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New Orleans 1973 [Goody Speed/Pitch-adjusted Remaster, 1CD]

“Mardi Gras Mambo”. St Bernard Civic Center, New Orleans, LA; March 5, 1973. Very good soundboard.

Thanks to goody for sharing the show at Dime.

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David Browne, rollingstone.com:

He was a talented kid who got his finger blown off, went to prison, then transformed into one of rock’s most outsized characters. Where did Mac Rebennack end and Dr John begin? As he would say himself, “I got some confusement here.”

Dr John was always modest about his place in the history of New Orleans music. “Everything I’m about, the old-timers showed me,” he once said. “Nothing I got is nothing original.” He’d be the first to admit that he picked up his spry, rolling-river piano-playing from predecessors like Professor Longhair, Fats Domino, and Huey “Piano” Smith. But few embodied the spirit of New Orleans, or helped take it to strange new places, the way Dr John did.

Even though he scored just one pop hit, 1973’s “Right Place Wrong Time,” his impact on modern music was huge, beginning with murky-swamplands masterpieces like 1968’s Gris-Gris and 1972’s Dr John’s Gumbo (a tribute to New Orleans that helped introduce rock fans to standards like “Iko Iko”).

Nineties kids know him from his theme song to the sitcom Blossom; Gen Z recognizes his voice from animated films like The Princess and the Frog; and anyone who remembers The Muppet Show knows the dapper bandleader Dr Teeth, modeled on Dr John. (The Bonnaroo festival was even named after his 1974 album, Desitively Bonnaroo.) “He wasn’t just New Orleans, he was worldwide,” says Aaron Neville, who met Dr John when both were teenagers. “He brought New Orleans everywhere.” Dr John died of a heart attack in 2019. He was 77.

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Pictures by Michael Putland, posted at billboard.com.

Sbd ?gen cass > CDwave > Flac
Goody’s additional lineage:
dBpoweramp (WAV) > Cool Edit Pro (Pitch Bender +42 cents; Clip Restoration; DC Bias adjusted; Hard Limiting; Track 03 > 04 transition fixed; Inverted L-Channel to correct
out-of-phase issue; Auto align and center channels; Update Tracking; Correct DC Bias) > Trader’s Little Helper (FLAC; ffp)

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Track 01. Mardi Gras Day (instrumental) 7:31
Track 02. Gris-Gris Gumbo Ya Ya 4:51
Track 03. Let The Good Times Roll 3:40
Track 04. Right Place, Wrong Time 3:14
Track 05. Iko Iko 3:47
Track 06. Huey “Piano” Smith Medley 5:49
Track 07. I Been Hoodood 4:54
Track 08. Loop Garou 6:04
Track 09. Wang Dang Doodle 5:21 (Tape Flip)
Track 10. Junko Partner 4:44
Track 11. Qualified 5:26
Track 12. I Walk On Guilded Splinters 4:52
Track 13. Mess Around 3:42
Track 14. Mardi Gras Day 15:31
80 mins

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  1. 22 Responses to “DR JOHN WITH THE METERS - NEW ORLEANS 1973”

  2. I think the links are to the last Dr. John show, not this one

    By Richard on Apr 13, 2022

  3. Rumor has it Dr John had a Big Un

    By U L E on Apr 13, 2022

  4. Who starts these rumors?

    By Jocko P on Apr 13, 2022

  5. For the record I haven’t commented in some time , I see the name stealers led by Hebrew mark have been going at It non stop though with my name and many others , with their faggot genitalia talk among other things .

    By HHH on Apr 13, 2022

  6. Anti , Derrick, Nelson , assuming you’re still around . Another violent black ape apparently shoots 15 people on a Subway in Brooklyn NY . Of course it would be one of them , more evidence that you can take the ape out of the jungle , but you can’t take the jungle out of the ape .

    By HHH on Apr 13, 2022

  7. Section 42 is ending sometime in May , afterwards the borders will be flooded with illegal immigrants,from every third world America hating country out there . Haitian black apes , Mexicans , as well as other greasy smelly spicks Muslim terrorist savages , all coming at dementia Joes invitation . Come on in everyone Joe says , just vote Democrat. . That scumbag dementia riddled old corpse

    By HHH on Apr 13, 2022

  8. At this rate America will be third world in another ten years. It’s pretty close to that now . At the borders are murderers, rapists , child molesters, dope cartels , human traffickers , also fentanyl is a big problem. Sleepy Joe is clueless. He spends most days eating ice cream between his many long naps and occasional blow jobs from AOC under the oval desk

    By HHH on Apr 13, 2022

  9. I’m still here hhh , too many fags and people signing everyone’s name here these days . Bunch of moron nigger lovers . America is going down the toilet . With all these niggers , Muslims, wetbacks coming the white race will be the minority. It’s close to that now

    By Nelson on Apr 13, 2022

  10. Biden Dont give a shit . He’s a millionaire protected in the White House and his mansion in Delaware.

    By Nelson on Apr 13, 2022

  11. Trumps running again in 24 I think. Maybe he’ll stop some of that shit . I think he’ll win again

    By Nelson on Apr 13, 2022

  12. Nelson , personally I don’t really think we need orange face again. Is he better than dementia Joe ? Yes , but he’ll be 78 in a couple of years . America needs young energetic leadership.. Ron Desantis would be perfect. He’d get my vote , unfortunately I think Trump will get the nomination if he wants it . Maybe Desantis will be his VPr

    By HHH on Apr 13, 2022

  13. I heard this dude has a big ole hoagie in his britches . Super big

    By ELU on Apr 13, 2022

  14. I’m still here hhh , I’m signing everyone’s name here these days . I’m a moron and a nigger lover . My mind is in the toilet . With all these niggers , Muslims, wetbacks coming to my house for blowjobs I don’t have much spare time to comment here. No great loss for everyone else, I’m a fucking moron.

    By Nelson on Apr 13, 2022

  15. SHUT THE FUCK UP H!! Didn’t I fucking tell you not to mention me again, ASSHOLE??


    By Derrick on Apr 13, 2022

  16. Right on cue for Hebrew Mark and his name stealers . So predictable. Nelson , we are so in trouble when title 42 ends . The border is already flooded as the dark skinned invasion continues. Hopefully Greg Abbott and Ron Desantis will bus and fly some of them to Washington and Delaware to personally say thanks to sleepy joe , Pelosi , AOC etc . Let’s see how they like that .

    By HHH on Apr 13, 2022

  17. Thanks a whole lot Big O
    Always need some more Doctor John!
    This is a peach!

    By swappers on Apr 13, 2022

  18. H- your family’s invading?? Do they shit their pants constantly, like you do?


    By Derrick on Apr 13, 2022

  19. Actually I‘ve listened to this now and it’s boring.

    Yes indeed always need more Dr John but man what I really need is ten inches of man meat up my shitter.

    Would any of you fellows be so good as to oblige? Bareback rodeo!

    By Swappers (the real one) on Apr 14, 2022

  20. Twernt me above . Not gay anymore

    By U L E on Apr 14, 2022

  21. Hands up any guy on here who ain’t gay or bi.

    There’s nothing like a spot of fisting.

    Swaphole xx

    By Swappers (the real one) on Apr 14, 2022

  22. Whopper Swapper Im gay as gay can be. I would be happy to oblige you and ram my fist up your brown. I promise not to use vaseline. Just pure fist up your poop chute

    By U L E on Apr 14, 2022

  23. Last two twernt me more fakes

    By U L E on Apr 15, 2022

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