Chess New Orleans Even though the two-CD set Chess New Orleans includes mostly second-rung singers, it overflows with exuberant good vibes. You can hear intriguing early work by… Various Artists R&B
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Chess New Orleans (1995)

Details Lead Performance: Various Artists; Genre: R&B

Even though the two-CD set Chess New Orleans includes mostly second-rung singers, it overflows with exuberant good vibes. You can hear intriguing early work by some who'd later become bigger names (Art Neville, Clifton Chenier, Eddie Bo). But even sides by relative unknowns strut to an irresistibly insinuating beat. B-

Originally posted Jun 16, 1995 Published in issue #279 Jun 16, 1995 Order article reprints
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