DJ Sessions: Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler

Email a Friend
Big Chief Monk Boudreaux performs during The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music at the Saenger Theatre on May 3, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (Skip Bolen/Getty Images for Blackbird Productions)
From

Today is Mardi Gras, and Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Derrick Freeman (@Mistersmoker) of WWOZ in New Orleans about some of the music revelers will be hearing along parade routes and at parties.

Note: We have a Spotify playlist and an Apple Music playlist for our weekly DJ Sessions.

Music From The Segment

Professor Longhair, “Mardi Gras In New Orleans”

[Youtube]

Dr. John, “Mardi Gras Day”

[Youtube]

Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & The Golden Eagles, “Sew Sew Sew”

[Youtube]

Danny Barker, “My Indian Red” (feat. Don Kirpatrick, Haywood Henry and Fred Moore)

[Youtube]

Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.