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Bob French

The son of New Orleans banjo player Albert "Papa" French, drummer/vocalist Bob French is a journeyman New Orleans musician who has played with a variety of artists including New Orleans R&B legends Dave Bartholomew and James "Sugarboy" Crawford as well as rock & roll icon Fats Domino and many others. After his father's passing in 1977, French took over the leadership of his father's ensemble, the Original Tuxedo Jazz Band, the longest continually working New Orleans group -- founded in 1910 by trumpeter Oscar "Papa" Celestin. Since that time, French has led the ensemble as well as hosted the WWOZ radio program French Cooking, showcasing the varied music of New Orleans. He released Marsalis Music Honors Bob French on Marsalis Music/Rounder Records in 2007. ~ Matt Collar
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Bob French

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Bob French

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Bob French

  1.   Song
  2.   I'm Walkin
  3.   Royal Garden Blues
  4.   Georgia On My Mind
  5.   Over In Gloryland
  6.   Just a Closer Walk With Thee
  7.   Do You Know What It Means (To Miss New Orleans)
  8.   Hello Dolly
  9.   Tin Roof Blues
  10.   Burgundy Street Blues
  11.   When It's Sleepy Time Down South
  12.   Milenburg Joys
  13.   Second Line
  14.   Way Down Yonder in New Orleans
  15.   When the Saints Go Marching In
  16.   Bogalusa Strut
  17.   Bourbon Street Parade
  18.   You Are My Sunshine
  19.   Basin Street Blues
  20.   Bill Bailey
  21.   Whoopin' Blues
  22.   Crazy

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