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Various Artists / Our New Orleans
Album:Our New Orleans Collection:Blues
Artist:Various Artists Added:12/2005
Label:Nonesuch Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2006-01-08 Pull Date:2006-03-12 Charts:Blues
Week Ending:5 Mar26 Feb12 Feb5 Feb29 Jan22 Jan15 Jan

Recent Airplay
1.Mon, 24 Feb 20:Shineymic
4.Sat, 26 Jul 14:byrd of paradise
blues with a feelin'
2.Sat, 03 Nov 18:byrd of paradise
blues with a feelin'
5.Sun, 25 May 14:Brangelina
Confucian Tattoos
3.Sat, 02 Sep 17:byrd of paradise
blues with a feelin'
6.Sat, 17 May 14:byrd of paradise
blues with a feelin'

Album Review
The Byrd of Paradise
Reviewed 2006-01-10 
All New Orleans and one or two out-of-towners. Recorded since Katrina, all classic New Orleans Material -- proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity.

1. Classic sould bounce cover from 70s
2. Serious slow smoky ballad
3. Blues shoutin' swampy guitar, slow crawl
4. Gospel ballad - sweet piano/vocal
5. Very soulful slow zydeco march
6. Classic Dixieland instru.
7. Kings of the Mardi Gras Indian Bands - starts slow and goes into Mardi gras stomp
8. A short solo piano/vocal cover
9. Jumpin' brass band stomp
10. Solo piano & vocal - easy walkin'
First half - spoken in French/ second half in English
11. Clasic Cajun stomp - fiddle & accordion, acoustic guitar
12. Sweet slow jazz ballad - banjo
13. Solo trumpet & vocal - strong
14. Orchestra w/strings slow ballad. Sweet sax - classic standard instr.
15. Haunting piano instr.
16. Sweet orchestral-big strings. Classic flood tune, powerful.

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Allen Toussiant Yes We Can
2.Dr. Made World I Never Made
3.Irma Thomas Back Water Blues
4.Davell Crawford Gather By The River
5.Buckwheat Zydeco Cryin' In The Streets
6.Dr. Michael White Canal Street Blues
7.Wild Magnolias Brother John Is Gone/Herc Jolly-John
8.Eddie Bo When The Saints Go Marching In
9.Dirty Dozen Brass Band My Feet Can't Fail Me Now
10.Carol Fran Tou' Les Jours C' Est Pas La Meme
11.Beausoleil L'ouragon
12.Preservation Hall Jazz Band Do You Know What It Means To Miss
13.Charlie Miller Prayer For New Orleans
14.Wardellquezergue Orchestra, The What A Woderful World
15.Allen Tousaint Tipitina And Me
16.Randy Newman Lousiana 1927