The Wild Tchoupitoulas

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The Wild Tchoupitoulas, a group of Mardi Gras Indians formed in the early 1970's by George Landry, joined with New Orleans funk band, The Meters and recorded an album, featuring the "call-and-response" style chants typical of Mardi Gras Indians. Vocals were provided by Landry, as "Big Chief Jolly", as well as other members of his Mardi Gras tribe. Backing band was provided in part by members of the Meters. The album also features Landry's nephews, the Neville Brothers, providing harmonies and some instrumentation. Read more on Last.fm

The Wild Tchoupitoulas
Wild Tchoupitoulas
Album (1976)