Label: ATCO Records - SD 33-234 Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue RI Labels Country: US Genre: Jazz, Rock, Funk / Soul, Blues Style: Soul-Jazz, Louisiana Blues, Fusion, Bayou Funk
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Naming himself after and copying the persona of a real life 19th century New Orleans hoodoo man named Dr. John, he released his first solo album, Gris Gris pronounced gree-gree in With hip hop-esque spoken word boasts and incantations from a bullfrog voice seemingly coming from a nocturnal shadow, Dr. The backdrop music is a stew of traditional Afro-Cajun New Orleans jazz, mixed with rhythm and blues and Creole Zydeco; the studio reverb making it seem as if it is drifting down alley ways on a stroll through the French Quarter.
The album closes with the extended jam or ceremonial ritual? With the sound of tree frogs in the background.
And maybe a little bonfire. Stand Out Tracks: A walk down memory lane. I enjoyed Dr. I was racking my brain trying to remember "They call me Bought it. Ejoyed it. This one is a classic. Awesome - listening to this album is akin to eating a big ole bowl of jalapeno cheese grits or gumbo.
Love the lyrics especially guilded splinters. If you like funk, fusion and plain old grit - this is the album! This time period for the artist was fraught with performance art on stage but that never overtook the music.
Want a blast of , buy this. That is when I first saw him at the Fillmore East. This is an incredible album for all time. This was, I believe, Dr. Supposedly, at the time Dr. This audio CD is listed as the "original recording, remastered, Listen to the Doors remasters of to hear what excellent remastering quality is all about.
The two stars are for the great songs on the CD,. Special, expert recordings of those times, that place. Replaced my old vinyl of this album. Still a favorite recording from that period.
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Listen Now with Amazon Music. Amazon Music Unlimited. Audio CD, May 9, Mama Roux Mama Roux. Danse Fambeaux Danse Fambeaux. Due to drug problems and the law, Rebennack moved to Los Angeles in , joining a group of New Orleans session musicians. Rebennack survived by playing with various pop and rock recording sessions, receiving much of this work with the help of New Orleanian arranger Harold Battiste.
Rebennack desired to make an album that combined the various strains of New Orleans music behind a front man called Dr. John, after a black man named Dr. John Montaine, who claimed to be an African potentate. John character, but Don Costa , who managed Barron at the time, advised him against it, claiming it to be a bad career move. Rebennack took on the Dr.
John stage name himself. With an album due and no singer prepared, Dr. Atlantic records president Ahmet Ertegun was reluctant to release the record at first, exclaiming "How can we market this boogaloo crap?
Richie Unterberger of Allmusic gave the album five out of five stars, referring to it as "The most exploratory and psychedelic outing of Dr. From liner notes of original LP: Ditmus of Conga, Dr. Boudreaux of Funky Knuckle Skins and Dr. Battiste of Scorpio in Bass Clef, Dr. McLean of Mandolin Comp. School, Dr. Mann of Bottleneck Learning, Dr. Release Date See all. Genre See all. Label See all. Release Title See all. Price See all. New This Week. New Today. Last 8 Weeks.
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