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(2004/Maison De Blues) 14 Tracks (47:07) - Digipack - Excellent album recorded at the In The... more

Professor Longhair: Rock'n'Roll Gumbo (CD)

(2004/Maison De Blues) 14 Tracks (47:07) - Digipack - Excellent album recorded at the In The Country studio, Bogalusa, Louisiana, 1974. PROFESSOR LONGHAIR - voc/pno, CLARENCE 'GATEMOUTH' BROWN - gtr/vln, ALFRED 'UGANDA' ROBERTS - congas, JULIUS FARMER - bass, SHEBA - drums, plus horns!

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Professor Longhair - Rock'n'Roll Gumbo (CD) CD 1
01 Mardi Gras In New Orleans Professor Longhair
02 Hey Now Baby Professor Longhair
03 Junco Partner Professor Longhair
04 Meet Me Tomorrow Night Professor Longhair
05 Doin' It Professor Longhair
06 How Long Has That Train Been Gone Professor Longhair
07 Tipitina Professor Longhair
08 Rockin' Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu (Album Version) Professor Longhair
09 Jambalaya Professor Longhair
10 Mean Ol'world Professor Longhair
11 Stag-O-Lee Professor Longhair
12 Mess Around Professor Longhair
13 Rum And Coke Professor Longhair
14 They Call Me Professor Longhair Professor Longhair
Professor Longhair, next to Fats Domino, must rank as New Orleans' most influential musician.... more
"Professor Longhair"

Professor Longhair, next to Fats Domino, must rank as New Orleans' most influential musician. Born Henry Roeland Byrd in Bogalusa, Louisiana, on Dec. 18, 1918, his family moved to New Orleans when he was still a child.

He soon picked up the wonderfully diverse styles of the old pianists who used to play the clubs and clip joints, and moulded them into his unique way of playing, with Spanish and rhumba accents predominating. He made his first record in 1949 for Star Talent as Professor Longhair and the Shuffling Hungarians and in 1950 'Bald Head' on Mercury was his one and only record to dent the R&B charts. Records for Atlantic, Federal, Wasco, Ebb, Rip and Watch flopped badly although his 1959 Ron recording of 'Go To The Mardi Gras' still sells well every year at New Orleans' annual blow-out.

He was out of work for much of the Sixties, but there has been a welcome revival of interest in his music of late, which has led to many live appearances and a visit to Europe.

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