kind of commercial success that other New Orleans piano players like Fats Domino were able to achieve. Longhair's influence and presence in New Orleans have always been immense, though, and this two-disc, 46-track set shows why, including all of his early recordings between 1949 and 1957 from the Star Talent, Atlantic, Mercury, Wasco, Federal, and Ebb imprints.

4. Mardi Gras in New Orleans. 0. 6. 7. She Walks Right In. 14. 15. 35. No Buts, No Maybes.

Professr Longhair's Boogie (2:21) 04. Mardi Gras In New Orleans (2:27) 05. Hey Now Baby (2:58) 06. Mardi Gras In New Orleans (2:57) 07. She Walks Right In (3:11) 08. Hey Little Girl (3:04) 09. Willie Mae (2:50) 1. Tipitina: The Complete 1949-1957 New Orleans Recordings Contents.

Tracklist

1 Bye Bye Baby 2:29
2 She Ain´t Got No Hair 2:49
3 Mardi Gras In New Orleans 2:26
4 Professor Longhair´s Boogie 2:20
5 Her Mind Is Gone 2:37
6 Hadacol Bounce 3:00
7 Oh Well 2:25
8 Rockin' With Fes 2:05
9 Curly Haired Baby 2:49
10 Gone So Long 2:32
11 East St. Louis Baby 2:44
12 Boyd's Bounce 2:48
13 Tipitina 2:40
14 No Buts No Maybes 2:12
15 Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand 2:13
16 Misery 2:01

Credits

  • Design – Liz Shepard
  • Illustration – Bobbye Cochran
  • Liner Notes – Leroy Pierson
  • Photography By – Joe Pieffer
  • Vocals, Piano – Professor Longhair

Notes

Tracks 1 to 7 rec. 1949
Tracks 8 to 10 rec. 1951
Track 11 rec. circa 1952
Track 12 rec. 1952
Track 13 rec. 1954
Tracks 14 to 16 rec. 1958
Ⓟ&© 1981 Nighthawk Records

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 043024010822
  • Barcode: 0 4302-40108-2 2

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
108 Professor Longhair Mardi Gras In New Orleans 1949-1957 ‎(LP, Comp) Nighthawk Records 108 US 1981
Nighthawk 108 Professor Longhair Mardi Gras In New Orleans 1949-1957 ‎(LP, Comp, RE) Nighthawk Records Nighthawk 108 US 1981
WLV82004 Professor Longhair Mardi Gras In New Orleans 1949-1957 ‎(LP, Comp, Ltd, RE) Wax Love Records WLV82004 Europe 2017
108 Professor Longhair Mardi Gras In New Orleans 1949-1957 ‎(LP, Comp, RP) Nighthawk Records 108 US 2000