Mardi Gras In New Orleans: -John Sinclair Radio Show 194

In episode #191 we went inside Unified Indian Practice with the Mardi Gras Indians at the Handa Wanda club at 2nd & Dryades in New Orleans the two Sundays before Mardi Gras. This follow-up program takes to the streets on Mardi Gras Day with recorded music by the 6th Ward All Stars, the Treme Brass band and Snooks Eaglin and actualities from the Unified Second Line Parade with the Hot 8 Brass band on Lundi Gras, the St. Martinville High School Marching Band at the Zulu Parade and the Wild Indians at 2nd & Dryades on Mardi Gras morning, the Backstreet Cultural Museum in Treme with Ernest Skipper and the Spirit of Fi Yi Yi in the afternoon, and the 6th Ward Brass Band in the streets of the 6th Ward on Ash Wednesday playing for the funeral of Big Fritz from the Money Wasters Social Aid & Pleasure Club. Recordings by John Boutte, the 6th Ward Big Shots, Snooks Eaglin and the Wild Magnolias close out the show.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



New Orleans, February 4-5-6, 2008 [20-0810]


6th Ward All Stars: Yeah You Rite

Hot 8 Brass Band: Lundi Gras Second Line >

Zulu Parade @ Jackson & Dryades >

Big Chief Peppy on Dryades Street >

Crowd Noise & Wild Magnolias outside Handa Wanda’s >

Wild Magnolias: Indians, Here Dey Come

Treme Brass Band: Gimme My Money Back

Ernest Skipper & Spirit of Fi Yi Yi @ Backstreet Cultural Museum

6th Ward All Star Brass Band: Under the Overpass >

6th Ward All Star Brass Band: What a Friend We Have in Jesus >

6th Ward All Star Brass Band: Knockin’ on Big Fritz Door

John Boutte: Just A Little While To Stay Here

6th Ward Big Shots: What They Talk About

Snooks Eaglin: I Went to the Mardi Gras

Wild Magnolias: Indian Red



Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Live music & crowd tracks recorded by John Sinclair in the streets of New Orleans

Produced, edited & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Celia Sinclair, Tom Morgan & Hild Creed, Big Chief Bo Dollis & Big Queen Rita of the Wild Magnolias, Glenn Gaines Jr, & Khalid Hafiz


© 2008, 2018  The John Sinclair Foundation