Written-By – Guida, Royster. Executive-Producer – John Vincent. Liner Notes – Greg Shaw (2). Producer, Arranged By – Mac Rebennack. Matrix, Runout: ACE 2020-A MS LB. Matrix, Runout: ACE 2020-B MS LB.
Ace's Dr. John and His New Orleans Congregation isn't a Dr. John compilation in the strictest sense of the term - in other words, if you're looking for nothing but his funky hippie gumbo, you'd better look elsewhere. This disc is actually a great collection of cuts Mac Rebennack either played on, or produced, during the late '50s, and all of which were released on Ace Records. Only "Storm Warning" is a genuine Rebennack song; the rest are New Orleans R&B at its funkiest
New Orleans music icon Dr. John has died at the age of 77. According to a statement from his family, Dr. John passed away of a heart attack on Thursday (June 6th). Memorial arrangements will be announced in due course, the statement reads. Born on November 20th, 1941 in New Orleans, Louisiana, Malcolm John Rebennack grew up in the city’s Third Ward, where he discovered jazz artists in his father’s record shop and learned minstrel tunes from his extended family members. Although he had no proper.
Produced by Randy Newman. Album The Princess and the Frog. Down In New Orleans Lyrics. In the South Land, there's a city Way down on the river Where the women are very pretty And all the men deliver. They got music, it's always playin' Start in the day time, go all through the night When you hear that music playin' Hear what I'm saying and make ya feel alright Grab somebody, come on down Bring your paintbrush, we're paintin' the town Oh, there's some sweetness goin' 'round Catch it down in New Orleans. Stately homes and mansions Of the Sugar Barons and the Cotton Kings Rich people, poor people, all got dreams Dreams do come true in New Orleans. About Down In New Orleans.
John, an immensely talented pianist-singer from the unique New Orleans music scene that emerged prominently in the 1960s and ’70s, died on June 6 of heart failure. His career spanned nearly 60 years and underwent many different musical phases. But he is perhaps best known for his early recordings, which spanned a remarkable musical range, from funk-driven pop songs to New Orleans jazz and blues to at least a half-dozen other musical styles and influences, often creatively and seamlessly blended together
John Knew the End Was Near. He Recorded One Final Album. New originals, country-tinged covers and reworked classics highlight deceased Hall of Famer’s final, as-yet-unreleased album featuring Willie Nelson, Aaron Neville and Rickie Lee Jones. By. Jonathan Bernstein. Dr. John's upcoming, posthumous album, produced by Shane Theriot (above), mixes new originals, country-tinged covers and reworked classics. Sandrine Lee. In December of last year, guitarist Shane Theriot got into his car and drove to Mac Rebennack’s New Orleans house with a completed version of the record he had just produced for the Hall of Fame pianist, singer-songwriter and producer ubiquitously known as Dr. John. Rebennack’s health was declining by that point; his walking had slowed to the point where it had become an effort for him to leave his house.
Dr John - born Malcolm John Rebennack - rose to fame following the release of his debut album 'Gris-Gris' in 1968. He was known for wearing bright outfits on stage, and he previously beat a heroin addiction, completing his final rehab stint in 1989. The star's most recent Grammy Awards win came in 2013 when he scooped the Best Blues Album accolade for 'Locked Down'.
1 (The Tempers album). Mercernary released: 2006. Dr John Plays Mac Rebennack: Legendary Sessions, Volume. Desitively Bonnaroo released: 2005. John and His New Orleans Congregation released: 1975. Gumbo & In the Right Place released: 1973. In the Right Place released: 1973.
Dr John was born on November 20, 1941, and rose to prominence as a session musician in the New Orleans scene in the late 50s playing guitar and bass. He later switched to piano after suffering a gunshot would to his left hand when trying to defend his friend Ronnie Barron during an incident in Jackson, Mississippi. He broke out as a solo artist with the release of his 1968 album Gris-Gris which fused rhythm and blues with psychedelic rock and also introduced his stage persona Dr John Creaux The Night Tripper to the world
|They Gonna Do What They Gonna Do||2:31|
|Morgus The Magnificent||2:12|
|It Ain't No Use||1:51|
|Down The Road||2:41|
|Little Baby Face Thing||2:21|
|Let The Good Times Roll||2:14|
|Chick-A Wah Wah||2:04|
|You Keep Draggin' Me On||2:13|
|2020||Dr. John||Dr. John And His New Orleans Congregation (LP, Album, Comp)||Ace Records||2020||US||1975|
|DIAB 8015||Dr. John||Dr. John And His New Orleans Congregation (CD, Comp, RE)||Edsel Records||DIAB 8015||UK||1999|
|2020||Dr. John||(a.k.a) Mac Rebennack (Cass, Comp)||Ace Records||2020||US||Unknown|