Walking To New Orleans - A History Of The Crescent City Piano Pioneers (4CD)

Various Artists

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4
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In Stock
Delivery Estimate
2-5 days
Genre
Blues
Label
Proper Box
Released
September 1, 2014

Format: Compact Disc

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This 100 tracker features the most important contributions from the greatest proponents of the most prevalent instruments in the sound of one of the USA's most celebrated musical cities.

Legends such as Jelly Roll Morton, Fats Domino, Professor Longhair, Dr. John alongside lesser know but equally important ivory tinklers such as Little Brother Montgomery, Dink Johnson and Archibald.

The informative 32 page booklet tells the story of these characters as well as containing discographical information and rare pictures.

There is no other survey like this in the marketplace.

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Key Value
Catalogue number PROPERBOX185
Barcode 0805520021852
Number of items 4
Packaging type Box Set
Imported No
Weight 194g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 145mm x 10mm x 125mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. Callie Vassar with Richard M. Jones - Original Stomps 02:50
2. Jelly Roll Morton - King Porter Stomp 02:40
3. Baby Dodds (Jelly Roll Morton) - Wolverine Blues 03:16
4. Bertha "Chippie" Hill with Richard M. Jones - Trouble In Mind 02:41
5. Jelly Roll Morton - Original Jelly Roll Blues 03:04
6. Q. R. S Boys with Walter "Fats" Pichon - I've Seen My Baby (And It Won't Be Long Now) 02:40
7. Fess Williams & His Royal Flush Orchestra with Walter "Fats" Pichon - Everything's O. K. With Me 03:04
8. Little Brother Montgomery - No Special Rider Blues 02:37
9. Little Brother Montgomery - Louisiana Blues 03:26
10. Little Brother Montgomery - Farish Street Jive 02:33
11. Little Brother Montgomery - Crescent City Blues 02:34
12. Jelly Roll Morton - The Crave 04:35
13. Champion Jack Dupree - Dupree Shake Dance 02:41
14. Champion Jack Dupree - Junker Blues 02:40
15. Dink Johnson - Stomp De Lowdown 02:39
16. Dink Johnson - So Different Blues 02:45
17. Cousin Joe with Paul Gayten - Little Woman Blues 02:22
18. Dink Johnson - Indian Rag 02:49
19. Dink Johnson - Yeah Man 02:56
20. Annie Laurie with Paul Gayten - Annie's Blues 02:44
21. Paul Gayten - Hey Little Girl 02:38
22. Roy Brown with Leroy Rankins - Fore Day In The Morning 02:57
23. Roy Brown - Rainy Weather Blues 02:17
24. Roy Brown - Roy Brown Boogie 02:57
25. Chubby Newsome - New Orleans Lover Man 02:53

Disc 2

Track Listing — Disc 2

Song Title Time
1. Fats Domino - The Fat Man 02:35
2. Professor Longhair - Longhair's Blues Rhumba 03:15
3. Edgar Blanchard with Tommy Ridgely - She'll Be Mine After Awhile 02:58
4. Papa Lightfoot with Tommy Ridgely - Coming Back Home 02:38
5. Archibald - Shake Baby Shake 02:40
6. Archibald - Ballin' With Archie 02:29
7. Archibald - Crescent City Bounce 02:29
8. Smiley Lewis - Tee-Nah-Nah 02:15
9. Smiley Lewis - Dirty People 02:19
10. Ray Lewis with Paul Gayten - Jealous Blues 02:45
11. Archibald - Early Morning Blues 02:37
12. Smiley Lewis - The Bells Are Ringing 02:27
13. Lloyd Price with Edward Frank - So Long 02:27
14. Dave Bartholomew - Who Drank My Beer While I Was In The Rear 02:49
15. Blazer Boy with Salvador Doucette - Mornin' Train 02:42
16. Lil Willie Gibson with Salvador Doucette - Brother Bill 02:31
17. Fats Domino - Please Don't Leave Me 02:32
18. Fats Domino - Domino Stomp -
19. Professor Longhair - Tipitina 02:39
20. Champion Jack Dupree - Shim Sham Shimmy 02:54
21. Little Sonny Jones - Winehead Baby 02:20
22. Little Sonny Jones - Tend To Your Business Blues 02:18
23. James Booker - Doin' The Hambone 02:27
24. Lloyd Lambert with Lawrence Cotton - King Cotton 02:53
25. Guitar Slim with Lawrence Cotton - Quicksand 02:21

