It Will Stand
Hard week, obviously. The following short list of some of my favorite New Orleans records, books, movies, and plays does in fact trivialize the effects of hurricane Katrina. It's meant in tribute. Here's the Red Cross link.
King Oliver, "Dipper Mouth Blues" Jelly Roll Morton, "Grandpa's Spells" Louis Armstrong and Earl Hines, "Weather Bird" Louis Armstrong, "Georgia Bo Bo" Louis Armstrong, "Struttin' with Some Barbecue" Louis Armstrong, "Swing That Music" Louis Armstrong, corpus Benny Spellman, "Fortune Teller" Fats Domino, "I'm Gonna Be a Wheel Someday" Little Richard, "Tutti Frutti" Irma Thomas, "Time Is On My Side" Professor Longhair, "Tipitina" Ernie K-Doe, "Mother in Law" Walker Evans, The Moviegoer The Meters, "Sophisticated Cissy" Lee Dorsey, "Everything I Do Gohn Be Funky (from Now On)" Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire Juvenile, "Ha" Earl Palmer, session work Earnie K-Doe, "A Certain Girl" Dirty Dozen Brass Band, "Blue Monk/Stormy Monday" Robert Parker, "Barefootin'" Down by Law (movie) Allen Tousannt, "Southern Nights" Lloyd Price, "Lawdy Miss Clawdy" Huey "Piano" Smith and the Clowns, "Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu" Shirley and Lee, "Let the Good Times Roll" Earl King, "Trick Bag" Dr. John, "Mama Roux" The Dixie Cups, "Iko Iko" Johnny Adams, "Prisoner of Love" Lil Wayne, "Drop It Like It's Hot" The Big Easy (movie) Chris Kenner, "I Like it Like That" Larry Williams, "Bad Boy" Juvenile, "Back That Azz Up" Smiley Lewis, "I Hear You Knockin'" John Kennedy Toole, A Confederacy of Dunces Mannie Fresh, "Conversation" Big Tymers, "Big" Wynton Marsalis, Black Codes (from the Underground) Aaron Neville, "Tell It Like It Is" Clarence "Frogman" Henry, "Ain't Got No Home" Frankie Ford, "Sea Cruise" Branford Marsalis, Trio Jeepy Neville Brothers, "Run Joe" The Showmen, "It Will Stand"
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