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 Notes
Louis Armstrong 1947 his rendition of the song has also been the theme song for the TV series Frank's Place
Billie Holiday 1947
Marilyn Maxwell 1947 on The Abbott and Costello Radio Show - April 17, 1947 [1]
Eddie Condon 1951
Frankie Laine 1953
Fats Domino 1958
Harry James 1958 on the album Harry's Choice Capitol Records ST1093
Jonah Jones 1958
Pete Fountain 1959
Ricky Nelson 1960
Al Hirt 1962
Marcia Hines 1978 featured on album Marcia Hines Live Across Australia Miracle ML703
Stéphane Grappelli 1981
Maura O'Connell 1982
Raul Seixas 1984
Dardanelle 1985
Alliance Hall Dixieland Band 1988
Harry Connick Jr. (with Dr. John) 1988 Connick also played the song during a concert for the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Alison Krauss 1989
Fats Domino 1993
Yoshio Toyama & Don Sutton 1994
Martin Taylor & Chet Atkins 1995
Rosemary Clooney 1996
Tara Darnell 1996
Janet Carroll 2000
The Manhattan Transfer 2000
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers 2000
Suede 2001
Victoria Williams 2002
Aki Takase 2003
Preservation Hall Jazz Band 2005
Stefano Bollani 2006
Ray Stevens - New Orleans Moon 2007
Paul Sanchez/Shamarr Allen - Meet Me On Frenchmen Street 2007
Linnzi Zaorski - Hot Wax and Whisky 2007
Take 6 & Aaron Neville 2008 as part of the album The Standard
Eyran Katsenelenbogen - 88 Fingers 2009
Jimmy Buffett- Encores 2010
John Boutté 2013
Nat King Cole
Four Vagabonds
Lee Wiley

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