Professor Longhair - New Orleans Piano

All 16 of Professor Longhair's Atlantic sides from 1949 and 1953 (including a handful of alternate takes) are here on one glorious disc. Longhair's work for the label was famously marvelous -- this version of "Mardi Gras in New Orleans" reeks of revelry in the streets of the French Quarter, "She Walks Right In" and "Walk Your Blues Away" ride a bedrock boogie, and "In the Night" bounces atop a parade-beat shuffle groove and hard-charging saxes.

Rating = 4.5/5 StarsAllMusic Review by Bill Dahl


A1 In The Night 2:23
A2 Tipitina 2:29
A3 Hey Now Baby 2:47
A4 Walk Your Blues Away 2:46
A5 Hey Little Girl 2:52
A6 Willie Mae 2:38
A7 Professor Longhair Blues 2:19
B1 Ball The Wall 3:09
B2 Who's Been Fooling You 2:03
B3 Boogie Woogie 2:31
B4 Longhair's Blues-Rhumba 3:02
B5 Mardi Gras In New Orleans 2:42
B6 She Walks Right In 2:42


SKU 8719262002838
Barcode # 8719262002838
Brand Jazz

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