Dr. John: The Best of the Parlophone Years

This disc pulls from the four albums Dr. John recorded for the British Parlophone label from 1997 to 2004 (released in the United States on Blue Note and Virgin). In the several decades since his popular emergence as the Night Tripper he’s become one of the respected men of New Orleans music. These 17 songs show him to be drawing from deep Crescent City traditions, as well as R&B, jazz, swing, balladry. The tunes also showcase his work with a range of notable guests (from Paul Weller to Randy Newman to Mavis Staples). These artist prove just how broad their shared influences are. Dr. John truly is a regular guy with a shadow that looms large over New Orleans.

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