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Professor Longhair — Live On The Queen Mary

Regular price $24.95

Vinyl LP Pressing

This Professor Longhair album documents a performance underwritten by Paul & Linda McCartney. The album was recorded March 24, 1975, on the Queen Mary cruise ship docked in Long Beach, Calif., at a private party hosted by the McCartneys. Highlights include the rollicking “Mess Around,” and the standards “Stagger Lee,” “Everyday I Have The Blues,” “I’m Movin On” and his hits “Mardi Gras In New Orleans” and “Tipitina.”

Henry Roeland “Roy” Byrd, better known as Professor Longhair, was a New Orleans blues singer and pianist. He influenced other New Orleans musicians such as Fats Domino, Allen Toussaint and Dr. John with his rumba, mambo and calypso piano-based blues sound.

Reissued: 4/5/19

Label: Capitol

Variant: Black

Format: LP

  1. Tell Me Pretty Baby
  2. Mess Around
  3. Everyday I Have The Blues
  4. Tipitina
  5. I’m Movin’ On
  6. Mardi Gras In New Orleans
  7. Cry To Me
  8. Gone So Long
  9. Stagger Lee