A Celebration of New Orleans Music to Benefit MusiCares Hurricane Relief 2005

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A Celebration of New Orleans Music to Benefit MusiCares Hurricane Relief 2005
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Studio album by Various Artists
Released October 18, 2005 (2005-10-18)
Genre Jazz
Length 73:53
Label Rounder
Marsalis Music
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars [1]

A Celebration of New Orleans Music to Benefit MusiCares Hurricane Relief 2005 is a benefit album, with tracks "from the vault" by an array of New Orleans artists.

A collection of recordings to celebrate New Orleans, moving from second-line brass band music and R&B to modern jazz, Mardi Gras Indian music and gospel, spanning 65 years of recording.

The proceeds will be given to the MusiCares Hurricane Relief Fund, providing assistance to musicians and other music industry people directly affected by Hurricane Katrina.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitlePerforming Artist(s)Length
1."Mardi Gras In New Orleans"Dirty Dozen Brass Band5:25
2."Something You Got"Davell Crawford3:43
3."Good To Be Home"Harry Connick, Jr.6:25
4."Second Line Medley:
I Done Got Over
Iko Iko
Hey Pocky Way"
Irma Thomas10:20
5."Carnival Time"Al Johnson2:39
6."Meet De Boys On De Battlefront"Bo Dollis, The Wild Magnolias5:30
7."Check Mr. Popeye"Eddie Bo2:13
8."Do Whatcha Wanna Pt. 3"Rebirth Brass Band4:28
9."I'm Alabama Bound"Jelly Roll Morton4:03
10."Lawdy Miss Clawdy"James Booker3:24
11."I Get Lifted"Theryl DeClouet, Galactic3:07
12."Keep On Gwine"New Orleans Nightcrawlers5:11
13."B's Paris Blues"Branford Marsalis Quartet4:27
14."Cuttin' Out"Professor Longhair2:36
15."Funkyard"Walter "Wolfman" Washington & The Roadmasters4:57
16."Never Alone"Johnny Adams, Aaron Neville4:54

*Liner notes by Branford Marsalis

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