New Orleans Social Club: 'Sing Me Back Home'

Cover of The New Orleans Social Club CD features snapshots of the group's musicians in the studio.

hide captionCover of The New Orleans Social Club CD features snapshots of the group's musicians in the studio.

Burgundy Records

Hurricane Katrina took a savage toll on the musical heart and bayou culture of New Orleans. Now a handful of musicians who called The Big Easy home before the storm and its floods are trying to restore a bit of the city's musical heritage — along with their own lives.

So the New Orleans Social Club, a loose affiliation of famed musicians, has crafted a new CD filled with old and new songs: Sing Me Back Home.

Two members — Ivan Neville of the Neville Brothers and Leo Nocentelli of the Meters — are something akin to musical royalty in New Orleans. They talk about the New Orleans Social Club's collaborative spirit and [their own] hopes to resurrect the sound and soul of the city they love.

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  • Album: Sing Me Back Home
  • Artist: New Orleans Social Club
  • Label: Burgundy Records
  • Released: 2006
 

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