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On Mardi Gras Day
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986; in Music of New Orleans, Vol. 1: Music of the Streets: Music of Mardi Gras (Folkways Records, 1958), 4 mins
This fascinating collection of music from the streets of New Orleans was recorded between 1954 and 1958, and includes an inspiring variety of material, from vegetable peddlers' street cries to the musical saw and brass bands, from a shoeshine boy's hambone to Sister Dora Alexander's impassioned "Russia, Let God's...
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986; in Music of New Orleans, Vol. 1: Music of the Streets: Music of Mardi Gras (Folkways Records, 1958), 4 mins
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