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Album: The Best of Dr. John: The Night Tripper
# Song Title   Time
1)    Gris-Gris Gumbo Ya Ya
2)    Danse Kalinda Ba Boom
3)    Mama Roux
4)    Danse Fambeaux
5)    Crocker Courtbullion
6)    Jump Sturdy
7)    Walk On Gilded Splinters
8)    Babylon
9)    Barefoot Lady
10)    Twilight Zone
11)    Patriotic Flag Waver, The
12)    Black John the Conquerer
13)    Where You at Mule
14)    Craney Crow
15)    Familiar Reality-Opening
1)    Pots on the Fiyo
2)    Zuzu Mamou
3)    Familiar Reality
4)    Iko Iko
5)    Big Chief
6)    Somebody Changed the Lock
7)    Junko Partner
8)    Tipitina
9)    Huey "Piano" Smith Medley
10)    Right Place Wrong Time
11)    Traveling Mood
12)    Life
13)    Such a Night
14)    Shoo Fly Marches On
15)    I Been Hoodood
16)    Quitter Never Win
17)    Stealin'
18)    What Comes Around (Goes Around)
19)    (Everybody Wanna Get Rich) Rite Away
20)    Let's Make a Better World
21)    Desitively Bonnaroo
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Performer Notes
  • Unlike the dozens (literally) of rip-off compilations of very early material that was never meant for release, this Music Club set, The Best of Dr. John: The Night Tripper, is a very solid representation of the musician's early years as a solo artist. It is culled from his Atlantic and Atco sides off his first seven records, issued between 1968-1974: Gris-Gris, Babylon, Remedies, The Sun, Moon & Herbs, Dr. John's Gumbo, Right Place, Wrong Time, and Desitively Bonnaroo. It includes many obvious choices: "I Walk On Gilded Splinters," "Right Place, Wrong Time," "Mama Roux," "Such a Night," and "What Goes Around Comes Around," but also his sometimes radical (for the time, anyway) reinterpretations of NOLA anthems, from Professor Longhair's "Tipitina" and James Crawford's "Iko Iko" to Bob Shad's "Junko Partner" and Earl Gaines' "Big Chief." About the only thing that's really missing here is "Angola Anthem," from Remedies, though its exclusion appears to be because of the tune's extreme length. For a budget label, Music Club has excellent sound quality (compare to the Rhino double-disc), making this a very solid introduction to Dr. John's official early catalog. ~ Thom Jurek
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