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The Big Ol' Box of New Orleans

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The Big Ol' Box of New Orleans

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The Big Ol' Box of New Orleans

The Big Ol' Box of New Orleans

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Songs from The Big Ol' Box

'No City Like New Orleans' by Earl King

Only Available in Archive Formats.

'Tee-Nah-Nah' by Henry Butler

Only Available in Archive Formats.

'Lazy River' by Pete Fountain & His Band

Only Available in Archive Formats.

'Mardi Gras Mambo' by The Hawketts (30-second sample)

Only Available in Archive Formats.

With Mardi Gras just around the corner, the party in the Crescent City is fast approaching its annual fever pitch.

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Amid the lavish parades and throngs of revelers, there will be lots of local music.

For those who can't make it down for the festivities, Shout! Factory Records has released a four-CD set celebrating the music of the city called Doctors, Professors, Kings & Queens: The Big Ol' Box of New Orleans.

Chuck Taggart, the producer of the CDs, offers a musical Mardi Gras sample.

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Album
Doctors, Professors, Kings & Queens: The Big Ol' Box of New Orleans
Artist
Various Artists
Label
Shout! Factory
Released
200

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