They broke the mold after Professor Longhair. Incredible and irrepressible blend of Blues and early Rock and Roll with some Funk, Boogie, old-time Jazz and Caribbean rhythm thrown in as lagnappe. Professor Longhair was a mentor to Dr. John, James Booker, Fats Domino and many other fabulous New Orleans musicians. His importance is clear when you notice how often others cite his influence in their music and their lives.
This album has a place of honor on of my "Top 25," a list that ranges from CCR to Gershwin, and from Johnny Rivers to Rimsky-Korsakov. I have four of his albums; this is the best of those.
Join the elite who can truly appreciate the virtues of "Tipitina," "Rum and Coca Cola" and "Her Mind is Gone." Whether you want to dance, sing along or just groove, you'll soon be on a quest for more Professor Longhair - guaranteed.