Happy Mardi Gras, y'all! Throw Me Something, Mister! (just practicing...) Well, what would Mardi Gras be without the traditional songs that we know and love? If you're having a party and need a festive playlist, or just want to get yourself in the mood for the parades and chicken runs, we've got all the music you need right here! I have listed some of my favorites below, but also, thanks to OffBeat Magazine  for the awesome selection!


  1. 'Hey Pocky Way' by the Meters
  2. 'Mardi Gras Mambo' -  Hawkettes
  3. 'Iko Iko' -  Dixie Cups
  4. 'Indian Red' - Treme Brass & Indian Band
  5. 'Mardi Gras in New Orleans' - Professor Longhair
  6. 'Carnival Time' - Al Johnson.
  7. 'Big Chief Part 1' -  Professor Longhair
  8. 'Big Chief Part 2' - Professor Longhair
  9. 'They All Axed For You' - The Meters
  10. 'Street Parade' - Earl King
  11. 'All on Mardi Gras Day' - Wild Magnolias
  12. 'Tipitinas' - Wild Magnolias
  13. 'Fire on the Bayou' - Neville Brothers