Apr 1 2022

David Byrne Presents: Getting Ready For Jazz Fest

By Todomundo

Song Artist Purchase
Ya Ya Lee Dorsey
Cissy Strut The Meters
I NEED YOU Jon Batiste
79rs Bout to Blow 79rs Gang
Mama Roux Dr. John
Meet De Boys on the Battlefront The Wild Tchoupitoulas
Who's Gonna Help Brother Get Further Lee Dorsey
Big Chief Got a Golden Crown The Wild Tchoupitoulas
Brand New Day 79rs Gang
Get Out of My Life Woman Lee Dorsey
Just Kissed My Baby The Meters
Everything I Do Gohn Be Funky (From Now On) Lee Dorsey
Riverfront Leo Nocentelli
Africa The Meters
Azz Everywhere Big Freedia
Peanut Butter (feat. Big Freedia) RuPaul
Yes We Can Can Lee Dorsey
N.O. Bounce Big Freedia
Till I Get There Leo Nocentelli
Iko Kreyòl (feat. Win Butler, Regine Chassagne, Preservation Hall Jazz Band & 79rs Gang) Lakou Mizik
Sophisticated Cissy The Meters
Shallow Water 79rs Gang
Who Dat Called da Police New Birth Brass Band
Buckjump (feat. The Rebirth Brass Band, 5th Ward Weebie) Trombone Shorty
Fire On the Bayou The Meters
Drama 79rs Gang
Sew Sew Sew (feat. The Wild Tchoupitoulas) The Wild Troublemakers
I Walk On Guilded Splinters Dr. John
Loving You Is On My Mind The Meters
Working In the Coal Mine Lee Dorsey
I'm from Kenner John Batiste & The Stay Human Band
Handa Wanda The Wild Magnolias
Gris-Gris Gumbo Ya Ya Dr. John
Don't You Just Know It (feat.Bobby Marchan) Huey "Piano" Smith and His Clowns
I Wish You Would (feat. Skerik & Troy Andrews) Dumpstaphunk
Zydeco Cha Cha Clifton Chenier
Hey Pocky a-Way (A Way) The Wild Tchoupitoulas
Ay, Ai, Ai Clifton Chenier
FREEDOM Jon Batiste
I Want to Play with Your Poodle Boozoo Chavis
My Toot Toot Rockin' Sidney
I'm Gonna Take Care of Your Dog Rosie Ledet
Hey Pocky a-Way (Remastered Single Version) The Meters
Yellow Moon The Neville Brothers
Booty-Whop Big Freedia
Soul Sister Allen Toussaint
It's All Over Now The Dirty Dozen Brass Band & Dr. John
Biggidy Bounce It Ha-Sizzle
WE ARE (feat. St. Augustine High School Marching 100, David Gauthier, Gospel Soul Children Choir, Craig Adams, Braedon Gautier, Brennan Gautier & Autumn Rowe) Jon Batiste
Night Train Christian McBride Big Band
Iko, Iko The Dixie Cups
What's Going On The Dirty Dozen Brass Band & Chuck D
People Say The Meters
Louisiana Man Doug Kershaw & Rusty Kershaw
Rode That Dick Like a Soldier Ha-Sizzle
Hey Mama (Wild Tchoupitoulas) The Wild Tchoupitoulas
Look-Ka Py Py The Meters

Jazz fest in NOLA isn’t until the very end of April, but since I missed doing a playlist for Mardi Gras I thought at least I could do one for Jazz Fest.

Here’s a link to this year's lineup. The AU band played there a few years ago and even though we were playing in the daytime (the neighbors won’t let it go into the night, I guess) on a plywood stage (in bare feet!) – IT WAS A JOY!

Obviously, if you glance at the lineup, it strays pretty far from jazz - but, there are stages that feature New Orleans and Louisiana’s homegrown music (if you want something other festivals don’t have).

Years ago when I did my “Uh-Oh” record and tour, I recruited the great George Porter of The Meters to play with us. He is a lovely man and a killer musician.

The food is good at jazz fest! One time some years ago (maybe I still had black hair), I was buying some gumbo and a young man pointed at me and said “I know who you are! I know who you are! You’re Norman Bates!” (Yeah, wait till you meet my mother)

I’ve dug into past and present for this playlist - mostly personal favorites... it doesn’t pretend to be unbiased.

Enjoy,

-David Byrne

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Apr 1 2022

David Byrne Presents: Getting Ready For Jazz Fest

By Todomundo

Song Artist Purchase
Ya Ya Lee Dorsey
Cissy Strut The Meters
I NEED YOU Jon Batiste
79rs Bout to Blow 79rs Gang
Mama Roux Dr. John
Meet De Boys on the Battlefront The Wild Tchoupitoulas
Who's Gonna Help Brother Get Further Lee Dorsey
Big Chief Got a Golden Crown The Wild Tchoupitoulas
Brand New Day 79rs Gang
Get Out of My Life Woman Lee Dorsey
Just Kissed My Baby The Meters
Everything I Do Gohn Be Funky (From Now On) Lee Dorsey
Riverfront Leo Nocentelli
Africa The Meters
Azz Everywhere Big Freedia
Peanut Butter (feat. Big Freedia) RuPaul
Yes We Can Can Lee Dorsey
N.O. Bounce Big Freedia
Till I Get There Leo Nocentelli
Iko Kreyòl (feat. Win Butler, Regine Chassagne, Preservation Hall Jazz Band & 79rs Gang) Lakou Mizik
Sophisticated Cissy The Meters
Shallow Water 79rs Gang
Who Dat Called da Police New Birth Brass Band
Buckjump (feat. The Rebirth Brass Band, 5th Ward Weebie) Trombone Shorty
Fire On the Bayou The Meters
Drama 79rs Gang
Sew Sew Sew (feat. The Wild Tchoupitoulas) The Wild Troublemakers
I Walk On Guilded Splinters Dr. John
Loving You Is On My Mind The Meters
Working In the Coal Mine Lee Dorsey
I'm from Kenner John Batiste & The Stay Human Band
Handa Wanda The Wild Magnolias
Gris-Gris Gumbo Ya Ya Dr. John
Don't You Just Know It (feat.Bobby Marchan) Huey "Piano" Smith and His Clowns
I Wish You Would (feat. Skerik & Troy Andrews) Dumpstaphunk
Zydeco Cha Cha Clifton Chenier
Hey Pocky a-Way (A Way) The Wild Tchoupitoulas
Ay, Ai, Ai Clifton Chenier
FREEDOM Jon Batiste
I Want to Play with Your Poodle Boozoo Chavis
My Toot Toot Rockin' Sidney
I'm Gonna Take Care of Your Dog Rosie Ledet
Hey Pocky a-Way (Remastered Single Version) The Meters
Yellow Moon The Neville Brothers
Booty-Whop Big Freedia
Soul Sister Allen Toussaint
It's All Over Now The Dirty Dozen Brass Band & Dr. John
Biggidy Bounce It Ha-Sizzle
WE ARE (feat. St. Augustine High School Marching 100, David Gauthier, Gospel Soul Children Choir, Craig Adams, Braedon Gautier, Brennan Gautier & Autumn Rowe) Jon Batiste
Night Train Christian McBride Big Band
Iko, Iko The Dixie Cups
What's Going On The Dirty Dozen Brass Band & Chuck D
People Say The Meters
Louisiana Man Doug Kershaw & Rusty Kershaw
Rode That Dick Like a Soldier Ha-Sizzle
Hey Mama (Wild Tchoupitoulas) The Wild Tchoupitoulas
Look-Ka Py Py The Meters

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