Various Artists / A New Orleans Visit : Before Katrina
Album: A New Orleans Visit : Before Katrina   Collection:Blues
Artist:Various Artists   Added:Jan 2008
Label:Arhoolie Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2008-01-27 Pull Date: 2008-03-30 Charts: Blues
Week Ending: Mar 16 Feb 3
Airplays: 2 2

Recent Airplay
1. Feb 24, 2020: Everything
Hey! La Bas
4. Aug 11, 2008: Monday Lunch Special
I'll Fiy Away, Just A Closer Walk With Thee
2. Jul 11, 2017: Waste FM
Hey! La Bas
5. Mar 12, 2008: Eran Mukamel (Ralph Kierkegaard)
Creole Blues
3. Feb 21, 2009: Deep Fried Mardi Gras
Zydeco Et La Encore
6. Mar 09, 2008: public noize racket
Creole Blues

Album Review
The Byrd of Paradise
Reviewed 2008-01-29
Another treasure from Chris Strachwitz & Arhoolie Records. A wonderful collection of New Orleans & Louisiana musicians, recorded just a few months before Katrina. It's all here; Cajun, Zydeco, blues, male, female, fiddle, harp, accordion & piano.

1-6: Violiln & acoustic guitar, French Cajun vocals.
3. Female vocal with clarinet.
7. Lowdown moanin' blues
8. Oldtime bluesy stroll
9-12: solo blues piano & vocals
13. Jumpin' fiddle & squeeze box
14. Very soulful loping harp & fiddle with French Creole vocals
15. Old time Zydeco blues, squeeze box & fiddle. Blues hollerin' - ENglish
16-18: a real New Orleans street parade caught live with one of the best brass bands in town. Ooohh!

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1. Michael & David Doucet Ja'i Passe Devant Ta Porte
2. Michael & David Doucet La Jog A Plombeau
3. Michael & David Doucet Hey! La Bas
4. Michael & David Doucet Malinda
5. Michael & David Doucet Bosco Stomp
6. Michael & David Doucet Tasso
7. Sammy Rimington & Michael Doucet Creole Blues
8. Sammy Rimington & Michael Doucet I'm Alone Because I Love You
9. Henry Gray The Blues Won't Let Me Take My Rest
10. Henry Gray Henry's Bounce
11. Henry Gray The Little Red Rooster
12. Henry Gray Cold Chills
13. Sunpie Barnes & Michael Doucet Zydeco Et La Encore
14. Sunpie Barnens & Michael Doucet Joe Pitre Got Two Women
15. Sunpie Barnes & Michael Doucet Baby Please Don't Go
16. Treme Brass Band, The Just A Closer Walk With Thee
17. Treme Brass Band, The I'll Fiy Away
18. Treme Brass Band, The Sing On