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by Jim Santella
Mardi Gras is party time for New Orleans. The Wild Magnolias sing a popular form of rock music with ties to jazz and blues. Dr. John guests on four tracks to lend solid piano accompaniment for lead singer Big Chief Bo Dollis. Although the Mardi Gras Indians" don ornate Native American costumes, they’re not Native American tribesmen, but rather New Orleans street bands who love to party. The tradition has been around for about a hundred years; whenever there’s a ...read more