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Louis Armstrong's Hot Five and Hot Seven recordings were made between 1925 and 1928.
The 'Anthology of American Folk Music' is a six-album compilation, edited by Harry Smith, released by Folkways Records. The collection includes: "La Danseuse" by Delma Lachney and Blind Uncle Gaspard (1929); "Saut Crapaud" by Columbus Fruge (1929); "Acadian One Step" by Joseph Falcon (1929); "Home Sweet Home" by The Breaux Freres (1933); "I Woke Up One Morning In May" by Didier Hebert (1929); "James Alley Blues" by Richard "Rabbit" Brown (1927); "Le Vieux Soulard et Sa Femme" by Cleoma Breaux and Joseph Falcon (1928); "Poor Boy Blues" by Ramblin' Thomas (1928); and "C'est Si Triste Sans Lui" by Cleoma Breaux and Ophy Breaux with Joseph Falcon (1929).
Little Richard's "Tutti Frutti" was recorded at Cosimo Matassa's J&M Studio in New Orleans, and was co-written by New Orleanian Dorothy LaBostrie. The backing band featured NOLA studio all-stars Earl Palmer, Frank Fields, Justin Adams, Huey Smith, Alvin "Red" Tyler and Lee Allen.
The Crescent City Living Legends Collection contains over 7,000 hours of live jazz and blues recordings spanning 15 years, contributed by New Orleans radio station WWOZ-FM. Listen to selected recordings from the WWOZ Collection.
Paul Simon's "Graceland" featured guest appearances by Sherman Robertson, Alton Rubin, Sr. (aka Rockin' Dopsie), David Rubin (Rockin' Dopsie, Jr.), and Alton Rubin, Jr. (Tiger Dopsie).