March 2, 2015 | New Orleans

New Orleans MusicTalkin' 'bout

Hey now / Hey now

Iko iko an nay

Jockomo feena ah na nay / Jockomo feena nay

Music flows down every avenue in New Orleans from Bourbon Street to Esplanade. On any given corner, venue or stadium you can hear blues, jazz or just about anything else your heart desires.

Jazz started here. They performed the first opera in the United States here. Musical greats have been born and raised here. Musicians and singers come here from all over the country. It’s become a must -isit concert stop for world-famous pop stars, as well as up and coming artists that will soon rise up the musical charts.

To make your day a bit more interesting, we put together this list of classic New Orleans songs performed by legends like Dr. John and Professor Longhair. By no means is this an end all, be all list. Just something to make your day brighter.

Louis Armstrong – Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans

Fats Domino – Walking To New Orleans

John Boutte – Foot of Canal Street

Dr John – Iko Iko (Jock-A-Mo)

Professior Longhair – Go To The Mardi Gras

Al Johnson – Carnival Time

Dr John – Right Place, Wrong Time

The Meters – They All Ask'd For You

Nina Simone – Little Liza Jane

Louis Armstrong – When The Saints Go Marching In