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Baby Scratch my Back

Moore, James H. -Musical Recording -Baby Scratch My Back

"Baby Scratch My Back" is a 1966 R&B instrumental written and performed by James H. Moore, aka Slim Harpo. It was Mr. Harpo's only number one hit on the soul single charts. The song also crossed over to the Top 40, and was Mr. Harpo's most successful rhythm and blues single. Listen »

I'm A King Bee

Moore, James H. -Musical Recording -I'm A King Bee

I'm a King Bee was written and performed by James H. Moore, aka Slim Harpo.  It was released in 1957 as the B-side to his debut single, I Got Love if You Want It. The song went on to become better known than the A-side. It was covered by the likes of the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd (when they were known as The Tea Set), as well as the Grateful Dead. Listen »

Raining In My Heart

Moore, James H. -Musical Recording -Raining In My Heart

'Raining In My Heart' was written and performed by James H. Moore, Aka Slim Harpo. The song was later inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. Listen »

Let Us make A Record

Morgan, Sister Gertrude -Musical Recording -Let Us make A Record

An excerpt of Folk artist Sister Gertrude Morgan performing "Let's Make A Record", where she accompanies herself with her tambourine and some powerful foot stomping. The song is about singing and recording music for Jesus. Listen »

Power

Morgan, Sister Gertrude -Musical Recording -Power

An excerpt of Folk artist Sister Gertrude Morgan performing "Power", where she accompanies herself with her tambourine and some powerful foot stomping. Listen »

Way In the Middle Of the Air

Morgan, Sister Gertrude -Musical Recording -Way In The Middle Of the Air

An excerpt of Folk artist Sister Gertrude Morgan performing "Way In The Middle Of The Air", where she accompanies herself with her tambourine and some powerful foot stomping. Listen »

Buddy Bolden's Blues

Morton, Jelly Roll - Musical Recording - “Buddy Bolden's Blues”

Jelly Roll Morton and his Red Hot Peppers play, “Buddy Bolden's Blues” with Sidney Bechet on the soprano sax. Listen »

King Porter's Stomp

Morton, Jelly Roll - Musical Recording - “King Porter's Stomp”

Rare recording of Jelly Roll Morton playing “King Porter's Stomp” on piano. Listen »

Grandpa's Spell

Morton, Jelly Roll - Musical Recording - “Grandpa's Spell”

A Jelly Roll Morton tune recorded in Chicago between 1926 and 1928. Listen »

Original Jell Roll Blues

Morton, Jelly Roll - Musical Recording - “Original Jelly Roll Blues”

A Jelly Roll Morton tune recorded in Chicago between 1926 and 1928. Listen »

Bouncin' Back (Bumpin' Me Against The Wall)

Mystikal -Musical Recording -Bouncin' Back (Bumpin' Me Against the Wall)

"Bouncin' Back (Bumpin' Me Against The Wall)" was Mystikal's third consecutive top-40 single produced by The Neptunes. The song is available on "Tarantula", his fifth album. It peaked at 37 on the Billboard Hot 100, while entering the top-10 on both the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks (#8) and Hot Rap Singles (#7). At the 45th Grammy Awards, it was nominated for Best Male Rap Solo Performance, but lost. This excerpt is from a clean version of the song. Listen »

Here I Go

Mystikal -Musical Recording -Here I Go

Released on 1995 "Mind Of Mystikal", Mystikal's first album, this song was written and produced, along with "Beware", as retaliation against New Orleans rappers The B.G.'z and UNLV, whom the artist was in conflict with at the time. This is a "clean" version of the song. Listen »

Shake It Fast

Mystikal -Musical Recording -Shake It Fast (Alternate Titles: Shat Dat Ass, Shake Ya Ass)

This is the second single released off Mystikal's fourth album, "Let's Get Ready". It features rapper Pharrell, and it was produced by the production duo The Neptunes. The song was released on July 18, 2000 and became a huge success, peaking at number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100, number three on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks and number seven on the Hot Rap Singles. This is a clean version of the song, released on Mystikal's greatest hits collection Prince Of The South... The Hits. Listen »

Cantiga No. 300

New Orleans Musica da Camera - Audio recording - "Cantiga No. 300"

A recording of the New Orleans Musica da Camera ensemble perfoming Cantiga No. 300 by Alfonso X of Spain (1221-1284), and featuring the female vocal ensemble, Vox Feminae. Listen »

L'autrier quant je chevauchoie

New Orleans Musica da Camera - Audio recording - "L'autrier quant je chevauchoie"

A musical recording by the New Orleans Musica da Camera ensemble entitled "L'autrier quant je chevauchoie" from the album Arras 1300. Listen »

West End Blues

Oliver, King - Musical Recording - “West End Blues”

A recording of West End Blues by Joseph "King" Oliver on a radio broadcast of the New Orleans Jazz Club. Listen »

1919 Rag

Ory, Edward “Kid” - Musical Recording - “1919 Rag” by Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band

A recording of Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band performing the song, “1919 Rag.” Listen »

Blanche Touquatoux

Ory, Edward “Kid” - Musical Recording - “Blanche Touquatoux”

Kid Ory's Blanche Touquatoux recorded in the mid-1940s. Listen »

Muskrat Ramble

Ory, Edward “Kid” - Musical Recording - “Muskrat Ramble”

Kid Ory's Muskrat Ramble which he wrote in wither 1921 or 1926. Listen »

Creole Song

Ory, Edward "Kid" - Musical Recording - “Creole Song”

Kid Ory's classic Creole Song recorded in the mid-1940s. Listen »