79rs Gang :: Dead and Gone / Wrong Part of Town

2015’s Fire on the Bayou was the debut album from 79rs Gang, the musical partnership between former rivals Big Chief Jermaine Bossier of the 7th Ward Creole Hunters and Big Chief Romeo Bougere of the 9th Ward Hunters. The Sinking City-released LP was an invigorating return to the early musical forms of the New Orleans Mardi Gras Indians, closer to the field recordings of Alan Lomax and Les Blank than the fully-formed 1970s releases from seminal groups like the Wild Tchoupitoulas or the Wild Magnolias. (Which is not to say those records are any less . . .

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