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Various Artists - The Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Showdown mp3 download

Performer: Various Artists
Title: The Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Showdown
Style: Cajun,New Orleans R&B,North American Traditions,Zydeco,Beach,Early R&B,Piano Blues,Soul
Duration: 46:58
Released: March 1, 1992
Size MP3 version: 1330 mb
Size FLAC version: 1337 mb
Size WMA version: 1366 mb
Rating: 4.1
Votes: 765
Genre: International

Various Artists - The Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Showdown mp3 download

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The Mardi Gras Indians process during Super Sunday festivities in New Orleans.

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The diversified strains that comprise New Orleans "Indian" and Mardi Gras music were spotlighted on this anthology. It included vibrant instrumental contributions from The Rebirth Brass Band, spicing up classic jazz, as well as the hoodoo blues of Dr. John, the swamp boogie and soul of Champion Jack Dupree, more sophisticated but equally lowdown stylings from Willie Tee and John Mooney and the fiery sound of such groups as Bo Dollis & The Wild Magnolias and Monk Boudreaux & the Golden Eagles.

Super Sunday Showdown. This album has an average beat per minute of 118 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 110/126 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Super Sunday Showdown. BPM Profile Super Sunday Showdown. Album starts at 110BPM, ends at BPM (-110), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Get the Tempo of more than 6 Million songs.

Mardi Gras Indians gathering along Bayou St. John for "Super Sunday" 1991. Mardi Gras Indians (also known as Black Masking Indians) are black carnival revelers in New Orleans, Louisiana, who dress up for Mardi Gras in suits influenced by Native American ceremonial apparel. The Mardi Gras Indians play various traditional roles. Many blocks ahead of the Indians are plain clothed informants keeping an eye out for any danger. The procession begins with "spyboys," dressed in light "running suits" that allow them the freedom to move quickly in case of emergency. Next comes the "first flag," an ornately dressed Indian carrying a token tribe flag. Closest to the "Big Chief" is the "Wildman" who usually carries a symbolic weapon. Finally, there is the "Big Chief

All Super Sunday Mardi Gras Indian outdoor gatherings and processions are free and open to the public. Since 1970 they have taken place during daylight hours, which allows spectators to admire the beauty of the Big Chief's and tribe members' suits and the craftsmanship that went into their construction. About the Mardi Gras Indians. The Mardi Gras Indian tribes, numbering about 50, have many colorful names, originating in Native American tradition, and their chants and songs are rooted in tradition as well. The Mardi Gras Indians' origins are believed to date back to antebellum.

Mardi Gras Indians have had an extensive history in New Orleans. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images. While the rest of the nation recognizes Super Sunday as the day of the Super Bowl, it has an entirely different meaning in New Orleans. Super Sunday, first organized in 1969, is a festival and parade featuring roughly 40 Mardi Gras Indian tribes throughout the city. On the third Sunday of March, members from both the Downtown and Uptown tribes come together to celebrate the culmination of the Carnival season.

Mardi Gras Indians are secretive because only certain people participated in masking-people with questionable character. In the old day, the Indians were violent. Indians would meet on Mardi Gras; it was a day to settle scores. Larry Bannock, Past President, New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian Council. Masking Indian Indians Ranks Super Sunday Keep-N-It-Real Indian Videos. Mardi Gras is full of secrets, and the Mardi Gras Indians are as much a part of that secrecy as any other carnival organization  . that is up to the Big Chief.

Track List

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 Shoo Fly Traditional Carolyn Polley 6:09
2 Street Talk Carolyn Polley 3:45
3 Keeper of the Crown Carolyn Polley 4:47
4 Yella Pocahontas William Jack Dupree / Jack William Carolyn Polley 4:46
5 Let's Go Get 'Em Carolyn Polley 4:41
6 Medley: Hoon Na Day/Monk's Dream 7:15
7 Dive in Dat Gumbo Carolyn Polley 5:02
8 Oops Upside Your Head Carolyn Polley 5:04
9 Battlefront George Landry Carolyn Polley 5:30


Lawrence Adams - Bells, Cowbell, Vocals (Background)
Big Abba - Percussion, Whistle (Human), Whistle (Instrument)
Mark Bingham - Engineer
Larry Boudreaux - Congas, Vocals
Monk Boudreaux - Assistant Producer, Tambourine, Vocals, Vocals (Background)
Kerry Brown - Drums
Kenneth "Skeeter" Bruce - Tambourine, Vocals
Erving Charles - Bass
Theodore "Bo" Dollis - Performer, Tambourine, Vocals
Dr. John - Guitar, Performer, Rap
Champion Jack Dupree - Performer, Piano, Vocals
William Jack Dupree - Composer
Jay Gallagher - Engineer
Nancy Given - Design
Golden Eagles - Performer
Norwood Johnson - Congas, Drums (Bass), Vocals (Background)
Bnois King - Vocals (Background)
George Landry - Composer
Kenn Lending - Guitar
Ron Levy - Producer
Mike Marshall - Drums
John Mooney - Performer, Slide Guitar, Vocals (Background)
Earl Nunez - Bass
Rick Olivier - Photography
Walter Payton - Bass
Steve Pierce - Assistant Engineer
Carolyn Polley - Performer, Primary Artist
Rebirth Brass Band - Percussion, Performer, Vocals (Background)
Steve Reynolds - Assistant Engineer, Digital Editing
Gerald Sazon - Vocals (Background)
Henry Singleton - Congas, Drums, Drums (Bass), Vocals, Vocals (Background)
Willie Tee - Keyboards, Performer, Piano, Producer, Vocals
Johnny "Quarter Moon" Tobias - Tambourine, Vocals
Traditional - Composer
Earl Turbinton - Performer, Sax (Soprano)
Wilson Victory - Guitar
Ernie Vincent - Guitar (Rhythm)
Jack William - Composer