World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Our New Orleans: A Benefit for the Gulf Coast

Article Id: WHEBN0004342983
Reproduction Date:

Title: Our New Orleans: A Benefit for the Gulf Coast  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Musicians' Village
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Our New Orleans: A Benefit for the Gulf Coast

Our New Orleans: A Benefit Album for the Gulf Coast
Compilation album by Various artists
Released December 6, 2005
Recorded September, October, 2005
Genre Soul, R & B, Jazz
Label Nonesuch Records
Producer Robert Hurwitz, David Bither
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Entertainment Weekly B+ 18 November 2005

Our New Orleans: A Benefit Album for the Gulf Coast is an album which presents songs recorded in September and October 2005, shortly after the failure of misdesigned levees flooded New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina (see: Effect of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans) With the destruction of their hometown fresh in their minds, New Orleans artists set about making music that directly acknowledges the city.

Funds from the sale of the record is donated to Habitat For Humanity to aid those affected by the Hurricane Katrina disaster.

Track listing

  1. "Yes We Can Can" – Allen Toussaint
  2. "World I Never Made" – Dr. John
  3. "Back Water Blues" – Irma Thomas
  4. "Gather By The River" – Davell Crawford
  5. "Cryin' In The Streets" – Buckwheat Zydeco
  6. "Canal Street Blues" – Dr. Michael White
  7. "Medley" – The Wild Magnolias
  8. "When The Saints Go Marching In" – Eddie Bo
  9. "My Feet Can't Fail Me Now" – Dirty Dozen Brass Band
  10. "Tou' Les Jours C'est Pas La Meme" – Carol Fran
  11. "L'ouragon" – Beausoleil
  12. "Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans" – Preservation Hall Jazz Band
  13. "Prayer For New Orleans" – Charlie Miller
  14. "What a Wonderful World" – Wardell Quezergue Orchestra – (featuring Donald Harrison)
  15. "Tipitina And Me" – Allen Toussaint
  16. "Louisiana 1927" – Randy Newman, Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.