Disc 3

Track Listing — Disc 3

Song Title Time
1. Smiley Lewis - I Hear You Knocking 02:45
2. Champion Jack Dupree - House Rent Party 02:59
3. Big Boy Myles & The Sha-Weez - Who's Been Fooling You? 01:50
4. Big Boy Myles & The Sha-Weez - That Girl I Married 02:07
5. Cousin Joe - Old Man's Sweetheart 02:13
6. Earl King - Those Lonely, Lonely Feelings 02:38
7. Earl King with Huey 'Piano' Smith - Is Everything All Right 02:46
8. Eddie Bo - I'm Wise (Slippin' And Slidin') 02:14
9. Bobby Mitchell - Try Rock'n'Roll 02:07
10. Paul Gayten - Mother Roux (Yo Yo Walk) 02:29
11. Roy Montrell - (Everytime I Hear) That Mellow Saxophone 02:28
12. Clarence 'Frogman' Henry with Paul Gayten - Troubles, Troubles 02:05
13. Clarence 'Frogman' Henry with Paul Gayten - Lonely Tramp 02:22
14. Clarence 'Frogman' Henry - Ain't Got No Home 02:21
15. Art Neville - Oooh-Wee Baby 02:08
16. Huey 'Piano' Smith & The Clowns - Rockin' Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu (Pt. 2) 02:20
17. Fats Domino - I'm Walkin' 02:01
18. Paul Gayten - Nervous Boogie 02:17
19. Professor Longhair - Misery 01:56
20. Huey 'Piano' Smith & The Clowns - Don't You Know Yockomo 02:26
21. The Gondoliers with Lawrence Cotton - Knocked Out 02:43
22. Allen Toussaint - Java 01:53
23. Allen Toussaint - Nashua 02:32
24. Allen Toussaint - Whirlaway 02:20
25. Jerry Byrne - Lights Out 01:51

Disc 4

Track Listing — Disc 4

Song Title Time
1. Art Neville - Cha Dooky-Doo 02:36
2. Alton Purnell - Yancey Special 03:27
3. Alton Purnell - St. Louis Blues 02:49
4. Myles & Dupont with Warren Myles - Loud Mouth Annie 02:39
5. Professor Longhair and Dr. John - Cuttin' Out 02:36
6. Professor Longhair and Dr. John - If I Only Knew 02:34
7. Professor Longhair - Go To The Mardi Gras 02:56
8. Professor Longhair and Dr. John - Everyday Everynight 02:20
9. George Lewis with Alton Purnell - When The Saints Go Marching In 05:16
10. Eddie Bo - Warm Daddy 02:03
11. James Booker - Cool Turkey 02:19
12. James Booker - Gonzo 02:23
13. Lee Dorsey - Lottie Mo 03:24
14. Tommy Ridgley with Dr. John - Let's Try And Talk It Over 02:21
15. Fats Domino - Walking To New Orleans 01:58
16. Ernie K. Doe - Mother-In-Law 02:32
17. Tommy Ridgley with Dr. John - Do You Remember? 02:15
18. Lee Dorsey - Ya Ya 02:24
19. Lee Dorsey - Do-Re-Mi 01:56
20. Eddie Bo - Dinky Doo 02:10
21. Clarence 'Frogman' Henry - You Always Hurt The One You Love 02:26
22. Barbara George - I Know 02:17
23. James Booker - Tubby Part 1 02:28
24. James Booker - Tubby Part 2 02:14
25. Eddie Bo - Check Mr Popeye 02:13