New Orleans music has a rich history. Whether you’re in town for Mardi Gras, or seeking authentic jazz performances, it’s the gift that keeps on giving.
As a 19-year-old in 1957, Toussaint was asked to sound like the star he had grown up listening to.
The blues artists talked, the rockers listened. Without the blues there’d be no rock’n’roll, but these influential blues songs were especially pivotal.
Bartholomew helped shape the sound of R&B with his recording, writing and production for so many Crescent City artists.
‘Live On The Queen Mary’ was recorded at the release party for Paul McCartney And Wings' 'Venus And Mars' album and will be released on 5 April.