New Orleans Funk 4Now in its fourth instalment, Soul Jazz Records’ excursions into the history of New Orleans funk and soul continue to unearth rare and vintage tracks by Crescent City artists whose rhythms pioneered the rock and roll revolution.

Artists such as Dave Bartholomew, who co-wrote and produced more than forty hits for Fats Domino; pianist and singer Johnny Adams; blessed with a multi-octave range; James Waynes, an inspiration to The Clash who covered his Junco Partner; plus Betty Harris [header image], Norma Jean, Clifton Chenier, and Eddie Bo. These are just some of the exponents of the irresistible sounds of New Orleans music to be found on this superlative series.

New Orleans Funk 4: Voodoo Fire in New Orleans 1951 – 1975 is out now via Soul Jazz Records.

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