Eddie Bo  

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Edwin Joseph Bocage ("Eddie Bo") (September 20, 1930March 18, 2009) was an American singer and one of the last New Orleans junker-style pianists. Schooled in jazz, he was known for his blues, soul and funk recordings, compositions, productions and arrangements. He debuted on Ace Records in 1955 and released more single records than anyone else in New Orleans other than Fats Domino. His song "Hook & Sling" was featured on the breakbeat compilation "Ultimate Breaks and Beats" and on the rare groove compilation Rare Grooves Vol. 1.


  • 1988 Check Mr. Popeye (Rounder)
  • 1993 New Orleans Piano Riffs for DJs (Tuff City)
  • 1996 Back Up This Train
  • 1995 Eddie Bo And Friends (Bo-Sound)
  • 1996 Oo La La, Mardi Gras (Bo-Sound)
  • 1997 A Shoot From The Root (Soulciety)
  • 1998 Hole In It (Soulciety)
  • 1998 Nine Yards Of Funk (Bo-Sound)
  • 2001 We Come To Party (Bo-Sound)
  • 2007 Saints, Let's Go Marching On In (Bo-Sound)

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