Congratulations to Big Chief Monk Boudreaux for his 2021 Grammy Nomination in the "Regional Roots" category.
BLOODSTAINS & TEARDROPS
Grammy Nominated for Best Regional Roots Recording category.
Produced by: Tab Benoit / Rueben Williams
Joseph "Monk" Boudreaux - Vocals & Tambourine
Tab Benoit - Guitar, Drums, Keyboards Damon Fowler - Guitar
Eric Johanson - Guitar
Jason "Welsh Bass" Welsh - Bass
Corey Duplechin - Bass
Michael Doucet - Fiddle & Guitar
Johnny Sansone - Harmonica & Guitar
Ali Meek - Backup Vocals
Wayne "Unga Barunga" Thompson - Drums
Recorded at: Whiskey Bayou Studios, Houma, LA & Tad’s International Limited, Kingston, Jamaica
Executive Producer: Whiskey Bayou Records
Engineered: Stephen Stanley, Michael “Boxy” Howell & Tab Benoit
Mixed and Mastered: Tab Benoit
Liner Notes: Johnny Sansone
Artwork & Package Design: Nicole S. Williams
Official Video for "Choo Choo Train" from the Grammy nominated Bloodstains & Teardrops CD.
Jamaica to the Swamp / Bloodstains & Teardrops will be released on Tab Benoit's Whiskey Bayou Records.
Join us for the Big Chief celebration! Friday May 14 in New Orleans with special guest Johnny Sansone and waylon Thibodeaux
This record began in Kingston Jamaica and was finished in the swamps of Louisiana. It features some of the best Jamaican and Louisiana musicians.
Orgone does Afrobeat underneath Monk chanting on the whole album that could shake the power lines in Uptown New Orleans. It will leave you screaming for more Fela on Valence Street, please
The Mardi Gras Indians are as much a part of the spirit seared into the music of New Orleans as any other cultural icons. This combination of Native American, Creole, blues, and jazz sensibilities are all present in the get-down sounds of Golden Eagle, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, and his Crescent City friends.
Produced by Anders Osborne and features Tab Benoit, Cyril Neville, Kirk Joseph, and Monk's Tribe the Golden Eagles, Mr Stranger Man is a pivotal part of New Orleans and Mardi Gras Indian music.
New Orleans legends the Wild Magnolias released their second album, THEY CALL US WILD, in Europe in 1975, but it didn't come out in the States until the '90s, when the band finally went national. Today they're thought of as an old-school Mardis Gras party band, but these early recordings reveal a greasier, murkier sound that owes something to the swamp-funk shadings of late-'60s/early-'70s Dr. John, as well as the slightly jazzy West Coast funkateers in War