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

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