Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans?

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"Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans" is a song written by Eddie DeLange and Louis Alter, which was first heard in the movie New Orleans in 1947, where it was performed by Louis Armstrong and sung by Billie Holiday.

The song has been recorded by various artists, including:

Artist Year Album title Notes
Louis Armstrong & Billie Holiday 1947 New Orleans soundtrack Armstrong's rendition of the song was also the theme song for the TV series Frank's Place
Marilyn Maxwell 1947 on The Abbott and Costello Radio Show - April 17, 1947 [1]
Eddie Condon 1951 Dr. Jazz Series, Vol. 11
Frankie Laine 1954 A Musical Portrait of New Orleans
Fats Domino 1958
Harry James 1958 Harry's Choice Capitol Records ST1093
Jonah Jones 1958 Jumpin' With Jonah
Pete Fountain 1959 Pete Fountain's New Orleans
Rick Nelson 1961 Rick Is 21
Al Hirt 1962 At the Mardi Gras
Marcia Hines 1978 Marcia Hines Live Across Australia Miracle ML703
Stéphane Grappelli 1981 Vintage 1981
Maura O'Connell 1982
Raul Seixas 1984
Lee Wiley 1985 reissue The Legendary Lee Wiley: Collector's Items, 1931-1955 date of original recording unknown
Dardanelle 1985 Down Home
Alliance Hall Dixieland Band 1988 A Closer Walk
Harry Connick Jr. (with Dr. John) 1988 20 Connick also performed the song with Wynton Marsalis during a 2005 televised benefit concert for the victims of Hurricane Katrina
Alison Krauss 1989
Fats Domino 1993
Yoshio Toyama & Ralph Sutton 1994 Duet
Martin Taylor featuring Chet Atkins 1995 Portraits
Four Vagabonds 1996 reissue Yesteryear's Memories originally released in 1947? on 78 rpm disc
Rosemary Clooney 1996 Dedicated to Nelson
Tara Darnell 1996 Let It Shine
Janet Carroll 2000 I Can't Give You Anything But Love
The Manhattan Transfer 2000 The Spirit of St. Louis
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers 2000 Everybody's Talkin' 'bout Miss Thing!
Suede 2001 On the Day We Met
Victoria Williams 2002 Sings Some Ol' Songs
Aki Takase 2003 Plays Fats Waller
Preservation Hall Jazz Band 2005 Our New Orleans, 2005 benefit album by various artists for Hurricane Katrina relief
Stefano Bollani 2006 Piano Solo
Ray Stevens 2007 New Orleans Moon
Paul Sanchez/Shamarr Allen 2007 Meet Me On Frenchmen Street
Linnzi Zaorski 2007 Hot Wax and Whiskey
Take 6 featuring Aaron Neville 2008 The Standard
Eyran Katsenelenbogen 2009 88 Fingers
Jimmy Buffett 2010 Encores
John Boutté 2013
Dee Dee Bridgewater 2015 Dee Dee's Feathers with Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
Nat King Cole
Pilar Gual

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